Blog Posts in October, 2014

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  • The Dangers of Testim

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 24-Oct-2014

    Auxilium Pharmaceuticals received FDA approval on October 31, 2002 for Testim, a testosterone supplement administered via transdermal patches or gel applied to the upper arms and shoulders on a daily basis. Testim was only approved for use among men with very low testosterone levels or those who have stopped producing the hormone altogether; however, huge numbers of men across the nation are being ...
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  • FDA Panel Supports Limits on Testosterone Drugs

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 22-Oct-2014

    In September, a Food and Drug Administration panel of experts voted to impose strict limitations on testosterone drugs-and the testosterone drug industry. In recent years, testosterone replacement therapy has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry-at the expense of consumer health. The FDA now wants to step in and tighten labels for these medications. They want to see these Low-T ...
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  • FDA Goes Head-to-Head With Uncooperative Compounders

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 20-Oct-2014

    Just this month, the FDA has been forced to ask yet another company to issue a recall for products which create significant safety risks to consumers due to sterility issues. The FDA issues between ten and thirty recalls each months, with about one per month for pharmaceutical drugs. According to an ABC news report in 2012, many believe the system in place for communicating these recalls may not ...
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  • FTC Files Lawsuit Against AT&T for "Throttling" Customers

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 16-Oct-2014

    This month, the FTC filed a lawsuit against AT&T for deceiving 3.5 million smartphone customers by engaging in a deceptive practice known as “throttling”. According to the FTC, AT&T, the nation’s second-largest cellular carrier, began throttling customers in 2011. When customers with unlimited data plans would begin using "too much" data, the company would ...
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  • FDA Cracks Down on Children's Cold Medicine Labels

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 15-Oct-2014

    When your child is sick, you want to trust that the medicine you give them is safe and effective. But when pharmaceutical companies fail to adequately label their products, the consequences can be severe. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released draft guidelines intended to make children's cold medicines safer. The new guidelines specifically address ...
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  • FDA Issues Warning over Dangerous Drugs in Weight Loss Supplements

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 11-Oct-2014

    Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar per year industry. While some products and services truly do help people lead healthier lifestyles, many are nothing more than modern day snake oil. And, in some cases, they are downright dangerous. If a dangerous drug or supplement has caused you pain and suffering, the attorneys at Golomb & Honik can help you recover the compensation you deserve. The ...
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  • Actos Lawsuits Claim Takeda Placed Profits over Safety

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 11-Oct-2014

    Pharmaceuticals save countless lives every year, and there's no question that society has benefited greatly from the increased quality of life and lifespan that modern medicine offers. However, drug companies too often take advantage of consumers by prioritizing profits over product safety. Simply put, this is unacceptable, and these pharmaceutical companies must be held accountable for the ...
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  • Sausages Recalled for Improper Labeling

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 10-Oct-2014

    Individuals with food allergies rely on accurate labeling to ensure that the food they eat is suitable for their diets. But when corporations fail to properly label products, the results can be disastrous. If you have suffered needlessly because a food company decided to prioritize profits over safety, Golomb & Honik, P.C. can help you recover compensation for your damages. According to ...
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