Study Shows Cell Phone Use May Be Linked to Brain Cancer product liability attorneys, baltimore product liability lawyers, baltimore personal injury lawyer, cell phone radiation cancer, cell phone brain tumor, product safety lawyer, baltimore defective product law firm

A recent federal study conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) found that radiofrequency radiation (RFR) emitted by cell phones is linked to an increased risk of brain cancer. The study, which cost $25 million dollars and was conducted over a 2 ½ year period, showed that RF radiation can promote the growth of two types of tumors – glioma and schwannoma. Although these results were obtained during experiments performed on rodents, the authors feel…

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Happy Fourth of July from The Yost Legal Group! fourth of july, baltimore car accident lawyers, stop drinking and driving, baltimore car accident law firm, baltimore personal injury lawyers, driver safety

The attorneys and staff at The Yost Legal Group wish you and your family a safe and happy Fourth of July Weekend! Whether you plan on taking a vacation or simply relaxing at home with friends, family and neighbors, please be safe. Here are some tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend: NEVER Drink and Drive: Every year, car accidents involving drunk drivers increase during summer holidays. In fact, the period between Memorial Day…

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The Yost Legal Group Launches new TV commercial Educating Women About the Link Between Talcum Powder Use & Ovarian Cancer talcum powder ovarian cancer, johnson and johnson baby powder lawsuit, baltimore product liability attorneys, talcum powder lawsuit attorneys, baby powder cancer lawsuit, johnson and johnson lawsuit, ovarian cancer lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson failed to warn women for years about the serious health risks associated with long-term use of talcum powder. Research shows that potentially thousands of women that regularly used Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products were at an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. Despite the known link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, J&J continued to sell products such as Johnson’s Baby Powder® and Shower to Shower® without warning labels. As of…

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Update Alert – Zecuity Migraine Patch Sales Suspended baltimore defective medical device lawyers, zecuity injury lawyers, zecuity migraine patch fda warning, product liability lawyers maryland, D.C defective product attorneys

The FDA is investigating the adverse reaction reports of patients suffering serious burns and having permanent scarring after using the Zecuity patch. The manufacturer of Zecuity, Teva Pharmaceuticals, has temporarily suspended sales of this migraine headache relieving patch. The Zecuity Patch has been causing burns and scarring on patients using the patch. Teva will be investigating these complaints. Health care professionals have been asked to discontinue using any remaining patches and to contact all of…

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FDA Issues Safety Warning for Zecuity Migraine Patch, Warns of Burn and Scar Risk baltimore defective medical device lawyers, zecuity injury lawyers, zecuity migraine patch fda warning, product liability lawyers maryland, D.C defective product attorneys

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that a medical device used to treat migraine headaches may cause serious injuries. The Zecuity Patch uses the drug sumatriptan to treat the symptoms of acute migraine headaches. The patch is designed to be worn on the thigh or upper arm for periods of up to four hours, and uses a battery-powered system to deliver sumatriptan into the user’s bloodstream. The FDA is now warning that…

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Happy Memorial Day from The Yost Legal Group! baltimore car accident lawyers, baltimore personal injury lawyers, baltimore auto accident attorneys, driver safety, memorial day

The attorneys and staff at The Yost Legal Group wish you and your family a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend! However you choose to enjoy the holiday, either visiting family, taking a trip or just relaxing at home, we hope that you have a wonderful weekend. Please keep in mind that Memorial Day is one of the busiest travel periods of the year, and with more drivers on the road comes an increased risk of…

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Recent Study Finds Medical Errors are Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States medical malpractice lawyers baltimore, baltimore medical mistake law firm, hospital error lawyers, maryland medical malpractice law firm, patient safety

Even though medical professionals strive to provide the highest standard of care to their patients, thousands of medical mistakes take place every day in the US. Medical mistakes occur regularly due to communication breakdowns, diagnostic errors, poor judgment, and inadequate skill. These mistakes can directly result in patient harm and death, and are not identified on a person’s death certificate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compiles an annual list of the most…

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Johnson & Johnson Products Containing Talcum Powder Are Linked to an Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit, talcum powder ovarian cancer lawyers, johnson & johnson talcum powder lawsuit attorneys, baltimore product liability lawyers

The Yost Legal Group is investigating claims involving talcum powder products that are linked to ovarian cancer. Scientific studies have shown that women that regularly used Johnson & Johnson products containing talcum powder are up to 20% more likely to develop ovarian cancer. There have been suspicions in the medical community for more than 35 years that regular talcum powder use could increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer. Despite this knowledge of the link…

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FDA Warns That Antipsychotic Medication Abilify May Cause Impulse-Control Problems drug injury lawyers, maryland drug injury law firm, defective drugs, drug injury attorneys baltimore, abilify lawsuits

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that compulsive or uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop, and have sex have been reported with the use of the antipsychotic drug Abilify. Uncontrollable urges such as these were reported to have stopped when the medicine was discontinued or the dose was lowered. These impulse-control problems are rare, but they could result in harm to the patient and others if not recognized. Abilify (aripirazole) is…

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Study Shows Essure Users Are 10x More Likely to Require Post-Procedure Surgery baltimore product liability lawyers, defective product law firm baltimore, product liability attorneys maryland, essure injury lawyers, essure birth control lawsuit attorneys

The Essure permanent birth control device was marketed by Bayer AG as a safe, straightforward alternative to dangerous laparoscopic sterilization surgery. A 2015 study conducted by researchers at Cornell University, however, found that women who received an Essure implant were 10 times more likely to require surgery after their procedure than their counterparts who originally underwent a surgical sterilization. In addition, the study found that the Essure device offers no statistical advantage over laparoscopic sterilization…

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