Blog Posts in November, 2014

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  • Stryker Sets Aside $1.4 Billion for Metal Hip Implant Claims

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 28-Nov-2014

    Stryker Corporation, the leading producer of metal hip implants, says it expects to pay more than $1.4 billion to patients who were injured by metal hip implants that have been the subject of numerous defective medical device lawsuits. A Stryker Corporation news release states that U.S. patients who had revision surgery to replace their Rejuvenate Modular-Neck hip stem and/or ABG II Modular-Neck ...
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  • Articles Looks at Parent's Decision on Whether to Start Child on Risperdal

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 26-Nov-2014

    The risk of her son experiencing unnatural breast growth was one of the many factors weighed by a mother recently portrayed by the New York Times as she decided whether to start her child on the Risperdal antipsychotic drug. In the article, " One Drug or 2? Parents See Risk but Also Hope," the Times examines the dilemma faced by the mother of a six-year-old child who was already taking ...
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  • Study Finds High Rate of Abuse Among Residents in Nursing Homes

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 24-Nov-2014

    We tend to think of a nursing home's staff members as the culprits when we hear about nursing home abuse and neglect. However, a new study finds that abusive behavior among elderly nursing home residents is actually widespread. What is purported to be the first study of aggression among residents of U.S. nursing homes has found that almost one in five people who live in long-term care ...
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