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Drugs
Scott Gottlieb: The FDA Commissioner America Needed
Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation as FDA Commissioner just a couple of weeks ago and will officially leave the agency in a just […]
March 19, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Products
3M Lawsuits Consumers Should Know
Whether you know it or not, you probably use 3M Company products every day. They make “damage-free” adhesive strips for hanging pictures and wall […]
March 14, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Legal Look: Missouri Lawsuit Bill, Roundup Theatrics & Imerys Talc Insurance Tussle
This week, the Legal Look reviews a new Missouri bill that could make it harder for big verdicts in joinedered lawsuits, some lawyer theatrics […]
March 8, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Sartan Blood Pressure Drug Lawsuits Gaining Traction
Valsartan is not the only sartan-based blood pressure medication to raise concerns in recent months. Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started […]
March 5, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
Adverse Event Reporting: What You Need to Know
According the the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), all drug and device safety information is thoroughly vetted before a product gains approval. […]
February 28, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Legal Look: $3 Million Verdicts, Juul Nicotine Levels, and More 3M Earplug Problems
In this issue of the Legal Look we review two separate $3 million verdicts – one in an IVC filter bellwether trial and another […]
February 19, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
New York Extends Statute of Limitations for Child Sexual Abuse Victims
Yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act, a bill that revises the statute of limitations for victims who were sexually […]
February 15, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Medical Devices
Mirena Adverse Events are Making Headlines Again
Recent news coverage has highlighted the many side effects reported for Mirena contraceptives, largely focusing on a rare neurological condition called pseudotumor cerebri. The […]
February 14, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Top Personal Injury Lawsuits to Watch in 2019
A month into 2019, there are already some interesting lawsuits shaping up that could dominate the year’s legal news, the way that talcum powder […]
February 6, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Products
Texas Veteran Files Lawsuit Over Defective 3M Combat Earplugs
Sergeant Scott Rowe is suing 3M Company, claiming their defective Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 (CAEV2) caused his hearing problems. Sgt. Rowe spent time […]
January 31, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Prilosec vs Nexium vs Prevacid
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first prescription proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) in 1989 as a treatment for heartburn caused by acid […]
January 23, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Types of Damages in Drug, Medical Device and Personal Injury Lawsuits
We discuss drug, medical device, and personal injury lawsuits frequently, and those discussions may leave readers with a lot of questions. Sometimes the judge […]
January 17, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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