27 March, 2017

Mesothelioma Research Advances Continue to Show Promise

By | March 27th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Researchers continue to work tirelessly on potential new treatments to defeat the terrible disease known as mesothelioma, which affects thousands of people and their families each year. These are just a few of the [...]

27 March, 2017

Kidney Problems Caused by OTC Heartburn Pills?

By | March 27th, 2017|PPI|

Very little is as uncomfortable as the burning, irritation and difficulty swallowing that accompany heartburn and acid reflux. This pain can stop you in your tracks. It's only natural to seek relief as quickly [...]

27 March, 2017

Still Deadly After All These Years: Mesothelioma Mortality Rates Increase

By | March 27th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

You would think that deaths from the toxic mineral asbestos would finally be in decline. After all, asbestos, a mineral prized for its superior insulating and fire retardant properties, high tensile strength and naturally [...]

27 March, 2017

IVC Filter Complications – Even the Young Are At Risk

By | March 27th, 2017|IVC Filter|

An inferior vena cava filter (IVC filter) is a medical device intended to prevent life-threatening pulmonary embolisms. Most often used in elderly patients, it has also been used to treat younger patients injured in [...]

10 March, 2017

Manage a Residential or Commercial Property? It’s Time to Review Your Insurance Policy

By | March 10th, 2017|Insurance Claims|

A disaster such as Hurricane Matthew often leads to not only tragic devastation, but also incredible confusion and frustration when insurance companies refuse to pay the full value of claims. One way that property [...]

10 March, 2017

Proposed Bill Could Make Mesothelioma Lawsuits Nearly Impossible

By | March 10th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) is at it again. He has quietly reintroduced a bill in the House of Representatives (H.R. 906) that would make it incredibly difficult for asbestos victims and their families [...]

10 March, 2017

These Popular Heartburn Drugs May Have Hidden Risks

By | March 10th, 2017|PPI|

Did you know that heartburn medications are one of the most frequently prescribed drugs in the US?Although commonly referred to as heartburn, this is a misnomer. Heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. [...]

6 March, 2017

Fairness in Class Action Litigation? It’s Anything But

By | March 6th, 2017|Class Action|

It’s called the Fairness in Class Action Litigation of 2017 (H.R. 985) bill, but the truth is that this piece of legislation would protect greedy companies rather than consumers. In essence, it would eliminate [...]

24 February, 2017

Leveling the Playing Field Against Your Insurance Company

By | February 24th, 2017|Insurance Claims|

Insurance companies are increasingly turning to money-saving tactics that have turned the insurer-insured relationship from communal to adversarial. Carriers routinely balk at paying claims just when policyholders need them the most. If you are [...]

24 February, 2017

Atrium Accused of Concealing Dangers of Hernia Mesh Device

By | February 24th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

Surgical hernia mesh manufacturer Atrium Medical Corp. is the target of a lawsuit filed by a New Hampshire man who alleges the company tried to conceal dangers associated with the device. The plaintiff is [...]

24 February, 2017

Baron & Budd’s 40-Year Fight for Asbestos Victims

By | February 24th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Baron & Budd's cornerstone practice is representing clients and their loved ones who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by exposure to asbestos. We were one of the first law firms in [...]

15 February, 2017

Lessons from Hurricane Matthew: Mitigating Insurance Risk

By | February 15th, 2017|Insurance Claims|

Hurricane Matthew devastated parts of the Southeastern U.S., particularly areas of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Property managers throughout the region found out just how frustrating it can be to deal with insurance carriers [...]