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Insurance Limits: Caps On Automobile Accident Lawsuits

One of the most important factors in determining the value of a car accident or personal injury case is the available insurance policies.  While the limits of those policies don’t legally limit the amount of money you [...]

Insurance Limits: Caps On Automobile Accident Lawsuits2013-08-19T07:19:16+00:00

The “Independent Medical Exam”

Many serious automobile accident lawsuits wind their way toward what is often called the independent medical exam (IME).  In reality, these should be called defense medical exams, because there is nothing independent about them. The exam is [...]

The “Independent Medical Exam”2014-08-13T19:42:23+00:00

Meningitis Outbreak Information

Between May 21 and September 26, people in Maryland and throughout the United States receiving epidural steroid injections were at risk of contracting potentially deadly fungal meningitis.  We all know the story—a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, which [...]

Meningitis Outbreak Information2014-08-13T13:59:46+00:00

Joint USA-Canadian recall of Toro Riding Mowers

Toro Rider Mowers Recall Toro Riding Mowers issued a voluntary recall of its Toro Z® Master Riding Mowers due to fire hazard. The hazard can be caused when the traction belt wears through the mower’s fuel tank, [...]

Joint USA-Canadian recall of Toro Riding Mowers2013-08-19T11:39:52+00:00

New Post-Finasteride Syndrome Foundation offers hope for Propecia victims

Merck & Co. may remain mum on the myriad of persistent side effects precipitated by its popular hair-loss drug Propecia, but victims worldwide should sleep easier tonight knowing that medical pros have banded together in the pharma giant's backyard [...]

New Post-Finasteride Syndrome Foundation offers hope for Propecia victims2013-08-19T12:07:18+00:00

Atlantic’s anti-finasteride fanatic slur sinks under a wave of factual reporting

As more news reports link the baldness drug Propecia to persistent male sexual dysfunction, some are questioning the validity of the connection. Writing for The Atlantic, Lindsay Abrams blames “anti-finasteride fanatics” for raising undue alarm among the millions of men [...]

Atlantic’s anti-finasteride fanatic slur sinks under a wave of factual reporting2013-08-19T12:07:30+00:00

Global news outlets run Propecia horror stories first reported in the Examiner

After months of the Examiner’s exclusive coverage of the severe and persistent side effects of the baldness drug Propecia, ABC News, Time magazine and the UK’s widely distributed The Sun newspaper and Mail OnLine of London have just run stories [...]

Global news outlets run Propecia horror stories first reported in the Examiner2012-07-13T07:22:24+00:00

Propecia victims furious Bosley knew of drug’s dangers but did not warn patients

When the Food and Drug Administration approved the hair-growth drug Propecia in 1997, a number of doctors and medical researchers voiced their strong concerns about the drug’s severe side effects. One outspoken critic was well-known hair-restoration expert L. Lee Bosley who [...]

Propecia victims furious Bosley knew of drug’s dangers but did not warn patients2012-06-13T14:49:18+00:00

Propecia victim launches hunger strike at Merck’s NJ headquarters

A 30-year-old Las Vegas man who says his life was ruined after taking the hair-loss drug Propecia has launched a hunger strike at the corporate headquarters of the drug’s maker -- pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. located [...]

Propecia victim launches hunger strike at Merck’s NJ headquarters2014-08-11T18:35:20+00:00

FDA widens Propecia safety probe be seeking men affected by penis-curving Peyronie’s disease

Just days after the Food and Drug Administration ordered Merck & Co. to revise the labeling on Propecia to reflect mounting evidence that its baldness drug can cause continued sexual dysfunction long after patients have stopped taking [...]

FDA widens Propecia safety probe be seeking men affected by penis-curving Peyronie’s disease2012-05-05T15:23:44+00:00

Tough medicine: Reporting Propecia’s side effects to the FDA

As Einstein discovered, every action has an equal and opposite reaction. But you don’t need to be a mathematical genius to know when things don’t add up -- sometimes it takes individual action to trigger a reaction [...]

Tough medicine: Reporting Propecia’s side effects to the FDA2014-08-13T14:23:11+00:00

FDA remains silent as debate intensifies over Propecia’s safety

The hair growth drug Propecia has come under increasing criticism from doctors and consumers because of devastating side effects that include persistent and permanent male sexual dysfunction, yet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration remains silent on [...]

FDA remains silent as debate intensifies over Propecia’s safety2014-08-12T18:24:29+00:00

Merck pulls Propecia hair growth website content as concern deepens on drug’s dangerous side effects

Amid growing revelations that its hair growth drug causes severe and potentially life-threatening side effects, Merck & Co. has pulled Propecia content from the company’s website. (www.propecia.com) Merck offered no explanation for the unusual move. “One reason [...]

Merck pulls Propecia hair growth website content as concern deepens on drug’s dangerous side effects2014-08-13T14:12:03+00:00

Urgency increases for FDA to provide guidance on Propecia’s safety

As controversey swirls over the safety of Propecia, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues its silence on the hair-growth drug’s safety. FDA’s inaction comes despite the drug's serious side effects being well-documented in this country and [...]

Urgency increases for FDA to provide guidance on Propecia’s safety2014-08-13T13:54:49+00:00

FDA widens Propecia safety probe

Numerous men who say they have been affected by the permanence of Propecia’s severe side effects have been contacted by the Food and Drug Administration this week as the agency expands its safety review of the Merck [...]

FDA widens Propecia safety probe2011-07-03T00:52:06+00:00