Ada-Icon
Further Delays Due to Johnson & Johnson’s Legal Maneuvers
While many Texans know the state’s famed “Two-Step” as a popular dance, the term has an entirely different, if not sinister, meaning when it comes to current federal bankruptcy courtroom proceedings involving a high-profile product manufacturer. The controversial legal maneuver...
Read More
Sunscreens May Not Be as Safe as Consumers Think
With summer approaching and pandemic-driven restrictions being lifted nationwide, more people will be enjoying the outdoors. Fun under the sun often requires protection in the form of sunscreens and after-sun lotions and sprays. For consumers who purchase and use these...
Read More
Looking Back on Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits
To say that 2019 was not kind to Johnson & Johnson would be an understatement, even if their problems were largely self-inflicted. The company fended off countless lawsuits over their famed Baby Powder and other talc-based products bearing their brand....
Read More
Long-term Use of Some Drugs Could Increase Your Risk of Dementia
Researchers have found that risk of developing dementia in patients who are exposed to anticholinergic drugs is heightened. Anticholinergic drugs are a wide classification of drugs that involve contraction and relaxation of muscles. Antidepressants, antipsychotics, anti-Parkinson drugs, anti-epilepsy, and drugs...
Read More
Manufacturers Settle More Than 25,000 Lawsuits
Johnson & Johnson has recently been in the news for asbestos in their talcum powder. Now they are facing additional backlash for their blood thinner drug, Xarelto. Xarelto, also known as rivaroxaban, is a prescription drug developed by Bayer and...
Read More
Industry Documents about Toxic Substances Publicly Available
The lawyers at Brayton Purcell LLP represent people who have been injured by exposure to asbestos and other toxic substances, including beryllium, silica, coal dust, nicotine, glyphosate, diesel exhaust, welding fumes, flame retardants, MTBE and others. Wrongful exposure can happen...
Read More
Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases Cause Skin Irritation and Burns
Liquid glitter iPhone cases from MixBin Electronics were recently recalled due to a significant defect in the product. Reports state that if a case breaks or leaks, the liquid and glitter mixture can cause skin irritation, burns, and even permanent...
Read More
Mesothelioma Study: Direct Chemo-Drug Delivery During Surgery
In the interest of many of our clients who suffer from the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma, we sometimes post about new medical research that has potential for helping to treat the devastating cancer. Baylor has announced the launch of a clinical...
Read More
Johnson & Johnson Receives $1 Billion Faulty Hip Implant Verdict
According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), hundreds of thousands of individuals received hip implants between 2000 and 2010, with the numbers continuously increasing. But what is explained to patients to be a quick and easy procedure...
Read More
Johnson & Johnson loses second lawsuit over talcum powder risks
We recently wrote about a major jury award against Johnson & Johnson, maker of dozens of medicines and personal care products. In that lawsuit, the company was ordered to pay $72 million to the family of a woman who died...
Read More