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Update on the Monsanto Lawsuit Over Alleged Connections Between Roundup and Cancer

Plaintiffs in several states have recently filed lawsuits against Monsanto, a major producer of herbicides. The claims allege that Monsanto’s most popular herbicide, Roundup, which contains glyphosate, may cause serious illnesses such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other forms of cancer. The claims also allege that Monsanto was aware of the risks but kept the information…

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Thomas Minkin to be Honored as a Daily Record Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Tom Minkin will be honored as a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at The Daily Record’s annual Leadership in Law event on May 17th, 2018. The award recognizes well-respected members of the Maryland legal community, who have dedicated their valuable time and efforts to the advancement of the profession. A senior attorney who has worked at…

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The Opioid Crisis by The Numbers

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay Millions in Damages Over Talc-Based Mesothelioma

On Wednesday, April 11, jurors in New Brunswick, New Jersey ordered Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier—Imerys Talc America—to pay $117 million in damages to a man suffering from mesothelioma. This verdict was announced in the second of two trials so far alleging that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products contain asbestos. The plaintiff, Mr….

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Modified Surgical Approach and Immunotherapy May Boost Pleural Mesothelioma Survival

A modified version of a pleurectomy, as well as immunotherapy, may boost survival rates for those who suffer from pleural mesothelioma. Here the mesothelioma attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide mesothelioma victims and their families with information regarding the latest treatment opportunities. There are several considerations to keep in mind when electing…

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Nuplazid: Safety Doubts Continue to Linger as Death Toll Increases

Approximately one million people suffer from Parkinson’s disease in the United States and 40 percent of them will experience a psychosis episode. Nuplazid is the first and only medication specifically designed to help treat psychosis in Parkinson’s. However, the drug has come under scrutiny due to safety concerns for patients on using Nuplazid. Here, the…

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Ford Recalls 350,000 F-150s and Expeditions for Faulty Transmission Gears 

In what appears to be a worrying trend for Ford in 2018, the company has yet again initiated a large-scale recall of its vehicles. The recall affects nearly 350,000 vehicles which, according to reports, may have defective transmission gears. This defect could result in the vehicle moving after the driver has placed it in park…

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Ford Recalls 1.5 Million Vehicles for Defective Steering Wheel

Only months after recalling 1.5 million cars due to a failure in designing and manufacturing safe door latches, a new potential defect has led Ford Motors to recall 1.38 million vehicles. The affected vehicles carry a risk that the steering wheels may loosen or detach entirely while operating. Initial reports surrounding the defective steering wheel…

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New Study Shows Possible Correlation Between Opioid Prescriptions and Kickbacks

A recent study conducted by CNN and researchers at Harvard University have found a correlation between opioid prescriptions and payments made to doctors, despite that it is illegal for physicians to receive payments in return for prescribing any forms of medication. Here the medical malpractice attorneys at The Law offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss…

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PharMEDium: Cease and Desist Issued

The product liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos are dedicated to providing consumers with information regarding the latest pharmaceutical safety notifications and recalls. On March 1, 2018 PharMEDium Services LLC was issued a 30-day cease and desist order from the California Board of Pharmacy following an investigation which indicated noncompliance with state…

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