Drug Injury

High Rates of Codeine Prescriptions for Children Reported, Even With Known Risks

Every medication released to the market in the United States must undergo rigorous testing for safety. Any risks discovered will result in warnings being placed on the labels and packaging of the medication. A new study has shown though, that despite these warnings and guidelines, doctors are still improperly dispensing medications that could cause patients …

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Study Shows Medication Errors Pose Serious Risk to Patients in Nursing Homes

January 9, 2014 Long-term care facilities that look after elderly citizens are responsible for protecting the health and safety of their patients. Too often though, errors and negligence occur, especially in distributing medications. These types of medication errors can leave patients seriously injured. The North Carolina Drug Injury Lawyers with HensonFuerst explain one study conducted …

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Cause for Caution with Dietary Supplements

“Badges? We don’t need no stinkin’ badges!” I can’t help but think of that famous line from the Mel Brooks movie Blazing Saddles when I read about the attitude of the dietary supplement industry. Although they might paraphrase it as “Regulation? We don’t want no stinkin’ regulation!” According to a recent article in The New …

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North Carolina Attorneys Discuss Top Three Causes of Drug Injury

December 26, 2013 The vast variety and quantity of drugs available to Americans today help save numerous lives each year; however, taking certain types of medications can present serious risks to users. The North Carolina Drug Injury Attorneys with HensonFuerst explain there are typically three specific types of defects or problems that can cause a …

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US Army Orders Soldiers To Stop Taking Anti-Malaria Drug Due To Brain Damage Risks

September 19, 2013 While medications can be effective in treating the ailments we suffer, certain drugs may put the user at risk of serious adverse health events. The North Carolina Drug Injury Lawyers with HensonFuerst explain that one such case involves soldiers developing health problems after taking the anti-malaria medication mefloquine. A story released by …

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