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Consumers Lose When Drug Companies Fund Studies
This post was contributed to ConsumerSafety.org by Kate Harveston. Investigational drug studies are, in general, a good thing — they help bring new medications […]
October 16, 2017
Author Staff
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Health
Cerebral Palsy: Through My Eyes
This is the second post in a two-part interview series on cerebral palsy. Read the first interview with Ellen Seidman. Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day, […]
October 6, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Health
Cerebral Palsy: Understanding and Embracing the Journey
This is the first in a two-part interview series on cerebral palsy. Read the second interview with Alicia Searcy. October 6 is World Cerebral […]
October 4, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Health
J&J Knew About Asbestos in Talc More Than 40 Years Ago
Johnson & Johnson may be in trouble again if newly released documents from a trial in St. Louis, MO, is any indication. Not only […]
October 2, 2017
Author Sydney Ziverts
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Legal
$55 Million Ristesund Talc Verdict Continues J&J Losses
After 40 years of using Johnson & Johnson’s Shower-to-Shower body powder and baby powder products for her feminine hygiene needs, Sioux Falls resident Gloria […]
September 30, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Food
Equifax Lawsuits, Coffee Cancer & Vaginal Mesh Settlements
The Equifax data breach continues to make big headlines, but we should not let it overshadow the other threats to consumer health, safety, and […]
September 27, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
$70 Million Giannecchini Talc Verdict Over Cancer Diagnosis
In 2012, Deborah Giannecchini was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 59. With a death toll of about 22,000 women each year, […]
September 23, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
$72 Million Fox Talc Verdict Rocks J&J
At the age of 62, Alabama resident Jacqueline Fox died of ovarian cancer. Fox was diagnosed with the disease three years before her death. […]
September 13, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Big-Money Verdicts, Food Safety Lawsuits & More
Some big things are happening in the world of product liability litigation, with huge verdicts against major corporations coming in left and right. On […]
September 5, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
J&J Finally Wins Talc Lawsuit Victory
After using Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder daily for 36 years, Nora Daniels was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2013 at the age of […]
August 27, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
$417 Million Echeverria Talc Verdict Wallops J&J
The first talcum powder lawsuit in California came to a close with a thunderous $417 million settlement against Johnson & Johnson on Monday August […]
August 21, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
The Legal Look: Breast Implant Cancer, J&J Vaginal Mesh and Roundup Relationship Problems
With many courts on summer break, product liability lawsuits have slowed down some as we enter August. But that doesn’t mean anything’s truly slowed […]
August 9, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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