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Burg Simpson Announces $56.9 Million Yaz Arterial Thrombosis Settlement

By Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., announced Monday that Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Bayer”) has agreed to pay $56,900,000 to resolve the claims of approximately 1,300 women who suffered Arterial Thrombotic Events (“ATE”), such as strokes and heart attacks, after using Bayer’s drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives (Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz and Safyral) without admitting… Read more »

Increased Newborn Screening in Colorado May Cut Infant Mortality

By Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson Medical Malpractice infant health

For most parents, the day on which their child was born ranks as one of the happiest moments of their lives. Some parents never experience the elation of a healthy baby, however, with medical complications arising immediately during or right after labor. These parents frequently experience an emotional roller coaster and feel that their newborns’… Read more »

Children’s Hospital Newborn Case is Colorado’s Largest Malpractice Verdict

By Burg Simpson

Based on its staff’s administration of the wrong dose of medication prior to surgery, Children’s Hospital Colorado has been hit with a $17.8 million medical malpractice verdict. A four-day-old child was born with a common congenital heart defect that required immediate surgery. The dose of prostaglandin caused her to go into cardiac arrest. Survival with strings… Read more »

Rise in Children Food Allergies

By Burg Simpson

The Inquisitr reported the rise in food allergies in children has led to changes not only in eating habits, but in school atmospheres. For instance, school cafeterias now have sign-up sheets for listing food allergies. The San Francisco Chronicle also reported on the increase, and how a new law in California requires schools to keep emergency… Read more »

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