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FDA Halts Pelvic Mesh Sales Over Safety Concerns

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability on April 25, 2019

Defective products are a common cause of personal injuries. Faulty medical devices, in particular, are dangerous and can leave patients suffering serious, potentially life-threatening complications. In terms of medical controversy and concerns over safety issues, mesh devices frequently used in surgical procedures have…

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Consumer Group Issues List of Most Dangerous Toys for 2018

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Product Liability on November 26, 2018

With the holidays fast approaching, parents will be in search of the most wanted toys on their child’s wish list. Unfortunately, just because a particular item is popular and in high demand, it does not mean it is necessarily safe. In past years, it was hoverboards, fidget spinners,…

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Herbicide Found in Weed Killer Can Endanger Your Health

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Product Liability on August 23, 2018

A recent jury verdict against giant agrochemical company Monsanto has raised the alarm about a deadly chemical found in weed killer—and in food. The chemical, called glyphosate, has been linked to cancer by scientists in California and with the World Health Organization, and you might be surprised by…

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Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit Update

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death on August 10, 2016

Baby powder is one of those of household staples that can be found in just about anyone’s home, regardless of whether or not there is a baby in the picture. We use it after showers and on hot days to stay dry, and that familiar, nostalgic scent reminds…

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Over 1,000 Women Suing Johnson & Johnson Over Baby Powder Risk

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability on May 10, 2016

Johnson & Johnson is a staple in the homes of many parents of little ones, having long been used as a trusted product to help prevent diaper rash. The familiar fresh scent and cooling effects appeal to adults as well, and for many people, it is one of…

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