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Connecticut Veteran Joins Growing Litigation Over 3M Combat Arms Earplugs

A Connecticut man has become one of the most recent military veterans to sue the 3M Company over allegedly defective Combat Arms Earplugs. According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, on March 19th, Jonathan … Continue reading

Monsanto Roundup Jury Hears Misconduct Claims, as Federal Trial Enters 2nd Phase

A closely-watched trial involving Roundup weed killer and its alleged potential to cause cancer entered its second phase Wednesday, when jurors in San Francisco federal court were told of Monsanto’s alleged efforts to manipulate science and conceal the health risks … Continue reading

Mounting Breast Implant Illness Reports Prompt Renewed Concern at FDA

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is taking another look at breast implant illness, amid mounting reports tying the popular devices to joint pain, severe fatigue, and other serious health problems. Breast Implant Illness Reports Not Taken Seriously Roughly … Continue reading

FDA Approves New Generic Valsartan Amid Continuing Blood Pressure Drug Recalls

In a bid to alleviate shortages stemming from ongoing blood pressure drug recalls, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new generic version of valsartan. Blood Pressure Drug Recalls Impact 20+ Countries Valsartan is the generic name … Continue reading

Clergy Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Claims West Virginia Diocese Knowingly Employed Predatory Priest

The West Virginia Attorney General has sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston a for knowingly employing child sexual abusers. This latest clergy sexual abuse lawsuit was filed on Tuesday in Wood County Circuit, and accuses the diocese of violating West … Continue reading

Roundup Cancer Jury Finds for Plaintiff After 1st Phase of Federal Trial

A federal jury has found that Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer was a “substantial factor” in a California man’s cancer, concluding the first phase of a closely watched bellwether trial. Roundup Lawsuit Blamed Glyphosate for Cancer Edwin Hardeman, 77, had use … Continue reading

European Regulator Investigating Xeljanz Pulmonary Embolism Risk

Regulators in Europe have launched a safety review of Xeljanz, amid concern that patients might be more likely to suffer a pulmonary embolism or die while taking a higher dose of the medication. The European Xeljanz review was announced on … Continue reading

New Technology Could Allow MS Patients to Avoid Gadolinium-Based MRI Scans

The growing availability of new technology could allow doctors to monitor disease progression in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients without using  gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents. New Tech Improved Images on Gadolinium-Free MRIs People with relapsing MS generally undergo MRI brain scans with … Continue reading

Baby Powder Lawsuit News: Johnson & Johnson Hit With $29.4 Million Mesothelioma Verdict

Johnson & Johnson was hit with a massive verdict in another Baby Powder lawsuit yesterday, when a California jury awarded $29 million to a woman who claims asbestos-tainted talc caused her terminal cancer. The company’s shares fell some 2% in … Continue reading

Connecticut Diocese Agrees to $900,000 Clergy Sexual Abuse Settlement

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut, will pay $900,000 to a man who was allegedly abused hundreds of times by the late Rev. Paul Hebert at Holy Trinity Church in the 1990s. 3rd Clergy Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Involving Paul … Continue reading

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