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Swimming Pool Accident Statistics Illustrate The Dangers Around Water

Swimming pool accident statistics illustrate the numerous dangers in and around these residential and public water features. The consequences can be serious and potentially fatal when not utilized and supervised with the utmost safety measures in place. According to the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, there are roughly 9 d[...]

Date: August 13, 2013 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Topamax Side Effects Can Affect Your Unborn Child

More research is being done to reveal some serious Topamax side effects. One of those is a birth defect that occurs during the early stages of fetal development. Studies have shown a link between a pregnant woman taking Topamax and oral clefts being present at birth. The fetus’ mouth opening or the roof of their mouth is not c[...]

Date: July 29, 2013 / Drug Injury

What Types Of Accidents Can A Personal Injury Suit Encompass

A personal injury suit is normally put together when a victim believes they’ve been harmed by a person or company acting negligently. This suffering may be physical or mental, and is even applicable if the victim was killed due to negligence. The victim or their family will have to prove to the court that the defendant either[...]

Date: July 25, 2013 / Personal Injury

DMAA Infused Workout Supplement Can Cause Serious Medical Side Effects

A DMAA-infused workout supplement poses several dangers to a person’s heart and brain. These products are believed to have caused the deaths of two U.S. Army soldiers and Claire Squires, a marathon runner. The active ingredient in these substances, dimethylamylamine, also known as DMAA or methylhexanamine, is a known vasoconst[...]

Date: July 2, 2013 / Drug Injury

Topamax Has Been Linked To Birth Defects

Topamax and Birth Defects Link Between Topamax and Birth Defects The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug Topamax (topiramate) in 1996 as an anti-convulsant.  While it is used to treat epilepsy, Topamax is more commonly prescribed to prevent migraine headaches. Topamax is also prescribed to treat obesity, alcoh[...]

Date: July 1, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

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

Pradaxa Side Effects Can Cause Excessive Bleeding Dangers

Hundreds of victims taking Pradaxa have experienced bleeding severe enough to put their lives in danger. Dabigatran, the active ingredient in the medication, is prescribed to people who are suffering from arterial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat. This disorder can result in a stroke, and Dabigatran’s anticoagulant proper[...]

Date: May 28, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Drug Injury Lawyers Can Help victims of PPH

A drug injury lawyer in Houston may be needed for people who are diagnosed with primary pulmonary hypertension. Every year, between 500 and 1,000 people are diagnosed with this disease, which is incurable and often fatal. Doctors are not completely sure what causes the disorder, as many people who develop it have no underlying [...]

Date: May 27, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Accutane Has Spawned Many Lawsuits Due To Side Effects

Those who have pursued an Accutane lawsuit have suffered from a range of major complications associated with the drug’s active ingredient, isotretinoin. This vitamin A derivative has been shown to cause severe birth defects, depression and permanent conditions like inflammatory bowel disease or uncontrolled bone growth. It ha[...]

Date: May 24, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Accutane Increases The Chances For Birth Defects

Although it is an effective treatment for cystic acne, Accutane related birth defects are extremely common in pregnant women taking the medication. In fact, the FDA has found a 25 to 35 percent increase in risk for severe abnormalities while taking the drug. The U.S., Germany and Australia are among the countries that have prod[...]

Date: May 23, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Do You Have Questions About The Definition Of Wrongful Death?

The wrongful death definition states that an individual or company can be found liable for the death of a person under common law. The claim is a civil action brought most commonly by close relatives or heirs of the deceased. Within the United States the standard of proof for a civil case is a preponderance of the evidence. If[...]

Date: May 16, 2013 / Uncategorized / Wrongful Death