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Essure Birth Control Concerns Continue to Spread, Canadian Government Moves to Strengthen Medical Device Oversight Dec 11, 2018

Concerns about the implantable birth control device Essure, manufactured by Bayer, are continuing to spread on a global level. Though Bayer will be suspending sales of Essure worldwide by the end of this month, questions still remain for thousands of ...

Jury Clears J&J of Liability in California Lawsuit Over Baby Powder & Asbestos Cancer Dec 3, 2018

Earlier this month, Big Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) scored a victory in its ongoing talcum powder litigation when a California jury rejected a woman’s claims that her cancer was caused by the company’s well-known baby powder. The verdict , ...

Women from Las Vegas Area Add Their Voices to Growing Number of Essure Complaints Nov 20, 2018

The latest group of women seriously affected by Essure Permanent Birth Control System recently added their voices to the growing chorus of concerns about the medical device, which has been linked to perforated organs, severe pelvic pain, abnormal ...

Children's Kiva Montessori School in Colorado Closes Due To Asbestos Nov 15, 2018

The Children’s Kiva Montessori School in Cortez, CO was temporarily closed because of “elevated levels” of asbestos, according to the school’s board of directors. Parents were notified on Tuesday, November 6 about the issue and that the school would ...

Texas Trial Lawyers Association Files Amicus Brief Over Judge James Farris Asbestos Case Oct 23, 2018

The Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) filed an amicus brief in response to a Texas appeals court throwing out Ellarene Farris’ suit against Jefferson County earlier this year. She accused the county of exposing Judge James Farris, her husband to ...

Women Continue to Come Forward to Speak About the Damage Essure Caused Oct 4, 2018

New reports of women injured by Essure Permanent Birth Control System continue to flood the news across the globe. Recently, two women who are involved with the class action lawsuit against Bayer, the company that manufactures and distributes this ...

Pharmaceutical Company Connected to NDMA Impurity Placed on Import Alert Sep 28, 2018

Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturer Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals was placed on import alert on Friday, September 28 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company will determine how its products, used in ...

BPB Celebrates Meso Awareness Day Sep 26, 2018

Our staff here at Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman would like to take a moment today to recognize Mesothelioma Awareness Day. This day is observed every September 26, and was started in 2004 by community members of the Meso Foundation. According to ...

Women in Australia to Pursue Class Action Lawsuit over Essure Sep 12, 2018

A group of women in Australia who suffered serious side effects from the permanent birth control product Essure have filed a lawsuit against Bayer, the pharmaceutical company that makes the implant. Learn more about the dangerous side effects caused ...

Texas Appeals Court Tosses Judge James Farris' Asbestos-Related Wrongful Death Suit Sep 7, 2018

A Texas appeals court tossed out Ellarene Farris’ suit against Jefferson County, accusing it of grossly negligent conduct in exposing her husband, Judge James Farris, to asbestos while he worked there. The appeals court stated that Jefferson County ...

California High School Reopens Two Weeks After Contractors Disturbed Asbestos Tiles Sep 4, 2018

Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, CA reopened parts of the building less than two weeks after closing those areas off when contractors disturbed asbestos tiles in a library storage room. According to officials, the contractors used a power ...

Essure Lawsuits Skyrocketed After Increased FDA Warnings - Bloomberg Report Aug 14, 2018

Bloomberg recently published an article about the sharp increase in the number of Essure lawsuits following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required Bayer, the manufacturer and distributor of this permanent contraceptive device to put out ...

Attorney Aaron Heckaman to Speak at HarrisMartin's Midwest Asbestos Litigation Conference Aug 13, 2018

Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman attorney Aaron Heckaman is scheduled to speak at the HarrisMartin's Midwest Asbestos Litigation Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis, MO on Thursday, September 6. He will focus his presentation on ...

Valsartan Voluntarily Recalled by the FDA Over NDMA Impurity Jul 19, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a voluntary recall of drugs that contain valsartan, an active ingredient in a number of products meant to treat heart failure and high blood pressure. While not all products containing ...

Construction Accident at Water Tower Kills One, Injures Another Jul 6, 2018

A construction accident claimed the life of at least one person and injured another on Friday, July 6. The Porter Special Utility District’s general manager Richard Tram said that he heard a "loud clinging noise" that morning at the worksite on the ...

Philadelphia School Classroom Filled With Asbestos, Lead Dust Jun 18, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer recently published an article detailing the terrifying state of Room 106 at A.S. Jenks Elementary. According to the article, the teacher who uses that classroom, Maria Greco, dealt with crumbling plaster, suspicious black ...

Attorney Aaron Heckaman to Speak at TTLA Midyear Conference and CLE Seminar May 15, 2018

Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman attorney Aaron Heckaman was invited to speak at the TTLA Midyear Conference and CLE Seminar in Houston this weekend. Aaron will be leading a certification and recertification program titled “Increased Profitability ...

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Crane Co.'s Appeal, Securing Victory for BPB Client Mar 26, 2018

The United States Supreme Court announced on Monday, March 26 that they will not hear Crane Co.’s appeal of the Missouri appellate courts’ decision to uphold the original $11.5 million jury verdict in favor of Jeanette Poage, whose husband died in ...

First Week of April Recognized as National Asbestos Awareness Week by the U.S. Senate Mar 26, 2018

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced a resolution that would declare the first week in April as “National Asbestos Awareness Week”. This is an incredibly important action, especially in light of the fact that recent data published by the ...

BPB Client's Asbestos Wrongful Death Case Moves on to the United States Supreme Court Feb 28, 2018

BPB attorneys representing Jeanette Poage recently filed a brief with the US Supreme Court in opposition to Crane Co.’s latest appeal of the $11.5 million jury verdict. Jeanette Poage, the widow of James Poage, received $1.5 million for wrongful ...

Attorney Aaron Heckaman to Speak at Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference Feb 26, 2018

Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman partner Aaron Heckaman will speak at the Perrin Conferences ’ Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference, held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9. ...

Partner Camp Bailey Appointed to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Sep 7, 2017

We are excited to announce that partner Camp Bailey was recently selected to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) by United Stated District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in In re: Proton-Pump Inhibitor Products Liability Litigation , MDL No. 2789. ...

Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman Featured in Newsweek Jul 18, 2017

For decades, our attorneys at Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman have committed themselves to providing injured victims with the experienced legal representation they deserve in their time of need. Recently, we were featured in Newsweek as one of the ...

BPB Attorneys Complete South Texas College of Law Firm Challenge May 17, 2017

Every attorney received their start somewhere, and many of us at Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan Heckaman owe a great deal to our alma mater, Houston's oldest law school, South Texas College of Law Houston. Every year, STCL Houston issues a Law Firm ...

Court Upholds Jury Verdict in Favor of Jeanette Poage May 4, 2017

Attorneys Aaron Heckaman and Robert Cowan successfully secured an $11.5 million jury verdict in St. Louis, Missouri Circuit Court for Jeanette Poage, the widow of James Poage, who died of mesothelioma in May of 2012. $10 million was awarded for ...

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