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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...


Workers' Compensation Law Firm Profiles

R. Mack Babcock

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, car accidents, 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.

Gerber & Holder Workers' Compensation Attorneys

Meet Atlanta's Top Workers' Compensation and Work Injury Attorneys

In 2018, two widely respected attorneys joined forces to establish Gerber & Holder Attorneys at Law, an Atlanta-based workers' compensation law firm dedicated to protecting injured workers in Georgia. Together, Ben Gerber and Thomas Holder bring an impressive resume of combined skills, knowledge, resources and experience to work for individuals suffering from a work-related accident such as back and neck injuries, spinal cord trauma, head and brain injuries, construction accidents, car accidents, truck accidents and other catastrophic injuries.

Both attorneys have an impressive history of success in workers' compensation cases with over 50 years of combined experience practicing law in Georgia. Their accomplishments include recognitions from Super Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, AV Martindale-Hubbell, Avvo, the Atlanta Bar Association, Knights of the Bar, the Lawyers' Foundation of Georgia and others. Ben Gerber also appeared as a guest on the radio show Atlanta Legal Experts. He's also an active member of the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Lawyers (WCCL) board, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Atlanta Bar Association and the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.