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Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • Jeep to Pay $40 Million in Wrongful Death Suit

    A Georgia jury recently heard a devastating trial against Jeep’s manufacturer, Fiat Chrysler, over the death of four-year-old boy. Our team of auto accident attorneys report on this multi-million dollar case below. In 2013, federal authorities asked Fiat Chrysler to recall nearly three million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Liberties for fuel tank problems, which were prone to catching fire in ...
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  • Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice

    Although rare, birth injuries that occur from medical malpractice are among the most devastating and sensitive cases we handle. These claims involve complex legal and medical issues, with laws and statutes vastly differing between states. In the most severe cases, malpractice can occur by failing to prevent a medical issue that causes the death of the infant. Our team of birth injury lawyers ...
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  • Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry after he was diagnosed with leukemia. Toxic exposure lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm detail these two cases and others like it we are currently handling. ...
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  • Popular Painkillers Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

    The FDA strengthened warnings on over-the-counter and prescriptions painkillers known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This class of painkillers can cause serious, life-threatening cardiovascular events and are available in hundreds of forms, from Advil to Daypro. Our team of dangerous drug lawyers report on this new warning below. The cardiovascular risks of NSAIDs have been ...
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  • New Lung Cancer Drug Approved

    Our team of lung cancer lawyers strives to update this blog with the latest news and developments in lung cancer treatments. We report that a new drug for non-small cell lung cancer was recently approved as a first-line treatment, along with a companion diagnostic test. First-line therapies – also called primary treatments or induction therapies – are accepted as the best treatments for a disease; ...
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  • Uber Settles Wrongful Death Suit

    On New Year’s Eve 2013, a mother and her two young children were crossing the street in San Francisco when tragedy struck. An Uber driver, using the company’s mobile app hit the family, killing the 6-year-old daughter and injuring her mother and brother. Auto accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm report on the consequent suit against Uber and its recent proposed settlement. The ...
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  • The Importance of Trust after Medical Mistakes

    Our team of medical malpractice lawyers has been working with patients injured by negligence for 30 years. We understand the importance of establishing trust with your healthcare team and the devastating consequences of breaking that trust. In this blog, we explore what types of cases merit legal action and how the legal process affects patients and doctors alike. One recent study by researchers ...
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  • Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settles

    Our team of uterine cancer lawyers report on a settlement recently reached between a power morcellator manufacturer and a man whose wife died from uterine cancer. The woman died less than one year after undergoing a hysterectomy using a power morcellator. The plaintiff, a 53-year-old widower named Scott Burkhart, filed suit against Lina Medical ApS after he learned that the power morcellator used ...
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  • End-of-Life Care for Mesothelioma

    Our team of mesothelioma and lung cancer lawyers knows how hard it can be to cope with and discuss a cancer diagnosis, particularly when it concerns such a devastating form. Patients with life-threatening illnesses need to speak openly with their doctors and loved ones about their priorities, treatment goals, fears and ultimate wishes. A new book, Being Mortal , aims to help patients and their ...
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