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Mar 27

Philadelphia Department of Health shuts down three dental clinics for safety and sterilization issues

By Joe Messa

philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys, personal injury lawyers

According to Action News, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced the closure of three Philadelphia dental offices yesterday for deficient sterilization procedures and lapses in injection safety practices. Three Trieu Family Dental Clinics have closed at the following locations; 437 West chew Ave 5427 North 5th Street 6536 Woodland Avenue Thought the health department […]

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Mar 26

Bayer Healthcare and Janssen Pharmaceuticals reached $775M settlement with victims of Xarelto blood thinner

By Joe Messa

Twenty-five thousand lawsuits were settled this week between Bayer and Janssen pharmaceutical companies, and patients alleging that they were not adequately warned about the risks of life-altering complications regarding blood thinner medication, Xarelto. Lawsuits dating back to 2014, which were consolidated in federal court in New Orleans, involved claims that patients were not adequately informed […]

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Apr 13

Personal Injury Attorneys: FDA Updates Warnings About Power Morcellators’ Risk of Spreading Cancer

By Maggie Kovalcik

Personal Injury attorneys report on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) updated warnings about power morcellators and their effects on women. Recently, information has come to light suggesting that “the use of laparoscopic power morcellators may contribute to the spread and upstaging of unsuspected uterine cancer in women undergoing hysterectomy and myomectomy for fibroids.” The FDA […]

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Mar 27

Superbug Scopes Get Updated Cleaning Procedures

By Joe Messa

Duodenoscopes manufactured by Olympus Corporation (dubbed “superbug scopes”) have recently been blamed for the spread of an antibiotic resistant “superbug” called Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE) that killed two patients at the UCLA medical center in California. The scopes are used in exploratory endoscopic procedures and investigations have revealed that the scopes’ design, full of grooves and […]

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