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Affected by California’s Wildfires? Contact Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough.

by Staff Blogger | 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 to

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Former Players Say NFL is Stalling on Settlement Payments

by Staff Blogger | 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 with

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Stop the Bleeding – FDA Approves Praxbind® – Reversal Agent for Pradaxa®

by John Kirtley, III | April 7th, 2016

Pradaxa® is an anticoagulant drug used for the prevention of stroke, blood clots in patients who undergo total hip replacement surgery or total knee replacement surgery, treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms, and the prevention of recurrence of such events in adults. Clinical use of Pradaxa equates to over four million patient-years in

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Unsure About Essure®

by Christina Feller | March 31st, 2016

On February 29, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would require the permanent, implantable contraceptive device Essure® to carry a black box warning regarding some of the serious risks associated with its use. While we appreciate the FDA finally taking action, the product has been on the market since 2002, and

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