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Yaz Lawsuits, Settlements and Consumer Information

Brief history of Drospirenone The FDA approved Yasmin, then produced by Berlex, in May, 2001. Bayer Healthcare acquired Berlex in 2006, and shortly thereafter introduced its own update to Yasmin:  Yaz. The FDA approved this slightly reformulated version of Yasmin in March, 2006. Following several prominent national marketing campaigns which the FDA rejected in 2008… Read more »

Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits, Settlements and Information for Consumers

Stryker Voluntary Recall On July 6, 2012, Stryker voluntarily recalled its popular Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems, according to its own press release, which was distributed by the FDA. The recall was unusual for several reasons: for one, unlike Stryker’s infamously defective Trident line of hip replacements (also the subject of ongoing mass tort… Read more »

Xarelto – Uses of Blood Thinner, Side Effects and Lawsuits

Xarelto Lawsuit Attorneys Xarelto (rivaroxoaban) is an anticoagulant: a product used to reduce the risk of stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) and other blood clot injuries. The product was introduced in 2011 and has been prescribed to individuals after undergoing knee and hip replacement surgeries, individuals with atrial fibrillation and to prevent… Read more »

Mesothelioma Lawsuits in Ohio

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused by inhalation or ingestion of asbestos fibers. Asbestos was commonly used in a number of industrial capacities for decades, exposing many thousands of workers to the deadly substance. Today, lawsuits against the manufacturers of asbestos products for failing to protect workers from the dangers of asbestos are ongoing. This… Read more »

5 Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs

You’ve probably seen ads for dangerous drugs on TV and updates about them in the news. These days, it seems like they’re everywhere. How can you know what to avoid? Which drugs are really dangerous? It can be tough to sift through all the conflicting information. Obviously certain drugs are dangerous if you take too… Read more »

Do You Have Low T?

There’s been a lot of hype in the news lately about “low T.” Do you have it? How can you know? It turns out that the answer isn’t as simple as measuring your testosterone levels. Hypogonadism Abnormally low testosterone levels in men are typically caused by a condition called “hypogonadism.” Patients with hypogonadism can’t produce… Read more »

How Much is Your Car Accident Lawsuit Worth?

While we’re always hoping for the best, it’s very likely that every driver will be involved in an accident at some point in their lives. The sheer number of drivers on the road makes it a statistical likelihood. In Ohio alone, the state police have investigated over 20,838 car accidents in the first four months… Read more »

Legislation for Consumers: Ohio’s Sales Tax Free Weekend to Aid Back-to-School Shopping

Senate Bill 243 enacted a one-time sales tax free weekend to assist Ohio families with their back-to-school shopping. The three-day tax holiday is intended to boost the State economy while giving Ohio taxpayers a break during a traditionally high consumer spending month. During the tax holiday, clothing priced under $75, school supplies under $20, and… Read more »

2015 DGM&S Law Scholarship Winners Announced

We are proud to announce the winners of this year’s DGM&S Law Scholarships! We’d like to congratulate Amy McKelvey for winning the $5,000 award. Ms. McKelvey currently attends the University Of California Hastings College Of Law in San Francisco. When she’s not in class or studying hard, she works with foster youth as a Court… Read more »

New Rules For Personal Injury Claims

On October 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) for diagnostic coding. ICD-10 is a medical coding system. Medical coding systems assign a standardized numerical code to thousands of patient complaints, symptoms, and diagnoses. For example, the ICD-9 code for a… Read more »

2016 Tiger Safety Calendar Winners Announced

Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz is proud to announce the 12 winners of our 2016 Tiger Safety Calendar Contest! 2016 Tiger Safety Calendar Winners Springcreek Elementary Brad G. 3rd grade Kramer Elementary Rory W.P. 2nd grade St. Luke School Addison C. 2nd grade Dayton Boys Prep Academy Shane H. 1st grade St. Luke School Elizabeth… Read more »

Our Favorite 2016 Tiger Safety Calendar Finalists

We had so many incredible entries for this year’s contest that we had a hard time choosing among them. The winners and Honorable Mentions are in this year’s calendar, but we wanted to share a few more of our favorite finalists with you!

Meet Our 2017-18 Tiger Safety Calendar Winners

2017-2018 Tiger Safety Calendar

We here at Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz have been running the Tiger Safety Calendar Contest for seven years, and it never gets any easier picking winners from the thousands of excellent entries we get! We are, however, pleased to announce those winners for the 2017-18 contest. The following Miami Valley students — and their… Read more »

How Much is My Indiana Personal Injury Claim Worth?

Indiana Personal Injury Claim Lawsuit Worth

Unexpected and preventable accidents injure thousands of people throughout the state of Indiana each year. These incidents can take a variety of forms, including car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, farm accidents, medical malpractice, accidents involving defective products, dangerous drugs, and others. Regardless of the way in which an injury-causing accident occurs, when victims… Read more »

Hospital Negligence Case Law in Indiana: What You Need to Know

Hospital Negligence Indiana

If you have been injured as a result of a health care provider or hospital’s negligence, you may be entitled to monetary compensation under Indiana law. Hospital negligence in the State of Indiana is governed primarily by the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act. Over the years, various Indiana courts have decided cases interpreting the provisions of… Read more »

Nursing Home Abuse: What are Indiana’s Statistics?

Indiana Nursing Home Abuse Negligence Medical Malpractice

Nursing home abuse and negligence is on the rise throughout the United States — and in the State of Indiana, in particular. Some of the reasons for the recent increase in Indiana nursing home negligence cases is the aging population, the increased number of nursing home residents, and fewer and less-qualified people being hired as… Read more »

Adult Protective Services: How to Get Help in Indiana

Indiana Adult Protective Services Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home negligence and abuse occurs every day in the State of Indiana. In many cases, nursing home abuse victims and their families have no idea where to turn after the abuse occurs. If you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse in the State of Indiana, Indiana’s Adult Protective Services… Read more »

Indiana Wrongful Death Claims: What You Need to Know

Indiana Wrongful Death Claims

Each state in the U.S. has its own specific laws regarding the civil legal action referred to as “wrongful death.” The following will provide information regarding the wrongful death laws in Indiana and the rights of surviving family members after a wrongful death occurs. For additional information pertaining to your specific circumstances, you should discuss… Read more »

Indiana Product Liability Statute of Limitations

Indiana Defective Products Product Liability Statute of Limitations

Product liability is the area of law that allows people who are injured by defectively designed, manufactured, or marketed products to recover compensation for their injuries. Like other legal claims, product liability actions are subject to a statute of limitations, which sets the amount of time that an injured party has to file a claim…. Read more »

Arthritis Drug Linked to Heart Failure Doesn’t Warn Patients of Risk

Actemra Arthritis Drug Lawsuits Ohio

In early 2010, the FDA approved the new prescription drug Actemra (tocilizumab) for treatment of severe cases of rheumatoid arthritis. Since then, it has expanded its approval to treatment of moderate RA, giant cell arteritis (GCA), polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA), and systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA). At the time Actemra was initially approved by… Read more »

Take Control of Your Healthcare: 21 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Questions to Ask Your Doctor Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Defective Drugs Ohio Attorney

Whether your doctor is in Dayton or anywhere in the Tri-State area, you go to them for their professional medical advice. You go because they studied medicine for years and have experience with cases similar to yours. That does not change the fact that to live your healthiest life, you must take an active role… Read more »