State Product Liability Laws Protect Injured Hernia Mesh Users
Mesh implants were initially designed to help patients recover from challenging surgical procedures. However, mesh products – including transvaginal and hernia implants – have come under fire in recent years. It now appears as though the risks of mesh implants outweigh the benefits. Tens of thousands of Americans have suffered debilitating injuries – and many… read moreRead More
Can I Sue If I Got a Defective IVC Filter After a Car Accident?
Car accidents can leave you more than a little shaken up. Even impacts at relatively low speeds can cause broken bones, neck pain, and other long-term health problems. You might be surprised to learn that blood clots can also occur following vehicle collisions. Sometimes blood clots go undetected for some time after these types of… read moreRead More
Bayer Faces an Increasing Number of Lawsuits From Hawaiian Plaintiffs
Hawaii will become the next state to pile on lawsuits against Monsanto and its Roundup pesticide. Attorneys recently filed both federal and state product liability suits against the company. They claim their clients developed non-Hodgkins lymphoma after using the pesticide Roundup. The lawsuits follow similar suits across the country. Roundup Lawsuits in Hawaii Attorneys Michael… read moreRead More
Johnson & Johnson Denied Request to Transfer Talc Lawsuits to Federal Court
Over the past few years, Johnson & Johnson has been named in more than 14,000 different talc powder injury lawsuits. In spring, the company requested that 2,400 of these cases be moved from state court to federal court. In July, Judge Maryellen Noreika denied the request. She ruled that the cases must remain in state… read moreRead More
Proton Pump Inhibitors May Increase the Risk of Developing Allergies
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are some of the most widely used medications in the United States and throughout the world. Although drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, and Nexium have proven helpful to individuals with indigestion and peptic ulcers, they can also have some dangerous side effects. A recent study published in the Nature Communications journal found… read moreRead More
Can Medical Device Companies Face Criminal Charges For Product-Related Deaths?
Many studies show that IVC filters are associated with an increased risk of death, particularly among elderly patients. Family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit in an attempt to hold medical device manufacturers responsible for their loved one’s death. Beyond potential financial liability for a defective product that allegedly causes debilitating injuries and deaths,… read moreRead More