Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer and Asbestos

Many Canadians are still regularly exposed to asbestos where they work, visit, go to school or live. Asbestos exposure can cause deadly mesothelioma, lung cancer and other diseases years after the asbestos fibres are inhaled.  The indestructible fibres cause respiratory difficulty, but over a long time can lead to cancers such as Mesothelioma.  Severe illness
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Vioxx Class Action Settlement Now Paid

It has been a long and difficult journey of almost 12 years since the recall of the anti-inflammatory drug Vioxx.  The case in Canada started with the recall of the drug at Halloween of 2004 and it took until Canada Day of 2016 when the claims were finally paid.  On June 29, 2016 a Purolator
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Invokana Diabetes Drug Lawsuit

Miskin Law offices are now accepting client retainers for Canadians related to Janssen’s diabetes drug Invokana for a Canadian class action.  We have already been retained by several people with very serious problems from this medication.  We expect a class action claim to be issued soon. Invokana was released on the market in the USA
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Xarelto

Xarelto is a popular anti coagulant or blood thinner used as an alternative to the much cheaper drug Warfarin.  It is heavily advertised using well known celebrities from sports and entertainment with retired golfer Arnold Palmer, comic actor Kevin Nealon and race car driver Brian Vickers. While it may sound ideal from the ads, this
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Lipitor, Crestor and other Statin Drugs Increase Risk of Diabetes

Research has shown an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes among people especially women using the very effective cholesterol reducing statin drugs.  The risk appears to be particularly high with post menopausal women who are of Asian or Caucasian ethnicity.  The statin drugs sold in Canada include Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor, Mevacor, Prevachol, Lescol and
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