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The Purdue Pharma lawsuit and undisclosed information

Opioids are much in the news these days, and one of those is a bestseller called OxyContin, a painkiller that pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma LP manufactures and sells. The state of Kentucky brought a civil suit against the company. Here are the reasons behind the court action and how the parties eventually settled the case. […]

How to know if your medical device is defective

Your medical device, whether a hip replacement or IUD, should help you, not harm you. Yet every year, the number of major adverse complications from medical devices continues to rise, notes The Expert Institute. These consequences include hospitalization, disability and death. You may think that with such serious side effects, it would be easy to […]

Signs your pacemaker is not working properly

Having a pacemaker inserted into your chest cavity is a very stressful time in life. It can happen to just about anyone no matter their age or level of health. It is scary because it means the device is needed to maintain the way your heart pumps. It’s quite possible that the pacemaker can fail, […]

This little red pill is harming nursing home residents

Nursing home residents are facing aggressive treatment with dangerous effects. According to a CNN investigation, a drug called Nuedexta is inappropriately prescribed to elderly patients. This pharmaceutical drug is unsafe and unnecessary in many cases. So what is Nuedexta meant to treat? Why is it potentially harmful? Read below for more information about this over-prescribed […]

Signs your hip replacement device is failing

Hip replacement devices are meant to improve your quality of life, not make it worse. For many, hip replacement surgery does not end well. Not long after going through recovery patients notice issued with their replacement device. Here are the common signs that show possible hip replacement device failure in Tennessee. The most common signs […]

Key factors in a defective medical device claim

Medical devices should assist individuals with living better lives, but what happens when they cause further injury or impairment? In such instances, it may be possible to file a defective medical device claim. If you or a loved one faces injuries due to a defective medical device, you deserve just compensation. Make sure that you […]

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