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Gulf Coast Maritime Workers

Protection for Gulf Coast Maritime Workers

There are many thousands of people who call Southeast Texas home and who manage to make their living on the Gulf Coast, performing demanding and often risky work on oil rigs, ships of various sizes and types and on the docks and shipyards that dot the coast. A number of these jobs have built-in hazards and other hazards are often added to the mix, but every maritime worker has the same legal right as every other worker to reasonable protection from unsafe conditions and from any and all hazards present.

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Talcum Powder

Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Baby powder is widely used for a number of tasks, including absorbing moisture and freshening up. The product’s talcum powder base has unfortunately been linked to serious health problems when used for certain purposes, leading to allegations that companies have failed to warn consumers of these dangers despite decades of research.

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Zofran

Birth Defects Linked to Zofran

It’s no secret that many women face nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, often referred to as morning sickness. Statistics rate that as many as 85% of pregnant women experience some degree of nausea during their pregnancies. Some women experience an acute degree of vomiting, prompting a prescription for anti-nausea medication.

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