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Accutane is an oral medication prescribed to treat individuals with severe nodular acne. Although Accutane has proven effective in treating acne, the drug may have significant side effects.
After a three-year study identified Vioxx as a defective drug due to increased risk of heart attack and stroke in patients, Merck, the manufacturer of Vioxx, voluntarily pulled the arthritis drug from the market on Thursday, September 30, 2004.
Benzene is a sweet-smelling, highly combustible, clear liquid that can be released into the environment naturally or artificially. Benzene is used in the manufacture of numerous products, including paint, plastics, resins, and such.
Trucking accidents cause serious injury or death to thousands of people across the nation each year.
Welders and those who work in their vicinity can be exposed to the toxic fumes that emanate during the welding process. Welding rod fumes often contain manganese, which is toxic to the body at high levels.
Some occupations like mining and sandblasting involve heavy exposure to rock dust, which often contains silica, or silicon dioxide. Crystalline silica, most commonly found as quartz, is a chief component of granite and sand. When crystalline silica dust is inhaled, … Continue reading
Asbestos is a mineral that naturally forms in crystalline fibers. Because of its durable and fire-retardant properties, asbestos is widely used in many industrial applications. Unfortunately, asbestos is a dangerous material to work around.
Defective products cause injury and death to thousands of unsuspecting consumers every year. This area of law is referred to as product liability.
Car accidents kill over 40,000 people every year in the United States. In 2003, injuries from car accidents totaled almost 3 million. Some of the more serious injuries resulting from car accidents involve traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, broken … Continue reading
A catastrophic injury often occurs out of the blue due to circumstances beyond the victim’s control. Catastrophic injuries can be caused by car accidents, truck accidents, defective products, chemical exposure, airplane crashes, and defective drugs.