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E-Cigarette Explosions Causing Burns & Other Injuries

E-cigarettes and vaporizers seem to be all the rage right now for those seeking a “healthier alternative” to cigarettes. However, more and more studies are showing that E-cigarettes and vaporizers are not safe alternatives to regular cigarettes. And now, the […]

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Plaintiff Verdict of $1.75M in Risperdal Gynecomastia Suit

A $1.75 million verdict was recently awarded in the third case against Janssen Pharmaceuticals of Johnson & Johnson for allegedly failing to warn patients of the risks of gynecomastia in connection with the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Gynecomastia is the development […]

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Emissions Test Scandal Leads to Resignation of Volkswagen CEO

Martin Winterkorn, CEO for Volkswagen the last eight years, resigned last week in the wake of a growing scandal over falsified emissions tests estimated to affect 11 million vehicles worldwide. “I am doing this in the interests of the company […]

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Alleged Mitsubishi Fuso Defective Emissions Being Investigated

A nationwide investigation into Mitsubishi Fuso trucks equipped with BlueTec® technology emission control is underway after a federal court denied the truck maker’s motions to strike class action allegations and breach of warranty claims brought by a grocery store chain. […]

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FDA Warns Noven’s ADHD Patch Can Cause Skin Disfiguration

The U.S. Administration on Thursday said Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s patch used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could cause permanent loss of skin color. Noven’s methylphenidate transdermal system, sold as the Daytrana Patch, can cause the discolorations, which are disfiguring […]

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Ikea Dresser recall

Ikea North America Services LLC and the U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission together released information detailing the massive recall, saying the retail chain has agreed to give consumers a wall anchoring kit in order to repair the dressers and drawer […]

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Legal Ramifications of Amtrak Crash in Philadelphia

The Legal Intelligence has reported In the wake of the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that reportedly killed at least seven and injured in excess of 100 people, lawsuits are certain to be filed. However, attorneys have said until federal […]

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Benicar Gastrointestinal Side Effect Lawsuits Consolidated

A request to consolidate lawsuits involving the drug Benicar, has been granted by a federal judicial panel in New Jersey. The suits allege the prescription drug Benicar, used to treat high blood-pressure, can cause severe gastrointestinal injuries. It further claims […]

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Jury Rules in Favor of Plaintiff in Risperdal Breast Enlargement Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson lost its first case related to gynecomastia, the abnormal development of breasts in men, and the use of Risperdal, when a Philadelphia jury ruled against them on Tuesday. Attorney Steven Sheller took the case and partnered with Thomas Kline of Kline […]

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Viagra linked to melanoma

In the June 2014 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, study authors Wen-Qing Li, PhD; Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH; Kathleen C. Robinson, PhD; and Jiali Han, PhD delved into that very subject through the undertaking of a prospective cohort study […]