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Blaming the Victim Those in the education field should be focused on protecting students. Students should feel safe attending school and college. If they are being physically or sexually assaulted by teachers or coaches, they should be able to speak up, file a report, and get justice swiftly served. With new Title IX laws in place, though, athletes who are victims of sexual assault have a long road ahead if they decide to pursue…
Chemical formula of Finasteride On May 12, 2020, MasterPharm, a compounding pharmacy based in New York, issued a recall of its popular hair regrowth formulation FinPlus. This medication, compounded by MasterPharm by prescription from a physician, includes finasteride 1.25 mg and a combination of Biotin, L-Lysine, Zinc, and riboflavin (vitamin B2) that are used to treat hair loss in men and women. Finasteride is the same active ingredient utilized in Propecia, an FDA approved drug…
Thinking about safe birth control methods Contraceptive Is Linked to Injuries and Deaths and Now Is the Subject of Lawsuits Bayer, the company that manufactured and marketed the dangerous birth-control device Essure, is looking more and more like a bad actor as the facts unfold. The target of lawsuits filed on behalf of patients who were injured or killed after undergoing the Essure implant procedure, Bayer has been hiding thousands of pages of court documents…
Elmiron Signs & Symptoms Elmiron (also known as pentosan polysulfate sodium or PPS) is a drug prescribed for over 25 years to treat painful bladder syndrome or interstitial cystitis. This chronic bladder disease includes significant bladder or pelvic pain, incontinence, and dyspareunia. The condition afflicts millions of women in the United States and a much smaller number of men. Elmiron is manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson, and is…
Mammary Prosthesis XRay A U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-prompted Class 1 recall one year ago led an Ireland-based company to stop manufacturing and marketing its cancer-causing, textured breast implants and tissue expanders. The recall, the most serious type issued by the agency, followed an FDA analysis that concluded the implants made by Allergan increase the risk of a patient contracting a rare disease called breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). “Based on…
Truck Accidents Often Result in Crush Injuries Crushing injuries occur when a portion of a person’s body is compressed between opposing surfaces. These accidents occur in various situations ranging from truck accidents to car accidents to on-the-job equipment malfunctions. The aftermath of crushing injuries often leaves victims with serious and life-changing injuries. Due to the devastating nature of crush injuries, victims often struggle to return to life as it was before the accident. It is…
Brain Power Claims Editor’s Note: Searcy Denney partner, Jack Scarola, as co-lead counsel with Adam Moskowitz of The Moskowitz Law Firm, has announced the settlement of a major national class action against the manufacturers of Prevagen, a widely and heavily advertised dietary supplement alleged to enhance brain functions. The settlement follows a hung jury and mistrial of similar claims brought by other attorneys in California. The terms of the settlement, which is still subject to…
Jeffrey Epstein — one of several mugshots Dozens of South Florida women victimized by the late Jeffrey Epstein’s elaborate sex-trafficking operation stand to benefit from a new fund established in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The fund, amassed from the Epstein’s $634 million fortune that was tied up in an estate in the Caribbean territory following his incarceration in 2019 – will pay out damages to those who endured, suffered and were forever harmed at the…
Justice for Sexual Assault Victims Sexual assault is among the most heinous of crimes. It puts the lives of those on the receiving end at unimaginable risk. As the “Me Too” movement has shown, there are a plethora of perpetrators out there taking advantage of unwitting women and girls whose psyches ultimately suffer as much as their bodies. Unfortunately, cases of sexual assault are difficult to prove. Many cases boil down to he-said-she-said scenarios. Questions…
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley has fought for justice for over 40 years.  In the courtroom and in the community, we stand against injustice, hatred, racism and oppression in all forms.  We are heartbroken and saddened at the senseless murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and all others who have been victims of racial injustice.  We condemn these acts of hate, violence, and racism which reflect the systemic racism that threatens the…