A comprehensive list of legal practice areas for KBA Attorneys.
Taking Allopurinol can lead to severe side effects including Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Anoxic and hypoxic injuries are two forms of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). A traumatic brain injury occurs when an individual sustains a severe injury that adversely affects his or her brain function.
The consequences of a birth injury can be catastrophic to parents and children. Not only can it lead to permanent impairment but it can also cause neonatal death. Find out what a birth injury attorney can do for you.
Health care professionals have a duty to exercise reasonable care to prevent injury to the mother and child during birth. When they fail to exercise that duty or act in a negligent manner, it's called birth injury malpractice.
A catastrophic spinal injury from a fall, failed medical procedure, or trucking or other motor vehicle collision can change your family’s life in an instant.
Up to 20 in 1000 births involve some level of brain injury caused by asphyxiation. Prevention and treatment options have been limited. That is until a new therapy called brain cooling was found to reduce the risks of brain damage.
A jolt to the head could cause a traumatic brain injury that affects a person’s life forever. Those who suffered a TBI from another's negligence may have options. Learn about the traumatic brain injury definition and symptoms.
Burn injuries are among the most serious and painful injuries anyone can suffer. A burn can leave a person with debilitating pain for years. Find out how a burn injury lawyer can help get compensation for injuries.
Companies can also be damaged by the outcome and actions of others and need representation too.
Find out more about possible Byetta side effects, how the type 2 diabetes drug works, its link to pancreatic cancer, and the status of nearly a thousand Byetta lawsuits pending in federal court.
Catastrophic injuries can permanently change lives, whether it’s through disabilities that require 24-hour care at a facility or an amputation. Find out how you to get justice with a catastrophic injury lawyer.
Finding out your child suffers from a lifelong disorder like cerebral palsy is unfathomable. While the last thing a parent wants to think about is a cerebral palsy lawsuit, contacting representation early is important.
Despite being common injuries, concussions have a profound effect on the brain and can even result in death if not detected. Learn more about concussion symptoms and post-concussion syndrome.
When a part of the body is crushed, the pain can be debilitating and even lead to life-threatening conditions. Learn more about the crush injury definition, treatment options, and how a crush injury lawsuit might help.
The increase in prescription drug abuse around the country has led to unintended side effects and consequences. Patients are now fighting back against drug makers by filing class-action lawsuits and agreeing to settlements.
A medical device is everything from crutches to an artificial hip. From FDA, “Medical devices range from simple tongue depressors and bedpans to complex programmable pacemakers with micro-chip technology and laser surgical devices.”
Reports of loosening in the DePuy Attune Knee Replacement System have been mounting. Now, patients are beginning to file DePuy Knee Replacement lawsuits over claims that the device is defectively designed and prone to failure.
Learn more about the DePuy Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System and how a DePuy elbow implant lawsuit can help hold the company accountable.
Babies with Erb’s palsy experience partial or full paralysis of the arm due to nerve damage. If your baby developed brachial plexus palsy from the actions of a doctor during childbirth, you may be able to sue for negligence.
Bayer’s Essure birth control leads to harmful side effects in women despite claims that the device is safe and nearly 99 percent effective. File a claim today and see if you qualify for an Essure lawsuit.
Fetal acidosis is a dangerous condition defined by high acidity in the blood of a baby. When a medical professional fails to reasonably act to prevent respiratory fetal acidosis or metabolic acidosis at birth, they could be sued.
Food poisoning occurs when you eat or drink food or water that is contaminated with certain viruses or bacteria. In some cases, you can become sick by contacting an infected person or animal.
Babies delivered with forceps are at increased risk for birth injuries like nerve damage and facial nerve palsy. Severe injuries may be the result of negligence, and filing a lawsuit may help families pay for past and future medical bills.
A form of necrotizing fasciitis, Fournier’s gangrene kills soft tissues quickly, including muscle and nerves. It is caused when a skin wound allows bacteria, fungi or a virus to seep inside. It can be caused by SGLT2 inhibitors used to treat diabetes.
Patients who took contrast agents before MRIs claim that gadolinium side effects include a condition known as nephrogenic systemic fibrosis.
The Gore-Tex hernia mesh has been linked to reports of infection, bowel obstruction, hernia recurrence, and worse. Although there have been no Gore-Tex hernia mesh recalls, patients are starting to file lawsuits against Gore.
The rise of hip revision surgery has also increased the number of hip replacement surgery lawsuits against makers. Here is what you need to be aware.
Not only is human trafficking in the United States morally unacceptable and unethical but it also violates several state and federal laws. Find out more about human trafficking statistics and its legal definition.
Invokana was meant to be a breakthrough treatment option for type 2 diabetes. However, hundreds of people started filing Invokana lawsuits after severe side effects like amputations and ketoacidosis caused injury and even death.
Despite being marketed as life-saving medical devices for blood clots, IVC filters may have potentially deadly complications and side effects.
Janumet is one of the most popular type 2 diabetes drugs in the world, but its active ingredients sitagliptin & metformin may cause unexpected side effects. Learn more about the drug and why people are filing metformin lawsuits.
Learn all about type 2 diabetes drug Januvia, how its active ingredient sitagliptin works, Januvia side effects, and the status of Januvia lawsuits against Merck & Co.
Kernicterus is a rare type of brain damage that can occur in some newborn babies who experience severe jaundice. Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin, eyes or other tissue. Kernicterus can result from elevated levels of bilirubin, which travels from the baby’s blood into its brain tissue.
Use of Lamictal for treatment of epilepsy or bipolar disorder symptoms puts patients at risk for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, life-threatening rashes according to FDA warnings.
In an incident-free birth, a newborn baby’s meconium (excretory matter) remains safely stored in the large and small intestines until after the baby is delivered. However, if the baby is in distress during labor and delivery, the baby may pass his stool into the amniotic fluid sac and ingest it.
Patients who experience negligent or inadequate medical care have the right to make a personal injury claim in court. Learn more about the definition of malpractice.
Over 200,000 people have been implanted with Medtronic SynchroMed II pumps to treat chronic pain and muscle spasticity. After dozens of recalls and a handful of deaths, patients are starting to file SynchroMed II lawsuits.
Women are reporting serious Mirena side effects, such as infection, perforation, false brain tumors, and more.
Neck and back injuries in the workplace may involve a sudden onset of pain while performing your duties on the job, or maybe a gradual build-up of pain and tension over a more extended period.
Inadequate or negligent security measures are often to blame for dangerous conditions and personal injury.
Traumatic brain injury is often the cause of severe neurological injury, which can have life-altering side effects for patients and their families. Neurological injury symptoms range from mild to severe but should always be assessed by a health care provider to prevent further complications.
Drugmaker Avanir Pharmaceuticals under investigation for aggressively marketing Nuedexta, used to treat patients with pseudobulbar affect (PBA), on elderly nursing home patients. Nuedexta side effects could be putting them at risk for harm.
Learn more about antipsychotic drug Nuplazid, how it's used to treat hallucinations or delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease, and why Nuplazid side effects may be causing the deaths of hundreds of patients.
Elder abuse is becoming an increasingly rampant criminal problem that affects millions of Americans. Find out more about the various definitions of elder abuse, including neglect.
Orthopedic injuries are widespread and can cause severe pain and affect a person’s daily life and activities. Personal injury lawsuits are sometimes filed when an orthopedic injury is caused by faulty medical devices or negligence.
As more women get a ParaGard IUD, the number of reports of unexpected side effects have grown. Learn more about how ParaGard is different than Mirena, its side effects, and why lawyers are investigating ParaGard lawsuits.
A civil personal injury attorney can help victims navigate the law, deal with insurance companies, and receive higher payouts. Find out more about physical injury law and what makes the subject so complicated.
Most police officers are honest, ethical, and hardworking. Police officers have an incredibly difficult job and often find themselves in dangerous, life-threatening situations. Police misconduct claims are incredibly challenging and require experienced counsel.
Product liability is a personal injury law dealing with injuries sustained from defective products. Learn more about personal injury advice and how personal injury lawyers help get the maximum compensation possible.
Babies born prematurely are at an increased risk for birth defects, including the eye disorder retinopathy of prematurity. Some premature babies develop severe stages of ROP, and can even lose their eyesight because of it.
Learn more about the side effects associated with antipsychotic drug Risperdal, why its makers had to pay a $2.2 billion settlement to the government, and the status of thousands of Risperdal lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson.
Roundup is one of the most heavily-used agricultural chemicals in the world. Now thousands of people are filing Roundup lawsuits against Monsanto because of a possible link between the weed killer and cancer.
Although sexual harassment in the workplace is rampant in the United States, it is also a form of sex discrimination that violates the Civil Rights Act. Learn more about sexual harassment statistics and its legal definition.
Because spinal cord injuries are permanent, the financial burden can be catastrophic. But, if an injury was caused by negligence, a victim may be able to file a lawsuit with the help of a spinal cord injury lawyer.
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a rare and serious adverse skin and mucous membrane reaction, which often include blisters, rash and skin pain. It is often caused by a reaction to a medication, including over the counter pain medication like Tylenol, Advil and Aleve.
Links between baby powder products and ovarian cancer have resulted in countless women filing lawsuits over claims of negligence and failure to warn.
A growing number of patients are suffering from permanent hair loss as a result of unexpected Taxotere side effects. Now thousands are filing Taxotere lawsuits, which may result in jury verdicts and settlements.
In 2016, there were almost 4,000 deaths involving large trucks, nationwide. Most of those involved passenger vehicles.
Truvada is linked to several dangerous adverse effects including lactic acidosis, a life-threatening complication, as well as liver, kidney, and bone problems.
Employees who have been denied overtime pay don’t have to suffer in silence. Find out how an unpaid overtime lawsuit can help reclaim unpaid overtime wages.
For many people, going unpaid is not an option. Learn more about making an unpaid wages claim and how to file an unpaid wages lawsuit with the help of a lawyer.
FDA Warns: Vaginal “Rejuvenation” Devices, Lasers Possibly Unsafe. Our attorneys are investigating claims of adverse events resulting from the use of vaginal lasers for “rejuvenation” procedures, resulting in unintended side effects such as burning, scarring, or pain during sex.
FDA recently updated health care professionals and patients after a discovery that several additional companies that repackage drug products are also recalling valsartan-containing products.
Vyaire Medical’s AirLife Resuscitation Devices recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration because of errors in manufacturing that may cause injury or death to the patient. Act now to see if you qualify for a claim.
Although wage discrimination is difficult to prove, many people who have been paid less than counterparts have taken employers to court and won. Find out more about wage discrimination statistics and past cases.
Xarelto was introduced as a newer and safer way to reduce the risk of blood clots. However, thousands of people experienced Xarelto side effects like uncontrollable bleeding.
Zinbryta, a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis, was withdrawn from the market after reports of serious side effects in patients. Those in the Zinbryta REMS Program who suffered adverse effects may be eligible to file a lawsuit.
Almost 1 in 3 adults in the US will get shingles in their lifetime. The painful rash can have potentially serious side effects, and the Zostavax shingles vaccine is only about 51 percent effective against the virus. Now, Zostavax lawsuits are being filed.