Tag Archive for: Recoverable damage compensation

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Boys also experience body dysmorphia caused by social media resulting in depression.

Michigan – February 18, 2023 Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health condition in which a person cannot stop thinking about one or more perceived defects or flaws in their appearance even if it is a flaw that appears minor or cannot…
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Social media may alter adaptive neural development in young people causing harm.

Michigan - February 21, 2023 Neuroplasticity is how human experiences reorganize neural pathways in the brain. Lasting brain function changes occur when humans learn new things or memorize new information. Because young people are vulnerable…
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COVID-19 isolation and increased use of social media possible correlation to suicide.

Michigan - February 20, 2023 Suicide has been named as the second leading cause of death for individuals aged 5–24 years in the United States. This serious danger to young people is a significant public health concern which may have been…
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Is Meta and its social media grip in America increasing mental health harms?

Michigan - February 20, 2023 The link between social harms including depression, anxiety, and isolation is growing with the use of social media.  Approximately 59% of the world’s population was registered with at least one social app according…
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Buffalo shooting: Social media platforms and directed algorithms that harm society.

February 15, 2023 An 18-year-old Buffalo gunman who went on a racially driven shooting rampage spent months on social media researching before he acted.  Authorities said the teenager, reported by local media to have been a student at the…
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Louisiana lawyers explain how AFFF claims are processed for United States Veterans.

Louisiana - February 7, 2023 Many military service firefighter veterans have suffered physical, emotional, and financial harms through illnesses related to Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF), which is a chemical used in training exercises and…
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How dangerous is the drinking water in New Orleans?

Louisiana - February 7, 2023 Although aqueous film forming foams (AFFF) is effective in extinguishing petroleum and jet fuel fires and is widely used in the oil industry surrounding Louisiana, it can be toxic to the collection of groundwater.…
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Is the U.S. Department of Defense phasing out aqueous film-forming foam?

Louisiana – February 5, 2023 The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GOA)confirmed that the Department of Defense (DOD) must legally phase out its use of the PFAS-based Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) by October of 2023. The change…
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Are Louisiana firefighters taking steps to remove dangerous AFFF firefighting agents?

Louisiana - January 24, 2023 Firefighters around the country are just starting the tedious process of removing firefighting foam that contains “forever chemicals.” This toxic foam contains PFAS, or poly-fluoroalkyl substances, which can…
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Ground water absorbs toxins from AFFF hurting Louisiana residents.

January 20, 2023 Ground saturation of dangerous chemicals during firefighting activities in Louisiana can cause contamination of groundwater that may affect community drinking water because it is absorbed into the soil and runs into aquifers.…
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New laws surrounding the dangers of social media after the congressional hearings.

Michigan - December 21, 2022 New bill. A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill in December aimed at increasing transparency for Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies as lawmakers debate whether to ban TikTok. The Platform…
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Can a person who experienced harms from Instagram prove related loss of earnings?

Michigan – October 29, 2022 Teenagers and young adults who have used Facebook or Instagram and subsequently experienced negative mental health impacts that continue to plague them as they get older may be eligible to file a lawsuit to recover…
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What should Woodstock Georgia drunk driving accident victims do to recover losses?

Georgia – August 26, 2022 Drunk driving accident victims may have questions and concerns after they suffer personal injury or property loss because of an accident. Accident victims may need to recover compensation for their losses in a…
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What kind of damage compensation can victims access in San Diego legal action?

California – July 24, 2022 A personal injury lawsuit is when a victim who has suffered loss or harm at the hands of another person files a claim in court to access fiscal compensation for their losses. In California, this type of legal…
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Driver succumbs to fatal injury, passenger is injured in San Diego, who pays damages?

California – July 22, 2022 A single vehicle car crash on San Pasqual Valley Road resulted in fatal injury to the driver at the scene and internal injury to a passenger according to San Diego Police. Driving under the influence is suspected…
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Popcorn brain: Are social media platforms related to declining youth mental health.

Michigan - July 12, 2022 Overstimulation of the brain can lead to a biological effect referred to as “popcorn brain” which is a byproduct of spending too much time online.  The brain becomes overstimulated with a constant feed of information…