Every year thousands of innocent people are injured or killed following collisions with tractor-trailers and other large commercial vehicles. The massive size and weight of these vehicles make truck accidents almost always disastrous, often resulting in severe personal injury or death.
Zofran (ondansetron) is an anti-nausea drug developed by GlaxoSmithKline to treat nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy and surgery. It blocks the actions of chemicals in the body that can trigger nausea and vomiting.
Zofran is considered a Category B drug for use in pregnant women by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which indicates there is little controlled data on the effect of the drug on an unborn child.
Five people lost their lives today in St. Louis car accidents.
In downtown St. Louis, two people were killed when their vehicle struck an interstate overpass on Highway 44.
Two pedestrians walking on a sidewalk at the intersection of Kienlen and Evanston avenues in Wellston were fatally struck when a car veered onto the sidewalk to avoid a collision with another car.
Goldblatt + Singer personal injury attorneys regularly take over cases started by other lawyers. In recent years, many attorneys who do not specialize in handling auto accident cases try to learn as they go. Unfortunately, the injured party often ends up suffering again.
On October 11, 2014, Megan Mangene was driving home from work when a vehicle driven by Julie Behnen, traveling the wrong way on Highway 44, struck Megan’s vehicle head-on. According to the police, Ms. Behnen had been drinking at Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Bar and Grill before the accident and had a blood alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit.
Xarelto is one of the newest blood thinners on the market. It is manufactured by Bayer and marketed by Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
The most dangerous side effect for people taking Xarelto is uncontrollable bleeding. Though excessive bleeding is a risk of most blood thinners, some of the country’s top heart doctors are concerned about Xarelto’s excessive and unreasonable risks, including:
Xarelto lawsuits accuse the defendant companies of concealing important safety information and putting the drug on the market without properly testing the drug for safety.
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