A Missouri appeals court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.12 billion to women who claimed the company's baby powder and other talc-based products caused their ovarian cancer. In the ruling, announced Tuesday, the court rejected the company's request to throw out a St. Louis jury's verdict from July 2018 that awarded the 22 plaintiffs and their families $4.69 billion. Instead, the

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Commercial truck accidents are some of the most devastating, destructive accidents that occur on roads and highways across the country. Most truck accidents are caused by unsafe driver behavior, including drowsy driving, distracted driving, speeding, and drunk driving. However, inclement weather conditions, such as rain, snow, and fog, can also make road conditions treacherous for truck drivers. Another weather-related hazard that is

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As COVID-19 restrictions slowly start to lift, allowing people to enjoy some of their favorite summertime activities, the last thing anyone wants to think about is getting into a car accident. However, there is a reason why the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer. More fatal car accidents occur during this time,

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Summer is the time for having fun and going on vacation. The COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on many activities, but now, Americans are itching to get away and spend time outdoors. Whether it is swimming, boating, hiking, or just walking outside in a nearby park, exploring new and potentially unfamiliar terrain presents its own set of tripping hazards. Knowing the

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It is illegal in the U.S. to drive under the influence (DUI) of any potentially impairing drug, which includes legal prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, as well as alcohol, marijuana, opioids, and methamphetamines. Motorists can be charged with DUI of prescription drugs. However, motorists may be able to have charges reduced or eliminated entirely with the help of an experienced criminal defense

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every five falls results in serious injury. Millions of people visit the emergency room each year, and thousands end up seriously injured in accidents involving falls. Although some falls occur from heights, many happen by slipping on sidewalks. Although snow and ice contribute to the risk of slipping on

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Resisting arrest is a crime in New Jersey. If you are convicted of resisting arrest, you will have a criminal record that can negatively impact your ability to find a job or buy property. If you are accused of a resisting arrest, your wisest course of action is to seek the services of a skilled criminal defense lawyer who will work aggressively

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