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HTMLNew Jersey High School Undergoing Asbestos Remediation
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2016, previously published on September 19, 2016
About 120 miles southwest of Newark, New Jersey, local school officials at Vineland High School are in the midst of an asbestos removal project. They thought they had completed it years ago. Asbestos was widely used in school construction back in the 1960s when the Vineland school was built. It is...

 

HTMLPower Morcellator Tissue Containment System Approved
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 6, 2016
A tissue containment system for use with power morcellators has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to Gibbs Henderson with Waters Kraus & Paul in Dallas, power morcellator lawsuits have highlighted the risks for women undergoing laparoscopic procedures in...

 

HTMLSteelmaker Fined $170,000 for Asbestos Violations
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 12, 2016
Pittsburgh’s U.S. Steel has been fined $170,000 for exposing seven workers to asbestos hazards. According to Scott Frost, a partner with the mesothelioma law firm Waters Kraus & Paul, steel mill employees have been heavily exposed to asbestos on the job for decades. As a result, they are...

 

HTMLTexas Vaginal Mesh Attorney Praises California, Washington Lawsuit
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2016, previously published on August 30, 2016
California and Washington state have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson, charging that the medical device maker misrepresented the risks of its mesh implants. Transvaginal mesh was supposed to help women suffering from urinary incontinence or pelvic prolapse. Waters...

 

HTMLIndustrial Agriculture Linked to Birth Defects
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2016, previously published on August 23, 2016
When you think about the causes of birth defects and childhood cancer, farming probably doesn’t leap to the top of your mind. But now that America’s traditional family farms have been gobbled up all over the country by industrial agriculture, that’s what’s happening. Factory...

 

HTMLWhistleblower Claims Lead to $30M Settlement for CDI
Michael L. Armitage; Waters, Kraus & Paul;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2016, previously published on August 19, 2016
LOS ANGELES — The California Department of Insurance (CDI) has announced that Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) will pay $30 million to settle fraud and bribery allegations. Whistleblower claims filed by Waters Kraus & Paul charged that the company engaged in drug marketing fraud and paid...

 

HTMLItalian Company Officials Sentenced for Mesothelioma Deaths
Waters Kraus LLP;
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
Waters Kraus LLP;
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
Waters Kraus LLP;
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
Waters Kraus LLP;
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...

 


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