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The tragic truth about talcum powder finally comes out

Zak Zatezalo Jun. 7, 2016, 8:12am

WHEELING – Talcum powder is back in the news following a May 2 verdict against Johnson & Johnson, in which it was ordered to pay $55 million to a woman who contracted ovarian cancer after years of her using Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

Anatomy of a lawsuit, and why it can take a while

Zak Zatezalo Sep. 29, 2015, 11:31am

WHEELING – For any of us unfortunate enough to have to file a civil lawsuit, we know all too well the truth of the familiar refrain “the wheels of justice turn slowly.” Indeed, it can be quite frustrating, and borderline maddening at times, to be embroiled in litigation over a just cause, only to see months and months pass with what seems like no real movement towards resolution.

Time for leaders to do something about job safety

Zak Zatezalo Jan. 15, 2015, 11:27am

WHEELING – In November, West Virginia voters sent a message for change, seating a Republican legislative majority for the first time in 80 years.