21 Mar 2019

Farmer watering plants
A jury in U.S. District Court in San Francisco unanimously determines Roundup a ‘substantial factor’ in a homeowner’s development of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The victim, California resident Edwin Hardeman was diagnosed with this form of cancer of using Roundup for 26 years to control poison oak and weeds on his property. Second Jury Finds Roundup Causes Cancer This is the second jury to...

23 Jul 2018

Lethargic woman sitting on couch
Bayer has announced it will stop selling Essure in the United States at the end of the year. The move comes after the FDA restricted the sale and distribution of the device across the country, which Bayer has committed to continue to ensure that females are fully informed of the increased risks that have been associated with the birth control device. On April 9, 2018, the FDA issued a...

05 Feb 2018

Child with curved spine
Magnetic grow rods like the NuVasive MAGEC System are designed to extend as the child grows without the need for invasive surgery. The rods of the MAGEC system are extended by use of an external remote-control device instead of surgery, which reduces infection and the risks of complications from surgery. Devices like the MAGEC system are used in the treatment of early-onset scoliosis, wh...

02 Feb 2018

Destroyed houses and establishments
Home and business owners across Puerto Rico are discovering that insurance providers may be making the damage claims process more difficult than it needs to be. Insurance providers are notorious for delaying legitimate claims by requiring unnecessary documentation and information, or even unfairly denying claims for no apparent reason. Some may even pressure their policyholders to repair...

21 Jan 2018

Destroyed infrastructure from hurricane
After Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida, what residents needed more than anything was for their insurance providers to come through with payouts, so they could repair, rebuild, and get back to their normal lives. Yet, too many insurance providers unfairly deny legitimate damage claims, delay policyholder claims for no reason, or shortchange payouts, leaving policyholders with too littl...

19 Jan 2018

Consultation with doctor
Nilotinib, sold under the brand name Tasigna, is used in the treatment of Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+CML). The prescription drug is manufactured by Novartis and works by inhibiting a protein that helps cancer cells grow and proliferate without harming normal healthy cells in the body. However, Tasigna has been associated with a serious condition called ...

07 Sep 2017

Speed boats rescue from flooding
[September 6, 2017 - Houston, Texas] The Pulaski Law Firm PLLC, a Houston-based personal injury law firm, is preparing to file dam compensation claims on behalf of Houston property owners and commercial business owners who suffered significant damage after the government began releasing flood waters into Buffalo Bayou. Adam Pulaski, founder of The Pulaski Law Firm PLLC, is working to ...

29 Jun 2017

Stack of firework ready to use
Popular fireworks maker TNT voluntarily recalled 36,100 units of it's TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks in four states Tuesday after receiving multiple reports that some of the devices exploded when lit, a US Consumer Product Safety Commission recall report said. The fireworks are supposed to emit colorful smoke. They are not supposed to explode. According to CNN Three people...

25 May 2017

HeartMate 2
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that “at least 26 patients in advanced heart failure have died after replacing the controller for an Abbott Laboratories blood pump while out of the hospital.” Medtronic is recalling 28,882 of its HeartMate II controllers “after reports of 70 incidents in which the life-preserving device malfunctioned after a patient changed out the controller at home...

08 Mar 2017

Train and Bus crash accident
More than 40 people were injured, and at least four have died in Mississippi after a charter bus was struck by a train. It took more than an hour for the passengers to be removed from the heavily damaged bus, and rescuers had to cut through the frame of the bus to reach the last two. Officials are unsure of why the accident occurred, but the scene depicts the bus was stopped on the tr...