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Blog Posts in August, 2017

  • Kaiser Gornick Wins $13M Verdict for the Lopez Family

    KG attorneys Jeffrey Kaiser, Lawrence Gornick and David Markevitch represented the family of Mark Lopez at trial against Hillshire Brands Co. On August 16, 2017, the jury found the company liable for causing Lopez’s death from mesothelioma and awarded $13 million in damages. The Union Sugar Plant, which was owned by Hillshire Brands Co., was active in the small town of Betteravia, where Lopez grew ...
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  • Cobalt Poisoning Mistaken for Alzheimer’s

    DePuy is one of the makers of a metal-on-metal hip replacement device, the DePuy’s ASR hip resurfacing system. Thousands of U.S. patients opted to have hip-replacement surgery in Hyderabad, India, using this particular device. The reason for this medical tourism was the system hadn’t been approved yet by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but the surgery was also much less expensive outside ...
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  • Cantrell Recalls Drug Because of Sterility Concerns

    According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Cantrell Drug Company has recalled almost 30 lots of various sterile drug products because of a concern over their actual sterility. The products were distributed across the country to various healthcare facilities from May 25 to October 31, 2016. Some of the products contained calcium chloride, fentanyl citrate, glycopyrrolate, heparin sodium, ...
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