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Testosterone Strokes and Blood Clots

Testosterone: A Quick Fix With Serious Safety Risks

Doctors Find Testosterone Causes Osteonecrosis

AndroGel Can Cause Osteonecrosis or Bone Death

Scientists Call for Long-Term Safety Study on AndroGel

Doctors Warn Against Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Stryker Triathalon Knee Replacement

Stryker Knee Replacements Recalled by FDA After Injuring Patients

FDA Recalls Stryker Triathlon Knee Replacements Due to Faulty Cutting Guide

Pradaxa Risk of Bleeding & Heart Attack

Tentative Pradaxa Settlement Reached

Pradaxa—Still a Serious Problem at Hand

The Lack of an Antidote—A Deadly Problem

Damages Available When Death from Pradaxa Occurs

Get the Latest on Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuits Here

Social Security Disability

60 Minutes Perpetuates Harmful Myths About Social Security Disability

Birth Injury

3 Reasons Why You Should Turn to a Northern KY Birth Injury Attorney

Know When Breech Births Are Likely to Occur to Avoid KY Birth Injuries

Medical Malpractice: When KY Doctors Don’t Detect Kernicterus at Birth

Early Umbilical Cord Clamping Causes Kentucky Birth-Brain Injuries

Are Umbilical Cord Birth Injuries Preventable?

Semi-Truck and Auto Accidents

Deciding if Semi-Trucks Are Safe While Driving Northern Kentucky Roads

A Cincinnati Truck Crash Lawyer Discusses Spinal Cord Injury Expenses

Louisville Auto Accident Leaves Teen Bicyclist Injured

Kentucky Car Accidents and Drowsy Driving

Cell Phones and Kentucky Car Accidents

Dangerous and Defective Products

Find Out Your Role Surrounding Product Defects in Kentucky

Contaminated Steroid Causes 14 Deaths in 170 Cases of Meningitis

Contaminated Steroid Injections Cause Meningitis Outbreak

Kentucky Defective Products Attorney on Dangerous Drugs in Covington

Zimmer NexGen knee replacement lawsuits

Medical Mistakes

Dr. Durrani Performs Unnecessary Surgeries Harming Patients

Understanding Placenta Previa

Fewer complications from heart device specialists

General

Jury Awards Kentucky Family $7.2 Million for Defective Cochlear Implant

Victim of Defective Cochlear Implant Awarded $7.25 Million

$7.2 Million Awarded By Jury in Defective Cochlear Implant Lawsuit

Young Girl Awarded $7.2 Million for Defective Cochlear Implant

Jury Awards $7.2 Million in Advanced Bionics Cochlear Implant Case

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News

New Study Finds Most Men on Testosterone Don't Need It...

Canada Finds Testosterone Causes Cardiovascular Problems...

FDA Investigates Testosterone Safety and Warns About Clots...

FDA Warns Testosterone Can Cause Blood Clots...

Co-defendant hospitals sued by former Dr. Durrani patients...

Cervical fusions gone wrong for former Dr. Durrani patients...

Some Dr. Durrani patients have issues with cervical fusions...

Dr. Durani Faces New Federal Charges for Unnecessary Surgery...

Dr. Durrani's License Suspended For Medical Malpractice...

Dr. Durrani Arrested for Harmful Unnecessary Surgeries...

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Testosterone Strokes and Blood Clots

On June 6, 2014, the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation announced that it is transferring all testosterone cases in federal courts to Judge Kennelly of the Northern District of Illinois for pre-trial coordination or consolidation. The initial petition requesting this action was filed by Ron Johnson and Sarah Lynch of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson.

Multi-district Litigation (MDL) petition filed for AndroGel lawsuits. On March 28th, Schachter, Hendy & Johnson filed a nationwide petition to consolidate all AndroGel lawsuits in the Northern District of Illinois. Plaintiffs are requesting that the cases be set before a single judge to expedite the cases and ensure consistent rulings.

Consider a Testosterone Lawsuit for Two Reasons

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Pradaxa Risk of Bleeding & Heart Attack

Pradaxa—A National and International Problem

Consider a Pradaxa Wrongful Death Lawsuit for These Two Reasons

Although Recent Trials Show Pradaxa Advantages, There Are Far More Disadvantages

Is There Still Time to File a Pradaxa Lawsuit?

Pradaxa Lawsuits Pile Up Due to Serious Side Effects – Don’t Miss Out on Filing for Damages

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Social Security Disability

SSD Fact Sheet

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Birth Injury

Pitocin During Delivery May Cause Serious Northern Kentucky Birth Injuries

Northern Kentucky Birth Injuries May Cause a Child’s Autism

Did Your Baby Suffer Birth Injuries in Kentucky Caused by Breech Birth?

Medical Negligence Can Lead to Kernicterus – A Serious Birth Injury in Northern Kentucky

Was Your Baby’s Kentucky Birth Injury Related to Premature Umbilical Cord Clamping?

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Semi-Truck and Auto Accidents

Kentucky Roads Should Be Safer This July Due to Changes in Commercial Vehicle Regulations

Drowsy Driving—Still a Major Concern in Northern Kentucky Trucking Accidents

Lessons to Learn from the Increasing Number of Semi-Truck Accident Fatalities

Causes of Kentucky Wrongful Death Truck Accidents & Justified Compensation

Reasons Semis Overturn and Cause Kentucky Semi-Truck Crashes

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Dangerous and Defective Products

Was a Defective Child Car Seat in Kentucky Responsible for Injuring or Killing Your Child?

Everything You Need to Know About Liability and Defective Products in Kentucky

Northern Kentucky Dangerous Products Lawyers Provide Legal Help for Victims of Defective Infant Products

Defective Products in Covington May Require Help from a Northern Kentucky Defective Products Attorney

Kentucky Lawsuits Filed Over Toyota’s Defective Accelerator Pedal

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Medical Mistakes

When Doctors Make Medical Mistakes, Turn to a Northern Kentucky Medical Malpractice Attorney

Common Drug Errors to Watch Out For

One in Fifteen Children Injured by Medicine Mistakes

One in 50 Heart Attack Victims Sent Home by Emergency Room Doctors

Surgical Errors Cost Billions of Dollars Every Year

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Nursing Home Neglect, Abuse & Wrongful Death

Neglect is a Form of Nursing Home Abuse in Louisville

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Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT NURSING HOME FOR YOUR LOVED ONE

PLEASE SIGN HERE, HERE, HERE AND HERE…(and your right to Trial By Jury just went bye-bye!!)

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General

Death Toll Rises: Meningitis Lawsuits Being Pursued in Both Federal and Civil Court

Shape-Ups Linked to Lateral Instability and Serious Injuries for Kentucky Consumers

The 411 on Pain Pumps Used in Knee and Hip Surgeries

Lessons Learned from Skechers – Shoe Companies Shouldn’t Make False Health Claims

Side Effects of Synthetic Pot According to a K2 Spice Lawyer

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We know that you have many choices when seeking competent legal services when you or a loved one has been injured by someone else's negligence. Before you make a decision, please review our information and make sure you make an INFORMED decision.

Every day someone is hurt by a birth injury, car crash, truck accident, defective product or medical mistake.  In fact, recent statistics show that: 

  • Cerebral Palsy as a result of birth trauma and injury affects approximately 10,000 babies born in the United States each year causing permanent brain damage.
  • Defective medical devices and drugs are responsible for thousands of death and permanent injuries each year despite receiving approval from the FDA. Some drugs, like Yaz and Yasmin, never received FDA approval for uses that were marketed to the public.
  • There were 25,952 injury crashes in 2007 involving semi-trucks. 
  • 1 out of every 10 patients who died within 90 days of surgery did so because of a preventable medical error.  More than 90,000 patients die each year from medical malpractice.
  • Each year thousands of families are hurt by dangerous  conditions at hotels, stores, swimming pools and amusement parks including carbon monoxide poisoning, mold exposure, defective construction.

These statistics are alarming.  Even though the causes of injuries may vary, negligence is often a common factor.  A negligent doctor, hospital, driver or manufacturer can cause serious harm.  Severe injuries are usually accompanied by substantial medical expenses and in some cases, lost wages. 

If you or a loved one has been injured and someone else is to blame, contact the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson at (859) 578-4444 or (888) 606-5297.  We have been representing injured victims and their family members in Kentucky and Ohio for over 35 years.  Our law firm regularly handles cases involving: 

The Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, located in Fort Wright, Kentucky, focuses on the areas of law in which we excel.  We devote a significant amount of time and resources to each and every case to help our clients succeed.  Our accident and injury attorneys work together as a team to ensure our clients receive the compensation they deserve.  We have daily interactions to discuss current cases, in order to collaborate as a team to determine the best approach for our clients. 

As a client of the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, you can always call and talk directly with an attorney who is familiar with the details of your case.  We will partner with you to achieve a successful outcome to your case and our highly skilled injury attorneys will provide you with powerful representation in the courtroom.  At the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, we know how difficult it is to deal with a tremendous loss, which is why we will help you regain dignity, a sense of independence and financial security.

Contact us today at (859) 578-4444 or (888) 606-5297 if you have been injured as the result of a car accident, truck crash, surgical mistake or other negligent act.  We base our success on our ability to help you.

The Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson represents clients located in Northern Kentucky, including Covington, Boone County, Kenton County and Campbell County.  We also handle cases in Louisville, Jefferson County and in areas of Ohio, including Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

We focus on the following practices areas:

Testosterone Strokes and Blood Clots

Testosterone therapy / supplementation has been linked to a dramatic increase in the risk of stroke, pulmonary embolism, blood clotsheart attack and death. Studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and PLOS One have each found that testosterone has serious side effects.

Medical and scientific literature indicates that any type of testosterone therapy can cause serious injuries.  testosterone therapy can cause injury by increasing a man's hematocrit and/or estradiol levels. The FDA is reconsidering the safety of testosterone therapy medications. On June 19, 2014, the FDA issued a partial labeling change for testosterone concerning the risk of blood clots. The FDA noted that it is continuing its evaluation of the safety of testosterone.

Stryker Triathalon Knee Replacement

The FDA notified healthcare professionals of a Class 1 recall for the Stryker Triathlon Knee replacement ShapeMatch cutting guide due to a software defect that results in wider cutting ranges. This may result in serious adverse health consequences including joint instability, fracture,need for revision surgery and chronic pain and limitations of mobility.

Pradaxa Risk of Bleeding & Heart Attack

Pradaxa has been linked to a sharp increase in the risk of severe internal bleeding. Many people who took Pradaxa have suffered gastrointestinal or intracranial bleeds that can result in severe disability or death.

Our firm is representing people who have been injured or have died from severe bleeding caused by Pradaxa.

As a result of the hard work by our firm and others, all of our cases are part of a nationwide tentative settlement of $650,000,000. Ron Johnson was part of the leadership committee in this litigation, called a Plaintiff Steering Committee.

Social Security Disability

Having a disability attorney is critical to obtaining social security disability. Contact our experienced Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati disability attorney, Tim Byland for a free consultation.

Birth Injury

It costs millions of dollars to care for a child with a permanent injury or ailment, such as Cerebral Palsy. Many of the injuries that occur during the birth process could have been prevented. If your child has been the victim of a birth injury, the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson can help you.

Semi-Truck and Auto Accidents

Semi-truck and auto accidents happen all too often. There are many causes of motor vehicle accidents and when the other driver is to blame, you may be entitled to compensation. Our semi-truck and auto accident attorneys can review your case to determine who was at fault.

Dangerous and Defective Products

Medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs, household items, children’s toys and construction equipment that are defective can cause serious injuries. Manufacturers and other parties involved in the distribution of a product will work hard to build a strong defense. You need a knowledgeable defective products attorney from the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson on your side.

Medical Mistakes

Hospitals and doctors make mistakes and errors from negligence that impact a patient’s health and ability to recover. Retained objects, wrong site surgery, surgical mistakes and hospital errors are grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our medical malpractice attorneys have years of experience proving medical malpractice cases and can help you.

Nursing Home Neglect, Abuse & Wrongful Death

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a problem faced all over this country, especially in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati.  When you entrust the care of a loved one to a nursing home, you expect your loved one to receive the utmost care, compassion and conern.  However, many times nursing homes fail to meet those expectations which results in the neglect or abuse of your loved one.  

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