Blog Posts in May, 2016

  • Jury Returns Verdict of $4.58 Million for Denial of Lifesaving Medications

    Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP trial attorneys Nicholas A. DiCello and Peter H. Weinberger recently handled a case in which the jury returned a verdict of $4.58 million , sending a strong message ...
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  • New FDA Regulations on E-Cigarettes

    Last week, the United States Food and Drug Administration announced new regulations for e-cigarettes. Prior to this, e-cigarettes were unregulated. The new rules will cover e-cigarettes, cigars, and ...
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  • How Does the FDA Regulate Prescription Drugs?

    The First Steps The first step for a company seeking approval to sell a new drug is to perform laboratory and animal tests to learn how the drug works, and whether or not it will be safe enough for ...
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  • Medical Errors Considered Third Leading Cause of Death

    In a study published in BMJ earlier this week, researchers have determined that medical errors should be considered the third leading cause of death in the United States. Researchers believe that the ...
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  • Talc Powder Trial Results in $55 Million Verdict

    A jury in St. Louis ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million in a talc powder verdict. The plaintiff is a woman who used the company’s talc-containing products as a means for feminine hygiene and ...
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  • IVC Filter Dangers

    When a person develops a serious condition known as deep vein thrombosis, they must take action right away. Deep vein thrombosis is when a blood clot forms in the vein. If this blood clot moves, it ...
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