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Gold Bond Talcum Powder Joins Cancer-Link Litigation

Johnson & Johnson continues to insist to this day that its baby powder is safe, despite pulling the original powder from the market, replacing the talc with cornstarch, a $417 million jury award, and nearly $4.7 billion awarded to a group of women who developed ovarian cancer. For decades, the problem has been known even […]

Alloy Dental Implants

Madris Tomes Kinnard is a former Food and Drug Administration IT project manager. She left the agency because she felt its database did not deliver the adverse event reports in a usable way. Kinnard then came up with a new database to focus on patient safety. Her business, Device Events, uses the 11 million pieces […]

Surviving Financially for a Stay at Home Mom After Divorce

Getting a divorce can be incredibly painful for you and your family. Your whole world is going to change, which can have both ups and downs. Even if you’re looking forward to being divorced, if you were a stay at home mom in your marriage, you’re worried about how you’re going to financially support yourself […]

Seresto Flea and Tick Collars Linked to 1,700 Pet Deaths

You’ve seen the ads of cute family pets running through the fields. They are protected from fleas and ticks because of their Seresto collars, so says Elanco, the manufacturer. But instead of eight months of protection from fleas and ticks, thousands of pets have turned up injured or dead, according to a nonprofit group, far […]

How COVID-19 Has Forever Changed the Home Sales Process

Under normal circumstances, selling a house takes a lot of face-to-face communication with several parties. From in-person house tours and handshakes to roundtable closings, it is difficult to imagine selling (or buying) a house without these formalities. Or so the world thought. Times have changed drastically since the world first came to know about the […]

CDC Reports an Increase in Bicycle Injuries and Deaths for Adults

During our recent COVID-19 shutdown, many Americans decided they would spend more time outdoors. After all, there were no restrictions on getting exercise, and with many offices shut down, the extra time and a need to stay healthy with exercise meant more outdoor activities. But there has been a corresponding increase in the number of […]

Belviq Litigation

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC), it’s estimated that at least one-third of the U.S. population is obese, measured by the BMI or Body mass index scale. For many, the task of losing weight is just too challenging, so a drug that promised to help you regain a more normal weight […]

Are the Courts Ready for Business as Usual after Covid-19?

In early 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic began to sweep across the US, unprecedented mitigation efforts were implemented to “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Social distancing requirements, nonessential business closures, and stay-at-home/shelter in place orders disrupted every area of our society, including the legal industry. The court schedule slowed […]

Are Employers on the Hook for Adverse Reactions if They Mandate a COVID Vaccine?

As the United States starts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and return to something resembling normalcy, questions swirl about the variety of COVID-19 vaccines available. In particular, many employees wonder about the legality of requiring COVID-19 vaccinations and what happens if you suffer an adverse reaction. Learn more about current guidance on this topic, […]

Car Accidents in Franklin, KY

Serving as the county seat of Simpson County, Franklin is known for its number of notable people, Kentucky Downs, and dozens of churches found throughout the city. Not to be confused with Franklin County, the city of Franklin has fewer than 10,000 people, and as such, levels of traffic congestion are relatively low, and car […]