Emails Show Michigan Aides Worried About Flint’s Water a Year Before Acting

Emails Show Michigan Aides Worried About Flint’s Water a Year Before Acting
NY Times
2/26/16

A full year before the state took significant action, some top aides to Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan were alarmed at the quality of Flint’s water, with a lawyer for the governor calling the notion of drinking it “downright scary,” newly released emails show. […] Also evident is the officials’ tendency to focus more on avoiding bad publicity over the issue than on mounting questions about the water itself.

Hoverboard Safety Fears Grow as Problems Mount

Hoverboard Safety Fears Grow as Problems Mount
New York Times
12/14/15

[…] Lithium-ion batteries are versatile and lightweight enough to be used in a variety of electronics, including laptops and cellphones, but the hazards of packing so much energy into a compact battery has its drawbacks. […] But, as Wired reported, there is no guarantee that even high-quality batteries won’t catch fire, which means it won’t be easy for consumers to safeguard against hoverboard fires. […]

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Map shows where Volkswagen’s extra pollution has the worst impacts in California
Grist
11/18/15

[…] Volkswagen cheated tests on 11 million diesel cars worldwide by engineering its cars to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide pollutants during testing, even though they release up to 40 times more than what’s sanctioned by EPA standards once they’re on the road. In California, the company sold nearly 200,000 of those cars, which means people here will have to carry the health burdens associated with increased toxic emissions. […]

IVC Filter – Death Or Serious Injuries

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NBC says that the device, which is implanted in thousands of people, was associated with 27 deaths and hundreds of other non-fatal problems after it received FDA clearance. Also, a former CR Bard insider talks about FDA clearance without her signature.

 
This is a medical animation video that helps explain the danger and problems of IVC Filters: IVC Filter Complications Medical Animation

Ralph Nader’s Tort Law Museum Seeks to Keep His Crusade Evergreen

Ralph Nader’s Tort Law Museum Seeks to Keep His Crusade Evergreen
NY Times
9/25/15

[…] During a tour of the museum before its opening on Sunday, he said he hoped the museum would teach a new generation about the vital benefits of personal injury lawsuits and even, dare it be said, plaintiff lawyers. […] Sales of the book were significantly bolstered, along with Mr. Nader’s public stature, when General Motors admitted it had hired private detectives to follow him and search for apparently nonexistent personal dirt. […]

Hip replacement patients fight DePuy and Johnson & Johnson in medical class action

Hip replacement patients fight DePuy and Johnson & Johnson in medical class action
Syndey Morning Herald
March 3, 2015

[…] Mr Pereira is one of nearly 2000 Australians participating in a class action against medical giants DePuy and Johnson & Johnson, the producer and distributor of the ASR hip implant.

One of the largest actions of its kind in the country’s history, the outcome could result in tens if not hundreds of millions in compensation being paid to complainants.

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Japan's Takeda Agrees To $2.4B Settlement In Diabetes Drug Actos Lawsuit Over Cancer Risk Allegations

Japan’s Takeda Agrees To $2.4B Settlement In Diabetes Drug Actos Lawsuit Over Cancer Risk Allegations
International Business Times
April 29, 2015

[…] Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. reached a settlement on Tuesday on thousands of lawsuits filed against the company over its diabetes drug Actos. The firm agreed to reimburse families and patients in the United States up to $2.4 billion over allegations that the drug was linked to bladder cancer. […]

GM Ignition-Switch Review Complete: 124 Fatalities, 274 Injuries

GM Ignition-Switch Review Complete: 124 Fatalities, 274 Injuries
Car and Drier
8/3/15

[…] The actual number of deaths attributable to the flaw could be much higher as pending cases outside the settlement fund get underway. GM is currently facing 172 lawsuits alleging injury or death relating to some of the 26.8 million vehicles GM recalled in 2014. […]