Blog Posts in December, 2015

  • Testosterone Gels Named in Heart Attack Lawsuit

    A man in Florida started using Testim and AndroGel in 2005 for diminishing testosterone levels, or €œLow T. Over the next two years, Michael Seaburn suffered two heart attacks and has since filed suit against the gels€™ manufacturers. The testosterone therapy lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm detail this lawsuit and others like it we are currently handling. Dubious Marketing for a Contrived ...
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  • When Hospitals and Big Pharma Commit Fraud

    Healthcare fraud costs the U.S. tens of billions of dollars every year. It is a type of white-collar crime that involves filing dishonest or false billings to the government (through Medicare, for example). This can take many forms, which is why it is so difficult to detect, and so important for anyone with knowledge of fraud to come forward. The whistleblower lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm ...
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  • Regional Hyperthermia as Lung Cancer Treatment

    Our team of lung cancer lawyers previously wrote about how hyperthermia€“ exposing parts of the body to very high temperatures€“ could increase the effectiveness of cancer treatments. In the three years since that post , scientists have been studying this treatment and developing new cancer drugs that are activated using heat. Hyperthermia is also called thermotherapy or thermal therapy, and ...
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  • What the New Infrastructure Bill Means for You

    Earlier this month, Congress approved a $305 billion act to fund the country’s roads, bridges, and rail lines. It is the largest transportation bill in more than a decade and will last five years. The auto and train accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm detail this bill and how it will affect public safety. The Fixing America'€™s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act will reauthorize federal ...
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  • Pintas & Mullins Secures $4 Million Settlement for Hospital Patient Death

    Our medical malpractice attorneys are proud to announce the settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit against MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, Illinois. Our client, 44-year-old Keesha Caldwell, went to the emergency room on February 28, 2010 complaining of chest pain. Doctors suspected the issue was heart-related due to her low blood pressure. Caldwell was admitted to stay at MetroSouth ...
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  • Final Generic Drug Ruling Slated for July 2016

    We recently reported that the FDA would update its laws concerning generic drugs in September 2015. September came and went with no word from federal authorities. Our team of drug injury lawyers confirms that the final rule date has been pushed to July 2016. The ruling will decide whether or not generic drug manufacturers will be allowed to update safety labels without prior FDA approval. ...
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  • Thousands of Women Suffering Severe Essure Side Effects

    A new study found that women implanted with the permanent contraceptive Essure were 10 times more likely to have additional surgeries within one year than women who chose to have their tubes tied. Our team of Essure attorneys is now accepting claims on behalf of women injured by this device. This new study examined data from more than 50,000 women who underwent sterilization procedures in New York ...
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  • How to Financially Cope after a Cancer Diagnosis

    A cancer diagnosis is often among the most devastating news families receive. For particularly severe cancers like mesothelioma and lung cancer, the effects of treatment can be debilitating not only physically and emotionally, but financially as well. Our team of mesothelioma lawyers has 30 years of experience advocating for lung cancer patients. Here, we highlight some of the financial issues ...
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