Blog Posts in February, 2012

New Hope for Mesothelioma Patients: Cancer Drug to be Tested

Mayo Clinic oncologist, Dr. Julian Molina, continues to study the existing cancer drug, Votrient, as a treatment for Mesothelioma. Votrient is FDA approved to treat kidney cancer but Dr. Molina ...
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Metal on Metal Hip Litigation Rapidly Expanding

Metal on Metal Hip Litigation Rapidly Expanding Beyond DePuy ASR and Pinnacle Hips to Other Hip Replacement Manufacturers In the last year, there have been highly publicized lawsuits for metal on ...
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Johnson & Johnson & DePuy Orthopedics Sold Rejected Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

It is not surprising that as time passes we are learning more and more about how DePuy and Johnson & Johnson put profits over patients. First, it was the recall of the ASR XL Hip System. Next, we ...
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Mayo Using Measles Virus to Destroy Mesothelioma Tumors

Dr. Stephen Russell at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota envisioned utilizing the measles virus vector to treat Mesothelioma tumors. Previous research at the Mayo Clinic proved that the measles vector ...
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Two Trials, Two Products & One Defendant: Same Failures

Johnson & Johnson DePuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Trial Last week’s testimony and evidence supported plaintiff’s claims that Johnson & Johnson failed to properly study the ASR hip implant before ...
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Sex and Joy: The Legally Protected Benefits of Marriage

To get the full value of joy You must have someone to divide it with. Mark Twain Marriage is part of the bedrock of our society (although it suffers the occasional tremor). Its bonds tie together not ...
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