Da Vinci Robotic Surgery - Injuries Via Product or Surgeon?

The Da Vinci Robotic System entered the medical world with a certain amount of hype and expectation. Both doctors and patients know that the future of medicine lies with steadily improving technology. The limitations of the human body will inevitably…

Arkansas Driver Hits Group of Cyclists, Injures 7

Cycling near or on roads is an inherently risky endeavor. To alleviate some of the risk riders often choose to cycle in packs, believing that the increased visibility will greatly reduce the odds of drivers overlooking them on the side of…

6 Year Old Fatally Bitten By Family Dog

When envisioning dog bite cases most people think of poor, underfed, mistreated animals taking out their aggression on innocent passers-by. That scenario does play out all across the country, especially as a result of owners who train their…

Allergic Reaction to Affymax Omontys Anti Anemia Drug

Unfortunate news for anemia patients has recently come to light. The drug Omontys, developed distributed by the company Affymax, suffered a voluntary recall due to increased cases of allergic reaction to the drug. Administered to individuals…

Helping Injured Victims in 2013

2012 was year with a lot of ups and downs. As a nation we survived natural disasters, mass shootings, and more. Unfortunately there were also numerous cases of corporate irresponsibility and personal injury. Many Americans found themselves in…

Latest on Sexual Side Effects of Propecia

One of Propecia's primary functions is to reduce the effects of male pattern baldness and help regrow hair. In theory, better hair results in higher confidence and improved love life. It is ironic then that one of the most significant side effects…

What is Fosamax? Info on Usage and Dangers

Fosamax (alendronate) is considered a bisphosphonate. That means it has the ability to effect the growth and reconstruction of the bones in your body. The idea behind drugs like Fosamax is to reduce the degradation of bone loss and increase…

Michigan Experiences Worst of Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Due to Tainted Injections

The U.S. has recently experienced an outbreak of Fungal Meningitis. Multiple states have been affected since the source of the disease stems back to the New England Compounding Center. The NECC is responsible for preparing the steroid and shipping…

Update on Fungal Meningitis Outbreak (Video)

Over 400 cases of fungal meningitis have been linked to the recent outbreak due to tainted steroid injections. The outbreak has resulted in at least 30 deaths throughout more than 15 states. Cases and effects are still being reported so those…

Death Toll Reaches 11 for Contaminated Steroid Injections

The New England Compounding Pharmacy has recalled nearly 18,000 vials of compromised steroid solution. The pharmacy, which mixes it's own drug components, has been connected to a recent outbreak of meningitis that has resulted in 11 deaths.…