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Table Saw Lawsuits Allege Injuries Caused by Lack of Adequate Safety Equipment

Despite the existence of technology that could prevent countless injuries caused by table saws, thousands of Americans suffer finger amputations, lacerations, or hospitalizations each years due to accidents caused by table...more

Texas Supreme Court Adopts “Learned Intermediary Doctrine” and Holds Facts of Case Did Not Justify Creating Exception Based on...

The Texas Supreme Court has held that the learned intermediary doctrine generally applies within the context of a physician-patient relationship and allows a prescription drug manufacturer to fulfill its duty to warn end...more

Am I Eligible to File a Yasmin or Yaz Lawsuit?

Women who used the birth control pills Yaz or Yasmin and suffered blood clots or other side effects may be eligible to file a lawsuit and receive compensation for their injuries. More than 10,000 Yasmin and Yaz lawsuits have...more

List of Transvaginal Surgical Mesh Products and Manufacturers

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in July 2011 that patients who received a transvaginal mesh device may face a greater risk of complications than those who received other forms of treatment. Transvaginal...more

Damage Caps Law Fails to Curb Texas Health Care Costs, Rate of Uninsured

In 2003, the state of Texas passed a radical bill that placed strict limits on medical malpractice damages for pain and suffering. Under the guise of “tort reform,” this law has not only placed sweeping restrictions on the...more

Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about birth defects lawsuits filed concerning the antidepressant Zoloft....more

New York Cerebral Palsy Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Sees Hope in a Protein that Prevents Cerebral Palsy-like Brain Damage in...

New York cerebral palsy lawyer David Perecman comments on new research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Scientists at the school recently have shown that a protective protein may help prevent...more

Hissey Kientz Announced Launch Of Online Legal Documents Database

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is pleased to announce the addition to its website of a new legal documents database containing medical studies, case law and other legal documents about many of the firm’s practice areas,...more

How to Choose a Lawyer

Advice and suggestions on how to select the right lawyer to handle your case...more

Hissey Kientz, LLP Warns Birth Control Pill Users Of Increased Health Risks To Those Who Have Or Are Taking YAZ or YASMIN

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is warning all women using the birth control pills Yaz or Yasmin that they may face an increased risk of blood clots, heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis and other...more

Hormone Therapy Victims Win Important Appeal

On November 2, 2009, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Scroggin v. Wyeth (Case No. 08-2555). The decision gives the green light for federal trials on Wyeth’s and...more

United States Navy And Merchant Marine Veterans May Face Risk Of Mesothelioma Or Other Asbestos Diseases

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP wishes to alert veterans of the United States Navy or Merchant Marine that they may be at risk of developing mesothelioma or other diseases as a result of asbestos exposure suffered during...more

Direct Contact With Prospective Clients, Nevada, Las Vegas, Lawyers Reserch & Finding Aid

Las Vegas, Nevada, Injury Lawyer: Research, Finding Aid, Client Contact, Model rule: There is a potential for abuse inherent in direct in-person, live telephone or real-time electronic contact by a lawyer with a prospective...more

Hissey Kientz LLP Urges Patients To Heed FDA Warning About Phospho-soda Products

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is warning consumers to immediately stop using Fleet Phospho-soda products for any purpose, including bowel cleansing prior to a colonoscopy. In December 2008 the Food and Drug...more

Minnesota Supreme Court Confirms that Minnesota’s Statutes of Limitations Govern Out-of-State Claims

On September 2, 2009, the Minnesota Supreme Court held that Minnesota’s statute of limitations would govern all personal injury claims properly brought in Minnesota courts. In Fleeger v. Wyeth (A08-2124), the federal district...more

Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers (http://www.herbalfenphenlawyers.com/). Herbal Fen Phen products have been marketed to former patients as a “natural...more

Reglan Adverse Events More Than Doubled from 2006 to 2008

Recent data from the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System reveals that new cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported by users of Reglan (or its generic version, metoclopramide)...more

Analysis of FDA Adverse Events Data Reveals at Least 106 Serious Conditions Reported Among Reglan Users

An analysis of the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System has identified at least 106 cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported among users of Reglan or its generic version,...more

Analysis of FDA Adverse Events Data Reveals at Least 106 Serious Conditions Reported Among Reglan Users

An analysis of the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System has identified at least 106 cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported among users of Reglan or its generic version,...more

Supreme Court Ruling is a Victory for Consumers Injured by Dangerous Drugs, Says Hissey Kientz, LLP

A ruling this week by the U.S. Supreme Court will protect the rights of consumers who are injured by dangerous drugs, according to Hissey Kientz, LLP. The court rejected the argument that individuals should be barred from...more

Yaz and Yasmin Side Effects Website OffersInformation To Birth Control Users

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, Yasmin Yaz Side Effects Lawyers (http://www.yasminyazsideeffectslawyers.com/). The site will serve as a news and information resource concerning...more

Hissey Kientz, LLP Announces the Launch of Digitek Recall Help Web Site

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP has announced the launch of its new website, Digitek Recall Help (http://www.digitekrecallhelp.com). Digitek is a form of the heart medication digoxin, which is used to treat patients with...more

Hissey Kientz Concerned That Patients Have Not Been Provided With Crucial Information About Digitek Recall Despite the Dangers of...

Hissey Kientz, LLP is concerned that despite a recent recall notice for the heart drug Digitek, the drug’s manufacturer has failed to provide any additional information on how long the heart medication was being improperly...more

Las Vegas Lawyer: Finding Lawyer Information, Resarch Multi-Jurisdiction, Practice

Las Vegas Lawyer: Finding Lawyer Information, Resarch Multi-Jurisdiction, Practice...more

Thousands Still Not Warned of Hepatitis Exposure at Las Vegas Clinics

The Southern Nevada Health District recently sent over 40,000 letters to patients who were treated at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada. The Las Vegas clinic and its affiliate, the Desert Shadow Endoscopy Center, are...more

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