Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that has been used as insulation and a fire retardant in a wide variety of products. Asbestos can produce dust that when inhaled, becomes deposited in the lungs. This can cause or contribute to the development of various illnesses, especially mesothelioma.
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.
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.
We all know that doctors and medical professionals are human and make mistakes. However, there are some mistakes that should never be made by any physician. These errors are called “never events”.
Upon first look, one might guess a never event is an event that should never happen.
The St. Louis attorneys at Goldblatt Singer offer representation to clients throughout the state of Missouri and Illinois. Some of the most prominent hospitals in Illinois are located in Chicago, and we’ve listed some of those below.
When doctors, nurses and others fail to administer the proper care and procedures, patients can suffer. That is where our St. Louis medical malpractice lawyers can step in. If you were injured because of a doctor’s negligence at any of the hospitals listed below, or one that does not appear on this list, please do not hesitate to contact our firm for a free evaluation of your case today.