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400 Drivers or Passengers May Not Live to See Another Labor Day

August 29, 2014

For many, Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer and an opportunity for one last hurrah before exchanging sandals and swim gear for sensible shoes and briefcases. Unfortunately, a report released by the National Safety Council estimates that nearly 400 fatal car crashes will take place over the holiday weekend. In addition to fatal… Read More

Sokolove Law supports Learn, Listen, and Act for Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

August 26, 2014

Sokolove Law Honors “Learn, Listen, Act” for Gynecological Awareness Month The Foundation for Women’s Cancer has announced its annual support for September’s Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month. As part of this campaign, the organization is encouraging men and women to “Learn, Listen, Act” to educate everyone about cancer prevention, risks, symptoms, and diagnosis. Learn: Morcellation Surgical… Read More

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Releases Data on “Adverse Events” (Patient Harm) from Acthar

August 26, 2014

Maker of H.P. Acthar® Gel Reports Adverse Side Effects for the First Time Questcor Pharmaceuticals, maker of the immune-system drug H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotrophin) injection, disclosed in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) the scope of adverse events reportedly linked to the use of the drug. As a recent New… Read More

Sokolove Law Interviewed for The National Defense at National VFW Convention

August 14, 2014

During the 2014 VFW National Convention in St. Louis, MO, I had a second opportunity to speak with host Randy Miller on the VFW Talk Radio show, The National Defense. Sokolove Law was honored to be a returning sponsor of the convention – our presence there not only allows us to spread awareness and educate… Read More

The Balancing Act® Airing on Lifetime Television Interviews Sokolove Law

August 12, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to appear as a guest on The Balancing Act® airing on Lifetime Television®. I was there to be interviewed by the show’s host, Olga Villaverde, on the topic of mesothelioma and legal rights for victims and their families. With 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed each year, it is an… Read More

FDA Rejects Wider Use of Dangerous Blood-thinner Xarelto

August 11, 2014

Xarelto Lawsuits on the Rise Lawsuits alleging irreversible, serious, and fatal bleeding events are mounting against the makers of the blood-thinning drug Xarelto®, also known as rivaroxaban.  A German newspaper recently reported that Bayer AG is beginning to face its first U.S. lawsuits over the drug, with nearly 10 cases filed so far in 2014…. Read More

Ricky LeBlanc to Appear on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television

August 7, 2014

Sokolove Law to Appear on The Balancing Act® on Lifetime Television, Friday, August 8 at 7 a.m. ET/PT With 3,000 cases of mesothelioma diagnosed every year, it is important to me to educate as many people as possible about the dangers of asbestos exposure. As such, it is a privilege to appear on The Balancing… Read More

Railroad Workers Suffer High Risk of Mesothelioma

August 6, 2014

U.S. railroad workers built a system for safe, economical transport of people and goods from coast to coast. Unfortunately, their working conditions were not completely safe. Brakemen, switchmen, boilermen, machinists, and other railroad workers were at risk of regular asbestos exposure. According to a national study, railroad workers are among the groups of American workers… Read More

Multi-Million Dollar Settlements Help Victims & Families in Birth Injury Cases

August 4, 2014

Every expectant mother, and every proud father-to-be, dreams of having a healthy child. Families are often stunned to learn that their child is disabled as a result of a birth injury. Injuries at birth can often cause cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, and other serious conditions. The cost of ongoing medical care and therapy for the… Read More

State Sues Nursing Home for Neglect

August 4, 2014

31-Year-Old Patient Dies from Complications of Untreated Pressure Sore When the family of a paraplegic spina bifida patient took him home for a weekend visit from Oakwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, a nursing home in Arlington, TX, they were disturbed to find a “golf ball sized ulcer” in his groin area. Commonly known as bedsores, or… Read More