Xarelto: A Popular Drug with Unpopular Consequenses

The world of medicine has found an expansive list of uses for anti-coagulants (blood thinners). Doctors have been prescribing blood thinners for years, helping to reduce the risk of blood clots and strokes. Until 2011, the most popular blood thinner was a drug called Coumadin. It was designed to thin the blood enough to … Read more

Prepared to Pay: Johnson & Johnson Takes Responsibility for Risperdal Injuries

You could very well be one of Johnson & Johnson’s latest victims. The pharmaceutical giant has acknowledged its failure to warn patients of the risks associated with taking the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal. The dangerous drug was developed by Johnson & Johnson in effort to help people deal with mental disorders. It was targeted at … Read more

Another Boy Scout Abuse Survivor Seeks Justice; More to Follow

Another Boy Scout Abuse Survivor Hears Call for Justice; Steps Forward, Files Suit (Minneapolis, Minnesota—July 14, 2015) Three weeks after Ramsey County Commissioner and sexual abuse survivor Jim McDonough made an impassioned appeal for Boy Scout abuse survivors to come forward and seek justice, another victim has emerged.  “John Doe 151” alleges abuse by the same … Read more

Transvaginal Mesh: A Ticking Time Bomb

Many women suffer from conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), for reasons ranging from child birth to simply getting older. There are more than 500,000 surgeries performed each year aimed at correcting these conditions. Surgeons attempt to use a surgical device called Transvaginal Mesh (TVM); which is designed … Read more