Recent studies have brought scrutiny to the risk of Stryker Tritanium Hip devices. Many patients implanted with the device have undergone revision surgery due to the Tritanium hip device’s Acetabular Shell loosening. One study identified five patients who had revision surgeries due to failure to the Tritanium cups. It is important to closely keep an…

Pennsylvania’s Senate Republicans continue to protect the Catholic Church and thwart legitimate claims from clergy abuse survivors. It seems like only a change to a Democratic-controlled Senate will allow for the necessary statutory reforms that provide survivors of childhood abuse their day in court, like in our neighboring states in NJ and NY. Great reporting…

Since last summer’s 2018 grand jury investigation of the systematic cover-up of priest sexual abuse of thousands of Pennsylvania children, hundreds of additional priests have been identified as perpetrators.  Pennsylvania’s dioceses and religious orders have released their own lists, following the release from other Catholic dioceses across the country.  The number of credibly accused Pennsylvania…

Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug, often used to treat conduct disorder, bipolar, and other mood disorders. It is used in both teenagers and adults. The plaintiff, identified as J.T, began taking Risperdal in March 2004, when he was 7, and developed “large, female-like breasts”. This was as a result of a hormone spike caused by…

In August, a California jury found that at least part of Plantiff De Wayne Johnson’s non-Hodgkin lymphoma was caused by glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup. DeWayne Johnson, a school groundskeeper, applied Roundup weedkiller around 30 times a year while he worked as a groundskeeper for a school district close to San Francisco. In 2014,…

The University of Southern California has announced a tentative agreement for a class action settlement. The settlement is for the claims involving alleged sexual abuse and harassment by Dr. George Tyndall. Dr. George Tyndall was a gynecologist at USC, and treated hundreds of students over decades of work. Around 500 current and former students have made accusations…