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HTMLItalian Company Officials Sentenced for Mesothelioma Deaths
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Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 8, 2016
Most mesothelioma asbestos lawsuits in the United States do not end with a criminal conviction and jail sentence for those found to be responsible. Things recently went very differently for former company officials with Italian electronics company Olivetti. Several company managers were sentenced...

 

HTMLMetal-On-Metal Implants by Zimmer Cup May Impair New Bone Growth, Study Shows
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Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016
Researchers in Berlin have developed further confirmation that the chromium and cobalt ions released into the body from metal-on-metal hip implants, like the Zimmer Durom Cup, contribute to osteolysis, or bone loss. The study was conducted by physicians and scientists with DRK Klinikum Westend and...

 

HTMLPleurectomy Yields Better Quality of Life for Mesothelioma Patients
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Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2016, previously published on July 27, 2016
Mesothelioma health care providers attending the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago listened with interest to a presentation of researchers’ findings that the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) with pleurectomy and decortication (PD)...

 

HTML2016 Transvaginal Mesh Study Reports Continued Incontinence Problem
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Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2016, previously published on July 18, 2016
A recent study of transvaginal mesh published in the May 2016 issue of International Urogynecology Journal reports what many Waters Kraus & Paul clients have experienced firsthand. “Even after undergoing surgery,” says Rachel Gross, Texas transvaginal mesh attorney, “problems...

 

HTMLAmericans Still at Risk for Mesothelioma from Asbestos
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Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on June 6, 2016
Decades after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began regulating and eventually banning the use of asbestos in a wide variety of products, asbestos continues to cause the deaths of thousands of Americans each year, including the roughly 3000 who are diagnosed every year with mesothelioma....

 

HTMLIVC Filter Lawsuits Consolidated in Federal Court
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Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016
Hundreds of IVC filter lawsuits against C.R. Bard Inc. (Bard) have been transferred to a federal multi-district litigation (MDL) judge in Phoenix, Arizona. To date, more than 400 blood clot filter cases have been filed in federal court against the New Jersey-based medical device maker. Bard has...

 

HTML700 Sue Metal-on-Metal Hip Manufacturers in Britain
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Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 4, 2016
Seven hundred Britains have filed a massive metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuit against three makers of the dangerously defective implants. The defendants in the case reportedly include: Zimmer, which made the Durom cup implant; DePuy, the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that made the Pinnacle...

 

HTMLTransvaginal Mesh Maker to Shut Down
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Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on May 16, 2016
The Astora Women’s Health division of Endo International PLC is calling it quits as the division faces thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits. Endo is just one manufacturer of dangerous vaginal mesh — implanted in thousands of women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse or urinary...

 

HTMLFlint, Michigan Children Exposed to Dangerous Lead Levels
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Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 1, 2016
Though the city of Flint, Michigan is surrounded by the largest freshwater supply in the world, its citizens have been drinking tap water contaminated with lead and other dangerous substances. Lead exposure is known to cause a number of problems in children, including: a reduction in IQ; attention...

 

HTMLPesticide Linked to Birth Defects May Contaminate Crops
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Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016
Glyphosate is the most popular herbicide in the world. Yet in 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer warned that the substance is a likely carcinogen. The state of California agrees. And animal studies have linked the widely used weed killer to birth...

 


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