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    • FDA Warns about Diabetic Drug and Amputation Risk

      FDA Warns about Diabetic Drug and Amputation Risk

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a drug safety communication in May regarding type 2 diabetes medication canagliflozin, also known as Invokana, Invokamet, and Invokamet XR. After the results of two large clinical trials, the FDA found that canagliflozin […]

    • Avoiding Backover Accidents

      Avoiding Backover Accidents

      One type of pedestrian accident that often has tragic consequences yet could be almost entirely avoidable are backover accidents. These accidents usually occur in parking lots and driveways as a vehicle driver is driving in reverse and hits a person […]

    • How to Protect Yourself from Aggressive Drivers

      How to Protect Yourself from Aggressive Drivers

      Road rage and aggressive driving are two of the leading causes of car accidents. In fact, statistics show that almost 70 percent of all traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive drivers. One of the more alarming statistics is that within […]

    • Drivers Who Cause Car Crashes

      Drivers Who Cause Car Crashes

      According to national statistics, the average person will have at least one car accident every 17 years. This comes out to four or five accidents in a person’s lifetime. And with the number of car accidents increasing each year, those […]

    • What You Post Can Be Held Against You

      What You Post Can Be Held Against You

      The use of social media has become part of our everyday lives. Millions of people spend time on a daily basis – sometimes an hourly basis – on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts. We share photos, opinions, jokes, […]

    • Can Textalyzers Help Decrease Distracted Driving Crashes?

      Can Textalyzers Help Decrease Distracted Driving Crashes?

      Every day in the United States, nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are seriously injured in car crashes caused by distracted drivers. Many safety advocates believe the number is much higher because many drivers don’t admit they were […]

    • Elephant Tranquilizer Carfentanil Worsens Opioid Overdose Crisis

      Elephant Tranquilizer Carfentanil Worsens Opioid Overdose Crisis

      As a Virginia dangerous drug attorney, I have tracked the tragic consequences of the overprescribing and illegal sale of powerful prescription painkillers for more than two decades. Doctors, dentists and pharmacists who did too little to limit access to medications […]

    • $150M AndroGel Heart Attack Award Bodes Well for Other People Suing Drug Maker

      $150M AndroGel Heart Attack Award Bodes Well for Other People Suing Drug Maker

      A federal jury in Chicago awarded a man who suffered a heart attack while using the testosterone replacement product AndroGel $150 million in punitive damages. With their July 24, 2017, decision, jurors found that AndroGel’s maker, AbbVie, misrepresented the risks […]

    • Is Asbestos in Talcum Baby Powder the ‘Crime of the Century’?

      Is Asbestos in Talcum Baby Powder the ‘Crime of the Century’?

      Recent health and safety information has arisen with regard to asbestos contamination of common talc baby powder products, including talc products sold by Johnson & Johnson, and other talcum powder products still for sale throughout the United States. During 2016 […]

    • Federal Efforts to Cap Medical Malpractice Awards Stall

      Federal Efforts to Cap Medical Malpractice Awards Stall

      A rare win appears within reach for the “forgotten people” who stand to lose so much if Republicans in Congress succeed in completely repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). H.R. 1215, introduced as companion legislation to the American […]