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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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Xarelto Linked to Bleeding

One of the newest blood thinners on the market, Xarelto has been aggressively marketed as a superior alternative to other blood thinning medications. However, Xarelto presents a significant danger to patients because it has no antidote, unlike other blood thinners. In an emergency bleeding situation, use of Xarelto can cause significant and potentially fatal blood loss. If you or a loved one was injured after using Xarelto, you may be entitled to compensation. Reach out to attorney Jeffrey DeCarlo right away. Read More

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Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Since the 1970s, thousands of women have applied products containing talc, such as Johnson's Baby Powder and Johnson's Shower to Shower, onto personal hygiene products or directly on their genitals. However, studies have shown that long-term exposure to talc is linked to an increased risk of ovarian cancer. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer following exposure to talc, contact attorney Jeffrey DeCarlo today. You may be entitled to compensation. Read More

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