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Johnson & Johnson Faces U.S. Criminal Probe Related to Baby Powder

The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal investigation into whether pharmaceutical giants, Johnson & Johnson lied to the public about the possible cancer risks of its talcum powder. Here, the product liability attorneys at the Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide an update on the latest events surrounding the federal investigation. A Criminal Probe…

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Updates to Bair Hugger Infection Litigation

There have been over 5,600 lawsuits filed against 3M in regards to their Bair Hugger warming blankets, which are medical devices that regulate a patient’s temperature during surgical procedures, due to accusations that the temperature management systems may cause infection. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide an overview…

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Monsanto’s Xtendimax Faces Litigation As a Result of Environmental Damage

Monsanto’s weed-killer, Xtendimax, was first permitted for use in 2016, which resulted in traveling vapor clouds that caused damage to a significant amount of crops, wild plants and a variety of animal species, according to the Center for Food Safety. Here, the environmental litigation attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos detail the legal…

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Optetrak Knee Replacement Linked to Severe Complications

While millions of Americans have undergone knee replacement surgeries to correct injuries, manage symptoms of arthritis or increase mobility, knee replacement system Exactech Optetrak has been linked to damaging complications. Here, the medical device and product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss Optetrak knee replacement complications and how a dedicated product…

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FDA Includes Black Box Warning on Gout Medicine Uloric

As of February 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has stated that there is a higher risk of death associated with gout medicine Uloric (febuxostat) compared to other gout medicines. The FDA has now included a Black Box Warning for Uloric as a result of the recent findings. Here, the pharmaceutical liability attorneys at…

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Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit Updates

Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against talc manufacturers under claims that their products have allegedly caused mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Here, the mesothelioma and product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide updates on lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson and other manufacturers regarding claims that talc exposure led to diagnoses…

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Updates on IVC Filter Lawsuits

As of September of 2018, there were over 9,000 lawsuits filed against two major IVC filter manufacturers, and that number is projected to continue to grow. Here, the medical product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos give an overview of IVC filter litigation, including the fifth Bard bellwether trial which began in…

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Updates on Risks Surrounding Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) decrease the production of stomach acid that is responsible for the development of ulcers in the stomach, duodenum and esophagus. However, this grouping of drugs is linked to a variety of risks and side effects, and there is a growing list of lawsuits that have been filed in response to these…

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Zostavax 2019 Litigation Updates

Zostavax, a vaccine administered to protect against herpes zoster, otherwise known as shingles, is now being contested in approximately 550 cases in multidistrict litigation (MDL). Here, the Baltimore pharmaceutical liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss updates in Zostavax litigation for 2019. Zostavax was Intended to Weaken the Shingles Virus When Zostavax…

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Jury Awards $80 Million in Damages in Roundup Cancer Trial

A jury in San Francisco has awarded a California man $80 million in damages after he claimed that the herbicide Roundup played a significant role in the development of his cancer. Here, the product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the most recent developments of the Roundup lawsuits. The Jury’s Decision…

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