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October 22, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder for Asbestos Contamination

After years of denying talcum powder’s link to cancer, Johnson & Johnson initiated the massive baby powder recall after officials discovered the presence of asbestos in the popular hygiene product. After substantial testing, the FDA discovered sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos in Johnson & Johnson baby powder sold by an online retailer. The recall, issued […]

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October 17, 2019
Australian Officials Discover Zantac NDMA Contamination in 75% of Tested Tablets

Carcinogens in Zantac Causes Cancer Scare Worldwide Australian drug regulators have discovered dangerously high levels of a carcinogen in 75% of tested Zantac medications. Zantac (ranitidine) has been a popular medication widely used by the public for decades to treat heartburn and acid reflux. However, recent testing indicates that Zantac’s active ingredient is unstable and […]

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October 14, 2019
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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October 4, 2019
Victim Awarded $40.3M for Mesothelioma Caused by Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson must pay over $40 million to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma allegedly caused by J&J talcum powder. After years of using baby powder, Nancy Cabibi was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in 2017. Pleural mesothelioma is a rare form of lung cancer known to be caused by asbestos exposure.  Nancy and her husband, […]

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September 30, 2019
CVS Stops Selling Zantac after Cancer Warnings

Zantac Cancer Scare CVS Pharmacy pulled Zantac from their shelves over the weekend after concerns of the drug's ties to cancer. Earlier this month, the FDA issued a warning that the popular heartburn medication and its generic counterparts contained low levels of a cancer-causing impurity known as NDMA. CVS along with drug retailers across the […]

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September 25, 2019
Stop Vaping Immediately, California Health Officials Warn

In a warning released Tuesday, California health officials instructed the public to stop using e-cigarette products immediately, responding to over 500 reports of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping. Over the last few months, 530 people have been hospitalized across the nation with severe lung injuries linked to vaping. Several of these patients reportedly died […]

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September 6, 2019
215 E-Cigarette Respiratory Illness Cases Reported Across 25 States

In response to growing number of e-cigarette respiratory illness reports, federal health officials issued new safety warnings about the serious risk of e-cigarette users developing severe respiratory illnesses. On August 30, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety communication stating there are currently at least 215 e-cigarette respiratory illness cases reported across […]

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August 22, 2019
Fort Worth Teen’s Testimony on E-Cigarette Dangers Moves Nation to Action

A teen from Fort Worth, TX reports his use of e-cigarettes caused his lungs to fail, leading to his 18-day hospitalization. 17-year-old Tryston Zohfeld shared the details of his story with WFAA to warn the public about the dangers of e-cigarette use. “I really wish I had the knowledge that I do now,” Zohfeld told […]

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August 22, 2019
Vaping-related Breathing Injuries Cause Panic in Multiple States

After nearly two dozen reports of vaping-related breathing problems in young adults across the Midwest, health officials launched a multi-state investigation to find a connection between the cases. In Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, 22 teens and young adults have been hospitalized with severe respiratory illnesses after vaping marijuana or nicotine e-cigarette products. However, doctors have […]

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June 5, 2019
J&J Slammed with $325M Talcum Powder Asbestos Verdict

In the aftermath of an initial $25 million talcum powder asbestos compensatory verdict for a woman with mesothelioma, a New York jury is hitting Johnson & Johnson with another $300 million in punitive damages to punish the personal care behemoth for actively concealing the dangerous nature of its talcum powder products, including the company’s iconic […]

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Our Blog Explores Legal Options After A Dangerous Product Causes Injury

October 22, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder for Asbestos Contamination

After years of denying talcum powder’s link to cancer, Johnson & Johnson initiated the massive baby powder recall after officials discovered the presence of asbestos in the popular hygiene product. After substantial testing, the FDA discovered sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos in Johnson & Johnson baby powder sold by an online retailer. The recall, issued […]

Read More
October 17, 2019
Australian Officials Discover Zantac NDMA Contamination in 75% of Tested Tablets

Carcinogens in Zantac Causes Cancer Scare Worldwide Australian drug regulators have discovered dangerously high levels of a carcinogen in 75% of tested Zantac medications. Zantac (ranitidine) has been a popular medication widely used by the public for decades to treat heartburn and acid reflux. However, recent testing indicates that Zantac’s active ingredient is unstable and […]

Read More
October 14, 2019
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 […]

Read More
October 4, 2019
Victim Awarded $40.3M for Mesothelioma Caused by Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson must pay over $40 million to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma allegedly caused by J&J talcum powder. After years of using baby powder, Nancy Cabibi was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in 2017. Pleural mesothelioma is a rare form of lung cancer known to be caused by asbestos exposure.  Nancy and her husband, […]

Read More
September 30, 2019
CVS Stops Selling Zantac after Cancer Warnings

Zantac Cancer Scare CVS Pharmacy pulled Zantac from their shelves over the weekend after concerns of the drug's ties to cancer. Earlier this month, the FDA issued a warning that the popular heartburn medication and its generic counterparts contained low levels of a cancer-causing impurity known as NDMA. CVS along with drug retailers across the […]

Read More
September 25, 2019
Stop Vaping Immediately, California Health Officials Warn

In a warning released Tuesday, California health officials instructed the public to stop using e-cigarette products immediately, responding to over 500 reports of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping. Over the last few months, 530 people have been hospitalized across the nation with severe lung injuries linked to vaping. Several of these patients reportedly died […]

Read More
September 6, 2019
215 E-Cigarette Respiratory Illness Cases Reported Across 25 States

In response to growing number of e-cigarette respiratory illness reports, federal health officials issued new safety warnings about the serious risk of e-cigarette users developing severe respiratory illnesses. On August 30, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety communication stating there are currently at least 215 e-cigarette respiratory illness cases reported across […]

Read More
August 22, 2019
Fort Worth Teen’s Testimony on E-Cigarette Dangers Moves Nation to Action

A teen from Fort Worth, TX reports his use of e-cigarettes caused his lungs to fail, leading to his 18-day hospitalization. 17-year-old Tryston Zohfeld shared the details of his story with WFAA to warn the public about the dangers of e-cigarette use. “I really wish I had the knowledge that I do now,” Zohfeld told […]

Read More
August 22, 2019
Vaping-related Breathing Injuries Cause Panic in Multiple States

After nearly two dozen reports of vaping-related breathing problems in young adults across the Midwest, health officials launched a multi-state investigation to find a connection between the cases. In Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, 22 teens and young adults have been hospitalized with severe respiratory illnesses after vaping marijuana or nicotine e-cigarette products. However, doctors have […]

Read More
June 5, 2019
J&J Slammed with $325M Talcum Powder Asbestos Verdict

In the aftermath of an initial $25 million talcum powder asbestos compensatory verdict for a woman with mesothelioma, a New York jury is hitting Johnson & Johnson with another $300 million in punitive damages to punish the personal care behemoth for actively concealing the dangerous nature of its talcum powder products, including the company’s iconic […]

Read More
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