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May 2012 – A study published in the Annals of Oncology revealed that, of the 20 female participants who received Taxotere, 19 developed permanent hair loss. One participant who was being treated for recurrent breast cancer had previously undergone chemotherapy with a different drug and had complete hair regrowth, but after using Taxotere, she suffered from permanent hair loss.

Reference: “Taxotere Lawsuit – Permanent Hair Loss and Illegal Marketing.” Drugwatch.com, 20 Apr. 2020, www.drugwatch.com/taxotere/lawsuits/

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Gayle Gerling Pettinga

Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

Gayle has received numerous awards and honors including Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, and YWCA Evansville 100 Years, 100 Women Honoree, 2011.

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