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Jun 17, 2016

New Studies Might Show How Zika Causes Birth Defects

By |Jun 17, 2016|Birth Injury, News, Safety|0 Comments

The Zika virus has triggered a global response; countries are pooling information and resources in an unprecedented show of cooperation. Efforts to combat the problem have increased in lockstep with the spread of the disease. One company proposes releasing genetically modified mosquitoes to help reduce the breeding population; others are taking the more tradition route [...]

Apr 11, 2016

Attempts to “Solve” Tennessee’s Medical Malpractice Problems Plagued by Overblown Claims

By |Apr 11, 2016|Medical Negligence, News, Safety|0 Comments

The Tennessee Medical Association is pushing for a constitutional amendment that would cap non-economic damage awards for medical malpractice cases. Amending the state constitution is no small feat; it requires ratification by a two-thirds vote by two General Assemblies and voter approval thereafter. Needless to say, it’s an uphill battle. The deluded thinking that leads [...]

Apr 1, 2016

Are Drug Makers Hiding Information about Xarelto?

By |Apr 1, 2016|Medical Negligence, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

As Xarelto lawsuits move forward, new information about the clinical trials of the blood thinner is coming to light. At the heart of the controversy is a blood-testing device used during clinical trials that was later recalled for faulty results. While independent reviews of the clinical trials insist that the results were unchanged by the [...]

Mar 30, 2016

Takata Execs Covered Up Airbag Problems as Early as 2000

By |Mar 30, 2016|Auto Accidents, News, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

We’ve talked about Takata a lot over the years. Back then, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an updated recall summary that expanded the number of vehicles affected and highlighted a previously unknown problem with side-impact airbags. The updated statement was the most recent part of an ongoing recall concerning defective airbags that seriously [...]