The New York State Department of Health has named experts to review an environmental study of the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing known as fracking. The review is in response to the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) November 29 deadline for New York fracking regulations.
About Michael MonheitMichael Monheit is the managing lawyer at Monheit Law near Philadelphia, PA. He has practiced law since 1989. Monheit was the managing attorney of the law offices of Herbert Monheit, a firm founded by Herbert Monheit in 1963. He is also the managing attorney in charge of all Internet business development for the law firm of Anapol Schwartz. Monheit was Chairman of the Fosamax Litigation Group for the American Association for Justice and currently serves on Trial Lawyers Care, Website and IT Advisory Committee, Marketing & Practice Development Committee, and Public Education Committee within AAJ. Monheit Law, P.C. concentrates its practice in the field of personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. During his legal career, Monheit has successfully prosecuted thousands of cases. At present, he is focusing his practice on complex cases involving defective health care and pharmaceutical products. He has developed a national reputation in mass tort litigation and served as a member of the Plaintiff’s Steering and Executive Committee in MDL 1148. Monheit was also lead counsel in class action lawsuits involving childhood lead paint poisoning against public housing authorities — including the Philadelphia Housing Authority — and claims against the lead paint industry. He is an active member of various social networks, including Facebook, LawGuru, LegalExaminer, Lawyers.com, PA Law Blogs, LinkedIn, SlideShare, and Blogger.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters as an alternative to anticoagulant drugs to reduce the risk of pulmonary embolism (PE). Now, the FDA is no longer supporting IVC filters as permanent treatment for blood clots in the lung.
In recent years, the auto industry has unveiled new anti-crash technology designed to help prevent car accidents. However, not all of the crash avoidance systems being developed are the same and not all crash avoidance systems produce the same results. The Highway Loss Data Institute recently looked at crash avoidance systems and found two such […]
More than 2,400 former football players have filed lawsuits against the NFL. At issue is whether the NFL knew and failed to share information about the risks of players’ concussions leading to brain damage, much like big tobacco companies failed to share information about the dangers of smoking.
Recently, the British company Smith & Nephew announced that it was voluntarily recalling an optional part of its R3 Acetabular System hip replacement system. The part that is being recalled is a metal socket liner that could be used with the R3 Acetabular System hip replacement device. The R3 Acetabular System hip replacement is not […]
What is Cleft Palate? Cleft palate, a common birth defect is caused when the two plates of a person’s skull that form the hard palate (the roof of their mouth) are not joined completely during the first trimester of pregnancy. The soft palate can also be affected.
If you suffer from pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence then it is important to get relief. Inter vaginal mesh is one option that may be presented to you as an option to help you improve your quality of life. However, before you consent to a transvaginal mesh surgery technique it is important to […]
You may want to take OxyElite Pro or Jack3d to promote weight loss or body building. However, before you take the supplement it is important to understand the potential risks. While different side effects to major organs have been reported as concerns, this post will deal with just two possible risks. Those risks include heart […]
If you have diabetes, or love someone with diabetes, then you have likely read an article, spoken with a doctor, or heard a news story about Actos that caught your attention and you likely have questions.
Many drugs have risks some of which are known, and some of which are unknown, when you decide to take the drug. Typically, a prescription drug is suggested by your doctor because your doctor believes that the benefits of the drug outweigh the risks of the drug for you. That balancing of benefits and risks […]