• Safety of Top-Selling Birth Control Pill To Be Resolved In Court

    Because of the alleged side effects of its Yasmin and Yaz birth control brands, Bayer is defending itself against hundreds of personal injury lawsuits from plaintiffs who suffered harm from the pills.

     
  • Homeowner Foots the Bill for His Own Repairs

    Toxic Chinese drywall is said to have entered the United States during late 2000 or early 2001 and reached peak use between 2004 and 2006.  Houses are often built with materials (drywall) from several sources and investigators have discovered a […]

     
  • FTC Warns Consumer of Bogus Toxic Drywall Kits

    The Federal Trade Commission issued the following statement this month.  There are currently no federally approved test-kits or recommended methods of repair for tainted Chinese drywall.  The statement warns that any such kits on the market are fraudulent and should […]

     
  • HUD Relief for Chinese Drywall Possibly on the Way

    The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development may soon offer relief to victims of toxic Chinese Drywall.  Thousand of homes were built across the United States during 2004 and 2005 using bad drywall shipped here from China. Toxic […]

     
  • Ten Die On Virginia Roads Over Christmas

    According to preliminary estimates from the Virginia State Police, ten persons lost their lives in eight Virginia car crashes over Christmas weekend.

     
  • Less testing, More Fixing

    “In ways still to be determined, hydrogen sulfide gas is being created in homes built with Chinese drywall,” a CPSC statement regarding Chinese drywall said. “Earlier studies found large amounts of elemental sulfur in the Chinese drywall.” The CPSC acknowledges […]

     
  • Sean Payton, Lead Plaintiff in Class-Action Suit

    Sean Payton, coach of the Saints was chosen to be the lead plaintiff in a 591 page class-action suit filed against Knauf Plasterboard Tainjin Co. Ltd. Knauf Plasterboard Tainjin Co. Ltd. Was responsible for manufacturing drywall that is believed to […]

     
  • Chinese Drywall- Possible Health Risks

    Toxic Chinese drywall is said to have first entered the United States in late 2000 or early 2001 and it reached it’s peak use between 2004 and 2006.  Reports of houses smelling of rotten-eggs and charred electrical wiring spread quickly […]

     
  • Progesterone Suggested as Brain Trauma Treatment Option

    Emory University researchers maintain that the naturally occurring hormone progesterone (PROG) could be a viable clinical treatment option for traumatic brain injuries.

     
  • Judge: Bayer Contraceptive Cases Nearing Trial

    The federal judge overseeing the consolidated litigation against Bayer Healthcare in connection with allegedly harmful birth control pills says that lawyers on both sides are moving ahead diligently with various pretrial preparations.

     
  • Winter Storm: State Troopers Had Busy Weekend

    Virginia State Police had their hands full during this past weekend’s storm with snow- or ice-covered primary and secondary roads creating hazardous driving conditions.

     
  • Brain Institute, NFL Join Forces On Concussion Research

    The National Football League has reversed field to some degree and is now encouraging current and former players to donate their brains to the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy.

     
 

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