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Zantac/Ranitidine and the Dangers of NDMA Exposure

  For most of us, it’s become common to watch advertisements for various medications and chuckle to ourselves as the spokesperson speeds through the possible side effects like an auctioneer who’s late for a date. The print is too small to be legible, and we often grimace as we imagine the seemingly harmless medication causing … Read more

The Legal Guide to Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure

  There are few feelings in life that are scarier or more stressful than shortness of breath and sharp pain in one’s chest and abdomen. With the advent of COVID-19, millions of Americans have unfortunately experienced this pain over the past year.  However, these symptoms could also be the result of a different condition with … Read more

What are the Dangers of Hernia Mesh Surgery ?

As it turns out, there’s a reason why the wiser people in our lives told us to avoid straining or exerting ourselves very often. We often heard those sentiments– “Don’t blow a gasket!”– when lifting heavy weights, coughing repeatedly, or attempting to use the restroom. The reason why it’s not healthy is because it increases … Read more

Why are Mass Tort Cases Like Zantac Timely to Resolve?

On April 1st, 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled all Zantac and ranitidine products from the market due to substantial evidence linking the drug to hazardous levels of the carcinogenic chemical N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA. As a result, tens of thousands of former Zantac users have come forward to proceed with legal action … Read more

The Dangers of Paragard IUD Removal: Let Us Guide You

Contraceptives are an effective way to reduce the risk of unwanted pregnancy. Various birth control methods have become increasingly popular among women of reproductive age (approx. 15-44). 2020 statistics report that over half of U.S. women in this age group are currently using one or more contraceptive methods.  These methods vary greatly in terms of … Read more

The Dangers of Consuming Las Vegas-Based ‘Real Water’ Products

In the field of personal injury, we see a common pattern arise with regards to hazardous health products: a new, somewhat mysterious product becomes increasingly popular; consumers (sometimes even a single person) start to notice something strange about the product or the way they feel; finally, investigations reveal the full extent of the product’s dangers … Read more

What Led to the Recall of Zantac?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting public health by enacting measures that ensure the efficacy, safety, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices. The FDA also ensures the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. They conduct years of testing … Read more

Zantac and Its Manufacturers: What You Should Know

When Zantac and other ranitidine medications were discovered to contain harmful levels of the cancer-inducing chemical N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), they were subsequently recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 1st, 2020.  However, this recall is a little bit different from others for two reasons: 1) the drug has been in circulation for … Read more

The Risks of NDMA

N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, is a naturally-occurring chemical that can become carcinogenic if repeatedly ingested in large amounts. In recent years, the chemical has been discovered in various prescription medications, most notably in the antacid drug Zantac.  NDMA is actually all around us– the FDA has established a safe intake limit of 96 nanograms per day. … Read more

AED Liability in Las Vegas Personal Injury Cases

Over the years, there has been an increased emphasis to keep life-saving devices in high-traffic buildings. Fire extinguishers were the standard for decades, but as heart conditions have become increasingly more prevalent, more and more states have adopted laws to include defibrillators on-site as well.  Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are portable, compact devices that are … Read more