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Hormone Replacement Therapy Lawsuit Revived for Pennsylvania Woman Who Developed Breast Cancer

A $1.5 million judgment for the husband of a Pennsylvania (PA) woman who developed breast cancer after taking the hormone replacement therapy drug Prempro has been revived despite an earlier court ruling that the plaintiff’s lawsuit was filed past a state statute of limitation on defective and dangerous product claims. The drugmaker originally ordered to…

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Too Much Radiation Perforates Bowel, Kills Chicago Woman

A Chicago, Illinois (IL)-area family has received a $7.5 million settlement from a hospital, oncologist and treatment provider because medical records clearly showed that the mother and wife received harmful doses of radiation while being treated for endometrial cancer. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Patricia Quirk received 17 treatments from Little Company of Mary Hospital,…

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