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St. Louis Jury Awards $4.7B In Talc-Asbestos Ovarian Cancer Trial

World healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson was dealt a massive blow on Thursday, July 12, 2018, when a St. Louis jury ordered the company to pay 22 women nearly $4.7 billion in compensation, the Washington [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Talcum Powder|0 Comments

Urine Tests Could Predict Bone Disorders In Hip Implant Patients

A simple series of urine tests could be the key to identifying hip implant patients who are likely to suffer bone problems, according to new research from Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. Researchers Predict Osteolysis [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Hip Implants|0 Comments

California Couple Wins $26M In J&J Talc-Asbestos Trial

On May 24, 2018, a California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay nearly $26 million in compensation to a couple who says the company's talc-based powders contain trace amounts of asbestos. Jury Awards $25.75M [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Talcum Powder|0 Comments

Firefighter Secures $1.2M In Cook Medical IVC Filter Trial

Indiana-based medical device company Cook Medical has been ordered to pay $1.2 million in compensation to a fireman who says he suffered severe injuries after being implanted with the brand's Cook Celect IVC filter. A [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Categories: IVC Filters|0 Comments

British High Court Dismisses Pinnacle Hip Implant Class Action

Plaintiffs in a UK case filed over DePuy's Pinnacle Ultamet hip replacement were dealt a serious blow on May 21, 2018, when Justice Geraldine Andrews of the High Court dismissed the claims of over 300 [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Categories: Hip Implants|0 Comments

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