603, 2013

Medical Malpractice: Vaccine Injuries

March 6th, 2013|Medical Malpractice, Missouri Legal Decisions, Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

One of the most common factors in medical malpractice cases is doctor negligence. Medical malpractice negligence claims occur when a hospital or doctor acts negligently and does not adhere to the standard of acceptable medical care and the action or failure to act causes harm […]

2009, 2012

Pradaxa: Miracle Drug, Danger to Society… Or a Little Bit of Both?

September 20th, 2012|Missouri Legal Decisions, Missouri Verdicts and Settlements, Product Liability, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Pradaxa: Miracle Drug, Danger to Society… Or a Little Bit of Both?

Boehringer Ingelheim’s blood-thinning drug Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) is a $1 billion industry unto itself.
Developed to usurp Coumadin’s (Warfarin) dominance over the blood thinner market, Pradaxa initially showed some promise in helping certain patient sub-populations reduce their risk for complications while managing medical issues, like atrial […]

3008, 2012

Vaginal Mesh Cases Piling Up, as U.S. Judicial Panel Adds Case Against Another Manufacturer: Coloplast Corp.

August 30th, 2012|Commercial Litigation, Missouri Legal Decisions, Personal Injury, Product Liability|Comments Off on Vaginal Mesh Cases Piling Up, as U.S. Judicial Panel Adds Case Against Another Manufacturer: Coloplast Corp.

Manufacturers of vaginal mesh medical products — used to treat conditions like stress urinary incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) — have a fight on their hands.
A big one.
More and more plaintiffs are recognizing that they might have the right to sue for problems ranging […]