Daily Archives: August 6, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Products Liability by John McCarthy  
Video: Actos Diabetes Drug Increases Cancer Risk

  Actos, a popular diabetes drug, has been shown to more than double the risk of bladder cancer in patients taking the medication.         Mobile users click here to view the video.         Lawyers.com Supervising Producer John McCarthy interviews attorney Hunter Shkolnik, an expert on Actos litigation. He describes Actos as a “blockbuster” drug: It has netted its manufacturer tens of billions of dollars and is one of the 10 most-prescribed drugs in the …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Sikh Temple Shooter Had White Supremacist Ties

A federal official this morning identified the gunman who killed six people at a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin before being killed by police yesterday as Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old army veteran. Advocacy groups have found evidence that Page had ties to white supremacy groups. According to officials, Page burst into the temple in Oak Creek and opened fire on followers of Sikhism who were holding their traditional Sunday service and shared meal, killing six and critically wounding three more. Two …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Staff Editor   
Hundreds of Millions of Guns in America

America is flooded with hundreds of millions of guns. Nearly half — 47 percent — of U.S. homes own a firearm. That’s 120 – 150 million people. As the Lawyers.com infographic shows, we are paying the price for it. Gun massacres at a Colorado movie theater and a Sikh temple in Wisconsin are just the latest in a long history of bloodbaths. There have been 50 U.S. rampage killings involving firearms in the last 25 years, and 82 percent involved …

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