This is the perfect time to take a look back at the year that has come to an end and feel gratitude for all the good fortune that has come my way. Each year since I started my firm the blessings continue to flow. I would like to thank my wonderful team. I could not accomplish [...]
We take a look at the admissibility of FDA 510(k) application in a medical device product liability case. ￼ Case: McClellan v. I-Flow, Inc., 2010 WL 3954092 (Dist. Ct. 2010) (U.S. District Court ￼of Oregon) Plaintiff filed a Motion to Admit Newly Discovered Evidence to introduce documents received from the FDA in response to a [...]
J&J recently settled with 36 states over claims that it marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal for unapproved uses (a/k/a Off-Label). J&J agreed to pay $181 million to the states. What is interesting about this settlement is that one provision, for the first time ever, restricts the way J&J markets their antipsychotics. J&J agreed to not [...]
Attorney Mark Sadaka, founder of Sadaka Associates, explains the four facts you must prove to win a personal injury lawsuit.
What does it mean when a drug is FDA approved? It means that a drug is safe and effective for use. The primary role of the FDA is to ensure that prescription drugs and medical devices are safe and effective. The FDA determines the safety and efficacy of a product by reviewing the results of [...]
The chemical BPA is leeching into our food and poisoning our babies! Run! Hide! BPA is everywhere. The FDA finally made the decision to ban the chemical from baby bottles joining the European Union and Canada. But what is BPA? Is it really a risk to our health? What Is BPA? BPA is a chemical [...]
Let’s face it: the pharmaceutical industry has a credibility gap. In a recent article, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, they even admit that the credibility of industry-funded research has suffered greatly in recent years. The article’s authors outline 10 recommendations to repair the reputation of industry-funded research. Transparency is the clear focus of the recommendations. The general theme is to [...]
The definition of addiction is getting a re-write in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (“DSM”). This change would result in coverage for treatment of these illnesses by Medicaid, Medicare and other health insurers. While some of the changes are welcome, such as recognizing that gambling is an addiction, there are those that [...]
FDA says that many anti-aging, smoothing, skin-lightening, and beauty lotions and creams sold at ethnic beauty shops and online have dangerous levels of Mercury. Mercury Poisoning Linked to Skin Products View more documents from Law Offices of Sadaka Associates LLC.
Senators Harkin, Leahy and Franken ask the FDA to permit generic drug manufacturers to make changes to the drug label. This includes adding new warnings. This will allow generic drug manufacturers to be sued for failing to warn for the side effects of their products. The Supreme Court recently ruled that injured people CANNOT sue [...]
Welcome To The Bark
The Bark is the blog of Mark Sadaka. Mark is the founder of Law Offices of Sadaka Associates LLC, advocate and scientist.
Why Mark Sadaka?
Selected for the inclusion in the 2011 New York Metro Area Rising Star list, Mark Sadaka is recognized by his peers as a top litigator. He has handled hundreds of cases for victims of toxic substances, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Mark Sadaka is dedicated to pursuing your case diligently so that you receive the compensation you deserve in a timely manner. And he is committed to working with you in a ethical, helpful and compassionate manner.
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