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FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 234

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 2767

The Section 15(b) Report

The Section 15(b) Report

Monitors developments of interest to the regulated business community. By Cary Silverman.

http://cpscmonitor.com
  • Jan 26

    Do I Sell a Consumer Product?

    Do I Sell a Consumer Product?
    When businesses learn of potential safety issues regarding their products, they must determine whether they have a reporting obligation to the CPSC or another agency. In our first CPSC 101 post, we explained that generally, if another federal…
  • Jan 14

    Rare CPSC Trial Ends; Ruling Not Expected for 3 Month

    Rare CPSC Trial Ends; Ruling Not Expected for 3 Month
    After a three week adjudication before an Administrative Law Judge, the CPSC and Zen Magnets have rested their cases. The rare trial, the first in about thirteen years, is not expected to result in a decision until April, according to a brief…
  • Dec 15

    Congress Approves CPSC Funding for FY 2015

    Congress Approves CPSC Funding for FY 2015
    Congress has approved $123 million in funding for the CPSC in FY 2015, $5 million more than the agency received last year. The Senate signed off on H.R. 83, The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, on Saturday…
Rank this Week: 2001

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    Bayer Seeking Dismissal of Out of State Xarelto Case

    Bayer Seeking Dismissal of Out of State Xarelto Case
    More than a dozen Xarelto cases have been filed in Philadelphia, alleging injuries and defendants’ failure to warn of risk associated with the drug. Defendants in several Xarelto lawsuits filed by out of state plaintiffs have moved to…
  • Jan 19

    Third Ethicon Bellwether Trial Set for March 2015

    Third Ethicon Bellwether Trial Set for March 2015
    Judge Goodwin is presiding over seven different federal multidistrict litigation established for similar cases filed against various medical device manufacturers, including American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, Coloplast Corp., Cook…
  • Jan 16

    Lawsuits Piling up Against Makers of Risperdal, Invega

    Lawsuits Piling up Against Makers of Risperdal, Invega
    Antipsychotic Drugs Have Caused Breast Growth in Men More than two years after Johnson & Johnson settled a lawsuit with a 21-year-old man who experienced an adverse side effect from Risperdal, hundreds of other young male plaintiffs are…
Rank this Week: 3727

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
  • Jan 26

    Life Sciences and Health Care Industries Reap the Benefits of 3-D Printing

    Life Sciences and Health Care Industries Reap the Benefits of 3-D Printing
    This post was written by Colleen Davies and Lisa Baird. The past few years have seen 3-D printing – a process that involves the creation of a three-dimensional object from a pre-conceived design – evolve from a futuristic idea…
  • Jan 21

    Drug Disposal Ordinance: Supreme Court Writ Filed

    Drug Disposal Ordinance: Supreme Court Writ Filed
    This post was written by Gary Jeffrey and Charlene Chen. On December 29, 2014, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (“PhRMA”), the Biotechnology Industry Organization (“BIO”), and the Generic…
  • Jan 16

    New Jersey Enacts Data Privacy Law for Health Insurance Carrier

    New Jersey Enacts Data Privacy Law for Health Insurance Carrier
    A newly-enacted law signed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie requires health insurance carriers in that state to adequately protect the personal information of individuals, with failure to do so being classified as a violation of the New…
Rank this Week: 296

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    Deflate-Gate Wasn’t the Only Blowout Last Week

    Deflate-Gate Wasn’t the Only Blowout Last Week
    This past week you probably heard the low monotone sound that emanates from Patriot head coach Bill Belichick’s mouth whenever he’s explaining deflate-gate and trying to muster up the energy to drool out words that ultimately…
  • Jan 23

    Putting Ascertainability into Rule 23

    Putting Ascertainability into Rule 23
    Following the completion of its overhaul of Rules 26(b)(1) and 37(e) (see our most recent post here), the federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules is set to take up Fed. R. Civ. P. 23, concerning class actions.  Sadly, our preferred…
  • Jan 22

    Homeopathic Drugs – Eh, We Don’t Know

    Homeopathic Drugs – Eh, We Don’t Know
    It’s difficult to draw concrete conclusions in the world of homeopathic drugs.  It seems that we don’t know exactly what they are, why they work or whether they even do work.  We’re not exactly sure why we take…
Rank this Week: 199

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jan 26

    LinkedIn For Lawyers – Beyond The Basic

    LinkedIn For Lawyers – Beyond The Basic
    I was at a deposition recently when the subject of LinkedIn arose in conversation. After seeing a post I had made on the site, another lawyer said he did not see the benefit of LinkedIn for lawyers. That gave me an opening to share with…
  • Jan 23

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    What is happening on the cover of Action Comics Annual #3, published not so long ago in 1991? Apparently, Superman ran for President of the United States and won! (We wonder if he had any primary opponents.). Well, for more information on the…
  • Jan 22

    Dismissal Of Fluoride-Based Case Upheld By Fourth Circuit

    Dismissal Of Fluoride-Based Case Upheld By Fourth Circuit
    Disclaimer: Do not Google “dental fluorosis,” for as with every Google Image search, you are bound to discover the most graphic examples, which in this case aren’t pretty. Earlier this month, the Fourth…
Rank this Week: 176

Product Liability Law Blog

Product Liability Law Blog

Covers defective product topics such as auto recalls, automotive product liability, defective seatbelt and restraint systems, electrical product defects, and toxic tort/environmental cases. By The Gilbert Law Group

http://productliabilitylawblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Booster Seat Ratings Explained

    Booster Seat Ratings Explained
    If you're a first-time parent, when your child is big enough for a booster seat, it can be confusing to choose the right one. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has a rating system for booster seats that can help you ensure…
  • Jan 21

    Honda Fined $70 Million for Missing Safety Data

    Honda Fined $70 Million for Missing Safety Data
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) fined Honda $70 million after the company admitted to violating the TREAD act. The TREAD act is a law from 2000 that requires auto manufacturers to submit quarterly reports about car…
  • Jan 18

    What's the Safest Vehicle for Your Teen Driver?

    What's the Safest Vehicle for Your Teen Driver?
    When your teen reaches driving age, it can seem like the scariest time in your life. Suddenly your child is licensed to be behind the wheel of a car all alone on the roadway. As a parent, one of your priorities is to ensure that your teen is…
Rank this Week: 294

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Flyers Defenseman Kimmo Timonen Taking Xarelto to Help Get Back on Ice

    Flyers Defenseman Kimmo Timonen Taking Xarelto to Help Get Back on Ice
    Philadelphia flyers Defenseman, Kimmo Timonen hopes to recover from a serious clotting disorder to a point, which will allow him to get back on the ice. According to a recent news article from Courier-Post, Timonen has been unable to play…
  • Jan 24

    New Injection May help Reduce Pain of Total Knee Replacement Surgery

    New Injection May help Reduce Pain of Total Knee Replacement Surgery
    Even a completely successful knee replacement surgery procedure will involve a great deal of pain and suffering as the patient heals from his or her wound and builds up strength. According to a recent news article from HCP Live, a new…
  • Jan 22

    Pirates Manager to be "Hippest Cat in Town" After Second Surgery

    Pirates Manager to be "Hippest Cat in Town" After Second Surgery
    It was previously reported after the end of baseball season, Pirates manager, Clint Hurdle, had a total hip replacement. His struggles with arthritis were well known to baseball fans as the beloved manager could barely stand in the dugout…
Rank this Week: 1337

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Jan 24

    Durand Football Campylobacter Outbreak Traced to Wisconsin Raw Milk

    Durand Football Campylobacter Outbreak Traced to Wisconsin Raw Milk
    The Pepin County Health Department in the scenic bluff country of western Wisconsin received a telephone call on the morning of September 22, 2014, from the school nurse at Durand High School. The nurse reported a high rate of absenteeism…
  • Jan 13

    My Baby Got Listeria from Caramel Apple, Can We Sue?

    My Baby Got Listeria from Caramel Apple, Can We Sue?
     Yes. Our firm recently filed a baby Listeria lawsuit on behalf of a New Mexico mother who ate a store-purchased caramel apple and fell ill with listeriosis. She was hospitalized and the infection caused the premature birth of her child…
  • Jan 11

    My Child Got Listeria Meningitis from a Caramel Apple, Can I Sue?

    My Child Got Listeria Meningitis from a Caramel Apple, Can I Sue?
    Yes. Health authorities have confirmed three cases of invasive, pediatric Listeria meningitis in the caramel apple Listeria outbreak and the likely cause has been traced to contaminated apples from a fruit supplier, Bidart Brothers. The…
Rank this Week: 706

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Jan 23

    Dog Attack Victim Wins $36 Million

    Dog Attack Victim Wins $36 Million
    An eight-year-old girl who was critically injured in a dog attack was recently awarded $36 million by a jury in Georgia. The girl was attacked by several dogs, causing one of her arms to be amputated. Dog bite injury lawyers at Pintas &…
  • Jan 19

    Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposes Healthcare Startup

    Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposes Healthcare Startup
    The world's richest doctor, Patrick Soon-Shiong, recently established a healthcare startup called NantHealth. The company intends to improve cancer treatment and care, however, whistleblowers in Florida have filed suit saying it is engaged…
  • Jan 7

    Caring for Injured and Seriously Ill Children at Home

    Caring for Injured and Seriously Ill Children at Home
    When Sandra Joy Stein's son was two years old he suffered a seizure that changed her family's life forever. Seizures in infants and young children often lead to brain injuries and permanent brain damage like cerebral palsy. Birth injury…
Rank this Week: 945

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Is Doctor Burnout Responsible for Medical Malpractice?

    Is Doctor Burnout Responsible for Medical Malpractice?
    Every year, thousands of people suffer life-threatening injuries because of medical malpractice. When you visit a doctor for a routine check up or to discuss your concerns about something possibly more serious, you expect the doctor to give…
  • Jan 22

    Reducing Medical Malpractice Cases Involving Diagnostic Test

    Reducing Medical Malpractice Cases Involving Diagnostic Test
    Medical malpractice is a serious problem facing the healthcare system. It is extremely important to understand the root causes of medical malpractice and address the issue to prevent patient injuries and deaths. Better communication between…
  • Jan 15

    Medical Malpractice Involving Third-Partie

    Medical Malpractice Involving Third-Partie
    Medical malpractice is a harsh reality of the medical world that affects patients across the globe. Surgical errors, prescription errors, and diagnostic errors plague the system. Often, these errors have life-threatening consequences for the…
Rank this Week: 2308

The New York Medical Malpractice…

The New York Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Provides an overview of New York medical malpractice and products liability involving medical devices. By Andrew J. Barovick.

http://www.thenewyorkmedicalmalpracticelawblog.com
  • Jan 23

    Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice

    Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice
    It’s that time of year when my office gets reminders in the mail about what we must have posted and visible to all employees.  They are entitled, by law, to be apprised of their rights if they hurt themselves here, or become too…
  • Jan 14

    The Foreseeability of Accidental Shooting

    The Foreseeability of Accidental Shooting
    A couple of weeks ago, a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his own mother while she shopped in an Idaho Walmart.  By all accounts, the mother was a smart, professional and otherwise responsible woman. The infant had managed to…
  • Jan 3

    How Is Profiting From Non-consensual TV Coverage of a Patient’s Death Not “Outrageous” Enough?

    How Is Profiting From Non-consensual TV Coverage of a Patient’s Death Not “Outrageous” Enough?
    Tomorrow’s (1/4/15) NY Times has an article entitled “Dying in the E.R., and on TV.” It raises troubling issues concerning patient privacy and the emotional distress suffered by a family already hurt by the death of its…
Rank this Week: 4542

Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

Covers legal issues relating to defense of mass tort cases and large scale product liability claims. By Sean P. Wajert of Dechert, LLP.

http://www.masstortdefense.com/
  • Jan 22

    Expert Panel Confirms Safety of BPA Use

    Expert Panel Confirms Safety of BPA Use
    We have posted before about the BPA "controversy" egged on by lawyers seeking their next mass tort.  Now comes yet another report on BPA, from the European Food Safety Authority, confirming that the current uses of BPA, including food…
  • Jan 20

    Expert Engineering Testimony Improperly Admitted

    Expert Engineering Testimony Improperly Admitted
    A case from last week reminds us of the importance of appellate review of expert witness admissibility decisions, and the potential impact of junk science on a jury. See Hyundai Motor Co. v. Duncan, No. 140216 (Va. 1/8/15). Defendant…
  • Jan 16

    Eighth Circuit Clarifies Cy Pres Rules for Settlement

    Eighth Circuit Clarifies Cy Pres Rules for Settlement
    The  Eighth Circuit last week issued an opinion with a set of new guidelines regarding "cy pres' disbursements in settlements. See In re BankAmerica Corp. Sec. Litig. (Oetting v. Green Jacobsen P.C.),  No. 13-2620 (8th Cir.,…
Rank this Week: 1470

AdvoKAYte

AdvoKAYte

Covers dangerous drugs and prescription drug diversion. By Van Wey Law, P.L.L.C.

http://www.advokayte.com/
  • Jan 22

    Important Updates on Takata Airbag Recall

    Important Updates on Takata Airbag Recall
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Takata Corporation and Honda Motors. In this suit, plaintiffs allege that the companies covered up data and defects and allowed millions of vehicles to hit the roadway with defective airbags…
  • Jan 14

    Common Car Accident Injuries that Can Be Prevented

    Common Car Accident Injuries that Can Be Prevented
    photo credit: trp0 via photopin cc A passenger should also learn how to cover and protect their face and head in the event that an accident does happen. Instinctively moving hands to cover the face and wrap the head, as if your arms were a…
  • Jan 3

    Tips for Staying Safe on the Roadways this Winter

    Tips for Staying Safe on the Roadways this Winter
    During the winter the chances of getting into an automobile accident increase dramatically as a result of poor weather conditions. Awareness and education are the first steps for helping to reduce the number of dangerous accidents that happen…
Rank this Week: 3880

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death law. By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.

http://www.prslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Eleven Attorneys from Power Rogers & Smith Named 2015 Super Lawyer

    Eleven Attorneys from Power Rogers & Smith Named 2015 Super Lawyer
    Recently, Super Lawyers published the list of the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers.  Eleven of the attorneys at the Chicago personal injury law firm of Power Rogers & Smith were included on the list.  Partners Joseph A. Power, Jr.,…
  • Jan 6

    Joseph Power and Todd Smith Deliver Annual Lecture in Advocacy

    Joseph Power and Todd Smith Deliver Annual Lecture in Advocacy
    Recently, Joseph Power and Todd Smith, founding partners of Power Rogers & Smith, delivered the Annual Lecture in Advocacy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  The Lecture was entitled “The History and Influence of the…
  • Dec 19

    Larry Rogers, Jr. Settles Excessive Force Case Against Rockford Police Department

    Larry Rogers, Jr. Settles Excessive Force Case Against Rockford Police Department
    Recently, partner Larry Rogers, Jr. reached a settlement with the City of Rockford, Illinois of $1.1 Million on behalf of the Estate of Mark Barmore.  In August 2009, Mr. Barmore was shot to death by Rockford Police Officers.  Mr.…
Rank this Week: 1677

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Drowsy Driving Is More Dangerous Than Many Believe

    Drowsy Driving Is More Dangerous Than Many Believe
    Sleep deprivation is far more common in the American population than many people realize. Unfortunately, far too many sleep-deprived American adults and teenagers don't think twice about getting behind the wheel when they're completely…
  • Jan 13

    Riding an Adult-Sized ATV Can Be Deadly for a Child

    Riding an Adult-Sized ATV Can Be Deadly for a Child
    Pediatricians and child safety advocates have long known of the dangers involving children and adult all-terrain vehicles (ATV). However, according to a new study, children who ride adult-sized ATVs may have the highest risk of suffering…
  • Dec 12

    Young Males in Large, New Vehicles More Likely to Survive Accident

    Young Males in Large, New Vehicles More Likely to Survive Accident
    Being male, driving a large vehicle, or driving a new vehicle –these were some of the factors that are common to people who survive serious accidents. That data comes from a study that was conducted at the Indiana University School of…
Rank this Week: 506

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Jan 21

    Divorce Modification

    Divorce Modification
    Divorce Modifications Whenever your divorce is final, you and your ex-spouse will receive a divorce decree.  This decree is an order by the judge and is to be followed by both parties.  If you and your ex-spouse reached an…
  • Jan 9

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part II

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part II
    Statement of Financial Affairs II This is a blog series devoted to explaining every line of the Statement of Financial Affairs (SOFA), which are part of the petition and bankruptcy schedules that are filed in every case.  We will…
  • Dec 28

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part I

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part I
    Statement of Financial Affairs When filing for bankruptcy, the forms that are filed with the Bankruptcy Court are called your petition and schedules.  The petition is what initiates the bankruptcy case and the schedules are all of the…
Rank this Week: 2958

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Covers drug recalls and side effects, pharmaceutical litigation, and drug warnings. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.drugrecallattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    FDA Considering Generic Drug Labelling Change

    FDA Considering Generic Drug Labelling Change
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently refused to hear an appeal by generic drug manufacturers, allowing a Fosamax failure-to-warn lawsuit to move forward. This could have far-reaching effects for patients injured by generic drugs throughout the…
  • Jan 15

    How Drug Companies Hide Negative Studie

    How Drug Companies Hide Negative Studie
    Anyone who has been injured by a medication or medical device - or knows someone who has - is well aware that these products are not always as safe as they seem. Big Pharma purposefully and consistently keeps the American public in the dark…
  • Jan 9

    Antidote Discovered for Blood Thinner Xarelto

    Antidote Discovered for Blood Thinner Xarelto
    Popular blood-thinning drug Xarelto is prescribed to patients to prevent blood clots and prevent strokes. Most patients do not know that Xarelto may also cause irreversible internal bleeding, often resulting in extended hospitalizations and…
Rank this Week: 3542

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 3989

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Jan 20

    Study Suggests Older Vehicles More Likely To Lead to Teen Fatalitie

    Study Suggests Older Vehicles More Likely To Lead to Teen Fatalitie
    Handing down the old family clunker to the teen driver in your household should be a tradition of years past, according to a new study. Older vehicles driven by freshly licensed 15-, 16- and 17-yeaar-olds were involved in nearly half of all…
  • Jan 16

    Don’t Play With Fire — Planning and Care

    Don’t Play With Fire — Planning and Care
    Candles, Clothes Dryers, Cooking — All Accidents Waiting To Happen Without Care, Caution Fire is one of earth’s four basic elements, but when it damages your home, it loses some of its beauty as a thing of nature. House fires are…
  • Jan 16

    Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Still Apply to ESI

    Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Still Apply to ESI
    In JDSupra Business Advisor, Attorney Robert Rogers writes a summary of a recent Florida case, Nucci v. Target Corp., 40 Fla. L. Weekly D166a (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 7, 2015). Mr. Rogers sets forth, “A Florida appellate court has ordered a…
Rank this Week: 1271

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

Covers product defects and recalls. By Springer & Lyle, LLP.

http://springer-lyle.com/newsCMS/
  • Jan 20

    What To Do If You Are In a Car Wreck

    What To Do If You Are In a Car Wreck
    If you are like the majority of the population, you spend a great deal of time in your vehicle. With all of daily commuting to work and/or school, running errands and vacationing, the chances are fairly high that you will be in at least a…
  • Jan 9

    Six Things You Hope Truck Drivers Are Not Doing

    Six Things You Hope Truck Drivers Are Not Doing
    When a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle collide, the consequences can be deadly. Although accidents happen, there are generally causes for these accidents that could have been avoided. A truck and car accident is often fatal, because the…
  • Dec 30

    What To Do If You Are Hit By a Drunk Driver

    What To Do If You Are Hit By a Drunk Driver
    Each time you get on the road, you take care to follow the traffic rules and regulations. Unfortunately, there are others who do not abide by the same rules as you, so there is always a risk of being involved in a car accident.All too often…
Rank this Week: 4090

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer
    If you’ve been injured and are considering making a motor vehicle accident claim or other claim for personal injuries, your choice of law firm should be considered carefully, to ensure you feel confident in their abilities to represent…
  • Jan 12

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace
    Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) resulting from ergonomic hazards are common in the United States. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that in 2011, one third of occupational injuries and illnesses resulting…
  • Dec 31

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction
    A 52-year-old man died Wednesday after he fell about 30 feet onto a concrete floor at the Artegon Marketplace Sky Trail ropes course, according to the Orlando Police Department.  The man was at the International Drive attraction with his…
Rank this Week: 2285

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law and products liability. By Jackson & Braun, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Georgia Man Killed in Workplace Accident When Huge Marble Slab Falls on Him

    Georgia Man Killed in Workplace Accident When Huge Marble Slab Falls on Him
    Earlier this week in Tate, Georgia, a young man was killed while working in a marble processing facility. According to a report by one local news source, the 28-year-old man’s position was that of a saw operator. He was tasked with…
  • Jan 12

    Nightclub Owner Named in Wrongful Death Suit after Fatal Shooting

    Nightclub Owner Named in Wrongful Death Suit after Fatal Shooting
    Earlier last year, a fatal shooting at a Macon nightclub claimed the life of one man. According to one local news report, just a few weeks ago the deceased man’s wife filed suit against the nightclub owner, alleging that her…
  • Jan 5

    Mother and Her Two Children Killed in Georgia Head-On Collision

    Mother and Her Two Children Killed in Georgia Head-On Collision
    Just a few weeks ago, a Georgia woman and her two children were killed when the car they were riding in drifted over the center line and slammed into an oncoming vehicle. According to a report by one local news source, the accident…
Rank this Week: 2445

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Free Don Blankenship?

    Free Don Blankenship?
    The 2010 explosion at Massey's Upper Big Branch mine killed 29 coal miners. The 2014 Freedom Industries chemical leak left hundreds of thousands of West Virginians without usable water for a month. Over the past year, the major architects…
  • Jan 16

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured
    So imagine that you are involved in an automobile accident and injure another person. It is clearly your fault and you demand your motor vehicle liability insurance company to settle the claim. After all this is why you have paid...
  • Jan 15

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene
    I love Starbucks skinny lattes. Peppermint mocha is my absolute favorite, so during the holiday season it is not uncommon to see me with a Starbucks in hand more so than usual as the peppermint flavor is not always available....
Rank this Week: 2286

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses For Entrapment Hazard

    IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses For Entrapment Hazard
    Furniture retailer IKEA has issued a defective product recall for about 169,000 VYSSA crib mattresses for an entrapment risk. According to a CBS news report, the gap between the mattress and the crib is larger than what is allowed under…
  • Jan 12

    California Apples Linked To Deadly Listeria Outbreak

    California Apples Linked To Deadly Listeria Outbreak
    A Bakersfield, California, apple-packing plant has recalled all of its Granny Smith and Gala apple shipments from 2014 after they have been linked to an outbreak of listeria in caramel apples that may have caused up to five deaths. According…
  • Dec 30

    Play Yards Recalled For Strangulation Hazard

    Play Yards Recalled For Strangulation Hazard
    The Dream On Me company has issued a defective product recall for 10,000 children’s play yards because they could pose a strangulation hazard. According to a WSB-TV news report, the recall includes Dream On Me Incredible two-level…
Rank this Week: 3265

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jan 18

    2015 Tennessee Tort Reform Compendium Available

    2015 Tennessee Tort Reform Compendium Available
    The most recent version of my book, Compendium of Tort Reform Statutes and Related Case Law, 2008-2014, is now available.   The book includes tort reform statutes enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly in the period indicated and…
  • Jan 16

    Experts in Med Mal Cases: Must Prior Experience Have Been For Pay?

    Experts in Med Mal Cases: Must Prior Experience Have Been For Pay?
               A plaintiff filing a claim under the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act (HCLA) must prove certain elements, such as the recognized standard of practice, by expert testimony.…
  • Jan 15

    No Liability Where Customer Walked Backwards over an Obvious Curb

    No Liability Where Customer Walked Backwards over an Obvious Curb
             In Holland v. K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., No. E2013-02798-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 13, 2015) we have a rather typical trip and fall case - one similar to that…
Rank this Week: 259

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Jan 14

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys make D Magazine's 2015 Best Lawyers List

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys make D Magazine's 2015 Best Lawyers List
    Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce two of our top attorneys have been selected by D Magazine for its 2015 “Best Lawyers in Dallas” edition. Cofounding partner, Majed Nachawati, has been selected for the second year in…
  • Oct 27

    Tylenol Side Effects Links to Liver Damage

    Tylenol Side Effects Links to Liver Damage
    Tylenol is the most popular over-the-counter pain relief medication used by millions of people both in the United States and around the world to alleviate ailments such as aches, pain, colds, and fever. Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson,…
  • Sep 10

    Boston Scientific Ordered to Pay $73 Million Over Defective Vaginal Mesh Device

    Boston Scientific Ordered to Pay $73 Million Over Defective Vaginal Mesh Device
    After a two week trial in state court in Dallas, Texas, the 12 person jury has reached a verdict Salazar v. Boston Scientific. The verdict comes after a mesh lawsuit was filed by Plaintiff, Martha Salazar, who was implanted with the Obtryx…
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Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Covers issues in Plaintiff's law, both nationally and in Illinois. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.illinoisplaintiffslawyer.com/
  • Jan 12

    Stryker Rejuvenate and AGB II Hips Prolific in Peoria and the Illinois Valley

    Stryker Rejuvenate and AGB II Hips Prolific in Peoria and the Illinois Valley
    Stryker Hip Replacement Recall Lawsuit News Update: Peoria, LaSalle, Peru, Illinois have Hundreds of Cases Litigation for the Stryker hip replacement recall settlement is continuing according to Plaintiffs’ Lead Counsel Committee…
  • Apr 28

    Medication Errors in Illinois Nursing Homes On the Rise

    Medication Errors in Illinois Nursing Homes On the Rise
    Nursing Home Medication Errors Nowadays, placing a loved one into a nursing home requires much research into the facility’s complaint and citation history. NBC 5 Chicago reports that a multitude of residents in Illinois nursing homes…
  • Mar 26

    Medical Malpractice not Stopping Negligent Doctor

    Medical Malpractice not Stopping Negligent Doctor
    A USA TODAY investigation reveals that there are thousands of physicians nationwide that have committed malpractice, yet continue to commit more malpractice.  This is all despite the fact that the large insurance and medical lobbies have…
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Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Lipitor Injury Lawsuit Against Pfizer Blame Drug for Diabete

    Lipitor Injury Lawsuit Against Pfizer Blame Drug for Diabete
    More women are continuing to come forward, accusing pharmaceutical company Pfizer of not giving them proper warning that taking cholesterol drug Lipitor might cause them to develop type 2 diabetes. In their Lipitor diabetes lawsuits, the…
  • Dec 5

    Consolidation of Xarelto Injury Lawsuits Gets Opposition from Bayer, Johnson & Johnson

    Consolidation of Xarelto Injury Lawsuits Gets Opposition from Bayer, Johnson & Johnson
    Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Bayer AG (BAYN) are combatting efforts to consolidate Xarelto injury lawsuits filed by plaintiffs who claim that the blood thinner caused patients to suffer fatal bleeds. Bayer makes the medication, and J &…
  • Nov 18

    Hundreds of Risperdal Lawsuits Blame Drug For Causing Gynecomastia in Male

    Hundreds of Risperdal Lawsuits Blame Drug For Causing Gynecomastia in Male
    The number of Risperdal lawsuits continues to grow, with many of the plaintiffs blaming the drug for causing gynecomastia, which is male breast growth. Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson are accused of hiding the serious health…
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Indiana Injury Law Blog

Indiana Injury Law Blog

Covers products liability, medical malpractice and injury law. By Theodoros & Rooth, P.C.

http://www.indianainjurylawblog.com/
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Cutter Law Blog

Cutter Law Blog

Looks at personal injury, pharmaceutical, and medical news from around the Sacramento area.

http://www.cutterlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 7

    In the News (California): Consumer Reports released new ratings on more than 170 physician groups statewide

    In the News (California): Consumer Reports released new ratings on more than 170 physician groups statewide
    The new data, released by Consumer Reports this week, could help the tens of thousands of Californians picking out new health care plans and doctors for individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act. (Open enrollment runs through February…
  • Dec 22

    2014 Year in Review

    2014 Year in Review
    As 2014 comes to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to extend our warmest thanks and sincerest appreciation for entrusting our firm with the privilege of representing you in your case. This year we have continued our fight…
  • Dec 19

    Safe Travels During the Holiday

    Safe Travels During the Holiday
    The holidays are meant to be a time for family, celebration and cheer. However, traveling during the holidays can be a stressful occasion, especially if you are making long drives during rough winter conditions. To help ease the stress and…
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Food Liability Law Blog

Food Liability Law Blog

Covers emerging legal threats to the food industry. By Kenneth Odza of Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.foodliabilitylaw.com/
  • Jan 7

    U.S. Trademark Filing Fees Just Got More Affordable

    U.S. Trademark Filing Fees Just Got More Affordable
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently announced some very good news for trademark applicants. Filing fees will be reduced by $50 per class effective January 17, 2015. Read my full post about this on our sister blog,…
  • Dec 30

    POM Wonderful’s Belated Christmas Gift

    POM Wonderful’s Belated Christmas Gift
    Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed POM Wonderful a belated Christmas gift, and an unusual one at that. It reversed the denial of a preliminary injunction in a case it had brought against PUR Beverages, a d/b/a of Robert G.…
  • Dec 15

    No, You Can’t Pierce the Corporate Veil that Easily

    No, You Can’t Pierce the Corporate Veil that Easily
    With all the attention lately to the First Amendment rights of corporations, whether under the free speech or freedom of religion parts of that part of the Bill of Rights, we sometimes lose focus on the most basic benefit of…
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Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
  • Nov 14

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?
    Automobiles today are the safest and easiest to drive they have ever been, with traffic fatalities in the U.S. dropping every year. This is great news, but trucks are still being found to be less safe than cars. Trucks (including SUVs)…
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Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice, birth injury and drowning issues.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Dec 22

    Tips for Safe Boating

    Tips for Safe Boating
    In the winter months, many families take vacations to warmer locales. These vacations often involve trips to the beach, water sports, and outings on boats. Boat trips can be fun for the whole family, though boats or any water-related…
  • Dec 18

    Safety Tips for Pedestrians Walking at Night

    Safety Tips for Pedestrians Walking at Night
    A fact sheet published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that more than 75,000 pedestrians were injured in traffic accidents in 2012. While there are many factors that have the potential to cause a…
  • Dec 17

    How to Stay Safe on your Holiday Road Trip

    How to Stay Safe on your Holiday Road Trip
    At the Atlanta law office of Goldstein & Hayes, we are committed to standing up for the rights and best interests of victims injured in auto accidents. If you or a family member has sustained injuries, please contact our office ……
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Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury law with an emphasis on products and drugs liability. By Sheff Law.

http://www.personalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 21

    SECONDARY EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS LINKED TO MESOTHELIOMA

    SECONDARY EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS LINKED TO MESOTHELIOMA
    Anyone who has worked with asbestos in construction or mixed drilling mud and has been regularly exposed to asbestos have constant concerns about mesothelioma and other asbestos-related health problems. It is now known that prolonged…
  • Dec 17

    PARENTS WARN OF THE DANGERS OF THE DRUG DEPAKOTE

    PARENTS WARN OF THE DANGERS OF THE DRUG DEPAKOTE
    A woman, speaking under the pseudonym Diane, has two young and intelligent children. Diane had her kids before she was starting taking Depakote (also branded as Valporate) under a prescription in 1996. She received the prescription in order…
  • Dec 12

    PROBLEMS CONTINUE TO MOUNT FOR YASMIN VICTIMS

    PROBLEMS CONTINUE TO MOUNT FOR YASMIN VICTIMS
    Yasmin is still prescribed and used as a contraception to prevent pregnancy. The generic name is drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol. Other names for the product are Yaz and Ocella. However, Yasmin has caused many known side effects in…
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News Blog

News Blog

Covers auto accidents, drug litigation, and medical malpractice. By Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC.

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Dec 17

    Arguments Heard on Xarelto Lawsuit Consolidation; Xarelto MDL 2592 Created

    Arguments Heard on Xarelto Lawsuit Consolidation; Xarelto MDL 2592 Created
    A select group of plaintiffs recently asked to consolidate the Xarelto lawsuits as part of a federal […] The post Arguments Heard on Xarelto Lawsuit Consolidation; Xarelto MDL 2592 Created appeared first on .
  • Dec 11

    Childers Schlueter & Smith Helps Brings Holiday Cheer and Toys To Deserving Children

    Childers Schlueter & Smith Helps Brings Holiday Cheer and Toys To Deserving Children
    Our firm is proud to be a part of the Boys and Girls Club’s 2014 holiday gift […] The post Childers Schlueter & Smith Helps Brings Holiday Cheer and Toys To Deserving Children appeared first on .
  • Dec 1

    Do I have a Recalled Hip Implant?

    Do I have a Recalled Hip Implant?
    Our firm is frequently contacted by patients from all over the country to help determine whether their […] The post Do I have a Recalled Hip Implant? appeared first on .
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Mass Torts: State of the Art

Mass Torts: State of the Art

Covers the science, politics and economics of mass torts. By Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP.

http://www.masstortsstateoftheart.com
  • Dec 11

    Chance Is Not A Thing: So you can’t lose it

    Chance Is Not A Thing: So you can’t lose it
    Conceptually the loss-of-a chance doctrine recently reaffirmed in Rash v. Providence Health & Services appears to make sense. The typical facts in such cases include (1) a usually fatal disease (e.g. certain cancers); (2) that was…
  • Nov 10

    About The Virus That Makes You Dumb

    About The Virus That Makes You Dumb
    A colleague asked me yesterday what I thought about a story she'd seen in the media regarding a virus often found in algae. Supposedly it can impair human cognition. I told her that as a matter of fact I'd been working up…
  • Nov 9

    Just When the USPSTF Recommends Type 2 Diabetes Screening for Everyone 45 and Over This Gets Published:

    Just When the USPSTF Recommends Type 2 Diabetes Screening for Everyone 45 and Over This Gets Published:
    Korea's Thyroid-Cancer "Epidemic" - Screening and Overdiagnosis . The short version is as follows: the ability to screen for thyroid cancer led to an explosion (an almost unbelievable 15 fold increase) in its diagnosis. In fact,…
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Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice laws, doctor negligence, and defective medical devices and drugs. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • Dec 10

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death
    A doctor in Michigan is currently facing 100 years in prison on federal charges for deceiving patients, fraudulent billing, and even the death of a patient. Medical malpractice attorneys at Pintas & Mullins report on this case and others…
  • Dec 10

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death
    A doctor in Michigan is currently facing 100 years in prison on federal charges for deceiving patients, fraudulent billing, and even the death of a patient. Medical malpractice attorneys at Pintas & Mullins report on this case and others…
  • Nov 25

    Injuries from Medical Mistakes and the Need for Reform

    Injuries from Medical Mistakes and the Need for Reform
    Hundreds of thousands of patients in United States hospitals die from medical mistakes every year. There are no indications that injuries or deaths from malpractice are declining, either. Medical malpractice lawyers at Pintas & Mullins…
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Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney
    Vehicle accidents are one of the most common types of personal injury. Unfortunately, they often come with bodily harm, medical and financial concerns, and lost life. When you have been the victim of a personal injury, recovery and returning…
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Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

Covers lead and phthlate laws, product safety and products liability.

http://www.swhlaw.com/
  • Nov 11

    High profile helmet case against Citi bike

    High profile helmet case against Citi bike
    This is an interesting recent case against the very large and prominent Citi Bike operation in New York. There has been a lot of media attention on them.  Unfortunately it is not clear from the article what stage the case is in. Our…
  • Jan 24

    Legal analysis: Confusion over electric bike regulation

    Legal analysis: Confusion over electric bike regulation
    Published July 29, 2013 in Bicycle Retailer and Industry NewsRepublished with permissionby Steven W HansenAfter reading two articles in BRAIN’s June 15, 2013 issue (“Speedy e-bikes trouble industry” and “NYC e-bike…
  • Dec 18

    Legal Analysis: Trademark issues proliferate in the Internet age

    Legal Analysis: Trademark issues proliferate in the Internet age
    Published in Bicycle Retailer and Industry News December 17, 2013Reprinted with permission by Steven W. HansenThere has been quite a bit of ink used recently discussing trademarks and their enforcement and the folks at BRAIN wanted me to…
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Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

Covers drug recall litigation news and updates. By Miller & Zois.

http://www.drugrecalllawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Viagra Melanoma Legal Claim

    Viagra Melanoma Legal Claim
    New data suggests an association between melanoma skin cancer and Viagra. This has led many patients suffering from erectile dysfunction to question whether the benefits of this drug justify the risk of death that many accompany it. If you or…
  • Feb 18

    Prescription Testosterone Concern

    Prescription Testosterone Concern
    Testosterone supplements have found themselves in the news quite a bit lately.  Unfortunately, for manufacturers, this is not good news. Because these lawsuit are on the fast track to being a very big deal. There is a lot of research…
  • Dec 11

    $100,000 da Vinci Robot Verdict | What Went Wrong?

    $100,000 da Vinci Robot Verdict | What Went Wrong?
    The da Vinci lawsuits involve both medical malpractice and product liability claims.  Some of these are wrongful death cases, some of these claims are very minor, and there are a lot of cases in between. The Insurance Journal reports on…
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Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Product Liability Attorneys Blog

Covers defective prescription drugs, medical tests and medical devices. By The Ferraro Law Firm.

http://www.productliabilityattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Payne v. Novartis Pharm. Corp. - Failure-to-Warn Claim Will Proceed

    Payne v. Novartis Pharm. Corp. - Failure-to-Warn Claim Will Proceed
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled recently that a woman asserting a claim for failure to warn against a drug manufacturer may proceed with her lawsuit, finding a reasonable jury could conclude she would not have taken the…
  • Aug 18

    FDA: Some Tattoo Ink Kits Pose Serious Infection Risk

    FDA: Some Tattoo Ink Kits Pose Serious Infection Risk
    No longer simply for sailors or bikers, tattoos have gained enormous popularity in recent years. More than one out of every four adults sports some type of permanent ink on their bodies. This has resulted not only in widespread acceptance,…
  • May 19

    8th Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment for Pain Pump Injury Defendant

    8th Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment for Pain Pump Injury Defendant
    The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a summary judgment in favor of Stryker Corp. in relation to a lawsuit filed because of damage caused to a patient's shoulder following the implant of a post-surgery pain pump. The device was…
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Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog

Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog

By Cozen O'Connor.

http://www.subrogationrecoverylawblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Responsibility of Electric Utilities to Trim Trees and Other Vegetation

    Responsibility of Electric Utilities to Trim Trees and Other Vegetation
    It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and storm season will be upon us. It is never too early to be prepared for the property losses caused by high winds and winter storms. This blog explores the duty of electric utilities…
  • Aug 12

    Discovery of Initial Claims Investigation Document

    Discovery of Initial Claims Investigation Document
    A recent opinion out of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania illustrates the ongoing and vexing problem of determining whether documents created during an insurer’s early claims investigation are…
  • Jul 29

    Admissibility of Design Changes in Product Liability Case

    Admissibility of Design Changes in Product Liability Case
    Most people have heard the old adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But, is the opposite true? If something was fixed, does that suggest it was broken in the first place. In many cases, evidence that a…
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Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    Injured in Cold Storage

    Injured in Cold Storage
    Many people in this country work hard to provide for themselves and their families. Millions of hard working Americans ought to feel safe and secure while they are working at their places of business. Unfortunately, not everyone is safe when…
  • Aug 4

    Fear of Being Fired

    Fear of Being Fired
    Researchers have identified a new predictor that can be used to better help workers dealing with workplace injuries. Researchers conducted telephone interviews with injured workers in 8 states. These states are Indiana, Massachusetts,…
  • Mar 5

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store
    In a sad reminder that the economy is still struggling and that online retailers are stiff competition, Radio Shack announced this week that it will be closing nearly 20% of its locations across the U.S. — as many as 1,100 stores. An…
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