• 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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    • FDA Publically Releases Six Million Medical Device Injuries Reports from Secret Database

      The FDA just released millions of records from an internal, nonpublic database used by many medical device manufacturers for reporting adverse events that arise in connection with their products. ...

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    • Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Due to Risk of Cancer

      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled several types of blood pressure medication due to the class of drugs’ identification as a possible carcinogen. These antihypertensive pills, ...

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    • Surgical Stapler and Surgical Staple Injuries

      The FDA has recently announced a safety review of surgical staplers. On March 8, 2019, the FDA sent medical providers a letter alerting them of the risks of the devices as well as safety ...

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    • Surgical Stapler and Surgical Staple Injuries

      The FDA has recently announced a safety review of surgical staplers. On March 8, 2019, the FDA sent medical providers a letter alerting them of the risks of the devices as well as safety ...

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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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    • FDA Publically Releases Six Million Medical Device Injuries Reports from Secret Database

      The FDA just released millions of records from an internal, nonpublic database used by many medical device manufacturers for reporting adverse events that arise in connection with their products. ...

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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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    • 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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    • FDA Publically Releases Six Million Medical Device Injuries Reports from Secret Database

      The FDA just released millions of records from an internal, nonpublic database used by many medical device manufacturers for reporting adverse events that arise in connection with their products. ...

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    • Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs Alleging Negligence

      A 15-year-old girl and her family have initiated a class action lawsuit against JUUL Labs, claiming its use of fruity flavors and colorful marketing was geared toward teenagers. The lawsuit also ...

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    • What Happens if You Are Injured in an Uber Accident?

      Recently, I narrowly survived a potentially devastating accident at the hands of a fatigued Uber driver. On my way home from an out of town conference, the Uber driver fell asleep at the wheel and ...

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    • Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs Alleging Negligence

      A 15-year-old girl and her family have initiated a class action lawsuit against JUUL Labs, claiming its use of fruity flavors and colorful marketing was geared toward teenagers. The lawsuit also ...

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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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