Elmiron Lawsuit Claims Vision Loss

All medications come with potential side effects, but consumers have a right to know about possible risks so that they can make informed decisions about their health. When manufacturers fail to disclose side effects or mislead the medical community or public at large, they may be held responsible under theories of product liability. A recent…

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Farmers Still Using Roundup Despite Cancer-Linked Verdicts

Several juries have found that Roundup was responsible for causing cancer. Yet, according to recent news reports, farmers across the country remain committed to using the weed killer. More than 42,000 plaintiffs are currently pursuing product liability claims against Bayer, Roundup’s manufacturer, alleging it caused cancer. So far, three Roundup cancer victims have gone to…

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The Risks of Modern Blood Thinners

Modern blood thinners are among the most highly-prescribed drugs in the country. More than 5 million American patients are taking factor Xa inhibitors to lower the risk of suffering another heart attack or stroke, or to treat a myriad of conditions from irregular heartbeats and heart disease, to lupus and blood vessel disease.   Blood…

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Germany Dodges Opioid Crisis

Data shows that an estimated ten times as many Americans as Germans died as a result of opioid drug use in 2016.  While it is true that U.S. doctors prescribe more pain pills (primarily oxycodone and hydrocodone) than their German counterparts, experts say that the U.S. epidemic boils down to more than over-prescribing. According to…

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