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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/
  • Jun 28

    Dangers of Third Row Seats Collapsing

    Dangers of Third Row Seats Collapsing
    Many of today’s sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossovers now include a third row of seats. Once common only in passenger vans, consumer demands have prompted automakers to start packing third row seats into SUVs. Unfortunately,…
  • Jun 26

    Preventing and Surviving an SUV Rollover Accident

    Preventing and Surviving an SUV Rollover Accident
    Rollover accidents are among the most violent and costly types of car accidents on the road. Only three percent of car crashes involve a rollover, but rollovers are responsible for roughly a third of auto accident fatalities. SUVs are…
  • Jun 22

    James Gilbert on What to Do If You Are Injured in a Car Accident

    James Gilbert on What to Do If You Are Injured in a Car Accident
    There are a number of things you need to do if you or someone you care about has been injured in a car accident. Watch James L. Gilbert of The Gilbert Law Group explain what steps you should take after being injured in an accident.
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Jun 30

    Old Songs, New Money – SiriusXM Settles Copyright Lawsuit

    Old Songs, New Money – SiriusXM Settles Copyright Lawsuit
    Sirius XM has resolved a piece of major litigation in its fight over its right to play pre-1972 recordings. In so doing, Sirius XM has settled with independent and major record companies for the satellite radio company’s alleged…
  • Jun 29

    GWB Calls For Removal Of Confederate Flag From South Carolina Statehouse Ground

    GWB Calls For Removal Of Confederate Flag From South Carolina Statehouse Ground
    We have witnessed the tragic deaths of nine members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. joins the citizens of our state in grieving for the victims and their families. Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A.…
  • Jun 26

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    As we’ve often noted, it’s difficult finding legally themed comic book covers after doing so for more than five years. But we just found a new one involving Nick Fury! Above, you’ll find the cover of Nick Fury #7, published…
Rank this Week: 155

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jun 26

    Defect in Contstruction Does Not Stop Statute of Repose From Starting to Run

    Defect in Contstruction Does Not Stop Statute of Repose From Starting to Run
    In Tennessee, the construction statute of repose begins to run when a project reaches substantial completion, which is when it can be used for its intended purpose. A flaw in the project will not prevent it from being substantially complete…
  • Jun 23

    Tennessee Medical Malpractice Decision on Reversed – Notice Issue

    Tennessee Medical Malpractice Decision on Reversed – Notice Issue
    In Hughes v. Henry Co. Med. Center, No. W2014-01973-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 9, 2015), plaintiffs filed a health care liability action against defendants Henry County Medical Center (“HCMC”) and Dr. Gold. The defendants…
  • Jun 15

    Plaintiff Lacks Proof of Notice of Dangerous Condition – Case Dismissed

    Plaintiff Lacks Proof of Notice of Dangerous Condition – Case Dismissed
    In Palmer v. Kees, No. E2014-00239-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 1, 2015), a recent premises liability case, plaintiff leased an apartment from defendant and sued defendant for injuries sustained when a board on the stairs leading from the…
Rank this Week: 182

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/
  • Jun 30

    Unfortunately Disappointing 3D Printing Law Review Article

    Unfortunately Disappointing 3D Printing Law Review Article
    We’ve blogged before about the interesting product liability issues created by 3D printing/additive manufacturing, in particular the novel separation that these techniques create (at least potentially) between…
  • Jun 29

    A “Too Old” OTC Product Does Not A Class Action Make

    A “Too Old” OTC Product Does Not A Class Action Make
    This past weekend, we attended a fundraising 5K race organized by a friend who lives with a form of muscular dystrophy.   We volunteered to photograph the event, because the usual photographer was not able to attend.   And…
  • Jun 26

    Check-Out Time at the Hotel California?

    Check-Out Time at the Hotel California?
    We love our home state of California, but we have long bemoaned the widespread practice of what we call litigation tourism.  That is where unrelated plaintiffs, sometimes thousands of them, from all corners of the U.S. join together in…
Rank this Week: 206

New York Asbestos Defense…

New York Asbestos Defense Litigation

Covers the current state of asbestos defense litigation in New York State, with resources for the insured and self-insured defendant, as well as defense counsel. By Eric C. Genau.

http://asbestoslitigation.typepad.com/newyork/
  • Jun 4

    European Experience

    European Experience
    If you look at a major European city with a plane, it is easy to see: about 60% of its territory is covered by roofs. Wise Europeans have long been multiplied expensive land in the city on the ability of modern building technology. And they…
  • May 27

    Strategical Planning

    Strategical Planning
    To think to act. Differently of the normative planning, that deals with recommendations, the Strategical Planning Situacional, if materialize in the action, what it implies you are its desemho, execution has controlled and revision according…
  • May 20

    Having Two Businesse

    Having Two Businesse
    In these times that run down widespread consumption, have two businesses in one constitutes a bet more than sensible, recommended. And in fact, the last fair of the sector, the newly held Expofranquicia of Madrid, has highlighted the interest…
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • Jun 30

    Child Birth Injuries — Cerebral Palsy and Avoidable Birth Injurie

    Child Birth Injuries — Cerebral Palsy and Avoidable Birth Injurie
    It is still a chilling memory. I still remember the moment my wife and I met with the maternal-fetal medicine specialist when my wife was pregnant with our second child.  She was in her second trimester and “we” were…
  • Jun 18

    Truck Accidents — Exceeding Reasonable Limit

    Truck Accidents — Exceeding Reasonable Limit
    How many times have you been driving down the road and had a semi unexpectedly come into your lane of travel? I suppose we all know to be on our toes when we’re passing trucks on the highways, but you may have wondered why this happens…
  • Jun 18

    The Heat is ON — Gas Grill Safety

    The Heat is ON — Gas Grill Safety
    Barbecues on the beach and cookouts by the pool are in full swing as June, July and August bring hot temperatures and outdoor family fun. Who doesn’t like a hamburger on the grill with a toasted bun or a roasted-vegetable kabob wrapped…
Rank this Week: 440

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: 363

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/
  • Jun 22

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled
    Hip replacement parts made by Zimmer were recently recalled because of serious adverse effects in patients. The company’s femoral stems and necks were defectively made so that excess metals can infect patient’s blood, bone and…
  • Jun 17

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children
    As spring moves into summer, children and teens head outside to bike, play sports and be active. By June each year, pediatric doctors typically treat double the patients as they do in the winter months. Accident and injury lawyers at Pintas…
  • Jun 8

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit
    A patient suffering severe vein damage by a surgical robot recently sued the robot’s manufacturer for marketing a defective device and improperly training physicians who use it. Surgical robot injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins…
Rank this Week: 393

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 1

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi
    Low Testosterone Lawyers have filed the following Androgel lawsuit in Illinois: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISION______________________________Richard C. Kelly, Sr., : COMPLAINT AND DEMAND: FOR…
  • Feb 28

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live
    The past decade has seen a rise in lawsuits surrounding gender and sex identity issues. For example, in 2012, the news followed Jenna Talackova, a transgendered beauty queen, as she battled Donald Trump to gain eligibility to compete in the…
  • Jun 12

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing
    A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where…
Rank this Week: 364

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Benicar Suits Centralize in New Jersey

    Benicar Suits Centralize in New Jersey
    Benicar is prescribed for high blood pressure and is used to help lower blood pressure. It is based on olmesartan and stops blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers the patient’s blood pressure and increases blood flow. It is…
  • Jun 25

    Power Morcellators Have Come Under Increased Public Scrutiny

    Power Morcellators Have Come Under Increased Public Scrutiny
    Women may only learn the risk of uterine cancer caused by power morcellation until it’s too late. The dangers associated with power morcellators are not necessarily caused by the devices themselves, but rather, with an unintended…
  • Jun 22

    June Xarelto Update – Science Day

    June Xarelto Update – Science Day
    Judge Fallon, the federal judge in New Orleans who oversees the MDL coordinated proceedings, held his most recent hearing for all of the pending Xarelto lawsuits on June 10, 2015. At that time, the judge was provided with a status …
Rank this Week: 708

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/
  • Jun 26

    More Than a Dozen Ethicon Mesh Lawsuits to Go to Jury

    More Than a Dozen Ethicon Mesh Lawsuits to Go to Jury
    Judge Joseph Goodwin, the federal judge in charge of overseeing multidistrict litigation involving transvaginal mesh and sling products, has moved to consolidate more than a dozen such lawsuits for jury trial this November. The decision came…
  • Jun 25

    More Studies Suggest Xarelto Could Double Risk for Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    More Studies Suggest Xarelto Could Double Risk for Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    Xarelto, a relatively new prescription blood thinner, was first approved by the FDA in 2011 for patients who were at risk of developing blood clots as a result of knee or hip replacement surgeries. The marketers of the anticoagulant, Janssen…
  • Jun 23

    Drunk Driver in Two-Car Crash Kills One CSUN Student, Injures Several in Northridge, California

    Drunk Driver in Two-Car Crash Kills One CSUN Student, Injures Several in Northridge, California
    Pictured above: Los Angeles Police Department investigating the crash  Early Sunday, an accident involving a drunk driver left a 19-year-old CSUN student dead and several others injured. The accident occurred in Northridge, California at…
Rank this Week: 509

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 654

Products Liability Prof Blog

Products Liability Prof Blog

Member of the law professor blogs network.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/products_liability/
  • Aug 16

    About Products Liability Prof Blog

    About Products Liability Prof Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of Products Liability Prof Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jul 10

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law
    The popular Drug and Device Law blog posted a piece yesterday where they reviewed the developments in product liability law for the last few decades and graded them in relation to help to their corporate clients. It is a nice...
  • Jul 2

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor
    General Motors Corporation has agreed to assume responsibility for all future liability claims filed after the automaker emerges from bankruptcy, regardless of when the vehicle was made. GM had planned to include its product liability claims…
Rank this Week: 571

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, products liability and qui tam. By Caesar and Napoli, P.C.

http://www.newyorkinjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jun 29

    A Deadly Truth About NY Hospital

    A Deadly Truth About NY Hospital
    New York victims of medical negligence suffered a catastrophic blow this past Thursday, as state legislators refused to pass a “Date of Discovery” bill that has already been approved by 44 other states. “Lavern’s…
  • Jun 22

    So You Think You Can Text and Drive?

    So You Think You Can Text and Drive?
    We see it every time we’re on the road: drivers talking on the phone, texting, or multitasking with various mobile apps. A recent survey confirmed that distracted driving is on the rise in the US, and it has now spread to include apps…
  • Jun 15

    Why do Asian Americans Have Such a Hard Time Getting Into Harvard?

    Why do Asian Americans Have Such a Hard Time Getting Into Harvard?
    Each spring, Harvard University sends out rejection letters to roughly 94% of its applicants. The school’s astonishingly low acceptance rate (this year marked a record low at 5.3%) leaves many highly accomplished high school seniors at…
Rank this Week: 1118

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/
  • Jun 22

    Defective Takata Airbags Now Linked to 105 Injuries, Six Death

    Defective Takata Airbags Now Linked to 105 Injuries, Six Death
    A committee that is currently investigating car recalls linked to defective Takata airbags says that the Japanese auto parts supplier recently decided to update recall information. The updated toll from the airbags defect is now 105 injuries…
  • Jun 15

    Tire Care Critical to 15-Passenger Van Safety

    Tire Care Critical to 15-Passenger Van Safety
    All motorists need to pay attention to tire safety. However, in the case of 15- passenger vans, the need to take precautions to prevent tire failures and blowouts is even more severe. That's because these vans are very likely to be involved…
  • Jun 8

    Georgia Motorcycle Accident, Fatality and Injury Data for 2013

    Georgia Motorcycle Accident, Fatality and Injury Data for 2013
    According to recently released statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there was a significant 6% drop in the number of people killed in motorcycle accidents across the country in 2013.There was also a perceptible…
Rank this Week: 1235

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • May 21

    Blue Bell Lawsuit for Listeriosis Infection Filed by Law Firm

    Blue Bell Lawsuit for Listeriosis Infection Filed by Law Firm
    PritzkerOlsen, P.A., a national food safety law firm, has filed a lawsuit against Blue Bell Creameries alleging its client almost died after eating the company's ice cream. After our client consumed a variety of Blue Bell ice cream products,…
  • Apr 17

    Can I Sue a Winery for Salmonella in Food?

    Can I Sue a Winery for Salmonella in Food?
    Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona, exceeded its legally allowable level of food preparation and used a non-permitted caterer for a wedding and one other  event last month, resulting in an outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning. The…
  • Apr 10

    Texas Hospital Listeria Cases Linked to Outbreak Involving Blue Bell Ice Cream

    Texas Hospital Listeria Cases Linked to Outbreak Involving Blue Bell Ice Cream
    Blue Bell Ice Cream's third recall for Listeria monocytogenes has come amid news from the federal government that a second cluster of listeriosis has been discovered in Texas and linked to the ice cream maker. First it was five hospital…
Rank this Week: 1232

News Blog

News Blog

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

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Mar 19

    Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued

    Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued
    We have learned over the last few weeks more information on the Persona Knee Recall. Some parts […] The post Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued appeared first on .
  • Mar 18

    FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate

    FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate
    On March 12, 2015 the Food & Drug Administration announced a Class 2 Recall of about 11,658 […] The post FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates appeared first on .
  • Mar 16

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected three attempts by Johnson & Johnson to expand […] The post Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1241

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: 1253

Randy Barnhart - Trial Lawyer

Randy Barnhart - Trial Lawyer

Covers defective autos, vans, trucks and tires, and insurance bad faith.

http://www.rbarnhartblog.com/blog/
  • May 16

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL TIRE OWNERS…

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL TIRE OWNERS - that means YOU! http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/recall-roulette-americans-driving-bad-dangerous-tires-23724253#.U3Ye3QlgfWQ.email
  • Dec 4

    10th Circuit Fee Increase (forget about a fee decrease)

    10th Circuit Fee Increase (forget about a fee decrease)
    From the 10th Circuit: Effective December 1, 2013 the docketing fee for filing an appeal or original proceeding will increase to $500 from $450. With the additional $5 filing fee, (see 28 U.S.C. § 1917), the total amount payable to the…
  • Nov 27

    Give thanks (2013)

    Give thanks (2013)
Rank this Week: 1095

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 4969

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/
  • Jun 30

    Benicar Maker Ordered to Pay $39 Million

    Benicar Maker Ordered to Pay $39 Million
    The Department of Justice recently settled with the manufacturer of Benicar – a medication to treat high blood pressure – for $39 million. The company is accused of violating federal law by paying doctors to prescribe Benicar,…
  • Jun 16

    Addicts Can Now Sue Doctors, Pharmacies for Enabling Addiction

    Addicts Can Now Sue Doctors, Pharmacies for Enabling Addiction
    The West Virginia Supreme Court recently ruled that narcotic addicts can sue pharmacies and doctors that prescribed and dispensed painkillers. The lawsuit was filed by dozens of pain center patients who were treated with narcotics and became…
  • Jun 11

    Mirena Popularity Increasing Despite Devastating Injurie

    Mirena Popularity Increasing Despite Devastating Injurie
    Despite litigation and safety concerns, Mirena and other IUDs are experiencing a rapid rise in popularity. This rise is most notable among young women, who are choosing IUDs because they believe them to be long-acting, reversible, and safe.…
Rank this Week: 3000

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Covers insurance law, products liability, medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawcenter.com/
  • Jun 30

    Fireworks Safety for the 4th of July

    Fireworks Safety for the 4th of July
    The 4th of July is almost here. Cookouts, parades and fireworks are iconic activities for the holiday weekend. My idea of a perfect 4th of July is throwing something on the grill, hanging out with family and friends then watching the…
  • Jun 25

    A Man Walks Into A Bar . . .

    A Man Walks Into A Bar . . .
    And stabs and kills his mother’s boyfriend. The parents of the murder victim sue the restaurant and win $40 million dollars.  Probably not the punchline you were expecting and you might be wondering how the restaurant is to blame.…
  • Jun 25

    A Man Walks Into A Bar . . .

    A Man Walks Into A Bar . . .
    And stabs and kills his mother’s boyfriend. The parents of the murder victim sue the restaurant and win $40 million dollars.  Probably not the punch line you were expecting and you might be wondering how the restaurant is to blame.…
Rank this Week: 1773

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
  • Jun 30

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?
    If you’ve been in a car accident, you have likely experienced multiple damages. Property damages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and lost wages can be overwhelming and expensive. Insurance exists to help offset or even fully cover…
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
  • Jun 23

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise
    Electronic health records (EHR) have become standard in today’s medical field. Creating faster, more accessible charting and communication, both doctors and patients are taking advantage of this system. However, these programs can…
Rank this Week: 2311

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/
  • Jun 30

    Safety Tips for Running in Low Light

    Safety Tips for Running in Low Light
    Running not only improves a person’s physical health, but helps to prepare for the day ahead or unwind from all the stress the day has brought. The problem is, there are only so many hours of daylight in the day. … Continued The…
  • Jun 23

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?
    If you are injured while you are at your workplace during business hours while in the course of your employment, your company, through its workers’ compensation insurance, will pay for your medical bills. Workers’ compensation…
  • Jun 16

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About
    An Internet search for Florida laws you might not know about results in more than 268 million hits. While some are more outlandish than others, many are still useful and interesting to know about. For example, unmarried people who cohabitate…
Rank this Week: 1400

AdvoKAYte

AdvoKAYte

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

http://www.advokayte.com/
  • Jun 29

    How to Buy and Use Over-the-Counter Medications Safely

    How to Buy and Use Over-the-Counter Medications Safely
    There are so many nonprescription over-the-counter medications available today that it can be extremely overwhelming to know just the right one to buy. On top of that, just because a medication is sold over-the-counter doesn’t…
  • Jun 23

    How to Find Out Automatically if Your Car Has Been Recalled

    How to Find Out Automatically if Your Car Has Been Recalled
    This past year and the first half of 2015 have been riddled with automobile recalls, especially the enormous Takata airbag recall that continues as we speak. The following article reminds us all how important it is to keep up with these…
  • Jun 18

    How to Stay Safe Driving in Flood Water

    How to Stay Safe Driving in Flood Water
    Texas has sure seen its share of rain and flash flooding this past month, and many of us are not used to dealing with flood waters. I thought this would be a great time to share some important flood safety information that you can use to…
Rank this Week: 3777

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/
  • Jun 29

    Firework Injury May be Caused by Negligence, Defect

    Firework Injury May be Caused by Negligence, Defect
    The Fourth of July is closely associated with celebratory explosions, also known as fireworks. Generally, those attending large-scale, public displays are safe from injury. However, when individuals purchase these devices, there is a higher…
  • Jun 12

    Crash, Injury Risk Prompt Bicycle Recall

    Crash, Injury Risk Prompt Bicycle Recall
    Florida is the leading state for bicycle injuries and fatalities. Most of those incidents can be attributed to collisions with motor vehicles. But in some cases, injured cyclists should not overlook the possibility that defective design or…
  • May 31

    Coba v. Tricam Indus., Inc. - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Defective Ladder Case

    Coba v. Tricam Indus., Inc. - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Defective Ladder Case
    Falls are a leading cause of death, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and nearly half of those fatal falls occur from ladders. Such was the case for a man whose family later sued the ladder…
Rank this Week: 3258

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

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

http://springer-lyle.com/newsCMS/
  • Jun 26

    Myths of Tort Reform in the Health Care Industry Dispelled

    Myths of Tort Reform in the Health Care Industry Dispelled
    While the insurance industry succeeded in convincing legislatures on over half the states that “tort reform” would improve overall health care to the individual care recipients, the notion that doctors would gravitate to…
  • Jun 18

    Can I Avoid Probate with a Texas Revocable Living Trust?

    Can I Avoid Probate with a Texas Revocable Living Trust?
    A Revocable Living Trust is an estate planning instrument created by you during your lifetime and is effective in connection with any real or personal property that you place into the trust. Until such time as it’s funded with assets,…
  • Jun 3

    Drunk Driving Accidents Don’t Just Happen to Drunk Driver

    Drunk Driving Accidents Don’t Just Happen to Drunk Driver
    Springer & Lyle notes that every state in the country now has nearly identical laws involving drunk driving or driving under the influence of drugs. Most cases involve a blood alcohol content  of .08 or above. Other cases rely on the…
Rank this Week: 3882

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/
  • Jun 26

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation
    A man in Virginia went in for a colonoscopy with a plan: he would use his smartphone to record the doctor’s instructions, so he would be able to follow them exactly after his procedure. He accidentally recorded the entire examination,…
  • Jun 12

    Florida Hospital Criticized for High Pediatric Death Rate

    Florida Hospital Criticized for High Pediatric Death Rate
    Pediatric heart surgery is a delicate, complex area of medicine that requires a sophisticated and specialized team. Heart surgery in children is done to repair defects and diseases of the heart and its surrounding tissue, but it is extremely…
  • May 14

    C-Sections and Malpractice during Childbirth

    C-Sections and Malpractice during Childbirth
    It's no secret that medical costs in the United States are among the highest in the world, yet our healthcare system is far from the highest quality. Lesser known is the crisis in childbirth: that our maternal mortality rate is actually…
Rank this Week: 3355

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/
  • Jun 26

    FDA Files Brief Regarding Off-Label Promotion In Amarin Pharma Lawsuit

    FDA Files Brief Regarding Off-Label Promotion In Amarin Pharma Lawsuit
    As we mentioned in our prior post, the Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration lawsuit pending in the Southern District of New York raises interesting issues regarding the First Amendment and how it applies to speech…
  • Jun 24

    Texas Hospital CFO Pleads Guilty To Making A HITECH Act False Statement

    Texas Hospital CFO Pleads Guilty To Making A HITECH Act False Statement
    The HITECH Act—including the HITECH Final Rule’s provisions about HIPAA, data privacy, security, and breach notification—is an issue we have covered in detail previously. According to a June 17, 2015 press release, the…
  • Jun 22

    FCC Ruling Clarifies Ambiguities in the TCPA

    FCC Ruling Clarifies Ambiguities in the TCPA
    For years  industry groups have been petitioning the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to clarify ambiguities in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which make it difficult for businesses to comply and leave them…
Rank this Week: 1766

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/
  • Jun 26

    Jury Awards $2,118,000 Against City of Chicago in Police Pursuit Case

    Jury Awards $2,118,000 Against City of Chicago in Police Pursuit Case
    On June 25, 2015, after a two-week trial, a Cook County jury returned a verdict against the City of Chicago and for the Estate of 78 year old Tommye Ruth Freeman in the amount of $2,118,000.00.  Ms. Freeman was killed when a white…
  • May 22

    COOK COUNTY JURY FINDS CHICAGO POLICE SHOOTING UNJUSTIFIED, AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO FAMILY

    COOK COUNTY JURY FINDS CHICAGO POLICE SHOOTING UNJUSTIFIED, AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO FAMILY
    Last night, a Cook County jury found the March 10, 2009 shooting death of Matthias Mayhorn by Chicago police officers unjustified and rendered a verdict of $1.5 Million for his family and against the City of Chicago. Larry Rogers, Jr.,…
  • May 19

    Takata Airbag Recall Expands To Over 34 Million Vehicle

    Takata Airbag Recall Expands To Over 34 Million Vehicle
    Several months ago, it was revealed that a dangerous defect in Takata airbags could cause injury to millions of Americans.  A recall was eventually issued by Takata, but for those injured and killed by the defective airbags, the recall…
Rank this Week: 3892

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/
  • Jun 26

    Three Fatalities in Serious Georgia Trucking Accident on I-16

    Three Fatalities in Serious Georgia Trucking Accident on I-16
    Earlier this month, three individuals were killed after an early morning accident in Treutlen County. According to local news reports, the accident occurred around mile marker 72 on Interstate 16. Evidently, three individuals in their…
  • Jun 19

    Woman Drives into Oncoming Traffic in Georgia in Suicide Attempt

    Woman Drives into Oncoming Traffic in Georgia in Suicide Attempt
    Earlier in June, a Georgia woman evidently attempted to commit suicide by driving into oncoming traffic on Georgia Highway 400. According to a local news report, police believed the woman drove into oncoming traffic on purpose, and the woman…
  • Jun 12

    Georgia Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies Who Carries the Burden to Prove Insurance Coverage Existed at Time of Accident

    Georgia Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies Who Carries the Burden to Prove Insurance Coverage Existed at Time of Accident
    In a recent case in front of the Georgia Supreme Court, the Court determined that it is the plaintiff’s burden in a uninsured motorist case against his own insurance company to prove the existence of coverage. In the case, Castellanos…
Rank this Week: 2634

Cutter Law Blog

Cutter Law Blog

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

http://www.cutterlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 23

    Common heartburn medications linked to greater risk of heart attack

    Common heartburn medications linked to greater risk of heart attack
    Recently, Stanford University researchers released a report revealing evidence that a common group of heartburn medications are associated with a greater risk of heart attacks. These medications act by blocking the secretion of acid into the…
  • Jun 15

    Stryker Settlement Program Reaches Milestone – 95% of Registered Eligible U.S. Patients Enrolled in Program

    Stryker Settlement Program Reaches Milestone – 95% of Registered Eligible U.S. Patients Enrolled in Program
    After notifying the courts in both the New Jersey and Minnesota consolidated state and federal proceedings that 95 percent of registered, eligible claimants had enrolled in the settlement program, Stryker Orthopaedics announced that it would…
  • Jun 8

    Giving Back: The Alzheimer’s Association

    Giving Back: The Alzheimer’s Association
          June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and Cutter Law is pleased to share that our June community nonprofit is the Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter of the Alzheimer’s…
Rank this Week: 2012

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/
  • Jun 23

    Robotic Hip Surgery Purports to be Safer, Some Evidence Suggests Otherwise

    Robotic Hip Surgery Purports to be Safer, Some Evidence Suggests Otherwise
    In Minnesota, a local news article touted a new robotic surgery for total hip replacements at a nearby hospital. The article noted surgeons were relying less on the imperfect human eye and fallible human hand and instead leaning on the…
  • Jun 21

    Study: High Testosterone Linked to Diabetes, Prostate Enlargement

    Study: High Testosterone Linked to Diabetes, Prostate Enlargement
    Hoards of testosterone products have been heavily marketed to men in recent years, promising increased vigor, stamina and health. Drug manufacturers marketed these to males who reportedly suffered from “Low-T,” or an inadequate…
  • Jun 16

    New Procedure for Double Hip Replacement

    New Procedure for Double Hip Replacement
    According to a recent news article from the Times-Herald, a patient interviewed was a former college football player at East Tennessee State University and a life long athlete who had developed severe arthritis in both of his hips. His…
Rank this Week: 2055

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    California Model Files Product Liability Lawsuit Against Tampon Maker

    California Model Files Product Liability Lawsuit Against Tampon Maker
    Lauren Wasser, a 27-year-old model from California, who had to have her leg amputated after developing toxic shock syndrome from tampon use, has filed a lawsuit against manufacturer Kotex. According to a report in the Daily Mail,…
  • Jun 9

    Orange County Children Sickened By Goat Milk

    Orange County Children Sickened By Goat Milk
    Three Orange County children were sickened after drinking some high-end, unpasteurized goat milk that came from a farm near the Central Coast. According to news reports, public health officials say the children got food poisoning or…
  • May 27

    31 Californians Sickened By Salmonella In Raw Tuna In Sushi

    31 Californians Sickened By Salmonella In Raw Tuna In Sushi
    Officials say 31 Californians, including six in Orange County, have suffered food poisoning as a result of salmonella-contaminated raw tuna in sushi. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, officials with the California Department of…
Rank this Week: 3107

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/
  • Jun 19

    NO SIGN OF SLOWING DOWN  

    NO SIGN OF SLOWING DOWN  
    We are half way into 2015 and already there have been far too many traffic deaths in Indiana. According to the National Safety Council in a report released in late May, traffic deaths so far this year in the U.S. have increased every month…
  • Jun 16

    Swim Safe

    Swim Safe
    Summer is here and we begin to hear stories of parents’ worst nightmares coming true:  a child drowns in a swimming pool. You’ve heard the stories.  You can be watching your child and turn away for just a few…
  • Jun 1

    Your Loved Ones Deserve Better Treatment  

    Your Loved Ones Deserve Better Treatment  
    It’s one of the most difficult decisions anyone with aging parents has to face.  When is it time to seek the help of a senior care giver?  Often, a tougher decision follows – the choice of an assisted living facility or…
Rank this Week: 1924

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
  • Jun 18

    Texas: No More No No-Duty

    Texas: No More No No-Duty
    Until last Friday an owner whose premises harbored some known or knowable danger could not avail itself of the argument that it had no duty either to warn invitees or to render its…
  • Jun 12

    I Dreamed of Genie

    I Dreamed of Genie
    A month has passed since the Texas Supreme Court delivered its opinion in Genie Industries, Inc. v. Matak. It’s the most thorough explication of Texas products liability jurisprudence that I’ve read in a good…
  • Jun 8

    So Much For Science

    So Much For Science
    Wired ran an article last week titled “Science Says American Pharoah Won’t Win The Triple Crown“. It consisted of a detailed review of the science of horse racing; the energy demands, the metabolic hurdles a horse…
Rank this Week: 3984

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/
  • Jun 18

    Country Roads, Take Me Home…But Be Careful.

    Country Roads, Take Me Home…But Be Careful.
    In Illinois, Country Roads hide danger beneath the beauty. Living in Illinois, particularly central Illinois, offers a great opportunity to spend some time driving down country carol roads. Despite the beauty country roads are one of the most…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3296

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Jun 18

    Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Claims Against Employers Fall On Deaf Ear

    Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Claims Against Employers Fall On Deaf Ear
    Kevin R. Sloan and Brian Gross Occupational Hearing Loss (OHL) is one of the most prevalent work-related illnesses in the United States with 22 million workers exposed to hazardous noise each year, according to the Centers for Disease…
  • Jun 9

    Craft V. Crafty: The Blue Moon Class Action Suit Against MillerCoors LLC

    Craft V. Crafty: The Blue Moon Class Action Suit Against MillerCoors LLC
    Javier F. Flores MillerCoors LLC, owner of the Blue Moon Brewing Company (“Blue Moon”) brand and purported brewer of the Belgian-style witbier, recently removed to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California a…
  • May 5

    Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Record $63 Million Verdict in Children’s Motrin Case

    Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Record $63 Million Verdict in Children’s Motrin Case
    Eric Skelly and Brendan D. O'Brien   The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has affirmed a record $63 million jury verdict against healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson for allegedly inadequate warnings about the health risks…
Rank this Week: 3916

Drug Injury Lawyer Blog

Drug Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers adverse drug updates, preemption, and drug product liability litigation. By Pogust Braslow & Millrood.

http://www.druginjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Stanford Study Finds Link between PPIs and Heart Attack

    Stanford Study Finds Link between PPIs and Heart Attack
    Medical researchers at Stanford University have found evidence that common heartburn medications used by millions of Americans are associated with increased risk of heart attack. The drugs are known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and…
  • Jun 2

    New Heart Failure Warnings Possible for DPP-4 Inhibitors, Onglyza and Nesina

    New Heart Failure Warnings Possible for DPP-4 Inhibitors, Onglyza and Nesina
    A medical panel of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended the agency require new warning labels for two diabetes drugs: Onglyza manufactured by AstraZeneca and Nesina by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. According to the FDA medical…
  • May 21

    Actos Victims to be Part of Global Settlement

    Actos Victims to be Part of Global Settlement
    Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. is attempting to settle nearly 8,000 Actos lawsuits across the United States by agreeing to pay $2.3 billion. The settlement has been called a good deal for the drug company which will avoid the threat of further…
Rank this Week: 1610

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Covers asbestos and mesothelioma. By Asbestos Legal Center.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    Corrupt Asbestos Bankruptcy Fiduciary of the Month - Jason Rubenstien (Freidman Kaplan - NY)

    Corrupt Asbestos Bankruptcy Fiduciary of the Month - Jason Rubenstien (Freidman Kaplan - NY)
    To receive this coveted award - an Asbestos Trust Bankruptcy Fiduciary must not only be a liar. Their misconduct has to be greater. This month, we have a lawyer who has committed fraud, extortion, engages in bad faith and is a liar. He's also…
  • Jun 5

    Fraudulent Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Claim results in 9 Month Jail Sentence

    Fraudulent Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Claim results in 9 Month Jail Sentence
    Despite Conviction - Trustee Collusion, Bad Faith and Misconduct Continues to Harm Trust Beneficiaries John Lynch IV- former employee of the Western Asbestos, J.T. Thorpe, Inc., and Thorpe Insulation Trusts pled Guilty this week to Felony…
  • Nov 20

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
    Lung Cancer Awareness Month! November is the month to raise lung cancer awareness to all! Although we may not all know someone with lung cancer, it is a disease that is affecting many today, and the more we know about it, the more support we…
Rank this Week: 3728

Hip Implant Recovery Blog

Hip Implant Recovery Blog

Covers news and updates on FDA decisions about metal on metal hip implants. By Parker McDonald and Harrison Davis Steakley Morrison.

http://hipimplantrecovery.com/category/news/
  • Jun 12

    Trial Date Set for Tarrant County Royalty Suit Against Chesapeake

    Trial Date Set for Tarrant County Royalty Suit Against Chesapeake
    FORT WORTH – The first of hundreds of North Texas royalty lawsuits filed against Chesapeake Energy by the McDonald Law Firm has been set for trial early next year in Tarrant County. State District Judge Dana Womack set the trial for…
  • May 21

    Connie Squiers Named Partner of McDonald Law Firm

    Connie Squiers Named Partner of McDonald Law Firm
    McDonald Law Firm is pleased to announce that Connie Squiers has been made Partner of the firm. Connie attended Texas Tech University where she received both her B.A. and J.D. She currently oversees McDonald Law Firm’s rapidly…
  • May 20

    Trial Date Set for Louisiana Royalty Lawsuit Against Chesapeake

    Trial Date Set for Louisiana Royalty Lawsuit Against Chesapeake
    FORT WORTH, TX – The first Louisiana royalty lawsuit filed against Chesapeake Energy by the McDonald Law Firm has been set for trial next year in Houston. State District Judge Brent Gamble set the trial for April 4, 2016, paving the way…
Rank this Week: 3549

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/
  • Jun 11

    LARGEST VERDICT TO DATE REACHED IN BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LAWSUITS OVER PELVIC MESH PRODUCTS

    LARGEST VERDICT TO DATE REACHED IN BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LAWSUITS OVER PELVIC MESH PRODUCTS
    The largest verdict to date was reached the other week in the ongoing legal proceedings for cases brought against the Marlborough, Ma.-based company Boston Scientific by women who suffered complications after receiving their defectively…
  • May 13

    Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia, Tragically Killing 6

    Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia, Tragically Killing 6
    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter described the aftermath of Amtrak Train 188's derailment as, "a horrific scene." The terrifying nighttime wreck has left at least 6 people dead and dozens more injured. Amtrak Train 188 was traveling from…
  • May 3

    WRONGFUL DEATH CASE AGAINST AARON HERNANDEZ

    WRONGFUL DEATH CASE AGAINST AARON HERNANDEZ
    Following Aaron Hernandez's conviction of first-degree murder for the killing Odin Lloyd, Mr. Hernandez still faces a pending civil action that may hold the public's best chance of understanding the motive behind the atrocious killing. The…
Rank this Week: 2361

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/
  • Jun 10

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi
    Birth injuries are an unfortunate reality faced by thousands of babies and their parents every year. Pregnancy is one of the most exciting phases in a couple’s life. It can bring cheer and hope to the entire family. However, some…
  • Jun 2

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie
    It is important to understand the Missouri statute of limitations for birth injury claims and how it may affect your compensation. Most lawsuits have a statute of limitations which must be adhered to. This includes birth injury lawsuits,…
  • May 31

    Preventable Nursing Home Accident

    Preventable Nursing Home Accident
    Studies indicate that over half of all nursing home accidents are preventable. It is not easy to hear when an elderly loved one has been injured or abused at their nursing home. It is even more difficult to find out that the accident could…
Rank this Week: 1398

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
  • Jun 4

    CPSC to Hold Hearing on Future Prioritie

    CPSC to Hold Hearing on Future Prioritie
    The Commission is in the process of preparing the agency’s fiscal year 2016 Operating Plan and fiscal year 2017 Congressional Budget Request. It will conduct a public hearing on June 24, 2015 to receive views from the public about…
  • Feb 18

    Cutting the Cord?

    Cutting the Cord?
    Photo: US CPSC on Flickr (Creative Commons license) The CPSC has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to address the strangulation risk posed to young children from cords on window coverings. The new rule…
  • Feb 4

    Top 5 of the 1st Year

    Top 5 of the 1st Year
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Section 15(b) report. Here are the top five viewed posts since its inception: Do I Sell a Consumer Product? Mohorovic Shares Observations After 1st 100 Days–Engagement, Burden…
Rank this Week: 2837

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
  • May 29

    Marital Vows and Medical Malpractice

    Marital Vows and Medical Malpractice
    I am not a religious officiant. I have never become a Universal Life Minister, even for a day to marry close friends. But I know this: when you married folks promised to stand by him or her “in sickness and in health,” there were…
  • May 24

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice
    Dr. Mehmet Oz is a New York-based surgeon and television personality.  He brings the complexities of medicine to the people, on shows like “Oprah,” where he tends to preach about products and processes that are modern and…
  • May 20

    Americans Don’t Like The Caps On Damages They Know About.

    Americans Don’t Like The Caps On Damages They Know About.
    It often takes a tragedy, such as the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, to wake Americans up to the cold, hard realities behind arbitrarily-imposed limits on money damages.  Amtrak, a monopoly whose reputation for prior-century levels…
Rank this Week: 4294