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Get Answers To Your Defective Product And Medical Implant Injury Questions Here

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!
February 13, 2018
What if my employer doesn't carry worker's compensation?

Oil field accident victims living with catastrophic injuries can be devastated to discover their employer doesn't carry worker's compensation insurance. While most states require employers to have worker's compensation coverage for their employees, some states—like Texas—allow employers to opt out as “non-subscribers.” However, this doesn't mean injured oil field workers with non-subscriber employers are without […]

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February 12, 2018
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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February 11, 2018
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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February 9, 2018
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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February 8, 2018
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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February 7, 2018
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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February 2, 2018
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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February 1, 2018
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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January 30, 2018
What should I know about Praxada® bleeding injury lawsuits?

Pradaxa is an anticoagulant medication that offers patients greater convenience, compared to older blood-thinners, such as warfarin. The drug received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2010 and in the years since, has become one of the most prescribed drugs in its class. While Pradaxa proves effective in preventing blood clots and strokes […]

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January 28, 2018
What should I know about DePuy hip implant lawsuits?

DePuy Orthopaedics's popular ASR Hip Resurfacing System® and ASR XL Acetabular System® devices were implanted in more than 93,000 patients worldwide before the company recalled them due to an abnormally high rate of failure. If you had your hip resurfaced or replaced between 2005 and 2010, learning the signs and symptoms of a failing DePuy hip […]

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