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Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, Attorneys At Law

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The Northern Kentucky injury lawyers at the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy and Johnson handle cases involving birth injuries, Yaz or Yasmin side effects, car accidents, truck accidents, dangerous products and medical mistakes.  We represent clients throughout Northern Kentucky, including Covington and Louisville, as well as Cincinnati, Ohio and Southeastern Indiana.

Essure Birth Control InjuriesEssure Birth Control Injuries

The Essure Birth Control System is a form of permanent birth control sold by Bayer. Large numbers of adverse events have been reported to the FDA by women with Essure implants. These injuries include tubal and uterus puncturing, pain and bleeding, abdominal or pelvic device migration, serious reactions from nickel allergies, and death. 

Testosterone Strokes and Blood ClotsTestosterone 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. On March 3, 2015, the FDA issued a partial labeling change for testosterone concerning the risks of heart attack and stroke and clarifying that testosterone should not be used to treat Low T or low testosterone levels resulting from aging.

Birth InjuryBirth 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.

Zimmer Persona LawsuitsZimmer Persona Lawsuits

The Zimmer Persona knee replacement system was supposed to personalize knee replacement and provide a better fit for patients. Instead, the devices are loosening and failing prematurely due to a product defect. Many patients are now having to live with pain and have additional surgeries.

Xarelto Bleeds, Strokes and DeathsXarelto Bleeds, Strokes and Deaths


Xarelto is a blood thinner that was marketed to doctors and patients as a safer alternative to Coumadin, Warfarin and Pradaxa. However, Xarelto has been linked to a sharp increase in the risk of severe internal bleeding. As Xarelto does not have a reversal agent, many people who took Xarelto have suffered gastrointestinal, rectal or intracranial bleeds that can result in severe disability or death.

Balloon Catheters Cause Pulmonary EmbolismBalloon Catheters Cause Pulmonary Embolism

Balloon catheters designed to assist in dissolving clots have been shown to dislodge clots resulting in pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lungs) and death.

Social Security DisabilitySocial 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.

Semi-Truck and Auto AccidentsSemi-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 ProductsDangerous 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 MistakesMedical 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 DeathNursing 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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