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Darvocet and Darvon linked to fatal heart disorders!
Darvocet and Darvon, popular prescription painkillers, have been linked to serious and possibly fatal abnormal heart rhythms, tachycardia. In November 2010, this danger prompted Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. to remove Darvocet and Darvon from the market at the request of the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Lawyers at our firm who specialize in defective drug litigation are currently investigating potential Darvocet and Darvon lawsuits on behalf of individuals injured by this medication.
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DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Implant meant to last approximately 15 years, can fail within only a few years of surgery
Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics unit was already phasing out the ASR hip replacement implant system when it finally acknowledged in March 2010 that the device was prone to early failure. By that time, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) had received hundreds of reports describing early failure of the DePuy ASR hip implant system.
Already an Economic Disaster, Chinese Drywall Now Suspected of Causing Significant Health Problems for Unlucky Homeowners and Their Families
While the term "Chinese drywall sounds harmless enough, it is rapidly becoming a severe problem plaguing a staggering number of new homeowners, causing potentially irreparable structural damage as well as possible health risks. Hundreds of thousands of homes built between 2004 and 2007, may contain defective drywall (gypsum or wallboard) imported from China.
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Chinese Drywall Pilot Remediation Program Detailed
Oct 15, 2010 More details emerge regarding the recent Chinese drywall settlement. The settlement, which involves Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Co., sets up a pilot program in which Knauf and other named defendants will pay to remediate 300 homes in Florida, Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana. More...
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, America's leading Personal Injury law firm, has been given a Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 from the respected legal guide Martindale-Hubbell. An AV Preeminent Rating indicates that an attorney has reached the height of professional excellence.
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Victims of accidents, negligence, and personal injuries have the right to seek compensation for damages, lost wages, and medical expenses. Our Personal Injury Lawyers handle all types of accident and injury claims, including brain injury, slip and fall, construction site accidents, and burn injuries.
Car Accidents / Auto Injury
Car accidents can have serious effects on victims, leaving some seriously injured, permanently disabled, and financially destroyed. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motor vehicle accident, our Car Accident Attorneys will fight for your right to recover compensation.
Only 13% of patients who are seriously injured due to medical negligence ever file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys handle all types of medical accident negligence claims, including cardiac medicine, obstetrics, surgical malpractice, and failure to diagnose cancer claims.
Drugs with deadly side effects often make it to the market because their potential dangers were not anticipated during clinical trials. These drugs are classified as defective drugs and have been identified by the FDA as having dangerous side effects that outweigh whatever benefits they may have.
Defective Medical Devices
Millions of people use a variety of medical devices in the belief that they are safeguarded from a serious health risk. Defective medical devices leave patients at a serious health risk to people requiring its use if the issue goes undetected.
Toxic substances are manufactured daily for numerous products and uses. When these toxic substances are accidently released into surrounding air, water, or ground environments they can pose a serious health risk.
A construction defect is any flaw or defect during the building or remodeling of a man-made structure that renders that structure a serious risk to the health and well being of any person that comes in contact with that structure.
Every year, millions of consumers purchase products for a reason or purpose. When these products during their intended use cause consumers to sustain serious injuries and even death due to being defective, these product must be removed from the marketplace.
Many diseases and disorders are directly related to defective drugs or to exposure to toxins. Some diseases and disorders can cause serious injury and/or death. One example of clear causation is mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer directly related to the inhalation of asbestos fibers.
At least one out of five Americans suffer food poisoning each year, and over 9,000 deaths are reported as a result. Food poisoning stems not from poor food storage or handling practices in home or restaurant kitchens that cause food to become contaminated.
Nursing Home Negligence
Nursing home negligence can take many forms from neglect to abuse. When seniors are abused—emotionally, physically, financially, sexually, or through neglect—the risk of death increases by more than double, according a recent study. Heavily sedating is also another form of negligence.
Social Security and VA Disability Benefits
Have you been denied Social Security Disability Benefits? Do you need help filing for Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Disability Insurance? Our Social Security Attorneys can help you determine if you are eligible to receive SSI or SSDI and get the compensation that you deserve.
Overtime Law and Wage Disputes
Thousands of employers violate the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FSLA) by failing to pay employees minimum wage or by not paying overtime. Our Overtime Lawyers can explain eligibility for overtime pay, overtime exemptions, and help employees file a wage dispute claim to recover lost income.
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