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What’s the Difference Between a Drug Side Effect and a Drug Injury?
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 severeRead More
Xeljanz Linked to Blood Clots in Lungs and Increased Risk of Death
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 foundRead More
Affected by California’s Wildfires? Contact Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough.
November 16th, 2018|
Wildfires have already destroyed more than 130,000 acres of land in California, causing an unprecedented death toll that continues to rise. Many residents in affected areas are still missing and many others have had their homes and property severely damaged or completely destroyed. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), a natural gas and electricity provider toRead More
Former Players Say NFL is Stalling on Settlement Payments
November 21st, 2017|
Research shows that repeated blows to the head and resulting brain injuries may be linked to the development of brain deterioration and conditions like ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. 20,000 former NFL players filed a class-action lawsuit against the league claiming that it hid the damages and potential complications associated withRead More