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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/
  • Nov 21

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
       As you know, we here at Abnormal Use adore legally themed comic book covers, so we had to share the cover of Litigious Tales pictured above. It features Groot, a member of The Guardians of the Galaxy, who received massive…
  • Nov 20

    Court Dismisses Dictator’s Lawsuit Because Freedom

    Court Dismisses Dictator’s Lawsuit Because Freedom
    Manuel Noriega’s lawsuit against Activision, about which we previously blogged, has come to an end.  To recap, Noriega’s complaint alleged, among other things, that Activision “damaged his reputation” by…
  • Nov 19

    Judge Orders Cease Fire in Battle of the Duke

    Judge Orders Cease Fire in Battle of the Duke
    The legal dispute between Duke University and the estate of John Wayne, upon which we previously reported, has ended – for now.  The two sides have argued for years over the naming of certain goods and services. Most recently, John…
Rank this Week: 134

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/
Rank this Week: 165

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 210

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: 241

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/
  • Nov 20

    Pennsylvania Product Liability – Azzarello Is Dead, Long Live…?

    Pennsylvania Product Liability – Azzarello Is Dead, Long Live…?
    Bexis is pretty pleased this morning.  Almost eighteen years ago, to the day, he filed his first brief with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court challenging the negligence/strict liability dichotomy adopted in Azzarello v. Black Brothers Co.,…
  • Nov 19

    Breaking News II - Tincher Decided in Pennsylvania - Azzarello Overruled

    Breaking News II - Tincher Decided in Pennsylvania - Azzarello Overruled
    This is as short as the Tincher majority opinion (137 pp.) is long.  Azzarello is overruled.  The preliminary judicial evaluation of "unreasonable danger" is abolished.  The jury considers it under a dual standard.  The…
  • Nov 19

    Breaking Bauman News from California

    Breaking Bauman News from California
    This is short – but very sweet.  Regular readers will recall the California appellate decision that we criticized in our “Hotel California” post back in August.  In that case, the court avoided the restrictions…
Rank this Week: 259

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 289

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

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

    Wonton Foods Sprouts Sicken Dozens with Salmonella

    Wonton Foods Sprouts Sicken Dozens with Salmonella
     Bean sprouts from Wonton Food Inc. in  New York have sickened 68 people in 10 states with Salmonella posioning. Eleven people have been hospitalized. State health departments working with the Centers for Disease Control and…
  • Nov 20

    Listeria Death Lawsuits Seek Damage

    Listeria Death Lawsuits Seek Damage
     Listeria outbreaks have caused at least four deaths this year in U.S. food poisoning cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The confirmed Listeria deaths were traced on two occasions to Mexican-style…
  • Nov 12

    Deadly Listeria Outbreak in Illinois Prompts Closure of Sprouts Maker Wholesome Soy

    Deadly Listeria Outbreak in Illinois Prompts Closure of Sprouts Maker Wholesome Soy
    In the wake of two people dying this summer from Listeria food poisoning linked to mung bean sprouts from Wholesome Soy Products Inc. of Chicago, the company has informed federal agencies that it will shut down. The deadly outbreak this…
Rank this Week: 333

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/
  • Oct 27

    Tylenol Side Effects Links to Liver Damage

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

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

    Boston Scientific Ordered to Pay $73 Million Over Defective Vaginal Mesh Device
    After a two week trial in state court in Dallas, Texas, the 12 person jury has reached a verdict Salazar v. Boston Scientific. The verdict comes after a mesh lawsuit was filed by Plaintiff, Martha Salazar, who was implanted with the Obtryx…
  • Aug 26

    Drunk Driver Causes Wrong-Way Crash Seriously Injuring Two

    Drunk Driver Causes Wrong-Way Crash Seriously Injuring Two
    On Sunday, August 24 at 4:30 a.m., a driver traveling on Highway 66 in Rowlett was going the wrong way when he crashed into another vehicle. The drunk driver injured himself and two others, resulting in hospitalization at Baylor Regional…
Rank this Week: 336

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/
  • Nov 19

    Converse Catastrophe: Chuck Taylor All Star Doppelganger

    Converse Catastrophe: Chuck Taylor All Star Doppelganger
    Admit it, how many of us covet Converse, that classic American sneaker with a studly sense of style? Teenagers across the country aspired to own a pair of stitched-canvas, thick-laced, rubber-sole shoes synonymous with the greasers of the…
  • Nov 18

    Young Athletes at Risk? Is there a link between crumb rubber and cancer?

    Young Athletes at Risk? Is there a link between crumb rubber and cancer?
    Concerns are growing faster than the grass that used to cover school athletic fields across the country. That’s because more than 10,000 fields now comprise artificial turf mixed with “crumb rubber” – vulcanized tires…
  • Nov 11

    Takata Air Bags — Hidden and Lethal Weapon

    Takata Air Bags — Hidden and Lethal Weapon
    Takata airbags have been a ticking time bomb and we are only now finding out they have been that way for longer than first suspected. What we know for certain is, there have been four deaths and more than 30 injuries linked to the defective…
Rank this Week: 419

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: 403

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: 431

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: 479

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Nov 19

    Court Torpedos 911-Related Negligence Claim

    Court Torpedos 911-Related Negligence Claim
    Under the Governmental Tort Liability Act (“GTLA”), governmental entities are immune from lawsuits that arise from the “exercise and discharge” of their functions. There are a very few, specific exceptions to the…
  • Nov 10

    Nuanced Determination Required to Distinguish Health Care Liability Claims from Ordinary Tort Claim

    Nuanced Determination Required to Distinguish Health Care Liability Claims from Ordinary Tort Claim
                  Not all claims brought against health care providers fall under the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act (THCLA), and a recent case from the Tennessee Court of Appeals gives crucial…
  • Nov 7

    Offer of Judgment Cannot Be Revoked During 10-Day Window

    Offer of Judgment Cannot Be Revoked During 10-Day Window
    The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently took up a civil procedure issue of first impression in the state. In McGinnis v. Cox, No. M2014-00102-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 31, 2014), the issue presented was“[w]hether a Rule 68 offer of…
Rank this Week: 480

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Nov 19

    A Short History of Erectile Dysfunction and Viagra

    A Short History of Erectile Dysfunction and Viagra
    A Short History Viagra (sildenafil) was a breakthrough in the pharmaceutical world when it was first researched and released to the public. Never before had a pill been able to produce an erection. A groundbreaking (and likely very…
  • Nov 17

    Concern Center around Pradaxa and Xarelto

    Concern Center around Pradaxa and Xarelto
    Warfarin is an anticoagulant or blood thinner, which reduces the formation of blood clots. Blood thinners prevent dangerous blood clots that can obstruct the blood flow to the vital organs. Patients taking warfarin require close monitoring…
  • Nov 13

    Viagra Use Linked to Melanoma Skin Cancer Invasivene

    Viagra Use Linked to Melanoma Skin Cancer Invasivene
    A study released in June of 2014 shows an 84% increased risk of melanoma linked to use of the popular erectile dysfunction drug Viagra (which is also known as sildenafil). The study looks at data compiled from 25,848 men who …
Rank this Week: 648

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/
  • Nov 17

    New Drug Law in Canada

    New Drug Law in Canada
    With a tip of the cap to our old friend, Peter Pliszka, north of border: Earlier this month, the so-called Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) received royal assent and became law in Canada. This new legislation on…
  • Nov 13

    Mouthwash Class Action Washed Out

    Mouthwash Class Action Washed Out
    A federal judge earlier this month granted defendant's motion to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit accusing it of using misleading labeling on its market mouthwash.  See Suzanna Bowling v. Johnson & Johnson et al., No.…
  • Nov 11

    Federal Court Decertifies "Natural" Damages Class Action- Naturally

    Federal Court Decertifies "Natural" Damages Class Action- Naturally
    A federal court last week ordered decertification of a damages class action challenging “all natural” fruit labels, due to deficiencies with the the plaintiffs' damages model. See Brazil v. Dole Packaged Foods, LLC,  No.…
Rank this Week: 692

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: 787

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: 757

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/
  • Nov 17

    Air Bag Recalls Continue to Expand

    Air Bag Recalls Continue to Expand
    As we mentioned in a post back in September, 2014 has been a record year for auto recalls. And the year isn’t over yet. Approximately 14.3 million automobiles from ten different manufacturers have now been recalled for faulty air bags…
  • Oct 23

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 2

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 2
    National Teen Driver Safety Week is going on now! In part one of this post, we talked about the disturbingly high rate of teenager traffic fatalities and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "5 to drive" rules to keep teen…
  • Oct 17

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 1 of 2

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 1 of 2
    Despite what teenagers may believe, they are not the best drivers. Tragically, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. In many cases, the teenagers who died were behind the wheel. Since it…
Rank this Week: 909

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/
  • Nov 21

    Medical Errors Leading to Hospital Acquired Infection

    Medical Errors Leading to Hospital Acquired Infection
    Hospital acquired infections are known to cause substantial harm to patients and are a national concern. Hospitals are often the first place you go to if you or a loved one is sick. However, hospitals have been found to be home…
  • Nov 19

    Limiting the Risks of Medical Misdiagnosi

    Limiting the Risks of Medical Misdiagnosi
    Medical misdiagnosis is a common reason for medical malpractice lawsuits. A doctor may give a wrong or limited diagnosis of the medical condition of a patient, resulting in severe complications. Our St. Louis medical…
  • Nov 17

    Spine Implants May Cause More Harm Than Good

    Spine Implants May Cause More Harm Than Good
    Spine stimulation therapy is gradually becoming a popular medical method for relieving chronic pain in the spinal cord. While some patients may benefit from spine stimulation therapy, others may suffer harmful effects which can be as serious…
Rank this Week: 1430

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
  • Nov 20

    How California Works To Not Improve Patient Safety

    How California Works To Not Improve Patient Safety
    They say you should learn from your mistakes, and they are right. That’s how growth and development happen. But it is hard, and usually impossible, to learn from your mistakes if you don’t know what they are.  So when…
  • Nov 20

    “Health Insurance” Not Necessarily Good For Patients’ Health

    “Health Insurance” Not Necessarily Good For Patients’ Health
    According to the Hippocratic Oath, a doctor must first do no harm.  But the influence of health insurance companies on modern doctors raises the question of exactly who doctors are bent on not harming: their patients, or their corporate…
  • Nov 13

    False Advertising Times Three

    False Advertising Times Three
    Here is a brief roundup of recent news in the area of false advertising.  Two stories concern medical care, and  consumers of medical care ought to know about them.  One delves into the subject of mayonnaise, and whether a…
Rank this Week: 1235

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Nov 19

    E. Coli-Tainted Celery Linked To California Farm

    E. Coli-Tainted Celery Linked To California Farm
    An outbreak of E. coli in Minnesota has been linked to celery grown in Gonzales, California. According to a news report in The Californian, 57 people were sickened and nine were hospitalized as a result of this outbreak. The victims were…
  • Oct 31

    Guardrail Manufacturer Stops Sales Amid Serious Safety Concern

    Guardrail Manufacturer Stops Sales Amid Serious Safety Concern
    Trinity Industries is stopping sales of its controversial ET-Plus guardrail system, a device that has been blamed by accident victims for dozens of injuries and deaths. According to an ABC news report, the move came last week in response to a…
  • Oct 19

    Bard to Pay $21 Million as Part of Major Vaginal Mesh Accord

    Bard to Pay $21 Million as Part of Major Vaginal Mesh Accord
    C.R. Bard has agreed to pay more than $21 million to resolve more than 500 lawsuits alleging that its vaginal mesh implants seriously harmed women. According to a Bloomberg news report, this is the first large-scale settlement of claims over…
Rank this Week: 1222

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Hundreds of Risperdal Lawsuits Blame Drug For Causing Gynecomastia in Male

    Hundreds of Risperdal Lawsuits Blame Drug For Causing Gynecomastia in Male
    The number of Risperdal lawsuits continues to grow, with many of the plaintiffs blaming the drug for causing gynecomastia, which is male breast growth. Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson are accused of hiding the serious health…
  • Nov 7

    Stryker Settles Hip Implant Lawsuits for $1.43 Billion

    Stryker Settles Hip Implant Lawsuits for $1.43 Billion
    Stryker, a company that makes artificial hip implants, has reached a settlement to resolve thousands of products liability lawsuits over the now-recalled medical devices. The deal is expected to cost the manufacturer approximately $1.43…
  • Oct 13

    Paxil Birth Defect Lawsuit Is Sent Back to State Court

    Paxil Birth Defect Lawsuit Is Sent Back to State Court
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ordered that a drug defect lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline LLC over its Paxil antidepressant medication be sent back to a state court. The three-judge panel ruled that the second…
Rank this Week: 1143

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/
  • Nov 18

    Actor Steve Carrell Discusses Hip Replacement Surgery

    Actor Steve Carrell Discusses Hip Replacement Surgery
    Actor Steve Carrell joked with David Letterman about his hip replacement surgery during a recent appearance on the talk show. According to a news feature by People Magazine, Carrell talked at length about the hip replacement surgery he had…
  • Nov 15

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy Drug Sales Fall Amid Health Concern

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy Drug Sales Fall Amid Health Concern
    Drug companies have been reaping huge profits from testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) drugs over the past decade. The drugs come in many forms, including injectable, transdermal patches, skin gels, and oral tablets. Despite the fact…
  • Nov 13

    First Federal Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit against Boston Scientific Heads to Court

    First Federal Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit against Boston Scientific Heads to Court
    Boston Scientific Corporation is headed to trial over its Obtryx transvaginal mesh devices, according to a recent report from Reuters. The company has faced complaints from over 23,000 victims who allege that its transvaginal mesh (TVM)…
Rank this Week: 1399

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/
  • Nov 16

    2.3 MILLION HELLO KITTY WHISTLES RECALLED

    2.3 MILLION HELLO KITTY WHISTLES RECALLED
    McDonald's had to recall roughly 2.3 million Hello Kitty toy whistles that were distributed nationwide and in Canada because they posed a choking risk in children. The whistles were the toy in the McDonald's Happy Meals and Mighty Kids Meals…
  • Nov 14

    FRESENIUS LAWSUITS MOUNT AFTER INCORRECT DIALYSIS DRUG DOSING RESULTS IN ADVERSE SIDE EFFECTS AND WRONGFUL DEATHS

    FRESENIUS LAWSUITS MOUNT AFTER INCORRECT DIALYSIS DRUG DOSING RESULTS IN ADVERSE SIDE EFFECTS AND WRONGFUL DEATHS
    Dosing errors in dialysis treatments using the products Granuflo and Naturalyte have resulted in wrongful deaths, negative impacts for thousands of patients nationwide, and finally a recall of the products. Lawsuits against Fresenius Medical…
  • Nov 10

    JURY AWARDS FAMILY OF SECURITY GUARD KILLED ON SET OF NCIS $10.5M

    JURY AWARDS FAMILY OF SECURITY GUARD KILLED ON SET OF NCIS $10.5M
    A fifty-two-year-old security guard, Julio Vilamariona, was killed by a CBS van that was transporting passengers on the CBS studios lot. Vilamariona had emigrated from San Salvador, El Salvador, for better opportunities for himself and his…
Rank this Week: 1170

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers pharmaceutical, medical device and medical malpractice litigation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area
    There have been three serious fires in the Chicago area in as many days, causing heavy damage, displacing families, and injuring several victims. Fire injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins would like to take this opportunity to outline some…
  • Nov 13

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled
    Several brands of baby wipes made by Nutek Disposables are being recalled due to bacterial infections. The recalled brands include: Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and…
  • Nov 7

    Stryker Agrees to $1 Billion Settlement With Hip Patient

    Stryker Agrees to $1 Billion Settlement With Hip Patient
    In an effort to avoid thousands of trials over its defective hip implants, Stryker recently agreed to pay at least $1.43 billion to patients implanted with the metal-on-metal devices. This agreement was the result of an unusual "bellwether…
Rank this Week: 1462

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: 1465

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: 1413

The Airbag Blog

The Airbag Blog

Focuses on airbag defects, recalls, litigation and technology. By Taras Rudnitzsky.

http://www.theairbagblog.com
  • May 19

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie
    A recent report on NBC News highlights differences in airbags and other important safety features in cars sold in other countries.  The reports specifically discussed the cars currently being sold in Brazil, and their (lack of) certain…
  • May 19

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie
    A recent report on NBC News highlights differences in airbags and other important safety features in cars sold in other countries.  The reports specifically discussed the cars currently being sold in Brazil, and their (lack of) certain…
  • May 16

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect
    Honda is recalling 561,422 model year 2001-2003 Honda Civic, model year 2002-2003 Honda CR-V, and model year 2002 Honda Odyssey vehicles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal…
Rank this Week: 1271

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: 1199

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/
  • Nov 21

    People and Their Pets: A Look at the Furry Dodd

    People and Their Pets: A Look at the Furry Dodd
    Maybe you have a pet or are considering getting a pet. Perhaps you prefer a dog, cat, fish, hamster or have some other preference. Whatever your choice may be, it is believed that pets can provide therapeutic and health benefits...
  • Nov 20

    Three Ways Democrats Lost West Virginia (and Three Ways to Find it Again)

    Three Ways Democrats Lost West Virginia (and Three Ways to Find it Again)
    Two weeks ago, for the first time in nearly a century, the people of West Virginia elected Republican majorities to both chambers of the legislature. While Republicans expected gains in the off-year election, the results exceeded their…
  • Nov 19

    The Myth of Litigation-Driven "Defensive Medicine"

    The Myth of Litigation-Driven "Defensive Medicine"
    Following a wave of recent political efforts undertaken by insurance companies and healthcare providers, numerous states enacted harsh limitations on a victim's ability to seek compensation in the event that they were harmed by the…
Rank this Week: 1601

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/
  • Oct 30

    Thomas M. Power Files Complaint in O’Hare Bus Crash

    Thomas M. Power Files Complaint in O’Hare Bus Crash
    Thomas M. Power, a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, filed a Complaint in the Chicago O’Hare bus crash that occurred on August 29, 2014.  The crash occurred when an airport transportation shuttle bus drove straight into a…
  • Oct 20

    Power Rogers & Smith Retained in Chicago-bound Megabus Crash on I-65

    Power Rogers & Smith Retained in Chicago-bound Megabus Crash on I-65
    Partner Larry Rogers, Jr. has been retained to represent injured passengers on the Megabus crash which occurred on October 14, 2014. Multiple people were injured when a Chicago-bound Megabus overturned on northbound I-65 near Indianapolis.…
  • Oct 16

    Devon Bruce Settles Medical Malpractice Case for $7 Million

    Devon Bruce Settles Medical Malpractice Case for $7 Million
    Last month, Devon C. Bruce, a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, settled a medical malpractice case in Winnebago County, Illinois on behalf of a brain-damaged infant. The minor Plaintiff was born at 25.5 weeks at Rockford Memorial…
Rank this Week: 2224

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

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

    Delaware Supreme Court Tosses $2.8 Million Verdict in Galliher Asbestos Trial

    Delaware Supreme Court Tosses $2.8 Million Verdict in Galliher Asbestos Trial
    William Larson Overview: In an opinion written by Justice Henry DuPont Ridgely, a unanimous panel of the Delaware Supreme Court recently threw out a $2.8 million verdict in the case of Michael Galliher v. R.T. Vanderbilt.  Defense…
  • Aug 29

    Significant Asbestos “Take-Home Exposure” Opinion

    Significant Asbestos “Take-Home Exposure” Opinion
    Amaryah K. Bocchino -Persuasive precedent likely as PA judge holds employer/premises owner does not owe duty to warn  On August 28, 2014, the Honorable Judge Eduardo C. Robreno, in the Multi-District Litigation for asbestos in the…
  • Aug 18

    What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet;

    What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet;
    Jonathan F. TabaskyPlaintiffs, when faced with a legal bar to traditional negligence claims, frequently try to cloak them in new theories of liability. This tactic is reminiscent of dialogue in William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and…
Rank this Week: 2241

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Injured in Cold Storage

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

    Fear of Being Fired

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

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store
    In a sad reminder that the economy is still struggling and that online retailers are stiff competition, Radio Shack announced this week that it will be closing nearly 20% of its locations across the U.S. — as many as 1,100 stores. An…
Rank this Week: 1538

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: 2253

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: 1980

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/
  • Nov 21

    Change to Come for Generic Drug Law

    Change to Come for Generic Drug Law
    Today, eight in ten prescriptions are for generic drugs rather than brand names. Just thirty years ago, that number was three in ten. Generic drugs have been the topic of much debate lately, as courts and agencies throughout the country try…
  • Oct 20

    Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Begins Today

    Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Begins Today
    A plaintiff diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking the drug Actos will have his chance in court beginning today, Monday October 20th. This will be the first Actos trial in West Virginia over allegations that the diabetes drug causes…
  • Oct 1

    Asthma Drug Xolair Causing Heart, Brain Problem

    Asthma Drug Xolair Causing Heart, Brain Problem
    The FDA recently issued a warning on the popular asthma drug Xolair (omalizumab) after numerous studies found safety problems with the drug. After reviewing these studies, the FDA released an alert on the increased risk of heart and brain…
Rank this Week: 4415

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
  • Nov 21

    CPSC Chair Interview With ABC New

    CPSC Chair Interview With ABC New
    PHOTO (ABC News): CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye speaks with ABC News. Chairman Elliot Kaye will discuss consumer product safety issues on ABC World News Tonight with David Muir and 20/20. The interview will air tonight. According to ABC News, the…
  • Nov 20

    Burden Reduction May Get a Push from Senator Thune

    Burden Reduction May Get a Push from Senator Thune
    The push for reducing the burden of third-party testing on consumer product sellers may get a boost as Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) is expected to rise to Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Wikimedia…
  • Nov 20

    Zen Magnets Prepares for Trial, Makes Case on YouTube

    Zen Magnets Prepares for Trial, Makes Case on YouTube
    Zen Magnets, which continues to fight an administrative action initiated by the CPSC to force the company to recall its products, released a YouTube video earlier this week making its case directly to the public. The company remains the…
Rank this Week: 3478

AdvoKAYte

AdvoKAYte

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

http://www.advokayte.com/
  • Nov 18

    Tide Laundry Pods Pose Deadly Threat to Young Children

    Tide Laundry Pods Pose Deadly Threat to Young Children
    As a mother of two boys, I was shocked to read in the recent news of children who were ingesting Tide laundry pods and losing their lives. When a mother in Florida last year checked in on her baby, she discovered that her 7-month-old had…
  • Nov 10

    How to Avoid Unsafe Toys and Child Injuries this Holiday Season

    How to Avoid Unsafe Toys and Child Injuries this Holiday Season
    Along with my role as a personal injury attorney, I am also a mother of two active boys, a consumer watchdog and your health and safety AdvoKayte. I feel it is my role to alert you, the consumer, to any potential harm that might possibly come…
  • Nov 3

    Texas Most Dangerous State for Construction Worker

    Texas Most Dangerous State for Construction Worker
    Texas construction worker injuries and deaths occur more in Texas than in any other state. In addition, many of these workers are unfairly hired as independent contractors who receive no medical insurance or workman’s compensation. This…
Rank this Week: 2957

Cutter Law Blog

Cutter Law Blog

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

http://www.cutterlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3164

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/
  • Nov 17

    Georgia Hospital Required To Pay $8.4 Million to Family of Boy Born with Cerebral Palsy

    Georgia Hospital Required To Pay $8.4 Million to Family of Boy Born with Cerebral Palsy
    Earlier this month in a Georgia court, a northeastern Georgia hospital was ordered to pay the family of a young boy born with cerebral palsy approximately $8.4 million for its negligence. According to a brief report by one local Georgia…
  • Nov 10

    Middle-School Student Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident

    Middle-School Student Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident
    Earlier this week in Georgia, a 14-year-old middle-school girl was killed after she fell off her bike and was then hit by a passing car. According to a report by one local news source, the girl was riding her bike eastbound on Plainville Road…
  • Nov 3

    Gregg Allman Dropped from Georgia Train Accident Lawsuit

    Gregg Allman Dropped from Georgia Train Accident Lawsuit
    Earlier this year in February, a woman was killed on a movie set when she was struck by a train while filming a movie. According to a report by Reuters, the camera-woman was directed to set up on the railroad tracks by the film executives.…
Rank this Week: 2526

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/
  • Nov 13

    Do It Yourself Divorce Part Two

    Do It Yourself Divorce Part Two
    Do It Yourself Uncontested Divorce in Alabama Part Two The Divorce Documents:  Clauses and Language The first document that is filed in any divorce case, whether contested or uncontested, is the Complaint.  In the Complaint, you…
  • Nov 5

    DoItYourselfDivorcePart1

    DoItYourselfDivorcePart1
    Do It Yourself Uncontested Divorce in Alabama Part One This is a series of blogs on what to look out for when you purchase uncontested divorce documents online from a national document preparation company and to generally describe the divorce…
  • Oct 13

    MeetingoftheCreditorsQuestion

    MeetingoftheCreditorsQuestion
    Potential Meeting of the Creditor Questions When you file a bankruptcy, whether Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, you will have to go to something called a Meeting of the Creditors.  At this hearing, the Trustee in your case will ask you a few…
Rank this Week: 2836

Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

Law Offices of Steven W. Hansen

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

http://www.swhlaw.com/
  • Nov 11

    High profile helmet case against Citi bike

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

    Legal analysis: Confusion over electric bike regulation

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

    Legal Analysis: Trademark issues proliferate in the Internet age

    Legal Analysis: Trademark issues proliferate in the Internet age
    Published in Bicycle Retailer and Industry News December 17, 2013Reprinted with permission by Steven W. HansenThere has been quite a bit of ink used recently discussing trademarks and their enforcement and the folks at BRAIN wanted me to…
Rank this Week: 4008

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/
  • Nov 10

    The U.S. Loses Its COOL. Again.

    The U.S. Loses Its COOL. Again.
    As you have probably read, the United States lost another round in its fight with Canada and Mexico in front of the World Trade Organization (“WTO”) over country of origin labeling (“COOL”) rules relating to beef and…
  • Oct 1

    This Email Isn’t Worth the Paper It Isn’t Written On

    This Email Isn’t Worth the Paper It Isn’t Written On
    You know the old expression, variously attributed to Samuel Goldwyn and others, “ a verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.”  In fact, of course, unless the statute of frauds applies, an oral…
  • Sep 15

    Food Liability Law Blog Launches New Responsive Design and Enhanced Reader Feature

    Food Liability Law Blog Launches New Responsive Design and Enhanced Reader Feature
    Dear Food Liability Law blog readers. Originally conceived by our former colleague Ken Odza – now food safety counsel at Kellogg’s -  and Rick Goldfarb, Food Liability Law blog has been bringing you news on major food…
Rank this Week: 4854

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
Rank this Week: 2500

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/
  • Nov 4

    Pearson Bitman LLP Named as one of America’s Best Law Firms for 2015 by U.S. New

    Pearson Bitman LLP Named as one of America’s Best Law Firms for 2015 by U.S. New
      U.S. News – Best Lawyers® releases 2015 “Best Law Firms” list WASHINGTON  November 3, 2014 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the fifth consecutive year, announce the 2015 “Best…
  • Nov 4

    Ronnie Bitman Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 for 2014

    Ronnie Bitman Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 for 2014
    Ronnie Bitman We’re proud to announce Pearson Bitman LLP partner, Ronnie Bitman was recently selected by the Orlando Business Journal as a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree! The annual awards honor Central Florida’s top up-and-comers and…
  • Oct 6

    Some Transvaginal Mesh Claims are Reaching Settlement

    Some Transvaginal Mesh Claims are Reaching Settlement
    Pearson Bitman’s attorneys and staff are helping women nationwide who are suffering the debilitating effects of defects with transvaginal mesh products.  While the legal battle and the personal pain and suffering have taken their…
Rank this Week: 2497