Despite continuing campaigns to substantially reform the tort system, which misleadingly paint the picture that there are run-away jury verdicts throughout the country and settlements being paid by insurance companies for frivolous lawsuits, a new report highlights the fact that payments in medical malpractice claims actually remain at historic lows in the United States. Read More
In addition to a potential increased risk of heart attacks and death associated with AndroGel, Testim and other popular Low-T drugs, users may also face a serious risk of blood clots from testosterone replacement therapy, which may leave men with debilitating health problems from a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Read More
As evidence continues to emerge about the serious and potentially life threatening side effects of energy drinks, such as Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar, 5-Hour Energy and other popular products, the injury lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. continue to review whether financial compensation may be available for individuals who suffered a heart problems or died following consumption of energy drinks. Read More
A motion has been filed in the federal court system, seeking to consolidated all Xarelto bleeding injury cases as part of an MDL, or Multidistrict Litigation. While such centralized pretrial proceedings are often referred to as a Xarelto class action lawsuit, each case will remain an individual claim and there are important differences between an MDL and class action. Read More
Reports of serious allergic reactions and chemical burns have been linked to “Just for Men” hair, mustache and beard dye products, potentially leading to permanent scarring, swelling and other complications. Read More
A nationwide recall for DePuy Synthes craniomaxillofacial (CMF) distraction systems has been issued, due to the risk of problems that may cause the jaw implant devices to reverse direction, potentially leading to severe and life-threatening injury. Read More
Over the past few months, the medical community has quickly come to realize the devastating consequences some women may face as a result of power morcellators used during uterine fibroid surgery, potentially causing the spread of cancer throughout the body and greatly diminishing their chances for long-term survival and quality of life. Read More
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary has announced a uterine fibroid morcellator recall, finally acknowledging that the cancer risk associated with using their device during a laparoscopic hysterecomy or myomectomy surgery is too great.