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New York Child Victims Act: 1-Year “Look Back” Window Begins
In February 2019, New York State’s governor signed the Child Victims Act into law. This Wednesday, August 14, 2019, one major provision of the […]
August 13, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
Legal Look: Johnson & Johnson’s Talc Win, $7.7 M Hip Implant Verdict, More Vaping Health Risks
This week’s Legal Look covers Johnson & Johnson’s legal win regarding their talcum powder litigation, a legal loss surrounding Zimmer hip implants, and the […]
August 6, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Medical Devices
Device Disasters: The Need for Reporting Transparency
This is the final post in a three-part series about medical device regulation. See our first post in the Device Disasters series about grandfathered […]
August 2, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
$2 Billion Roundup Verdict Cut
Yesterday, California Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith reduced Alva and Alberta Pilliod’s historic $2 billion Roundup verdict by 95% to just $86.7 million. This […]
July 26, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Medical Devices
FDA Links Breast Implants to Cancer, Allergan Issues Global Recall
Top Three Messages for Breast Implant Recipients Specific models of Allergan breast implants are associated with 6x greater risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large […]
July 26, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Medical Devices
Device Disasters: How Daisy Chain Devices Leave Safety Behind
This is the second post in a three-part series about medical device regulation. In our first post in the Device Disasters series, we explained […]
July 25, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Medical Devices
Device Disasters: How Grandfathered Medical Devices Rigged the System
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s oversight of medical devices has come under scrutiny numerous times since the agency began actively regulating devices […]
July 19, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: Roundup Verdict Slashed, Criminal Probe into J&J Talc Coverup, $1 Billion Pelvic Mesh Trial
In this issue of the Legal Look, we review the recent reduction of an $80 million Roundup verdict, a new investigation looking into whether […]
July 16, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Uloric vs Allopurinol
Top 3 Differences Between Uloric & Allopurinol Gout Drugs: Uloric patients had a 34% higher risk of cardiovascular death and 22% higher risk of […]
July 11, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Legal Look: Bayer’s Legal Addition, FDA Approves “Pink Viagra” & Million Dollar Awards
This issue of Legal Look explores the future of Bayer’s glyphosate litigation, reviews the newest controversial drug to gain FDA approval, and takes a […]
July 2, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
JUUL Health Risks Are Worse Than We Thought
Arguments about the relative safety of JUUL and other e-cigarette devices have been part of the public discourse since vapes first came on the […]
June 26, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Fourth Probable Carcinogen Found in Valsartan Medication
Last week brought a shocking new discovery to the year-long saga of generic blood pressure medication recalls. The online pharmaceutical retailer Valisure reportedly found […]
June 21, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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