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Stay alert about the latest potentially defective drugs

A large part of the way we serve residents of Kingsport involves staying up-to-date about any potential news that might affect our fellow Tennesseans. We use all of our resources to uncover this information so that we are already prepared to help those in need who make contact with our staff. One area we look […]

Secondary asbestos exposure could be the cause of your illness

Many Tennessee residents who are sick with mesothelioma or asbestosis might not know how they became ill. Secondary exposure to asbestos fibers can cause people to become ill even though they might never have worked around this material. This is especially so in older citizens who suffered secondary exposure before the dangers of asbestos became […]

Tennessee authorities concerned about fake Percocet pills

There are frequent news reports about the opioid problem in this country and the ability of addicts to obtain drugs like heroin. There are also many kinds of fake drugs available on the street, and in Tennessee, one of those is the counterfeit version of Percocet. About the real pill Percocet is a painkiller composed […]

How can patients learn about new medications they take?

Consumers today are more informed than ever about the potential risks associated with a variety of products. Medication typically tops the list of products about which the public has expressed concern. While people understand that drugs are necessary to treat medical conditions, they worry about suffering harm caused by faulty medication. Doctors often prescribe several […]

Defective medical devices: Stay hopeful in the face of adversity

The task feels enormous and overwhelming: Making large and successful medical device manufacturers pay for harm to patients. These companies have access to a well-padded budget and to big name attorneys. How could ordinary Tennessee residents beat these odds and emerge from a lawsuit successfully? We understand these and other issues surrounding lawsuits centered on […]

What is the reporting procedure for defective medical devices?

The research and development teams involved in the creation of medical devices put a great amount of work into each project. In turn, it is safe to assume that the manufacturers of these products attempt to ensure they are safe for patient use. Unfortunately, defective medical devices can pass the development and testing phase and […]

Information about the valsartan blood pressure drug recall

You may have heard by now that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the voluntary recall of defective drugs containing an active ingredient called valsartan. These medicines were recalled because some of the drugs contain – or may contain – N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which could pose a cancer risk to patients. Medications that control […]

Identifying a medical device defect

Physicians and their patients trust medical devices to aid in treating or fixing certain ailments or injuries. When those devices have defects, they can cause additional harm. Thankfully, it is possible to seek reparations with a medical device claim. One of the key aspects to winning such claims is to show the defective nature of […]

Determining the viability of a medical malpractice claim

There are many great physicians who work diligently and intentionally to provide the best care to their patients. However, there are also those who cause undue suffering due to neglect. Thankfully, those patients and their families may seek reparations if they can successfully prove their cases. There are a few important factors in determining if […]

3 ways health care can harm you instead of help you

When you see your doctor or go to the hospital, you expect a certain standard of care. The basic purpose of the health care system is to safeguard your health and save your life. Unfortunately, this is not how things always happen. Some of it is due to natural consequences. Not all diseases are treatable, […]

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