Dickerson Oxton - July 2020


Manufacturing Errors: The Food and Drug Administration carefully oversees the prescription drug industry and requires all manufacturers to meet an acceptable standard of care in their production processes. When a manufacturer learns that one of its products is dangerous, the company must take appropriate action to limit injuries to patients who take the dangerous drugs. With these claims, plaintiffs don’t necessarily have to prove defendants were negligent, only that the medication in question was indeed defective and the defect caused the plaintiff’s damages.


plaintiff must show the court how the medication error constitutes a breach of the acceptable standard of care for the situation. Finally, the plaintiff must prove they suffered actual harm or injury, and the defendant’s negligence caused, more likely than not, the damage. While this may sound straight forward, medical malpractice claims are complex lawsuits and need to be discussed with a lawyer. If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to a medication error, call Dickerson Oxton today for a free consultation. and any additional heat sources. For anyone who’s never used a charcoal grill before, it’s important not to add charcoal fluid to the coals while they’re already ignited. Additionally, don’t use any combustible liquid other than the starter fluid. PROPANE GRILLS As you prepare your propane grill this summer, check for any gas leaks before using it for the first time. If you find a leak, turn off the grill immediately and call a professional to take a look at the problem before you use it again. Additionally, if you smell gas while you’re cooking, then back away from the grill and call the fire department. PREVENT GRILL BURNS Don’t grill in high winds because they can cause unpredictable flames and increase burn and fire risks. While you’re cooking, also protect your hands. Use long utensils so your hands aren’t too close to the heat of the grill. You can also use heat-resistant gloves while you grill for optimum hand safety.

An experienced lawyer will know which steps to take to win your medical malpractice claim. First, they must provide evidence that an official doctor- patient relationship existed between the plaintiff and the defendant. Second, the J uly brings bright sunshine, blue skies, and the urge to barbecue. As people across the state plan their Fourth of July annual barbecues or get their grills ready for a Saturday evening of burgers and brats, it’s important to keep an eye on safety. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, nearly 5,700 grill fires take place on a residential property each year, making safety a high priority. To avoid dangerous situations this month, read on for a few grill safety tips. GRILL SETUP Before you start grilling, position your grill in the safest place possible. Keep the grill away from areas with high foot traffic and play areas to prevent someone from accidentally bumping or running into the grill as you cook. Likewise, keep the grill away from railings and sidings, as well as out from under overhanging branches or under eaves. The heat radiating from the grill can cause objects around it to overheat and even catch fire. CHARCOAL GRILLS If you have a charcoal grill, then keep stored coals and starter fluid out of reach of children, pets,

No-Churn S'moresIceCream Inspired by GrainChanger.com


• 14 oz sweetened condensed milk • 2 tsp vanilla extract • 10 graham crackers, crushed • 1 chocolate bar, chopped • 2 cups whipping cream, chilled


1. In a large mixing bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, graham crackers, and chocolate. 2. In a separate bowl, use an electric mixer to beat whipping cream until peaks form, about 3 minutes. 3. Fold whipping cream into the condensed milk mixture. Transfer ice cream to a freezer-safe container, cover, and freeze for at least 8 hours. 4. Serve and enjoy on a hot summer day. It’s especially delicious in a waffle cone!

Enjoy risk-free grill outs this summer by following these tips!



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