Category Archives: Product Liability

Blood Pressure Medication Leads to an Increasing Number of Lawsuits

High blood pressure is a serious problem in the United States. Many people suffer from this condition, and for them, finding a drug that can help is, indeed, a life-saver. Benicar is a drug that was introduced as a way … Continue reading

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FDA Recalls Constipation Drug Because of Risk of Serious Infection

Digestive problems are one of the main reasons people go to the doctor, and when they go, they expect to be given a medication that will help them. Among all of the different digestive issues that patients complain of, constipation … Continue reading

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Synthetic Marijuana Causes Four Overdoses in 24 Hours

Not all items on the market are inherently safe, and St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be in-the-know about these dangerous products. The latest? Toxic synthetic marijuana sold in the Farmington area. Community warning Farmington … Continue reading

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Ground Beef Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

Many of us make ground beef a regular part of our diet for many reasons from taste to health benefits, with a high amount of protein and iron. We eat it as burgers, in casseroles or as meatloaf. Whatever way … Continue reading

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Painkillers tampered with; causes investigation

If you have to call an ambulance, it is generally because of an emergent situation, one in which you leave your life in the hands of the responding paramedics. They are trained in what to do and what kind of … Continue reading

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Cucumbers Recalled Because of Salmonella

In our society today, there is a growing trend toward healthy eating. Vegetables have become the norm in many households, with keywords like fresh, organic and natural. When you buy your fresh vegetables, you may not even think about them … Continue reading

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Food Labels May Not Be Legitimate

We are in a time when we’re trying to be healthier. More of us are reading labels and we trust that companies are being truthful with what is on the label of the foods we buy. A story on  CNN questions the … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale: Lack of Proper Elevator Inspection Causes Fatality

It’s common knowledge that elevators require operating certificates, and regular inspections are also required by law. However, one Missouri building failed to obtain an operating certificate for an elevator, and the result was tragic. St. Louis music legend, Bob Reuter … Continue reading

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Getting a Tattoo Might not be as Safe as You Think

Getting a tattoo might be a rite of passage, but the FDA has issued a warning against various types of ink that are commonly used in tattoo parlors and do-it-yourself tattoo kits. According to an article on the St. Louis … Continue reading

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Hip Implants Seem Like a Miracle Cure, but will They Last?

The baby boomer generation is getting older, which means more and more of this population of people will be requiring medical procedures like hip implants. In fact, it’s estimated that in as few as fifteen years, people in the United … Continue reading

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