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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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Steps to Filing a Class Action Lawsuit

When the negligence of one party impacts a large group of individuals, it may be applicable to consolidate the claims of many plaintiffs into a class action lawsuit, where a representative plaintiff sues a defendant on behalf of a group of people with similar or identical claims. Here, the class action attorneys at The Law…

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Johnson & Johnson Faces U.S. Criminal Probe Related to Baby Powder

The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal investigation into whether pharmaceutical giants, Johnson & Johnson lied to the public about the possible cancer risks of its talcum powder. Here, the product liability attorneys at the Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide an update on the latest events surrounding the federal investigation. A Criminal Probe…

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HIV Drug Lawsuit Against Gilead Permitted to Proceed

Individuals taking Gilead’s HIV drug tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) may experience complications related to the medication, including kidney disease and/or bone density loss. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the health and legal implications of TDF drugs.  TDF for HIV Treatment  TDF is an antiretroviral drug known as…

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FDA Releases Millions of Records of Incidents Involving Medical Devices

On Friday, June 21st, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published previously undisclosed reports of incidents and post-surgical complications involving medical devices, including reports on implantable cardiac defibrillators, pacemaker electrodes and dental implants. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos outline the details of these incidents. Advocates for public transparency…

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Updates to Bair Hugger Infection Litigation

There have been over 5,600 lawsuits filed against 3M in regards to their Bair Hugger warming blankets, which are medical devices that regulate a patient’s temperature during surgical procedures, due to accusations that the temperature management systems may cause infection. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide an overview…

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Different Types of Compensatory Damages

In personal injury cases, there are many different types of compensation the plaintiff can collect depending on the situation and mental, emotional or physical injuries sustained. Here, the personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss different types of compensatory damages that can be awarded during a personal injury case.  General Compensatory…

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Your Personal Injury Legal Rights Concerning Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Landlord Liability

If a tenant suffers carbon monoxide poisoning in their rental unit, the landlord may be held liable for damages. Here, the personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos detail your personal injury legal rights if you suffer carbon monoxide poisoning.  Who is Responsible for Property Upkeep? While rules may vary depending on…

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Monsanto’s Xtendimax Faces Litigation As a Result of Environmental Damage

Monsanto’s weed-killer, Xtendimax, was first permitted for use in 2016, which resulted in traveling vapor clouds that caused damage to a significant amount of crops, wild plants and a variety of animal species, according to the Center for Food Safety. Here, the environmental litigation attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos detail the legal…

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Asbestos and Mesothelioma: What Veterans Should Know

When members of the armed forces return home after serving our country, they are often at risk for suffering severe mental conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. What many individuals may not be aware of, however, is the risk of developing mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure during deployment. Here, the mesothelioma attorneys at The…

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