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    • Syngenta Lawsuit Seeks to Recover Lost Corn Income

      Syngenta Lawsuit Seeks to Recover Lost Corn Income

      American farmers who grew Syngenta corn with the Swiss company’s genetically modified seeds suffered huge economic losses after their crops were rejected by one of the country’s largest importer. Syngenta told American farmers to “plant with confidence” the genetically modified […]

    • Persona Knee Recall Means More Zimmer Lawsuits

      Persona Knee Recall Means More Zimmer Lawsuits

      Orthopedic medical device manufacturer Zimmer may be facing more lawsuits after a recent Zimmer Persona Knee recall. The company issued a worldwide voluntary recall of its Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate, a component used in the Zimmer Persona Knee, on […]

    • Anesthesia Error Deaths Decline

      Anesthesia Error Deaths Decline

      A recent Journal of Healthcare Risk Management study reported a decline in deaths related to anesthesia errors. Anesthesia involves the administration of drugs to reduce and prevent pain during surgery.  Depending on the type of anesthesia given, patients may be […]

    • $1.85 Million Wrongful Settlement in Dauphin County

      $1.85 Million Wrongful Settlement in Dauphin County

      Harrisburg car accident lawyer Christopher Marzzacco recently settled a $1.85 million wrongful death claim on behalf of the estate and the parents of a 20-year-old man fatally injured in a truck collision. The driver of a Tiger Trash commercial refuse […]

    • Amtrak Derailment Highlights Aging Infrastructure

      Amtrak Derailment Highlights Aging Infrastructure

      Former Amtrak CEO David Hughes criticized the quality of the company’s equipment one day after the deadly derailment of Amtrak train No. 188. “What Amtrak has is among the poorest that I’ve ever seen given the level of use they […]

    • Newly Mandated Controls would have prevented Amtrak Disaster

      Newly Mandated Controls would have prevented Amtrak Disaster

      In 2008, Congress mandated that a new railroad safety feature be implemented on all systems by the end of 2015, according to NBC News. Unfortunately, the project is not expected to be completed on time and could not be installed […]

    • New Drug May Help Mesothelioma Victims

      New Drug May Help Mesothelioma Victims

      People diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure may find hope with Merck’s new immunotherapy drug, Keytruda. Keytruda was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat patients with advanced melanoma. Merck recently announced it […]

    • Seat Belts, Buses and Trains: Together or Not?

      Seat Belts, Buses and Trains: Together or Not?

      By Larry E. Coben, Sol H. Weiss and James R. Ronca A few days ago, a Washington to New York Amtrak commuter train derailed and at least 6 people died and over a hundred were rushed to nearby hospitals. This calamity […]

    • The Choice between Xarelto Bleeding and Stroke Risks

      The Choice between Xarelto Bleeding and Stroke Risks

      People with atrial fibrillation have an increased risk of suffering a stroke. Taking blood thinner drugs can decrease the risk, but some of these medications are not without the risks of internal bleeding. Popular blood-thinning drug Xarelto is prescribed to […]

    • Study Suggests Car Accidents Increase on Tax Day

      Study Suggests Car Accidents Increase on Tax Day

      Fatal Car Accidents are more likely to occur on Tax Day, according to The Blaze. Researchers from the University of Toronto analyzed data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found the car accident death rate was six percent […]