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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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Legal
Legal Look: New York Priest Abuse Lawsuits, 3rd Roundup Trial and 3M Earplug MDL
In this issue of the Legal Look, we review a wave of new priest abuse lawsuits set to enter New York courts, the third […]
March 29, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
$775 Million Xarelto Settlement for 25,000 Pending Lawsuits
Court documents released Monday indicate Bayer and Johnson and Johnson will settle all federal Xarelto blood thinner lawsuits. The $775 million settlement will be […]
March 25, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
2nd Roundup Verdict Goes Against Monsanto
UPDATE 3/28/19: A unanimous jury awarded $80 million to the plaintiff, finding that Monsanto had a duty to warn Hardeman and other consumers about […]
March 21, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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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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