Blog Posts in June, 2013

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  • Infuse Lawyers Orlando and Winter Park

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 26-Jun-2013

    Infuse is less invasive than a “traditional” bone graft system. It is a two part system consisting of a protein found in the body and a natural carrier that is a sponge manufactured from a cow type 1 collagen. Infuse acts as the scaffold in a surgical bone grafting procedure. It is manufactured by Medtronic Inc. Recently two independent reviews found that Infuse works no better than a ...
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  • Huge Chrysler Jeep Recall

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 21-Jun-2013

    Chrysler agrees to recall 2.7 million Jeeps, involving the 1993 to 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees and the 2002 to 2007 Jeep Libertys. The vehicles are being recalled because they may catch fire when struck from behind. However, according to the agreement, Chrysler will not necessarily be required to repair all 2.7 million vehicles. Public interest groups like the Center for Auto Safety wanted Chrysler ...
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  • Antipsychotic Drug | Zyprexa | Possible Cause Of Death

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 20-Jun-2013

    Zyprexa (Olanzapine or Fluoxetine Symbyax) is an antipsychotic medication manufactured by Eli Lilly & Co. It was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia is a “mental disorder” characterized by a breakdown of thought processes and deficiencies of emotional responses. Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder ...
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  • Diabetes Medications May Increase Cancer Risks

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 14-Jun-2013

    Merck & Co. is presenting a data analysis and safety profile from Januvia clinical trials at this week’s NIDDK-NCI (National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases) workshop. The type two diabetes medications under investigation are Januvia, Byetta, and Victoza. These medications are known as “Incretin Mimetics”. Incretins are a group of gastrointestinal ...
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  • Chrysler Ram Pickup Truck And Jeep Recalls

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 13-Jun-2013

    Chrysler Group is recalling 6,900 heavy duty Ram pickup trucks. The 2012 model year Ram heavy duty pickup truck, has a front prop shaft which connects the engine to the axle. The prop shaft can bind and /or fracture causing the truck to lose power. Trucks being recalled involve 5,600 Ram 4500 and 5500 in the United States and 1,300 in Canada. Chrysler is investigating the issue and will notify ...
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  • Department Of Justice | Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plants

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 7-Jun-2013

    The DOJ (Department Of Justice) is becoming actively involved in the enforcement against pharmaceutical manufacturing plants. Using the “False Claims Act”: A person who: 1. knowingly presents, or causes to be presented a false or fraudulent claim for payment or approval 2. knowingly makes, uses, or causes to be made or used, a false record or statement material to a false or fraudulent ...
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  • Ford Recalls Multiple 2013 Models

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 5-Jun-2013

    Ford had 600 warranty claims by the end of March 2012, prompting the company to recall over 465,000 Ford vehicles worldwide. The “voluntary” recall includes the 2013 models of – Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Interceptor Utility, Interceptor Sedan, Lincoln MKS, MKT & MKZ. All the recalls are due to concerns of fuel leaks in a fuel delivery module, which could result in ...
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  • Transvaginal Mesh Patients Have Won Rulings In Litigation

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 3-Jun-2013

    Consolidated transvaginal mesh lawsuits have won important rulings in litigation. Transvaginal mesh is a type of surgical mesh (much like a woven fabric) inserted through the vagina. It is a product used to treat POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse). POP is a condition that affects the muscles and tissues in women's pelvis as they age, making it difficult to support pelvic organs like the bladder, ...
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