Monthly Archives: June 2016

Nursing Homes: Recognizing Elder Abuse

There are nearly 6 million reports of elder abuse in the United States each year. This number indicates that approximately 10% of the elderly population in the United States is reported as a victim of emotional, physical, or financial abuse. The unfortunate truth is these statistics represent only a fraction of the number of actual … Read More

Topamax Birth Injury Lawsuit Verdict Upheld

A Pennsylvania appeals court upheld a $3 million birth injury lawsuit verdict in a case against a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson last month. The verdict was appealed by the defendant after the trial court found that the drug manufacturer failed to warn doctors about the risks associated with Topamax and birth injuries. Pharmaceutical companies … Read More

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