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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Indiana?

Losing a loved one is never an easy experience to go through, especially when the death is sudden and preventable. Wrongful death happens when a person is killed because of another person or entity’s negligence or misconduct. If your loved one was killed under these circumstances, you may be eligible to bring an Indiana wrongful death lawsuit.  Why File...

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Serious CPAP Machine Side Effects and Risks: What You Should Know

Due to the risk of severe and potentially life-threatening CPAP machine side effects, the FDA recently announced the voluntary recall of some CPAP, BiPAP, and ventilator devices manufactured by Phillips Respironics. A design and manufacturing flaw causes these devices to expose users to potentially lethal particles and gasses. As a result, users could develop cancer, organ failure, and other...

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Johnson & Johnson Sued Over Retina Damaging Drug

Multiple lawsuits are outstanding against Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals and Janssen Pharmaceuticals after patients taking Elmiron developed permanent retinal injuries. Elmiron, which is used to treat interstitial cystitis,  is also known as pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS). Individuals currently taking Elmiron should obtain an eye examination. The pharmaceutical companies have yet to release a statement on the apparent connection between...

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Step by Step: What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

When you move a loved one to a nursing home, you expect the nursing home will treat them with the respect and professionalism they deserve. However, nursing home abuse and neglect are problems plaguing facilities across the country. Do you know what to do if you suspect abuse in a nursing home? Taking the proper steps can help keep...

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New Class Action Zantac Lawsuit Includes Claims from More Than 200 Zantac Users

September 16, 2020 — More than 200 people joined to file a Zantac class-action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The plaintiffs brought the action on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated residents of the U.S. or its territories who purchased and/or used Zantac for personal use. According to the complaint, Zantac...

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Researchers Find NDMA in Zantac Can Develop During Storage

January 9, 2020- Emery Pharma says that recent tests indicate that levels of NDMA – a known carcinogen – in Zantac can increase during storage, especially if the drug is exposed to high heat and even while it remains in the package. The researchers found that stored Zantac medication exposed to high heat can produce unacceptably high levels of NDMA...

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DENIED: Overcoming the Challenges of SSDI

Did you know that most people find getting Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to be quite the challenge? Well, it’s no secret to our legal team, because we handle SSDI cases everyday. Unfortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies almost everyone the first time they apply. So, don’t feel too disheartened if the SSA sends back your first claim...

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Stress due to a spinal cord injury is our problem

Have you recently experienced a spinal cord injury? If so, the attorneys at Gerling Law offer our deepest apologies. Unfortunately, we know how difficult and painful this time can be for you and your family. However, we also understand that you could benefit from speaking with a spinal cord injuries lawyer, depending on the injury. According to the National...

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Are You Applying for Social Security Disability?

Are you contemplating applying for social security disability? There is a myriad of conditions that could potentially qualify you for disability, including the following: back conditions, speech issues, vision or hearing loss, asthma, and more. At Gerling Law, we are here to help assist you with the process. After all, you have been through a lot, and this entire...

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8 vehicles involved, 7 people injured in Indianapolis crash

While the following story is a couple of months old, the circumstances of the car accident in question still make for an important post. The wreck in question occurred back in June in Indianapolis, with at least seven vehicles being involved. Around 10:45 p.m. the seven vehicles converged on west 73rd Street near Spring Mill road. Eight people suffered...

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