As we enter the second month of 2020, many products are getting added attention and such attention is arguably due to the litigations that have caused awareness and education regarding dangerous products, that but for our civil justice system, would havenever been brought to the forefront. Learn more below and please share this with any family and friends that you believe may be able to help us prevent even just onecatastrophe.
~ Jason Ochs
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FDA Holds Public Meeting on Asbestos Guidelines for Talcum Powder Based Products
Last week, on February 4th, the FDA held its first public meeting about possibly implementingindustry guidelines for the detection of asbestos in any talcum based products. Currently, no industry standardexists that is governed by the FDA, and is left to the industry to police themselves. The current talcum powderlitigation has exposed the misgivings and inadequacies of this approach. Listen to our podcast here about last week’s meeting: https://bit.ly/2UFNqKj
And to learn the fascinating and disturbing 50-year history behind talcum powder and asbestos, listen to our one-of-a-kind podcast here: https://bit.ly/2SfAf11
Ethicon’s Surgical Staplers Recalled After Discovery of Horrific Internal Injuries
Ethicon’s surgical staplers were recalled by the FDA after what was believed to be a manufacturing defect in the actual mechanics of the stapling device. The malfunction is believed to have caused multiple internal puncturescausing leaks, leading to infections, and even death. Get up to speed on this dangerous device with our podcast here:https://bit.ly/37eqJ2C
The Latest on the Largest US Civil Litigation in History
The opioid crisis continues to wreak havoc in communities across the country, including Washington DC whereopioid overdoses increased in 2019 from 2018. The litigation is moving full-steam ahead with multiple pressure points across the country in hopes of bringing the defendants to their knees. Get up to speedwith the latest in the litigation with our podcast here: https://bit.ly/37gh1wk
The Tribune in Natrona County last week had a very disturbing investigative journalism piece on vaping in the middle schools. If you or someone you knows has a middle schooler, its time for you to get up to speedon what this e-cig thing is all about. Open your first Juul vape kit with me below, and I promise you’ll learna lot. Read the article here: https://bit.ly/39pnE0S