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What New Cancers Are Linked to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination?

On January 31, a new Camp Lejeune study was released by the government that found military personnel who served at Camp Lejeune during the mid-1970s and 1980s had at least a 20 percent greater risk of developing certain cancers compared with those who were stationed…

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Boy Scouts Sex Abuse Settlement Update

Former Boy Scouts who selected a quick payout option in the 2022 sex abuse settlement appear to have inadvertently cost themselves a much higher award. The settlement, the largest relating to sex abuse in U.S. history at $2.46 billion, included a “quick pay” option that…

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Big Tech and Lawmakers Struggle with Section 230

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on January 31, five Big Tech executives were brought face-to-face with grieving parents holding up pictures of their children who had died. The message was clear. The mothers and fathers put responsibility for their children’s deaths on the executives,…

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Is the NFL Brain Injury Settlement Helping Players?

A landmark settlement intended to compensate NFL players for brain injuries sustained on the field is falling short of expectations, according to an in-depth investigation by The Washington Post.  The 2015 settlement ostensibly resolved the league’s “concussion crisis,” pledging substantial awards for retired players who…

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Current Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits

According to the American College of Rheumatology, surgeons perform over 450,000 hip replacements each year in the U.S. Generally considered safe and reliable, they provide patients suffering from pain, inflammation, and decreased mobility the opportunity to be active once again. Many activities that were difficult,…

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New Study Shows Higher Rate of Cancer at Camp Lejeune

On January 31, an extensive, government-backed study focused on cancer and the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune was released. The new Camp Lejeune study, nine years in the making, was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease…

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Lawsuits Filed Over Airplane Door Failure

Plane passengers are filing lawsuits against Boeing and Alaska Airlines after an incident last month that they say caused emotional distress. On Jan. 5, a Boeing 737 MAX 9 door plug blew out in the middle of an Alaska Airlines flight 16,000 feet above ground,…

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A New Baby Formula Recall Issued Due to Bacteria Concerns

Many parents and caregivers depend on powdered baby formula to feed their children. Some do not have access to breastmilk, the nourishment pediatricians recommend as the number one way to feed newborns. In recent years, however, parents have not always been able to rely on…

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