Blog Posts in March, 2008

  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

    Before January 1, 2008, an insurance company could refuse to pay the full coverage under an insured's policy through an "offset" of the amount paid by the at-fault driver's insurance company. Insurance companies were also able to use language in their policies that prevented an insured who had multiple cars and multiple policies to add, or "stack," their own insurance. This meant that seriously ...
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  • Trasylol (Aprotinin) Dangerous Drug Lawsuits

    In November 2007, Bayer AG suspended worldwide sales of Trasylol, a clotting drug using during heart surgery to prevent bleeding, following a request from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove the drug from the American market for safety reasons. "In addition, in February 2007, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found patients on the drug were at greater ...
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