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May 2016 Archives

FDA Mandates New Essure Warnings as Lawsuits Move Forward

Drug manufacturer, Bayer is coming under new scrutiny for its non-surgical contraceptive, Essure. Essure is a non-surgical transcervical sterilization procedure approved in 2002 by the FDA and is intended to be a less costly and safer alternative to tubal ligation. During the outpatient procedure, bendable coils are placed into the fallopian tubes, passed from the vagina through the cervix and uterus. Scar tissue then forms around the coils and blocks the tubes from insemination, according to marketing literature provided by the manufacturer.

The Links Between Talcum Powder, Ovarian Cancer and Asbestos

A lawsuit was filed in St. Louis, Missouri on behalf of a woman named Jaqueline Fox claiming she developed ovarian cancer from using talcum Baby Powder made by drug giant, Johnson & Johnson since the beginning of the 1900s. In February 2016, a St. Louis jury concluded talcum powder contributed to the development of Plaintiff Fox's ovarian cancer and awarded her family a whopping $72 million in damages.

What is a Contingency Fee? Contingency Fees Explained

You've may have seen or heard about contingency fees, but, don't have a clear understanding of what these are and how beneficial they are to consumers of personal injury claims. The basic concept of the contingency fee agreement is that a client does not pay upfront expenses. Further, a client does not pay legal fees unless and until the case is won and then the lawyer receives a percentage of the recovery as his or her fee. If the case is lost, there is no legal fee at all for the lawyer. It may be surprising to know that a large number of attorneys are willing to work diligently for no guarantee of payment. Not only will lawyers work hard, but often incur significant costs on a case which may never get repaid.

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