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FDA Issues Warning About the Risk of Serious Infection with Popular Diabetes Drugs

Maine Necrotizing Fasciitis Lawsuit Cases of a rare but serious infection of the genitals and the genital area are being reported in users of a class of popular Type 2 diabetes drugs called sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. SGLT2 inhibitors are used...

FDA Mandates Recall of Blood Pressure Medication Containing Cancer-Causing Agent

Maine Valsartan Lawsuit Several generic medications containing the active ingredient valsartan have been found to contain the organic chemical compound N-nitrosodimethyalmine, or NDMA, a probable human carcinogen.  These drugs are commonly prescribed to treat high...

First C.R. Bard IVC Filter Bellwether Trial to Begin on March 14, 2018

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How Much Cobalt in the Blood is Unsafe?

Maine Hip Implant Lawsuit An increasing number of individuals implanted with metal hip devices are being diagnosed with metallosis.  Metallosis occurs when metal hip components articulate against one another and microscopic cobalt and chromium ions rub off the...

Is Your IUD Causing Your Severe Headache?

Maine Mirena IUD Lawyer Many women implanted with the Mirena IUD are complaining of severe headache, vision disturbances, ringing in the ears, and vertigo which do not improve even after removal of the device.  Could these symptoms be due to the Mirena IUD? ...

Maine Has Highest Rate of Asbestos Deaths Annually in U.S.

Maine Mesothelioma Lawyer In a 2017 report, the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) found that from 1999 to 2015, the annual death rate from mesothelioma in Maine was 22.06 individuals per one million residents, higher than any other U.S. state.  In fact, only...

Third C.R. Bard IVC Filter Bellwether Trial Begins

Maine IVC Filter Lawsuit The third bellwether trial involving a C.R. Bard IVC filter began on September 18, 2018 before U.S. District Judge David Campbell in Phoenix, Arizona. The Plaintiff, Lisa Hyde, had a C.R. Bard G2 IVC filter implanted to prevent blood clots...

What are the Long-Term Effects of Cobalt Toxicity?

Hip Implant Attorney Cobalt poisoning is a potential risk factor for anyone implanted with a metal hip device.  Fretting and corrosion can occur at any metal-on-metal juncture in a hip implant system including the juncture between the femoral head and cup or the...

What Happens If an IVC Filter Stays in Too Long?

Maine IVC Filter Attorney IVC filters are implanted within a patient’s inferior vena cava to prevent blood clots from migrating from the lower extremities to the heart or lungs.  Newer, retrievable designs of IVC filters are intended to be removed shortly after...

How Much Cobalt in the Blood is Unsafe?

Maine Hip Implant Lawsuit An increasing number of individuals implanted with metal hip devices are being diagnosed with metallosis.  Metallosis occurs when metal hip components articulate against one another and microscopic cobalt and chromium ions rub off the parts....

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Is Your IUD Causing Your Severe Headache?

Maine Mirena IUD Lawyer Many women implanted with the Mirena IUD are complaining of severe headache, vision disturbances, ringing in the ears, and vertigo which do not improve even after removal of the device.  Could these symptoms be due to the Mirena IUD?  Studies...

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Maine Has Highest Rate of Asbestos Deaths Annually in U.S.

Maine Mesothelioma Lawyer In a 2017 report, the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) found that from 1999 to 2015, the annual death rate from mesothelioma in Maine was 22.06 individuals per one million residents, higher than any other U.S. state.  In fact, only Maine...

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Third C.R. Bard IVC Filter Bellwether Trial Begins

Maine IVC Filter Lawsuit The third bellwether trial involving a C.R. Bard IVC filter began on September 18, 2018 before U.S. District Judge David Campbell in Phoenix, Arizona. The Plaintiff, Lisa Hyde, had a C.R. Bard G2 IVC filter implanted to prevent blood clots...

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What are the Long-Term Effects of Cobalt Toxicity?

Hip Implant Attorney Cobalt poisoning is a potential risk factor for anyone implanted with a metal hip device.  Fretting and corrosion can occur at any metal-on-metal juncture in a hip implant system including the juncture between the femoral head and cup or the...

read more

What Happens If an IVC Filter Stays in Too Long?

Maine IVC Filter Attorney IVC filters are implanted within a patient’s inferior vena cava to prevent blood clots from migrating from the lower extremities to the heart or lungs.  Newer, retrievable designs of IVC filters are intended to be removed shortly after...

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