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Defective Earplugs Sold To U.S. Military

Between 2003 and 2015, the Minnesota-based company 3M sold millions of dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs to the U.S. military without disclosing that they were defective. In a settlement reached with the Department of Justice, the U.S. government alleged that 3M and its predecessor, Aearo Technologies, Inc., knew that the earplugs were too short for proper insertion into the ear, which could cause them to gradually loosen so that they did not provide sufficient noise protection. As a result of these defective earplugs, which were used in combat zones in Afghanistan and Iraq, an unknown number of service members may have suffered hearing loss. Read More

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FDA Restricts Sale of Essure Birth Control Device Due To Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently restricted the sale of Essure, a birth control device for women linked to thousands of injuries since the FDA approved Essure in 2002. Manufactured by pharmaceutical company Bayer AG, Essure is a permanent birth control device inserted in a women’s fallopian tube which forms a permanent barrier blocking sperm from reaching the egg, according to Essure’s website. As of December 2017, the FDA had received 26,773 reports of adverse events involving Essure, including women complaining of chronic pain and discomfort caused by fragments of the device inside their bodies. As a result, the FDA restricted the sale of Essure on April 9, 2018 to ensure that only providers and facilities that had adequately provided patients with ...

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Gadolinium Deposition Disease

Gadolinium is a chemical used in contrast agents injected into patients who undergo Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Recent reports indicate that gadolinium, which was formerly believed to be safe, can be retained in the body and may have adverse side effects. Gadolinium Deposition Disease is a form of metal toxicity caused by the accumulation of gadolinium in the body. Read More

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Invokana Linked to Amputation Risk

In May 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required the Type 2 diabetes drug Invokana to include a “black box” warning, the highest possible warning, due to the elevated risk of amputations. Two large clinical trials showed that patients who were given Invokana had twice as many leg and food amputations as those who were given a placebo. Read More

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Zinbryta Linked to Fatal Brain Inflammation

Following reports of severe brain inflammation and death linked to the multiple sclerosis drug Zinbryta, the drug was subject to a global recall in March 2018. Lawsuits being evaluated by product liability lawyers allege that the drug makers failed to warn patients and doctors about risks of encephalitis, meningoencephalitis and other problems. There have been 12 reported cases of Zinbryta-linked encephalitis and meningoencephalitis, at least three of which resulted in death. Read More

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PPIs Linked to Gastric, Esophageal Cancer

The popular class of heartburn and acid reflux medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), including Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium, have been linked to gastric and esophageal cancer. Studies have shown that long-term PPI patients have nearly double the risk of gastric cancer. High frequency of use, such as daily use, appears to be a factor. Read More

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Limbrel Linked to Life-Threatening Health Problems

Limbrel, a capsule product that has been marketed as a medical food to help manage the metabolic processes associated with osteoarthritis, has been linked to two serious medical problems: liver damage and hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a serious lung disease. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is still investigating Limbrel, but has enough information to advise customers not to use this product. If you are using Limbrel, immediately discontinue use, get in touch with your health care provider, and contact attorney Jeffrey DeCarlo. Read More

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Actemra Linked to Heart and Lung Disease

The popular arthritis medication Actemra (tocilizumab) has been linked to serious side effects including heart attack, stroke, lung disease and pancreatitis. Hundreds of deaths have already been identified. If you or a loved one has been injured or died while taking Actemra, attorney Jeffrey D. DeCarlo can help pursue compensation. Read More

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Roundup Linked to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

The popular weed killer Roundup - which contains the herbicide glyphosate - has been linked to an increased risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma, soft tissue carcinoma, bone cancer, and other serious cancers. People who commonly use commercial-grade Roundup, such as gardeners, landscapers and farmers, may be at risk of developing cancer due to long-term occupational exposure. Attorney Jeffrey D. DeCarlo can fight for compensation on your behalf. Read More

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Transvaginal Mesh Complications

Thousands of women have had transvaginal mesh surgery to address medical conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinency (SUI). However, serious concerns have been raised by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the mesh, including mesh erosion, infection, pain and recurrence of the medical issues the mesh is intended to treat. Complications may include pain during intercourse, bleeding, scarring and organ perforation. Attorney Jeffrey DeCarlo can help you seek justice. Read More

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