• At What Age Can Cerebral Palsy Be Diagnosed?

      Although risk factors, such as a birth trauma, delay in performing a C-Section (Cesarean Section), anoxic or hypoxic (oxygen deprivation) event during labor, premature birth or low weight, may point ...

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    • Cost of Cerebral Palsy Over a Lifetime

      The parents of a child born with cerebral palsy (CP), or who develops it early in life, know the emotional toll will be significant and trying. What they may not know or anticipate is the massive ...

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    • Kidney & Osteoporosis Risks Associated with Truvada

      Recent studies have confirmed that Truvada and other similar drugs made by Gilead Science may increase the risk of kidney failure, osteoporosis, bone density loss, and bone fractures. Tenofovir ...

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    • Producer of HIV Drug Truvada Withheld Safer Alternative

      Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) was developed by the pharmaceutical company Gilead as an HIV treatment and prevention drug. Although effective in improving the overall quality of life of ...

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    • Valsartan Recall

      Valsartan and several similar blood pressure and congestive heart failure drugs have been part of a massive recall since July of 2018. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has worked with the drug ...

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    • Tort Reform Strikes Back: The Push for a Constitutional Amendment

      On December 13, 2018, Senator Ralph Alvarado prefiled a bill for the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2019 regular session proposing to amend the Kentucky State Constitution to allow laws that limit tort ...

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    • Progress Report: Medical Review Panel Act Deemed Unconstitutional

      Brett H. Oppenheimer, PLLC has been following developments on the legal battle regarding the constitutionality of the 2017 Medical Review Panel Act. Now that battle has come to an end. On November 15, ...

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    • Is the Medical Review Panel Act Unconstitutional?

      In August, the Kentucky Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Medical Review Panel Act (MRP Act). The Franklin Circuit Court’s October 2017 ruling stuck down the ...

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    • Roundup® Trial Ends in Another Big Loss

      Yet another trial has ended with a verdict against Monsanto’s Roundup®, ruling in favor of individuals who were exposed to Roundup® and later diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This time, ...

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    • 46 Confirmed Cases of Rare E. Coli Outbreak in Kentucky

      There have been at least 46 confirmed cases of E. coli in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2019, and the cause of the outbreak has been linked to consumption of ground beef. There are 109 total known ...

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    • 3M Defective Earplug Lawsuits Consolidated for Multidistrict Litigation in Florida

      In a previous blog , we reported on how the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation was considering arguments regarding the consolidation of lawsuits filed against 3M for its alleged defective ...

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    • How Do I Identify Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect?

      Nursing home facilities promise to provide safe and adequate care for their residents. However, this is not always the case. Nursing home abuse and or neglect are, unfortunately, common occurrences. ...

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    • Roundup® Trial Ends in Another Big Loss

      Yet another trial has ended with a verdict against Monsanto’s Roundup®, ruling in favor of individuals who were exposed to Roundup® and later diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This time, ...

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    • Kidney & Osteoporosis Risks Associated with Truvada

      Recent studies have confirmed that Truvada and other similar drugs made by Gilead Science may increase the risk of kidney failure, osteoporosis, bone density loss, and bone fractures. Tenofovir ...

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    • Glyphosate, Roundup Weed Killer’s Main Chemical Ingredient, Linked to Cancer — Judge Orders Bayer to Mediate

      The United States federal judge overseeing the Roundup® litigation has ordered Bayer to enter into confidential mediation with a plaintiff, over her allegation that her prolonged use of Roundup® lead ...

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    • Roundup® Trial Ends in Another Big Loss

      Yet another trial has ended with a verdict against Monsanto’s Roundup®, ruling in favor of individuals who were exposed to Roundup® and later diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This time, ...

      Read More
    • Kidney & Osteoporosis Risks Associated with Truvada

      Recent studies have confirmed that Truvada and other similar drugs made by Gilead Science may increase the risk of kidney failure, osteoporosis, bone density loss, and bone fractures. Tenofovir ...

      Read More
    • 46 Confirmed Cases of Rare E. Coli Outbreak in Kentucky

      There have been at least 46 confirmed cases of E. coli in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2019, and the cause of the outbreak has been linked to consumption of ground beef. There are 109 total known ...

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