• 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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    • Zostavax and Shingles

      Zostavax is a vaccine widely used for the prevention of shingles or the Herpes Zoster virus. Zostavax is one of two FDA-approved vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that adults ...

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    • Talc and Asbestos

      In July of 2018 a jury awarded a $4.69 billion verdict to a group of 22 women who proved that Talc Powder, produced by Johnson & Johnson, caused their ovarian cancer. This was the first time in a Talc ...

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    • Why Hire a Tasigna Lawyer?

      Tasigna is a cancer chemotherapy drug used by oncologists and other medical providers to treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The generic name of Tasigna is nilotinib. There is growing concern that ...

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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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    • Progress Report on Kentucky Medical Malpractice Review Panels

      Attorney Brett Oppenheimer is renowned throughout Louisville and the rest of Kentucky as a leading medical malpractice attorney . He has built his reputation not only on incredible case results ...

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    • Emergency Room Errors - Statistics, Liability & Prevention

      It is estimated that more than 100 million people are treated in hospital emergency rooms every year in the United States. Because these visits are not planned, patients are not able to screen their ...

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    • Brett Oppenheimer Speaks at Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP)

      Brett was honored to speak at a national conference on the topic of the opioid crisis and its impact on newborn babies. Babies are being born addicted to and in withdrawal from these dangerous drugs ...

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    • First IVC Bellwether Trial Yields $2 Million Verdict Against Bard

      In March of 2018 jury awarded 2 million dollars to a woman who suffered serious injuries from an IVC Filter, which is a blood clot capturing device made by C. R. Bard Inc. Bard is liable for $1.6 ...

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    • Prescribing Medicare Doctors Received Payments from Opioid Manufacturers

      CNN and Harvard researchers analyzed information from a federal government database that tracks payments from pharmaceutical companies (drug companies) to doctors and a separate federal database that ...

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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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    • 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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    • Emergency Vehicle Accidents in the U.S.

      Accidents involving emergency vehicles, such as firetrucks, police cars, and ambulances, are a growing concern in the United States. They result in thousands of injuries each year. Victims could ...

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    • The DePuy Synthes Attune Knee Replacement Device

      Knee replacement surgery is becoming more and more common in the United States in adults over 50 years old. It’s estimated that there are over 4.7 million Americans with knee replacements. This number ...

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    • Monsanto Loses Cancer Trial with a $289 Million Verdict

      A California jury decided that Monsanto should pay $289 million for not warning of the risk of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma from exposure to its weed killing products, Roundup® and Ranger Pro®. There are an ...

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    • Talc and Asbestos

      In July of 2018 a jury awarded a $4.69 billion verdict to a group of 22 women who proved that Talc Powder, produced by Johnson & Johnson, caused their ovarian cancer. This was the first time in a Talc ...

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    • Update on RoundUp® Lawsuits

      There are currently over 300 lawsuits against Monsanto Co., the maker of RoundUp®, consolidated in the US District Court of Northern California under Judge Vince Chhabria. The lawsuits allege that the ...

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