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Connecticut Jury Awards Pradaxa Bleeding Victim Over $1.6 Million

by Staff Blogger | May 23rd, 2019

Yvette Ferrer of Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, alongside a team of trial attorneys at the law firms of Ury & Moskow and Childers, Schleuter & Smith, helped recover more than $1.6 million in combined compensatory and punitive damages for a 75-year-old New York man who was seriously injured by the blood thinner Pradaxa. The victim

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Pain and Swelling After a Joint Replacement? It May Be Defective.

by Staff Blogger | May 21st, 2019

It’s common for joints in the body, including the hips and knees, to become less mobile and even fail due to certain diseases, side effects of medication, and the natural aging process. When that happens, many people turn to joint replacement surgeries to reduce their symptoms and improve their mobility. However, many joint replacements are

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What’s the Difference Between a Drug Side Effect and a Drug Injury?

by Staff Blogger | May 14th, 2019

All medications have side effects that are usually discovered either during their research and development phases or during clinical trials involving actual patients. Those side effects are often well-documented on medication packaging, in commercials and advertisements, and via healthcare providers when they prescribe drugs to patients. Side effects can range from mild symptoms to severe

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Xeljanz Linked to Blood Clots in Lungs and Increased Risk of Death

by Staff Blogger | May 7th, 2019

Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib), medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), are linked to an increased risk of developing blood clots in the lungs and death, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA alerted the public about this danger in Feb. 2019 after an external data safety monitoring committee found

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