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FDA Approved! – What is it? Pt 1

It is not uncommon for people to take notice on product labels, company websites, commercials promoting a new product or treatment or hear some marketers saying the word's "FDA approved!" What does that even mean and is it really FDA…

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Other Government Agencies and The FDA

The scope covered by the laws that govern the FDA, it's authority spills over into areas of other government agencies. As a result, the FDA's responsibilities are closely linked to the responsibilities of these government agencies. Therefore, it is not…

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The FDA’s Regulatory Authority

Previous articles have discussed an overview and the history of the FDA. This article will discuss the scope of the FDA's regulatory authority. The term regulatory means implementing and enforcing laws. Therefore, the FDA’s regulatory authority means the extent to…

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FDA Drug Regulation History

The FDA’s authority to assign specific drugs as prescription-only drugs this resulted in a recall of unsafe drugs. In addition, it resulted in banning false therapeutic claims in drug labelling. However, it did not require that the FDA prove fraudulent…

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FDA Legal Act History Pt. 1

The birth of the FDA can be traced to the latter part of the 19th century by way of different legal laws (legal Act). The U.S Department of Agriculture's Division of Chemistry (aka Bureau of Chemistry) began conducting research into…

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Punitive Damages – Personal Injury

According to statistics studied by the US Department of Justice, punitive damages are awarded in only about 2% of the civil cases that go to trial in the United States. As noted, punitive damages are less common then economic damages.…

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Should I File A Lawsuit?

If you are hurt in a car accident that is someone else's fault; you suffer financially and physically. Financial costs may come through medical bills to pay, property that is damaged that needs repairing and other expenses. The normal reaction…

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The Economic Loss Doctrine/ Rule

In some personal injury cases there exists was referred to as the economic loss doctrine or the economic loss rule. It is a common feature if you have been involved in a product liability dispute or some other type of…

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Personal Injury Damages Pt 3

The point of damages in tort actions is to make the injured person whole. The person is made hole through the award of money to compensate for injuries caused by the accident or incident. This article and a subsequent one…

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