Blog 2017-09-29T13:25:34+00:00

Pressure Cooker Explosion Leaves British Victim With Severe Burns

A British woman who suffered horrific injuries when her pressure cooker suddenly exploded last Christmas is finally sharing her story, telling reporters at The Sun that an apparent malfunction in her Russell Hobbs pressure cooker led [...]

By | May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Pressure Cooker Explosion|0 Comments

J&J Loses $117M Talcum Powder Asbestos Trial In New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson and its main talc supplier, Imerys Talc, have been ordered to pay $117 million in compensation to a man who says he developed mesothelioma after years of using talcum powder, Reuters reports. [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Talcum Powder|0 Comments

First IVC Filter Bellwether Trial Ends In $4M Plaintiff Verdict

An Arizona federal jury has ordered medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard to pay nearly $4 million in damages to a woman who suffered severe injuries when one of the company's IVC filters broke apart inside [...]

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: IVC Filters|0 Comments

FDA Slams Duodenoscope Manufacturers Over Postmarket Studies

The US Food & Drug Administration has issued official warnings to three duodenoscope manufacturers, saying the companies have failed to conduct federally-mandated studies on the real-world feasibility of cleaning the reusable medical devices. Olympus, Fujifilm [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Duodenoscopes|0 Comments

California Judge Blocks Roundup Cancer Warning

The State of California can't put a cancer warning on the world's best-selling herbicide, Monsanto's Roundup, according to a federal court order issued on February 27, 2018, the Mercury News reports. Federal Judge Prevents Glyphosate [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Roundup|0 Comments

Nearly 90 Onglyza Heart Failure Lawsuits Consolidated In Kentucky Court

A panel of federal judges has sent around 85 lawsuits involving the type 2 diabetes drugs Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR to a Kentucky federal court, creating a new Multi-District Litigation to consolidate the claims. The [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Onglyza|0 Comments