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Archives for September 2011

Asbestos FAQ

South Carolina Asbestos Lawyers 1)  What is asbestos? Asbestos can be described as a group of naturally occurring minerals. These minerals were added to a variety of products to strengthen them and to provide heat insulation and fire resistance. The breathing of asbestos fibers can result in serious illnesses, including malignant lung … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Update

Transvaginal Mesh Update On July 13, 2011 the Food and Drug Administration released a safety communication warning to physicians and health care professionals, as well as patients, that the placement of surgical mesh through the vagina to treat pelvic organ prolapse may pose a greater risk for the individual than other options. Click here for … [Read more...]

Man Gets Two DUIs in One Night

Police in western Pennsylvania have charged a man with driving drunk twice in the same night. 58-year-old Robert Brodnick, of Washington, Pa., was arrested Monday night for a DUI. Trooper Joseph Christy says his fellow officers released the suspect into the custody of a "responsible party" but say that person must have dropped of Brodnick at his … [Read more...]

D.U.I.D. in SC

In South Carolina, you can be charged with driving under the influence of prescribed or over-the counter drugs or medication in addition to driving while under the influence of illicit drugs. States are under pressure to tighten laws for convicting DUIDs and set clear legal definitions. For now, DUID lawyers may have more opportunities for reducing … [Read more...]

FDA panel fails to agree on Bisphosphonate Drug Restrictions

South Carolina Fosamax Lawsuit Reproductive Health Drugs and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory board met last week to determine whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should require drug companies to change the label on bisphosphonate drugs to warn that the drug not be used long term. Read about one bisphosphonate drug … [Read more...]

President Obama’s Uncle Cited for DUI

President Barack Obama's 69-year-old Kenyan half-uncle, Onyango Obama, has worked at Conti Liquors in Massachusetts for the past five years. On Aug. 24, he was pulled over for a traffic stop and subsequently arrested for DUI.  Onyango is currently being detained by Immigration and Customs. Police pulled him over after he allegedly made an illegal … [Read more...]

Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacement Lawsuit

South Carolina NexGen Lawyers The Strom Law Firm is now investigating and evaluating Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacement Lawsuits.  If you or a loved one has a Zimmer NexGen Knee replacement, you could be entitled to compensation.  Call the Strom Law Firm for a FREE consultation to see if we can help you. 803.252.4800.  Just about 130,000 knee … [Read more...]

Composix Kugel Mesh Patch

South Carolina Composix Kugel Mesh Patch Lawyers The Strom Law Firm is now investigating and evaluating the Kugel Mesh patch.  It is designed to prevent hernia that can develop after surgery; however it is considered a dangerous and defective device.  Call the Strom Law Firm today for a free case evaluation.  803.252.4800. Even if you don’t hire … [Read more...]

Former Disney Singer gets DUI

Shelby Cobra, lead singer of the now-defunct Disney girl band KSM, was arrested early Friday morning for driving under the influence -- and according to our sources ... her blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit. Did we mention she's only 18? Celebrity News Site TMZ is reporting  Cobra whose real name is Shelby Spalione, was seen in … [Read more...]

September 11 and PTSD

This Friday marks the 10 year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.  The horrific incident involved the tragic loss of thousands of innocent lives in New York City,WashingtonD.C. and Pennsylvania. The attacks shocked the country and forced us to focus on critical issues with national security and terrorism.  It has also forced … [Read more...]

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