by Marilyn McGoldrick, Esq. Zimmer has announced a voluntary recall of its M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology Femoral Stems and Necks used in hip replacements, because higher than expected amounts of manufacturing residues were left on the devices. Zimmer calls this a “process monitoring failure”; you’d probably call it not cleaning the parts properly before putting… Read More


by David C. Strouss, Esq. Pregnant women living near multiple fracking sites are more likely to have lower birth weight babies than those who live farther away, according to a new study by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The study analyzed births and fracking activity in three counties where 18% of… Read More


Posted by Michael Lesser on Jan 5, 2015 12:03:42 PM When it comes to children and brain health, all of the chemicals and contaminants we put into the atmosphere are wreaking havoc on normal brain development. A new video highlighting the effects of this toxic soup on children was released at a recent environmental conference… Read More


Posted by Brad J. Mitchell on Jun 4, 2014 11:42:00 AM Thornton Law Firm and co-counsel recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of a child with serious birth defects whose mother was exposed to toxic substances during pregnancy while working in the semiconductor chip manufacturing industry. The case settled shortly before trial was scheduled to… Read More