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Why Do You Need a Lawyer After a Drug Injury?
December 18th, 2018|
Whether you’re taking a prescription or over-the-counter medication, you expect it to help you manage your symptoms and treat your illness. But in their pursuit of profits, drug companies sometimes release medications that are unsafe. That happens when they fail to rigorously test their products, or when they’re aware of potential side effects but failRead More
How Do Doctors Treat Patients Who Received Defective Medical Devices?
December 11th, 2018|
When prescription or over-the-counter drugs are recalled, patients can contact their doctors to find suitable replacements or stop taking the affected medications (if advised). But when medical devices are recalled, patients often need surgery to remove the devices. And in some cases, there may not be a suitable replacement to help manage their health problemsRead More
Fentanyl Pain Patches Can Be Deadly
December 4th, 2018|
America is in the grips of an opioid epidemic. In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency due to the opioid crisis. Startling facts about that class of drug and its impact on American society from 2016-2017 include: More than 130 people dying of opioid drug-related overdoses dailyRead More
Drug Recall Alert: Another Blood Pressure Medication Tainted, Linked to Cancer
November 27th, 2018|
Just a few weeks ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that Irbesartan, a blood pressure medication, was being recalled by its manufacturer due to a discovery that it is tainted with impurities that could increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer. Now, another blood pressure medication called Losartan is being recalledRead More