Entries by jromDLT

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Imodium Overdoses Linked to Heart Problems

The Federal Drug Administration has warned that taking higher than the recommended doses of Imodium, whether intentionally or unintentionally can lead to serious heart problems and even death. If you or someone you know has taken Imodium in higher than recommended doses, whether intentionally or unintentionally and is experiencing any of the following symptoms, call […]

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Cholesterol Drug Zocor Linked to Serious and Life Threatening Conditions

Statins are drugs commonly prescribed by doctors to help patients lower their cholesterol. The synthetic statin Zocor sold by Merck had been on the market since 1991, and since 2006, Zocor has also been marketed under the name Simvastatin in generic form. Zocor, especially in higher doses, has been linked to serious and life-threatening medical […]

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Acne Medication Accutane Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Other Serious Side Effects

Accutane was distributed by Hoffman-La Roche to treat mild to severe acne. This drug was extremely popular for many years and many people used Accutane knowing that it was accompanied by serious risks. Accutane reportedly brought in more than $1.2 billion in annual sales before Hoffman-La Roche took it off of the market in 2009 […]

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What is New Jersey’s Secondary Injury Fund?

New Jersey’s Secondary Injury Fund was established to prevent discrimination against the disabled workers. The program is state funded through a surcharge on workers’ compensation insurance policies, and essentially immunizes employers from liabilities arising from an employee becoming totally disabled due to a combination of a preexisting medical condition and any new work-related accident or […]