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Tappan Zee Crash Survivor, Daniel DiIorgi, Represented by Parker Waichman LLP

One of the survivors of last Friday night’s fatal Tappan Zee crash is being represented by national law firm, Parker Waichman LLP. The firm continues to investigate what led to the deadly crash that killed a bride-to-be and her future husband’s best man and injured her fiancé and three of their friends.

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Mirena IUD Side Effects Could Lead to perforation of the uterine wall or cervix Lawsuits Lawyers & Attorneys

Mirena IUD Complications Include Uterine Perforation and Migration of the IUD

Other common Mirena side effects include irregular spotting or bleeding, headaches, ovarian cysts, vaginitis, painful menstruation, pelvic pain, and breast tenderness. In June 2010, the Canadian regulatory agency, Health Canada, reminded healthcare providers there of important safety information regarding reports of uterine perforation in women using Mirena. According to Health Canada, Bayer Inc. continues to receive post-market reports of uterine perforation associated with the use of Mirena.

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Patients at Risk for Cobalt Poisoning & Other Serious Side Effects

Other serious health problems associated with all metal hips, include adverse local tissue reactions, pseudotumor formation, and metallosis. These conditions can cause a metal-on-metal hip implant to fail in just a few years, and lead to a revision surgery to remove and replace a metal-on-metal hip. Recently, the Lancet published a study showing that all-metal hip implants fail at a rate of 6 percent in five years, compared to the 2 percent seen in plastic or ceramic devices. These findings prompted the authors to call an end to their use.

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Parker Waichman LLP DePuy Hip replacement implant Lawsuits

DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Implant meant to last approximately 15 years, can fail within only a few years of surgery

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics unit was already phasing out the ASR hip replacement implant system when it finally acknowledged in March 2010 that the device was prone to early failure. By that time, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) had received hundreds of reports describing early failure of the DePuy ASR hip implant system.

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Personal Injury

Accidents, Negligence, and Injury victims have the right to seek compensation for personal injury damages, lost wages and medical expenses. The Personal Injury Lawyers of Parker Waichman LLP handle all types of accident and other personal injury claims, including brain injury, slip and fall, construction site accidents, and burn injuries. More Personal Injury Information.
Car Accidents / Auto Injury

Car Accidents / Auto Injury

Motor Vehicle accidents can include cars, trucks and buses and can have serious effects on victims, leaving some seriously injured, permanently disabled, and financially ruined. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motor vehicle accident, Parker Waichman LLP's Car Accident Attorneys will fight for your right to recover the personal injury settlement you deserve. Click here for more information
Defective Drugs

Defective Drugs

Defective Drugs often make it to the market because drug companies either fail to adequately perform testing during clinical trials or they downplay the side effects of the medication. Additionally, these medications are inappropriately prescribed and can cause adverse reactions. The FDA classifies defective drugs because of the dangerous side effects that outweigh whatever benefits they may have. Our personal injury attorneys work on a wide range of these cases and will help you get the maximum personal injury settlement possible under the law. More Defective Drug Information.
Defective Medical Devices

Defective Medical Devices

Medical Devices are used by millions of people in the belief that they are safeguarded from a serious health risk. Defective medical devices present a serious health risk to people requiring their use if the issue goes undetected. Our personal injury lawyers work on a wide range of personal injury litigation in this area and will help you obtain the maximum judgment to which you are entitled. Additional Defective Medical Device Information.
Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Benefits

Have you been denied Social Security Disability Insurance? Have you been denied Social Security Disability Insurance benefits and need to file an appeal? Let our Social Security Disability Attorneys fight the government for you and help you determine if you are eligible to receive SSI or SSD and get the compensation that you deserve. Learn how our Social Security Disability Attorneys can help..
Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing Home Negligence

When seniors are abused—emotionally, physically, sexually, financially, or through neglect, the risk of injury or death increases by more than double, according a recent study. Heavily sedating an elderly patient in certain circumstances is also a form of negligence. Our nursing home abuse attorneys can help you obtain the maximum judgment possible under the law. Get the latest Nursing Home Abuse information.
Medical Malpractice Attorney

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits are filed by only 13% of patients who are seriously injured due to medical negligence. The Medical Malpractice Injury Lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP are experienced in handling all types of personal injury lawsuits, including medical accident negligence claims, cardiac medicine, obstetrics, surgical malpractice, and failure to diagnose cancer claims. Click here for more information about Medical Malpractice.
Construction Defects

Construction Defects

Construction defects represent any flaw or defect during the building or remodeling of a structure that poses a serious risk to one's health and well-being. Our personal injury attorneys bring great knowledge and expertise to these cases and can help you with your personal injury case in this area. More Construction Defects information.
Product Liability

Product Liability

Every year, millions of consumers purchase products that work as intended. Occasionally when during the course of their intended use, these products do not function properly and cause serious injuries or death due to hidden defects and must be removed from the marketplace. As a personal injury law firm, Parker Waichman LLP has been extremely successful in representing many clients in their cases against those responsible for designing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing such defective or dangerous products. More Product Liability Information here.
Toxic Substances

Toxic Substances

Toxic substances surround us every day of our lives and are manufactured daily for numerous products and uses. When toxic substances are accidently released into surrounding air, water, or ground environments they can pose a serious health risk. Injuries from toxic substances need to be investigated by those with experience. Our toxic substances injury attorneys have obtained compensation for our clients who have fallen victim to toxic substances for many years. Get the latest Toxic Substances information here.
Diseases

Diseases

Many diseases and disorders are directly related to defective drugs or to exposure to toxins. Some diseases and disorders can cause serious injury and/or death and one well known example of clear causation is Mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer directly related to the inhalation of asbestos fibers. Our personal injury attorneys work closely with highly qualified experts in every discipline during the investigation, analysis, preparation, and trial of this type of personal injury litigation. Learn more about Diseases & Disordera.
Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning

Food poisoning affects at least one out of five Americans each year, and over 9,000 deaths are reported as a result. Food poisoning can stem from various causes, including poor food storage or handling practices in home or restaurant kitchens. Our food poisoning attorneys can help you obtain the maximum judgment possible under the law. More Food Poisoning information here.
Overtime Law and Wage Disputes

Overtime Law and Wage Disputes

Failure to pay employees the minimum wage or not paying them overtime violates the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FSLA). Our Overtime Law/Wage Dispute Lawyers will explain overtime pay eligibility, overtime exemptions, and help employees file a wage dispute claim to recover lost income. Overtime Law & Wage Dispute Information here.

About Parker Waichman LLP, a National Personal Injury Law Firm

Parker Waichman LLP is a leading national personal injury law firm, recognized for the results we deliver for our clients across a wide range of personal injury claims. Our team of experienced attorneys allow Parker Waichman LLP to be a leader in the areas of: Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect, Mass Tort Litigation, Defective Drug Litigation, Defective Medical Device Litigation, product liability, toxic exposure, consumer rights and other personal injury cases.

Above all, when handling a legal matter for our clients, our attorneys work tirelessly on their behalf by affording them the time, attention and respect they deserve. Every client's case is a big case for Parker Waichman LLP and we keep them involved in their case every step of the way as to the status of their personal injury case. If you've been injured by the negligence or carelessness of others, you need a firm that can help you win the maximum personal injury settlement possible under the law.

Parker Waichman LLP is here to help; it’s what we do, day in and day out, for thousands of people just like you throughout the country and even the world. Contact us today for a free case evaluation. Our website has been designed with you in mind to be an information-rich legal resource for you, providing up-to-date legal information. Finally, we recommend that you order our free book, Personal Injury Law for Dummies. It will help you better understand the legal process and show you how to work most effectively with a personal injury law firm such as Parker Waichman LLP.

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