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Laundry Detergent Poisoning Lawyers Continue to Review Lawsuits for Children Nationwide

For more than three years, the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. have been reviewing potential laundry detergent poisoning lawsuits for children and families throughout the U.S., after the popular single-load pods got into the hands of children and were placed in their mouths. […]

By |April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

ERCP Infection Problems May Be Widespread

Over the past year, concerns have emerged about a potential risk of severe “superbug” infections from duodenoscopes used during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedures (ERCP), where the device may not be properly cleaned between patients. However, recent reports suggest that the ERCP infection problems may be much more widespread than previously believed.

Earlier this year a […]

By |April 18th, 2016|1 Comment

Heartburn Medication Kidney Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease Risk

As our lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. continue to review potential Nexium lawsuits, Prilosec lawsuits and other claims involving kidney problems associated with a popular class of heartburn medications, a study released this week provides further evidence users may face an increased risk of chronic kidney disease and kidney failure. […]

By |April 15th, 2016|11 Comments

Viagra Melanoma Class Action-Like Centralization Established in MDL

With a growing number of Viagra lawsuits being filed in courts throughout the United States, consolidated pretrial proceedings have been established in the federal court system, where all claims brought on behalf of men diagnosed with melanoma will be centralized before one judge for coordinated discovery and handling.

Known as an MDL, or multidistrict […]

By |April 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Talc Found in Ovarian Tumors from Baby Powder, Shower-to-Shower or Talcum Powder Use

For decades, Johnson & Johnson has encouraged women to use popular talcum powder products on a daily basis to maintain “personal freshness”, applying Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower-to-Shower to their body and placing it inside their underwear after every shower. However, this practice may cause talc contained in the powder to migrate into the fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries, increasing the risk of cancer. […]

By |April 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Acid Reflux Drug Kidney Injury Lawyers: Reviewing Claims for Nexium, Prilosec, Other PPIs

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are now investigating potential Nexium lawsuits, Prilosec lawsuits and other acid reflux drug lawsuits for users of popular proton pump inhibitors (PPI) who have been diagnosed with:

Acute Kidney Injury or Interstitial Nephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Failure, Dialysis Treatment or Kidney Transplant

Have You or a Loved One […]

Side Effects of Monster Energy, Rockstar, Red Bull and Other Energy Drinks

Many consumers remain unaware of the serious and potentially life threatening side effects of energy drinks, such as Monster, Rockstar and Red Bull.

While these highly caffeinated beverages are commonly sold in convenience stores next to Coke and Pepsi, they are very different and have been linked to reports of healthy and young individuals suffering devastating […]

By |March 7th, 2016|1 Comment

Pseudotumor Cerebri Lawyers Reviewing Cases for Users of Mirena IUD, Depo-Provera Shot

Our product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) lawsuits for women who have been diagnosed with this serious condition after receiving a Mirena IUD birth control implant or the Depo-Provera birth control shot. It appears that inadequate warnings were provided for women about the risk that side effects may cause a dangerous increase in pressure around the brain. […]

By |March 1st, 2016|1 Comment

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Myth No More

For decades, there have been concerns about the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer when it is applied near the female genitals. While some have described this as a “myth”, a St. Louis jury sent a resounding message this week to Johnson & Johnson, awarding $72 million after concluding that the risk is real and that the manufacturer actively withheld information from women throughout the United States. […]

By |February 26th, 2016|9 Comments

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Removal Attempts May Be Difficult or Impossible

Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have been linked to hundreds of reports involving severe and disabling complications, including instances where the device migrated, tilted, fractured or caused small parts to travel through the body, potentially entering the heart and lungs.

Most of these IVC filter problems have been linked to retrievable devices, which are designed to be removed after the risk of a blood clot has passed. However, some removable IVC filter designs may make the retrieval process difficult, or leave doctors unable to entirely remove the filter. […]

By |February 24th, 2016|0 Comments