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Are Medical Device Manufacturers Risking Your Safety?

Medical device makers gaming the FDA approval system are endangering millions of Americans in the race to compete. Some are even committing medical device fraud.  

More than 200,000 malfunctioned medical devices and over 2,000 device-related deaths are reported each year — sometimes leading to medical device injury lawsuits. These cases and more show that some medical device...

Childhood Cancer & Toxic Exposure: How the EPA Fails to Make America Great Again

A conservative Indiana county goes against party lines to protect its children from cancer-causing toxic exposure.

An increasing number of rare childhood cancers linked to toxic exposure recently turned up in the town of Franklin, Indiana. A group representing parents in the area asked why the EPA has not stopped a cancer-causing toxic gas, trichloroethylene (TCE), from continuing to...

Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos All Along

An investigative report shines a light on the company’s deception about asbestos-contaminated baby powder

Aware that its talcum powder-based products tested positive for asbestos, Johnson & Johnson executives went to great lengths to hide the dangerous truth from the public and regulators, according to internal company documents examined by Reuters.  The investigation documented...

$4.4M Verdict in Asbestos Bowling Ball Trial

Jury sides with the family of a former bowling alley owner who contracted mesothelioma after drilling asbestos-containing bowling balls for years.

LOS ANGELES –– A Los Angeles County jury awarded $4.4 million to the family of a former bowling alley owner, Donald Vanni. The jury found asbestos supplier Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell) responsible for Donald...

For Honored Veterans, the Fight Continues with Mesothelioma

The men and women of the military who protected us now battle for their lives.  

The brave men and women who served in the United States armed forces deserve to be honored and recognized for what they have done for our country. But for many of them, war still exists as they battle for their lives against mesothelioma.

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Dolores Huerta: A Legendary Champion of Farm Workers and Women

One of the most resilient social activists of the 20th century, Dolores Huerta devoted her life to justice, long after she co-founded the United Farm Workers Union (UFW).

The expansion of holidays commemorating Dolores Huerta as a champion of farm workers and women’s rights comes as her on-going efforts continue to ripple through today’s landscape. You can see Huerta’s influence...

$21.4M Benzene Verdict for Deaths of Tire Workers, Brothers

A jury sided with the families of two brothers who died of cancer resulting from exposure to benzene-containing rubber solvent.

LOS ANGELES –– After three days of deliberation, a $21.4 million verdict against Union Oil Company was awarded by a Contra Costa Superior Court jury to the families of two brothers. The brothers each died of cancer linked to...

America’s Opioid Usage Seeps into the Environment

Opioids detected in mussels found on the coast of the Pacific Northwest correlate to high usage in nearby cities.

Shellfish in Washington State have tested positive for the prescription opioid, oxycodone, a powerful painkiller. Scientists from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife found traces of the painkiller in the tissues of native bay mussels in Puget Sound near Seattle....

‘Judicial Hellholes’: The Best Legal Joke of 2018

Judicial Hellholes by Public Justice, Image by Mac Armstrong

Original article published on Public Justice, and written by Arthur H. Bryant, Chairman and Leslie A. Brueckner, Senior Attorney.

Here’s a good riddle: What do you call a court system that holds a drug manufacturer accountable for causing brain damage to children by failing to warn of its drug’s dangers? There are lots of good answers: Fair. Just. True to America’s...

Waters Kraus & Paul Sponsors Major Mesothelioma Symposium

Leading asbestos law firm’s donation supports a three-day exchange of ideas in the field of mesothelioma and fellowship for those affected by the disease.

DALLAS –– Waters Kraus & Paul announces a $17,000 sponsorship supporting the 2019 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. The symposium is one of the foremost events exploring this rare...

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