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Great article on drug and prodcut recalls in the Beaumont Enterprise

From the (PRWEB) May 24, 2012, Beaumont Enterprise May 25, 2012 Drugsdb.com, a source for health and drug information, today published an interactive infographic that visualizes recalls and market withdrawal data of drugs, food and medical devices. Using data and press releases from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Drugsdb has created an easy to use…

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Latest Firm News

The Merman Law Firm is proud to be part of the local and national legal  community and will endeavor to use its blogs to educate regarding pending and recent drug recalls, product recalls and catastrophes caused by negligent companies.  The Merman Law Firm will be periodically publishing information for consumers and personal injury victims in…

201205.24
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DePuy Litigation Update

All of the cases filed across the nation involving the DuPuy ASR metal-on-metal hip have been consolidated in Ohio in a single MDL.  “MDL” stands for multi-district litigation and allows a single court to consolidate all related actions into a single court for uniform pre-trial.  Once all of the discovery (exchange of documents and depositions of…

201205.17
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Zithromax linked to cardiovascular death

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine May 17, 2012 reports a small increase in cardiovascular deaths, and in the risk of death from any cause, in persons treated with a 5-day course of azithromycin (Zithromax) compared to persons treated with amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin, or no drug. FDA is reviewing the results from this…

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Nixon Texas Plant Explosion

Two workers were seriously injured in a plant explosion in Nixon, Texas in the early morning hours of May 16, 2012.  The plant, reportedly owned by Vann Energy, has been cited by OSHA more than a dozen times related to worker safety.  The two men were severely burned in the tank area of the plant, purportedly while cleaning…