At best, cast iron pipes will last for roughly 50 years. Some homeowners faced with leaking pipes though are now being denied compensation from insurance companies.
Talc products like Johnson's Baby Powder have been linked to ovarian cancer and mesothelioma. Thousands have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson.
Merck & Co. faces lawsuits over its shingles vaccine Zostavax, which plaintiffs allege may cause severe side effects like blindness and paralysis.
The Essure permanent birth control device is linked to thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths. Bayer announced they would stop selling the device by the end of 2018.
Abilify is used to treat depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. But evidence suggests that the drug may cause compulsive behaviors like gambling.
Takata airbags may contain a volatile chemical that can cause airbags to explode during deployment, spraying shrapnel into the cabin and harming occupants.
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are devices designed to keep blood clots from reaching the heart and lungs. However, the filters have been linked to severe complications.
Hernia meshes like Ethicon's Physiomesh and Atrium's C-Qur have been linked to severe side effects and revision surgeries, spawning lawsuits by patients.
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