Roughly 20 years ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) created a controversial program for medical device manufacturers to submit alternative summary reports regarding known risks involving their devices. This program allowed device manufacturers to hide reports from the general public; reports containing information of…
Defective & Dangerous Products
Getting hurt on the job in Virginia usually entitles you to seek workers’ compensation benefits. Some restrictions apply. For instance, a select few employers such as railroads are exempt from participating in the workers’ comp program, and you cannot receive workers’ comp if you were…
FDA Ignored Our 2010 Request to Curb Fentanyl Use. Now, the Opioid Kills More Americans Than Heroin.
Fentanyl has overtaken heroin and oxycontin as the leading cause of fatal drug overdoses in the United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers revealed this on Dec. 12, 2018, while also noting that the prescription painkiller claimed more lives than cocaine and meth.…
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Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp is dedicated to representing those injured due to the carelessness and fault of others. The firm has achieved many record breaking settlements and verdicts since being established in 1985, handling car accident injuries, truck wreck injuries, railroad accidents, faulty product injuries, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims. Our team of lawyers have represented thousands of accident injury victims while relying on decades of combined legal experience. We fight for a level playing field in the civil justice system which includes enforcing civil rights and equality under the law for all our clients.