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Home | Medical-Newswire.Com: Keeps Visitors Informed on Proposed Moisture Plus Class Action

(EMAILWIRE.COM, June 26, 2007 ) Denver, CO -- As part of its commitment to bring visitors the most up-to-date information about recalled contact lens solution Moisture Plus, is pleased to point its visitors toward its blog at As of press time, the most recent posts to this frequently updated blog discus new Moisture Plus lawsuits, one of which seeks class action status for all victims of the possibly contaminated lens solution.Moisture Plus contact solution, also known as Advanced Medical Optics MoisturePlus Complete Multipurpose Solution, was recalled in late May of this year after scientists connected it to a rare but serious eye infection. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this year began receiving numerous complaints about outbreaks of Acanthamoeba keratitis, an infection caused by microscopic parasites that literally infest the human eye. If not controlled in time, the infection can permanently blind its victim by scarring or tearing the cornea, which is responsible for about 80 percent of a personís vision. Such victims will need a cornea transplant if they are to see clearly again. The CDC study strongly correlated the infection with use of Moisture Plus, concluding that infected lens wearers are seven times more likely to have used Moisture Plus than healthy wearers. Contact lens wearers who want to stay abreast of the situation surrounding the recall, as it unfolds should make's Moisture Plus blog their first stop. There, they may read about the series of Moisture Plus lawsuits that have been filed and keep updated on new ones; follow the recently filed class action Moisture Plus lawsuit from California plaintiff Nicole Lazar; and stay updated on scientists' conclusions as they continue to study the issue. The blog complements's Moisture Plus portal, which collects news, recall information, FDA alerts, original informational articles, a glossary of scientific terms related to the recall, and much more. And for those who think they might want to speak with an experienced Moisture Plus lawyer, maintains a nationwide attorney referral service that's always completely free.The Moisture Plus resources are just part of's campaign to build the web's most comprehensive collection of information on common legal issues. At LegalView.comís other portals, interested parties can get information on finding an auto accident attorney, the details of the Composix hernia patch recall, and referrals to a qualified Avandia lawyer, for counsel on the situation surrounding the recently embattled diabetes medication. Visitors wishing to know more can follow links to comprehensive, free online resources on all of these issues, including updated news feeds and an attorney referral service that can connect you with an experienced attorney in your is a free public service provided by Legal WebTV Network, LLC, a Limited Liability Corporation created by a group of distinguished law firms from around the United States: Anapol Schwartz; Brent Coon and Associates; Burg Simpson; Cohen, Placitella and Roth; James F. Humphreys and Associates; Lopez McHugh; and Thornton and Naumes. For more information on the accomplishments and track records of's sponsoring law firms and to get in touch with attorneys, go to press release was issued though GroupWeb EmailWire.Com. For more information on press release distribution, go to
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