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St. Jude Defibrillator Implants Lawsuits

St. Jude Medical has recalled two types of its medical defibrillators after patients died as a result of malfunctioning batteries. The FDA has identified this as a Class 1 recall, the most serious type of recall there is. Use of a defective…
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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…
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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits

Bard IVC filters were designed to save lives. But instead, they are putting thousands of Americans at risk. Many patients are walking around with Bard IVC filters and do not know that they could be deadly. If you or a loved one have a Bard…
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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…

Is My Defective Drug Case Part of A Class Action Lawsuit?

You are taking a drug and you have suffered an injury. You do your research and you see that other people have been injured by the same drug. You want to call a lawyer to find out if you have any legal rights. You want to know if you…
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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…
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The Prolonged Use of IVC Filter Implants Can Lead To Serious Health Concerns

Every year, tens of thousands of patients in the US receive Inferior Vena Cava Filter (IVC FILTER) implants. These implants prevent blood clots from traveling to a patient’s lungs and causing pulmonary embolism. They are intended for short-term…
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Erb's Palsy - Causes, Types & Treatments

Erb's Palsy is a form of birth injury involving severe damage to the brachial plexus nerves, muscle and/or bones in a baby's shoulder(s) and which often occurs during labor and delivery. The brachial plexus nerves begin at the base of the…
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Medical Malpractice & Diabetes

More than 23 million Americans are afflicted with diabetes––the 7th most common cause of death in America. Diabetes is the single most common cause of adult blindness, kidney failure, and non-traumatic amputations in the nation. Because…
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3 Common Misconceptions About Medical Malpractice Cases

The law surrounding medical malpractice is complicated, and you will need the assistance of an experienced medical malpractice attorney to help you navigate the law and achieve a successful outcome. That being said, here are 3 common misconceptions…