Is Bone Cement Failing?

One of the primary causes of failed knee replacement surgeries is the failure of bone cement. It is an integral part of the process, as it attaches the femur and the tibia with the artificial knee.   Unfortunately, the bone cement used in these procedures often fails. When this happens– it can lead to inflammation,…

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Boy Scout Abuse Statistics

Internal records from The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) show that over 12,000 children were sexually abused while participating in its programs. Advocacy groups believe this figure may be substantially higher given the wave of lawsuits filed against the BSA– which recently filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. According to allegations raised in the complaints, incidents…

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Causes of Truck Accidents

Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents happen every year. In many instances, these collisions lead to damaged vehicles, serious injuries, and even fatalities. Unfortunately, so many of these accidents were avoidable—and in many cases, taking simple safety precautions would have been sufficient to prevent them. Below are some of the most frequent reasons for truck…

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J&J Cannot Evade $186 Million Punitive Damage Award in Baby Powder Asbestos Case

This July, Judge Ana C. Viscomi of the New Jersey Superior Court rejected Johnson & Johnson’s motion to reduce or dismiss a $186 million combined punitive damage award, which had already been reduced from $750 million in February. In denying the appeal, the judge called the company’s behavior “reprehensible.”   NJ Jury Awards $37.3 Million…

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