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December 5, 2017 – After winning three previous cases filed in federal court over the risks of Xarelto, a blood thinner, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG suffered their first trial loss.
The companies were ordered to pay $1.8 million in actual damages and $26 million in punitive damages for their failure to warn of the drug’s internal bleeding risks.
The Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket system is used in thousands of hospitals across the country. The system was designed to keep patients warm during surgery, reduce the risk of infections and improve recovery times. However, many lawsuits filed allege that the device is flawed and may contribute to post-operative deep joint infections.
Approximately 23% of all car accidents are weather-related. And, it’s no wonder, that the winter season is considered the most dangerous season. In the Kansas City area, we see a variety of winter driving hazards ranging from snow to freezing rain, slush, black ice and freezing temps.
We want you to be safe when on the road, so here are some tips to help you prepare for the cold and those Missouri winter driving hazards.