Monthly Archives: July 2012

Jersey Court Orders Depositions of Johnson & Johnson Execs in Trans Vaginal Mesh Cases

According to an article in Yahoo.com News, in a ruling issued on July 19, 2012, a New Jersey Superior Court Judge presiding in the trans vaginal mesh litigation involving Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. has ordered executives … Continue reading

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Hip and knee replacements tied to possible risk of heart attack

According to Reuters News, elderly patients having a hip or a knee replaced have an increased risk of heart attack in the two weeks following surgery in comparison to those who don’t need joint surgery. The results are from records … Continue reading

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Help Cure Childhood Diseases

Join with MICHAEL B. SERLING, P.C. to Help Cure Childhood Diseases. “Golf for a Great Time and a Great Cause”. On Monday, September 24, 2012, the Third Annual Jake & Johnny Club Golf Outing, Dinner and Auction will be held … Continue reading

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Western Michigan University Begins Asbestos Abatement and Demolition this Week in the Noble Lodge Building

According to an article this week in Michigan’s M-Live, time is running out on the Noble Lodge building that Western Michigan University plans to tear down, but local preservationists say the historic building has potential for reuse.  The university said it … Continue reading

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Hip replacement information now on NIHSeniorHealth.gov

According to a press release by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, information about hip replacement, including reasons to have the surgery, how to prepare for and recover from it, and ways to avoid complications has been added … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson, Manufacturer of Trans Vaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling Devices to Improve Marketing Reviews in Lawsuit

As published in Bloomberg News, Johnson & Johnson the world’s biggest health-products maker and manufacturer of trans-vaginal mesh and bladder sling devices will provide more corporate oversight of its units’ drug manufacturing and marketing practices to resolve investor lawsuits alleging … Continue reading

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Experts disagree about which cancers were caused by 911 dust

According to an article last week in the Huffington Post, the federal government declared this month that 50 kinds of cancer could be caused by exposure to World Trade Center toxins. Hundreds of people may get payouts from a World … Continue reading

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Quebec revives asbestos mine with $58M loan

According to the CBC News a few weeks ago, the Jeffrey Mine in Quebec’s Eastern Townships has received a $58-million boost from the province to help revive the asbestos industry, a move the Canadian Cancer Society is urging the government … Continue reading

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Marquette County land bank buying, cleaning up asbestos in foreclosed property in Upper Michigan

According to a recent article in Upper Penninsula Michigan’s, The Mining Journal Newspaper, the Marquette County Board approved a bid at this week’s meeting for cleaning up an asbestos containing burned out building in downtown Ishpeming, along with the purchase … Continue reading

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