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Monthly Archives: June 2013



When Chemical Plant Explosions Occur The Devastation Can Be Severe!

When a chemical plant explosion occurs, it often results in catastrophic damage and loss of life. These disasters occur with frightening frequency because safety regulations at these facilities are often not followed correctly. Factory-owning companies have a duty to protect their workers from major accidents, and when they fai[...]

Date: June 26, 2013 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Yaz Injury Lawsuits Have Been Filed Due To Dangerous Side Effects

Yaz studies sponsored by the FDA have shown an increased risk for severe disorders related to the cardiovascular system. The primary ingredient in this drug, drospirenone, is a synthetic hormone primarily used for birth control. However, it is also associated with elevated potassium levels due to its diuretic properties. This c[...]

Date: June 25, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Dialysis Linked Heart Attacks Have Been Linked To Granuflo & Naturalyte

The chemicals Granuflo and Naturalyte are used to remove impurities from the blood, but dialysis linked heart attacks have increasingly become associated with these Fresenius products. Fresenius, a leading supplier of dialysis equipment and supplies, has its products used in centers that are operated by itself and other compani[...]

Date: June 18, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Copper Vision Has Issued A World Wide Avaira Contact Lens Recall

Under pressure from the FDA, an Avaira contact lens recall was CooperVision issued a worldwide Avaira contact lens recall two times in 2011. The first in the spring, and later that year it was expanded to include an additional brand. Brands Sphere and Toric were found to be tainted with an unhealthy level of silicone oil residu[...]

Date: June 13, 2013 / Product Liability / Uncategorized

Asbestosis Is Very Common With Airplane Mechanics

What is most deadly about asbestosis is not its chronic nature, but the likelihood it will lead to fatal conditions like lung failure or cancer. This disease is caused by exposure to asbestos, a silicate material used in the early to middle 20th century and prized for its resistance to heat and tensile strength. After years of [...]

Date: June 11, 2013 / Environmental Injury / Uncategorized

PPH Symptoms seem quite minor at first.

Primary pulmonary hypertension is a disease affecting the heart, lungs and the arteries that connect them. It is not well understood, but between 500 and 1,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. The disease is most common in women 20 to 40 years old, but it can affect men, women and children. Doctors aren’t completely sure w[...]

Date: June 10, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Fosamax Side Effects And Recalls Are Causing Lawsuits

It has been discovered that Fosamax side effects may include esophageal ulceration, joint pain, bone pain, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and femur fractures. This popularly prescribed bisphosphonate, also known by alendronate, is typically used as an oral treatment for Paget’s disease and osteoporosis. The purpose of this drug i[...]

Date: June 7, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Pfizer Chantix Side Effects Like Mental Distress Are Spawning Law Suits

Many tobacco users who are using Varenicline to help them quit smoking have experienced severe Chantix related symptoms. This drug has shown to be effective in helping people give up cigarettes, so it has been regularly prescribed since 2006. In the last few years, though, many people using Chantix have filed a lawsuit for compl[...]

Date: June 3, 2013 / Drug Injury
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