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Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

A vital food safety program was saved from budget cuts this week, enabling the country’s largest—although considered by experts to be far too small—produce-safety testing program to continue.

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Device

Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Device

Wright Medical Inc. took steps in to 2006 to convince the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to reject pre-market approval of rival Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham metal-on-metal hip implant. Wright Medical, which makes two metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, the Conserve and the Lieneage device, filed a citizen petition ...

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Bayer Yaz, Yasmin Blood Clot Lawsuit Settlements Stand at $147 Million

Bayer AG reported yesterday that it continues to settle Yaz and Yasmin birth control pill lawsuits. According to a report from Bloomberg News, the company said in its latest Stockholder Newsletter that it has settled 651 Yaz and Yasmin blood clot lawsuits for a total of $147 million. The average ...

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Parker Waichman Representing Another Louisiana Plaintiff in Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

A Louisiana man has become the latest to claim that his taking the type 2 diabetes drug Actos resulted in developing bladder cancer. He has filed a lawsuit against the Japanese manufacturer of the drug and the marketer of it in the U.S., claiming they failed to warn about this ...

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Smokers More Vulnerable to Joint Replacement Failures

People who smoke cigarettes before and after receiving a total joint replacement, such as a hip replacement device or knee implant, are far more likely to endure revision surgeries on those implants than people who don’t smoke.

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What Action Will the FDA Take on E-cigarettes?

What Action Will the FDA Take on E-cigarettes?

As health and quality concerns trouble the e-cigarette industry, experts and the public await the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s action to regulate the devices.

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Lawsuit Alleges Bi-Lateral DePuy ASR Hip Implant Resulted in Elevated Chromium and Cobalt Levels, Need for Revision Surgery

DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, continue to be named in lawsuits by metal-on-metal hip replacement recipients who suffered severe injuries, including elevated chromium and cobalt levels, allegedly due to recalled ASR hip implant devices. Most recently, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP filed suit on ...

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Post -Tonsillectomy Morphine Life-Threatening in Children

Post -Tonsillectomy Morphine can be Life-Threatening in Children, Study Finds

A new study published in Pediatrics suggests that morphine can result in life-threatening respiratory problems when given to children after a tonsillectomy.

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DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

The NFL has initiated a probe into the New England Patriots following allegations that the team intentionally used overly deflated footballs.

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1,000+ Australians Join DePuy ASR Hip Implant Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit filed in Australia over DePuy Orthopaedics’ recalled metal-on-metal ASR Hip Implants has signed up more than 1,000 plaintiffs. The attorneys representing the Australian ASR Hip Implant lawsuit plaintiffs recently told The Courier-Mail that damages in the lawsuit are expected to be worth more than $200 million. One ...

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Bausch & Lomb Renu with MoistureLoc Tests Faulty, New Study Says

< "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/renu_contact_solution">Renu with MoistureLoc, the Bausch & Lomb contact lens solution that was responsible for a massive outbreak of Fusarium Keratitis in 2006, was never adequately tested to insure that it was resistant to microbial contamination.   According to a new … Continue reading

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Bausch & Lomb CEO Steps Down, 2 Years after Renu with MoistureLoc Recall

The Bausch & Lomb CEO who oversaw the < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/renu_contact_solution">Renu with MoistureLoc recall debacle has stepped down.  Last year, under Ronald Zarella, who served as Bausch & Lomb CEO since 2001, the company was sold to private equity firm Warburg … Continue reading

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Bausch & Lomb, Still Reeling from ReNu with MoistureLoc Recall, Announces UK Job Cuts

Bausch & Lomb, the maker of recalled < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/renu_contact_solution">ReNu with MoistureLoc Contact Lens Solution, announced that it would be eliminating 250 jobs at one of its plants in the United Kingdom. The job cuts are just the latest bit of … Continue reading

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Bausch & Lomb Goes to Court to Force Insurers to Pay for Renu with MoistureLoc Lawsuits

Bausch & Lomb, maker of the recalled < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/renu_contact_solution">Renu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution, is trying to force several insurance companies to help it pay for more than 1,000 lawsuits filed against the company over the tainted product.  That insurance … Continue reading

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