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Elmiron Linked to Vision Loss

Elmiron is a popular anticoagulant that is commonly prescribed to treat bladder pain caused by interstitial cystitis and osteoarthritis. Recently, Elmiron has been linked to the increased risk of pigmentary maculopathy and other forms of vision loss and damage. The pharmaceutical liability attorneys at Peter Angelos P.C. Law are actively investigating cases regarding the use…

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FDA Requests Removal of Zantac From the Market Immediately

On April 1st, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its request for all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs to be removed from the market immediately. This decision was made based on an ongoing investigation of possible carcinogenic effects of the contaminant N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA. Here, the pharmaceutical liability attorneys at Peter Angelos, P.C. discuss…

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Continuation of Monsanto Dicamba Litigation Updates

In August 2019, environmentally conscious public-interest organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and agrochemical company, Monsanto, after the approval of a pesticide meant for use on soybean and cotton plants. Here, the environmental litigation attorneys at Peter Angelos P.C. discuss the controversy surrounding the damaging dicamba pesticide and how the EPA’s…

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Juul Facing Litigation Concerning Death of 18-Year-Old

Amidst the growing litigation against Juul Labs, the e-cigarette powerhouse is now facing a lawsuit in regards to the death of an 18-year old Florida teenager who died after using vaping devices. Here, the attorneys at Peter Angelos, P.C. detail recent updates to ongoing Juul litigation and as well as insights to the first major…

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Zantac Manufacturer Recalls Medication Due to Confirmed Contamination

Sandoz Inc. has voluntarily recalled the generic version of common medication Zantac after the medication was confirmed to be contaminated with a human carcinogen. Here, the pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the updates to the ongoing Zantac claims.  Global health regulators recently raised concerns about the possibility that the…

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Carcinogen Found in Stomach Drug Leads to Halt in Distribution

Global health regulators have raised the alarm about the possibility that the widely used drug, Zantac, could be tainted with the same cancer-causing agent found in Valsartan earlier this year. Here, the pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos detail the preliminary results of the FDA and EU probes. Officials are Investigating…

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White House to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

The Trump Administration has asked that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban nontobacco e-cigarette flavors as a response to increased reports of serious respiratory illness linked to vaping. Here, the consumer product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss this breaking news.   Potential Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses Cause Nationwide Concern As…

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An Increase in Reported Vaping-Related Illnesses Leads to Investigation into the Safety of Vaping Devices

Due to an increase in reports of vaping-related illnesses in Maryland, the Maryland Department of Health is investigating five cases of severe lung illness in individuals who experienced respiratory symptoms after vaping in the last two months. Here, the attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the growing investigation regarding vaping-related illness and what this recent…

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Two Maryland Families Allege Weed Killer Causes Cancer

As the controversy surrounding Roundup weedkiller increases, more and more individuals and families are making cases against the manufacturer of the popular herbicide, Bayer AG. Recently, two Maryland families joined the significant amount of individuals suing Bayer on the grounds that Roundup causes cancer, and one of these cases is being litigated by attorney Jay…

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Updates on Link Between Flesh-Eating Genital Infection and Diabetes Drug SGLT2 Inhibitors

A recent study investigated a potential link between a Type-2 diabetes drug and a severe and potentially fatal necrotizing fasciitis called Fournier gangrene. Here, the pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the recent study and how SGLT2 inhibitors may potentially be linked to the development of Fournier gangrene. The First…

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