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Johnson & Johnson Drug Company Ordered to Pay $3M for Birth Defect

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, was ordered by a Philadelphia jury to pay $3 million for a child’s birth injuries. The jury found that the injuries occurred as a result of the mother Kelly Anderson taking Janssen drug Topomax while pregnant. It was ruled that Janssen failed to provide adequate label information, […]

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Johnson & Johnson Drug Company Agrees to Pay $5.9 Million in Risperdal Settlement

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has agreed to a settlement of $5.9 million stemming from a 2008 Risperdal lawsuit. The suit accused the company of using illegal, unfair and deceptive practices when marketing the antipsychotic drug, according to The National Trial Lawyers. The lawsuit was originally filed by the Montana State Attorney […]

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Faulty Child Locks Cause Ford Recall

Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall of 2013 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles due to mechanical issues with the child locks. The company said the child locks on the rear left doors were improperly made, meaning the locks can fail to engage. The recall covers more than 5,600 vehicles. Jonathan Welsh, WSJ Blogs 03/17/2013 […]

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18,000 baby dressers recalled after two toddler deaths

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Consumer Safety Product Commission mandates new regulations for manufacturing children’s products

In an attempt to further reduce safety issues with children’s products, the Consumer Safety Product Commission (CSPC) is implementing new regulations for domestic manufacturers and importers on February 8, 2013. The new regulations stipulate that the manufacturers of children’s products comply with on-going third-party product testing to ensure safety, and that there are comprehensive records […]

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