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Court Upholds $3.6 Million Verdict Over Fractured Bard IVC Filter

A federal appeals court rejected C.R. Bard’s appeal for a $3.6 million jury award to be overturned over complications caused by a fractured Bard IVC filter. Currently, Bard faces over 3,500 IVC filter lawsuits in the federal courts over claims that Bard’s IVC filters were defectively designed. The jury’s $3.6 million verdict was awarded in […]

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Valsartan Recall: What is NDMA?

In early 2018 health officials discovered batches of popular blood pressure drugs like valsartan, losartan, and irbesartan were tainted by impurities known to cause severe health hazards to patients. Each of these medications belong to a drug class called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), which are used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure […]

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Firefighting Foam Companies Knew for Decades about PFAS Cancer Risk

Reports indicate manufacturers knew since the 1960’s that man-made chemicals added to firefighting foam caused toxic side effects and never warned consumers about the risk. Now, increasing individuals who were regularly exposed to firefighting foam indicate these chemicals caused their severe cancer diagnoses. Since the 1960’s, some of the most popular versions of firefighting foam […]

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Study Finds Invokana Triples Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

New research seems to confirm the numerous toxicity warnings about Invokana, the popular type 2 diabetes drug. A study published by the Annals of Internal Medicine found the side effects of Invokana and similar diabetes drugs may triple users’ risk of a potentially deadly condition called diabetic ketoacidosis. Last month, researchers funded by the Canadian […]

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Roundup Litigation and Settlement Decisions Delayed by COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to slow the judicial system, as yet another litigation decides to postpone legal proceedings. The most recent: the judge in charge of all federal Roundup weed killer lawsuits announced that proceedings in the litigation are postponed until November 2. Currently parties are working towards finalizing Roundup settlements for thousands of cases, […]

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Bard Hernia Mesh Bellwether Trial Rescheduled for Late 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold up legal proceedings across the country, hernia mesh lawsuits against C.R. Bard faced another delay as the court pushed the first bellwether trial to late 2020 or January 2021. Currently, Bard faces over 8,000 product liability lawsuits over injuries caused by their allegedly defective polypropylene mesh products. U.S. […]

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Vaping Illness and Death Toll Continues to Rise

CDC Reports Over 1,200 Vaping-Related Illnesses Nationwide The vaping illness and death toll has risen again as more reports of vaping-related illnesses flood in nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an update October 10, confirming the number of vaping illness cases has increased to 1,299 cases. These reports stretch across 49 […]

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How Distracted Drivers Cause Motorcycle Crashes

Motorcyclists Blame Distracted Drivers For Increase In Motorcycle Crashes Motorcycle accident fatalities rose dramatically in recent years. The number of fatal crashes surged 10 percent from 2014 to 2015 and increased an additional 5.1 percent in 2016, according to statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). There's no question that fatal […]

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The Most Dangerous Times to Drive

The Deadliest Times To Be On The Road Getting into a vehicle is the single most dangerous thing most people do on a daily basis. Between 30,000 and 40,000 people are killed in motor vehicle accidents each year in the United States. In 2015 alone, 35,092 people died and an additional 2.44 million people were injured in […]

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Driving Mistakes That Cause Truck Crashes

Mistakes To Avoid When Sharing The Road With Trucks Drivers of passenger vehicles, large commercial trucks, and buses are all expected to share the roads safely. However, if truck accident statistics are any indication, what happens when cars, trucks, and buses are out on the road together is anything but peaceful coexistence. According to the […]

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