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Robert Blanchard

Nexium and Prilosec – Kidney Damage Concerns

One of the most popular types of medication in history is coming under scrutiny because recent studies have shown a significant increase in the risk of kidney damage related to their use. Nexium and Prilosec are now even available over-the-counter […]

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Does a Patient Deserve the Full Truth About Chemo-Therapy Agents

The cancer fighting compound know as Taxotere has been driving a lot of debate about a client’s right to choose their own medications. Fighting cancer with chemo often involves a cocktail of drugs that may have a array of side-effects, […]

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Essure: FDA Fails Patients On This Birth Control Device

A Bayer Corporation subsidiary has been having a lot problems with the  medical device known as “Essure,” used for birth control or sterilization. Pieces of the device can migrate within the body, causing sometimes serious damage. See the full article […]

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Why the FDA Can’t Protect You

Unless we have people in charge of the FDA who really care about consumer health and safety, you can’t rely on this government agency to protect you. Obama’s appointment to head the FDA has been the subject of fierce criticism […]

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IVC Filter – Medical Device Maker Charged with Breaking the Law

As reported here (see article), a federal judge in Arizona has been appointed to oversee numerous lawsuits filed against C.R. Bar, Inc. arising from injuries related to its blood clot filter device known as an IVC (inferior vena cava) filter. According […]

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What are SGLT-2 Inhibitors

SGLT-2 Inhibitors are prescribed to diabetic patients. (Medications like Invokana and Farxiga). These medications target a protein, SGLT2, that transports blood sugar (glucose) in our bodies. By inhibiting the action of these proteins, the hope is to reduce the amount of […]

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Xolair® Also Causing Cancer Concerns

While most of the recent concern about the medication Xolair has been related to a reported increased risk of severe cardiovascular and cerebrovascular issues, information about Xolair and Cancer can be found at the Levin Papantonio website [click here]. By now, […]

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Granuflo Lawsuit Update: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Claims

When filing a lawsuit against an individual or a corporate entity for negligence, it is important to allege the correct claims against the right defendants – as many individuals pursuing a Granuflo lawsuit in Colorado recently discovered. In April, the […]

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Boehringer-Ingelheim: Being a Poor Loser?

The first courtroom trials involving Pradaxa liability are scheduled to start in September. The blood-thinning  drug has been linked to serious bleeding injuries and death. Aside from being “the most complained about drug in America” according to several news reports […]

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Filing a Granuflo Lawsuit? Here’s a Story of Interest

We have posted many stories here about whistleblowers and how large corporations retaliate against them. Unfortunately for corporate defendants, this tactic can easily backfire. It may not necessarily cause a judge and jury to rule in a plaintiff’s favor, as […]