Last week, the first bellwether trial over Xarelto, a “new generation” blood thinner jointly developed by Bayer and Johnson & Johnson, concluded. The jury found in favor of the Big Pharma defendants on Wednesday, after less than three hours of deliberation. Bellwether trials are a means for parties and attorneys to test their arguments and
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This week’s Feel Good Friday is brought to you by corporate greed and those of us who despise it. Unlike the usual Feel Good Friday article, this post doesn’t highlight an individual lawyer, a law firm, or a legal organization. This one is more of a public service piece suggested to me by a very
Republican members of the House are reportedly ‘giddy’ in the hours preceding a proposed repeal and replacement of Obamacare. A test vote already showed the measure passing along party lines. A final vote is expected sometime in the coming hour. Coverage of the preemptive celebrations said House Speaker Paul Ryan was practically beside himself with
Authorities confirmed ten people have been charged after they find a marijuana joint inside an Easter basket at a child’s school.
Friday, April 28 was not a good day for Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division. The most recent suit over the giant corporation’s TVT-Secur transvaginal mesh concluded and the jury found in favor of plaintiff, Margaret “Peggy” Engleman. The eight-woman, four-man jury awarded Ms. Engleman $20 million, the third multimillion-dollar verdict against J&J in
Judge Jorge Alonso submitted a ruling on Friday, April 28th, in a lawsuit alleging inadequate medical and dental care for prisoners that was filed against Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC).
Low-Dose Aspirin Over The Counter Cancer Deterrent
An Allegan County, MI, doctor is being investigated over allegations he performed unauthorized cosmetic surgeries out of a pole barn. An area woman represented by attorney John Hayes said she went to Dr. Bradley Bastow to have a liposuction performed. She’d seen him before in the past for the same procedure, visiting his regular office
The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill Thursday which would loosen Obama-era regulations on e-cigarettes. The proposal was brought about by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R) of California, a vocal and longtime supporter of the use of e-cigarettes, colloquially known as “vapes.” Under Barack Obama, the Food and Drug Administration began classifying e-cigarettes as tobacco