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M. Brandon Smith

Kidney Failure and Kidney Disease Linked To Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid

Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid, commonly used to treat heartburn, indigestion, gastritis and/or acid reflux, have recently been linked to kidney disease and complications in two major independent medical studies. In one January 2016 medical study by the Journal of American […]

M. Brandon Smith

Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Acute Kidney Failure Linked to Invokana

According to a warning issued by the FDA in May 2015, the “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the type 2 diabetes medicines canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin may lead to ketoacidosis, a serious condition where the […]

Bill Parker

Wheel Separation Injuries-Pure Accident or Negligence Related?

What is a Wheel Separation?    What do two teenagers in Oklahoma and a woman in Georgia have in common?  They were killed after being struck by runaway wheels that separated from vehicles. A wheel separation or wheel-off happens when […]

Richard R. Schlueter

China Approves MR162 Corn Imports, U.S. Losses Could Exceed $1-3 Billion

On December 22, 2014, China officially approved imports of a type of genetically modified corn – Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera® MR162, ending China’s yearlong ban of imports of all corn containing any trace of the Viptera MR162 trait. The ban had […]

M. Brandon Smith

Helping Bring Holiday Cheer and Toys To Deserving Children

Our firm is proud to be a part of the Boys and Girls Club’s 2014 holiday gift program. We are helping to ensure that 50 children in need receive gifts this Holiday Season. We are also sponsoring two deserving families […]

M. Brandon Smith

Who Pays My Medical Bills After an Accident?

If getting into an automobile accident wasn’t bad enough, you suffered injuries and received medical attention, and now you find out that even though you didn’t cause the accident, you have to pay for your own medical bills.  How fair […]

Richard R. Schlueter

More Stryker Hip Lawsuits Filed By Childers, Schlueter & Smith

Atlanta, Georgia based law firm Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC recently filed another 25 Stryker hip replacement lawsuits, joining nearly 1,800 other Stryker lawsuits pending in U.S. District Court. Stryker lawsuits have been consolidated into multicounty litigation (MCL) in the […]

Andy Childers

Xarelto Target of Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The new generation anticoagulant Xarelto is the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit filed last month by the family of a Vermont man who died on August 1, 2012 as the result of a fatal brain hemorrhage. According to court […]

Richard R. Schlueter

2015 Best Lawyers® Edition Recognizes M. Brandon Smith

Childers, Schlueter & Smith L.L.C. is proud to announce that firm partner M. Brandon Smith has been listed in the Smith-Best Lawyers 2015 Edition of  Best Lawyers®. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal […]

M. Brandon Smith

NFL Lawsuits and Painkillers-An Alarming Issue

A group of retired NFL players has filed a lawsuit against the league alleging that teams knowingly and illegally supplied players with painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs to keep them on the field, and held back information regarding the long-term dangers […]