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15 January 2017
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Hip blog

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered makers of hip replacement implants to study whether its implants raise the level of metal in patients’ blood to dangerous levels. The failure rates of the implants have prompted recalls and increased regulator inspection. The high level of metal in blood […]


15 January 2017
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Are You at Risk for Hepatitis C?

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE Are You at Risk for Hepatitis C? Today’s news and newspapers uncovers Northern Westchester hospital, in Westchester NY, as having potentially exposing 6,000 patients to Hepatitis C. The patients were injected with what they thought was Fentanyl, a painkiller. However, a surgical technician had substituted the drug with […]


15 January 2017
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Babies Born With Erb’s Palsy

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE Babies Born With Erb’s Palsy Bad births can lead to Erb’s Palsy, a condition in which nerves are stretched and cause the hand, arm, shoulder and face to be injured. Erb’s Palsy is frequently caused by the use of excessive force or inappropriate traction on the infant’s head […]


15 January 2017
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Don’t Ever Take Your Jacket Off

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE Don’t Ever Take Your Jacket Off An attorney must carry a certain persona at all times in order to gain maximum recovery in regards to your case. Your professionalism, attitude, confidence, vocabulary, mannerisms, facial expressions and even dress will set the stage for how you are perceived by […]


15 January 2017
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Crib Can Be Traps

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE When you have a baby, the last thing you want to think about is whether the crib you purchased is safe – especially whether or not your drop-side crib will injure your child or even cause your child’s death. Cribs are meant to be a safe haven for […]


15 January 2017
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The Courtroom and the Sports Court

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE The Courtroom and the Sports Court I live my life in the spirit of competition, in the courtroom and on the sports court. Both are equally as satisfying. Reaching for bliss, both mentally and physically, requires a tenacious commitment that comes along with success and defeat. Simultaneously striving […]


15 January 2017
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Car Seats Pose Laceration and Choking Risks

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE Car Seats Pose Laceration and Choking Risks On November 4, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with car seat manufacturer Britax Child Safety Inc., of Charlotte, N.C., has recalled around 23,000 Chaperone infant car seats due to laceration and choking dangers. Consumers are warned to stop […]


15 January 2017
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Dangerous Strollers Take Fingers

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE Dangerous Strollers Take Fingers When you are strolling along, enjoying the day with your child in your Simplicity/Graco stroller, the last thing you want to think about is whether or not your Simplicity/Graco stroller will injure or even cut off your child’s finger. Now, with your child strapped […]


14 January 2017
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Born With Brain Damage!

As Published By ALAN S. RIPKA, ESQUIRE Born With Brain Damage! Have you wondered why your child is not acting the way he or she should? Has your baby not reached the milestones that you were told that they would? Has the doctor avoided your concerns and told you “everything will be fine?” If any […]


14 January 2017
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Bodybuilding blog

The news recently reported that certain bodybuilding enhancement products that are sold as nutritional supplements might contain hidden or unknown steroids or steroid-like substances that can cause serious and permanent injuries. These products may claim to enhance or diminish the effects of hormones like testosterone, estrogen or progestin, and may be labeled “anabolic,” “tren,” “blocks […]