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Andrew D'Arcy

TALCUM POWDER CANCER LAWSUITS

According to a recent court filing, Johnson & Johnson now faces talcum powder lawsuits brought by more than 4,000 plaintiffs nationwide, with most involving allegations that years of using Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower-to-Shower caused adult women to develop ovarian […]

Andrew D'Arcy

MIRENA IUD AND PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI RISK

The side effects of a Mirena IUD caused a Pennsylvania woman to develop severe migraine headaches, blurred vision and a host of other health problems associated with the buildup of fluid pressure around her brain, according to allegations raised in […]

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ONGLYZA – POSSIBLE INCREASED RISK OF HEART FAILURE

AstraZeneca’s prescription medication Onglyza, used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, may cause an increase in certain cardiovascular events, and could even result in death.  Onglyza received FDA approval on July 31st, 2009, and is used to help control […]

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ZIMMER  BIOMET SHOULDER IMPLANT  RECALL

The FDA has provided additional information to patients and medical providers regarding the recall of the Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Implant initiated by Zimmer Biomet on December 20, 2016. The recall has been designated a “Class 1” recall, which reflects the […]

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HONDA EXPANDS TAKATA AIR BAG RECALL

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp.  The company announced the expansion Tuesday, adding to the 1.29 million Honda […]

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$70M JURY AWARD TO CALIFORNIA WOMAN IN BABY POWDER LAWSUIT

Last Thursday, a St. Louis jury  awarded a California woman  more than $70  million in her  lawsuit alleging that years  of  using Johnson  & Johnson’s baby powder caused her cancer, the latest case raising concerns about  the  health  ramifications of  […]

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NURSE ASSIST IV FLUSH SYRINGE RECALL

A Nurse Assist IV flush  syringe  recall was announced by the FDA on October 4, following several reports that indicate patients developed Burkholderia cepacia bloodstream infections after receiving saline flushes from prepackaged syringes. Burkholderia  cepacia is a group of complex […]

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TOYOTA RECALLS 1.4 MILLION CARS – AIR BAG ISSUE

Toyota Motor Corp. said late on Tuesday it is recalling 1.43 million hybrid Prius and Lexus CT200h cars worldwide because of a possible airbag inflator defect.  The faulty air bags are not related to recent massive recalls of Takata air […]

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JOHNSON & JOHNSON DEMANDAS DE TALCO EN POLVO CANCER

Por segunda vez en tres meses, un jurado de St. Louis ha ordenado a Johnson & Johnson a otorgar $55 millones de dólares a una mujer que afirmó haber desarrollado cáncer endometrioide como resultado del uso de polvos de talco […]

Andrew D'Arcy

JOHNSON & JOHNSON TALCUM POWDER CANCER LAWSUITS

For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to award $55 million to a woman who contended that she developed endometrioid cancer as a result of years of talcum powder use.  The […]