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Could the pills you take to control heartburn – even ones bought over the counter – cause your kidneys to shut down? Heartburn is one of the most common medical problems in the United States. Now, a class of drugs that millions of Americans take to treat this condition has been linked to severe kidney damage. If you take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) like Nexium, Prilosec, or Prevacid, you could be at risk for suffering chronic kidney disease or kidney…

We’re honored to be named Personal Injury Firm of the Year and one of the Best Attorneys in South Jersey. At Console & Hollawell, we believe in always going the extra mile for our clients. The reputation and results we’ve acheived this way have made our firm known across South Jersey and around the world. Most recently, we received two more awards. Personal Injury Law Firm of the Year For the second year running, our firm has earned international distinction as…

Find out why 30,000 women want Essure off the market. When you’re happy with the size of your family and you’re sure that you don’t want to have more children in the future, you may start looking into permanent forms of birth control. Less-invasive options like Essure implants may seem like the perfect long-term way to prevent pregnancy. However, the permanent birth control also poses some serious risks – and those risks have led to thousands of Essure lawsuits. Types…

If you were the victim of a doctor’s mistakes in Allentown or Bethlehem, you may be entitled to more money than you’d think. Every victim of medical negligence deserves full compensation for the harm they’ve suffered. But when it comes to injury claims, the value of a case can vary a lot. A number of factors play a role in deciding case value. To many people, one of the most surprising factors is geography. You’d think that the same mistake…

If you’re taking Invokana for type 2 diabetes, then you need to know about these serious side effects… If you have diabetes, then you know how important it is to keep your blood sugar levels under control. Lifestyle changes like a healthy diet and adequate exercise can help sufferers of type 2 diabetes to some degree. But it’s often not enough. Your doctor may prescribe a drug like Invokana to help you regulate your blood sugar. Unfortunately, these drugs can…

If you underwent unnecessary cancer treatments, you could have a multimillion-dollar case. Most cancer misdiagnosis lawsuits involve the failure to diagnose cancer. The patient has cancer, but the doctor misses the signs or attributes them to some other condition. But a shocking number of Americans have the opposite experience – and it causes them a great deal of suffering. How False Cancer Diagnoses Occur In general, misdiagnoses are alarmingly common. About one in 20 adult patients in the U.S. is…

The most misdiagnosed cancers in America are also some of the most deadly when detected late. When it comes to treating almost any kind of cancer, early detection is crucial. The sooner you start getting treatment, the better your prognosis will be. Yet doctors frequently miss or misdiagnose certain kinds of cancer. Unfortunately, these are precisely the cancers in which a delay in treatment is often deadly. These five cancers are among the most commonly misdiagnosed cancers in the U.S….

Tens of thousands of Americans die from a preventable cause – opiate overdose. How can we stop the crisis? The opioid epidemic now claims more than 90 lives every single day in the United States. These deaths don’t have to happen. By focusing on three important goals, our nation could reduce the number of preventable opioid overdose deaths – maybe drastically. 1. Better Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Perhaps the most crucial step in combating the opioid overdose epidemic is…

These five tech-savvy treatments you’ve never heard of could be the solution to your phantom pain problem. For limb loss survivors, phantom limb pain is a notoriously difficult problem. You shouldn’t have to put up with the burning, crushing, itching, or twisting pain intruding on your life. But with no limb there to manipulate, amputation phantom pain has historically been very difficult to treat. Fortunately, today there are cutting-edge treatments that show a good deal of promise. What Causes Limb…

Grief after limb loss is normal. Here are 5 things you need to know about coping with depression and anxiety after an amputation. It’s clear that an amputation affects limb loss survivors in physical ways. But the emotional and psychological impacts of losing a limb are sometimes just as serious as the physical ones. The relationship between amputation, grief, and depression is very real and, often, very strong. Limb Loss and Grief If you’re experiencing grief or even battling clinical…

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  • AVVO Partner Award
  • Better Business Bureau Award
  • Best Attorney Award
  • Best of New Jersey Award
  • Million Dollar Award
  • No Fee Award
  • Super Laweyers Award
  • Top 100 Lawyers Award

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