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April 24, 2020

Can Zantac (Ranitidine) Cause Cancer? We’re Investigating.

The FDA Just Told Manufacturers to Remove Ranitidine Drugs from Shelves On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a total recall of all ...

April 22, 2020

Ashcraft & Gerel Included in “Lawdragon 500” for Plaintiff Firms

When it comes to protecting consumers from injury and negligence, the hard work never ends. We are honored to have our hard work recognized today in the 2020 Lawdragon 500 ...

March 25, 2020

Weight Loss Drug Belviq Recalled for Possible Cancer Risk

When do the dangers of a drug outweigh its benefits? Pharmaceutical company Eisai, Inc. and the FDA disagree—but thankfully, the FDA’s viewpoint has prevailed. Belviq, active ...

March 13, 2020

Thoughts On Coronavirus And The Nursing Home Population

“Don’t worry, its only the elderly that are dying”. In the last month, I have heard this statement over a dozen times. Today I heard the much more bothersome “boomer remover” ...

March 9, 2020

Nursing Home Sanitation Neglect Increases Coronavirus Risk

As of Friday, March 6th, coronavirus (COVID-19) infections were confirmed in 247 Americans across 21 states. Fourteen of those patients have died, 9 of whom lived in the same ...

February 17, 2020

New Medtronic Insulin Pump Recall Affects 300,000+ Type 1 Diabetics

Medtronic’s Nov. 2019 recall of certain MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps affects 322,005 units that were sold in the U.S. between 2016 and 2019. The device, used by patients ...

January 28, 2020

Asbestos Fibers Found in Makeup Palette Marketed to Kids

Asbestos has been known to cause disease for nearly a century, but the carcinogen still finds its way into products of all types. In January of 2020, the Environmental Working ...

January 23, 2020

D.C. Developer Jailed for Exposing Workers, Buyers to Lead

A developer in Washington, D.C. recently faced his sentencing for actions violating the Toxic Substances Control Act during a renovation. The EPA-backed rule lays out safety ...

January 10, 2020

Premises Liability Lawyers in Maryland, D.C. & Virginia

Holding Negligent Property Owners Accountable When you visit someone else’s home, business, or you rent, you do not expect to sustain a life-changing injury. That’s because ...

December 20, 2019

Children Could Face Secondhand Lead Poisoning as a Result of Parents’ Occupational Exposure

A study from the Boston University School of Public Health revealed the dangers of secondhand lead exposure in the children of people who work in high-risk roles. The research ...