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We’re Building Cases Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

by Staff Blogger | December 20th, 2022

In Nov. 2022, Walmart announced that it would pay $3.1 billion to settle opioid lawsuits filed by state and local governments for its role in the nation’s opioid crisis. To date, more than 500,000 people are estimated to have died as a result of opioid use and misuse in the U.S. during the past 20

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What to Know about Suing Generic Drug Manufacturers

by Staff Blogger | October 18th, 2022

Pharmaceutical companies often spend billions of dollars researching, developing, and testing new medications. When new drugs pass all FDA trials and are approved to be sold in pharmacies, they are protected by patents that last for 20 years. However, after their patents expire, other pharmaceutical companies can begin selling bioequivalent medications, which means they’re essentially

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5 Foods that Can Cause Dangerous Interactions with Commonly Used Medications

by Staff Blogger | October 11th, 2022

When doctors prescribe medications, they need to do so cautiously and with as much information about patients as possible. To reduce the risk of complications, they need to know things like patients’ allergy history and the names of any other medications or supplements they’re taking. That’s because both prescription and over-the-counter medications, along with dietary

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Will Your Doctor Tell You if Your Medication Was Recalled?

by Staff Blogger | August 30th, 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publishes information about product recalls on its website every time they happen, including the brand name, description, type of product, recall reason, and manufacturer. In August 2022 alone, more than 20 recall announcements have been publicized by the FDA. However, most of these recalls involve food/beverages or herbal

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