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Jan 21

Personal Injury Lawyers Will Try Xarelto Mass Tort in Philadelphia

By Joe Messa

Earlier today, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Kevin Dougherty ordered the organization of a mass tort against Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson subsidiary) and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals regarding the drug Xarelto; an anticoagulant, or blood thinner, that is accused of causing uncontrollable and sometimes fatal bleeding. Approximately seventy-five cases were transferred to the Philadelphia […]

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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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Oct 30

Regulations of Compounding Pharmacies Debated in the Wake of National Meningitis Scare

By Joe Messa

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says the compounding pharmacy, New England Compounding Center, tied to a widespread fungal meningitis outbreak had dirty floors and a leaky boiler. Inspectors also reported finding lapses in the use and maintenance of autoclaves, machines designed to kill any potential contaminant, at NECC. The safety issues may have compromised […]

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