Johnson & Johnson Recalls 33,000 Bottles of Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson Stands by the Safety of Its Baby Powder—the FDA Isn’t so Sure In yet another blow to its reputation as a personal-care company, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) recalled 33,000 bottles of its popular baby powder last month over concerns of toxic contamination.…

Defective Hip Implants Are Leading to Lawsuits

Do You Know What Brand of Hip You Have? Hips are in the spotlight right now on some of the biggest stages around the world. Andy Murray, Sybil Shapiro, and Al Roker have all made successful comebacks in their respective fields after hip resurfaces and…

Seizures in Newborns

What Is the Most Common Cause of Neonatal Seizures? Did Malpractice Lead to Your Newborn’s Seizures? Last week, I was researching birth injuries and came across a fascinating paper from the American Academy of Neurology about the causes of seizures in newborns. In studying neonatal…

Hip Implant Recalls and How They Work

When a company learns that there is a problem with one of its medical devices, they have a responsibility to alert consumers. The company will propose a correction or removal depending on the type of situation. When the manufacturer does so, the FDA refers to this…

Hearing Loss Following Use of 3M Military Earplugs

If you have used 3M combat earplugs, you may have unnecessarily suffered permanent Tinnitus or hearing loss. Over a million veterans have been placed on disability by the Federal government due to hearing loss or Tinnitus. One explanation for the epidemic of disabled military members…

Patient Safety Tips: How to Take Charge of Your Healthcare

Patient safety measures help prevent mistakes and medical malpractice. As studies show that preventable injuries and errors are on the rise, it is no surprise that injured patients initiate most medical malpractice lawsuits. At the Yost Legal Group, we are too familiar with the injuries…

Unanimous Jury – Roundup Causes Cancer

BAYER’S FEET HELD TO THE FIRE AFTER JURY FINDS THAT ROUNDUP CAUSED CALIFORNIA MAN’S NON-HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA Bayer is certainly feeling the heat with its stock plummeting 12.5%, overnight (the biggest intraday loss in 16 years - estimated to have cost Bayer about $9.1 billion), after…