The Talaska Law Firm is now investigating cases where children were born with birth defects due to the drug Zofran (odansetron). Zofran is prescribed by doctors to women during pregnancy as a treatment for nausea and vomiting. Recently, medical studies have found that the use of Zofran during pregnancy can cause children to be born […]
In 2000, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the da Vinci Surgical System to provide surgeons greater range of motion while performing urologic, laparascopic, and gynecologic surgeries. Currently, the da Vinci robot is used in over 2,000 hospitals nationwide. Since its original approval, use of the da Vinci robot has expanded to include […]
Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) is an anticoagulant first approved by the FDA in July 2011. Since then, Xarelto has been linked to serious, potentially fatal side effects. Xarelto is a blood thinner manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, and is co-marketed by Bayer Healthcare AG. Xarelto is prescribed to patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation, deep vein […]
The Talaska Law Firm is pleased to announce that the firm’s founder, Robert Talaska, has once again been selected as a Texas SuperLawyer. Congratulations, Bob! Click the thumbnail below to see the entire article.
Risperdal, also known as risperidone, has now been linked to serious risks and side effects, leading the FDA to issues multiple warnings concerning the drug. Risperdal is an anti-psychotic medication that has been approved to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism. Doctors, however, began to prescribe Risperdal for off-label, or unapproved, uses. The use of […]
Around 60% of newborns are born with some degree of jaundice. Jaundice, or a yellowing of the baby’s skin, occurs when the newborn baby’s liver cannot remove bilirubin from its body quickly enough. Prior to birth, the placenta is responsible for removing bilirubin from your baby’s body; therefore, after birth, the baby’s liver becomes solely […]