25 May, 2017

Women Concerned Over Talcum Powder Cancer Risk

By | May 25th, 2017|Talcum|

Almost 63% of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer report regularly sprinkling themselves with talcum powder according to researchers in Cancer Epidemiology. Its effectiveness at eliminating odor and moisture make it a popular product for [...]

25 May, 2017

Why Didn’t Essure® Warn Women About Potential Complications?

By | May 25th, 2017|Essure|

The FDA approved the Essure® Birth Control device and it became available to women in the U.S. in 2002. The manufacturer, Conceptus (now owned by Bayer), assured women that this device was safe and [...]

25 May, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Significant Overtime Pay Ruling for Workers

By | May 25th, 2017|Overtime Pay|

In an encouraging move for American workers, the U.S. Supreme Court recently denied a petition to review Flores v. City of San Gabriel, and in doing so upheld that decision which determined that the [...]

17 May, 2017

Airway Heights Shuts Down Drinking Water Wells Amid Contamination Crisis

By | May 17th, 2017|Environmental|

City officials in Airway Heights, Washington, are warning residents not to drink or cook with water from city pipes, which may be contaminated with dangerous, perfluorinated chemicals known as PFOS and PFOA. Exposure at [...]

17 May, 2017

Baby Powder and Ovarian Cancer: Here’s What You Need to Know

By | May 17th, 2017|Talcum|

You've probably heard about the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer in recent years. Many talcum powder plaintiffs, eager to advise women to discontinue use of this product, have been outspoken on this [...]

17 May, 2017

The Essure Scandal: Women Deserve Better

By | May 17th, 2017|Essure|

When it comes to birth control and reproductive health, we should trust women to make their own decisions. But women should also be able to trust their doctors and the pharmaceutical companies who offer [...]

17 May, 2017

Organ Removal, Nerve Damage, and Other Serious Side Effects of Hernia Mesh

By | May 17th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

A hernia is a medical condition where tissues and organs bulge and poke through weakened and damaged parts of muscles and other parts of the body. Doctors have turned to surgical mesh as a [...]

17 May, 2017

FMCSA Establishes Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse for Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers

By | May 17th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ruled that a nationwide clearinghouse must be established so that employers can check if truck and bus drivers have violated drug and alcohol testing programs. This [...]

11 May, 2017

Is Essure Worth the Risk?

By | May 11th, 2017|Essure|

When it received FDA approval in 2002, Essure® was marketed as a safe, effective method of permanent birth control. Many women relied on it to prevent unwanted pregnancies without having to undergo a tubal [...]

11 May, 2017

Talcum Powder Cancer Victims Seeking Justice

By | May 11th, 2017|Talcum|

It can seem incredible to hear about substantial monetary awards being given to the victims and families of women who suffer from or succumb to ovarian cancer. While these women and their families need [...]

11 May, 2017

Can I Take Legal Action Over Hernia Mesh Complications?

By | May 11th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

Hernia mesh is a screen-like implant used in surgical hernia repair. A hernia is a painful condition where tissues and organs protrude through weakened spots in the body. Surgical mesh, in use since the [...]

11 May, 2017

CBS News: Trucking Accidents Involving Older Drivers on the Rise

By | May 11th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

A CBS News investigation revealed that between 2013-2015 there were more than 6,600 commercial trucking accidents involving drivers who were in their 70s, 80s and 90s. The number of accidents jumped nearly 20 percent [...]