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Olympus Executives Refuse to Answer Questions About Duodenoscope Emails

In 2016, the U.S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee released a report on closed-channel duodenoscope-related infections, noting that they had sickened at least 250 patients worldwide. Duodenoscopes are small tube-like medical devices used to diagnose and treat health problems […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Testosterone MDL Judge Determines Schedule for Bellwether Trials

All federally filed testosterone-replacement lawsuits were consolidated into the Northern District of Illinois in June 2014. Since then, the parties have been working toward selecting a small number of cases to serve as the initial bellwether trials, which are typically […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Dollar General in Bolivar, Ohio, Cited with Three Repeated Safety Violations

Many consumers enjoy going to the Dollar Store, where the one-dollar bill seems to buy you a bit more than in most places. But the Dollar General Corporation has recently been cited for failing to protect their workers. In September […]

Steven Cohn

Some Automakers Still Using Potentially Defective Takata Air Bags

Despite the massive recall of Takata airbags over the past couple of years, consumers may still find that their new cars contain the potentially dangerous devices. That’s because some automakers are still installing them in new cars. Why would this […]

Roopal Luhana

IVC Filters, When Used Long-Term, Put Patients at Risk of Serious Complications

In a new case study published in the medical journal Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, doctors from Baylor health centers in Texas warn that inferior vena cava (IVC) filters left implanted for too long can cause a number of complications […]

Eric T. Chaffin

CDC Recommends Earlier Night Driving Restrictions for Teen Drivers

Young, inexperienced drivers are at a high risk for crashing at night. This, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Not really surprising news, but to address the issue and prevent more injuries, […]

Eric T. Chaffin

AAOS and Other Organizations Warn About Pokemon Go-Related Accidents

Since Pokemon Go exploded on the market several weeks ago, it’s become a phenomenon. According to reports released in July 2016, it’s quickly grown to be the biggest mobile game in U.S. history. That popularity has come with a price, […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Kentucky Plaintiff Blames Onglyza Manufacturers for His Heart Attack

On July 13, 2016, a Kentucky family filed a new lawsuit against the manufacturers of Onglyza, a type 2 diabetes drug. They claim that after the husband took the drug, he suffered from serious injuries. The filed the case in […]

Roopal Luhana

Olympus Aware of Duodenoscope Link to Infections, but Delayed Action

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year. About 23,000 of them die as a result of these infections. There are a number of ways people […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Paralympian Gold Medalist Stephani Victor to Speak at Taylor Allderdice to Help End Distracted Driving

WHAT: Juniors and seniors at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School will be given a dose of reality Wednesday when it comes to the dangers of distracted driving. In observation of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April, Paralympian Stephani Victor, the spokesperson […]