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Zimmer Persona Knee Recall Lawyers

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing Zimmer Persona recall lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States who received a knee replacement involving the Two-Peg Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate. […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Despite Bleeding Problems, Xarelto Sales Continue to Help J&J Reap Huge Profits

Amid continuing concerns about the risk of uncontrollable bleeding on Xarelto and the lack of an approved reversal agent, Johnson & Johnson indicates that sales of their blockbuster anticoagulant still pushed well past the $1 billion mark last year, helping drive profits even higher for the global pharmaceutical company. […]

By |March 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Laundry Detergent Packet Poisoning Risk is a Focus of International Campaign

A coalition of health and consumer protection agencies from 22 countries are coordinating efforts to raise awareness and warn about the risks of laundry detergent packet poisonings for children, as the brightly colored, single-use pods continue to cause severe injury throughout the world when children mistake them for candy or a teething toy.  […]

By |March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Zofran Pregnancy Risks: Timeline of Studies on Birth Defects, Malformation

Although Zofran is widely prescribed during pregnancy for morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), there is growing evidence that the medication may increase the risk of birth defects and congenital malformations for children.

While further studies on the safety of Zofran in pregnancy are needed, there is clear evidence that GlaxoSmithKline knew or should […]

By |March 13th, 2015|1 Comment

Lumber Liquidators Laminate Flooring Lawsuits

Homeowners throughout the United States have been reporting problems with Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring, indicating that it may fail within a short amount of time. In addition, recent testing revealed that some Chinese flooring sold by the company may release high levels of toxic formaldehyde. […]

By |March 5th, 2015|1 Comment

Testosterone Warnings Update: Cardiovascular Risk Information Added to Label

Following a continuing stream of evidence establishing a link between side effects of testosterone drugs and cardiovascular problems, the FDA announced this week that new label warnings will be required for popular drugs like Androgel, Axiron, Testim and other “low T” treatments.

The lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent men throughout the U.S. who are […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Viagra and Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk

Men using the popular erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Viagra may face an increased risk of melanoma, an aggressive and deadly form of skin cancer.

Although research has suggested a potential link between Viagra and melanoma skin cancer, Pfizer continues to endanger men by withholding warnings about the importance of users monitoring for signs or symptoms of melanoma, potentially preventing men from detecting the disease early, when it is easier to treat and less life-threatening. […]

By |February 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Carbon Monoxide Detector Placement is Important for Reducing Risk of Poisoning

Amid the cold winter weather blanketing most of the U.S., it is important for families to protect themselves from the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, which may result in severe injury or death. Having a working and properly placed carbon monoxide detector is the first step. […]

By |February 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Zofran Birth Defect Lawyers Reviewing Cases for Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip, Heart Malformations

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential Zofran lawsuits for children born with birth defects or malformations that may have been caused by exposure to the morning sickness drug during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Although Zofran has been widely prescribed to pregnant women for nausea and vomiting associated with morning […]

By |February 13th, 2015|2 Comments

Lead Poisoning Brain Damage Risk May Be More Likely in Boys Than Girls: Study

The findings of a recent study suggest that young boys may face a greater risk of suffering from lead poisoning than girls, indicating that female hormones may work as a protective measure against the potential for brain damaging effects from lead-based paint and other lead exposure.  […]

By |February 9th, 2015|0 Comments