FDA calls for black box warning for surgical tool used in hysterectomies

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Laparoscopic power morcellators can spread undetected cancer in women Women having fibroids removed should not be treated using a surgical tool known as a laparoscopic power morcellator in the vast majority of cases, the Food and Drug Administration stated recently. The nation’s top health regulator warned that the gynecologic device has spread cancer in at… Read more »

WUSA 9: attorney Scott Lucas on $10M lawsuit over DC police officer who allegedly took illicit photos

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CBS WUSA 9 interviewed Washington, D.C. injury attorney Scott Lucas about his representation of the family of a 15-year-old minor who alleges that former Metropolitan D.C. Police Officer Marc Washington took illicit photos of her. Washington committed suicide after criminal charges were filed against him. “It’s been traumatic, as you can imagine this child is 15… Read more »

DCist: $10 million lawsuit in DC police officer case, family represented by The Cochran Firm, D.C. attorney Scott Lucas

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The popular Washington, D.C. blog DCist recently covered the $10 million lawsuit filed by the family of a minor who was allegedly victimized by a Metropolitan D.C. police officer. The family is represented by D.C. injury attorney Scott Lucas. Former D.C. police officer Marc Washington was charged with taking illicit photos of an underage girl. Washington… Read more »

FDA panel backs investigation into low-T products’ link with heart attacks and strokes

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Two expert medical committees have voiced concern over the potential cardiovascular side effects associated with low testosterone medication.  The Food and Drug Administration enlisted advice from a joint advisory panel on two controversial issues associated with testosterone related therapy (TRT).  The panel discussed the appropriate indicated population for TRT use, and whether the use of… Read more »