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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FDA Warns of Amputations Connected to Certain Diabetes Drugs

Posted by Firm Staff on Jun 15, 2017 10:48:27 AM

Serious side effects, including leg, foot, and other amputation, have been associated with a new class of diabetes drugs known as SGLT-2 inhibitors. Accordingly, the FDA has required black boxed warnings for amputation risks for glucose-controlling medications such as Invokana.

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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

Study Links Common Proton Pump Inhibitors to Risk of Kidney Damage

Posted by Firm Staff on May 23, 2017 3:01:09 PM

Use of prescription proton pump inhibitors to treat heartburn has been associated with an increased risk of developing long-term kidney damage. According to a study covered by CBS News, people who take GERD drugs have at least a 20% higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease when compared to non-users. 

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Topics: Health News, Heartburn, Kidney Disease, Kidney Damage, Ryan Foster, Nexium, Nexium Lawsuit, Prilosec, Prilosec Lawsuit, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, PPI, PPI Lawsuit, Heartburn Drug Lawsuit, Heartburn Drugs, GERD Drug, GERD Drugs

Research Finds Risk of Heart Attack Higher in Pradaxa Users

Posted by Firm Staff on May 16, 2017 1:27:17 PM

A study published by CBS News finds Pradaxa users at a 33% higher risk of developing heart disease or heart attack when compared to warfarin users. An editorial accompanying this study notes this isn’t the first safety warning issued for the anti-clotting drug Pradaxa.

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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, Pradaxa Law, Pradaxa Lawyer, Pradaxa Attorney, Stroke

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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F&H Law FAQ: Should You Consult a Lawyer Regarding Your Burn Injury

Posted by Firm Staff on May 9, 2017 12:26:10 PM

 

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Topics: Burn Injury, Ryan Foster, Foster & Houston, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Burn Injury Lawsuit, Burn Lawsuit, Health Research, FANDHLAW, Burn Technology, Health

Researchers Develop New Flexible Artificial Skin for Amputees

Posted by Firm Staff on May 2, 2017 10:15:27 AM

Chemical engineers at Stanford University have developed a stretchable skin that could bring new hope to amputees. The end goal of this new technology is to give amputees the ability to move prostetic devices with better dexterity, even eventually giving patients the ability to control limbs with thought alone.

 

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Topics: Health, Medical, Medical News, Amputation, Medical Updates, Amputation Lawsuit, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, Foster & Houston, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW

How Accurate were Xarelto Clinical Trial Results? A CBS News Investigation

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 25, 2017 7:29:02 PM

Xarelto is a blood thinning medication used to treat atrial fibrillation in people who are also at risk for stroke. However, multiple lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturer of Xarelto claiming the company withheld important safety information.

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Topics: Health News, Health, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, FDA, Xarelto, Xarelto Lawsuit

ABC News: Levaquin Labels Don’t Fully Explain Risks of Use

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 18, 2017 1:17:26 PM

According to plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed in the District of Columbia, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of Levaquin, hid details about the drug’s adverse side effects.

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