28 May 2008

Fen-Phen was withdrawn from the market in 1997 by request of the FDA. It was manufactured by Wyeth (previously known as American Home Products), a large pharmaceutical company based in

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22 May 2008

Nanotubes are microscopically tiny cylinders of carbon that are used to manufacture light and strong materials. They are used in tennis racquets, golf clubs and bicycles, for instance. They wer

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21 May 2008

A New Mexico ophthalmologist is facing a civil suit which alleges that one of his patients, one Martha Cardon aged 72, died after her cataract surgery in July

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16 May 2008

In April of this year, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a ruling on a 1997 Workers’ Compensation claim where an injured worker had been given only $2000 after breaking his

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14 May 2008

According to a posting this week on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTDS) website, Ford Motor Co. is recalling over 655,000 pick-up trucks because of a faulty hos

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8 May 2008

Gourmet Boutique, a New York food company, is voluntarily recalling 143 tons of meat and poultry. Federal food safety inspectors and Florida agriculture officials discovered that some of it is

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6 May 2008

The Supreme Court is sometimes referred to as SCOTUS, analogous to POTUS – Supreme Court (or President) Of The United States. It consists of the Chief Justice of t

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2 May 2008

On August 1, 2007, the eight-lane Minnesota bridge known as Bridge 9340 crumpled and fell into the Mississippi river during the evening rush hour. Vehicles and construction equipment fell into

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29 April 2008

The mortgage situation in the U.S. has been in the news recently, as more homes go into foreclosure. This is not a sudden problem, but has been brewing for severa

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25 April 2008

Hurricane Katrina happened on August 29, 2005, but the legal aftermath continues. This week a federal judge dismissed fraud claims in a Katrina lawsuit against State Farm Fire & Casualty

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21 April 2008

Merck & Co., Ltd., the manufacturer of VIOXX, has agreed to a very large settlement amount in a class action suit (see The VIOXX Saga: Part 2). The many peo

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