Dangerous Drugs

So, What Happens if You Are Injured by COVID-19 Vaccine?

Americans who suffer adverse reactions to coronavirus vaccines that the U.S. is rushing to develop will have a hard time getting compensation, according to a Bloomberg News report. Those injured by using the vaccine will be routed to a rarely used federal program that exempts the manufacturers of the vaccine from liability in lawsuits brought… read more

The Hidden Danger of Tafenoquine

Our office has been investigating the dangers of Mefloquine, which was a drug given to service members as a prophylactic against Malaria. The manufacturer sold this drug to the Department of Defense knowing that it could cause permanent psychological damage, including psychosis, night terrors, and neuropathy. Many of our service members are unknowingly affected by… read more

Zantac/Ranitidine

In September of 2019, the manufacturers of Ranitidine, the active ingredient in Zantac (an antacid), pulled their product from the shelves. Not only was the drug not available for prescription, but the over the counter version is no longer available as well. Studies found that Ranitidine, when exposed to light or heat, produced a known… read more

Opioid Update

As you know, I have been involved heavily with this litigation. I am a Co-Chair of the Opioids Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. AAJ is the largest plaintiff lawyers’ advocacy and education group in the US. I filed the Town of Amherst’s case against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid cases. Originally,… read more

Time Is Running Out on Individual Opioid Claims

Recently, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York extended the deadline for the filing of individual claims against Purdue Pharmaceutical for injuries or wrongful death due to the use of opioids. Originally, the deadline to file claims was June 20, 2020. However, the court has recently extended that deadline to… read more