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What Happens When a Drug is Recalled by the FDA?

December 19, 2018

A drug recall occurs when the manufacturer of a prescription drug or over-the-counter medicine removes a product from the market. In the event of a product recall, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plays a large part in the process, whether directly or indirectly. Below, the product and medical device…

Drug Watch — Lemtrada

December 17, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently added a warning to the prescribing information of Lemtrada, a pharmaceutical drug used to treat serious multiple sclerosis (MS) cases, after it was found to increase patients’ risk of stroke and blood vessel wall tears in the head and neck areas. Here,…

House Fires and Asbestos Risk

December 17, 2018

House fires are a serious issue for homeowners and their families, and the threat is compounded when structures containing harmful substances, such as asbestos, become burned and damaged. Here, the mesothelioma and toxic tort attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos detail the risks of asbestos contamination in house…

Contaminated Blood Products and Class Action Lawsuits

December 13, 2018

While blood products can be life-saving tools for those with a variety of serious conditions, contamination of these products can pose serious, life-threatening risks. Here, the class action attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss contaminated blood products and the legal recourse available to those who may be…

“Failure to Warn” and Strict Product Liability

December 11, 2018

Product manufacturers have a responsibility to adequately warn the public of any potential dangers the use of their product may cause. If a manufacturer is found to have failed to meet this responsibility, they may be held liable for any injuries their product has caused, as has been seen in…

How Autonomous Vehicles Will Change Tort Law

September 5, 2018

In recent years, prominent companies such as Google’s Alphabet, Uber and Tesla have heavily invested in the development of self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles. The rise of autonomous vehicles has led many to question the legal implications that these vehicles will have on tort and insurance law. Here, the product…

Opioid Liability for Injury and Death

May 2, 2018

The opioid industry is facing unprecedented backlash from private citizens and government officials as more individuals fall victim to addiction, injury and even death related to opioid use. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss who may be held liable for injuries or…

Brain Injuries: What You Should Know

April 5, 2018

Suffering a traumatic brain injury can have serious life changing consequences. Here, the personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss what you should know about brain injuries. An acquired brain injury (ABI) is an injury to the brain that is not hereditary, congenital or caused…

Does Doctor Apology Imply Guilt?

April 5, 2018

When a medical professional makes a mistake that unintentionally harms a patient, apologizing for that mistake is often perceived as an admission of guilt; however, legally speaking, this is not always the case. Here, the medical malpractice attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss the effects that…

Wrongful Death and Construction

April 5, 2018

Due to the hazardous nature of the work, the construction industry has long been recognized as one with a high rate of serious injuries and fatalities. Here, the personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the necessary steps to follow if you have lost a loved…