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The Rise of IVC Filters Failure Rates
Occasionally, the medical community will bring us a breakthrough in treatment or drug therapy that years down the road proves to be anything but.

Drug Product Liability Injuries: The Three Types of Claims
One of the largest industries in the United States is the pharmaceutical drug market. The FDA regulates these medications, but many people still have injuries when using prescription drugs or medical devices.

Approving Pharmaceutical Drugs – Does the Process Work?
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 48.5 percent of people from 2007 to 2010 had taken at least one prescription drug within a 30-day time period.

Inadequate Security – Understanding a Business Owner's Responsibility
Similar to a slip-and-fall accident or other premises liability situations, business owners have a responsibility to make sure that their visitors and guests are safe.

The Risks of Faulty Metal-on-Metal Hips and How You Can Obtain Compensation
As a medical procedure, hip replacement has been common for several hundred years. Recently, advances in technology have sped up the actual surgery and recovery process. However, the rush to make these improvements has led to some alarming risks.

4 Consumer Protection Agencies in the United States
Separate agencies of the federal government handle different aspects of consumer protection...

 


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Attorney Profile:

Meet Colorado Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury and Insurance Dispute Attorney R. Mack Babcock

Prior to founding The Babcock Law Firm, LLC, R. Mack Babcock spent many years on the other side of workers' compensation , personal injury and insurance disputes representing some of the largest insurance companies and corporations in Colorado as an attorney at a midsize insurance defense firm.

Babcock is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Workers' Compensation Educational Association.  In early 2008, he was elected as the Colorado House District 43 Committee Chairperson for the Douglas County Colorado Democratic Party. In connection with this position, he is responsible for finding a candidate(s) to run for House District 43, overseeing the campaign(s), organizing volunteers, and also sits on the executive committee for the Douglas County Democratic Party.