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  • Cerebral Palsy

    The latest posts for Cerebral Palsy are listed below.
    • 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 to a future cerebral palsy diagnosis, symptoms and signs appear at different ages for each child. As a parent, it is important to obtain a complete diagnosis of the specific type of cerebral palsy that ...
    • 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 financial cost of raising a child with cerebral palsy. Doctors and science currently consider CP to be an incurable affliction, meaning treatment or symptom abatement must continue for the entire lifespan ...

    Dangerous Drugs And Medical Devices

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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 tracks prescriptions doctors write for Medicare patients. The results of the analysis found that doctors who were paid the most money from opioid manufacturers tended to prescribe the most opioids. ...
    • Opioids & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

      The opioid epidemic is having massive impact, not only on addicts and their loved ones, but also our communities and our resources. Regardless, there is no more innocent victim than a baby born addicted to or in withdrawal from narcotics. Along with the increasing number of people suffering from addiction, there is a shocking increase in newborns diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). ...
    • 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 main ingredient in Roundup®, which is glyphosate, may cause cancer, including non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, in people who are frequently exposed to the weed-killer. These cases make up an MDL, or an ...

    Medical Malpractice

    The latest posts for Medical Malpractice are listed below.
    • What You Need to Know About Surgical Never Events

      It is estimated that more than 4,000 patients are victims of surgical errors every year in the United States. Surgeons, other physicians (e.g. anesthesiologists) and medical providers owe a duty of care to patients. This involves providing accurate, effective, and safe medical treatments. If they breach this duty of care and cause harm to patients, they may be held accountable in court. What Are ...
    • DePuy Orthopedics Hit with $247 Million Verdict or Metal-on-Metal Hips

      Johnson & Johnson, and its DePuy Orthopaedics division, suffered a loss in federal court in recent weeks after a jury awarded $247 million to six plaintiffs who the jury found were injured as the result of defective Pinnacle Hip implants. This is the third straight verdict against Johnson & Johnson/DePuy. DePuy manufactured and marketed these metal-on-metal hip implants that were eventually ...
    • FDA Warnings on Absorb GT1 Bioresorable Vascular Scaffold (BVS)® and Adverse Cardiac Events

      In March of 2017 and again in October of 2017, the FDA sent letters to healthcare providers warning that an ongoing study involving the Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS)® indicates an increased rate of major adverse cardiac events and an increased risk of developing blood clots in patients. WHAT IS THE ABSORB GT1 BVS®? Abbott Vascular manufactures the Absorb GT1 BVS® medical device. ...

    News

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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 million of the amount, and a radiologist who failed to find a splintered piece of the IVC filter in an X-ray was responsible for the remainder of the verdict. What is an IVC Filter? An IVC filter ...
    • 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 tracks prescriptions doctors write for Medicare patients. The results of the analysis found that doctors who were paid the most money from opioid manufacturers tended to prescribe the most opioids. ...
    • St. Louis Judge Upholds $110 Million Talc Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

      In May of 2017 a Missouri jury awarded $110 million to a plaintiff who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after prolonged use of Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder. The verdict was one of five decisions against Johnson & Johnson. The jury’s verdict was appealed by the defense who argued that the award should be thrown out due to a lack of jurisdiction in the state of Missouri. However, in late ...

    Nursing Home Abuse

    The latest posts for Nursing Home Abuse are listed below.
    • 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. It is estimated that 1 in 6 elderly patients suffer from nursing home abuse or neglect each year in the U.S. There are 3 main types of nursing home abuse/neglect. These include: Physical abuse ...

    Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • 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 is anticipated to grow dramatically in upcoming years largely due to increases in osteoarthritis in our aging population. The vast majority of knee replacement patients experience striking levels of ...
    • How to File a Premises Liability Claim in Kentucky

      If you are injured on someone else’s property, you may be able to pursue compensation through a premises liability claim. However, there are certain conditions that must be met. In order to prove liability, you must show that the landowner owed you a duty of care, breached that duty of care, and directly caused your injuries. The state of Kentucky categorizes 3 types of visitors on a property: ...
    • St. Louis Judge Upholds $110 Million Talc Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

      In May of 2017 a Missouri jury awarded $110 million to a plaintiff who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after prolonged use of Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder. The verdict was one of five decisions against Johnson & Johnson. The jury’s verdict was appealed by the defense who argued that the award should be thrown out due to a lack of jurisdiction in the state of Missouri. However, in late ...

    Product Liability

    The latest posts for Product Liability are listed below.
    • 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 main ingredient in Roundup®, which is glyphosate, may cause cancer, including non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, in people who are frequently exposed to the weed-killer. These cases make up an MDL, or an ...
    • St. Louis Judge Upholds $110 Million Talc Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

      In May of 2017 a Missouri jury awarded $110 million to a plaintiff who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after prolonged use of Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder. The verdict was one of five decisions against Johnson & Johnson. The jury’s verdict was appealed by the defense who argued that the award should be thrown out due to a lack of jurisdiction in the state of Missouri. However, in late ...
    • FDA Issues Critical Letter to EpiPen for Failure to Address Product Failures

      In early September 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a scathing letter to Meridian Medical Technologies rebuking the company for failing to investigate and address component and product failures in its EpiPen products. The FDA cited hundreds of customer complaints that were linked to life-threatening emergencies in which the EpiPen auto-injectors failed to operate correctly. ...
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