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The Statistics of Opioid Addiction and Child Birth

There is no doubt that the statistics for opioid addiction and deaths have been increasing in Ohio and around the entire country for the past several years. Along with these...

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Can Taking Opioids During Pregnancy Cause Birth Defects?

There is always a certain level of risk associated with taking opioids. However, when a woman is pregnant and taking these drugs, those risks greatly increase for her unborn child....

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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 pregnant or breastfeeding may be...

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A Tentative Settlement Reached in Zimmer NexGen Knee Cases

In 2010, Zimmer issued a recall of a component in its NexGen Knee implants due to a high number of device failures.  Soon after, a mass of suits were filed...

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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 a Class I recall of...

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Medical Expert Testimony In Ohio Medical Malpractice Cases

In the context of alleged Ohio medical malpractice, it is usually not sufficient for the plaintiff (or the plaintiff’s lawyer) to simply stand up in court and claim that a...

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Beaumont Birth Trauma Lawsuit

Kimberly VanSlembrouck is grateful for the $144 million jury verdict against William Beaumont Hospital that’ll ensure her brain-injured daughter gets the care she needs for life. The lawsuit was filed...

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Caps For Medical Malpractice Damages In Ohio

Non-economic damages: There has been a cap put on the amount of non-economic damages you can receive in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Non-economic damages can include the following, compensation for...

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Certain Medications Under Investigation

Recently there has been an investigation regarding a couple of medications that are available out in the market right now. There is a potential litigation and case generation opportunities for...

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Toledo Hospital Infection Claims

Former New York Lieutenant Governor Betsy McCaughey recently wrote an eye-opening article for The New York Times. Ms. McCaughey is the founder of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths, and...

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Birth Defect Lawsuit Filed By SSRI Zoloft User

There have many numerous lawsuits filed due to the fact that SSRI’s have caused birth defects when pregnant women were taking them. Oklahoma woman, Torrie Johnson, explains that she took...

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Guide To Ohio Medical Malpractice, Part Four: Settlement Negotiations

kGuide to Medical Malpractice in Ohio, Step Four: Settlement Negotiations After the interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and depositions are completed, the next step is usually for the lawyers...

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