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Ankin Law Blog

August 2012 In the News

August 2012 In the News

On Wednesday, August 29, 2012 John Marshall Law School Board Member Howard Ankin attended the school’s monthly board meeting. On […]

Preventing Cerebral Palsy in C-Section Births

Preventing Cerebral Palsy in C-Section Births

Cerebral palsy is a medical condition that can affect sensation, muscle control, head control, walking, muscle tone, coordination, balance and cognitive […]

NFL’s Possible Role in Ray Easterling’s Death

NFL’s Possible Role in Ray Easterling’s Death

Football season is upon us. The first NCAA football games will take place this weekend and the NFL regular season […]

Campbell v. Ford Motor Company: California Appellate Court Refuses to Allow Asbestos “Take Home Exposure” Claim

Campbell v. Ford Motor Company: California Appellate Court Refuses to Allow Asbestos “Take Home Exposure” Claim

A California Appellate Court recently denied a plaintiff’s claim in a “take home asbestos” case, calling into doubt the obligation […]

Medical Problems Associated with Stryker Hip Implants

Medical Problems Associated with Stryker Hip Implants

Hip replacements and hip implants have become a common medical procedure in recent years. Unfortunately, many hip replacement systems – […]

Popular Bumbo Infant Seats Recalled

Popular Bumbo Infant Seats Recalled

Approximately 4 million Bumbo infant seats were recalled last week. As we reported in May, Bumbo International, the product’s manufacturer, […]

First Transvaginal Mesh Trial Results in $5.5 Million Verdict

First Transvaginal Mesh Trial Results in $5.5 Million Verdict

The first transvaginal trial – a test trial known as a “bellwether” case – resulted in huge win for the […]

BPA Banned from Baby Bottles

BPA Banned from Baby Bottles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially banned bisphenol A, or BPA, from baby bottles and children’s drinking […]

Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuit Moved to Federal Court

Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuit Moved to Federal Court

Not only did Styker Orthopedics recently announce that it is recalling its Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Implant Systems […]

10 Dangerous Olympic Sports

10 Dangerous Olympic Sports

The world has caught Olympic fever. We are hooked to our television screens so that we can witness the Olympians […]

Propecia Causes Lingering Sexual Problems

Propecia Causes Lingering Sexual Problems

Male pattern baldness is a common ailment, and many men choose to treat the condition with medication. Unfortunately, it seems […]