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Taking Action with Elders in Action

April 29, 2014 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Pickett Dummigan LLP is a proud sponsor of Elders in Action, an organization that promotes a healthy and strong community for older adults. These committed citizens provide personal advocate services to help the elderly deal with housing, healthcare, crime, and abuse. Their efforts have increased the welfare of elders in our community and increased the […]

Take Caution with Children and Codeine

April 22, 2014 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Codeine is an opioid drug used to treat pain and suppress cough. In adults, it can be useful for treating the symptoms of some illnesses. However, doctors have long known that codeine is dangerous when prescribed to children because its effectiveness is unpredictable. Children metabolize codeine differently and can absorb higher amounts of the drug […]

There’s More to Worker’s Compensation

April 16, 2014 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Worker’s compensation is an exchange of legal rights between an employer and an employee that is usually required by law. The laws for worker’s compensation may vary from state to state, but the application is similar. Generally, workers who are injured on the job can qualify for worker compensation benefits. When a worker qualifies, the […]