Pintas & Mullins Law Firm

Blog Posts in January, 2012

  • Veteran Chicago Police Officer Found Guilty in Fatal DUI Crash Involving Local Teen

    Our Chicago accident attorneys at the Pintas and Mullins Law Firm were shocked by recent reports of a drunk driving accident that took the life of a 13-year-old boy and led to the conviction of a long-time Chicago police officer. Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents cause thousands of injuries a year, and many of them are fatal. Although a large number of these accidents result in tragic ...
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  • New Research Shows U.S. Government Knowingly Exposed Naval Veterans to Asbestos Risk

    An alarming new study conducted by the scientific consulting firm ChemRisk found that the U.S. Navy knew of the dangerous effects of asbestos, yet continued to require extensive use of the toxic material in naval steamships, shipyards, boiler rooms, and engine rooms throughout most of the 20th century. This research may help to explain why nearly one-third of all mesothelioma victims are veterans. ...
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  • Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawyers Applaud New Healthcare Partnership Aimed at Preventing Medical Mistakes

    Although many doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals treat patients within the appropriate standard of care, a shocking number of preventable medical mistakes still continue to threaten the safety and lives of vulnerable patients. Experienced Illinois Medical Malpractice attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm have worked with countless individuals and their families who suffered serious ...
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  • FDA Orders Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers to Conduct More Safety Tests to Study Serious Risks

    Vaginal mesh attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm are warning patients of a recent spike in serious injuries and death associated with the use of defective transvaginal mesh devices. In response to growing number of complications such as pain, bleeding, infection, and erosion reported by women implanted with the mesh sling, federal regulators recently ordered manufacturers to conduct new medical ...
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  • Tekturna Hypertension Drug Linked to Stroke and Kidney Problems among Diabetes Patients

    Our drug recall attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm are warning of new research that shows the blood pressure drug Tekturna (Aliskiren) may increase the risk of stroke or serious heart and kidney problems. This is a major setback for the hypertension drug that could potentially lead to a recall, according to recent reports by Bloomberg News . Tekturna is sold by Novartis and was originally ...
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