Thomas P. Giuffra, partner at the law firm of Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, won his 18th million dollar verdict last week in NYS
Results of a study of more than 6000 patients aged 65 years and older indicated that the use of cholinesterase inhibitors (donepezil), galantamine (marketed by
Two nursing home workers could face felony charges of elder abuse for images of a resident they captured on their cell phones and posted on
For the past few years, the FDA has warned that ibuprofen, naproxen, and other NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) type painkillers may cause an increase of risk for
The FDA has issued its most serious recall, Class 1, on MicroPort Orthopedics’ Profemur Long Cobalt Chrome 8 Degree Varus/Valgus Modular Neck devices. The Shanghai-based
The FDA issued a warning last week that Abbvie’s hepatitis C treatments Viekira Pak and Technivie can cause serious liver injury mostly in patients with
Heater-cooler devices are used during cardiothoracic surgeries, as well as other medical and surgical procedures to warm or cool a patient to improve health outcomes.
Researchers have reported recently that fluoroquinolone antibiotics may be associated with an increased risk for life-threatening aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection. A case-control analysis of
During election time, we are used to being bombarded with mudslinging allegations that our favorite presidential hopefuls are not as great as we had hoped.
Nearly all American women have required a prescription medication at some point in their lives. Whether it’s a pain reliever for an injury or an
Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things an individual will face in their lifetime. Having to say goodbye to them is
The American Cancer Society has issued new guidelines recommending less screening for breast cancer. The new guidelines suggest women should start getting mammograms at 45
When we consider placing a loved one in a nursing home or other long-term care facility, one of our last concerns are other residents. However,
Last week Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo & Plotkin LLP filed a lawsuit against Glenmark and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The case, Plaintiff v. Glenmark Generics Inc., USA et
Ever since the first approval of medical devices in 1976, the FDA has been struggling to keep up with the pace of technological advancement. Many
Five years ago, Plaintiff received a diagnosis of thymic cancer, something no one wants to hear. Plaintiff was only 41 at the time of diagnosis.
For many of us that read about hospital negligence cases, it is usually the patients that suffer a loss during or after treatment. In a