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DePuy Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Concerning its Attune Knee Replacement System

DePuy Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Concerning its Attune Knee Replacement System January 28, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
Jackson, MI: Whenever an individual files a defective knee implant lawsuit, the focus is normally – and correctly – on the failed component due to an alleged design, or manufacturing defect. But a companion issue just as devastating as the failure of the implant is, for the patient, a requirement for revision surgery to eradicate the problematic implant and replace it with another one. Revision surgery is usually, a more complex procedure.
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Opioid Epidemic Biggest News Story in 2017, Opioid Litigation May be Biggest Legal News in 2018

Opioid Epidemic Biggest News Story in 2017, Opioid Litigation May be Biggest Legal News in 2018 January 1, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Cleveland, OH:Across the U.S., city and county newspapers looking back on 2017 say the top news story was the opioid crisis. And opioid litigation already looks like it will dominate legal news in 2018.
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Illinois Fights Opioid Crisis with Class Action Suit

Illinois Fights Opioid Crisis with Class Action Suit July 19, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
St. Clair County, Illinois The opioid addiction crisis has hit St. Clair County, Illinois hard. They are fighting back in a class action lawsuit charging the Purdue Pharma and Abbot Laboratories Inc. put profits ahead of the health and safety of its customers by underplaying the potential harm associated with highly addictive narcotics.
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More Talc Litigation Coming in 2017

More Talc Litigation Coming in 2017 January 19, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
St. Louis, MO Expect more news on the talc litigation front in 2017 – lots of it.
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Asbestosis and Asbestos Drilling Mud Lawsuits Differ by State, says Attorney

Asbestosis and Asbestos Drilling Mud Lawsuits Differ by State, says Attorney August 22, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Dallas, TX It’s hard to imagine that asbestosis lawsuits are on the rise, but huge corporations used asbestos up until 1989. “Many people are getting sick (or will get sick) with asbestosis and other health issues, particularly in the drilling mud industry,” says asbestos attorney Allen Vaught. “And we will continue to see cases for the next twenty or thirty years.”
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The Unraveling of a Drilling Mud Lawsuit

The Unraveling of a Drilling Mud Lawsuit March 14, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Smith County, MS April 11 will mark the one-year anniversary of the drilling mud trial Thomas C. Brown Jr. v. Phillips 66 Company, et al. If the names don't spark recognition, the eventual amount of the jury award will: $322 million for plaintiff Brown, who alleged a diagnosis of asbestosis was triggered from his work as a mud engineer.
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Mississippi Man Awarded Record Asbestos Compensation

Mississippi Man Awarded Record Asbestos Compensation May 14, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Jackson, MS A jury recently awarded $322 million in asbestos compensation to a Mississippi man who sued Chevron Phillips Chemical and Union Carbide Corp. after he allegedly inhaled asbestos fibers while he mixed drilling mud.
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School Bus Accident Kills 10-Year-Old Girl

School Bus Accident Kills 10-Year-Old Girl April 1, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Jackson, MI A school bus accident Friday morning on a highway in rural Mississippi has left a 10-year old girl dead and 10 others injured. Jon Kalahar, from the Mississippi Department of Public Safety confirmed that the young girl died about 7:20 am Friday.
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14,158 lbs of Ground Beef Products Recalled

March 9, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC Creekstone Farms Premium Beef is recalling approximately 14,158 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
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CDC: No Link between Chinese Drywall and 11 US Deaths

CDC: No Link between Chinese Drywall and 11 US Deaths February 8, 2011. By Charles Benson.
New Orleans, LA The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently said that it did not find a link between Chinese drywall and the deaths of 11 people across the country living with the defective product, The Associated Press reports.
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