If you or a loved one have been taking Zantac or generic/store brand versions of the popular over-the-counter (OTC) heartburn remedy ranitidine, and you have been diagnosed with cancer of the bladder, uterus, stomach, kidneys, or liver, you need to call a personal injury attorney right away.
Here in Western Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Injury Lawyers is
resource for determining whether you should file a Zantac cancer lawsuit in
light of the current Zantac and ranitidine drug recall by the FDA.
Call us now, or continue reading for more information about
drug and your rights as someone who has experienced an injury from it.
Continue reading “Do You Have a Zantac Cancer Case? Call Us Right Away.”
Your Complete Guide to Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer –
Personal injury lawyers dedicate a great deal of their time
to counseling clients through the often painful aftermath of medical
malpractice experiences. But what about situations in which medical
personnel did not act negligently, yet a healthcare matter still caused
suffering when medicine or a medical device was discovered to be defective?
Often, patients don’t realize that their recalled
medication—and even over-the-counter remedies—may be to blame for seemingly
unrelated injuries and illnesses. This is why it’s imperative for anyone who
has been exposed to a defective
drug or device that is currently—or has
ever been—under recall to seek experienced legal help about the issue.
Today’s blog post, which is the final chapter in our recent
series guiding you through when
and how to hire a personal injury lawyer, provides a closer look at what
consumers need to know about drug recalls, which are frighteningly common
personal injury lawyers are on your side to hold Big Pharma
accountable, and we want our friends and neighbors to know how we can help you protect
yourself and your loved ones.
Continue reading “Things You Should Know About a Drug Recall”
Your Complete Guide to Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer – CHAPTER 1
Finding an experienced and compassionate personal injury lawyer who can fight for your rights when you’ve been hurt on the job, in an auto accident, or as the result of a medical mistake may seem like an intimidating or overwhelming task. However, with a little preparation and knowing the right questions to ask during an initial consultation, it doesn’t have to be.
As part of our ongoing post series, your complete guide to hiring a personal injury attorney is right here on our blog to make your search for the best personal injury lawyers easy and worry-free. Today we’re bringing you our top tips and questions to ask before and during a consultation with a prospective legal partner so you can get the most out of this conversation and ultimately hire the lawyer that’s right for you and your unique case. Here are your “must-dos.” Continue reading “Our Top Tips for Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer”
When you are hurt in an auto accident, on the job, or as the result of a medical mistake, it’s easy to feel confused or overwhelmed in dealing with the aftermath. You may have expensive healthcare or even regular household bills that you have no idea how you can pay, especially if you are off work and have no paycheck coming in. You may have been unfairly treated by insurance companies, doctors, your employer, or others who should be trustworthy but are only looking out for their own best interests.
This is when you need someone who’s looking out for you – an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you put a nightmarish situation behind you and get you the compensation – and justice –you deserve. We can help you replace lost wages, deal with creditors, and stop bill collectors in addition to fighting back against those who have mistreated you.
Today we’re beginning a new post series here on the blog to show you everything you need to know about when you should hire a personal injury lawyer, including how to find the most experienced and compassionate legal representation right in your local community. We invite you to stop back frequently for updates and to learn more about the services that the best personal injury law firms offer. Continue reading “Your Complete Guide to Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer”
Do you or a loved one take medication for high blood pressure or a heart condition that contains valsartan? Or have you taken valsartan-containing medicine in the past? You could be at risk for certain cancers due to “unexpected impurities” discovered in some of these drugs.
Now the subject of an expanding recall and FDA investigation, valsartan is a generic ingredient contained in medications produced by a long list of drug manufacturers. And, while not all valsartan is being recalled, that originating from Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals (Huahai) in China, has been found to be contaminated by probable carcinogens.
This means that long-term use of medications made with the tainted valsartan may cause cancer, particularly of the liver or colorectal systems, according to medical professionals and researchers. Continue reading “Valsartan Drug Recall: What You Need to Know Now”