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Keyless Ignition Carbon Monoxide Risk Detailed in ABC News Report

Keyless ignition systems used in many newer cars have been linked a number of carbon monoxide poisoning deaths in recent years, where the vehicles are accidentally left running, allowing a dangerous amount of fumes to build up and leak into the home. However, there are several steps that auto makers could take to reduce the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning from keyless ignitions. […]

By |October 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Melanoma Risk with Viagra Amplified Because Many Men Do Not Get Screened For Skin Cancer

Over the past 18 months, there has been increasing evidence linking side effects of Viagra to melanoma skin cancer. The lack of warnings provided by Pfizer about this potential risk associated with the popular erectile dysfunction drug raise serious concerns, especially since men are generally less likely to get skin cancer screening than women. […]

By |October 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Medical Misdiagnosis Cases Likely To Increase If Changes Are Not Made

A recent report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) warns that major changes need to be made in the U.S. healthcare industry in order to avoid a growing number of medical misdiagnosis cases, which are already a leading cause of malpractice lawsuits in the United States, resulting many preventable injuries and deaths each year. […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Volkswagen Recall Lawyers for TDI Diesel Emissions Scandal

As thousands of individuals with Audi or Volkswagen diesel vehicles face financial damages stemming from the recent emissions scandal, the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are pursuing individual and class action lawsuits on behalf of TDI “Clean Diesel” vehicle owners throughout the U.S. […]

By |September 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Invokana Bone Fracture Side Effects

The FDA announced this week that it is requiring new warnings about the potential risk that Invokana side effects and Invokamet side effects may increase the risk of bone fractures and lead to decreased bone density.

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are currently reviewing potential Invokana lawsuits for individuals throughout the U.S. […]

By |September 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Vena Cava Blood Clot Filter Problems Highlighted by NBC News

A new, two-part NBC News investigative report highlights the risk of problems with Bard Recovery inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, which are small filters implanted in the vena cava to prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism. However, many users have suffered severe complications when the filters broke, punctured the vena cava or otherwise moved out of position. […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Talcum Powder Cancer Side Effects of Baby Powder, Shower-to-Shower Not Adequately Disclosed

Despite years of research indicating a link between side effects of talcum powder and ovarian cancer, women using Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower-to-Shower body powder have been provided inadequate warnings.

As a result, the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent women and families throughout the U.S. who are pursuing financial compensation after being diagnosed with […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|1 Comment

Forced Air Warming Blanket Risk of Hip and Knee Surgery Infections Denied by 3M for Years

Amid a growing number of hip surgery infection lawsuits and knee surgery infection lawsuits filed against 3M Corporation, which allege that the company’s Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket caused contaminants to enter the surgical field, questions are being raised about how long the manufacturer knew about the potential risk. […]

By |August 18th, 2015|0 Comments

IVC Blood Clot Filter Side Effects Continue to Cause Injury Years After Warnings First Issued

For the past five years, the product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. have been representing clients throughout the U.S. who are pursuing an IVC blood clot filter lawsuit after suffering serious side effects when one of these devices implanted to reduce the risk of pulmonary embolism fractured or moved out of position. Even after several FDA warnings, individuals continue to suffer injuries from some of these defectively designed filters. […]

By |August 13th, 2015|1 Comment

Xarelto Internal Bleeding, Other Injury Lawsuits Moving Toward Trial

The lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent individuals throughout the U.S. who are pursuing a Xarelto lawsuit after experiencing internal bleeding, hemorrhaging or another bleeding injury caused by the drug maker’s failure to adequately warn about the risks associated with use of the anticoagulant.

It is expected that the first Xarelto trial dates in the federal court system may start around this time next year, but time still remains to determine whether you or a loved one may be eligible for compensation as a result of a Xarelto injury. […]

By |August 4th, 2015|1 Comment