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Pharmaceutical Cases Newsflash – November 2012

The Law Office of J. Neil Lanzi, P.A. is associated with counsel who handles pharmaceutical cases involving drugs or medical devices that injure people. Currently, counsel is investigating or handling claims arising out of the use of the following medications or medical devices:

  1. Steroid Injection containing tainted drugs from compounding center leading to illness and death (see attached list of Maryland facilities utilizing these drugs). Latency period of up to 28 days. (more…)

The Disabled Job Applicant

Employers may be exposed to liability under the Americans With Disability Act (“ADA”) for failing to hire job applicants because of medical conditions that have no effect on job performance.  Most employers now realize the ADA was designed in part to prevent employers from firing employees due to disabilities. You have a disability under the ADA if you have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, walking, performing manual tasks, or breathing. The Federal Law has specific guidelines designed to help employers in the interviewing process.