• 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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    • Asbestos-Tainted Talc in Johnson & Johnson Products May Lead to Lung Cancer

      On March 13, 2019, an Oakland, CA jury returned a unanimous Plaintiff’s verdict in the amount of $29.4 million against Johnson & Johnson and one of its suppliers in a case where the Plaintiff alleged ...

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    • Uloric Lawsuit and Recall Request

      Takeda Pharmaceuticals manufactured the prescription medication Uloric to treat gout, which is a painful type of arthritis that develops when uric acid accumulates in a person’s joints. The buildup ...

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    • AP Investigation Shows Thousands of Unsafe Devices Cleared by FDA Through Streamlined Pathway

      According to an extensive investigation and report conducted by the Associated Press — you can click here to view the full article, posted on November 27 th , 2018 — the Food and Drug Administration ...

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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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    • Multistate 3M Defective Earplug Litigation Moves Toward Consolidation

      Previous entries of our blog have examined 3M’s allegedly defective earplugs and the resulting injuries that our military service members suffered as a result of using them. As of the date of this ...

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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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    • Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer Rated A+ by Better Business Bureau

      Brett H. Oppenheimer, PLLC Earns Highest Rating from BBB Brett H. Oppenheimer, a top personal injury attorney in Louisville , recently earned an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). BBB is ...

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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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    • 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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    • RoundUp Exposure Report: A Never-Ending Battle for Truth and Justice

      In 2015 the World Health Organization categorized glyphosate as a probable human carcinogen (cancer-causing substance). Glyphosate is the active chemical found in the herbicide known as RoundUp – a ...

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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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    • Multistate 3M Defective Earplug Litigation Moves Toward Consolidation

      Previous entries of our blog have examined 3M’s allegedly defective earplugs and the resulting injuries that our military service members suffered as a result of using them. As of the date of this ...

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    • 3M Pays Out $9 Million for Defective Combat Earplugs

      The contracting company 3M has agreed to pay out $9.1 million to settle allegations that it sold defective earplugs to the United States military. The case alleged that 3M did not disclose to the ...

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    • Defective Earplugs Supplied to U.S. Military By 3M Cause Permanent Hearing Loss

      It is alleged that 3M’s dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs (Version 2 (CAEv2)) were sold to the United States Military without 3M disclosing design or manufacturing defects that reduced the earplugs’ ...

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