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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

An Ecoli Outbreak Has Been Reported In Brazos County!

// An E-coli outbreak has been reported in Brazos County.  Eight persons have contracted the strain O157:H7.  Two of these are young brothers from the Bryan College Station area, who remain in Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX.  The remaining six are adults and have not been hospitalized. E. coli is a harmful bact[...]

Date: May 10, 2013 / Environmental Injury / Uncategorized

The Amount Of Granuflo Lawsuits Continues To Increase

With an FDA investigation underway the amount of Granuflo lawsuits being initiated continues to increase. Utilized to neutralize acid in the bloodstream during kidney dialysis, Fresnius' acid concentrated powder is alleged to result in dangerous side effects for patients. The dry substance allows the body to create bicarbonate [...]

Date: May 5, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

ExxonMobil Refinery Fire In Beaumont TX

In the news yesterday, the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, TX was the scene of a fire where 12 plant workers were injured, with most suffering extensive burns. The fire occurred near a hydrotreater heat exchanger and the workers were welding a section of the heat exchanger as part of maintenance work at the refinery.  The hyd[...]

Date: April 18, 2013 / Environmental Injury / Uncategorized

Can A Swimming Pool Injury Result In Lifelong Trauma?

Since a swimming pool injury can result in life impacting consequences like medical bills, physical disability, and time off from work, it is important to be aware of one’s rights in the aftermath. Someone who knows how to handle civil law can help to determine the at-fault party and what approach will result in appropriate c[...]

Date: April 10, 2013 / Accident Attorney

The Issue With Swimmming Pool Accident Claims Is That They Can Be Complicated

The issue with swimming pool accident claims is that are extremely complicated for those who may not be knowledgeable in cases of this magnitude.  While people may casually recognize the danger that a body of water can pose, there are many things at the neighborhood swimming hangout that can cause serious injury or even death. [...]

Date: April 8, 2013 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Oil Field Injury Cases Should Be Handled By A Lawyer That Understands These Cases!

There are few safe jobs in the petroleum field, and these companies are experienced when it comes to handling accidents, so it is important for anyone harmed in an incident on the job to consider seeking the help of an oil field injury lawyer. This isn’t an area of case study unto itself, as a personal injury lawyer who is in[...]

Date: April 4, 2013 / Maritime

How Do You Know If Your Elligible For Social Security Disability?

What is social security disability can be answered in a couple of different ways depending on the situation of the individual, though the process in which the benefits are acquired remain the same, creating a complex claims method that would be best left to a specialized attorney. In a nutshell, the two forms of compensation, o[...]

Date: March 24, 2013 / Social Security Disability