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The Torkzadeh Law Firm is currently investigating and accepting cases involving testosterone replacement therapy and any resulting cardiac event such as a heart attack or stroke. The side effects of testosterone therapy made headlines over the past few months. In January 2014, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it was investigating the safety of testosterone replacement drugs after reviewing several studies that show a significant increase in the risk of heart attack, stroke or other cardiac event. The latest has been a new study published by the...
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against City of Irvine

The Torkzadeh Law Firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Irvine on behalf of the family of Mohsen Mirfakhraie, who was struck and killed while crossing the street in Irvine. "This case is about accountability and responsibility. Just because you are a City doesn't mean that you don't play by the same rules as everyone else. This lawsuit will show how the City of Irvine failed to make the safety of pedestrians a priority," said Reza Torkzadeh, attorney for the Mirfakhraie family. ...
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HELP: Hit and Run Victim Killed in San Diego

The Torkzadeh Law Firm (TorkLaw) is asking the San Diego community for help finding the driver of a hit-and-run vehicle that struck and killed Aaron "Kurtis" Voorheis, age 35. On Sunday February 23, 2014, Kurtis was walking his roommate's dog on University Avenue near Vermont Street, when he was struck by an unidentified 2-door dark maroon pickup truck headed eastbound on University.  Kurtis was pronounced dead at the scene. (more…)...
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St. Jude Medical, Inc. Motion to Dismiss: DENIED

On January 22, 2014, United States Federal District Judge James V. Selna rejected arguments by St. Jude Medical, Inc. and its lawyers that lawsuits relating to the defective Riata leads were preempted by Federal Law.  This ruling allows the cases to move forward and is a victory for consumers. The lawsuits filed on behalf of the plaintiffs seek to recover damages for wrongful death, personal injuries and other damages related to unwarranted shocks, revision/corrective surgeries and other serious injuries caused by the defective Riata leads. For...
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