Wrongful Death

Pennsylvania Could Get $1 Billion for Drug Prevention from Opioid Settlement

Pennsylvania Could Get $1 Billion for Drug Prevention from Opioid Settlement Pennsylvania could receive $1 billion because of two lawsuits occurring in multiple states. Attorney General Josh Shapiro claims that three of the country’s major pharmaceutical distributors and one manufacturer must pay up to $26 billion. The companies would be paying for their reckless marketing, […]

Biomarkers Could be Used to Diagnose and Treat Head Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Car Accidents

Biomarkers Could be Used to Diagnose and Treat Head Injuries People wanting to learn more about their head injury and their healing time have trouble finding this information because head injuries and caring for them can be very imprecise. This is why biomarkers are so important: they can give precise measurements from a simple blood […]

COPD is Not Caused by Asbestos

COPD is Not Caused by Asbestos As early as the 1920s, companies that used asbestos in their manufacturing operations or building processes were aware that their employees were being diagnosed with high rates of lung disease. However, to keep from admitting any liability, they insisted that the employee’s lung disease was caused by cigarette smoking. […]

Asbestos Exposure in Beaver County, PA

Asbestos Exposure in Beaver County, PA The number of deaths from malignant mesothelioma is very high in Pennsylvania. According to the CDC and the NIOSH Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System statistics, the state ranks third out of all the states and District of Columbia for the number of asbestos cases. Mesothelioma is a cancer that […]

The Supreme Court Declined to Review Johnson & Johnson’s $2.1 Billion Talc Verdict

Talcum Powder | Goldberg, Persky, and White P.C.

The Supreme Court Declined to Review Johnson & Johnson’s $2.1 Billion Talc Verdict The Supreme Court is not reviewing a lower court decision awarding $2 billion to women with ovarian cancer resulting from exposure to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) talcum powder contaminated with asbestos. Lately, there have been many lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and […]

Signs and Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Signs and Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Signs and Symptoms of Mesothelioma What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer occurring in the thin tissue layers that cover most of your internal organs (mesothelium). Mesothelioma most frequently affects the tissue that surrounds the lungs (pleura). This type is called pleural mesothelioma. Rarer types of mesothelioma occur in tissue in the abdomen […]

Opioid Executives Blamed the DEA in a West Virginia Lawsuit and Mocked Addicts in Emails

Opioid Executives Blamed the DEA in a West Virginia Lawsuit and Mocked Addicts in Emails As opioid addiction continues to ravage the country, opioid manufacturers are blaming the DEA for the opioid epidemic. A vice president for an opioid manufacturer testified that the company’s abuse prevention systems have gone beyond what the DEA expects and […]

The Burden of Proof for Mesothelioma Claims

Burden of Proof

The Burden of Proof for Mesothelioma Claims Asbestos inhalation or ingestion can cause cancer of the lung, larynx, and ovaries, and mesothelioma. According to the World Health Organization, roughly half of deaths from occupational cancer are estimated to be caused by asbestos. Lawsuits and claims have provided mesothelioma victims with compensation for their disease. However, an […]

Victim of Surgical Mistakes and Errors?

Surgical Mistakes and Errors

Victim of Surgical Mistakes and Errors? Life can become problematic in so many ways when a medical procedure goes wrong. There can be red tape with insurance companies, medical centers, or hospitals to try to get your medical claim heard. Matters get complicated when legal authorities enter the mix. When you believe a doctor or […]

The COVID-19 Pandemic Directly Affects the Opioid Epidemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic Directly Affects the Opioid Epidemic More than 87,000 Americans died from September 2019 through September 2020 because of drug overdoses. This is the highest number of deaths for a one-year span since 1990 when the epidemic started. After the COVID-19 pandemic began, the opioid crisis has been on the backburner, but the […]

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