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Blog Posts in July, 2009

  • Acne Drug Accutane Pulled from Market

    Chicago personal injury lawyers at Pintas Law Firm recently learned of plans by pharmaceutical maker Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc. to withdraw Accutane from the U.S. market. The drug maker has been faced with high exposure from personal injury lawsuits that the company continues to defend vigorously despite widely recognized side effects, which include mental health problems, birth defects and ...
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  • Vicodin and Percocet Face Ban, Tylenol Could Require Prescription

    Chicago personal injury lawyers at William G. Pintas and Associates are responding to recent recommendations by an FDA advisory panel to ban two of the most popular prescription pain killers in the country, Vicodin and Percocet, because of the liver damage and death they may cause. The two drugs combine a narcotic with acetaminophen, an ingredient proven to be the leading cause of liver failure in ...
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  • Burr Oak Set To Re-Open Aug. 1

    Burr Oak Cemetery is expected to re-open Aug.1, 2009 although some sections will remain closed for criminal investigation. Meanwhile, newly appointed caretaker Roman Szabelski plans to create a computerized database of records to help relatives determine where their loved ones are buried. Officials estimate at least 300 of 100,000 graves were tampered with. Investigators still say they may never ...
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  • Burr Oak Cemetery Scam in Cook County

    Chicago personal injury lawyers at the William G. Pintas Law Firm are investigating an alleged scheme at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois, where four workers reportedly dug up at least 300 bodies, dumped the bodies in a mass grave and resold the plots. Investigation also reveals bodies were double-buried in existing graves. On July 9, 2009, authorities charged the workers with one count of ...
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