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What Patients Need to Know About Actos

The pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the dangers of Actos—a common Type 2 Diabetes medication. Actos, a common Type 2 Diabetes medication manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, has remained at the center of thousands of patient injury lawsuits over the past several years. These lawsuits claim that Takeda Pharmaceuticals withheld…

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Diagnosing Mesothelioma

The mesothelioma attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos describe the process of diagnosing mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is an aggressive and rare form of cancer that has been linked to asbestos exposure—even brief exposures. The disease affects the lining of the lungs, the abdomen or heart, and eventually hinders those organs’ ability to perform essential…

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What You Should Know About Qui Tam

The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos in Maryland represents individuals in bringing claims against companies and organizations that have violated the law by defrauding the government. Qui tam is a provision allowing individuals with knowledge of a company’s fraudulent activity to file suit against that company. However, the individual filing the complaint typically has…

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Personal Injury: Why You Need an Experienced Attorney

Personal injury law establishes rights for any individual that is injured, whether the damages suffered are a result of an automobile accident or the negligence of a healthcare professional. The Baltimore Personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos have provided information regarding your rights. Personal injury is a comprehensive legal area that…

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Medical Malpractice Claims: What Patients Should Know

Reports suggest that medical error and medical malpractice have become one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Here, the Baltimore personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide information regarding medical malpractice in America. In 2016, researchers at Johns Hopkins University published a study in The BMJ, which…

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PPI Lawsuits: What’s Next?

The pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide information regarding the risks related to proton pump inhibitors and the lawsuits filed by PPI consumers. Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are used to treat a number of common abdominal conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, stomach and duodenal ulcers, heartburn and erosive esophagitis….

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Personal Injury Attorney: What is Wrongful Death?

When an individual dies as a result of the negligence or at the fault of another person including a medical professional, a representative may file a wrongful death claim against that negligent party. The claim is a civil action brought against the negligent party for damages that occurred as a result of the death. Each…

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Blood Thinner Safety: What to Know When Taking Xarelto

Blood clots have the ability to prevent blood flow to patients’ organs such as the heart, lungs, and kidneys, potentially causing stroke and other life-threatening health conditions. There are many different medications on the market today that aim to reduce the risk of dangerous health conditions such as deep vein thrombosis, blood clot and stroke….

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Birth Injuries and Your Rights

When preparing for a new baby, parents trust that health care providers will do the best they can to ensure a safe delivery. While some babies are born with medical issues stemming from undiagnosed birth defects, other newborns can suffer birth injuries as a result of negligence or malpractice that occurred during labor. Everyone makes mistakes,…

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Understanding Mesothelioma and Asbestosis

Over the last century, millions of Americans have been exposed to asbestos—a dangerous mineral formerly used in a variety of consumer and industrial products. Asbestos fibers can enter the body when inhaled or ingested. Mesothelioma Asbestos fibers can damage the mesothelium. This can eventually lead to the development of mesothelioma and asbestosis. Malignant mesothelioma is…

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