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Mar 12, 2019

What Is Valsartan, and Why Is It Being Recalled?

By |March 12th, 2019|Dangerous Drugs|0 Comments

You may remember back in the summer of 2018, several pharmaceutical companies began recalling their heart and blood pressure medications. After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tests found trace amounts of impurities and carcinogens in valsartan, losartan, and irbesartan, drug companies began recalling certain lots of the drug and recalls have continued well into 2019. Currently, the FDA is investigating the cause or causes as to how and why these toxic substances ended up in [...]

Oct 10, 2018

FDA-Approved Drugs Still Have Risks

By |October 10th, 2018|Dangerous Drugs, medical malpractice, Product Liability|0 Comments

In order to be sold in the United States, drugs must be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). New drugs go through a strict review process to make sure that dangerous drugs are not entering the market and being prescribed to patients. FDA approval does not guarantee that patients will not come to harm, however. A recent study revealed that almost one third of drugs approved by the FDA have required warnings to [...]

Aug 9, 2018

First-Trimester Exposure to Lithium Increases Birth-Defect Risk

By |August 9th, 2018|Birth Defects, Dangerous Drugs, medical malpractice|0 Comments

Researchers have recently revealed that there is an elevated risk of significant congenital malformations in fetuses after exposure to lithium in the first trimester. This is according to the largest study ever to explore the risk of birth defects in babies that have been exposed to lithium. Lithium is often prescribed for the treatment of bipolar disorder, a mood disorder characterized by episodes of mania followed by depression. Bipolar disorder affects approximately two percent of the [...]

Jun 3, 2018

Common Medications Increase Dementia Risk

By |June 3rd, 2018|Dangerous Drugs, medical malpractice, Medication Errors|0 Comments

A new study has revealed that certain classes of anticholinergic drugs may put patients at an increased risk of dementia. The drugs in question are mainly used to treat depression, urinary incontinence, and Parkinson’s disease. The following are a few facts about anticholinergic drugs: They block the effects of acetylcholine, a chemical released by nerve cells to send signals to other nerves and muscles. Between 20 percent and 50 percent of older adults are prescribed a [...]

Jan 3, 2018

ADHD Drug Use During Pregnancy

By |January 3rd, 2018|Dangerous Drugs, medical malpractice|0 Comments

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is estimated to affect approximately three percent of children, teens, and adults worldwide. Yet the use of stimulants, including methylphenidate, amphetamines, and others, to manage ADHD has increased by almost 800 percent between 1995 and 2015. Frighteningly, a recent study in the United States indicates the infants of mothers who took Methylphenidate during the first trimester of pregnancy had a 28-percent increase in cardiac malformations. Methylphenidate is the active ingredient in [...]

Aug 9, 2017

Car Accidents Due to Marijuana Use

By |August 9th, 2017|Car accidents, Dangerous Drugs, Personal Injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

According to a recent insurance study, the use of legalized recreational marijuana has been linked to an increase in car accidents. In fact, collision claims in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon increased by 2.7 percent since the legalized sale of marijuana began, as compared to surrounding states. In the study, researchers accounted for the following factors: The number of vehicles on the road The age and gender of drivers The weather The employment status of the driver [...]

Jul 18, 2017

Off-Label Use of Medicine

By |July 18th, 2017|Dangerous Drugs, medical malpractice, Physician Negligence, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A recent case has resulted in an ophthalmologist being held liable for injury to a patient who lost their vision from off-label use of a medication, known as Avastin. “Off-label” use is the unapproved use of a medication that has been approved for other uses. For example, if the FDA approves a drug to treat migraines, but it is frequently prescribed by psychiatric doctors to treat depression, this would be an “off-label” use of that drug. [...]

Jun 14, 2017

New Jersey Dangerous Drug Lawyers Discuss Abilify Lawsuits

By |June 14th, 2017|Dangerous Drugs, Personal Injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abilify, one of the most profitable prescription drugs in America, is prescribed for people battling depression and bipolar disorder. But the anti-psychotic drug is now being cited as a possible cause of compulsive gambling, eating, shopping, and sex, causing great harm to the people it is supposed to help. Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed nationwide against the makers of the drug, Bristol-Myers Squib and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. Court filings reflect the many sad stories of victims [...]

Jun 12, 2017

New Jersey Birth Injury Lawyers Discuss Birth Injuries Caused by Pitocin

By |June 12th, 2017|Birth Injury, Dangerous Drugs, medical malpractice, Personal Injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pitocin is a brand name for injectable oxytocin, a synthetic hormone that is used to start or hasten childbirth. Misuse of this drug can cause a risk to the baby’s health. Pitocin is unpredictable, which means that it can disrupt the rhythm of contractions and relaxations, often resulting in inadequate delivery of oxygen to the fetus during labor. This can put the baby at risk for birth asphyxia, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, as well as other oxygen-deprivation-related [...]

Feb 13, 2017

New Jersey Hospital Negligence Lawyers: Violence in Hospitals

By |February 13th, 2017|Dangerous Drugs, hospital negligence, Personal Injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 55,000 fatalities and 2.5 million injuries occur as the result of violence each year. Violence in hospitals has also become a major concern in the past several years. A recent Hospital Security Survey indicates an increase in reported attacks and assaults in hospitals. Violent incidents in hospitals often involve patient or family attacks on staff, violent behavioral health patients, and violence related to an opioid [...]

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2018-10-31T17:42:12+00:00

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"I had a bad accident back in June of 2015. My dad knows Barry. I have to say he is a great person. I was unsatisfied with some things that were happening with a previous lawyer and he made sure everything was fixed and I was satisfied. My lawyer Edward McElroy is great he answers emails in a timely matter even on weekends. I know they probably used to get annoyed with me calling all the time Lol. But I was just curious to what is going on with my case. Nicole, Ed’s secretary is great. She always responds back to my emails in a timely matter as well and even checks up on things with me from time to time. Barry recently became my mother and cousins Lawyer do to a bad accident they were involved in as well. I would highly recommend this firm. Thanks guys 🙂"

Mr. Zaslow is truly the best.

"The loss of my husband due to malpractice was and is devastating, Daryl took on our case and said, “Unfortunately I can’t bring your husband back but I can make sure that you will be ok financially,” and that is what he did , with compassion and dedication and always made feel like he had time for me, I never felt rushed or unimportant, I cannot say enough about how professional yet caring this office has treated me . Mr. Zaslow is truly the best at what he does and I can’t say enough about his secretary who not only kept me informed but listened to me during the most painful time of my life , all I can say is what a great team . Thank you Daryl for helping me . Thank you Heather for listening."

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Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
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2018-10-31T17:44:24+00:00

~ C.C.

"The loss of my husband due to malpractice was and is devastating, Daryl took on our case and said, “Unfortunately I can’t bring your husband back but I can make sure that you will be ok financially,” and that is what he did , with compassion and dedication and always made feel like he had time for me, I never felt rushed or unimportant, I cannot say enough about how professional yet caring this office has treated me . Mr. Zaslow is truly the best at what he does and I can’t say enough about his secretary who not only kept me informed but listened to me during the most painful time of my life , all I can say is what a great team . Thank you Daryl for helping me . Thank you Heather for listening."

Daryl Zaslow went to bat for him

"When, at age 44 my son suffered a massive Ischemic stroke, my greatest concern was how he would be able to live a normal life without the use of his speech and his arm. Daryl Zaslow went to bat for him and through his tireless efforts, his medical knowledge and his sincere concern for my son, Mr. Zaslow secured for my son a future not only without financial worries, but with hope and happiness. There are no words to express the thanks of our family to a great lawyer."

~ Client

Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
5.0
2018-10-31T17:48:36+00:00

~ Client

"When, at age 44 my son suffered a massive Ischemic stroke, my greatest concern was how he would be able to live a normal life without the use of his speech and his arm. Daryl Zaslow went to bat for him and through his tireless efforts, his medical knowledge and his sincere concern for my son, Mr. Zaslow secured for my son a future not only without financial worries, but with hope and happiness. There are no words to express the thanks of our family to a great lawyer."

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Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
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2018-10-31T17:51:39+00:00

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"Very very pleased with the service and professionalism of this law firm. I really felt that my case was very important to them and went to every length to achieve the best outcome possible. Or attorney really went to bat for me and his staff was very professional and courteous. Highly recommended. Thank you again for a great outcome !!"

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"Mr. Eichen handled a motorcycle accident for me in 2002, as well as various other cases since that time. I have permanent injuries from that accident and he was able to resolve my case for the full policy limits and get me compensation as quickly as possible. I would highly recommend his firm."

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"Mr. Eichen handled a motorcycle accident for me in 2002, as well as various other cases since that time. I have permanent injuries from that accident and he was able to resolve my case for the full policy limits and get me compensation as quickly as possible. I would highly recommend his firm."
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