Showard Law Firm is a proud sponsor of the 2017 Tucson Heart and Stroke Ball

Join us and travel the world over during an unforgettable evening of entertainment and hope at the 2017 Tucson Heart and Stroke Ball.   For 58 years the Tucson Heart and Stroke Ball has helped to advance the lifesaving mission of the American Heart Association, a mission that has impacted the lives of thousands of men, women and children throughout Southern Arizona.  Contributions…

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NEW MDLs CERTIFIED

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has consolidated cases in Abilify, Talc and Taxotere suits among others. The Talc litigation has been transferred to New Jersey judge Freda Wolfson.  She currently presides over Chakalos v. Johnson & Johnson, filed in November 2014 making it the most advanced suit.  New Jersey is also the home…

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FDA ISSUES WARNING ABOUT SERIOUS SIDE-EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH FLUROQUINOLONES OUTWEIGHING THE BENEFITS

Fluroquinolones are the most popular drugs to treat mild bacterial infections, but it was not until recently that their deadly side-effects were exposed. Over 33 million Americans have taken these antibiotics annually, and of these, the most popular is Levaquin, made by the company Johnson & Johnson. Many physicians were unaware of the side-effects of…

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Blogs Contact Us for a Free Consultation FDA Plans to Issue Earlier Warnings Associated with Risky Medical Devices

The move to take a more aggressive posture in reporting potential risks with medical devices follows several high profile lawsuits involving the safety and risks of medical products. Among them a hip implant, a defibrillator that stopped working, and a mesh implant to prevent incontinence in women, which has been reported to erode. The FDA…

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