An estimated one in 75 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime. All women are at risk, but a set of factors can increase a woman’s chance of developing the cancer, including increasing age and genetic predisposition. However, some women claim that the use of talc-based products like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby […]

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Include Your Pets in a Family Emergency Plan Hurricanes, tropical storms, tornadoes, and flooding pose the greatest threat to life and property. For many families, planning for a natural disaster involves putting together an emergency kit, such as flashlights, food, and water. For pet owners, including their pets in a family emergency plan can help […]

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Despite being the most lucrative sports league in the United States, the NFL remains bogged down by the constant news pieces about former football greats like star wide receiver Dwight Clark being diagnosed with brain diseases or current players like New England quarterback Tom Brady potentially suffering unreported concussions. That’s why the NFL is exploring […]

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A Los Angeles Superior Court jury on Monday, August 21st ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who said that she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products as part of her feminine hygiene practice for more than five decades. Millions of women have been using the products on […]

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South Carolina filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma over allegations that the deceptive marketing of its pain medication OxyContin has worsened the state’s opioid crisis, becoming the latest state to sue makers of opioids for contributing to the national drug epidemic. The lawsuit, filed in the Richland County Court of Common Pleas by South Carolina […]

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A Texas-based company is voluntarily recalling all lots of AMPT Coffee after analysis from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found the presence of undeclared milk and drugs sildenafil and tadalafil, the active ingredients for erectile dysfunction medications Viagra and Cialis respectively. The Aug. 1 announcement from the FDA warned that the drugs in […]

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The NFL reached a settlement with six insurance companies that had sued the league over whether they are responsible for covering the $1 billion concussion settlement reached with former players, according to an Aug. 7 report from Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Daily. While the league has taken an important step toward finalizing the source of […]

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A jury in Philadelphia gave Johnson & Johnson its first win in five trials related to the company’s pelvic mesh devices in June, but now a Pennsylvania state court judge has overturned part of the ruling and is ordering the pharmaceutical company to pay damages. In a July 19 ruling, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas […]

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The Eichholz Law Firm, P.C. announces Fatima Alexis Zeidan as the firm’s newest Managing Partner. Fatima Alexis Zeidan is a native of Allendale, South Carolina, a small town located in the low country region of South Carolina. She joined the firm in June 2015. Fatima has spent her career defending the interests of the everyday […]

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