Important Facts About Cerebral Palsy: Signs & Symptoms Birth injury lawyers baltimore, cerebral palsy law firm, cerebral palsy, birth injury attorneys

Every year thousands of expectant parents and new born babies suffer birth injuries that might have been prevented. One of the most common birth injuries is cerebral palsy. At The Yost Legal Group, we want to help spread awareness about cerebral palsy by providing facts and resources to help families. Does my Child have Cerebral Palsy? It can be extremely difficult for parents and even for doctors to recognize the early signs of cerebral palsy…

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Study Reveals 210,000 Americans Die Each Year Because of Medical Mistakes medical malpractice law suit, baltimore wrongful death law firm, medical error lawyers maryland, revision surgery lawsuit

Every year, millions of Americans rely on the skill and experience of surgeons, doctors and medical professionals to perform operations that can save, or at least greatly improve, their lives. Unfortunately, despite the high level of training and dedication exhibited by the majority of medical professionals, accidents do happen. At The Yost Legal Group, Baltimore Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death law firm, our attorneys are all too familiar with the risks and serious injuries that…

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Expanded Recall of Contaminated Injectable Cancer Drugs gemcitabine recall, defective drug recall lawsuit, baltimore defective drug law firm, vaccine injury lawyers

In late April of 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced drug manufacturer Mylan N.V.’s recall of batches of contaminated Gemcitabine, an injectable drug used to treat ovarian, breast, pancreatic and certain types of lung cancer, after testing revealed that the batches contained foreign substances  that can be extremely harmful to patients. Intravenous injection of medications contaminated with foreign particles can damage blood vessels and can cause emboli to develop, which can in turn…

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National “Heads Up” Program Raises Awareness about Head Injuries in High School Sports traumatic brain injury, sports related concussions, youth sports safety, brain injury law firm baltimore, maryland head injury lawyers, spinal cord injury law firm

With another school year just around the corner, many high schools across Maryland have already begun summer training sessions for student athletes. Fortunately for parents, coaches and players, there will be an increased emphasis this year on preventing concussions and head injuries for high school athletes, specifically football players. A new national initiative called “Heads Up Football” will help educate coaches on the best techniques and latest methods of protecting their players from sustaining serious…

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New Warning Labels for Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) defective drug law firm baltimore, medication error attorneys maryland, drug label warnings, heart attack & stroke lawyers

In the wake of new research indicating increased risks of heart attacks and strokes, the FDA is requiring new warning labels for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, which for years have been viewed largely as reliable, over-the-counter solutions to a myriad of common health problems. On July 9th, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they will create new boxed warnings to alert consumers of the severe health risks that may…

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Happy 4th of July from The Yost Legal Group! fourth of july safety, baltimore personal injury lawyers, water and pool safety, fireworks safety, maryland accident attorneys

The Yost Legal Group, Baltimore, Maryland Personal Injury law firm, would like to wish all of our friends and clients a happy and healthy 4th of July weekend! We encourage everyone in the beautiful city of Baltimore and across the nation to take time this weekend to spend time with family, enjoy the summer weather, and celebrate our Nation’s independence safely and responsibly. Remember, even the most joyous celebrations can become dangerous in the blink…

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MedExpress Urgent Care Center in LaVale, Maryland Hired Convicted Rapist, Many Women Were Victims of Inappropriate Conduct. baltimore medical law firm, inappropriate medical conduct lawyers, maryland personal injury law firm, lavale maryland medexpress urgent care center

The MedExpress Urgent Care Center in LaVale, MD hired convicted rapist Dr. William Dando in May of 2013, where he worked until he was fired in June of 2014.  During Dr. Dando’s employment at MedExpress in LaVale, Maryland, he came in contact with thousands of female patients. Sadly, it is now coming to light that numerous women were inappropriately touched, had unnecessary examinations, and were put through trauma by this convicted felon. Dr. Dando’s offenses…

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Maryland Police Make 80 DUI Arrests in Single Weekend drunk driving lawyers baltimore, maryland car accident law firm, stop drunk driving, baltimore auto accident attorney

This past weekend saw an absolutely staggering number of drivers arrested across Maryland for drunk and intoxicated driving. Maryland Police are reporting that a total of 80 motorists were arrested for DUI over the course of just one weekend. To make matters worse, a significant number of these incidents did not involve drivers that were just barely over the legal alcohol limit of .08, but rather were severely intoxicated. In many cases, drivers had Blood…

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Judge Establishes June Deadline to File Claims Against Stryker Corp stryker hip implant, stryker hip recall, defective medical device lawyers in baltimore, medical malpractice law firm maryland

Stryker Corp announced a major settlement agreement with thousands of former patients back in November of 2014, which could end up costing the company upwards of $1 Billion in pay-outs. A U.S District Judge in Atlanta, Georgia, announced on Monday, May 11 of 2015 that additional patients seeking damages against Stryker for their hip revision surgeries had 45 days to file a claim. June 25, 2015 Deadline to File a Claim Against Styrker Corporation This…

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Medical Research Studies Can Be Very Harmful top rated medical malpractice lawyers in baltimore, kki lead paint study, defective drug law firm in dundalk

The Baltimore Sun recently published a very informative article on the risks and oversight of medical testing on human subjects. By Meredith Cohn and Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun. “When University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers were looking for volunteers to test a vaccine for Ebola, which was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Andrea Buchwald raised her hand in Baltimore. ‘Scientific curiosity,’ the 29-year-old graduate research assistant in Maryland’s department of epidemiology said, explaining why —…

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