Auto Safety Initiative Seeks to Make Driver Errors Less Common

Car safety and driver safety should be the priority of automakers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a new plan has been unveiled to make sure that automakers develop new technologies that will keep drivers safe and avoid accidents by simply removing the driver error factor from the equation. According to a series …

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Second of 10,750 U.S. DePuy hip joint lawsuits under way

An estimated 10,750 lawsuits have been filed in the United States by patients alleging that the recalled DePuy ASR all-metal artificial hip implant is defective, including more than 8,000 lawsuits consolidated into a single class action lawsuit to be tried in a federal court in Toledo, Ohio. Another 2,000 cases will be tried separately in …

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Johnson & Johnson accused of gambling with patient safety

During the closing arguments for the first lawsuit related to the ASR XL all-metal hip implant manufactured by Johnson and Johnson subsidiary DePuy to go to trial, the plaintiff’s attorney accused the orthopedics manufacturer of taking unnecessary risks with patients ‘health and safety. According to the attorney’s allegations, the company did not warn medical professionals …

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