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Injured Xarelto Victims Deserve Compensation

Dangerous blood clots may result in the obstruction of the body’s main arteries. Anticoagulants, commonly known as blood thinners, are used to prevent this dangerous condition, in addition to reducing other common health risks, such as heart attack, atrial fibrillation and stroke. Xarelto is one of the newer types of coagulants offered by the pharmaceutical industry. This drug, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011, was originally targeted for individualized use by patients who had hip or knee replacement surgery. The Negative Side Effects of Xarelto According to Medwatch Reports filed with the FDA,...

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The Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Scientific research has revealed a disturbing link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Although this topic has been the subject of scientific research and mounting evidence for years, the use of talc remains unregulated. In fact, talcum powder and other talcum-based products remains a big part of feminine products in the United States and worldwide. Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. is investigating potential legal claims for ovarian cancer victims whose illnesses may be linked to talcum-based products. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed or died from ovarian cancer, you may be entitled to compensation. The Facts...

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Testosterone Therapy Legal Claims: Heart Attacks, Pulmonary Embolism and Strokes

The production of testosterone is necessary for the male body to maintain bone density, muscle strength and sperm production. As men age, the production of testosterone naturally begins to decline. Testosterone replacement therapy is often prescribed to address this decline and reduce and possibly even reverse the effects of loss of testosterone. However, the advantages of testosterone replacement therapy are also accompanied by its disadvantages. According to a new study published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS), testosterone replacement therapy may double the risk of heart attack, stroke and pulmonary embolism is some men. The Medical Studies: PLOS,...

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Taking the Lid Off McDonald’s Coffee Case

More than 20 years ago, Stella Liebeck ordered coffee at a McDonald’s drive-through in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She spilled the coffee and burned over 16 percent of her body. She told McDonald’s about her injuries and requested $11,000 as a reimbursement for her medical bills. McDonald’s offered her only $800. One year later, Liebeck sued McDonald’s and the jury awarded her $2.9 million, of which $200,000 was awarded for her injuries and $1.7 million was awarded as punitive damages. The jury based the punitive damages on one day of coffee sales, pointing out that the number had to be...

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Personal Injury Lawsuits Against DuPont for Diseases Linked to C8 Exposure

Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. is investigating personal injury lawsuits filed against DuPont in Ohio and West Virginia for exposure to C8. If you or someone you know has been injured by C8 exposure, you should contact our personal injury lawyers for a free case evaluation. DuPont and C8 Exposure For more than 60 years, DuPont has been using perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), also known as C8, to produce a variety of consumer products, such as Teflon, at their plant near the Ohio River Valley town of Parkersburg, West Virginia. In 2002, C8 contamination was found in the water supply...

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