ALLEY ♦ CLARK ♦ GREIWE http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/ Recent Posts en-us Wed, 18 Sep 2019 05:09:03 -0400 I Was Injured in a Work-Related Accident. Who’s Responsible for Paying My Bills? http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/i-was-injured-in-a-work-related-accident-who-s-responsible-for-paying-my-bills/ 2019-08-30 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/i-was-injured-in-a-work-related-accident-who-s-responsible-for-paying-my-bills/ Don’t Underestimate the Dangers of Drowsy Driving http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/don-t-underestimate-the-dangers-of-drowsy-driving/ 2019-07-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/don-t-underestimate-the-dangers-of-drowsy-driving/ Types of Hospital Malpractice: When Places of Healing Become Places of Harm http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/types-of-hospital-malpractice-when-places-of-healing-become-places-of-harm/ 2019-06-28 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/types-of-hospital-malpractice-when-places-of-healing-become-places-of-harm/ If I Was Partially at Fault for My Florida Car Accident, Can I Still Recover Compensation for My Injuries? http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/if-i-was-partially-at-fault-for-my-florida-car-accident-can-i-still-recover-compensation-for-my-injuries/ 2019-05-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/if-i-was-partially-at-fault-for-my-florida-car-accident-can-i-still-recover-compensation-for-my-injuries/ What You Should Know About the Physician Disciplinary Process in Florida http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/what-you-should-know-about-the-physician-disciplinary-process-in-florida/ 2019-04-30 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/what-you-should-know-about-the-physician-disciplinary-process-in-florida/ Infections and Medical Malpractice http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/infections-and-medical-malpractice/ 2019-03-29 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/infections-and-medical-malpractice/ What If Bad Road Conditions or Inadequate Signage Caused My Car Accident? http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/what-if-bad-road-conditions-or-inadequate-signage-caused-my-car-accident/ 2019-02-28 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/what-if-bad-road-conditions-or-inadequate-signage-caused-my-car-accident/ How to Prove Fault in Distracted Driving Cases http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/how-to-prove-fault-in-distracted-driving-cases/ 2019-01-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/how-to-prove-fault-in-distracted-driving-cases/ 7 Common Delivery Issues That Lead to Birth Injuries http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/7-common-delivery-issues-that-lead-to-birth-injuries/ 2018-12-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/7-common-delivery-issues-that-lead-to-birth-injuries/ Misdiagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/misdiagnosis-of-alzheimer-s-disease/ For those who have Alzheimer’s disease and the families who love them, the toll the illness takes on memory, cognitive functioning, and day-to-day life can be devastating, and only gets more difficult as the disease progresses. While there is no cure, early diagnosis and intervention can facilitate treatments and medication regimes that can slow the disease’s progress and improve quality of life.

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2018-11-30 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/misdiagnosis-of-alzheimer-s-disease/
Paralysis and Medical Malpractice http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/paralysis-and-medical-malpractice/ Imagine you could no longer walk. Picture not being able to play with your kids or give them a hug. Envision a future in which you couldn’t make a living or provide for your family. Think about not being able to care for yourself or perform the most basic tasks. All of these things – plus a lifetime of costly medical treatment, rehabilitation, and other care needs – are the reality for the millions of Americans living with paralysis caused by a spinal cord injury.  

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2018-10-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/paralysis-and-medical-malpractice/
Alley, Clark & Greiwe partners included in 2019 Best Lawyers List http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-partners-included-in-2019-best-lawyers-list/ 2018-08-15 08:11:12 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-partners-included-in-2019-best-lawyers-list/ FDA announces voluntary recall of heart medicines containing valsartan http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-announces-voluntary-recall-of-heart-medicines-containing-valsartan/ Three U.S. drug manufacturers have agreed to voluntarily recall various drugs containing the active ingredient valsartan over fears that some of the medicines could be tainted with a known human carcinogen.

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2018-07-13 14:16:43 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-announces-voluntary-recall-of-heart-medicines-containing-valsartan/
Alley, Clark & Greiwe named in Best Law Firms 2018 by U.S. News and Best Lawyers® http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-named-in-best-law-firms-2018-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/ On November 1, 2017, U.S. News and Best Lawyers® announced the 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings and we are very pleased to be included for another consecutive year.  Alley, Clark & Greiwe received four "Tier 1" rankings in the Tampa Metro Area in the fields of Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions, and Product Liability Litigation. 

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2017-11-01 08:17:13 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-named-in-best-law-firms-2018-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/
Three Alley, Clark & Greiwe attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-alley-clark-greiwe-attorneys-named-to-2018-best-lawyers-list/ 2017-08-15 09:14:39 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-alley-clark-greiwe-attorneys-named-to-2018-best-lawyers-list/ Drugs Approved in the Past Decade are Showing New Side Effects http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/drugs-approved-in-the-past-decade-are-showing-new-side-effects/ For many, taking a drug approved by the FDA brings feelings of safety and relief. After all, as patients, we assume that if a drug is on the market, it has been tested to the fullest extent and will not cause any unexpected side effects not listed on the label. No one wants to remain ill, so it is a comfort to take medicine with the intention of feeling better.

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2017-05-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/drugs-approved-in-the-past-decade-are-showing-new-side-effects/
Young Millenials are the Most Dangerous Drivers on the Road http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/young-millenials-are-the-most-dangerous-drivers-on-the-road/ 2017-04-21 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/young-millenials-are-the-most-dangerous-drivers-on-the-road/ Florida Motorcyclists Take Note: Our Roads are the Most Dangerous http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-motorcyclists-take-note-our-roads-are-the-most-dangerous/ A new report from the NHTSA indicates that Florida is the most dangerous place for motorcyclists in the entire country.  The five most dangerous counties in Florida for motorcyclists includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade.

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2017-03-29 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-motorcyclists-take-note-our-roads-are-the-most-dangerous/
Defective Stöckert Heater-Cooler Devices Could Put Patients At Risk http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/defective-st-ckert-heater-cooler-devices-could-put-patients-at-risk/ It is estimated that more than 250,000 heart bypass procedures are performed in the U.S. each year using heater-cooler devices.  Unfortunately, the CDC and FDA have both issued important Health Alerts to patients, physicians, and hospitals regarding the potential risk of developing serious infection from certain heater-cooler devices commonly used during cardiac surgery.

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2017-02-24 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/defective-st-ckert-heater-cooler-devices-could-put-patients-at-risk/
You Can Help Prevent Your Teens From Drinking and Driving http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/you-can-help-prevent-your-teens-from-drinking-and-driving/ Don’t drink and drive. This is a warning we hear all of the time. Whether on billboards, advertisements, or the Internet, it seems like this is a mantra everyone can agree with. While many experienced drivers may feel that this is an old phrase they don’t need to hear again, the truth is that everyone could use a reminder. One group that is especially in need of a reminder about the responsibility that comes with driving are teenagers.

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2017-01-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/you-can-help-prevent-your-teens-from-drinking-and-driving/
Pedestrians in Florida Run a Higher Risk of Personal Injury Than Pedestrians Elsewhere http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/pedestrians-in-florida-run-a-higher-risk-of-personal-injury-than-pedestrians-elsewhere/ Walking should not be a life-threatening activity. For many, walking is an easy way to get from one place to another. For some, it’s the only way for them to get where they need to go due to the expenses involved in other forms of transportation or a lack of reliable public transportation in their area. As a result, it’s common to see pedestrians in cities going about their days like everyone else.

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2017-01-25 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/pedestrians-in-florida-run-a-higher-risk-of-personal-injury-than-pedestrians-elsewhere/
Could Hernia Mesh Pose Greater Risks in the Long-Term? http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/could-hernia-mesh-pose-greater-risks-in-the-long-term/ A recent report on hernia mesh reveals more concerns on long-term safety with certain types of synthetic mesh products.

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2016-12-30 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/could-hernia-mesh-pose-greater-risks-in-the-long-term/
Johnson &Johnson Slammed With $1B verdict in All-Metal Hip Case http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/johnson-johnson-slammed-with-1b-verdict-in-all-metal-hip-case/ For most people, the prospect of undergoing any type of joint replacement surgery can be scary.  Having a competent surgeon is extremely important for a successful surgical outcome, but equally as important is that the artificial joint replacement device being implanted is safe, effective, and reliable.

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2016-12-23 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/johnson-johnson-slammed-with-1b-verdict-in-all-metal-hip-case/
Taking Medication? Follow These Steps To Stay Safe http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/taking-medication-follow-these-steps-to-stay-safe/ Every day, many adults take over-the-counter supplements and prescription medications.  There are many easy safety tips to follow to keep yourself safe. 

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2016-11-30 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/taking-medication-follow-these-steps-to-stay-safe/
E-Cigarettes: Are They Safe? http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/e-cigarettes-are-they-safe/ It is common knowledge that cigarette smoking causes cancer and is the most preventable type of death.   Are e-cigarettes a safer alternative?  The answer depends on whom you ask and is the subject of growing safety concerns.

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2016-11-18 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/e-cigarettes-are-they-safe/
Alley, Clark & Greiwe named in Best Law Firms 2017 by U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers® http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-listed-in-best-law-firms-2017-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/ Alley, Clark & Greiwe has been named in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The firm received three Tier 1 rankings in the Tampa Metro Area in the fields of Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.  

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2016-11-01 08:02:51 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-listed-in-best-law-firms-2017-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/
St. Jude Defibrillators May Malfunction http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/st-jude-defibrillators-may-malfunction/ Defibrillators are incredibly important for patients with heart abnormalities. Whether a patient is experiencing slow heart rhythms or dangerously fast ones, these devices can literally be the difference between life and death. St. Jude Medical is now warning patients of an important safety issue for certain defective defibrillators made before May of 2015.

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2016-10-31 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/st-jude-defibrillators-may-malfunction/
Problems With the Stryker V40 Femoral Head http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/problems-with-the-stryker-v40-femoral-head/ Higher than normal problems with Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 Femoral Head components are concerning for U.S. patients.

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2016-10-28 20:30:35 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/problems-with-the-stryker-v40-femoral-head/
Emergency Information: How to Store It and Share It When Tragedy Strikes http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/emergency-information-how-to-store-it-and-share-it-when-tragedy-strikes/ None of us ever wants to be in a situation where medical responders need to contact our family members to alert them of an injury. However, life can be incredibly unexpected. And, unfortunately, serious injury can occur when you least expect it. So it’s important to make sure that first responders have access to the necessary information to keep you safe and your family informed. But how to do it?

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2016-09-30 17:59:03 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/emergency-information-how-to-store-it-and-share-it-when-tragedy-strikes/
New Hospital Star Ratings Raise Concerns Over the State of Healthcare http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/new-hospital-star-ratings-raise-concerns-over-the-state-of-healthcare/ Star ratings are a common system for ranking everything from restaurants to car repair shops. In this day and age, it seems that everyone has an opinion that can be boiled down from 1-5, and everyone wants to let you know what they think.

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2016-09-16 19:59:20 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/new-hospital-star-ratings-raise-concerns-over-the-state-of-healthcare/
Florida Drivers, It’s Time for a Wakeup Call http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-drivers-it-s-time-for-a-wakeup-call/ We’ve probably all heard the old adage that New Jersey drivers are the worst. There’s something about the Garden State that makes people forget to use their turn signals and drive perilously close to your car if you’re going too slow…or, so we’ve been told.

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2016-08-30 19:20:28 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-drivers-it-s-time-for-a-wakeup-call/
FDA Prevents Sale of E-Cigarettes to Minors and Increases Distribution and Marketing Rules http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-prevents-sale-of-e-cigarettes-to-minors-and-increases-distribution-and-marketing-rulesfda-prevents-sale-of-e-cigarettes-to-minors-and-increases-distribution-and-marketing-rules/ For many, the topic of e-cigarettes is a tricky one. Are they as harmful as traditional cigarettes? Should laws governing them be the same? And are people turning to them as gateway drugs or as a means to wean themselves from another form of nicotine? These are just a few of the questions that come to mind when we bring up the topic.

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2016-08-25 17:43:44 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-prevents-sale-of-e-cigarettes-to-minors-and-increases-distribution-and-marketing-rulesfda-prevents-sale-of-e-cigarettes-to-minors-and-increases-distribution-and-marketing-rules/
Three Partners from Alley, Clark & Greiwe Selected for 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-from-alley-clark-greiwe-selected-for-2017-edition-of-the-best-lawyers-in-america/ Three lawyers from the Tampa-based law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017.

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2016-08-15 07:39:59 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-from-alley-clark-greiwe-selected-for-2017-edition-of-the-best-lawyers-in-america/
Risks of Nexium/Prilosec http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/risks-of-nexium-prilosec/ Heartburn is a common ailment in our society. Caused by acid refluxing into the esophagus, this condition is unpleasant at best and downright painful at worst. That said, it is often a relief to know that we can purchase a variety of over-the-counter acid reflux medications at the nearest pharmacy, almost any time of the day or night. Most of us see acid reflux medicines, also known as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), as a solution since these products reduce gastric production, which alleviates the pain of heartburn.

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2016-07-28 17:13:48 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/risks-of-nexium-prilosec/
Delay in Generics Labeling Ruling Leaves Patients at Risk http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/delay-in-generics-labeling-ruling-leaves-patients-at-risk/ When taking any prescription drug, patients must be aware of the risks and/or potential contraindications.  Consumers tend to operate under the assumption that prescription drugs are safe if approved by the FDA, but there are risks and side effects with each and every prescription drug.  Some prescription drugs have very serious or even fatal consequences to consumers.

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2016-07-26 13:02:36 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/delay-in-generics-labeling-ruling-leaves-patients-at-risk/
Florida Motorcycle Deaths: Increase in Deaths Since Repeal of Helmet Law http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-motorcycle-deaths-increase-in-deaths-since-repeal-of-helmet-law/ When operating heavy machinery, it’s often recommended that users wear some form of protective gear. Whether that’s safety goggles, gloves, or hard hats these types of items are recommended to ensure the user is as safe as possible.

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2016-06-27 15:16:25 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-motorcycle-deaths-increase-in-deaths-since-repeal-of-helmet-law/
NHTSA Warns Against Aggressive Driving http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/nhtsa-warns-against-aggressive-driving/ When you get behind the wheel, there are a million things that may influence your experience on the road. Exhaustion and distraction are two major issues for motorists. But another problem is the possibility of aggressive driving.

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2016-06-20 21:41:32 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/nhtsa-warns-against-aggressive-driving/
Common Childbirth Malpractice Claims http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/common-childbirth-malpractice-claims/ The overall incidence of birth injuries has declined over the last few decades due to advancements in obstetrical care, developments in prenatal diagnoses, and improved safety procedures.

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2016-05-31 22:04:06 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/common-childbirth-malpractice-claims/
Testosterone Lawsuits http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/testosterone-lawsuits/ Large drug manufacturers including Pfizer, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Abbott Laboratories, and many others are defending claims made by thousands of men in the U.S. over serious injuries linked to many popular testosterone replacement therapy products.  

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2016-05-26 22:03:01 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/testosterone-lawsuits/
DePuy/Johnson & Johnson Hit with $497.6 Million Jury Verdict in Second Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/depuy-johnson-johnson-hit-with-497-6-million-jury-verdict-in-second-pinnacle-hip-implant-trial/ Five plaintiffs who suffered severe injuries from their DePuy Pinnacle metal hip replacement devices won a huge jury trial last month in Texas federal court against DePuy Orthopedics (a division of Johnson & Johnson).   This was the second case to go to trial in the U.S. involving the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant device system. 

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2016-04-25 16:02:08 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/depuy-johnson-johnson-hit-with-497-6-million-jury-verdict-in-second-pinnacle-hip-implant-trial/
How Lawyers Prove Wrongful Death Cases http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/how-lawyers-prove-wrongful-death-cases/ Families who believe that their loved one was negligently or wrongfully killed have a variety of legal avenues to get justice for their loved ones. Most commonly, families use a wrongful death lawsuit under the Florida Wrongful Death Act to file civil claims.

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2016-04-18 10:06:55 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/how-lawyers-prove-wrongful-death-cases/
Reporting Nursing Home Abuse http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/reporting-nursing-home-abuse/ Elderly adults are vulnerable and those who reside in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are especially at risk of abuse and neglect. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, Bureau of Justice Statistics, more than two million elderly adults are abused in America each year.

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2016-03-28 15:32:17 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/reporting-nursing-home-abuse/
Patients File Lawsuits After IVC Filters Cause Injuries http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/patients-file-lawsuits-after-ivc-filters-cause-injuries/ Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are implanted in patients who have a history of or are at risk of developing blood clots.  Certain IVC filters have been linked to serious complications in some patients.

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2016-03-21 13:45:31 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/patients-file-lawsuits-after-ivc-filters-cause-injuries/
Xarelto Clinical Trials Suspected of Using Defective Blood Clot Devices http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/xarelto-clinical-trials-suspected-of-using-defective-blood-clot-devices/ Xarelto, a popular prescription alternative to the blood thinner Coumadin (warfarin), is once again at the center of controversy. Recently, the British Medical Journal published a report alleging that faulty devices were used to test blood clotting levels in one particular Xarelto clinical trial. 

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2016-02-22 10:24:46 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/xarelto-clinical-trials-suspected-of-using-defective-blood-clot-devices/
Transvaginal Mesh Products Are High-Risk Devices According to the FDA http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/transvaginal-mesh-products-are-high-risk-devices-according-to-the-fda/ At last, the FDA has finalized its proposals from April of 2014 to reclassify certain transvaginal mesh implant devices from Class II medical devices to Class III devices.  Class III medical products are “high risk” devices that require pre-market approval.  This is a process that requires manufacturers to provide the FDA with clinical data to demonstrate safety and efficacy of a product before it can be sold.    The reclassification only applies to transvaginal mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and does not include transvaginal mesh sling products implanted for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. 

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2016-02-08 10:16:28 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/transvaginal-mesh-products-are-high-risk-devices-according-to-the-fda/
Why You Need a Lawyer to Handle Your Tampa Car Accident Claim http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/why-you-need-a-lawyer-to-handle-your-tampa-car-accident-claim/ Several hundred car accidents occur in Florida every single day, according to the Florida Division of Motor Vehicles.  If you were seriously injured in a car accident, the services of an experienced Tampa car accident lawyer are a near-necessity to navigate Florida’s automobile insurance and liability laws.

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2016-01-29 08:51:57 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/why-you-need-a-lawyer-to-handle-your-tampa-car-accident-claim/
Radiology Errors Affect Thousands Every Year http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/radiology-errors-affect-thousands-every-year/ Radiology is a discipline that involves the use of various imaging techniques to diagnose and treat disease. Radiology techniques include X-rays, ultrasound, CT scans, PET scans and MRIs. Radiology errors hurt or kill thousands of people every year and the resulting harm can be difficult to trace back to the error itself. In such cases, the assistance of an experienced Tampa medical malpractice lawyer can be invaluable.

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2016-01-15 08:03:21 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/radiology-errors-affect-thousands-every-year/
The Complexity of Defective Medical Device Claims http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/the-complexity-of-defective-medical-device-claims/ Like other mechanical devices, medical devices can and do malfunction from time to time. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration receives hundreds of thousands of serious complaints about defective medical devices every year. This reality can be particularly frightening to people who depend on a medical device, especially if it has been implanted into their bodies.

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2015-12-28 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/the-complexity-of-defective-medical-device-claims/
Misdiagnosed Strokes Can Turn a Problem into a Disaster http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/misdiagnosed-strokes-can-turn-a-problem-into-a-disaster/ Strokes occur over 700,000 times a year in the United States, according to the University of Maryland. Doctors misdiagnose strokes more often than most people realize, especially if the patient is young or middle-aged. Since a stroke causes the progressive destruction of brain cells, any delay in treatment can be catastrophic.

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2015-12-14 11:30:24 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/misdiagnosed-strokes-can-turn-a-problem-into-a-disaster/
Distracted Driving Deaths on the Rise http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/distracted-driving-deaths-on-the-rise/ The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has reported that distracted driving causes thousands of deaths per year. Moreover, the recent increase in distracted driving has been identified as the major cause of the overall increase in traffic deaths in 2015. Florida’s wrongful death law provides a framework for the financial relief of grieving relatives of victims of distracted driving accidents.

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2015-11-23 12:40:51 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/distracted-driving-deaths-on-the-rise/
Trucking Accidents: Drowsy Drivers Endanger Public Safety http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/trucking-accidents-drowsy-drivers-endanger-public-safety/ The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that tens of thousands of trucking accident deaths and injuries occur annually in the United States. A significant portion of these casualties are caused by drowsy truck drivers working overtime to satisfy their employers or maximize their profits. When a drowsy truck driver negligently causes an accident, Florida personal injury and wrongful death laws provide the basis for compensating victims.  

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2015-11-09 09:42:04 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/trucking-accidents-drowsy-drivers-endanger-public-safety/
For 6th Consecutive Year, Firm Recognized for Legal Excellence by U.S. News and Best Lawyers http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/for-6th-consecutive-year-firm-recognized-for-legal-excellence-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/ 2015-11-02 07:19:41 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/for-6th-consecutive-year-firm-recognized-for-legal-excellence-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/ Wrong-Site Surgery Occurs 40 Times a Week in the U.S. http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/wrong-site-surgery-occurs-40-times-a-week-in-the-u-s/ 2015-10-26 09:00:48 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/wrong-site-surgery-occurs-40-times-a-week-in-the-u-s/ Misdiagnosed Heart Attacks Kill or Injure Thousands Every Year http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/misdiagnosed-heart-attacks-kill-or-injure-thousands-every-year/ No one knows exactly how many people die from misdiagnosed heart attacks every year.  Misdiagnosed heart attacks are distressingly common, especially among female patients.  Women having a heart attack are more likely to be misdiagnosed because they often don’t experience the classic symptom of severe chest pain according to a 2014 study.

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2015-10-12 13:25:20 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/misdiagnosed-heart-attacks-kill-or-injure-thousands-every-year/
The Role of the Personal Representative in a FL Wrongful Death Action http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/the-role-of-the-personal-representative-in-a-fl-wrongful-death-action/ When a family loses a loved one needlessly because someone committed a wrongful or negligent act, no amount of money can truly compensate them for that loss. Still, Florida's negligence legislation includes a Wrongful Death Act (768.15) with the intent to shift the monetary losses from the survivors to the wrongdoer who is ultimately liable for the death.

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2015-09-28 17:06:21 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/the-role-of-the-personal-representative-in-a-fl-wrongful-death-action/
Over 50 Medical Devices Recalled in 2014 Alone http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/over-50-medical-devices-recalled-in-2014-alone/ 2015-09-14 09:05:46 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/over-50-medical-devices-recalled-in-2014-alone/ Florida Medical Malpractice Law Requires Extensive Presuit Investigation http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-medical-malpractice-law-requires-extensive-presuit-investigation/ In an effort to reduce the number of frivolous medical negligence claims filed in the state, the Florida legislature placed a number of roadblocks that can prevent or delay the filing of medical malpractice lawsuits. Our Tampa medical malpractice lawyers believe that one of the most significant barriers involves extensive presuit requirements, which can add months of delays for individuals who have suffered harm due to medical negligence.

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2015-08-31 10:41:51 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/florida-medical-malpractice-law-requires-extensive-presuit-investigation/
Tampa Car Accident Lawyer Warns: Water is as Dangerous as Ice on Florida Roadways http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/tampa-car-accident-lawyer-warns-water-is-as-dangerous-as-ice-on-florida-roadways/ Drivers throughout most of Florida are fortunate; they seldom need to deal with freezing conditions on local roadways. Still, water does not need to be frozen to be dangerous. In addition to dangerous encounters with potholes hidden by water, just a thin layer of water can cause cars to hydroplane, creating ice-like conditions. Local drivers need to know how to help avoid these incidents and the special legal issues connected with hydroplaning accidents.

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2015-08-26 14:15:07 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/tampa-car-accident-lawyer-warns-water-is-as-dangerous-as-ice-on-florida-roadways/
James D. Clark honored as 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Plaintiff’s Product Liability Litigation in Tampa http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/james-d-clark-honored-as-2016-lawyer-of-the-year-in-plaintiff-s-product-liability-litigation-in-tampa/ Alley, Clark & Greiwe Partner James D. Clark has been named "Lawyer of the Year" in Plaintiff’s Product Liability Litigation for 2016 in Tampa by Best Lawyers®. Mr. Clark was previously recognized by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” in Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Law in the year 2011.

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2015-08-17 07:25:50 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/james-d-clark-honored-as-2016-lawyer-of-the-year-in-plaintiff-s-product-liability-litigation-in-tampa/
Three Partners from Alley, Clark & Greiwe Selected for 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-from-alley-clark-greiwe-selected-for-2016-edition-of-the-best-lawyers-in-america/ Three lawyers from the Tampa-based law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016.

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2015-08-17 07:20:32 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-from-alley-clark-greiwe-selected-for-2016-edition-of-the-best-lawyers-in-america/
FDA Warns Against Use of Common Surgical Device Used to Treat Uterine Fibroids http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-warns-against-use-of-common-surgical-device-used-to-treat-uterine-fibroids/ The FDA has issued an Updated Safety Communication warning against the use of surgical devices called power morcellators commonly used to treat uterine fibroids.

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2014-11-26 06:21:15 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-warns-against-use-of-common-surgical-device-used-to-treat-uterine-fibroids/
Important Deadlines in New Stryker Hip Settlement http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/important-deadlines-for-new-stryker-hip-settlement/ Deadline to register for the new Stryker Settlement Program is December 14, 2014.  Please contact Alley, Clark & Greiwe if you would like more information about the Stryker hip recall.

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2014-11-13 08:57:26 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/important-deadlines-for-new-stryker-hip-settlement/
For 5th Consecutive Year, Firm Recognized for Legal Excellence by U.S. News and Best Lawyers http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/for-5th-consecutive-year-firm-recognized-for-legal-excellence-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/ The law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe has been given a Tier 1 ranking in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the areas of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation.

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2014-11-03 06:42:31 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/for-5th-consecutive-year-firm-recognized-for-legal-excellence-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/
Alley, Clark & Greiwe Partners Included in "Best Lawyers in America 2015" http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-partners-included-in-best-lawyers-in-america-2015/ Three partners of Alley, Clark & Greiwe have been included in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 for another consecutive year.

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2014-08-19 06:38:36 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-partners-included-in-best-lawyers-in-america-2015/
Firm Recognized for Legal Excellence by U.S. News and Best Lawyers http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/firm-recognized-for-legal-excellence-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/ For the fourth consecutive year, the law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe has been listed in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" ranking by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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2013-11-01 06:19:49 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/firm-recognized-for-legal-excellence-by-u-s-news-and-best-lawyers/
Three Partners of Alley, Clark & Greiwe included in “Best Lawyers in America 2014” http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-of-alley-clark-greiwe-included-in-best-lawyers-in-america-2014/ For another consecutive year, three partners of Alley, Clark & Greiwe have been included in The Best Lawyers in America 2014 by Best Lawyers.

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2013-08-15 08:05:43 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-of-alley-clark-greiwe-included-in-best-lawyers-in-america-2014/
J&J to Stop Sales of Metal-on-Metal Hips http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/j-j-to-stop-sales-of-metal-on-metal-hips/ On May 16, 2013, Johnson & Johnson announced it would stop selling metal-on-metal hip replacement implants.  “The decision to discontinue these products is not related to safety or efficacy, and is not a recall,” according to a company spokesperson for Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary DePuy Orthopedics, Inc.

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2013-05-17 11:59:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/j-j-to-stop-sales-of-metal-on-metal-hips/
Alley, Clark & Greiwe included in 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-included-in-2013-best-law-firms-rankings/ On November 1, 2012, U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings.  We are very proud to report that for the third straight year, the law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe has been honored with a First-Tier ranking in the Tampa Metropolitan area in both medical malpractice and personal injury litigation.

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2012-11-01 06:39:07 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/alley-clark-greiwe-included-in-2013-best-law-firms-rankings/
GlaxoSmithKline to Disclose Safety Data http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/glaxosmithkline-to-disclose-safety-data/ In a tactic admission that it has misrepresented drug trial data in the past, GlaxoSmithKline announced this week it was going to open up portions of its research to the public, which is a first for a major drug company.    Researchers responded to the news with both skepticism and enthusiam.

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2012-10-12 07:37:22 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/glaxosmithkline-to-disclose-safety-data/
Don Greiwe honored as Lawyer of the Year for 2013 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/don-greiwe-honored-as-lawyer-of-the-year-for-2013/ Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Alley, Clark & Greiwe partner Don Greiwe "Lawyer of the Year" for 2013 in Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Law in Tampa.  After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating Lawyers of the Year in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the Lawyer of the Year.

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2012-09-11 11:10:21 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/don-greiwe-honored-as-lawyer-of-the-year-for-2013/
Johnson & Johnson’s Orthopedic Implant Woes Continue http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/johnson-johnsons-orthopedic-implant-woes-continue/ Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. has recalled over 8,000 medical device units in response to the FDA finding that it sold the devices without the required approvals. The recall was disclosed on August 16, 2012, and is in response to a December letter where the FDA accused DePuy of marketing 14 various knee, hip, and ankle devices without proper approval.  DePuy tried to exercise a loophole saying the devices were customized to the needs of individual patients, but the FDA disagreed.  Despite receiving the warning in December, it took DePuy over 8 months to comply with the FDA request. 

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2012-09-05 12:37:32 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/johnson-johnsons-orthopedic-implant-woes-continue/
Red Flags Raised over St. Jude Heart Devices http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/red-flags-raised-over-st.-jude-heart-devices/ Over the last few weeks, two extremely negative news reports were made regarding defibrillator leads manufactured by St. Jude Medical.  Leads are used to transmit electricity to the heart from a defibrillator which delivers a shock if it detects problems with a patient’s cardiac rhythm.  Last week, the FDA ordered St. Jude Medical to do more research on the safety of both its older Riata generation of leads as well as the new generation of Durata leads.  The FDA also made the rare move of recommending patients who had received the Riata leads to go undergo additional testing to determine whether the device will fail. 

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2012-09-05 12:01:38 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/red-flags-raised-over-st.-jude-heart-devices/
Three Partners of Alley, Clark & Greiwe included in “2013 Best Lawyers in America” http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-of-alley-clark-greiwe-included-in-2013-best-lawyers-in-america/ Three lawyers from the Tampa-based personal injury law firm of Alley, Clark & Greiwe were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).  Tampa Personal Injury Attorney C. Todd Alley was selected in the fields of Mass Tort Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation.  Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney James D. Clark was selected in the fields of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation.  Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney Don Greiwe was selected in the field of Medical Malpractice law.

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2012-08-22 11:40:22 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/three-partners-of-alley-clark-greiwe-included-in-2013-best-lawyers-in-america/
FDA Advisory Panel: More Warnings Needed for Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-advisory-panel-more-warnings-needed-for-metal-on-metal-hip-implants/ In late June 2012, a FDA Advisory Panel (consisting of orthopedic surgeons, medical experts, industry representatives, and patient advocates) convened a two day hearing to publically discuss safety data on metal-on-metal hip implants.

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2012-07-10 16:07:03 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-advisory-panel-more-warnings-needed-for-metal-on-metal-hip-implants/
Pradaxa Leads Country in FDA Safety Reports http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/pradaxa-leads-country-in-fda-safety-reports/ According to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices’ QuarterWatch, the FDA received more safety reports about Pradaxa (dabigatran) than any other drug in the year 2011.

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2012-06-25 16:05:11 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/pradaxa-leads-country-in-fda-safety-reports/
Canada Issues Safety Advisory on Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/canada-issues-safety-advisory-on-metal-on-metal-hip-implants/ In May of 2012, Health Canada issued a safety advisory warning to Canadian orthopedic surgeons regarding metal-on-metal hip implants.   The purpose of the advisory was to boost awareness in that country about significant health problems being reported in patients with metal-on-metal hip implants.  

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2012-06-25 16:03:06 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/canada-issues-safety-advisory-on-metal-on-metal-hip-implants/
J&J Stops Selling Four Brands of Vaginal Mesh Implants http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/j-j-stops-selling-four-brands-of-vaginal-mesh-implants/ Ethicon Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has decided to cease marketing and producing four types of vaginal mesh implants.

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2012-06-13 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/j-j-stops-selling-four-brands-of-vaginal-mesh-implants/
Report Warns that Popular Osteoporosis Drugs have Dangerous Side Affects http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/report-warns-that-popular-osteoporosis-drugs-have-dangerous-side-affects/ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have released a report raising new concerns about the serious side effects caused by a class of osteoporosis drugs called Bisphosphonates. 

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2012-06-01 09:43:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/report-warns-that-popular-osteoporosis-drugs-have-dangerous-side-affects/
FDA Proposal Puts Patients at Risk by Eliminating Physician Oversight http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-proposal-puts-patients-at-risk-by-eliminating-physician-oversight/ A new FDA proposal to change the classification of several prescription medications to over-the-counter (OTC) status seems to put pharmaceutical companies’ profits before patient safety.

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2012-05-29 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-proposal-puts-patients-at-risk-by-eliminating-physician-oversight/
Legislation Introduced to Challenge Pliva v. Mensing Ruling on Generic Drugs http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/legislation-introduced-to-challenge-pliva-v.-mensing-ruling-on-generic-drugs/ The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June of 2011 in the case of Pliva v. Mensing had devastating consequences for a vast number of consumers injured by generic drugs.

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2012-05-18 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/legislation-introduced-to-challenge-pliva-v.-mensing-ruling-on-generic-drugs/
J&J Vaginal Mesh Product Sold for 3 Years Without U.S. Approval http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/j-j-vaginal-mesh-product-sold-for-3-years-without-u.s.-approval/ On March 21, 2012, Bloomberg reported the news that Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit sold a particular vaginal mesh product called Gynecare Prolift for three years before obtaining proper FDA approval in 2008.

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2012-04-12 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/j-j-vaginal-mesh-product-sold-for-3-years-without-u.s.-approval/
Importance of Uninsured Motorist Coverage http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/uninsured-motorist-coverage/ Many people do not realize the importance of uninsured motorist (UM) coverage. UM coverage provides insurance to you for damages caused by a driver who has little or no auto insurance of their own.

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2011-07-02 10:21:48 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/uninsured-motorist-coverage/
Understaffing Endangering Lives http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/understaffing-endangering-lives/ In a recent report, the Department of Health and Human Services concluded that most nursing homes are understaffed to the point of endangering their residents.

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2011-07-02 10:20:38 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/understaffing-endangering-lives/
State Suing Drug Companies for Fraud http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/state-suing-drug-companies-for-fraud/ This month, Iowa became the latest state to sue 78 major drug companies for fraud and recover millions of dollars that was lost through a “grotesque abuse of the Medicaid reimbursement system,” according to Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.

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2011-07-02 10:19:44 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/state-suing-drug-companies-for-fraud/
Off–Label Use of Drugs http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/off–label-use-of-drugs/ Many physicians are prescribing drugs for "off-label" uses - for conditions and symptoms other than the drug was designed to treat.

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2011-07-02 10:17:25 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/off–label-use-of-drugs/
Merck Sued by State of New York over Vioxx http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/merck-sued-by-state-of-new-york-over-vioxx/ Last month, the state and city of New York sued Merck & Co., Inc., the maker of the blockbuster drug Vioxx, for tens of millions of dollars paid by Medicaid and similar state programs for Vioxx prescriptions.

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2011-07-02 10:15:55 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/merck-sued-by-state-of-new-york-over-vioxx/
GE Facing Litigation Over MRI Drug Omniscan http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/ge-facing-litigation-over-mri-drug-omniscan/ Litigation is mounting against General Electric Co. over Omniscan, an allegedly toxic injectable contrast agent used in MRI. Omniscan, or gadodiamide, is widely popular injectable used in patients about to undergo MRIs or arteriorgraphy in order to make it easier for physicians to see lesions with abnormal blood flow.

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2011-07-02 10:12:19 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/ge-facing-litigation-over-mri-drug-omniscan/
FDA Plans to Accelerate Generic Drug Review http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-plans-to-accelerate-generic-drug-review/ The FDA has revealed a new program designed to speed up the approval process of generic drugs. The new drug review program called Generic Initiative for Value and Efficacy (GIVE) aims to significantly increase the number of generic drugs approved each year.

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2011-07-02 10:09:41 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-plans-to-accelerate-generic-drug-review/
FDA Appoints Members of Risk Communication Panel http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-appoints-members-of-risk-communication-panel-/ The FDA has created a new 15-member advisory panel to advise the agency about the best methods to educate consumers about the risks and benefits about the products it regulates.

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2011-07-02 10:08:47 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-appoints-members-of-risk-communication-panel-/
Clinical Trial Participants get little FDA protection http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/clinical-trial-participants-get-little-fda-protection/ Millions of patients enroll in clinical trials every year for experimental drugs and medical devices, but a federal investigation conducted by Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson of the Department of Health and Human Services has revealed that patients are rarely watched over or receive little or no FDA protection.

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2011-07-02 10:04:33 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/clinical-trial-participants-get-little-fda-protection/
Advisory Panel Says FDA Needs Recall Power http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/advisory-panel-says-fda-needs-recall-power/ The FDA oversees the regulation of medical devices and more than $1 trillion annually worth of food, drugs, dog food, cosmetics, and other products.

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2011-07-02 09:55:59 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/advisory-panel-says-fda-needs-recall-power/
Avandia Scandal Continues to Unfold http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/avandia-scandal-continues-to-unfold/ Avandia is a prescription drug marketed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Released to the U.S. market in 1999, Avandia has been used by millions of Americans to treat Type II diabetes.

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2010-02-25 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/avandia-scandal-continues-to-unfold/
Long-Term Hospitals Offer Lackluster Care, Huge Profits http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/long-term-hospitals-offer-lackluster-care,-huge-profits/ In traditional hospitals, patients have an attending physician or doctors on staff to treat them in the event that their condition worsens. Unfortunately, Medicare loopholes have created an industry of so-called "long-term hospitals" where extended-stay patients are transferred to from traditional hospitals.

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2010-02-24 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/long-term-hospitals-offer-lackluster-care,-huge-profits/
More Woes for Medtronic and FDA as ICD Leads Continue to Fail http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/more-woes-for-medtronic-and-fda-as-icd-leads-continue-to-fail/ For patients with a high risk of cardiac-related death, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are usually a demonstrably favorable alternative to medication.

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2010-01-20 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/more-woes-for-medtronic-and-fda-as-icd-leads-continue-to-fail/
Questionable Evidence Used in FDA Approval of Cardiovascular Devices http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/questionable-evidence-used-in-fda-approval-of-cardiovascular-devices/ Dr. Rita Redberg and her colleagues at the UCSF Medical Center have published a startling report regarding the FDA’s approval of cardiovascular drugs. According to the report, from 2000-2007 the FDA approved 78 cardiovascular devices with relatively little evidence.

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2010-01-06 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/questionable-evidence-used-in-fda-approval-of-cardiovascular-devices/
FDA Begins to Update Post-Market Procedures, Though Still Lacking http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-begins-to-update-post-market-procedures,-though-still-lacking/ The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has compiled a report looking at the steps the FDA has been taking to improve communication between the internal offices of the FDA, in an effort to protect the public from dangerous drugs released on the U.S. market.

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2010-01-04 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda-begins-to-update-post-market-procedures,-though-still-lacking/
The FDA Must Improve Communication to Patients http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/the-fda-must-improve-communication-to-patients/ The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act allocated $1.1 billion dollars to coordinate research and guide investments in comparative research funded by the Act.

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2009-11-02 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/the-fda-must-improve-communication-to-patients/
Pfizer Pleads Guilty to Criminally Illegal Marketing http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/pfizer-pleads-guilty-to-criminally-illegal-marketing/ Earlier this month, drug giant Pfizer agreed to pay a $2.3 billion penalty to settle claims over payment of kickbacks and illegal drug marketing and promotion that violated federal drug laws over an extensive period of time.

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2009-10-09 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/pfizer-pleads-guilty-to-criminally-illegal-marketing/
FDA’s Oversight of Post-Marketing Studies Inadequate http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda’s-oversight-of-post-marketing-studies-inadequate/ The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a new report about the FDA’s lack of post-marketing oversight in a number of the drugs which it conditionally approved.

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2009-10-01 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/fda’s-oversight-of-post-marketing-studies-inadequate/
Troubling Ghostwriting Survey Prompts New Medical Journal Policies http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/troubling-ghostwriting-survey-prompts-new-medical-journal-policies/ A survey released by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) concludes that six of the top medical journals in the U.S. published a “significant number” of ghostwritten articles in recent years, reports the NY Times.

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2009-09-21 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/troubling-ghostwriting-survey-prompts-new-medical-journal-policies/
New Bill Proposes to End Foreign Manufacturer Tort Liability Loopholes http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/new-bill-proposes-to-end-foreign-manufacturer-tort-liability-loopholes/ Each year, many people in the United States are injured by defective foreign products imported into the United States.

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2009-08-17 00:00:00 http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/new-bill-proposes-to-end-foreign-manufacturer-tort-liability-loopholes/
Published Medical Journal Articles Concerning HRT Revealed to Be “Ghostwritten” http://www.tampatriallawyers.com/blog/published-medical-journal-articles-concerning-hrt-revealed-to-be-“ghostwritten”/ Recently disclosed court documents reveal that Wyeth, the pharmaceutical giant behind hormone replacement medications  Premarin and Prempro,has played a “major role” in 26 scientific articles published backing the medications.

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