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Man Seriously Injured After Fall onto St. Peter’s Hospital Roof

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A man survived a fall from a sixth floor window at St. Peter’s University Hospital, after landing on a lower-level rooftop. “An individual was found early this morning on a first-floor roof of Saint Peter’s University Hospital after falling from an open window,” hospital spokesperson Michelle Lazzarotti told New Brunswick Today on January […]

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These 49 Rutgers Employees Are Paid More Than The University President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—As of September 1, the soon-to-be-retired Rutgers President was only the 50th highest-paid university employee so far this year. With a salary of $726,464, Dr. Robert “Bob” Barchi is paid almost twice as much as the President of the United States and more than four times the Governor of New Jersey. Most of […]

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Oklahoma Opioid Case

NORMAN, OK—A judge suggested that Johnson & Johnson was the kingpin of Oklahoma’s opioid crisis on August 26, ordering the New Brunswick-based pharmaceutical giant to pay $572 million to fix the ravage the epidemic has caused the state’s residents. The verdict could be a warning to other drug companies facing similar cases in courts across […]

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Between Baby Powder and Opioid Lawsuits, J&J Says It Will Defend Itself in About 16,000 Cases

JOHNSON & JOHNSON BATTLES LAWSUITS OVER TALC-BASED BABY POWDER AND PROMOTING ADDICTIVE OPIOID DRUGS NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is now the subject of a U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) probe into whether it lied to consumers regarding potential cancer risks of its namesake talc-based baby powder, according to reports.  Yet the Hub City-based health-care […]