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Mass Tort Update December 2020 – Paragard

Paragard IUDs Pose Risk To Women’s Health Any woman experiencing adverse side effects after using the Paragard Intrauterine Device (IUD) for contraception should consult with…

Alopecia from Taxotere

One of the most difficult side-effects for women undergoing chemotherapy is Alopecia – the loss of hair. Alopecia is fairly common during the course of…

Veterinarians May Be Contributing to Opioid Epidemic

The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. Approximately 4 of 5 people who have turned to heroin use did so only…

What Types of Opioids are Harmful During Pregnancy?

Prescription opioids are painkillers that a doctor may prescribe after someone has had an injury. As the dangers of opioids become more well-known, women who…

Caring for a Baby Born to an Opioid-Addicted Mother

The number of babies born to opioid-addicted mothers in the country is on the rise. With no sign of the epidemic dwindling, this is likely…

Does a Mother who was Addicted to Opioids During Pregnancy Have a Case?

Just as tobacco companies were once sued for causing undue harm to smokers, those in the healthcare industry are now being sued for pushing addictive…

Is There Treatment for Babies Born to Opioid-Addicted Mothers?

Many of those addicted to opioids are pregnant women. Some of these women are taking drugs they have been prescribed for pain, while others are…

Dangers of Opioid Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

As the opioid epidemic continues to sweep across the country, more people are becoming aware of the potential dangers these drugs pose. Women that are…

Diabetes Drugs Linked to Heart Failure

Saxagliptin, a diabetes drug sold under the brand names of Onglyza (saxagliptin) and Kombiglyze XR are the focus of a growing number of lawsuits that…

Scientists Link Kidney Complications Proton Pump Inhibitors Use

Every year, millions of Americans use Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, or other proton pump inhibitors to eliminate heartburn symptoms associated with GERD and other acid-related digestive…

Safety Alerts: Nexium

If taking Nexium has caused injury to you or a family member, consider reaching out to a dedicated Nexium lawyer who could review your case,…

Recall: Limbrel – Arthritis Product Tied to Liver and Respiratory Injury

January 26, 2018: Limbrel, a prescription medical food marketed and sold as a treatment for arthritis, has come under FDA investigation. Supplements and medical foods are…

Recall Notice: First Medical Device Recall of 2018- A Johnson & Johnson Heart Device

January 2, 2018:  The first FDA medical device recall of 2018 is in already.  The FDA hit Sterilmed, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, with…

Peer Review Rating™ From LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®

Toledo, Ohio – August 6, 2011 – The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC today announced it has received notification from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell that Charles…

Not What The Doctor Ordered

Prescription errors happen when a patient gets the wrong drug at the wrong strength or with the wrong directions. It can be serious and even…

Mirena Side Effects Cause More Lawsuits To Be Filed

It has been alleged that the intrauterine device, Mirena, causes women side effects that they were not warned of. This has caused many to file…

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