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December 3, 2020 | Blog, Dangerous Drugs, Personal Injury Blog

Delayed-Onset Retinal Damage From Elmiron Discovered; Elmiron Lawsuit Filed

A November case report describes a case of delayed-onset retinal damage from the use of Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate). The case report states that a 44-year-old woman who was exposed to […]

December 3, 2020 | Blog, Chemical Exposure, Personal Injury Blog

Lawsuit Alleges Firefighting Foam, Equipment Caused Firefighters’ Cancers

A lawsuit filed in October claims that multiple firefighters developed cancer because they were exposed to PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam and equipment. PFAS In Firefighter Turnouts Many lawsuits have […]

December 2, 2020 | Blog, Personal Injury Blog, Talcum Powder

Study: Lack Of Regulation Resulted In Talc Cosmetics Contaminated With Asbestos

A study published on November 24 found that talc-based cosmetics have been contaminated with asbestos because of a lack of regulation and adequate testing. The study used transmission electron microscopy […]

November 24, 2020 | Blog, COVID-19 Nursing Home Death, Personal Injury Blog

Fresno County Nursing Home COVID-19 Outbreaks Among Worst In California

The COVID-19 outbreaks currently in Fresno County nursing homes are among the worst in California, according to California Department of Public Health data. 13 skilled nursing facilities in the Central […]

November 23, 2020 | Blog, Chemical Exposure, Personal Injury Blog

Fresno, Other California Wells Contain “Extreme” Amounts Of Toxic Firefighting Foam Chemicals

At least 26 wells in California cities including Fresno contain two to 10 times more per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) than the state’s recommended levels, according to a CalMatters analysis. […]