Month: June 2013

Patients or family members of patients can file a Granuflo lawsuit based on what is believed to be negligent conduct by the Fresenius Medical Care Company. The dangers associated with the use of this dialysis chemical may make litigation necessary for fair compensation. Granuflo is a powder product of Fresenius that is used during dialysis. […]

People taking a Type 2 diabetes drug may suffer side effects that cause dysfunction in the kidneys, thyroid or pancreas. The FDA has tracked several medications for years, and has forced manufacturers to improve their package labeling several times as research reveals more concerns. Byetta, Bydureon, Janumet, Januvia, Tradjenta and Victoza are among the medications […]

When a fertilizer plant explosion occurs, an uncontrolled fire is usually the reason behind it. Fires are not typically a problem at facilities that are regularly inspected for their safety. The April 17 disaster in West, Texas, is an example of what can happen when flames come in contact with combustible compounds. Investigators are still […]

People in north Texas looking for a disability lawyer in Dallas should consider attorneys who reside in other cities. The most important thing to consider when searching for a legal profession is their history of success—not their geographic location. Dealing with the Social Security Administration can be a frustrating process, and more than half of […]

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 fail to do so, they are behaving […]

A study released by the Journal of the American Medical Association is showing a link between a fluorquinolone based antibiotic and some adverse side effects. The list of medications containing this ingredient includes Cipro, Avelox, Factive, Gatifloxacin, Floxin, Levaquin, Penetrex, Maxaquin, Sparfloxacin, and Noroxin. These are typically used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. […]

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 can result in heart attacks, […]

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 companies all across the nation. Dialysis is […]

Recently, the possibility of Clomid linked birth defects has become a concern.In 1967, when it was first introduced to the market, the drug was prescribed to women with erratic menstruation cycles. Currently, this medication is used to help women ovulate and increase their fertility. It is also known by the name clomiphene citrate. To find […]

There are multiple new studies that show a link between antidepressant usage and birth defects.  Some of the drugs in the study that are shown to have a link are Lexapro, Luvox, Celexa, Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac, and Symbyax. These are all in the drug class called SSRIs, or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. They are dispensed […]