Fort Wayne Indiana Personal Injury Lawyer and Attorney Blog
All Blog Posts:
Planned Parenthood Physician Facing Criminal ChargesDecember 22, 2014Mandy Gittler, a former Planned Parenthood of Illinois physician, was sued after a fatally botched second trimester abortion on a young woman in Illinois back in 2012. While the woman’s wellbeing sunk further and further into danger, Gittler delayed her transport to the hospital for 5½ hours. Calls for Warranty on Replacement Hips and KneesDecember 18, 2014The policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports has been trying to persuade medical device manufacturers to issue warranties on their products. Consumers Union, with an annual budget of about $260 million, works with more than 1 million activists to pass consumer protection laws at the national and state levels...Son of Indianapolis Police Officer Sues CityDecember 18, 2014A police sergeant used an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department database to track his ex-wife's whereabouts and gun her down, according to a lawsuit filed by the woman's son. The son of Kimberlee Jo Carmack, an Indianapolis police officer, whowas killed by her ex-husband in April, filed a federal lawsuit Monday...Testosterone Boosting Medications Causing Health RisksDecember 11, 2014Artificial testosterones are among the best selling drugs on the market. More than 2 million American men have prescriptions for more than half a dozen products that promise to bolster the sex hormone naturally produced in the body. Sales of artificial testosterone, in injectible or liquid form that's applied to...Lowest Rated Hospitals Have Highest Rates of Child Birth ComplicationsDecember 10, 2014According to a new study, of the approximately 4 million women who deliver a baby every year in the US, approximately 13% suffer at least one major complication. You can read that study here. From failure to monitor maternal health and fetal progress to a failure to accurately identify the...Indiana Campuses Facing Sexual Assaults Look to Lawmakers for HelpDecember 10, 2014Colleges looking for ways to reduce sexual assault on campus may turn to lawmakers for help defining the word “consent.” The Fight Against California’s Proposition 46 Isn’t CheapDecember 2, 2014In the months leading up to November, millions of dollars will be spent to persuade voters to do one thing that California courts and legislators have refused to do – inflate the cap on damages in medical malpractice lawsuits.This is going on the California November ballot as Proposition 46. Proposition...Keep Damages from Patient’s Compensation FundNovember 12, 2014William Troy Clark was divorced from his wife, Kimi Clark, with whom he had two children. Shortly thereafter was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, and he began drinking alcohol excessively. He worked as an ironworker in Terre Haute. While his drinking problem escalated, Mr. Clark began having "legal troubles.” In...Avandia dangerous drug suit settlementDecember 13, 2012$90 million was awarded to people in 38 states for the dangerous drug suits involving the Avandia diabetes drug manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals. From 2001 to 2007, The Food and Drug Administration said that GlaxoSmithKline did not report safety data about Avandia’s cardiovascular issues. The drug was found to make...Ranbaxy’s generic Lipitor recall in US impacts 41 lotsDecember 13, 2012Ranbaxy, Inc. manufacturers a generic version of the cholesterol decreasing drug, Lipitor. In November, the company voluntarily recalled lots of Atorvastatin calcium in 10, 20, and 40 mg dosages with the expiration dates between July 2014 and August 2014 for possible ground glass contamination. To read the full article, click...