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Blog Posts in November, 2011

  • Drug Injury Lawyers Warn of the Dangers of Overmedicating Vulnerable Patients

    A new report by the Wall Street Journal details a troubling epidemic that is putting millions of prescription drug patients at risk. Research shows a significant increase in the number of Americans taking powerful antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs, despite the fact that some of these patients have no psychiatric diagnosis. Drug injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm are concerned with ...
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  • FDA Says Risk of Dangerous Avastin Breast Cancer Drug Side Effects Outweighs Benefits

    Defective drug lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm are warning of the dangerous side effects that breast cancer patients may experience if they are using Avastin to control their tumors. The FDA recently revoked its provisional approval of the drug for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer amid concerns that it causes serious health complications such as hemorrhaging, high blood pressure and ...
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  • New Consumer Product Safety Database Faces Legal Challenge

    A recent lawsuit challenging the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s new product safety database, www.saferproducts.gov , could have serious implications for the online consumer reporting site and other comparable federal tools. According to the Washington Post , the lawsuit was filed in October 2011 by an unnamed company seeking to block a posting that its product allegedly harmed a child. Our ...
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  • State Health Officials Fail to Investigate Reports of Neglect and Abuse by Illinois Hospital Patients

    A shocking new report by the Chicago Tribune details the state’s failure to protect Illinois hospital patients from harm. A vast majority of complaints involving serious abuse and neglect are being ignored, and the court system is the only outlet for many of these medical malpractice victims to be heard. Our Chicago medical malpractice lawyers are well-versed in federal law, which requires that ...
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