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Apr 13

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

By Angela Leone

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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Feb 27

Study Says Acetaminophen May be Linked to ADHD

By Joe Messa

Philadelphia personal injury lawyers say a study published in JAMA Pediatrics concluded that children whose mothers took acetaminophen while pregnant were more likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study’s author noted that researchers looked for a link between acetaminophen and ADHD because they believe the medication could be a hormone disruptor capable […]

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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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Jul 26

Infant Death Prompts Mass Recall of Peg Perego Strollers

By Joe Messa

Personal injury attorneys of Messa & Associates report that Peg Perego has recalled 223,000 strollers because they pose an injury risk to children. These defective products can entrap and strangle children between trays fitted to the front. In 2004, a 6-month-old boy tragically died of strangulation in one of the strollers. Another infant, a seven-month-old […]

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May 30

Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers Report on Jeep Wrangler Recall

By Cesar Pinto

Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers Report on Jeep Wrangler Recall The Chrysler Group announced a safety recall last week of 67,872 Jeep Wrangler sport utility vehicles. The recall was prompted by an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated in March after the Agency received several complaints from consumers claiming their Jeep Wranglers caught […]

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Apr 17

Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers: DePuy Knowingly Sold Defective Hip Implants

By Cesar Pinto

Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers: DePuy Knowingly Sold Defective Hip Implants The Philadelphia product liability lawyers at Messa & Associates, experienced with cases regarding defective medical devices, recently discovered a report by the New York Times that revealed that Johnson & Johnson executives were aware of problems with an all-metal hip implant manufactured by its subsidiary, […]

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