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Shawn McCann will remember forever the day he went to work at Girardi|Keese. The firm’s offices are on Wilshire Boulevard, just two blocks west of the Harbor Freeway in downtown Los Angeles. And in 2001, when McCann started as a clerk, the firm...
Firm Makes an Art of Joining Forces for Major Impact“It’s critical that consumers be allowed to band together to take on rich, powerful corporations.” —Graham LippSmith Some of the most important tools a lawyer has to help injured people are class and mass actions. Such lawsuits...
From defective cars to dangerous drugs to hazardous roadways, the firm has represented thousands of clients in individual suits, class actions and mass torts over the past four decades. Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis, Inc. specializes in...
The law aims to protect men and women equally. Yet some types of cases nearly beg for female representation-and don't get it. That's why Karen Barth Menzies, partner at Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro & Davis, has devoted her career to taking on the...
Q: I published the original article on cranberry juice cocktail and urinary tract infections (Journal of Urology, May 1984). We also demonstrated in several nursing home studies that cranberry juice cocktail, not the plain juice, works best. Please...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesLong-term use of osteoporosis drugs seems to change bones in a way that could lead to unusual leg fractures, according to two reports presented at a meeting of orthopedic surgeons. Doctors have reported seeing the unusual fractures in some patients on...
Tags: Cancer, Bones and Joints, Health, Medical Research, John Adams
The strategy that has made the pharmaceutical industry one of the wealthiest and most powerful on Earth is finally starting to betray it. Beginning in just a few weeks, and continuing over the next several years, some of the biggest-selling and most...
VarietyFor Noel Coward aficionados who don't exactly need another production of "Private Lives" or "Hay Fever," there's "Fallen Angels" at the Pasadena Playhouse. While not quite a rarity like "The Vortex" or "Waiting in the Wings," this marital five-year-itch...
Q: I am 17 years old and was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis due to anorexia. I am hesitant to start taking a drug for osteoporosis because it seems that it can have bad side effects. Have you heard about any natural remedies? I have seen a few...
Dozens of brand-name prescription drugs are losing their patent protection, allowing generic versions to enter the market and consumers to save 30 to 80 percent on those medications, said David Belian, director of media relations for the Generic...
The best way to reduce risk for osteoporosis — a thinning and weakening of the bones — seems to be the subject of ongoing debate. This month brought a fresh round of questions after a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
Q: I am 55 and was diagnosed with osteoporosis last April. I just learned that I am deficient in vitamin D. I have felt fatigued and mentally foggy as long as I can remember. Could I have been vitamin D deficient for years and, as a result, developed...
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