Portner & Shure Blog

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September 09, 2018
Suffering from a hernia is a common medical condition that is often treated surgically by doctors implanting a Hernia Mesh. However, certain types of hernia mesh have been found to cause chronic pain, bowel obstruction, and severe infections. Often times, these conditions get become so painful,... Read More
September 09, 2018
Over 15,000 lawsuits have already been filed against Bayer for complications resulting from Essure, the birth-control medical device that has since been recalled. Essure is a medical device that’s designed to provide women a permanent birth control option. Since its distribution on the market,... Read More
August 30, 2018
At Portner & Shure, we truly believe that everyone has the right to dedicated, professional, and tireless legal representation. The effects of a criminal conviction can be serious and can even uproot life as you know it. If you have been accused of a crime, you deserve the opportunity to fight... Read More
August 22, 2018
With all the advancements in medicine and technology, we trust that our healthcare professionals will perform their duties in the most professional and responsible manner possible to help us overcome our injury or illness. With their many years of training and experience, we expect them to... Read More
August 15, 2018
The loss of a family member is a heartbreaking and difficult experience. Even worse is if their death was caused by the carelessness or negligence of another. The unexpected death of a loved one can create a significant amount of emotional pain for the surviving family members, especially if the... Read More
August 10, 2018
The roads can be a dangerous place. With the number of commuters increasing each year, the potential for a car accident is real. Serious injury can occur to you and/or your passengers if you’re involved in a crash with another vehicle. At Portner & Shure, we want you to know that you have the... Read More
July 31, 2018
Accidents happen every day on the roads. It’s an unfortunate reality with the high number of vehicles that commute each day. The best defense against a potential accident is to be aware of your surroundings and practice safe driving. However, you cannot control what other drivers do. An accident of... Read More
July 27, 2018
When you place your loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility you trust that the medical and assisting staff will take care of them. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. In the U.S. there are many instances of nursing home abuse and neglect afflicted on seniors. There are many... Read More
July 23, 2018
Summer is a time to be outside and enjoy the warm weather and long nights. One way people take advantage of those things is to ride a motorcycle. Whether you use your motorcycle for all your commuting or purely for recreation on the weekends, understanding motorcycle safety can be the difference... Read More
July 17, 2018
For the last decade, e-cigarettes, commonly referred to as e-cigs or vape pens, have been gaining popularity among smokers. Users believe that e-cigarettes are healthier than traditional cigarettes and while it’s true that they contain fewer harmful chemicals than conventional cigarettes, smoking... Read More