A Refection On Some Of The Dow Corning Breast Implant Issues
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As we continue to help women with their Dow Corning Breast Implant Class Action claims, we reflect on the many years listening to female victims and the stories they tell us. In reflection here are some of the questions that are still being asked. As we reflect on the 100’s of women we have spoken to, we still ask questions and wonder how this could this manufacturer have harmed so many women. 1. It appears that one of the physical properties of silicone is that is does not have a have high tear-resistance. Was that known? 2. Who will help these women with their disease and injury from these implants? 3. Science has the potential to improve lives and alleviate suffering but, what about the responsibility for unintended effects that may come with these advances? Some Collected Facts On July 14, 1998, the Wall Street Journal reported that cosmetic breast implants in the United States in 1998 would reach the record number of about 130,000 that were done in 1990. On December 2, 1998, a court-appointed scientific panel said it saw no proven links between breast implants and disease. In 1993, almost 9,000 individuals filed law suits against Dow Corning claiming medical injury from their implants. By May 1995, the company was faced with more than 20,000 lawsuits. Dow Corning saw the number of claimants in rise above 400,000. Dow Corning filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It did not stop Dow Corning from continuing its other business activities. Dow Corning still operates today. The litigation has been painfully slow for women. The women who claimed injury had to wait until mid 1998 to learn that Dow Corning and their negotiators had agreed on a settlement that would have Dow Corning pay more than $3.2 billion as monetary compensation for ruptured implants. We are still helping woman with their breast implant claims to this date What was the impact of the silicone implant? Some Things We Now Know Are: Silicone Implants rupture and can leak silicone fluid into the body. Silicone fluid can leak through the walls of an intact implant. Autoimmune diseases have developed in women with implants. For many of the women we speak to, the silicone breast implant they received was life altering and resulted in many years of pain and suffering. This we do know for sure.
IT IS 2014 AND WE ARE STILL HELPING WOMEN WITH THEIR DOW CORNING CLAIMS
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