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6 Questions to Ask Potential Medical Malpractice Lawyers

After her son’s cesarean-section birth, Nicole was told he was in the NICU due to various complications. The doctor told Nicole her son would probably have cerebral palsy. Angry and convinced medical malpractice was at play, Nicole started hunting for… Read More

Big Pharma’s “Free Speech” Endangers Patients

A drug company recently filed suit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the “free speech” right to tout its products for untested, “off label” uses. The company is Amarin. The particular drug in question is Vascepa (icosapent ethyl)… Read More

The Top 3 Defense Arguments in a Cerebral Palsy Case and How We Beat Them

In every CP lawsuit, there are a number of defenses we can expect to hear. Typically, we hear all of them in the same case. 1. “We didn’t do anything wrong” This is the standard defense – deny it. In every case the defendant doctor and nurses will look… Read More

Children and Acetaminophen: 6 Safety Tips

‘Tis the season for sniffles, aches and pains. Many parents’ first reaction is to reach for one of the many over-the-counter (OTC) medicines containing acetaminophen, such as Tylenol and Robitussin. Few give it a second thought. However, giving your child… Read More

Key Facts about Lawsuits and Military Hospitals

Military hospitals operate under different rules when it comes to medical injury lawsuits. This is something military families need to know if they are receiving care in one of these facilities. Since my firm just settled for $6.5 million with a military… Read More

Don’t Miss “Toxic Hot Seat” On HBO

Just when we thought we knew all there was to know about how tobacco companies manipulated science and public policy for decades, HBO has announced a new documentary called “Toxic Hot Seat.” Don’t miss the debut of this program at 9 p.m. Eastern on Nov.… Read More

Agony and Regret Follow Vaginal Mesh Surgery

It was supposed to be a simple surgery, but within six weeks, Verena was in agonizing pain. Doctors inserted mesh under her fallen bladder in an effort to relieve her of pain, urinary tract infections and stress urinary incontinence. Instead, the mesh… Read More

Life after Vaginal Mesh: One Woman’s Story

One day, I hope to live in a world where companies have a conscience and do the right thing to protect consumers. Sadly, today is not that day. Medical device manufacturers will keep a product on the market as long as they can to eke out a little (or… Read More

Hospital Infection Lawsuit FAQs

One out of every 20 hospitalized patients will develop a hospital-associated infection (HAI), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These infections can be devastating; 100,000 each year die from them. If the infection was caused… Read More

Statins, Lipitor and Diabetes: Frequently Asked Questions

Many studies have indicated that women who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins, such as Lipitor and Crestor, are at higher risk for developing Type II diabetes. The following are commonly asked questions about this newly identified problem: Who… Read More

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