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Why Are Dialysis Patients Filing Lawsuits For Health Complications?

Some dangerous dialysis medications have prompted lawsuits by many patients, with claims that the drugs were responsible for serious health concerns, including fatal heart failure. Specifically, Fresnius Medical Care’s Granuflo and Naturalyte are responsible for serious adverse effects and have been recalled by the FDA as a r[...]

Date: November 6, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Why Was A Darvocet Recall The Best Option For Patient Safety?

Though dextropropxyphene and the medications that contain it have been around for decades, the FDA instituted a Darvocet recall in November, 2012. Until 2009, the agency had considered the medication to be safe for general use, but after reviewing compiled statistics provided by medical examiners around the country, this opini[...]

Date: November 5, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

A Dedicated Child Injury Lawyer Will Try to Ease Recovery

Child injury lawyer Terry Bryant knows that any harm to an infant or young person can cause devastating trauma to a family. Even more so if the injury could have been prevented and was inflicted through the negligence of others. Dangers to babies and juveniles seem to lurk around every corner, and parents do their best to prote[...]

Date: September 26, 2013 / Medical Malpractice / Uncategorized

Understanding The Possible Side Effects Of Stopping Lipitor Suddenly

People have reported some side effects of stopping Lipitor, but researchers have also reported several major complications linked to long term usage of the medication. Atorvastatin is the active substance in this drug and is similar to other statin class medications. Like other statins, it is effective at reducing cholesterol a[...]

Date: September 13, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

What Exactly Is Byetta & Is It Safe to Use?

What Is Byetta? Is Byetta Safe? To anyone wondering, "what is Byetta?” there is a short and a long answer.  Put simply, it is an injected solution that helps those with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels.  Getting more technical, the drug is a brand named form of exenatide, which is an incretin mimetic.  Thi[...]

Date: September 12, 2013 / Drug Injury

Hire A Drug Injury Attorney When Suffering From Byetta Side Effects

Some of the Byetta side effects that have been documented have had dire consequences. For this reason, users (current and former) and their families have been filing lawsuits in order to receive fair compensation for their suffering. Byetta is a subcutaneous injection, usually administered twice daily to help regulate blood sug[...]

Date: September 6, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Understanding The Possible Risks Of Lipitor Side Effects

Today, post menopausal women are experiencing an increase in Type 2 Diabetes due to Lipitor side effects.  These drugs were introduced to lower cholesterol and try to prevent stroke and heart attacks in patients.  While the benefits are great, it is also important to understand the possible risks associated with this drug. T[...]

Date: September 4, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

What is the Mirena IUD? What Are Its Side Effects?

What Is Mirena? Does It Have Any Side Effects or Risks? Many forms of birth control are safe to use, but what is risky about Mirena is the hormone used in this IUD. Progestogen is mostly safe for women who are not pregnant, but it can cause serious adverse effects in women who become pregnant while using it. Like most other horm[...]

Date: August 26, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

How Is Steven Johnsons Syndrome Treatment Done

Immediate medical attention is key to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome treatment. The illness is most often caused by an allergic reaction to a medication and can be deadly at worst, excruciatingly painful at best. The illness has been linked to various over-the-counter and prescription drugs such as anti-gout medications, penicilli[...]

Date: August 15, 2013 / Product Liability / Uncategorized

People Who Suffer From Steven Johnsons Syndrome Are Often Victims Of Medical Negligence

People who suffer from Stevens-Johnson Syndrome are often the victims of medical negligence, even though SJS causes are only somewhat understood. This condition can be fatal and usually leaves the patient with permanent complications, including blindness or widespread scarring. The underlying cause is an immune system disorder,[...]

Date: August 14, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

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 co[...]

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