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Drugs
Discontinued FDA Reporting Program Hid Millions of Adverse Events
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the end of a controversial reporting program that allowed private submission of certain medical device […]
May 22, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Legal Look: Sorin 3T Settlement, Vatican Abuse Reporting Law & Rideshare “Dooring” Lawsuits
In this issue of the Legal Look, we review recent news about a settlement of most Sorin 3T lawsuits, a new Vatican law that […]
May 16, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
Historic Roundup Verdict Awards $2 Billion to Couple with Cancer
The latest verdict in a Roundup lawsuit comes with a jury award of more than $2 billion – that’s right, billion with a B. This […]
May 14, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Does Uloric Cause Heart Attacks?
Uloric has been in the headlines recently due to an announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in February that a new […]
May 8, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Anticoagulant Antidotes: A Safety Requirement
Blood thinners, or anticoagulants, interfere with the body’s clotting mechanisms in an effort to decrease the risks of clot, stroke, embolism and deep vein […]
May 2, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Safety
Construction Safety Week 2019: What It Is and What You Can Do
We pass them on our way to work or see them working nearby, but how often do we consider the commitment and risk that […]
April 30, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
2019 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Do you have some old prescriptions that you never finished in the back of your medicine cabinet? Perhaps a parent or other older family […]
April 26, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
Legal Look: Monsanto Mediation, TVM Takedown and Talc Transfers
In this issue of the Legal Look we are examining a judge’s order for Monsanto to mediate the latest Roundup lawsuit, the FDA’s recent […]
April 25, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
What Is Off-Label Drug Use?
The term “off-label drug use” sounds pretty serious, like it might be risky or illegal, but it’s actually very common. Still, if you read […]
April 19, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
States Are Trying to Limit Personal Injury Damages
For decades, Republican legislators in Florida have sought to limit the amount of certain types of legal damages plaintiffs can receive. With the appointment […]
April 12, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
3M Earplug Lawsuits Transferred to MDL
This week a federal judicial panel consolidated more than 640 lawsuits alleging 3M’s defective military earplugs caused hearing damage and loss. The cases were […]
April 5, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Johnson & Johnson Settled Three Talc-Related Mesothelioma Lawsuits
Lawyers for Johnson & Johnson settled several talcum powder lawsuits last week, creating abundant speculation about changes to their legal strategy. In keeping with […]
April 3, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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