As advancements in medicine and technology continue to improve, the remedies and treatments for diseases, illnesses, and personal injury evolve and advance as well. While our ability to treat a wide range of ailments is a marvel of the modern world, these treatments are not without their flaws.
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In 2013, Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals division released Invokana (canagliflozin) as a prescription drug to treat those suffering from type 2 diabetes. It was approved by the FDA upon its release and became a popular medication to help lower blood sugar levels and improve one’s glycemic levels.
Each year, Americans go under the knife to correct hernias sustained when organs or fatty tissue break through weak points in the body’s muscular wall or surrounding tissue. A hernia can occur quickly from a sudden overexertion or slowly over time if there is repeated exertion and weak muscles or tissue in a specific area.
There are many types of injuries that can occur in an accident but burn injuries can often be the most painful and life-altering. If your burn injury was the result of another person’s negligence causing an accident, you may have legal recourse to pursue a personal injury claim. Our attorneys at Portner & Shure, P.A. have the experience and knowledge you need to help you receive the compensation you deserve and hold the responsible party liable.
As a consumer, you place your trust in a company that the goods and services they provide are safe and fulfill their intended purpose. After all, when you spend your hard-earned money on something that you need or want, you expect that what you get in return is worth the investment.
There are many types of personal injury. While any injury you sustain can negatively affect your life in many ways, there are some injuries that can be more severe than others. Burn injuries are often some of the most painful and traumatic injuries one can experience.
If you’ve been injured due to another person’s negligence you need someone on your side that will help you hold them responsible and to get the compensation you deserve. At Portner & Shure, P.A. Attorneys at Law, our personal injury lawyers have extensive experience helping individuals who’ve been hurt from a variety of different causes.
When people think of personal injury cases what comes to mind is usually car accidents and slip and fall accidents. However, there are many types of personal injury cases for which you can pursue compensation for damages including those injured by defective products.
We see this issue crop up all the time in accident cases--our client suffered significant injuries and their medical bills exceed $100,000, yet the defendant driver's insurance policy has a $50,000 limit. If you are trying to handle your accident case on your own, you may think that you are out of luck and have no way to recover any more money in compensation for your injuries. However, if you hired a lawyer to handle your claim, your lawyer would inform you that you are NOT out of luck.