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 from 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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Liver Damage is Caused by Excessive Tylenol Use

In the United States claims against the manufacturer of Tylenol and other acetaminophen manufacturers are proceeding through Multi District Litigation co-ordinated by the Eastern District Court in Pennsylvania.  Tylenol is the most popular analgesic (pain killer) on the market. Serious damage claims related to liver damage and liver failure are proceeding in the USA, but
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Murray Miskin and Personal Injury Law

In the Durham Region and Peterborough and the Kawarthas in Ontario there are a few currently practicing local lawyers who are knowledgeable and experienced in personal injury law.  One of them is Murray Miskin who lives and works full time in Peterborough County.  The Miskin Law Office was based primarily in Whitby from 1985 to
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STATUS OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR VIOXX

  THE VIOXX CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR CANADA IS BEING IMPLEMENTED. FILING CLAIMS OPENED APRIL 20, 2013 AND CLOSED AUGUST 19, 2013. CLAIMS ARE STILL BEING ASSESSED BY THE CLAIMS ADMINISTRATOR AS OF APRIL 2015.  THIS POST DETAILS HOW THE SETTLEMENT PROCESS PROCEEDED.  FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON THE STATUS OF CLAIM NOW PLEASE
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