• Former NFL Players Screen “Concussion” Movie Together January 14, 2016 NFL Concussion Lawsuits A couple of weeks before Christmas, Sports Illustrated brought 70 former NFL players together in Atlanta to watch a screening of the movie “Concussion.” The movie documents the story of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu and his battle to bring to light his theory that the brain disease CTE is linked… click to read more
  • New Drug Delivery Method May Help Mesothelioma Patients January 14, 2016 Mesothelioma Doctors at Boston University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital say they may have found a more effective treatment method for mesothelioma patients. The new method would deliver the chemotherapy drugs directly into mesothelioma tumors. In the past, doctors have warned mesothelioma patients that the effectiveness of chemotherapy to treat their… click to read more
  • Takata Airbag Recall List January 13, 2016 Faulty Product Recalls Millions of vehicles have been recalled because they contain potentially defective Takata airbags. In the event of a crash, these defective airbag can explode, expelling metal fragments into the cabin of the car when deployed. View the list of vehicles we are investigating regarding defective Takata airbags... click to read more
  • FDA Warns of Ketoacidosis with Certain Diabetes Drugs January 3, 2016 Invokana Lawsuits An article on the American Academy of Family Physicians’ website discussed the FDA’s recent move to add warnings to the labels of diabetes drugs like Invokana to notify users about the potential risk of ketoacidosis. The article also cautioned physicians whose patients are on these diabetes drugs to watch for… click to read more
  • No Legal Recourse for Injuries from Generic Drugs January 2, 2016 Zofran Lawsuits When a person suffers injuries from a generic drug, there may be no recourse in a court of law. Unfortunately, one Massachusetts family had to discover this the hard way. A report done by a local CBS affiliate on the Steele family illustrates how patients taking generic drugs could be… click to read more
  • Innovator Liability in Massachusetts January 1, 2016 Zofran Lawsuits After reading this article I wanted to see how Massachusetts’ courts had ruled on the issue of innovator liability. A majority of them found that brand name manufacturers were not liable for injuries caused by use of their identical generic versions. The courts’ reasoning seemed to be summed up in… click to read more
  • Xarelto Reversal Agent in Late Stage Trial December 30, 2015 Xarelto Lawsuits A drug developed to rapidly reverse the effect of new blood thinners during episodes of major bleeding has been effective in late stage trials according to an article on Reuters.com. The drug reportedly reversed the anticoagulant effect of the new blood thinners, including Xarelto, with no serious side effects being… click to read more
  • Former Players Appeal NFL Concussion Settlement Agreement November 19, 2015 NFL Concussion Lawsuits A group of former NFL players filed an appeal asking the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to reject the NFL concussion settlement agreement because it excludes what they are calling “the signature brain disease of football.” As the agreement stands right now, players diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in… click to read more
  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement April 23, 2015 NFL Concussion Lawsuits Federal District Court Judge Anita Brody gave her final approval to a settlement agreement between the NFL and more than 5,000 former players who accused the league of hiding the dangers of concussions from the players. The agreement provides payments to former players who are diagnosed with one of several… click to read more