He is known to most Americans as a consumer crusader who is responsible for establishing the Public Interest Research Group, the Center for Auto Safety and Public Citizen.
His activism had resulted in an expose into the automobile industry resulting in Unsafe at Any Speed, an immediate bestseller. The book resulted in the Congressional action and the first mandated safety features for motor vehicles and traffic safety.
Lawyer, advocate and educator, Ralph Nader has been named to the list of "100 Most Influential Americans." See more on Mr. Nader here and visit his Radio Hour here.
On Thursday, June 9, Ralph Nader interviewed your editor and Dr. Robert Bendavid, a hernia mesh expert, and non-mesh doctor at the Shouldice Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Bendavid is also a founding father of the American Hernia Society.
And Please Add your voice to the Media Sources Ralph Nader mentions:
New Jersey Superior Court will be the venue for an upcoming number of hernia mesh trials focused on the LifeCell Strattice biologic mesh. This is the first trial of a biologic mesh made of pig skin.
As the hernia mesh trial of Paul Trevino and Bard/Davol concludes its third week, MND offers a glimpse of courtroom happenings in this case, closely watched by patients, lawyers and mesh makers.
In a Friday verdict, an Ohio jury decided Becton, Dickinson, which acquired Bard 5 years ago, must pay a hernia mesh injured man $255k. Punitive damages were not awarded.