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Children’s Hospital in Omaha Under Fire for “Atrocious” Conduct

By Jason Bottlinger on January 11, 2019

“To improve the life of every child: At Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, this is our mission – and it’s the heart of everything we do.”

An unflattering spotlight has been cast on Children’s Hospital in Omaha after a lawsuit with serious allegations was filed on Friday, January 4th.
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Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Hernia Mesh Failure Causes Dangerous Side Effects

By Jason Bottlinger on December 26, 2018

Hernia mesh implants have been a popular way for surgeons to fix hernias for many years now. But hernia mesh repairs have been known to bring about a lot of unwanted side effects, some of them life-threatening. These complications are especially common with certain types of mesh. In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a class I recall (the most serious type) on counterfeit surgical mesh.
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Posted in: Product Liability

The Ever-Present Danger of Tractor-Trailers

By Jason Bottlinger on December 19, 2018

There are a few reasons why tractor-trailer wrecks can be much more dangerous than car wrecks. The obvious one is the size and weight of these vehicles. A tractor-trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. That’s 16 times the weight of your average passenger car! With that much mass, any wrong move by the trucker can be deadly.
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Posted in: Truck Accidents

Who Should File a DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit?

By Jason Bottlinger on December 10, 2018

Hip replacement surgery is painful and requires a lengthy recovery period. Anyone who’s been through such an operation is in no hurry to go through it again. Unfortunately, many patients who had DePuy Pinnacle hip joints used in their hip replacement procedure are facing revision surgery.
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Posted in: Product Liability

Has Xarelto Caused You Harm?

By Jason Bottlinger on November 26, 2018

Blood flow is essential for all organs in the human body. When blood flow is blocked or slowed, a person’s organs are, essentially, being starved.
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Posted in: Product Liability

How the United States Farms

By Jason Bottlinger on November 6, 2018

If you’ve ever wondered what impact agriculture has on the state of Nebraska (and the United States as a whole), look no farther than this infographic. Believe it or not, cattle outnumber Nebraskans by a ratio of nearly four to one. Imagine if cows could vote!
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Posted in: Agriculture Law

Need to File an Invokana Lawsuit? We Can Help

By Jason Bottlinger on October 30, 2018

Canagliflozin, which goes by the brand names Invokana and Sulisent, is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. Canagliflozin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2013, and has since been prescribed to thousands of Americans.
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Posted in: Product Liability

How Prescription Errors Can Strike Anywhere

By Jason Bottlinger on October 20, 2018

When we take medicine, we do so to improve our health, not endanger it. Unfortunately, many people are injured or killed when the prescription they have filled is incorrect. In fact, it is estimated that more than 2.3 million drug dispensing errors are made each year in the United States, resulting in about 100,000 deaths. Prescription errors occur in hospital pharmacies, independent pharmacies, and in chain pharmacies like CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart.
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Posted in: Medical Malpractice

What Can Go Wrong With a Metal Hip Implant?

By Jason Bottlinger on September 30, 2018

Hip replacement has been touted as the ultimate solution for people suffering from hip pain in the United States. Metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacements, in particular, have been promoted since the 1990s under the theory that they can stand more wear and tear, and allow a patient to regain a more active lifestyle.

However, metal-on-metal hip implants may cause recipients more harm than help.
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Posted in: Product Liability

A Short History of Hip Replacements

By Jason Bottlinger on September 20, 2018

There were 45,500 hip-replacement procedures performed in the United States in 2012, according to the American Joint Replacement Registry. That number rose to over 280,000 in 2017. With so many surgeries of this type being performed, one would think that hip replacements are a safe and successful operation for most people.
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Posted in: Product Liability

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