Archive for June, 2012

Drug Firms Told To Pay $162M In Hepatitis C Case

Friday, June 1st, 2012

A Nevada jury is ordering pharmaceutical companies to pay $162.5 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit stemming from a Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak in 2008.

If you or a loved one was injured and need representation, call MLG at (702) 485-6666.

 

Salmonella Warning

Friday, June 1st, 2012

The FDA is warning consumers not to eat alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts from plastic bags labeled “Evergreen Produce” or “Evergreen Produce Inc.” The sprouts are possibly linked to 20 reported cases, including one hospitalization, of Salmonella Enteritidis in Idaho, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota and Washington State. The elderly, infants and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness from Salmonella infection

If you have experienced the adverse effects of such drungs, do not hesitate to contact the Martines Law Group, Ltd. – your Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorneys.

The Martines Law Group is a law firm based in Henderson / Las Vegas, NV handling legal actions including personal injury, auto accidents, wrongful death, dental malpractice, and slip and fall actions.

When you are looking for the best Las Vegas personal injury attorney, call the Martines Law Group, Ltd. at 702.485.6666
OR fill out an online case evaluation form at www.MLGInjuryLaw.com

 

FDA Drug Warning

Friday, June 1st, 2012

The FDA has notified healthcare professionals that the Warnings and Precautions section of the labels for the 5-alpha reductase inhibitor (5-ARI) class of drugs has been revised to include new safety information about the increased risk of being diagnosed with a more serious form of prostate cancer (high-grade prostate cancer). If you have experienced the adverse effects of such drungs, do not hesitate to contact the Martines Law Group, Ltd. – your Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorneys.

The Martines Law Group is a law firm based in Henderson / Las Vegas, NV handling legal actions including personal injury, auto accidents, wrongful death, dental malpractice, and slip and fall actions.

When you are looking for the best Las Vegas personal injury attorney, call the Martines Law Group, Ltd. at 702.485.6666
OR fill out an online case evaluation form at www.MLGInjuryLaw.com

 

Dream on Me Inc. Voluntary Crib Recall

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Washington, DC: Dream on Me Inc, has issued a voluntary recall roughly 22,000 full-size and portable drop-side cribs because the drop-side rail hardware can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler’s body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib.

 

AVASTIN WARNING!

Friday, June 1st, 2012

AVASTIN WARNING!

FDA to Pull the Plug on Avastin for Metastatic Breast Cancer

A cancer drug fast-tracked for approval by the FDA in 2008 for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer will have that approval revoked, the agency announced yesterday. The decision follows the recommendation by an expert panel in July that voted 12-1 to reverse the approval of Avastin for metastatic breast cancer.

Contact our Personal Injury Attorneys if you have experienced the negative effects of Avastin.

 

Meridia: FDA Issues Warning About Sibutramine

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Meridia: FDA Issues Warning About Sibutramine

The risk of Meridia heart attack and Meridia stroke may have led to the FDA requesting the weight loss medication be pulled from the market, but that has not stopped dietary supplement manufacturers from using sibutramine, the active ingredient in Meridia, in their products.

Contact our Personal Injury Attorneys if you have suffered heart attack or stroke while using this supplement.

 

Fruta Planta weight loss products recalled

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Fruta Planta weight loss products recalled.

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday FDA said PRock Marketing LLC would recall all Fruta Planta weight loss products. Tests confirmed they contained sibutramine, a drug that has been withdrawn from the market because of safety concerns, including cardiac episodes and one… death.
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Dangerous Sexual Enhancement Supplements

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Dangerous Sexual Enhancement Supplements

FDA advised consumers not to buy or use two drinks sold as supplements for sexual enhancement, Rock Hard Extreme and Passion Coffee. Both contain sulfoaildenafil, an active pharmaceutical ingredient that is similar to sildenafil and could interact with prescription medications that include nitrates.

Contact our Personal Injury Attorneys if you have experienced the negative effects of these supplements.

 

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Friday, June 1st, 2012

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Making The Rental Car Company Pay for Their Uninsured Driver.

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Making The Rental Car Company Pay for Their Uninsured Driver

THE SCENARIO:

Someone hits you while they are driving a rental car. The driver claims he/she does not have any information on them except a copy of their rental agreement. The fact is that most people do not carry, as required by Nevada law, a copy of their auto insurance policy in their rental car. So you take down some information on the rental agreement believing the company will be able to help you. You then find yourself being told by the rental car company that the driver waived the short-term insurance coverage through the rental car company. They also won’t give you any information about the driver. Now you’re not sure if the driver has insurance or not, and even if you could find out, the company is telling you that if they don’t have personal auto insurance you are out of luck because they waived it through them!

THE SOLUTION:

Call (702) 485-6666 and ask your personal injury and accident attorneys at the Martines Law Group, Ltd. to step in. We will make the company find out if the driver had personal auto insurance. How do we do that? By making the company aware of the fact that we will require them to provide coverage for your injuries up to $15,000 per person ($30,000 total for the accident) if they cannot prove the driver was otherwise insured.

In Nevada, if an uninsured driver of a rental car waives insurance coverage through the rental car company, the company is still required to provide insurance coverage for your property damage and injuries!

The Nevada Supreme Court stated in Hall v. Enterprise, “If a rental car customer waives the lessor’s (company’s) short-term liability coverage, thus avoiding the normal premium charge for such coverage, but the customer has no personal liability coverage, the waiver is void and the statutory insurance applies.” 122 Nev. 685 (Nev. 2006).

What does this mean? This means your trust is adequately placed in the hands of your personal injury and accident attorneys at the Martines Law Group, Ltd.

Call (702) 485-6666 today for your FREE consultation.