Have you developed complications resulting from a faulty IVC filter?
Posted by: Admin on November 13, 2015 in Mass Tort Litigation - MDL
If you are at risk for blood clots, your physician has likely prescribed a blood thinner. However, if you are like some patients who can’t take blood thinners, your doctors might have recommended the implantation of a small metal device, called a retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter.
Ohio Bill Would Allow Workers’ Compensation for First Responder PTSD
An Ohio Senate committee passed S.B.5, legislation that would make police, firefighters and emergency medical technicians who are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) arising from employment eligible for workers’ compensation, even though there is no accompanying physical injury.
Low Testosterone (Low T) Treatment Poses Serious Health Risks
Testosterone products, which are prescribed to treat low testosterone (“Low T”) in men, have become popular among young men seeking physical enhancement and older men who want to counter signs of aging. Recent studies, though, have suggested that "Low T Syndrome" treatment offers no proven benefits for healthy men. Rather, it seems that "Low T Syndrome" is an invention of pharmaceutical companies designed to sell treatment products.
Link Between Risperdal and Gynecomastia Leads to Lawsuits
Have you or a family member taken Risperdal as a child or adolescent and developed gynecomastia (breast growth) as a result? If so, you may want to learn more about dangerous side effects and the potential for filing a lawsuit.
Manufacturers Settling for Defective Hip Implants
More than one million Americans have a knee or hip replaced each year to relieve pain, improve movement and help the joint function better. However, many metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implants are failing in as little as five years or less. Defective MoM implants can lead to the loss of muscle mass, fluid build-up, pseudo tumors and carcinogenesis, the development of cancerous cells. One of the most serious conditions, called metallosis, or metal poisoning, is identified through a blood test. If left untreated, metallosis can cause intense pain, tissue and bone death, and even organ failure.
SSRI Anti-Depressant Dangerous Side Effects
Have you or a family member been affected by the adverse effects of SSRI anti-depressants? Then you may want to learn more about dangerous side effects and the potential for filing a lawsuit. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants may cause serious birth defects in infants whose mothers take the drugs while pregnant, especially during the early months of pregnancy.
Xarelto Dangerous Side Effects
Have you or a family member been affected by the adverse effects of Xarelto? Then you may want to learn more about dangerous side effects and the potential for filing a lawsuit. You may be entitled to compensation.
10 Tips to Follow After a Car Accident
Throughout our blog series on distracted driving, we have highlighted behavior that contributes to distracted driving as well as many of its repercussions. As we highlighted in our first blog, “The Rising Cost of Distracted Driving: Facts and Stats,” distracted driving is now the third cause of road fatalities—at any given daylight moment across the U.S., approximately 600,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving.
Distracted Driving and Teens
In the last blog in our distracted driving series, we addressed the distractions that can occur when driving with small children in the back seat. When those children become teens with driver’s licenses, distractions while driving can include cell phones, music, friends and a host of other dangers that come with multitasking while at the wheel.
Distracted Driving: Keeping Kids Safe
In earlier blogs in this series, we’ve covered the rising cost of distracted driving and its cost on the workplace. And while most people associate distracted driving with texting and talking on the phone, there are other contributing factors, such as families driving with children in the back seat. A recent study suggests that children are 12 times a greater cause of driver distraction than cell phones.