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Round Up Injury Lawyers Reviewing Lawsuits for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Other Cancers

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential Roundup cancer lawsuits for individuals who have developed health problems following heavy exposure to the widely used grass and weedkiller, including:

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
Skin Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Other Cancers

Glyphosate, the active ingredient used in Monsanto’s Roundup, has been linked to a potential risk of cancer and other […]

By |July 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Zofran Warnings and Pregnancy Category Are False and Misleading

Due to inadequate and misleading pregnancy warnings provided by GlaxoSmithKline, there is a false impression among consumers and the medical community that Zofran is safe for pregnant women. However, thousands of children through the U.S. may have developed heart defects, oral cleft defects and other congenital malformations that were caused by side effects of Zofran use during pregnancy. […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Emergency Misdiagnosis Is Common Reason For Malpractice Lawsuits

More than half of all emergency medical malpractice lawsuits are due to misdiagnosis, according to new research.  […]

By |July 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Maryland Spinal Fusion Surgery Lawsuits Over Potentially “Fake” Parts Used at Baltimore Washington Medical Center

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk are investigating potential lawsuits for individuals who underwent spinal fusion at University of Maryland’s Baltimore Washington Medical Center between 2007 and 2013, where “fake” or counterfeit parts may have been used as part of a potential fraud scheme linked to a surgeon at the hospital. […]

By |July 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Auto Accidents Caused by Older Drivers Impact 14 Million Americans Each Year: Survey

A recent study highlights the number of auto accidents that occur each year where elderly drivers appear to be at fault, adding to the debate about when it is appropriate for families to start talking about whether it is safe for older loved ones to remain behind the wheel. […]

By |July 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Zofran Birth Defect Class Action Lawsuit-Like Centralization Sought in Federal Court

A motion has been filed in the federal court system to centralize all Zofran birth defect lawsuits before one judge as part of an MDL, or Multidistrict Litigation. While such coordinated pretrial proceedings are often confused with a Zofran class action, there are important differences and each case would still remain an individual injury claim for children born with serious health complications after exposure to Zofran during pregnancy. […]

By |July 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Daytrana Patch Skin Problems: Lawsuits Reviewed for Discoloration, Scaring

Following recent FDA warnings about the risk of skin problems from the Daytrana ADHD patch, the product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing whether users who have experienced skin discoloration, scaring or disfigurement may be entitled to financial compensation through a Daytrana patch lawsuit.

Daytrana (methylphenidate transdermal system) is a medicated patch applied […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Tracheostomy Tube Recall Lawsuits: Problems Reports of Breathing Problems, Serious Injuries

Following a tracheostomy tube recall issued last week, the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential product liability lawsuits for individuals who have experienced severe and potentially life-threatening injuries since November 2012 that may have been caused by design or manufacturing problems. […]

By |June 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Morcellator Class Action Lawsuit-Like Centralization Sought for Women Diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma, Other Uterine Cancers

Over the past year, a growing number of hysterectomy cancer lawsuits and uterine fibroid cancer lawsuits have been filed by women throughout the U.S., alleging that power morcellators used during their minimally invasive, laparoscopic procedures caused the spread of leiomyosarcoma, endometrial stromal sarcoma or other hidden cancers contained within the uterus.

Last week, a motion was filed with the U.S. JPML seeking to establish centralized pretrial proceedings for all cases pending throughout the federal court system, known as an MDL (multidistrict litigation). While this process is often referred to as a morcellator class action lawsuit, there are important differences between an MDL and class action. […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Invokana Renal Failure, Kidney Problems Should Have Been Anticipated

Our lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are continuing to review the potential for Invokana lawsuits on behalf of former users of the new diabetes drug who have suffered ketoacidosis, renal failure, kidney damage or other injuries.

Based on our research, it appears increasingly clear that Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen subsidiary knew or should […]

By |June 19th, 2015|0 Comments