Choosing a Boston Personal Injury Lawyer

February 12th, 2016 — 03:05 am
If you have had the misfortune to suffer a personal injury, you will understand just how deeply such an event can change your life. You will probably encounter huge medical bills, and may need ongoing medical care for a long period of time. You may be unable to work, perhaps even permanently, and you may have a spouse or family who are shaken by both the financial implications and changes in their life situation and routine. While obtaining the right settlement will not erase the impact of your ...
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Railroad Accident Lawyer Says

February 11th, 2016 — 03:01 am
Massive train crashes seem the dramatic stuff of movies and novels, billowing steam engines destined for disaster, fixed irreversibly on track to collide. Indeed, in the 19th century train companies used head-on train collisions as a publicity stunt. The Crush Crash in Waco, Texas drew so many observers that Waco became, for one night, the second largest city in the state. Even this staged event ended in disaster, however, when a boiler burst and the flying debris killed two in the ...
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Protopic Cancer Risk Lawyer

February 10th, 2016 — 03:04 am
The FDA issued a warning in July of 2005 on two skin creams, Elidel (pimecrolimus) and Protopic (tacrolimus) to all ages. Recent animal studies have found that Protopic causes lymphomas and skin cancers in an unknown percentage of users. The FDA recommends that healthcare providers be very careful prescribing and applying these medications. Protopic belongs to the class of medications called immunosuppressants. This kind of medication is used on short-term basis to treat atopic dermatitis, or ...
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Naproxen Lawyer

February 9th, 2016 — 03:10 am
Naproxen belongs to a class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This basically means it’s a common pain reliever among the ranks of ibuprofen (Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), nabumentone (Relafen), and several others you are probably familiar with. Naproxen, which is sold over the counter as Aleve, is used to manage mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation. It works by reducing the production of pain chemicals in the brain. Naproxen was approved by the FDA ...
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Injury At Work? Workplace Injury Lawyer Will Help!

February 8th, 2016 — 03:12 am
Since the days of Upton Sinclaire’s •The Jungle”, workplace injury law has improved to protect workers and repay them for injuries incurred at work. Departments like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have been developed to monitor working conditions and maintain a benchmark level of safety for workers. Not only is your employer responsible for providing a safe workplace, they must support you when you suffer injuries on the job site. OSHA penalizes companies ...
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Fen-Phen Settlement Lawyer

February 7th, 2016 — 03:23 am
Fen Phen was used as a diet drug for many years. It is a combination of two drugs, fenfluamine and phentermine. The FDA requested its removal from the market late in 1997 when reports arose of fen-phen’s role in causing heart valve disease and pulmonary hypertension. Echocardiograms of women taking fen-phen revealed a 30% rate of heart valve abnormality, even though patients had no symptoms. In July of 1997, researchers at the Mayo Clinic reported dozens of cases of a rare valvular ...
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Defective Product Lawyer Says

February 6th, 2016 — 03:05 am
In the past, the rule of the day was •buyer beware”. It was up to consumers to inform and protect themselves from irresponsible companies and dangerous products. Current law, however, is just the opposite. Now companies are legally required to provide reasonably safe products. If companies produce dangerous or defective products, consumers can sue them for the injuries suffered as a result. Strict product liability makes everyone in the production process, from component manufacturers ...
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Baycol Lawsuit Lawyer

February 5th, 2016 — 03:03 am
The German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG announced in August of 2001 a voluntary withdrawal of its drug Baycol (cerivastatin) from the US and European markets. Over 31 people have died while taking the drug. They perish of severe muscle breakdown, a rare condition that has been associated with cholesterol-lowering drugs like Baycol. Many of the people to die while using Baycol were also using gemfibrozil, despite warnings about the danger of mixing the two. Drug recalls are relatively rare, ...
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Ativan Side Effects Lawyer

February 4th, 2016 — 03:10 am
The drug Lorazepan is marketed under the names Alzapam, Ativan, Loraz, Lorazepam, Intensol. Ativan is the safest form of this type of drug because it has less of an effect on the liver than other benzodiazepines, which means that a patient can take it in conjunction with other liver affecting medications like birth control pills, anti-abuse drugs, propranolol, and ulcer medications. However, Ativan also has dangerous side effects. If you or a loved one suffer from any of these harmful ...
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Redux Lawyer Discusses Fen-Phen Fad

February 3rd, 2016 — 03:00 am
In the early nineties, Redux was the original miracle diet pill. A predecessor to fenphen, Redux was just the •fen”, fenfluramine in the form dexfenfluramine. The drug increased the production of seratonin, which gave the brain feelings of satiety, or fullness. Overweight people felt a great responsibility lifted from their shoulders. In Redux, the drug industry promised a thin, healthy body without painful exercise or unpleasant diet restrictions! Within three months, doctors were ...
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