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October 25, 2021

Mais Atrasos Devido às Manobras Legais da Johnson & Johnson

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 allows companies with large liabilities such as current and future asbestos lawsuits to hide their [...]
June 14, 2021

Os protetores solares podem não ser tão seguros quanto os consumidores pensam

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 products, the least of their worries are sunburns. A known carcinogen in popular summertime products [...]
March 6, 2020

Relembrando os processos judiciais da Johnson & Johnson

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. Even though talc and asbestos are two different minerals, contamination occurs due to the proximity [...]
July 3, 2019

O uso prolongado de algumas drogas pode aumentar o risco de demência

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 for urinary incontinence – antimuscarinics, are among common forms of anticholinergic drugs commonly prescribed. Researchers [...]
May 7, 2019

Fabricantes resolvem mais de 25.000 ações judiciais

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 Johnson & Johnson. The drug is an oral medication originally approved by the FDA to [...]
May 1, 2018

Documentos da indústria sobre substâncias tóxicas disponíveis publicamente

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 in the workplace, the environment, at home or from use of dangerous products. We recently [...]
August 3, 2017

Capas para iPhone com brilho líquido causam irritação e queimaduras na pele

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 scarring. So far, 24 reports of skin irritation and burns have been submitted, and two [...]
December 29, 2016

Estudo sobre mesotelioma: administração direta de quimio-medicamentos durante a cirurgia

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 research study that will evaluate a new chemotherapy-drug treatment protocol. Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a cancer [...]
December 13, 2016

Johnson & Johnson recebe veredicto de implante de quadril defeituoso de US$ 1 bilhão

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 might actually cause more damage than advertised. There are several defective hip implant models on [...]
October 25, 2021

Mais Atrasos Devido às Manobras Legais da Johnson & Johnson

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 allows companies with large liabilities such as current and future asbestos lawsuits to hide their [...]
June 14, 2021

Os protetores solares podem não ser tão seguros quanto os consumidores pensam

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 products, the least of their worries are sunburns. A known carcinogen in popular summertime products [...]
March 6, 2020

Relembrando os processos judiciais da Johnson & Johnson

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. Even though talc and asbestos are two different minerals, contamination occurs due to the proximity [...]
July 3, 2019

O uso prolongado de algumas drogas pode aumentar o risco de demência

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 for urinary incontinence – antimuscarinics, are among common forms of anticholinergic drugs commonly prescribed. Researchers [...]
May 7, 2019

Fabricantes resolvem mais de 25.000 ações judiciais

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 Johnson & Johnson. The drug is an oral medication originally approved by the FDA to [...]
May 1, 2018

Documentos da indústria sobre substâncias tóxicas disponíveis publicamente

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 in the workplace, the environment, at home or from use of dangerous products. We recently [...]
August 3, 2017

Capas para iPhone com brilho líquido causam irritação e queimaduras na pele

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 scarring. So far, 24 reports of skin irritation and burns have been submitted, and two [...]
December 29, 2016

Estudo sobre mesotelioma: administração direta de quimio-medicamentos durante a cirurgia

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 research study that will evaluate a new chemotherapy-drug treatment protocol. Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a cancer [...]
December 13, 2016

Johnson & Johnson recebe veredicto de implante de quadril defeituoso de US$ 1 bilhão

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 might actually cause more damage than advertised. There are several defective hip implant models on [...]