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June 13, 2017

Have you or someone you loved been injured by an SGLT2 inhibitor? Call 877-544-1757 for a free consultation with the St. Paul dangerous medication attorneys at GoldenbergLaw.Farxiga (generic: Dapagliflozin), is a type 2 diabetes medication that inhibits SGLT2 from transporting glucose to the kidney – assisting the body in eliminating these proteins through the urine. Studies conducted by the FDA...

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June 12, 2017

A recent lot of Mibelas 24 F-E has been incorrectly packaged, which may result in unwanted pregnancy. If you have suffered damages from a fault packaged medication, call 877-544-1757 todayTime Magazine reports that a packaging error on a popular oral contraceptive may render the product useless and result in unwanted pregnancy. According to the article, a recent batch of Mibelas 24 F-E, a...

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June 02, 2017

 

Zimmer Biomet recently recalled their SpF® PLUS-Mini (60μA/W) & SpF® SpF XL IIB Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators following reports that the devices contain “higher than allowed levels of potentially harmful chemicals.”

SpF® PLUS-Mini (60μA/W) & SpF® SpF XL IIB Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators

The SpF® PLUS-Mini (60μA/W) & SpF® SpF XL IIB Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators are used by surgeons during spinal fusion surgery. The device is implanted in the patient’s back and provides constant...

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May 31, 2017

Hernia mesh can be made of synthetic materials or animal products. If your mesh has failed and resulted in injury, call 877-544-1757 to learn how our defective mesh lawyers can helpThere are two different kinds of hernia mesh: absorbable and non-absorbable. Absorbable mesh is typically made of animal tissue that has been processed for medical use. This type of mesh is designed to disintegrate as new tissue...

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May 30, 2017

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicine Agency (EMA) have changed the labeling and warning requirements for canagliflozin medications (Invokana and Invokamet) after finding a link between the drug and lower limb amputation.

The drug in Invokana and Invokamet, canagliflozin, is used to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes....

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May 24, 2017

The NHTSA is investigating Hyundai and Kia following a delayed recall for engine malfunctions. If you have been injured by a defective vehicle, call 877-544-1757 to learn how we can helpIn September of 2015, Hyundai issued a recall for 470,000 vehicles due to problems with engine failure. In March of 2017, the recall was expanded to 1.2 million additional vehicles for the exact same reason – this time including Kia models. Now, the...

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May 22, 2017

Social media use has become a part of the average American’s life. For example, a 2016 study found that 68% of American adults use Facebook. Many of those social media users post personal information and images online. However, how you use social media should change if you become involved in a personal injury or product liability lawsuit.

During a lawsuit, online posts may be used as evidence to negatively affect your case. Courts typically allow social media posts to be used as evidence in trial because of social media’s public nature and the belief that...

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May 17, 2017

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $400,000 settlement for its phantom recall of Motrin products in 2008 and 2009. If you believe you have been injured by a J&J product, call 877-544-1757 todayIn 2011, a lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging the company had engaged in a “phantom recall” of defective Motrin products in an effort to avoid negative publicity....

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May 08, 2017

Earlier this year, we mentioned that there were numerous trials scheduled against Johnson & Johnson in 2017 over many of its medical and consumer products. These trials involve people severely injured by Ethicon Pelvic Mesh, J&J Baby Powder, Xarelto, Pinnacle Hip Implants, Risperdal, Invokana, and Power Morcellators. There are tens of thousands of cases pending. Despite a number of significant verdicts in 2016 against J&J totaling almost 1 billion dollars, J&J has steadfastly refused to settle these cases or take responsibility for its actions. Well, the time of reckoning has begun. Three trials began this month. Here is a...

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April 26, 2017

If you have suffered injury from hernia mesh failure, call 612-333-4662 to learn how the defective medical device lawyers at GoldenbergLaw can help.Symptoms indicating hernia mesh failure include:

  • Bloating or an inability to pass stools
  • Heat and soreness around the surgical site
  • A noticeable lump in or around the area of the original hernia
  • Fever, nausea, and...
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