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June 7, 2011

James Clark and Don Greiwe Selected for Inclusion in 2011 Florida Super Lawyers

The Tampa-based law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe is proud that two of its partners have been named in the 2011 issue of Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top attorneys in Florida.   James D. Clark was selected in the field of Plaintiff Products Liability.  Don Greiwe was selected in the field of Medical Malpractice.  Florida...

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June 1, 2011

FDA Begins Safety Review of Popular Birth Control Pills Over Blood Clot Risk

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced yesterday that the agency is launching an investigation into newer “fourth generation” birth control pills including Yasmin and YAZ due to new medical studies suggesting that women have a 2 to 3 times increased risk of developing blood clots. Yasmin and YAZ birth control pills differ from all...

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May 15, 2011

FDA Orders More Data on Metal Hip Implants

Metal-on-metal hip implants are used in about one-third of the 250,000 hip replacement surgeries performed each year according to a recent New York Times report.  In early May 2011, the FDA issued 145 orders to 21 manufacturers of metal-on-metal hip implants ordering post-market surveillance studies due to serious safety concerns.   The...

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November 20, 2010

Painkillers Darvocet and Darvon Recalled

The manufacturer of the popular narcotic painkillers Darvon and Darvocet has agreed to withdraw the medications from the U.S. market at the request of the FDA.  New clinical data shows that users of Darvon and Darvocet are at risk of developing potentially serious or even fatal heart rhythm abnormalities. The FDA is advising health care...

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October 22, 2010

James D. Clark honored as Lawyer of the Year for 2011

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Alley, Clark & Greiwe partner James D. Clark as the “Tampa Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year” for 2011.  After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in...

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October 12, 2010

Abbott Agrees to Voluntary Recall of Meridia at Request of FDA

On October 8, 2010, drug giant Abbott announced it had agreed with an FDA request to voluntarily remove the diet pill Meridia (sibutramine) from the U.S. market after data from the Sibutramine Cardiovascular Outcomes (SCOUT) clinical trial showed Meridia users had an increased risk of heart attack or stroke.    The six-year clinical...

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September 24, 2010

FDA Restricts Avandia in U.S.

In response to controversial safety data suggesting that Avandia increases the risk of heart attack and strokes in diabetics, the FDA announced on September 23, 2010, that Avandia will now only be available under a restricted access program to patients whose Type-2 blood sugar cannot be controlled with rival medications in the same drug class. ...

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September 16, 2010

Alley, Clark & Greiwe Recognized for Legal Excellence

On September 15, 2010, U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers released the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings.  The law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe has been honored with a First-Tier ranking in the Tampa metropolitan area in two specialties: medical malpractice law and personal injury litigation.  Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction...

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August 30, 2010

DePuy Orthopaedics Voluntarily Recalls ASR Hip Implant Due to High Failure Rate

The DePuy Orthopaedics unit of Johnson & Johnson voluntarily recalled two types of hip implants on August 26, 2010.  Just one of the recalled products was sold here in the United States: the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System hip implant.   Earlier this year, The New York Times reported that the FDA has received hundreds of complaints since 2008...

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August 9, 2010

Medical Journal Study Again Links Chantix to Agitation, Aggression, and Violence

An upcoming study to be released in the September 2010 edition of The Annals of Pharmacotherapy provides additional evidence linking the stop-smoking aid Chantix (varenicline) to agitation, aggression, and violence. Thomas J. Moore, a senior scientist at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and one of three co-authors of study entitled...

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