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Kraft Elder Law Blog · 2d ago

FDA Requests Endo Pharmaceutical Pull Opioid Painkiller from Market over Potential for Abuse

NBC Nightly News provides continuing coverage of the news that the FDA is asking Endo International to pull its opioid painkiller Opana ER (Oxymorphone Hydrochloride Extended Release) off th...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 2d ago

Dallas County Files Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

The Dallas Morning News ran an article last week about Dallas County filing suit against several manufacturers of opioids. I don’t know if the suit will be successful, but I hope it generate...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 2d ago

Litigation is New Tactic in Opioid Crisis

NBC Nightly News reported that the city of Everett, WA “has filed a lawsuit for the maker of Oxycontin, claiming the company is largely to blame for the number of drug addicts dying on the s...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 6d ago

FDA Issues Warning to Companies Labeling Flavored Cigarettes as Cigars

Reuters reported the Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it has sent warning letters to Swisher International Inc, Cheyenne International LLC, Prime Time International Co, and Southe...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 6d ago

Most Americans Prefer Non-Drug Pain Treatment, are Aware of Opioids’ Dangers

TIME reports that a new survey of “about 6,300 adults” showed that “nearly two thirds” indicated suffering “neck or back pain so great they sought a health care provider for relief, and 54% ...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 6d ago

4 of the Most Common Driving Violations You Could Be Fined For

Imagine that you are going down the highway with the music turned up loud on your way to a favorite destination when you hear a siren behind you. You pull over as quickly as you can, and the...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 6d ago

Most Americans Ignorant of Ingredients in Tobacco Products

Reuters reports that a recent phone survey of nearly 5,000 US “adults” living in “high smoking/ low income areas” found “only eight percent of respondents knew that at least three of the fou...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 1W ago

DOJ Putting Doctors on Notice About Over-Prescribing Opioids

The Daily Caller reports that “federal officials are stepping up efforts to go after doctors and medical providers that overprescribe opioid painkillers in an effort to mitigate the damage o...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 1W ago

Power of Attorney: How to Make Sure Your Estate Is Protected

Planning your estate is a crucial step in protecting your family, your hard work, and your property. One of the many steps you must take before you can consider your plan complete is to deci...
Kraft Elder Law Blog · 1W ago

Kidde Recalling Fire Extinguishers

In continuing coverage, WYZZ-TV Bloomington, IL reports that firefighters are warning consumers about faulty fire extinguishers. According to the article, Kidde is recalling over 37 million ...