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J&J Recalls Baby Powder Due to Asbestos Concerns

By Jason Bottlinger on November 7, 2019

After years of asserting that their iconic baby powder was safe to use and had no harmful side effects, Johnson & Johnson has recalled 33,000 bottles of its baby powder after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discovered evidence of asbestos in the product.
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The National Legal Battle Over Roundup Is Coming to Nebraska

By Jason Bottlinger on September 9, 2019

In the last three years, there have been over 13,000 lawsuits filed against the agri-chemical giant Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) for the company’s failure to give proper warning to its customers about the potentially carcinogenic effects of Roundup, a popular weed-killer. In three groundbreaking trials in California, Monsanto was ultimately ordered to pay more than $2 billion in damages to a small set of victims. And now, Nebraska has been selected as the next state to see the battle over Roundup play out in the courtroom, setting the stage for a new wave of litigation.
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Surgical Mesh: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

By Jason Bottlinger on August 5, 2019

On July 15, 2019, an attorney for the State of California asked a San Diego judge to award more than $704 million to victims of a faulty implantable mesh made by a subsidiary of corporate giant Johnson & Johnson. The claim, which was filed in 2016, is now being heard in a bench trial: the first such trial to take place between a state attorney general and a mesh manufacturer. We expect the outcome of this lawsuit to set a precedent and create more rights for victims.
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California Couple Awarded $2 Billion in Lawsuit Against Monsanto

By Jason Bottlinger on May 24, 2019

On May 13th, 2019, a jury in Oakland, California, awarded Alva and Alberta Pilliod $2 billion in disciplinary damages after they reached the conclusion that consistent exposure to a weed-killing product produced by Monsanto Co. led to the couple’s cancer diagnoses. The Pilliods were also awarded $55 million for pain and suffering, as well as medical expenses, by the jury.
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The Importance of Individual Representation for Our Veterans

By Jason Bottlinger on March 20, 2019

When a defective product or service has hurt an entire group of people, the injured parties can file a class action lawsuit, allowing all who were harmed to recover damages. You may have received postcards in the mail, informing you that a lawsuit has been filed and that you’ve been identified as being potentially eligible for participation. While it may seem like participating in a class action would require nothing more than responding to such a notice, the process is actually very complicated. But just because it isn’t simple, that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. If you’ve been harmed by a company’s negligence, you should do everything you can to get the compensation you deserve, including contacting an attorney who can advise and represent you.
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Hernia Mesh Failure Causes Dangerous Side Effects

By Jason Bottlinger on December 26, 2018

Hernia mesh implants have been a popular way for surgeons to fix hernias for many years now. But hernia mesh repairs have been known to bring about a lot of unwanted side effects, some of them life-threatening. These complications are especially common with certain types of mesh. In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a class I recall (the most serious type) on counterfeit surgical mesh.
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Who Should File a DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit?

By Jason Bottlinger on December 10, 2018

Hip replacement surgery is painful and requires a lengthy recovery period. Anyone who’s been through such an operation is in no hurry to go through it again. Unfortunately, many patients who had DePuy Pinnacle hip joints used in their hip replacement procedure are facing revision surgery.
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Has Xarelto Caused You Harm?

By Jason Bottlinger on November 26, 2018

Blood flow is essential for all organs in the human body. When blood flow is blocked or slowed, a person’s organs are, essentially, being starved.
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Need to File an Invokana Lawsuit? We Can Help

By Jason Bottlinger on October 30, 2018

Canagliflozin, which goes by the brand names Invokana and Sulisent, is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. Canagliflozin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2013, and has since been prescribed to thousands of Americans.
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What Can Go Wrong With a Metal Hip Implant?

By Jason Bottlinger on September 30, 2018

Hip replacement has been touted as the ultimate solution for people suffering from hip pain in the United States. Metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacements, in particular, have been promoted since the 1990s under the theory that they can stand more wear and tear, and allow a patient to regain a more active lifestyle.

However, metal-on-metal hip implants may cause recipients more harm than help.
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