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GAS COMPANY NEGLIGENCE ALLEGED TO HAVE CAUSED TRAGIC MARINE AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLE FIRE

Private Carlos Tinoco and eleven other Marines were severely injured when their amphibious assault vehicle struck a gas line at Camp Pendleton on September 12, 2017. This horrific tragedy occurred…

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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

In the aftermath of the devastating fires that burned at least 245,000 acres, killed 43 people, and destroyed nearly 9,000 structures, many residents are looking for answers.      …

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ACUTE LIVER FAILURE FROM IRWIN NATURAL’S GREEN TEA FAT METABOLIZER

Reports of acute liver failure, hepatitis and other liver injuries have started to surface from individuals using a weight loss supplement called “Green Tea Fat Metabolizer.” Although the product is…

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Genki Sushi

Hepatitis A Outbreak On August 15, 2016, the Hawaiʻi Department of Public Health (HDOH) ordered all Oahu and Kauai Genki Sushi Restaurants to close after discovering a link to a…

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Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Cancer Risk

  Laparoscopic power morcellation can spread undetected cancer with disastrous results. Laparoscopic power morcellators are used during surgery to remove uterine fibroids or to preform a hysterectomy. Uterine fibroids are usually non-cancerous (benign)…

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USPLABS AND CORPORATE OFFICERS INDICTED!

Yesterday the Department of Justice, in conjunction with several other federal agencies, unsealed a grand jury indictment returned against USPLabs and several of its officers, including CEO Jacob Geissler, President…

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Federal Judge Confirms $200 Million Settlement for Victims Injured by Tainted NECC Steroids

Springfield, Mass. – Yesterday, Federal Bankruptcy Judge Henry Boroff ruled in open court confirming the approximately $200 million settlement plan for the victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak caused by…

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Andrews Thornton Higgins Razmara Investigates Flagrant Violation of FDA Law by Dietary Supplement Manufacturers

In December 2010, the FDA sent a mass mailing to dietary supplement manufacturers to address the “significant public health problems” posed by dietary supplements with unlisted and/or unapproved ingredients. The FDA…

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FDA Announces Investigation of Brain Infection Associated with Novartis Drug Gilenya

On August 29, 2013, the FDA issued a drug safety alert after a European patient developed a rare and serious brain infection—progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)—after taking the drug Gilenya (fingolimod).…

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MRI Detects Adverse Events in Metal on Metal Hips, Study Shows

A study published earlier this year in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research showed evidence that MRI scans may be able to predict ALVAL and pseudotumors in patients with metal on metal…

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