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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawsuits

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious and potentially fatal condition that can occur if carbon monoxide gas is inhaled. If another person or company is responsible for a gas leak and serious injuries are sustained, a carbon monoxide poisoning lawsuit may be pursued. Continued

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Rhabdomyolysis Lawsuit

A number of different prescription medications have been linked to an increased risk of the serious and potentially fatal muscle condition known as rhabdomyolysis. As a result of a particularly high risk associated with 80 mg doses of simvastatin that may be used in the cholesterol drugs Zocor, Vytorin and Simcor, users may be entitled to compensation through a rhabdomyolysis lawsuit. Continued

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E Coli Lawsuits

E Coli food poisoning, which is usually caused by E. Coli O157:H7, can result from negligence during the manufacturing or preparation of food products. Common sources of infection have included ground beef, unpasteurized milk, raw fruits and vegatables and under cooked meat. Continued

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Salmonella Lawsuits

Salmonalla food poisoning can be caused by negligence during the manufacturing or preparation of food products. The salmonella bacteria is one of the most common causes of food poisoning, and it could lead to severe and potentially fatal illness for some people. Continued

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Mentor ObTape Vaginal Sling Lawsuits

Women who have received a bladder sling to treat stress urinary incontinence may be at risk of severe and debilitating injury if the Mentor ObTape Vaginal Sling was used. The defective design of the device could lead to infections, erosion and other painful complications. Continued

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Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Lawsuit

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome, which is also known as TEN or Lyell’s Syndrome, is a potentially fatal skin reaction which could be caused by a number of different medications. Continued

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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Lawsuit

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, which is also known as SJS or toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), is a severe skin reaction which could be caused by a number of different medications. Continued

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Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Lawsuit

Gadolinium based contrast agents used during MRI and MRA tests could cause nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF), also known as nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy (NFD) for individuals with moderate to severe kidney problems. The devastating condition could have been avoided by hundreds of people throughout the United States if the manufacturers of these contrast agents had warned about the potential MRI problems. Continued

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Listeria Lawsuits

Listeriosis food poisoning can be caused by negligence in the manufacturing, packaging, preparation or handling of food products. Eating foods contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria could lead to severe and potentially fatal illness. Continued

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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Lawsuits

The rare and potentially fatal brain disease, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) has been linked to the use of several medications. Potential lawsuits are being investigated by PML lawyers for individuals who have been diagnosed with the neurological disease which may have been linked to a medication. Continued