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Diseases, Medical Conditions and Toxic Torts

Exposure to toxic substances, consumption of contaminated food and use of dangerous products could result in the development of certain serious and life-threatening diseases and medical conditions. The toxic tort lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential lawsuits for individuals who have suffered from any of the following diseases, illnesses, conditions or medical complications.

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Food Poisoning Lawyers

In many cases food poisoning outbreaks are caused by negligence during the manufacturing, packaging or preparation of food products. lawsuits are being reviewed for illness caused by foods contaminated with E Coli, Salmonella or Botulism bacteria.

▸ E Coli | ▸ Salmonella | ▸ Botulism | ▸ Listeria
▸ Hemolytic-Urenia Syndrome (HUS)

 

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TENS) are severe skin reactions caused as a side effect of several medications. Lawsuits are being investigated for those diagnosed with either of these painful and debilitating conditions.

▸ Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Lasuits
▸ Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Lawsuits

 

Mesothelioma from Asbestos

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos and breathing asbestos fibers. For those diagnosed with mesothelioma, financial compensation may be available.

▸ Asbestos Exposure Risks
▸ Mesothelioma Lawsuits

 

Lead Paint Poisoning

Lead paint contained in older homes and defective toys could lead to elevated lead poisoning for young children. Elevated lead blood levels in children could result in serious injury, as the brain is susceptible to injury from chemicals during development.

▸ Lead Poisoning Lawsuits

 

Popcorn Lung / Bronchiolitis Obliterans

Bronchiolitis obliterans, which is more commonly known as popcorn lung, can occur among popcorn factory workers exposed to chemicals used to provide butter flavoring.

▸ Popcorn Lung Lawsuits
▸ Bronchiolitis Obliterans Symptoms

 

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide leaks can result in serious and potentially life-threatening injury. If carbon monoxide poisoning was caused by the negligence of a landlord, builder, contractor or other entity, compensation may be available.

▸ Carbon Monoxide Lawsuits

 

Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)

A painful and disfiguration jaw condition has been linked to use of the osteoporosis drug, Fosamax. ONJ is associated with the death and decay of the jaw bone, which is irreversible and could lead to surgery to remove portions of the jaw.

▸ Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)
▸ Fosamax Lawsuits

 

Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF/NFD)

For those with kidney insufficiencies, MRI contrast agents with gadolinium could lead to the development of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF), also known as nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy (NFD). The rare condition leads to a disabling hardening of the skin.

▸ Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Lawsuit
▸ Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy (NFD)
 

Postarthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis (PAGCL)

PAGCL (Post-Arthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis) is a relatively new condition which has been directly linked to the use of pain pumps following arthroscopic shoulder surgery. It is associated with the deterioration of cartilage, and often results in a shoulder replacement.

▸ Shoulder Pain Pump Lawsuits
▸ Shoulder Chondrolysis

 

Additional Information & Lawsuit Resources

Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Cases for malpractice, nursing home neglect and other serious injuries reviewed.

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
Actos Bladder Cancer

Side effects of Actos, a popular diabetes drug, may increase the risk of bladder cancer.

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits
Transvaginal Mesh Lawyers

Vaginal mesh used to repair POP and SUI can cause serious and severe complications.

Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Info
Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Pursuing product liability lawsuiits for problems from a number of metal-on-metal hip systems.

DePuy ASR Hip Recall Info