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Zantac Dangers And Lawsuit
  • By: McCarthy & Associates
  • Published: August 26, 2020

Zantac Zantac is an anti-acid drug available over the counter and with a prescription. In its OTC form, it treats heartburn and acid indigestion. In prescription strength, it treats ulcers, GERD and erosive esophagitis. It starts to work in as little as 30 minutes and can last up to 12 hours. Potential drug interactions include warfarin, ketoconazole and atazanavir. The antacid Zantac — known as ranitidine in generic form — is available over the counter or as a prescription. People can take the drug orally in pill and liquid form or intravenously as an injection. GlaxoSmithKline first received FDA approval for Zantac in 1983, and by 1988 it was the world’s best-selling drug, bringing in $1 billion in annual sales. Currently, Sanofi markets brand-name Zantac in the United States. In 2018, the company reported it made roughly $124 million in…Read More

What to Do If Your Uber Is in an Accident?
  • By: McCarthy & Associates
  • Published: May 27, 2020

Uber drivers are taking over the roads. They are now everywhere. In fact, over 75 million people have used Uber since they began in 2009. These drivers can be very convenient and cost-effective, but they can also be dangerous as well. Just like driving in any vehicle, an accident in an Uber can have a serious impact on the rest of your life. If your Uber driver is in an accident with you in the vehicle, what you can do next will depend on the unique facts of your situation. For example, if someone t-boned the vehicle, your legal options are going to be very different compared to if the accident was caused entirely by your driver. It will also depend on whether the Uber driver was acting as your driver or another person’s driver, and whether they were “on…Read More