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December 2008 Archives

Avandia® Study Shows Increase in Death Rate & Heart Attack

Avandia® (rosiglitazone)--Are Marginal Benefits Worth the Risk? December 22, 2008 -- The most recent study on Avandia®, released November 24, 2008, found death rates were 15 percent higher among patients treated with diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia®), compared to those taking pioglitazone (Actos®), and the incidence of congestive heart failure was...

CA Certified Appellate Specialist

Lloyd "Butch" LeRoy recertified as an Appellate Specialist in California December 16, 2008 -- Lloyd "Butch" LeRoy, a Junior Partner at Brayton Purcell has been recertified as an appellate specialist by the State Bar of California. Mr. LeRoy, who manages the firm's appellate practice group has been with the firm...

Metalclad's Unibestos Insulation Cause of Mesothelioma

Janitor and Marine Machinist Wins Multi-Million Dollar Settlement for Mesothelioma San Francisco, CA -- December 10, 2008 -- After two weeks in trial, a retired San Francisco Bay Area janitor and marine machinist, on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, won a settlement in excess of $7.5 million from defendants responsible for...