Month: July 2019

A knee replacement patients sits on the bed

Knee Replacement Litigation

Our knee serves as one of the most important joints in our body, giving us the ability to move around freely. However, moving around freely with significant knee pain can lead many to seek treatment options, with one of the most well-known options being a knee replacement. The first knee replacement was created in 1968, …

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A bottle of talcum powder with a pink lid

Talcum Powder

For over 40 years, there have been debates and suspicions in the medical field regarding the safety of talcum powder in relation to the development of cancer and other illnesses. Although cancers such as Ovarian cancer can be dependant on a few factors, evidence has shown that talcum particles can travel from the external genital …

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A patient holds a blue Truvada pill in their palm

Truvada

Truvada, produced by Gilead Sciences®, is now under fire from HIV/AIDS activists and health officials for not properly warning patients of the side effects the drug carries. Additionally, many now allege that Gilead Sciences® purposefully kept Truvada’s “less-safe” version on the market for far longer than needed, causing multiple side effects in some users. What is …

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A pile of Valsartan medication

Valsartan

On July 13, 2018, the United States FDA (Food & Drug Association) issued its largest ever recall for Valsartan®, also sold as Diovan. This recall comes amid claims that Valsartan® contains a chemical called N-nitrosodimethylamine, a chemical with ties to cancer. What is Valsartan Valsartan® is a well-known medication commonly prescribed by doctors and physicians …

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Bottles of Taxotere medication sit unused

Taxotere Lawsuit

Taxotere is a prescription medication commonly used in various cancer treatments and therapies. The medication is designed to destroy cancer cells and stop them from replicating other cancerous cells. Essentially, Taxotere helps to make it impossible for cancer cells to function or survive. What is Taxotere? First approved by the FDA in 1996, Taxotere is a chemotherapy …

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A young woman uses an electronic cigarette

Youth Addiction to JUUL

E-cigarettes have exploded in popularity, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that nearly 2 million middle and high school students have used an E-cigarette in the last 30 days. The Latest Statistics In 2017, it has been estimated that 11.7% of high school students have used an e-cigarette in the last …

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A soldier comes home after a tour of duty

3M Faces Responsibility

As Americans, we always want the best for our troops. One of the ways we protect our troops is by giving them the latest and greatest in equipment and technology. However, in recent years, thousands of military personnel are experiencing hearing loss and tinnitus, severely limiting their hearing ability. One government contractor, 3M®, provided earplugs …

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