Birth Control Lawsuit Ohio

Birth Control Methods and Breast Cancer: Know Your Legal Remedies

About 140 million women worldwide, including women right here in Dayton, Ohio, use hormonal birth control, but it has its risks. Oral contraceptives, implants, and some IUDs contain female hormones and may cause increased incidences of breast cancer, stroke, blood clots, heart disease, and more. This post will explore the possible link between birth control […]

Micardis Lawsuit

Micardis: Uses, Risks, Litigation

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 75 million American adults have high blood pressure (hypertension), representing one-third of the nation’s adult population. Another third have prehypertension, which is higher-than-normal blood pressure that does not yet reach the level of hypertension. Individuals suffering from high blood pressure are at greater risk for […]

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Fluoroquinolones: Uses, Risks, and Litigation

Americans take a lot of antibiotics. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 260 million courses of antibiotics are prescribed in the U.S. each year. Ohio ranks high among antibiotic-prescribing states, with somewhere between 918,000 and 1,016,000 antibiotic prescriptions each year. While antibiotics often provide a quick and painless cure […]

Zocor Lawsuit

Zocor: Uses, Risks, and Litigation

High cholesterol has become a national epidemic, and Ohio is no exception. According to the 2016 America’s Health Rankings report, 36.7% of Ohio adults have high cholesterol. High cholesterol, particularly a high level of LDL — commonly described as “bad cholesterol” — has been tied to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems, including heart attack […]

Ohio Opioid Lawsuit

Ohio’s Opioid Lawsuit: Taking a Page from the Tobacco Litigation Playbook

When an individual is injured by another’s wrongdoing, the law generally entitles the injured person to compensation for his or her injury. But what if the injuries caused by someone’s wrongful conduct are so widespread that they can be considered injuries to society as a whole? Who sues then? In a recent post discussing when […]

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When Can You Sue for a Drug Overdose in Ohio?

Earlier this year, CBS News reported that drug overdoses have become the number one cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. In 2016, 59,000 Americans died as the result of an overdose. The problem is particularly pronounced here in Ohio, where it claimed the lives of more than 4,000 residents that year. […]

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Will Ohio Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Need Product Liability Insurance?

Ohio residents with one of 21 medical conditions can now purchase medical marijuana with a physician’s prescription. Although the state’s medical marijuana program is still in development, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy has received 370 applications from budding entrepreneurs to sell the drug. The regulatory body expects to issue fewer than 60 licenses initially, but […]

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5 Hazards that Could Ruin Your Holidays and How to Avoid Them

The holidays are upon us here in Dayton, along with all the joys they bring. The hustle and bustle, entertaining, visiting, decorating and gift-giving all add to the excitement, but they can also present some unexpected dangers. We climb up on ladders to hang lights, balance ourselves on rooftops to put reindeer in place, and […]

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Proton Pump Inhibitors: An Overprescribed Danger

If you’re one of millions of Americans, you’ve probably heard of proton pump inhibitors. Their more popular name is “heartburn drug,” and they’re on store shelves under the names Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid, to name a few. In addition to treating heartburn, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used to treat ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems. […]

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Can You Sue for a Caffeine Overdose?

It’s a beloved morning ritual for millions of Americans. Brew a fresh cup of dark roast, sip, and start the day. Coffee is certainly a pleasure and sometimes an addiction due to its moderate caffeine content. But too much caffeine can lead to health issues like anxiety attacks, arrhythmia, elevated blood pressure and, in extreme […]