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Proton Pump Inhibitors – More Harm than Good, especially in COVID-19 Patients

Proton Pump Inhibitors – More Harm than Good, especially in COVID-19 Patients December 31, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Over the past several years, Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) have been linked to serious health complications. And more recent studies indicate that these acid reflux drugs do more harm than good. One such study opines that PPI exposure increases mortality in COVID-19 patients. Other studies suggest PPIs can damage major organs and regular use of PPI is linked to a higher risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and serious skin reactions such as life-threatening Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. And there is more…

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PFAS Association with COVID – Advice is Confusing

PFAS Association with COVID – Advice is Confusing December 26, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Traverse City, MI Some health experts and scientists offer confusing, and rather nonsensical, advice regarding PFAS and its association with COVID-19. Some health experts say that, "people with high levels of PFAS have a greater risk of being infected with COVID, and “special pandemic consideration may be appropriate for those exposed to PFAS chemicals.”  Such open-ended statements open a veritable can of worms, and many questions.
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“Do I have an Asbestos Case”? Your Questions Answered by Asbestos and Mesothelioma Attorney

“Do I have an Asbestos Case”? Your Questions Answered by Asbestos and Mesothelioma Attorney December 20, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Birmingham, AL “People can still bring cases and pursue claims of asbestos exposure today, even though this litigation has been going on for decades,” says Gregory Cade, mesothelioma and asbestos lawyer and President of Environmental Litigation Group (“ELG”).  If your claim has been denied, attorney Cade explains how you may try to qualify again.
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What to Expect in Zantac Cancer Lawsuits for 2021 and Beyond

What to Expect in Zantac Cancer Lawsuits for 2021 and Beyond December 8, 2020. By Anne Wallace.
West Palm Beach, FL As 2020 draws to a close, the toll of death and injury from Zantac-related cancers continues to rise, as do the number of Zantac cancer lawsuits. Meanwhile, In Re: Zantac (Ranitidine) Products Liability Litigation, the multidistrict litigation into which many of the individual lawsuits have been consolidated, grinds on without much apparent news.
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Abdominal Mesh “Like a Chunk of Iron in my Stomach”

Abdominal Mesh “Like a Chunk of Iron in my Stomach” December 7, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Harrisburg, PA Kelly and John are just two of more than one million hernia repair surgeries performed yearly in the U.S., and 90 percent use surgical mesh. Recent reports indicate that one out of every three patients have suffered common mesh complications, some of which led to surgical mesh lawsuits.
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Bayer to Cough Up Higher Settlement Price to Cover Future Litigation

Bayer to Cough Up Higher Settlement Price to Cover Future Litigation November 10, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Bayer needs to cough up more cash to settle Monsanto Roundup current and future lawsuits. While its current legal bill covers most of the Roundup claims, future Roundup cancer lawsuits have not yet been settled.
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California Jury Decision in Zoom Asbestos Trial Admirable

California Jury Decision in Zoom Asbestos Trial Admirable November 3, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Despite Metalclad Insulation LLC arguing that COVID-19 restrictions and juror irregularities unfairly impacted an asbestos lawsuit claiming the manufacturer was liable for negligently failing to recall or warn about the risks of using insulation containing asbestos, a California jury awarded the plaintiffs, a Navy admiral and his wife, over $2.5 million.
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New Zantac Lawsuit: Poison Pills Killed Carl Glasper

New Zantac Lawsuit: Poison Pills Killed Carl Glasper August 19, 2020. By Anne Wallace.
Wilmington, DE On July 21, Hiheshia Bell, the widow of Carl Glasper, filed a Zantac cancer lawsuit in Delaware Superior Court alleging that Zantac killed her husband. The lawsuit, which has since been removed to federal district court for the District of Delaware, delves deeply into the scientific evidence that Zantac was toxic.
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Deadly Secrets – Did Allergan Hide Breast Implant Side Effects?

Deadly Secrets – Did Allergan Hide Breast Implant Side Effects? August 3, 2020. By Anne Wallace.
New Orleans, LA A breast implant side effects lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Louisiana may soon join the growing list of cases to be considered as part of the federal multidistrict litigation forming in New Jersey. Seuzeneau v. Allergan USA, Inc. charges that Allergan, which marketed, advertised and sold Biocell textured breast implants, failed to disclose the connection between the implants and BIA-ALCL, a rare form of cancer.
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Victory for Women with Ovarian Cancer linked to Johnson & Johnson’s Talc in Missouri Court of Appeals

Victory for Women with Ovarian Cancer linked to Johnson & Johnson’s Talc in Missouri Court of Appeals July 14, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
St. Louis, MO A panel of three judges with the Missouri Appeals Court has found Johnson & Johnson “Outrageous because of Evil Motive or Reckless Indifference” and upheld an award of over $2 billion in damages: $500 million in compensatory damages, plus another $1.62 billion in punitive damages. This group of 22 ovarian cancer victims-- all of whom developed ovarian cancer from J&J’s baby powder-- has now received the sixth largest award in U.S. legal history. 
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