October 2015 - Cohen & Malad, LLP

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Casandra L. Ringlespaugh, Attorney Every 9 seconds in the US, a woman is assaulted or beaten, according to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice. Although intimate partner physical violence affects both men and women, women are much more likely be severely physically abused, with statistically 1 in 3 women as compared… Continue Reading »

Do Fast Drug Approvals by FDA Help or Harm Patients?

By: Jonathan A. Knoll, Attorney Two recent studies published by the British Journal of Medicine (BJM) raise concerns about the speed with which the Food and Drug Administration approves drugs for market in the United States. According to the FDA the stages of drug development and review necessary to gain marketing approval include: Pre-clinical Testing;… Continue Reading »