The Dangers of Essure Removal

March 16, 2017

Essure is marketed as the only permanent birth control device that doesn’t require a surgery. But while implanting the device may be a short procedure that can be performed in the doctor’s office, women who decide to undergo Essure removal

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Total (Product) Recall

March 08, 2017

When researching a purchase, there are a lot of factors to consider. Did it get good reviews? Does it have all of the features you want? Is priced competitively? But as of late, one additional factor has become increasingly important:

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The Future is Here: Self-Driving Cars, New Technology and Product Liability Litigation

March 01, 2017

Every day we are seeing more new and exciting technology develop.  Sometimes, it is hard to believe what the next “new big thing” is, and I find myself in disbelief.  That is exactly how I feel when I see how

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New Study Shows Link Between Talcum Powder Use and Ovarian Cancer

February 15, 2017

A study published in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention on January 11, 2017 found a small, but statistically significant, link between women’s talcum powder use and ovarian cancer. While there has been a growing body of literature regarding the

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The Significance of The FDA’s Essure Black Box Warning

January 25, 2017

  Watch virtually any drug commercial long enough and, after the deliriously happy looking actors are done twirling in a meadow, you’ll likely be presented with a laundry list of side effects patients may experience. While these side effects often

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What the Death of the CFPB Could Mean For You

January 02, 2017

The results of the November presidential election shocked the world, leaving many to wonder what the future will hold when President-Elect Donald Trump eventually assumes the role of President. With his administration nearly assembled, experts are predicting that many of

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Your Kid’s Toys may be Spying and Reporting to a Defense Contractor

December 22, 2016

  When you buy a new toy for your kids, you probably have some realistic expectations. If it needs batteries, it probably won’t come with them. A barely-upgraded version will likely be on store shelves by February. One expectation that

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What the Trump Administration Could Mean for the CFPB

November 16, 2016

    Wexler Wallace Associate Tyler J. Story explores how the Trump administration could have dire consequences for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.   Just over a week ago, Donald Trump rode a wave of populist resentment towards decades of middle-class

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The Rising Cost of Privacy

August 09, 2016

A few months ago, the FCC voted for new broadband privacy rules to take effect. The rules would require Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Comcast and AT&T to remain transparent about collecting data – including letting customers know what they’re

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Generic Drug Labeling: FDA Provides Guidance For Label Updates

July 12, 2016

Just over five years ago, in June 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing,[1] a case which has served to buffer generic drug makers from failure-to-warn lawsuits. In short, the Court held that federal drug regulations applicable

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