Back Injuries from Falls

Slip and fall incidents are some of the most common types of accidents in the United States, and falls account for 8.9 million visits to emergency rooms every year, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). While some slip and fall accidents only cause minor injuries, such as bruising, others can cause serious physical harm. […]

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Lisinopril: Side Effects Include Angioedema and Liver Damage

Lisinopril is used to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure and heart attack, and is now linked to serious side effects including liver damage. Many patients are now realizing their adverse side effects of severe swelling and breathing problems may, in fact, be due to Lisinopril use. Beverly was diagnosed with angioedema, which is a serious […]

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Mirena Migraine Headache Lawsuit Update

There have been more than 100,000 complaints reported since 2000 when the Mirena contraceptive IUD received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. These complaints range from Mirena migration to miscarriage to migraine headaches. There have been more than 900 Mirena lawsuits involving uterine perforation and/or spontaneous device migration and nine complaints involving neurological issues […]

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Pennsylvania Man Awarded $55 Million in Rollover Accident

In early summer, a Philadelphia jury ordered Honda Motor Co. to pay $55.3 million to a Pennsylvania man who was left paralyzed in a 2010 rollover accident while driving his Acura Integra. Attorneys argued during the trial that the man’s injuries were the result of faulty seat belt design in the Acura. Carlos Martinez, 57, […]

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Massive Toy Recall has Parents Across USA Concerned

Toy manufacturers are on the defensive regarding concerns about dangerous levels of lead paint exposure in millions of children’s toys. Fisher-Price and Mattel-brand toys are being recalled due to lead paint used in the manufacturing process. Other toys are being recalled because they have small magnetic parts that may be swallowed. Parents are in search […]

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Caesar Salad Kits Recalled for Listeria Contamination

APPA Fine Foods of Corona, California, is recalling approximately 92,657 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kit products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) announced Thursday. The salad kits were shipped nationwide to one bulk warehouse chain for retail sale in its in-store […]

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Pfizer Lawsuits Increasing due to Lipitor Side Effects

More women are filing lawsuits against the huge pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, due to side effects from Lipitor. There are more than 1,000 cases, representing more than 4,000 women, filed against Pfizer. The women allege that Pfizer did not give the public proper warning regarding side effects of Lipitor. Lipitor, Pfizer’s best selling drug, became available […]

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Bean Bag Recall due to Choking Hazard after Death of Two Children

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs have been recalled for a possible choking hazard following the death of two children, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday. The chairs were made by Ace Bayou Corp., based in New Orleans, and sold at Bon-Ton, Meijer, Pamida, School Specialty, Wayfair and Wal-Mart stores, as well as online […]

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Depakote Lawsuit Information

A popular antiepileptic drug, Depakote (divalproex sodium) is also prescribed for the treatment of migraine headaches and bipolar disorders’ manic phases. It is sometimes prescribed in conjunction with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). First introduced in the U.S. in 1983 by global pharmaceutical company, Abbott Laboratories, Depakote has been used by millions of patients. Since […]

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NuvaRing Lawsuit Settlements Closer since Health Canada’s Warning

As Merck moved forward to resolve 3,800 pending NuvaRing lawsuits in the U.S., Health Canada issues safety alert for the contraceptive NuvaRing citing it may be harmful for some women. As Merck looks to settle thousands of NuvaRing lawsuits alleging deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolisms in the U.S. under multidistrict litigation (MDL) it […]

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