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From the Fall 2000 issue of The News Media & The Law, page 5. A list of some of the…

From the Fall 2000 issue of The News Media & The Law, page 5.

A list of some of the well-known products that have benefitted from secret settlements:

Agent Orange

Asbestos

Dow Corning silicone gel breast implants

Dalkon Shield intra-uterine device

DES synthetic estrogen

Firestone tires

General Motors trucks (with side-saddle gas tanks)

Halcion anti-anxiety drug

Miracle Recreation Merry-go-Round

Pfizer heart valve

Prozac antidepressant

Zomax painkiller