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Robert Blanchard

New Danger from E-Cigs – Explosion

While the full extent of the harm posed by using e-cigarettes is still being debated, the devices themselves are already causing severe injuries. As reported in a recent article: Earlier last year, a young man from Albany, New York, was […]

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Studies Relate Talcum Powder To Ovarian Cancer

Since we can’t trust the manufacturers of merchandise that we purchase with our safety, we have to stay informed about the dangers that can be posed by everyday household products. Case in point: a recent jury verdict has found that talcum powder caused a […]

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Why the FDA Can’t Protect You

Unless we have people in charge of the FDA who really care about consumer health and safety, you can’t rely on this government agency to protect you. Obama’s appointment to head the FDA has been the subject of fierce criticism […]

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IVC Filter – Medical Device Maker Charged with Breaking the Law

As reported here (see article), a federal judge in Arizona has been appointed to oversee numerous lawsuits filed against C.R. Bar, Inc. arising from injuries related to its blood clot filter device known as an IVC (inferior vena cava) filter. According […]

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Airbag Recall A Danger to Takata Employees

In the wake of injury lawsuits and a federal criminal investigation over exploding air bag inflators, management at manufacturer Takata is undergoing a major restructuring. The current company president, Stefan Stocker, announced that he is abdicating in favor of chairman […]

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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit and Stress Incontinence

The type of medical devices that have been the cause of lawsuits for many a transvaginal mesh patients were originally designed to treat hernia. Mesh devices were later used to treat a condition known as urinary stress incontinence, a condition whereby some physical […]

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Granuflo Lawsuit Update: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Claims

When filing a lawsuit against an individual or a corporate entity for negligence, it is important to allege the correct claims against the right defendants – as many individuals pursuing a Granuflo lawsuit in Colorado recently discovered. In April, the […]

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Boehringer-Ingelheim: Being a Poor Loser?

The first courtroom trials involving Pradaxa liability are scheduled to start in September. The blood-thinning  drug has been linked to serious bleeding injuries and death. Aside from being “the most complained about drug in America” according to several news reports […]

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Filing a Granuflo Lawsuit? Here’s a Story of Interest

We have posted many stories here about whistleblowers and how large corporations retaliate against them. Unfortunately for corporate defendants, this tactic can easily backfire. It may not necessarily cause a judge and jury to rule in a plaintiff’s favor, as […]

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The Acetaminophen Hidden In Your Meds

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been busy issuing new warnings about acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol that has been implicated in thousands of cases of liver damage. The main warning is about the maximum adult […]