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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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3M Combat Arms Earplugs: Information Veterans Should Know

The U.S. Department of Justice Announced 3M Will Pay $9.1 million for Defective Earplugs In July 2018, 3M settled allegations that the company had violated the False Claims Act by knowingly selling defective earplugs to the U.S. government. While this settlement required 3M to pay the U.S. government $9.1 million, it did not require 3M…

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Optetrak Knee Replacement Linked to Severe Complications

While millions of Americans have undergone knee replacement surgeries to correct injuries, manage symptoms of arthritis or increase mobility, knee replacement system Exactech Optetrak has been linked to damaging complications. Here, the medical device and product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss Optetrak knee replacement complications and how a dedicated product…

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FDA Gives Ambien and Other Prescription Sleep Drugs a Black Box Warning

In April 2019, the FDA placed a Black Box Warning, the highest possible warning the FDA can mandate, on the updated labels of prescription sleep drugs including Ambien and Lunesta. These new warnings will alert patients of risks including sleep driving, drowning and suicide attempts. Here, the Baltimore pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices…

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FDA Includes Black Box Warning on Gout Medicine Uloric

As of February 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has stated that there is a higher risk of death associated with gout medicine Uloric (febuxostat) compared to other gout medicines. The FDA has now included a Black Box Warning for Uloric as a result of the recent findings. Here, the pharmaceutical liability attorneys at…

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Continuation of Clinical Trial Results Concerning Invokana Amputation Risks

Invokana is a popular diabetes drug that is commonly administered to lower blood sugar in diabetes patients. However, clinical trials point to the conclusion that Invokana may increase the risk of amputations in diabetics. Here, the pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide updates on the clinical trial results concerning Invokana…

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Updates on Attune Knee Replacement Lawsuits

Attune knee replacements, engineered by DuPuy, have been found to have high failure rates according to at least one study, which counteracts promises of safety and efficient healing by the manufacturers. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos have the most recent updates on the alleged loosening of hundreds of…

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Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit Updates

Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against talc manufacturers under claims that their products have allegedly caused mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Here, the mesothelioma and product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide updates on lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson and other manufacturers regarding claims that talc exposure led to diagnoses…

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Updates on IVC Filter Lawsuits

As of September of 2018, there were over 9,000 lawsuits filed against two major IVC filter manufacturers, and that number is projected to continue to grow. Here, the medical product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos give an overview of IVC filter litigation, including the fifth Bard bellwether trial which began in…

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Updates on Immunotherapy for Mesothelioma Patients

Immunotherapy is a form of cancer treatment that stimulates the patient’s immune system so it can fight off cancer cells while sparing healthy cells. Due to its success as a developing cancer treatment, it is now being used as an experimental treatment for mesothelioma. Here, the attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos, who…

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