NBC Nightly News Reports Deaths Associated with the Recovery IVC Filter

Posted by Firm Staff on Jun 30, 2017 3:23:03 PM

An NBC Nightly News Investigation found the Recovery filter, sold by C.R. Bard, to be linked to approximately 300 non-fatal problems and at least 27 deaths. Following these reports, NBC News sought to answer serious questions about the manufacturers knowledge of the device’s fatal flaws.

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Honoring Memorial Day 2017

Posted by Firm Staff on May 29, 2017 11:55:46 AM

Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a time for the country to come together and remember those who bravely gave their lives in service of the United States of America. Every year, we take time as a firm and a family to remember our fallen soldiers and discuss the importance of this holiday.

 

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Topics: Memorial Day, Wounded Warrior Project, Veterans, Ryan Foster, Foster & Houston, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, Juliet Foster

Happy Mother’s Day: An Interview with Juliet Foster

Posted by Firm Staff on May 12, 2017 4:40:58 PM

They say there’s no bond stronger than the one a mother shares with her children. This weekend, we all celebrate that love and the women who raised us. You may know Juliet Foster as one of the founding partners of The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, but did you know she’s the proud mother of two? In honor of Mother’s Day, we interviewed Juliet to share more about her experience as both a loving mother and experienced lawyer.

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Topics: Lifestyle, Law, Meet The Firm, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, Mothers Day, Juliet Foster

New Techniques for IVC Filter Removal Result in High Success Rate

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 6, 2017 7:45:23 PM

A team of radiologists at Rush University Medical Center have pioneered new techniques for IVC filter removal. According to Medical Xpress, these new methods performed by the Rush team have had a 100 percent retrieval rate over the past five years.

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Harvard Health: Higher Bleeding Risk Associated with Pradaxa

Posted by Firm Staff on Jan 23, 2017 3:32:33 PM

A study covered in the Harvard Health Publications blog finds Pradaxa users have a higher bleeding risk compared to Warfarin users. In this post, Howard LeWine, M.D., discusses Pradaxa research and shares his professional opinion about blood-thinners.

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Topics: Health News, Health, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, FDA, Pradaxa, Pradaxa Lawsuit, Mechanical Heart Valves, Julie Foster, Juliet Foster, Harvard Health

FDA Warns of Possibly Permanent Nerve Damage from Fluoroquinolone Drugs

Posted by Firm Staff on Jan 12, 2017 6:31:40 PM
Antibacterial fluoroquinolone drugs could lead to serious side effects including peripheral neuropathy. Accordingly, the FDA issued a safety communication in 2013 requiring manufacturers to warn consumers about the risk of serious and possibly permanent nerve damage caused by this class of antibacterial drugs.
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Topics: Fluoroquinolone, Fluoroquinolones, Levaquin, Avelox, FDA, Health, Medical Update, Levaquin Lawsuit, Avelox Lawsuit, FLQ, FLQ Lawsuit, Fluoroquinolone Lawsuit, Fluoroquinolones Lawsuit, Ryan Foster, Foster & Houston, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, peripheral neuropathy, Juliet Foster, Julie Foster

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