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Jan 24

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers | Emergency Room Visits More than Double As a Result of Energy Drink Consumption

By Joe Messa

Philadelphia personal injury lawyers report results from a survey conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicating that visits to the emergency room have risen from 2007 to 2011 by more than double. According to estimates, about 10,000 people sought treatment arising from the consumption of energy drinks in 2007. In 2011, […]

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Mar 12

Personal Injury Attorneys: FDA Letter Warns Medical Device Manufacturer About Handling of Complaints

By Cesar Pinto

Personal Injury Attorneys: FDA Letter Warns Medical Device Manufacturer About Handling of Complaints The Food and Drug Administration has released a copy of the warning letter sent to Synthes Inc. last month. The letter serves as the FDA’s official notice to the medical device company of the ongoing investigation into its “failure to establish and […]

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Mar 02

Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Poor Care for Poor Patients?

By Cesar Pinto

Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Poor Care for Poor Patients? Medical malpractice attorneys report the findings of a new study that shows that lower income patients are less likely to sue their doctors for medical negligence or malpractice. Doctors Have “Unconscious” Bias Against Poor Patients The study, published by Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research and authored by […]

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Feb 29

Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Safety Review Finds that Dirty Surgical Instruments and Medical Devices are a Widespread Cause of Infections

By Cesar Pinto

Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Safety Review Finds that Dirty Surgical Instruments and Medical Devices are a Widespread Cause of Infections The Food and Drug Administration held a two-day workshop last summer to address concerns regarding dirty medical devices. During the meeting, device manufacturers and hospital representatives met with officials from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control […]

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Feb 16

Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Survey Reveals Doctors Don’t Always Tell Patients Everything

By Cesar Pinto

A recent study revealed that about 10 percent of physicians surveyed are not always honest with their patients. The article, published in the journal Health Affairs, questioned almost 1,900 physicians from different practice areas to detail what information they thought they needed to disclose to patients. Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Doctors Don’t Always Disclose Medical Errors to […]

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Feb 08

Personal Injury Attorneys Settle Over 15,000 Avandia Lawsuits

By Cesar Pinto

Avandia manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has agreed to settle more than 20,000 pharmaceutical and drug injury cases on behalf of patients claiming the drug causes heart attacks. Avandia was once the world’s best-selling diabetes pill, generating $3 billion in annual sales, but was withdrawn from the market in Europe and firmly regulated in the U.S. because […]

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