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Essure: permanent birth control or permanent problem?

On August 20, 2020, Bayer released a statement announcing 90% of the U.S. Essure claims would be resolved with a 1.6 billion dollar payout. At the time of the press release, there were a total of 39,000 claims of device-related injuries. Bayer…

The Legal Woes of Elmiron

The trouble with Johnson & Johnson's talc baby powder was not the last of their legal woes. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is now adding to the legal battles. One particular medication, Elmiron, has presented…
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Motorcycle accidents increase during Covid-19 pandemic

The country is full-fledged in the middle of a pandemic. Some areas remain shutdown; others have restricted hours or operation standards for business. Numerous have regulations against group sizes. This grasp to control the spread via restrictions…
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Johnson & Johnson Talcum Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits

In what appeared to be a breakthrough, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) pulled the trigger on ceasing sales of its talc-based baby powder. Don't assume this cessation is admission to guilt.  J&J's May 19th, 2020 statement stated due to…
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COVID-19, Nursing Homes, and Long-term Care: A perfect storm

It is no secret that nursing homes are hot spots for infectious diseases. A recent New York Times article found over 135,000 residents and staff members of nursing homes and long term care facilities tested positive for COVID-19. To date 1/3…
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Does COVID-19 Qualify as Workers’ Compensation?

In nearly every news article or social media post, COVID-19 is the topic. Americans are rushing to the unemployment offices with claims surpassing the 1982 record. What if you are not laid off, but instead, are sickened with coronavirus on the…
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Zantac and ranitidine – how we got here and what you need to know

Zantac is the latest drug outed by Valisure. This online pharmaceutical company analyzes each batch of medications. Distinguishing them from other pharmacies, Valisure's testing procedures ensure their customers receive drugs free from any known…
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The Plight of Truck Drivers and Drowsy Driving

With the increase in online shopping and consumerism, the truck driving industry has grown in step. Over the last decade, the industry increased 5% and anticipates the trend to continue during this current decade to meet the demand. Companies…
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Workers’ Comp 101

Talk to any Human Resources personnel, and the first thing they will tell you is if you become injured at work, report it immediately. Although a few specific situations will not be covered, most generally, you are. This is regardless if the…
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Johnson and Johnson’s case of asbestos exposure

Johnson & Johnson is in the spotlight for its talc powder and a potential link to an increased risk of cancer. According to an NPR article, the company claims its products have always been asbestos-free and safe for use. Around 14,000 cases…