Many women diagnosed in recent years with leiomyosarcoma, endometrial stromal sarcoma or other uterine cancer following a hysterectomy or myomectomy remain unaware that the use of power morcellators during a prior fibroid surgery may be to blame for the spread of their cancer. Read More
While Xarelto has been promoted as a superior alternative to warfarin, with the drug makers claiming that it is easier to use and does not require regular blood monitoring, there is increasing evidence that suggests the manufacturers may have been placing their desire for profits before patient safety by making such broad statements. Read More
The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are continuing to review potential personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States as a result of exploding airbags that have been recalled by Takata Corp., a Japanese auto parts supplier, whose airbags have been used in vehicles sold by a number of different companies. Read More
Over the past decade, millions of people have used the hypertension drugs Benicar, Azor and Tribenzor, which all contain the active ingredient olmesartan.
Last year, the FDA required the Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories to add new warnings about the risk of serious and potentially life-threatening Benicar side effects, which may cause chronic diarrhea, weight loss and other sprue-like enteropathy problems to develop months or even years after first use of the drug.
While investigating potential Benicar lawsuits, Azor lawsuits and Tribenzor lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States who have experienced enteropathy problems, it appears clear that the drug makers knew or should have known about the link between Benicar and enteropathy for some time, yet withheld information from consumers and the medical community. Read More
The lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential lawsuits for corn farmers, distributors and exporters who may have suffered damages due to the contamination of the U.S. corn supply by genetically modified corn seed products sold by Syngenta in recent years, including Agisure Viptera and Agisure Duracade GMO corn seed. Read More
The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent individuals throughout the country who are pursuing hip replacement lawsuits over damages associated with various different dangerous and defective implant designs, including metal-on-metal hips and certain modular systems, which may have a propensity to fail over the years after they are implanted. Read More
There is increasing evidence that suggests side effects of Abilify may lead to severe and uncontrollable gambling problems, as well as other impulsive behavior, which could destroy families, friendships, careers and lead to devastating financial consequences for users of the popular antipsychotic medication. Read More
As we prepare to adjust our clocks this weekend for Daylight Savings it is important to remember to put fresh batteries in your family’s smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors… and if you don’t have a CO detector, get one! Read More
Although studies have found that side effects of a popular class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones may cause peripheral neuropathy, many individuals remain unaware that long-lasting pain and nerve problems they suffer may have been caused by use of Levaquin, Cipro or Avelox, since inadequate warnings were provided by the drug makers. Read More