Supreme Court Decision Allows for Compensation

A March 4th Supreme Court decision has allowed juries to award damages for the harmful side effects of drugs, even if the drug had the proper FDA approved warning labels. This ruling comes in the wake of recent discovery that many drugs widely used on the market over the past decade were the result of falsified medical research.Thousands of cases against the makers of drugs like Vioxx, will now have a higher probabilty of settling, after the drug has been shown to cause serious heart related problems, as well as hinder bone growth. If you or a loved one has had their quality of life decline due to the harmful side effects of a prescription … [Read more...]

Mininno Law Office: In The News

The following is a letter from John Mininno the Courier Post (South Jersey), published on May 24, 2008: Re: "White House moves to make it harder to sue businesses" (C-P May 13). Thanks to the Courier-Post for highlighting the Bush administration's latest "war" -- this one against people who have been injured by defective products. As reported, big business, pharmaceutical giants and insurance lobbyists have spent their considerable resources lobbying the White House to use federal agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement rules making it virtually impossible for victims to be compensated when injured, killed … [Read more...]