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Decades of Sexual-Abuse Coverups in the Southern Baptist Convention

By Simmons Law Firm |

A landmark report has detailed systemic abuse within the S.B.C., abetted by church leaders. Kate Shellnutt, a senior news editor of Christianity Today, discusses the fallout. Learn More…

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Elderly Couple Arrested For Sexual Abuse

By Simmons Law Firm |

When you think of child sex abusers, you may imagine pedophiles or middle-aged men. However, anyone of any age can be a child abuser—even people in their 70s. An elderly couple from South Carolina was recently arrested for child abuse they allegedly inflicted on two children between 2005 and 2012. The 73-year-old woman and… Read More »

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Medical Conditions Most Often Missed By Doctors

By Simmons Law Firm |

Do you trust your doctor with your health? Most people do, and for the most part, doctors do meet the required standard of care. The majority of doctors can be counted on to make good decisions regarding the diagnosis and treatment of your illnesses and injuries. But mistakes do happen. Doctors are not infallible…. Read More »

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Wife Of Fire Chief Faces Child Sex Crime Charges

By Simmons Law Firm |

Child sex abuse is a prevalent crime that can happen to any child in a variety of settings. While often perpetrated by men, women may instigate sex abuse upon children as well. In fact, the wife of a South Carolina fire chief is facing multiple charges Over a one-year period—between April 22, 2020 and… Read More »

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Slips And Falls In Grocery Stores

By Simmons Law Firm |

Slips and falls can happen anywhere. They can happen in your home. They can happen outside on a slippery sidewalk or on stairs. Slips and falls can also happen in restaurants and grocery stores. Grocery stores are especially notorious for slips and falls, since there are so many foods, drinks, and other liquids in… Read More »

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Can Cosmetic Surgery Lead To Medical Malpractice?

By Simmons Law Firm |

Cosmetic surgery is common in our society, where many people—especially women—want to look their best as they get older. Our bodies may not look the same after childbirth or as we age. We may struggle with wrinkles, cellulite, sagging skin, drooping breasts, or excess fat in the abdominal area. Patients may also desire to… Read More »

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Top Work-Related Injuries

By Simmons Law Firm |

Employees often assume that their work environments are safe. They think their supervisors and managers will protect them and keep them free of injuries. While this may be true in some cases, the sad truth is that employees cannot always depend on their employers. Companies are always trying to save time and money, and… Read More »

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Liability In Sexual Assault Cases

By Simmons Law Firm |

Liability is a complicated matter in all types of legal cases. Even in cases involving sexual assault, where the perpetrator is caught in the act, there can be other possible parties who are at fault or hold some responsibility for these heinous crimes. This is often surprising to many victims. They do not always… Read More »

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Abbott Laboratories Sued For Defective Baby Formula

By Simmons Law Firm |

Parents expect that the baby formula they buy at the store will keep their child healthy, not cause them to become sick. Unfortunately, several powdered infant formulas from Abbott Laboratories have caused several babies to become very ill. Tragically, two of these children have died. Upset parents are now seeking answers and, in some… Read More »

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Timeline Of Sexual Assault At Michigan State University

By Simmons Law Firm |

Michigan State University is known as one of the top research universities in the United States. It is also known for its winning sports teams, including football, basketball, and gymnastics.  Sadly, the gymnastics team in also known for a sexual abuse scandal. In 2017, Larry Nassar, a team physician at Michigan State University and… Read More »

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