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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/
  • Mar 2

    Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. – A History

    Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. – A History
    As we recently noted, GWB now has an office in Charleston, South Carolina. With our growth over the last five years, we thought our readers might enjoy a bit of the firm’s history. Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. was founded in…
  • Feb 27

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Above, you’ll find the cover to Spectacular Spider-Man #150, published back in the good old days of 1989. On the cover, we see Daily Bugle editor Joseph “Robbie” Robertson in court. Things do not appear to be going well for…
  • Feb 26

    And the Award for Best Recent Oscars Reference in a Reported Case Goes to . . .

    And the Award for Best Recent Oscars Reference in a Reported Case Goes to . . .
    It’s that time of year again – The Oscars.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was tasked with selecting the best of the best in the motion picture industry.  Those watching the Oscars saw the best…
Rank this Week: 167

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    Minnesota Listeria Lawyer Sues Firm Responsible for Caramel Apple Outbreak

    Minnesota Listeria Lawyer Sues Firm Responsible for Caramel Apple Outbreak
    Minnesota's response to a caramel apple Listeria outbreak that killed two state residents included early public alerts identifying the caramel apple brands that may have contributed to the spread of disease. No other state in the 12-state…
  • Feb 17

    Listeria Deaths Distinguished Frescolina Cheese Poisoning Outbreak of 2012

    Listeria Deaths Distinguished Frescolina Cheese Poisoning Outbreak of 2012
     Two Listeria deaths and 18 hospitalizations marked the 2012 Frescolina Marte Ricotta Salata Cheese outbreak that lasted from March until October, when Listeria cheese recalls and an import ban brought it to a halt. As the CDC reported…
  • Feb 7

    New Mexico Caramel Apple Listeria Lawsuit Protects Mother and Her Baby Boy

    New Mexico Caramel Apple Listeria Lawsuit Protects Mother and Her Baby Boy
     A New Mexico Listeria lawsuit filed on behalf of a mother and her baby boy has placed the issue of adulterated caramel apples in U.S. District Court, a jurisdiction chosen by veteran food safety lawyer Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law…
Rank this Week: 231

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 224

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/
Rank this Week: 282

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/
  • Mar 2

    Questcor Reveals Numerous Severe Side Effects of Acthar in Filing

    Questcor Reveals Numerous Severe Side Effects of Acthar in Filing
    Acthar is a prescription gel given to a wide variety of patients who suffer from different ailments. Among them are people with lupus, infants who suffer from infantile spasms, adults who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and for other…
  • Feb 27

    Xarelto Manufacturers Continue to Pursue FDA Approval Even as Lawsuits Rise

    Xarelto Manufacturers Continue to Pursue FDA Approval Even as Lawsuits Rise
    It was recently announced that Bayer and Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturers of Xarelto, will continue to pursue additional FDA approvals for the drug, only this time, for stroke patients. Even as the two manufacturers continue to be hit…
  • Feb 26

    45-Year-Old Construction Worker Killed in Crane Accident in Portage, Indiana

    45-Year-Old Construction Worker Killed in Crane Accident in Portage, Indiana
    Pictured above: Construction workers and firemen at the scene of the accident  Last Friday, an accident took the life of a worker who was employed on a construction site. The accident happened in the Near North Side neighborhood in…
Rank this Week: 280

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 28

    Upcoming Civil Case Arguments at the Tennessee Supreme Court

    Upcoming Civil Case Arguments at the Tennessee Supreme Court
    The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear two health care liability disputes among four cases scheduled for oral arguments March 4, 2015 in Jackson, Tennessee, one of which will address an interesting civil procedure question. The first case…
  • Feb 27

    Court of Appeals Rules that 120-Day Extension Applies to HCLA Cases Filed under Saving Statute.

    Court of Appeals Rules that 120-Day Extension Applies to HCLA Cases Filed under Saving Statute.
             The interplay between the saving statute and the 120-day extension provided by the HCLA in Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-26-121(c) continues to be a hotly litigated topic, with the Tennessee Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 14

    Juror Interview in Vanderbilt Rape Trial Offers Good Practice Reminder

    Juror Interview in Vanderbilt Rape Trial Offers Good Practice Reminder
    The Tennessean has a fascinating video interview of Todd Easter, one of the jurors in the Corey Batey and Brandon Vandenburg rape trial.    Juror feedback in any case gives trial lawyers helpful information about how to present…
Rank this Week: 292

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/
  • Feb 11

    What To Do When You've Been in an Accident

    What To Do When You've Been in an Accident
     When it comes to car accidents, there’s a broad spectrum of damage and the emotions that accompany it. From the bitter annoyance of your car getting bumped in a parking lot to the absolute turmoil of a more serious, life…
  • Jan 28

    Company Introduces Inflatable Motorcycle Vest to Prevent Injurie

    Company Introduces Inflatable Motorcycle Vest to Prevent Injurie
    Motorcyclists are often seriously injured when involved in a crash. The most deadly of those injuries are head injuries. However, other injuries, including those that affect the person's neck and back may also leave a rider or passenger…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 326

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: 375

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: 419

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/
  • Feb 25

    How to Treat Minor Burn Injurie

    How to Treat Minor Burn Injurie
    Any burn is damaging to the skin. Severe burn injuries need immediate professional medical attention, but minor burns can be treated at home with first aid.
  • Feb 22

    Gasoline Safety to Prevent Burn Injurie

    Gasoline Safety to Prevent Burn Injurie
    Each year in the United States, firefighters are called to almost 2,400 structural fires that were caused by gasoline. More than 100 people die and 313 people are injured from these gasoline related fires. To protect your family from serious…
  • Feb 18

    Fire Safety to Protect Your Children from Burn Injurie

    Fire Safety to Protect Your Children from Burn Injurie
    Each year over 400 children below the age of 10 die from burn injuries and other severe injuries caused by fires in the home. Overall, almost 85 percent of fire-related deaths happen in the home. Taking small steps to prevent home fires and…
Rank this Week: 509

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/
  • Feb 24

    SHB in the Windy City

    SHB in the Windy City
    I am pleased to report that the attorneys and staff from Chicago complex  litigation boutique Grippo & Elden LLC will join your humble blogger's firm, effective March 1, 2015. Chicago is the fourth new city for Shook over the past…
  • Feb 16

    Tea Class Action Dumped Overboard

    Tea Class Action Dumped Overboard
    A federal court rejected a putative class action against tea maker Twinings North America, Inc. over antioxidant labeling.  See Craig v. Twinings N. Am., Inc., No. 5:14-CV-05214 (W.D. Ark., 2/5/15). Craig allegedly purchased…
  • Feb 9

    MDL Court Rejects Plaintiffs' New Causation Expert

    MDL Court Rejects Plaintiffs' New Causation Expert
    The MDL judge in the Denture Cream Products coordinated litigation has rejected all of plaintiffs' general causation experts. See In re Denture Cream Prods. Liab. Litig., No. 09-2051-MD-Altonaga (S.D. Fla. Jan.. 28, 2015). Over three and…
Rank this Week: 471

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/
  • Mar 2

    Forced Arbitration Pervades Contractual Agreements, Binding Consumer

    Forced Arbitration Pervades Contractual Agreements, Binding Consumer
    Margaret Jane Radin, author of Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law, is of the point of view that the American court system is “allowing contract to gobble up tort.” In other words, the 37-year law…
  • Feb 27

    Proposed Law Aims to Remove Shroud of Secrecy in Court Settlement

    Proposed Law Aims to Remove Shroud of Secrecy in Court Settlement
    A cadre of corporations whose profit margins outweigh product safety have found a loophole in the litigation process: sealed settlement agreements. Such agreements are legal, as there is no law prohibiting them, and often left up to the…
  • Feb 26

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?
    Florida is sunny and a great place to live or work; but we can be a little slow to except new things. Florida Rules of Civil Procedure were amended a couple of years ago to include at least the mention of electronic discovery. Sadly, the…
Rank this Week: 535

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/
  • Feb 27

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"
    The FDA recently warned health care providers that improperly sterilized scopes are infecting patients with deadly, drug-resistant bacteria. The so-called "super bug" has already killed dozens of patients and caused hundreds others to fall…
  • Feb 24

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident
    A 40-year-old factory employee lost his arm yesterday morning in a work accident. The factory is located in Bridgeport on Chicago's South Side. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Work accident lawyers at Pintas &…
  • Feb 17

    Why Surgeons Defend the Power Morcellator

    Why Surgeons Defend the Power Morcellator
    A surgical device used in hysterectomies, myomectomies and other gynecological procedures is now linked to aggressive and fatal uterine cancer. The device, called a power morcellator, has been banned my top hospitals throughout the country…
Rank this Week: 619

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/
Rank this Week: 564

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: 607

Northern Virginia Personal Injury…

Northern Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers general injury and accident law topics. Published by Brien Roche Law.

http://www.northernvirginiapersonalinjuryattorney.com/
  • May 21

    Brain Injury Causes Wrongful Death

    Brain Injury Causes Wrongful Death
    Brain injury causes wrongful death is the allegation made in a law suit filed by the family of Derek Boogaard. Boogaard was a so-called "enforcer" in the National Hockey League. Over the course of his playing career he suffered significant…
  • Apr 27

    Administrative Law-State Rule

    Administrative Law-State Rule
    These rules and regulations can be very important. Suppose you wanted to assert a claim against a motel owner because of carbon monoxide poisoning that occurred while you were in the motel. The type of claim that would be asserted would be a…
  • Apr 25

    Administrative Law-Code of Federal Regulation

    Administrative Law-Code of Federal Regulation
    At the federal level, all regulations are published within the Federal Register. They are also contained within a document known as the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.). The C.F.R. can be found in a law library and is generally organized…
Rank this Week: 750

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 849

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    UCLA Superbug Outbreak Linked To Contaminated Endoscope

    UCLA Superbug Outbreak Linked To Contaminated Endoscope
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about a particular type of endoscope saying the devices that are used to look inside patients’ bodies, are so poorly designed that it is not possible to clean and…
  • Feb 9

    New Jeep SUVs Recalled For Inadvertent Airbag Deployment

    New Jeep SUVs Recalled For Inadvertent Airbag Deployment
    Chrysler has issued a vehicle defect recall for about 228,181 late-model Jeep Cherokee SUVs after reports of inadvertent airbag deployments. According to a report in The Detroit News, the recall covers 2014 and 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs…
  • Jan 28

    New Safety Standards Aim To Make Chicken Safer

    New Safety Standards Aim To Make Chicken Safer
    Chicken breasts, wings and legs, a staple of American diets, could become safer to eat thanks to new standards proposed by the Agriculture Department that aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter contamination. According to an…
Rank this Week: 873

Toxic Tort Litigation Blog

Toxic Tort Litigation Blog

Covers toxic tort litigation topics, including product liability, environmental litigation, contamination, pollution, toxicity, toxicology, diminution of property value, Value Assurance Plans, and medical monitoring. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.toxictortlitigationblog.com/
  • May 11

    Does CERCLA's "Act Of God" Defense Apply In Climate Change Litigation

    Does CERCLA's "Act Of God" Defense Apply In Climate Change Litigation
    In a decision issued on May 2, 2014, the Second Circuit held, in Cedar & Washington Assocs. LLC v. Port Auth. of N.Y. & N.J, 2074 BL 123476,2d Cir., No. 10- 4197, that the "act of war" affirmative defense relieved World Trade Center…
  • Apr 18

    Environmental Diminution Of Property Value And The Creative Plaintiff Valuation Expert

    Environmental Diminution Of Property Value And The Creative Plaintiff Valuation Expert
    When a homeowner brings a multi-count toxic tort case alleging that a corporate defendant’s discharge of toxic substances from its facility contaminated his property, the diminution of property value claim is often the only element of…
  • Apr 14

    The New York City Asbestos Litigation Just Became More Complicated

    The New York City Asbestos Litigation Just Became More Complicated
    Pursuant to the Decision and Order of the Hon. Sherry Klein Heitler, dated April 8, 2014, asbestos plaintiffs for the first time since 1996 may seek permission from the New York City trial judges to charge the jury on the issue of punitive…
Rank this Week: 764

News Blog

News Blog

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

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Feb 27

    DePuy ASR Hip Implant Settlement Update-Round 2 Settlements Announced

    DePuy ASR Hip Implant Settlement Update-Round 2 Settlements Announced
    On Friday, February 20, 2015, DePuy/ Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay approximately $420 million more to […] The post DePuy ASR Hip Implant Settlement Update-Round 2 Settlements Announced appeared first on .
  • Feb 20

    MDL Consolidates Xarelto Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court

    MDL Consolidates Xarelto Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court
    Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary currently face nearly 90 product liability lawsuits over […] The post MDL Consolidates Xarelto Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court appeared first on .
  • Feb 19

    Syngenta Faces Over 750 Lawsuit

    Syngenta Faces Over 750 Lawsuit
    At least 762 lawsuits have been filed by U.S. grain farmers and grain exporters such as Cargill […] The post Syngenta Faces Over 750 Lawsuits appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1228

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

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

http://springer-lyle.com/newsCMS/
  • Feb 22

    I Have Been Hurt, Now What?

    I Have Been Hurt, Now What?
    Being involved in a car accident or truck accident can be a very traumatic experience especially if the accident was not your fault.  If you have been involved in an accident and you been injured, it is common to have…
  • Feb 4

    Dangers of Distracted Driver

    Dangers of Distracted Driver
    From the moment everyone learns to drive, we are reminded, “Keep your eyes on the road and your mind on your driving,” as well as “You have to drive for yourself as well as everyone else on the road.” The reality is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1213

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/
  • Feb 20

    Cold Injuries On The Job

    Cold Injuries On The Job
    With temperatures well below zero across much of Pennsylvania, most people are staying inside to keep warm and beat the weather. However, for many workers in PA this isn’t possible when they have to work. There are plenty of jobs that…
  • Feb 10

    Store In Mechanicsburg Faces Charges For Operating Without Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Store In Mechanicsburg Faces Charges For Operating Without Workers’ Compensation Insurance
    On The Run Mart Inc., a convenience store in Mechanicsburg PA, is facing charges for operating almost two years without having any workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. The Vice President of the company, Sultan Bhatti,…
  • Feb 6

    Worker Injuries Cause Ashley Furniture To Be Fined $1.76 Million

    Worker Injuries Cause Ashley Furniture To Be Fined $1.76 Million
    The Ashley Furniture Plant in Wisconsin has had over 1000 injuries in the last 3.5 years leading to a heavy investigation by The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The investigation has led to the company being fined $1.76…
Rank this Week: 1105

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 1208

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/
  • Feb 28

    Federal Judge Pushes Parties to Settle 70,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

    Federal Judge Pushes Parties to Settle 70,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit
    Many women who suffered from urinary incontinence and other medical conditions were told transvaginal mesh (TVM) could solve these problems. Essentially, doctors insert a medical device consisting of a surgical grade mesh, and a suspension…
  • Feb 25

    Sexual Dysfunction May Cause Low T, Rather Than Be Result of It

    Sexual Dysfunction May Cause Low T, Rather Than Be Result of It
    Of the many claims made by drug companies regarding testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) products is they can help patients with decreased sexual desire or performance caused by low testosterone levels. While doctors do not know what a…
  • Feb 22

    Unapproved Knee Replacement Device Used in Surgery

    Unapproved Knee Replacement Device Used in Surgery
    When we go to the doctor for a major surgical procedure such as a total knee replacement, we assume our doctor will use the latest devices and techniques. However, we also assume any equipment used will have been subject to clinical trials…
Rank this Week: 1748

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: 1468

South Carolina Products Liability…

South Carolina Products Liability Law Blog

Covers the latest trends in South Carolina products liability law. By Brian Comer.

http://scproductsliabilitylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    2014 DRI Products Liability Conference

    2014 DRI Products Liability Conference
    Since 2010, I have made it a priority to attend the Defense Research Institute's Products Liability Conference. This year's conference is being held April 9-11, 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona at the Arizona Biltmore.  The theme of this…
  • Feb 13

    "The report of my death was an exaggeration . . . . . ." Mark Twain, May 31, 1897

    "The report of my death was an exaggeration . . . . . ." Mark Twain, May 31, 1897
    From some quick online research, I believe Mark Twain is credited with the above quote, and it is frequently misquoted as "the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."  Although "death," is certainly an exaggeration in my case, you…
  • Sep 13

    Verdict Survey: $38 Million Asbestos Verdict in Richland County

    Verdict Survey: $38 Million Asbestos Verdict in Richland County
    About two weeks ago, I saw my friend Theile McVey at Starbucks.  She mentioned in our general chit-chat that she was in trial.  As shop talk usually goes, I asked her what kind of case it was, and she said it was an asbestos…
Rank this Week: 1305

DePuy Hip Lawyer

DePuy Hip Lawyer

Covers the DePuy hip recall and hip replacement surgery. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.hip-claim-lawyer.com/
  • Nov 25

    Johnson & Johnson SEC Filing Reveals Hundreds of DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit

    Johnson & Johnson SEC Filing Reveals Hundreds of DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit
    Johnson & Johnson is beleaguered with lawsuits about the metal on metal hip replacement products from its medical device subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. In August 2010, Johnson & Johnson launched a massive recall of two of its DePuy ASR…
  • Nov 18

    DePuy Hip Failures Wreak Havoc in Australia

    DePuy Hip Failures Wreak Havoc in Australia
    The DePuy hip replacement recall litigation continues to grow in the United States. More than 2,600 people have filed lawsuits in the American federal court system about the De Puy ASR hip replacements. Some analysts estimate that there are…
  • Nov 11

    Settlement Forces Hip Implant Manufacturers to Cut Doctor Fee

    Settlement Forces Hip Implant Manufacturers to Cut Doctor Fee
    The medical community is alarmed at the financial relationship between the medical device industry and physician community. Financial payments made to doctors may influence how doctors choose medical devices for their ailing patients. Medical…
Rank this Week: 1738

AdvoKAYte

AdvoKAYte

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

http://www.advokayte.com/
  • Mar 2

    Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox Could Ruin Your Life

    Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox Could Ruin Your Life
    Taking your doctor’s advice for antibiotic prescription drugs might actually cause you to experience damaging side effects that can change your life forever. You may not realize that drugs like Cipro and Levaquin can cause nerve…
  • Feb 25

    46 Million Used Recalled Cars Sold Without Being Fixed

    46 Million Used Recalled Cars Sold Without Being Fixed
    I read some alarming news today that you need to be aware if you are thinking about or currently driving a used car. More than 46 million used cars (one-fifth total) on the roadways in the United States have been recalled, but…
  • Feb 22

    Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Syndrome: A Letter to the Senator

    Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Syndrome: A Letter to the Senator
    On May 19th of 2014, Jay S. Cohen M.D., wrote a letter to the Senate Committee on Health, Education and Labor about Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Syndrome. Dr. Cohen had been a faculty member at the University of California, San Diego, for…
Rank this Week: 1812

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2224

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
  • Feb 25

    Discretization

    Discretization
    Are farm workers at risk from airborne MRSA? Warren Buffett understands risk better far better than your average public health professional Legal scholars continue to push inference to the best explanation as the form of reasoning which…
  • Feb 24

    So Much for the Epidemiological Transition Part IV

    So Much for the Epidemiological Transition Part IV
    The idea that infectious diseases had been or soon would be conquered and that chronic and degenerative diseases, often if not mostly the result of man’s vices and industry’s alleged toxins, would be the primary cause of…
  • Feb 18

    Dreadful Sentence of the Week

    Dreadful Sentence of the Week
    “… 62 of the plaintiffs … had statistically significantly higher rates of genitourinary and reproductive illness and procedures compared to the rest of the county.” That’s from Whitlock v. Pepsi Americas, a…
Rank this Week: 2729

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/
  • Feb 19

    Power Rogers & Smith Obtains $30 Million Settlement for Client after Botched Nephrectomy

    Power Rogers & Smith Obtains $30 Million Settlement for Client after Botched Nephrectomy
    As reported on the front page of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin today, last week a lawsuit on behalf of Steven Karr was dismissed pursuant to a $30 Million Settlement.  The case was handled by partners Joseph A. Power, Jr. and Joseph W.…
  • 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…
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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/
  • Feb 12

    California mandatory bicycle helmet law and retroreflective clothing bill [Senate Bill 192 2015]

    California mandatory bicycle helmet law and retroreflective clothing bill [Senate Bill 192 2015]
    This is an interesting bill (reprinted below as of this posting) just introduced February 10, 2015 here in the California Legislature. Most states bicycle helmet laws only require helmets for minors (under 18). This proposed law goes well…
  • 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…
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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/
  • Feb 5

    Hamburg Steps Down as FDA Commissioner

    Hamburg Steps Down as FDA Commissioner
    Earlier today, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for nearly six years, announced, and the FDA confirmed, that she would be stepping down from her position at the agency in March. During her…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1945

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: 2049

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…
Rank this Week: 2372

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)…
Rank this Week: 2429

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tracks important appellate opinions concerning Tennessee's civil justice system including opinions affecting personal injury, insurance law, business torts and comsumer protection. By the Adams Law Firm.

http://tennesseepersonalinjurylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING
    On November 30, 2010, Plaintiff Cynthia Christian was an invited guest for a function at Ms. Lassie's Lodge in Campbell County, Tennessee.  The Lodge was regularly rented for parties and other functions via the nearby Hampton Inn.…
  • Mar 19

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt
    In one of the biggest personal injury settlements in Pennsylvania history, a family that suffered death and injuries after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer has received a $26.1 million settlement.In 2010, the three Plaintiffs were…
  • Mar 15

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal safety standard that will improve the safety of all carriages and strollers sold after September 10, 2015.The new standard was developed due to the CPSC’s review…
Rank this Week: 2671

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/
  • Aug 1

    Recent Studies Link Popular GLP-1 Drugs to Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

    Recent Studies Link Popular GLP-1 Drugs to Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer
    Diabetes drugs taken by millions of Americans may be linked to an increased risk of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer (a disease with one of the lowest cancer survival rates). More than 12 million prescriptions were filled, in the United…
  • Jul 26

    Nizoral oral tablets linked to potentially fatal liver injury and adrenal gland problem

    Nizoral oral tablets linked to potentially fatal liver injury and adrenal gland problem
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a stern warning to patients who take Janssen Pharmaceutical’s Nizoral (generic name ketoconazole) oral tablets. In fact, the FDA issued a safety release advisiong that Nizoral should…
  • Jul 18

    FDA recalls Medtronics Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pumps Over Insulin Concern

    FDA recalls Medtronics Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pumps Over Insulin Concern
    In early June, Medtronic issued an urgent notification to patients and medical professionals concerning a “potential for over or under delivery of insulin if insulin or other fluids contact inside of Medtronic Paradigm Infusion Set…
Rank this Week: 1957

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Covers asbestos and mesothelioma. By Asbestos Legal Center.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 9

    Exposure to Asbestos: When are we at risk of being in contact with it?

    Exposure to Asbestos: When are we at risk of being in contact with it?
    Asbestos can ruin the lives of people who become sick with one of the many Asbestos- related diseases. Most people are exposed to asbestos while at work, which unfortunately, is where we spend most of our time. Being a great insulator,…
  • Oct 3

    Asbestos Compensation for Victim

    Asbestos Compensation for Victim
    Exposure to asbestos can cause various forms of diseases from asbestosis to various forms of cancer including mesothelioma. Exposure to asbestos often occurred in construction trades or industrial sites such as shipyards, refineries, power…
Rank this Week: 1845

Miami Injury Lawyers Blog

Miami Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers tire defects and safety. By Jay Halpern and Associates, P.A.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Stryker Hip Replacement Recall

    Stryker Hip Replacement Recall
    Hip replacement surgery is an extremely invasive, complicated and painful surgery. Recovery and rehabilitation can take many months. Obviously, this is an experience that no individual wishes to undergo once, let alone twice...for the same…
  • Oct 26

    Even a Race Car Driver Will Lose Control During a Tread Separation

    Even a Race Car Driver Will Lose Control During a Tread Separation
    Florida drivers need to understand the dynamics regarding the loss of vehicle control during a tread separation event. Tread separations occur predominantly in warm weather states. Florida, Texas, Arizona and California experience the highest…
  • Sep 7

    Tragic Boating Accident

    Tragic Boating Accident
    American Lake in Lakewood, Washington, was the site of a horrific and tragic boating accident on March 1, 2009. That afternoon, David Kenny "DK" Ross, 14 years old at the time, was operating a kayak in the lake. DK was traveling to spend…
Rank this Week: 2418

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/
Rank this Week: 3271

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/
  • Feb 27

    Surgical Malpractice Leading to Serious Nerve Damage

    Surgical Malpractice Leading to Serious Nerve Damage
    Every surgery involves some degree of risk; however, negligence on the part of the surgical team may pose serious threats to the patient’s health and life. Surgical errors may cause serious damage including nerve…
  • Feb 26

    Medical Malpractice and Infant Hypoxia

    Medical Malpractice and Infant Hypoxia
    The severity of infant hypoxia will determine if the condition progresses into a permanent disability. Hypoxia is a medical condition in which the baby does not receive adequate oxygen to the brain before, during, or after delivery. The…
  • Feb 26

    What Documentation is Needed in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

    What Documentation is Needed in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
    Which documents do you need to gather before filing a medical malpractice claim? If you are planning to file a medical malpractice claim, prepare well for the initial consultation with your St. Louis medical malpractice attorney. You…
Rank this Week: 3325

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/
  • Feb 26

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce
    Whiplash injuries can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort for victims, as well as interfere with their work and other aspects of their lives. If you’re suffering from whiplash, speak to injury lawyers for advice about making motor…
  • Feb 17

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving
    The fatal chain reaction crash involving former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner has once again focused attention on the growing threat posed by distracted drivers. The investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing. However, a spokesman Los…
  • Feb 11

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident
    A 22-year-old woman died Friday, January 16th in a traffic accident on Interstate 4 in Winter Park, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver was headed westbound on rain-slick I-4 near Fairbanks when her Toyota Camry hit the concrete…
Rank this Week: 3327

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/
  • Feb 26

    Rule Nisi Petition

    Rule Nisi Petition
    Contempt and Rule Nisi Petitions If you and your spouse did not reach an agreement in your divorce, and a judge decided your contested issues for you at trial, then the divorce decree should state the judge’s decision concerning such…
  • Feb 7

    Same Sex Divorces in Alabama

    Same Sex Divorces in Alabama
    Same-Sex Divorces in Alabama On January 23, 2015 the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, in the case of Searcy v. Strange, struck down the Alabama Marriage Protection Act and the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment, declaring that…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3185

Cutter Law Blog

Cutter Law Blog

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

http://www.cutterlaw.com/blog
  • Feb 26

    Settlement Reached in Lawsuits And Claims Involving Riata Defibrillator Lead

    Settlement Reached in Lawsuits And Claims Involving Riata Defibrillator Lead
    For Immediate Release Sacramento, CA – February 26, 2015 – A group of attorneys representing individuals who have asserted claims and litigation against St. Jude Medical concerning its Riata defibrillator lead today announced a…
  • Feb 25

    Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2.5M After First Risperdal Verdict

    Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2.5M After First Risperdal Verdict
    (February 24, 2015) – Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $2.5 million in damages, in the first verdict involving claims that the antipsychotic drug, Risperdal, is linked to gynecomastia in adolescent boys. A Philadelphia jury…
  • Feb 20

    DePuy Agrees to Extend Current U.S. Settlement Program

    DePuy Agrees to Extend Current U.S. Settlement Program
    DePuy has entered an agreement which will effectively extend the current U.S. Settlement Program for those with a qualifying revision surgery that occurred on or before January 31, 2015. With our extensive experience representing individuals…
Rank this Week: 3681