Blog Posts in August, 2016

  • Many Malpractice Claims Originate from a Handful of Doctors

    Medical malpractice is a problem that affects and hurts thousands upon thousands of Americans each year. But despite how widespread the issue is, a 2016 study published by the New England Journal of Medicine suggest that a disproportionately small percentage of medical practitioners are to blame for a significant percentage of the cases. The study reviewed paid medical malpractice claims – or ...
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  • Why Medical Malpractice Claims Can Feel Like an Uphill Battle

    Whenever a plaintiff creates a civil lawsuit or threatens to create one, they should reasonably anticipate some resistance from the defendant; no one, even those who know they have done wrong, like to pay out of their own pocket to set things right. This level of confrontation can be magnified tenfold when a plaintiff has to file a medical malpractice claim against a hospital, clinic, doctor, ...
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  • New Suit Against Cialis

    In August of 2016 seven men have filed lawsuits against ELI Lilly and Co alleging that they suffered skin cancer as the results of taking Cialis. Cialis is an erectile dysfunction drug. These men join a growing number of lawsuits filed against the makers of erectile dysfunction drugs such Pfizer who manufactures Viagra. These lawsuits claim that Eli Lily and Pfizer should have known of the link ...
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  • Taxotere: Chemo Drug May Cause Permanent Hair Loss

    Taxotere (docetaxel) is a chemotherapy drug prescribed for the treatment of many forms of cancer. While most chemotherapy drugs have a high likelihood of temporary hair loss, Taxotere has been alleged to cause permanent hair loss in many patients. The pharmaceutical company who manufactures Taxotere, Sanofi-Aventis, did not disclose the risk of permanent hair loss to the medical community or the ...
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