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Updates on Risks Surrounding Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) decrease the production of stomach acid that is responsible for the development of ulcers in the stomach, duodenum and esophagus. However, this grouping of drugs is linked to a variety of risks and side effects, and there is a growing list of lawsuits that have been filed in response to these…

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Zostavax 2019 Litigation Updates

Zostavax, a vaccine administered to protect against herpes zoster, otherwise known as shingles, is now being contested in approximately 550 cases in multidistrict litigation (MDL). Here, the Baltimore pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss updates in Zostavax litigation for 2019. Zostavax was Intended to Weaken the Shingles Virus When Zostavax…

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Jury Awards $80 Million in Damages in Roundup Cancer Trial

A jury in San Francisco has awarded a California man $80 million in damages after he claimed that the herbicide Roundup played a significant role in the development of his cancer. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the most recent developments of the Roundup lawsuits. The Jury’s Decision…

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Second Phase of Roundup Cancer Trial Begins

In 2017, lawsuits were filed in California against Monsanto, the company that produces Roundup, alleging that the herbicide’s active ingredient, glyphosate, can cause serious health concerns, including the development of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In 2018, the first Roundup lawsuit resulted in a jury ordering Monsanto to pay plaintiff DeWayne Johnson $289 million after the jury found…

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Updates on Safety Doubts Surrounding Nuplazid

In June of 2016, antipsychotic pharmaceutical drug Nuplazid was approved as a new method of treating psychosis in Parkinson’s patients. Since it’s release over two years ago, concern has arose regarding the drug, with some claiming it was released before more stringent testing could be completed and others concerned that the possible side effects of…

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Updates on FDA’s ‘Essure’ Report Errors

On December 31st, 2018, Bayer announced that it was discontinuing its product Essure, a nonsurgical method of permanent birth control that has caused thousands of complications since its release. Here, the medical device liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the potential side effects of Essure and what victims need to know…

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Maryland Considering Legislation to Support Civil Legal Action of Child Sex Abuse Survivors and Victims

In March, Maryland lawmakers advanced legislation that would allow child sex abuse survivors and victims to file civil legal action against their assailant, regardless of when the abuse occurred. Maryland lawmakers have advanced a bill that would help to hold abusers within the clergy accountable for the sexual abuse that children and adolescents have suffered….

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3M settlement shows how little we care if veterans come home whole

Members of the armed forces for the United States military set a standard for performance unlike any the world has ever known. For those who serve in theaters of war, it often costs them the maximum. All give some; few come home the same. Our country has taken great strides to improve how we care…

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Attorneys at the Law Offices of Peter Angelos Discuss Childhood Sexual Abuse Claims Involving the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.

Complex litigation attorneys Jay D. Miller and Jeff Utermohle of the Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, PC recently sat down to discuss the firm’s handling of childhood sexual abuse claims involving the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.   Q:        What led the Peter Angelos firm to take on clergy childhood sexual abuse claims? A:         We…

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The Law Offices of Peter Angelos Announce Lawsuit Filed Against Military Earplug Manufacturer on Behalf of Hundreds of Veterans

The Law Offices of Peter Angelos became a household name locally in Maryland and throughout the legal community nationally for pioneering two of the largest mass torts in American history. The first was on behalf of thousands of steelworkers and tradesmen against the asbestos industry, resulting in what was at one time the largest ruling…

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