3D printing product liability

3D Printing Technology and Product Liability in Ohio

Recent decades have seen an explosion in new technologies that have the potential to upend long-standing features of modern society, and as to which the application of existing laws is unclear. One of those new technologies is 3D printing, which has the potential to change how products are manufactured and delivered to consumers. 3D printing […]

Lidoderm

Lidoderm: Uses, Risks and Litigation

Safe pain management has become a critical issue across the United States, and Ohio is no exception. In 2016, more than 4,000 Ohio residents died of accidental drug overdoses — a 32.8% increase over the previous year. The percentage of those unintentional overdose fatalities attributable to prescription opioids has decreased significantly since 2010, due in […]

NuvaRing Lawsuit

NuvaRing: Uses, Risks and Litigation

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly two-thirds of U.S. women aged 15-44 use contraception. That’s more than 37 million women across the country. Slightly older data puts the Ohio rate even higher, at 71.5%. Nationwide, 99% of women in that age group who have ever had sexual intercourse have used […]

Accutane Lawsuit

Accutane: What to Do if Injured by Isotretinoin

Accutane, or one of its generic forms, may be prescribed by physicians when all else fails to treat severe recalcitrant nodular acne. The drug is a form of Vitamin A, which may sound harmless. However, it carries some potentially severe side effects, including severe birth defects and suicidal depression. This has prompted the U.S. Food […]

Gun Liability Ohio

Can Gun Manufacturers or Sellers be Sued in Ohio?

In light of the tragic mass shootings in schools, nightclubs, and other places in recent years, many are wondering if gun manufacturers can be held responsible in any way, shape, or form in Ohio and across the country. Gun manufacturers and sellers are not immune from all types of lawsuits, but they do enjoy much […]

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 […]

fluoroquinolones lawsuit

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 […]

EHR Medical Malpractice Ohio

Why Electronic Health Records Increasingly Figure into Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

An electronic health record (EHR) is simply that – the patient’s chart in electronic format. The benefit of EHRs are many whether in Dayton or any part of the country. Though EHRs have solved a number of problems in organizing and accessing patient information, and is a leap forward for patient safety, unfortunately, it has also introduced […]

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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. […]