Blog Posts in 2017

Presentation of the Fleming Awards for Teaching Excellence

Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Fleming, Nolen & Jez attorney George Fleming, along with his wife Janis, represented Fleming Endowment in presenting the Fleming Awards for Teaching Excellence at ...
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Essure's Warning Is Still Misleading

Bayer says that patient safety is a top priority. Seriously? On November 16, 2016, after conducting a lengthy Advisory Committee hearing, the FDA required Bayer to issue a black box warning that ...
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Four Fleming, Nolen & Jez Attorneys Voted to the List of Super Lawyers

We are proud to announce that four of our attorneys here at Fleming, Nolen & Jez, George Fleming, Rand Nolen, G. Sean Jez and Sylvia Davidow, have been voted to the list of Super Lawyers for 2017, a ...
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Oaks Dads' Club Provides 800 Children with an Athletic Outlet

The Oaks Dads’ Club (ODC) kicked off their latest baseball and softball season on Saturday, March 25. The club and non-profit, founded back in 1954, will hold games almost every night from now until ...
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Brazil Removes Contraceptive Essure® from their Market

Due to its maximum risk rating by Anvisa, the Essure ® System, which is registered by the company Comercial Commed Produtos Hospitalares Ltda, has been removed from the Brazilian market. As of ...
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France Weighs in on Essure® after Brazil's Decision to Ban the Contraceptive Device

With Brazil’s announcement to withdraw the Essure ® device from its market, making it the first country to officially partake in this decidedly bold move to suspend its commercialization, France is ...
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What Is Drowsy Driving and How Can It Cause Truck Accidents?

Long-distance truck drivers have one of the hardest jobs in the United States. In the past, they have driven for such long hours that restrictions on driving 11 hours in a 14-hour workday were put in ...
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Who Is Responsible in Aviation Accidents?

Whether you’re flying in an airplane, helicopter, or another type of flight-capable machine, experiencing an accident should be the last thing on your mind. In 2015, there were 123 aviation accidents ...
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Talcum Powder's Link to Ovarian Cancer

Many people use the clay mineral talc as an absorbent product—it keeps things dry. One of the most common talc-based products is talcum powder, commonly used in baby powder and various cosmetics. ...
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What Are the FDA Guidelines for Essure®?

Since its release in 2002, women across the United States have suspected Essure®, a supposedly less invasive surgical sterilization procedure, of not only being ineffective but dangerous. The FDA ...
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The Texas Wrongful Death Laws

While any injury-causing incident can be devastating, when something more serious happens to one of our loved ones, it can be a life changing experience. This happens more often than we would like. ...
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Breaking Down Product Liability Cases

In product liability cases, there are a number of things that need to be considered when navigating the complex legal process. There are several legal theories under the umbrella of product liability. ...
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Congressman Calls Out Medical Device Bill for Not Protecting Essure Patients

Last month, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) made the decision to vote against the 21st Century Cures Act. His reason was simple: the bill did not provide enough protection for patients with ...
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Hernia Mesh Products - Problems and Recent Litigation Developments

A hernia occurs when an organ, tissue, or intestine emerge through a hole or weak spot in the surrounding muscle and/or tissue. Some hernias occur near the abdominal wall. Hernias can be caused by a ...
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