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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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Drugs
Legal Look: Valsartan Recalls, Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis, J&J Talc Asbestos Lawsuits and Roundup Class Actions
In this issue of the Legal Look, we are covering a would-be Roundup class action lawsuit in Wisconsin that was denied certification, the expansion […]
January 16, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
How to Read Prescription Drug Labels
Though we may not always notice, pharmacists serve a vital role in our healthcare team, ensuring that prescriptions make sense, get dispensed correctly, and […]
January 10, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Drug and Device Safety During the 2019 Government Shutdown
As the partial federal government shutdown stretches into its third week, even people who don’t work for the government are beginning to feel its […]
January 8, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Products
Bayer Lawsuits Consumers Should Know
Most people know Bayer Corporation as the developer of commercial grade aspirin, but the pharmaceutical giant does a lot more than produce one of […]
January 3, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Medical Devices
Essure Oversight to Extend Beyond Discontinuation of US Sales
In a statement issued this afternoon, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. outlined new steps the agency hopes will reduce potential risks the Essure device […]
December 20, 2018
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Products
J&J Has Been Lying About Asbestos in Talc For Decades
In a shocking new expose, internal documents going back more than 40 years show Johnson and Johnson not only knew about carcinogenic asbestos in […]
December 19, 2018
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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