04262018Headline:

Illinois

HomeIllinois

    Recent Posts
    • Spring Break Road Trip? Beware of RVs

      Spring Break Road Trip? Beware of RVs

      As spring break approaches and the cost of plane tickets increase, many families consider a road trip as a cost-efficient way to take a family vacation. RVs offer both transportation and lodging for the whole family – making them a […]

    • Drone Safety – Who Is Regulating?

      Drone Safety – Who Is Regulating?

      The popularity and commercial availability of drones has exploded in the last few years leading many to question – who is regulating the safety of drones? Remotely piloted or operated unmanned aerial vehicles—commonly known as drones—come in all shapes and […]

    • Understaffing at Nursing Homes Can Lead to Neglect

      Understaffing at Nursing Homes Can Lead to Neglect

      Nursing homes or assisted living facilities are often a transitional step for the elderly after they stop living independently at home but before they enter a skilled nursing facility. Although the number of nursing homes is booming, oversight of these […]

    • Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Linked to Infection

      Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Linked to Infection

      Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler lawsuits are being filed on behalf of individuals diagnosed with a serious infection, non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), as a result of the use of a heater-cooler system during open-chest surgery.

    • Construction Site Safety – Lookout for Dangerous Boom Lifts

      Construction Site Safety – Lookout for Dangerous Boom Lifts

      Aerial boom lifts are commonly used on construction sites, but they have a potentially deadly defect that many manufacturers and equipment rental companies have failed to address. An aerial boom lift can be used on a jobsite to place workers […]

    • Homeopathic Teething Tablets Causing Seizures in Infants?

      Homeopathic Teething Tablets Causing Seizures in Infants?

      FDA records from 2012 to the present day tell the sad story of seven years of belladonna poisoning that could have been prevented

    • Permanent Hair Loss Not Warned about With Taxotere Use

      Permanent Hair Loss Not Warned about With Taxotere Use

      Sanofi-Aventis obtained billions of dollars in increased revenues at the expense of unwary cancer victims simply hoping to survive their condition and return to a normal life.

    • Failed Trial Shows Xarelto Riskier, No More Effective Than Aspirin

      Failed Trial Shows Xarelto Riskier, No More Effective Than Aspirin

      Xarelto has been connected to an increased number of uncontrollable bleeding events, primarily because there is no approved antidote for patients who use the medication, and many of the side effects associated with the drug have been particularly serious because the bleeding cannot be successfully controlled.

    • Medical Negligence: Newborn Strokes That Can Cause Brain Damage

      Medical Negligence: Newborn Strokes That Can Cause Brain Damage

      Strokes that occur at or near the time of birth are often overlooked as a significant contributing factor to cerebral palsy.  Perinatal stroke is a known cause of long-term neurological impairment. These strokes are caused by a disruption in blood […]

    • US Supreme Court Refuses to Restrict Personal Jurisdiction in Landmark Paxil Case

      US Supreme Court Refuses to Restrict Personal Jurisdiction in Landmark Paxil Case

      The U.S. Supreme Court allowed to stand an appellate court decision stating that a product manufacturer is subject to personal jurisdiction for product-related claims in a state where development or testing occurred, dealing a huge blow to the well-funded big pharma legal teams who may well now find themselves defending their drugs and medical devices in all fifty states.