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We will also continue depositions, mediations, and all other legal work needed to handle your case. The health of our clients and staff is of utmost importance during this challenging time caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). We’ve recovered over $1 billion for our clients and we won’t stop now.



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Research to Assess Whether Single Antibiotic Dose can Reduce Maternal Sepsis

maternal sepsis
A new research initiative is taking aim at sepsis—an infection that can take the life of mom and baby. Maternal sepsis is a significant danger...

Bowing to Litigation, Johnson & Johnson to Stop Selling Baby Powder in US and Canada

talc powder
Unable to silence patients who allege they were injured by baby powder manufactured by Johnson and Johnson, the pharmaceutical and healthcare products giant is removing...

Medication Errors in the UK Health System—237 million Per Year and Counting

medication errors
A recent study sheds light on the danger and frequency of medication errors. Pharmaceutical and over-the-counter drugs provide relief for a wide variety of conditions...

Healthcare has Changed—Is that Safe?

healthcare, is it safe?
The delivery of healthcare is of heightened concern for everyone as the COVID-19 pandemic plays out.  In a short span of time, healthcare services were...

Revisiting the Aging Surgeon—For Better or Worse?

surgeon too old
New research supports earlier findings that older surgeons do not have higher rates of operative mistake and mortality. Our firm delivers aggressive representation to individuals...

Too Common—Burn Injuries Caused by Warming Devices

burn injury
A post-operative warming blanket or device offers comfort and helps maintain a stable body temperature which reduces discomfort and speeds healing.  Yet used incorrectly, these...

Time Out! Why Taking a Break is Important in a Surgical Setting

surgical errors
Taking a break before and during a surgical procedure can reduce the risk of surgical error and adverse medical events. The Joint Commission, an accrediting...

What is Shoulder Dystocia?

shoulder dystocia
Shoulder dystocia is a term that describes a condition that occurs when the shoulders of a baby get stuck in their mother’s birth canal during...

“Sniff Test” May Help Physicians Diagnose and Treat Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury
A simple sniff of a pleasant or rotten odor may help guide decision making by physicians and families of patients who have suffered traumatic brain...
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