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Many victims are overwhelmed with questions after they are hurt by defective products. We have compiled many common questions about metal hip implants, dangerous drugs, and defective medical devices, and provided the answers on our FAQ page. Browse or search here to learn more about your injury claim!
What is a catastrophic injury?

Catastrophic injuries are those that have serious and long-lasting effects. A catastrophic injury may leave a victim disfigured or permanently disabled, and unable to return to work or, in more serious circumstances, even care for themselves. As a result, people who've suffered catastrophic injuries may require long-term or lifelong medical treatment, rehabilitation, or in-home nursing […]

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Are hands-free cell phones safer?

Unfortunately, no. More than 30 studies have shown that contrary to popular belief, using a hands-free cell phone device while driving isn't safer than using a hand-held cell phone. In some cases, using a hands-free device may be even more hazardous, according to a 2013 simulation study conducted by researchers at the University of Utah and issued […]

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Do PPI medications do more harm than good?

Gastric acid-related conditions, such as heartburn, are extremely common in the United States. As many as 60 million Americans report experiencing heartburn at least once a month, according to the American College of Gastroenterology, while more than 15 million Americans say they suffer from heartburn on a daily basis. When proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications were approved […]

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How Long Will My Case Take?

Cases can be as different as clients, which makes it almost impossible to provide an accurate estimate of just how long your personal injury case will take to litigate from start to finish. Some cases are settled in weeks or months, while others take years to resolve. The length of a personal injury, dangerous drug, […]

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What Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

After an accident, victims may struggle to recover from serious injuries, buried under a deluge of unexpected and unaffordable medical debt, facing significant property repair or replacement costs, and unable to work. Financial concerns like these are common among people who've been injured in an accident, so it's easy to understand why questions about the […]

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Are IVC Filters Appropriate for Trauma Patients?

Inferior vena cava filters, also known as IVC filters, are implantable devices that look like tiny cages made of metal spider legs. Inserted laparoscopically through a small incision in the neck or groin area, IVC filters are then guided into the inferior vena cava—the body's longest vein—where they're tasked with catching passing blood clots and […]

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Are IVC Filters Safe?

When concerned about blood clots in trauma patients or obese surgical patients, doctors may recommend an IVC filter, which is a small, implantable metal device that looks like a cage surrounded by wiry “legs.” Inserted laparoscopically and guided into the inferior vena cava—the body's longest vein—IVC filters are designed to catch blood clots before they have […]

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What Should I Know About IVC Filter Lawsuits?

Inferior vena cava filters, or IVC filters, are medical devices used to prevent dangerous blood clots in trauma patients or extremely obese patients going in for surgery who either can't take a blood-thinning medication or for whom anticoagulantshave proven ineffective. IVC filters are laparoscopically inserted in the neck or groin and threaded into the inferior vena […]

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What should I know about proton pump inhibitor lawsuits?

Nearly 20 percent of people in the United States suffer from peptic-acid disorders such as chronic heartburn. When the first proton pump inhibitor(PPI) medication received approval in 1989, many patients with persistent heartburn—as well as other conditions such as peptic ulcer disease (PUD), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced gastropathy, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)—thought they'd finally found relief. […]

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What are signs that my Stryker hip implant has failed or is defective?

Based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Stryker Corporation is one of the largest medical equipment and orthopedic device manufacturers in the world. Some of the company's most popular offerings are various hip replacement systems, designed to be more durable and provide younger, more active patients with a greater range of motion. However, not all hip replacement […]

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