Traumatic Brain Injury Mistaken for PTSD for war veterans

KATE WENNER of the New York Times reports… FIVE years ago I saw a television report about Iraq war veterans in California who were being treated for a new kind of brain injury. I was stunned to watch a female soldier who could no longer recognize her daughter. So I tracked down the therapist treating […]

Is My Sex Life Over?….For transvaginal Mesh Victim

Females that suffered from pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) may have consented to the implant of a transvaginal mesh to treat their symptoms. Unfortunately, more and more instances of transvaginal mesh complications and serious vaginal mesh side effects are being reported. The major manufacturers of transvaginal mesh devices include Bard and […]

Zoloft linked to Birth Defects

Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depression in adult outpatients as well as obsessive-compulsive, panic, and social anxiety disorders in both adults and children. In 2007, it was the most prescribed […]

Best of LI: voted BEST LAWYER

This is the fifth year in a row Woodbury-based attorney Daniel Buttafuoco has taken the top spot for Best Lawyer on Long Island. Along with this award…

Abbott Laboratories Faces Whistleblower Lawsuit Concerning Depakote

Off-label use is the practice of prescribing pharmaceuticals for an unapproved indication or in an unapproved age group, unapproved dose or unapproved form of administration. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) reviews a company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for data from clinical trials to see […]