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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 1

    Firm Sponsors Local Baseball Team

    Firm Sponsors Local Baseball Team
    Fears | Nachawati is a proud sponsor of Cedar Ridge Baseball! We wish them the best of luck with the remainder of their season. We're always happy to help and support the community!
  • Feb 25

    Mobile Home, Car Accident, Death

    Mobile Home, Car Accident, Death
     BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS – Deborah Sue Jackson and her son, Blake Anthony Jackson, were killed when their vehicle struck a mobile home being transported by a truck. Two other children, Deborah’s 13 year old son and 6 year old…
  • Feb 24

    Wrongful Death, Nanny, Baby

    Wrongful Death, Nanny, Baby
    On January 14, 2013, Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy was babysitting a 1 year old girl, Rehma Sabir, she had watched for six months in Cambridge, a suburb of Boston. Something occurred and the baby suffered a catastrophic brain swelling…
Rank this Week: 88

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/
  • Apr 29

    Preemption: Oregon Has Not Gone Banana

    Preemption: Oregon Has Not Gone Banana
    Can you get sued over a picture of a banana?  It seems the answer might depend on where you live and probably not in Oregon.  That is one takeaway from a good preemption case that came out of the District of Oregon last week, Henry…
  • Apr 28

    Complete PMA Preemption Win in Texa

    Complete PMA Preemption Win in Texa
                We talk a lot about PMA preemption on this blog.  And why shouldn’t we.  It’s probably been the most consistent source of defense wins in the last five…
  • Apr 27

    C.D. Cal. Dismisses Infusion Pump Complaint

    C.D. Cal. Dismisses Infusion Pump Complaint
    The plaintiff in Frere v. Medtronic, Inc., 2016 WL 1533524 (C.D. Cal. April 6, 2014), was an 80 year-old woman who had an infusion pump implanted to treat her chronic low-back pain.  According to the plaintiff, the device never delivered…
Rank this Week: 148

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/
  • Apr 29

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Only one more week until Captain America: Civil War is released in theatres. We’re excited, as we are sure you are, as well. In fact, we are still recovering from the depressing onslaught of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, so a…
  • Apr 27

    Abnormal Use At The South Carolina Bar Employment & Labor Law Midyear Meeting

    Abnormal Use At The South Carolina Bar Employment & Labor Law Midyear Meeting
    If you’re in Columbia, South Carolina on May 13, 2016, you can see our editor, Jim Dedman, present to the South Carolina Bar Employment & Labor Law Midyear Meeting. He will be speaking on “Blogging for Lawyers and Related…
  • Apr 26

    Snapchat Sued Over Distracted Driving Accident

    Snapchat Sued Over Distracted Driving Accident
    According to a report from GeekWire, social media giant Snapchat has been sued in Georgia for allegedly causing a motor vehicle accident in which the at-fault motorist was distracted while using the application. Before we dive into…
Rank this Week: 227

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/
  • Mar 30

    National Institute

    National Institute
    According to the accredited agency transparency international ranks Venezuela as one of the most corrupt countries in the world, surpassing the occurred far in the democratic era. The sustainable human development (DHS), according to the…
  • Mar 27

    Edmund Husserl

    Edmund Husserl
    Sometimes the research is carried out one class of people or groups. Appearance History everyday life as an independent branch of study of the past - one of the components of "historical and anthropological turn" that began in the humanities…
  • Mar 11

    Internet Security

    Internet Security
    For example people doing activities that you wish to do, like going to the gymnasium, speaking in public, to leave with a person of opposite sex. She takes the photos from the people who are with happy face, safe people, she is passing that…
Rank this Week: 268

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Apr 28

    Filing Notice of Claim Triggers Waiver Provision

    Filing Notice of Claim Triggers Waiver Provision
    The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled that giving the State formal notice of a medical negligence (now “health care liability”) claim against an employee waives the right, if any,  to assert that claim against that…
  • Apr 24

    Public Duty Doctrine Gives Immunity to City When Suspect Stole Police Car

    Public Duty Doctrine Gives Immunity to City When Suspect Stole Police Car
    In Holt v. City of Fayetteville, No. M2014-02573-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Mar. 15, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of plaintiffs’ claims due to the city’s immunity under the public duty doctrine, a key limitation…
  • Apr 21

    Tennessee Savings Statute Fails to Preserve Claims Not Asserted in Original Filing

    Tennessee Savings Statute Fails to Preserve Claims Not Asserted in Original Filing
    In State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co. v. Blondin, No. M2014-01756-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Mar. 14, 2016), the central issue was whether plaintiff had asserted its claim for personal injury damages in a timely fashion. State Farm was…
Rank this Week: 350

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

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

    Blue Bell Lawsuit for Listeriosis Infection Filed by Law Firm

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

    Can I Sue a Winery for Salmonella in Food?

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

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

    Texas Hospital Listeria Cases Linked to Outbreak Involving Blue Bell Ice Cream
    Blue Bell Ice Cream's third recall for Listeria monocytogenes has come amid news from the federal government that a second cluster of listeriosis has been discovered in Texas and linked to the ice cream maker. First it was five hospital…
Rank this Week: 352

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 373

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: 421

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/
  • Mar 26

    Emotional Driving Increases Accident Risk

    Emotional Driving Increases Accident Risk
    Almost all motorists recognize the dangers associated with driving while distracted or drunk, but did you know that driving while emotionally distressed also significantly increases your risk of being in a motor vehicle collision?  New…
  • Mar 24

    Evidence to Gather in a Nursing Home Abuse Claim

    Evidence to Gather in a Nursing Home Abuse Claim
    When a loved one has suffered abuse or neglect in a nursing home, you must step in and ensure that he or she is protected. It is also important to begin the process of filing a claim to recover compensation for the damages that your loved one…
  • Mar 2

    Accidents Caused By Defective Seatbelt

    Accidents Caused By Defective Seatbelt
    Seatbelts are arguably the single most important automobile safety invention in history. However, when seatbelts are defective, there is a serious risk of injury to car occupants. Seatbelt use across the United States is at close to all-time…
Rank this Week: 601

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/
  • Apr 22

    Celebrating Earth Day

    Celebrating Earth Day
    This Earth Day, our toxic substance attorneys want to highlight the importance of environmental contamination law. Whether we realize it or not, we encounter chemicals and naturally occurring toxins every single day. Chemicals There are…
  • Apr 11

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
  • Mar 8

    Essure Kept on Market Despite Lawsuits, Deaths, and Injurie

    Essure Kept on Market Despite Lawsuits, Deaths, and Injurie
    The FDA recently recommended a black box warning for the contraceptive Essure, calling attention to the potential for life-threatening and permanent health problems. The agency also ordered Bayer, Essure’s manufacturer, to conduct…
Rank this Week: 735

News Blog

News Blog

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

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

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

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

    FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate

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

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected three attempts by Johnson & Johnson to expand […] The post Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 664

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Apr 29

    Only Disaster Prevented Further Disasters as Trucking Industry Cheated System

    Only Disaster Prevented Further Disasters as Trucking Industry Cheated System
    The industry convinced Sen. Collins to add a provision that barred the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) from spending a cent to enforce its new safe rule to the $54B transportation bill in June 2014. The provision also…
  • Apr 29

    Concerned Judge Serves Time with Veteran He Ordered to Jail

    Concerned Judge Serves Time with Veteran He Ordered to Jail
    Concerned judge serves time with veteran he ordered to jail. When a North Carolina judge became worried about how the time alone would affect the defendant’s post-traumatic stress disorder, he decided to serve the time with him. Judge…
  • Apr 29

    Former FDA Chief Suppressed Danger of ‘Deadly’ Drug, Suit Allege

    Former FDA Chief Suppressed Danger of ‘Deadly’ Drug, Suit Allege
    Former FDA chief suppressed danger of ‘deadly’ drug, suit alleges. A federal racketeering lawsuit claims that former FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, her hedge fund executive husband, and Fortune 500 giant Johnson &…
Rank this Week: 1171

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/
  • Apr 29

    Xarelto Approved for Extended Patent Protection

    Xarelto Approved for Extended Patent Protection
    More than 4,500 plaintiffs have filed lawsuits against Xarelto’s manufacturer over the drug’s side effects, including uncontrollable bleeding and death. Despite these mounting lawsuits, U.S. officials just approved the drug for…
  • Apr 6

    Women Bring Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Claims to Court

    Women Bring Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Claims to Court
    Taxotere, a popular chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, is causing permanent hair loss in thousands of women. As a wave of litigation hits the drug’s manufacturer, our team of Taxotere lawyers details how this drug evaded FDA and…
  • Mar 7

    Xarelto Researchers Deceive Top Medical Journal

    Xarelto Researchers Deceive Top Medical Journal
    Our Xarelto lawyers know all too well that Big Pharma hides important data from the public to protect their most profitable drugs. There are thousands of death and injury claims against Xarelto  federal court, where a legal briefing was…
Rank this Week: 1204

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: 1196

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Lawsuits Involving Fluoroquinolones Piling Up Against Manufacturer

    Lawsuits Involving Fluoroquinolones Piling Up Against Manufacturer
    Serious Side Effects Associated with Popular Antibiotic Google “fluoroquinolones,” and page after page of search results come up about the dangers, risks and side effects of the antibiotic. Articles appear citing arrhythmia, nerve…
  • Apr 20

    AFFs, BPs, ONJ: Understanding Alphabet Soup of Osteoporosis Treatment

    AFFs, BPs, ONJ: Understanding Alphabet Soup of Osteoporosis Treatment
    The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research recently reassessed the efficacy of bisphosphonate, long hailed as a wonder drug for patients with osteoporosis, and its risk factors. Through the course of two clinical trials by the…
  • Apr 18

    Big Pharma Should Take Reporting Adverse Events to FDA More Seriously

    Big Pharma Should Take Reporting Adverse Events to FDA More Seriously
      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s requirement that pharmaceutical companies report dangerous side effects cause by medicines they manufacture is being flouted by a few bad actors. Such violations of the federal law are…
Rank this Week: 1143

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • Apr 20

    How New York’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Changes Can Affect Injured Patient

    How New York’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Changes Can Affect Injured Patient
    Our team of medical malpractice lawyers represent injured clients in New York, where the malpractice insurance market is undergoing significant change. Although this may not be on the public’s radar, it could leave injured patients…
  • Mar 10

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami
    An emergency restriction has been placed on a Miami plastic surgeon who promised his clients flat stomachs and curvaceous backsides. Dr. “Osak” Omulepu has botched several procedures, sending at least four patients to the…
  • Feb 22

    Malpractice Claims against Nurse

    Malpractice Claims against Nurse
    For many years now, nurse practitioners have been fighting to change laws so they can run practices and write prescriptions without assistance from doctors. Currently, 21 states allow nurses full prescribing privileges. As…
Rank this Week: 1197

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.drugrecalllawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 6

    Warming Blanket Lawsuit Case Value

    Warming Blanket Lawsuit Case Value
    A New York couple claims that a surgical warming blanket used after the husband’s hip replacement operation caused severe infections, resulting in four additional surgeries. Peter Ciappa and his wife, Tanya, filed a lawsuit in New York…
  • Sep 2

    Potential Invokana Class Action Settlement

    Potential Invokana Class Action Settlement
    The FDA has recently expressed concern about a certain group of medications called SGLT2 Inhibitors. This category of drugs includes popular prescription medications such as Invokana and Farxiga. Although these drugs have been, by all…
  • Sep 2

    Potential Invokana Class Action Settlement

    Potential Invokana Class Action Settlement
    The FDA has recently expressed concern about a certain group of medications called SGLT2 Inhibitors. This category of drugs includes popular prescription medications such as Invokana and Farxiga. Although these drugs have been, by all…
Rank this Week: 960

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/
  • Nov 23

    Worst Days for Driving Are Straight Ahead

    Worst Days for Driving Are Straight Ahead
    The holidays are right around the corner. While that brings good times with family and holiday cheer, it also brings some of the most dangerous driving days of the year. Remember to take extra care when you are driving on these days.
  • Nov 17

    Winter Weather Driving Safety

    Winter Weather Driving Safety
    It is time for winter weather driving again in Denver. Those slushy, snow-packed roads make getting to and from work and school more hazardous than normal. Be prepared this winter and have a safer cold weather driving season.
  • Oct 29

    Halloween Safety Tips for Your Trick-or-Treater

    Halloween Safety Tips for Your Trick-or-Treater
    Halloween is fast approaching. Time for all the little ghouls and super heroes and princesses to take to the streets. As you get ready to take your little ones out for this annual candy-achieving adventure, keep these safety tips in mind to…
Rank this Week: 1177

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Apple Juice Contaminated With E. coli Bacteria

    Apple Juice Contaminated With E. coli Bacteria
    Apple Juice from High Hill Ranch in Apple Hill, Camino, California has tested positive for E. coli bacteria, The Daily Meal reports. According to health department officials, one person was hospitalized after drinking the tainted apple juice,…
  • Oct 25

    Whole Foods Recalls Cheese Contaminated With Listeria

    Whole Foods Recalls Cheese Contaminated With Listeria
    Whole Foods Market is recalling cheese nationwide after concerns over food poisoning. According to a Tech Times report, the cheese was found to contain listeria bacteria during routine sampling conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug…
  • Oct 18

    Bicycles Recalled For Potential Crash Risk

    Bicycles Recalled For Potential Crash Risk
    A potential crash hazard has prompted a safety recall of more than 1.5 million bicycles with front disc brakes and quick release levers. According to an NBC news report, the recall involves 13 manufacturers and distributors and covers more…
Rank this Week: 1119

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/
  • Apr 25

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day
    Last Friday marked Earth Day, an annual celebration of environmentalism.  The headline event of Earth Day 2016 was having 175 countries sign the Paris Agreement, which represents a global commitment to reducing greenhouse gas…
  • Apr 20

    Statute of Limitations — Protected Information in Florida Medical Malpractice

    Statute of Limitations — Protected Information in Florida Medical Malpractice
    Recently, the Second District Court of Appeals decided the case of Gina Marie Bove, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Anthony Bove, deceased v Naples HMA, LLC d/b/a Physicians Regional Medical Center-Pine Ridge; William Akin, MD;…
  • Apr 19

    Time Limitations on Lawsuits — The clock is ticking…

    Time Limitations on Lawsuits — The clock is ticking…
    Did you know that if you have been hurt or injured due to negligence or a defective product, there is a limited time within which you may bring your claim? All states, including the State of Florida, have rules called statutes of limitations…
Rank this Week: 1370

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    Malfunctioning Device May Be to Blame for Xarelto Injuries and Death

    Malfunctioning Device May Be to Blame for Xarelto Injuries and Death
    Xarelto, a blood thinner linked to irreversible hemorrhaging and other serious medical problems, is now under investigation for problems that may have occurred during the FDA’s initial testing of the drug. The FDA is investigating…
  • Mar 24

    Invokana Drug Lawsuit Update

    Invokana Drug Lawsuit Update
    At Altman & Altman, LLP we’ve previously reported on the link between diabetes drug Invokana and a dangerous medical condition called ketoacidosis. However, the lawsuits against the drug’s manufacturer, Janssen Pharmaceuticals…
  • Feb 11

    Xarelto Lawsuits – Excessive Bleeding – Claim Update

    Xarelto Lawsuits – Excessive Bleeding – Claim Update
    Up until recently, people at risk of stroke and blood clotting only had one highly-effective treatment option, warfarin. This decades-old anticoagulant (blood thinner), also known by its brand name Coumadin, has been used by millions of…
Rank this Week: 1916

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/
  • Mar 9

    GMOs: To Label or Not to Label? That is the Question

    GMOs: To Label or Not to Label? That is the Question
    As the days grow longer and the snow starts to melt, so, too, does the debate on genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling begin to heat up. This is because Vermont’s Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Act—which requires that…
  • Apr 24

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination
    Indulge me for just a moment in an exercise in whimsy. Except as will be expressly described below, any resemblance to real persons or substances, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Imagine if you will that in the processing of a…
  • Apr 10

    Is Paleo the New Black?

    Is Paleo the New Black?
    An article by two lawyers at Reed Smith, Drew Amoroso and David S. Reidy, entitled “Is ‘Paleo’ The Next Battleground In Food Litigation?”, reminded me of this prior article, the one I wanted to call “Don’t…
Rank this Week: 1564

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Covers asbestos and mesothelioma. By Asbestos Legal Center.

http://www.mesothelioma-lawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1878

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 1

    This Is Why Your Texas Premises Liability Case Is Worthle

    This Is Why Your Texas Premises Liability Case Is Worthle
    One of our favorite topics is hindsight bias. It’s the human tendency to believe that a particular outcome was foreseeable (or even inevitable) – but only when the game is already over and…
  • Nov 17

    What Is “Natural”? The FDA Thinks It Might Know.

    What Is “Natural”? The FDA Thinks It Might Know.
    By claiming on the label that their product is “natural”, manufacturers have helped themselves to 40 billion of consumer dollars each year, this claim being second most lucrative only to labeling products based on their fat…
  • Nov 9

    Robreno Tries to Tackle Sorites Paradox; Ford Fumbles Risk Factor

    Robreno Tries to Tackle Sorites Paradox; Ford Fumbles Risk Factor
    Judge Robreno has done a heroic job of resolving the “elephantine mass” of asbestos litigation stuck in the federal system (MDL 875) but his attempt to resolve an ancient Greek paradox came up short.…
Rank this Week: 1871

Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

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

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

    Supreme Court Rules on Effect of Offers to Named Class Plaintiff

    Supreme Court Rules on Effect of Offers to Named Class Plaintiff
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision earlier this week in a case raising the issue whether a defendant can cut off a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action by making an offer of full relief to individual named plaintiffs.…
  • Jan 16

    Cert Granted in Interesting Class Action Appeal

    Cert Granted in Interesting Class Action Appeal
    The Supreme Court has granted cert in an important case raising the issue whether a federal court of appeals has jurisdiction under both Article III and 28 U. S. C. §1291 to review an order denying class certification after the named…
  • Jan 5

    American Tort Reform Foundation Releases Judicial Hellhole List

    American Tort Reform Foundation Releases Judicial Hellhole List
     The American Tort Reform Foundation recently published its report identifying the top "judicial Hellholes" for 2015-16. The top (or bottom?)  jurisdictions are California, NY (asbestos), Florida, Missouri, Madison County, Ill.,…
Rank this Week: 1525

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/
Rank this Week: 1236

Cutter Law Blog

Cutter Law Blog

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

http://www.cutterlaw.com/blog
  • Nov 3

    Arbitration Clauses: Depriving Consumers of Legal Recourse

    Arbitration Clauses: Depriving Consumers of Legal Recourse
    Recently, The New York Times published an article about arbitration clauses and the impact they’ve had on the justice system. Arbitration clauses have effectively blocked many consumers from seeking a legal recourse. Below,…
  • Jul 16

    Attorney Brooks Cutter Named a Northern California Super Lawyer for Eleventh Consecutive Year

    Attorney Brooks Cutter Named a Northern California Super Lawyer for Eleventh Consecutive Year
    Sacramento trial attorney and founder of Cutter Law P.C. recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer for his eleventh consecutive year. July 16, 2015 – (Sacramento, CA) – C. Brooks Cutter, founder of Cutter Law P.C., has been…
  • Jul 13

    Father on Bike Fatally Struck; 8-year-old Son Clinging to Life

    Father on Bike Fatally Struck; 8-year-old Son Clinging to Life
    On Sunday, 33-year-old Mustafa Rafi was killed and his 8-year-old son suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a distracted driver while bike riding to a nearby store. Mustafa, along with his wife and four kids, arrived in…
Rank this Week: 1600

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 26

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Sent to MDL

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Sent to MDL
    Lawsuits from victims of faulty Bard IVC filters have been centralized in a newly formed multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Arizona. This will allow recipients of the Bard IVC to join together in a common lawsuit that will challenge the…
  • Aug 4

    Advil and Aleve Cardiac Risk

    Advil and Aleve Cardiac Risk
    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened its warning about the risk of heart attack and strokes caused by both prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drugs. The drugs at the heart of the FDA’s…
  • Jun 15

    Stanford Study Finds Link between PPIs and Heart Attack

    Stanford Study Finds Link between PPIs and Heart Attack
    Medical researchers at Stanford University have found evidence that common heartburn medications used by millions of Americans are associated with increased risk of heart attack. The drugs are known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and…
Rank this Week: 1579

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/
  • Aug 5

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption
    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemptions On June 11, 2015 the State of Alabama increased their bankruptcy exemptions for the first time since 1982. When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is filed, it is possible that your property could be liquidated and the…
  • Jul 12

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent
    Obergefell v. Hodges Decision On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued their decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court decided that the right to marry is a fundamental right that is…
  • Mar 29

    Answer in Divorce

    Answer in Divorce
    What is the Answer in a Divorce? A divorce is a civil lawsuit filed by one spouse against the other, with the filing spouse requesting certain things from the court. The spouse that files the divorce is called the Plaintiff, and they initiate…
Rank this Week: 1280

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…
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Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

http://www.chaliklaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

    Jury decides in favor of Florida community center in slip and fall case

    Jury decides in favor of Florida community center in slip and fall case
    A community center was cleared from liability in February for a slip and fall lawsuit filed by a Florida woman. She was seeking damages of $850,000. Mildred Golbois sued the Jewish Community Centers of South Broward Inc. (JCC) after an…
  • Apr 29

    Why hoverboards are sending people to the hospital

    Why hoverboards are sending people to the hospital
    Hoverboards have become increasingly popular, but many people are unaware of how dangerous the self-balancing scooters can be. Florida hospitals have seen a spike in the number of adults and children in emergency rooms due to hoverboard…
  • Apr 25

    How fetal macrosomia is linked to birth injurie

    How fetal macrosomia is linked to birth injurie
    Doctors are responsible for carefully monitoring both the mother and baby to ensure the pregnancy is progressing normally. One possible complication that can arise is fetal macrosomia. The condition refers to a baby being larger than average…
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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/
  • Apr 29

    Researchers: Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer

    Researchers: Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer
    Actos is a medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes by keeping their blood glucose levels down. The medication is a member of a class of drugs, but only Actos seems to be linked to an increased risk for developing bladder…
  • Apr 27

    A Look at Total Knee Replacement Option

    A Look at Total Knee Replacement Option
    There is no question that more people are getting total knee replacements than ever before.  However, unlike with an organ transplant, when a patient undergoes the procedure, they are not getting a joint from a donor, but rather having…
  • Apr 23

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Old Spice Makers for Serious Rash

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Old Spice Makers for Serious Rash
    There are many different brands of deodorant on the market, and some work better for some people than others.  Most have tried a product that caused a little bit of irritation or a minor rash at some point in their lives, but it is…
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Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Cannabis Products Raise Health and Safety Concerns for Consumer

    Cannabis Products Raise Health and Safety Concerns for Consumer
    Cannabis is still a controversial topic in the United States. Although some states have deregulated marijuana and even allowed for recreational use, others have maintained criminal liability and punishments for the possession and distribution…
  • Apr 27

    Prilosec and Nexium Associated with Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

    Prilosec and Nexium Associated with Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease
    Pharmaceutical companies have made some incredible breakthroughs when it comes to developing drugs that can help people cope with a variety of conditions. In some cases, these drugs can provide a life-changing solution for people who suffer…
  • Apr 27

    Prilosec and Nexium Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Attack

    Prilosec and Nexium Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Attack
    Pharmaceutical companies have made some incredible breakthroughs when it comes to developing drugs that can help people cope with a variety of conditions. In some cases, these drugs can provide a life-changing solution for people who suffer…
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Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
  • Apr 22

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash is not an actual diagnosis but, instead, is a term that describes a variety of injuries to the neck and upper-shoulder area. These injuries typically involve the soft tissues, including tendons and ligaments. Whiplash is typically…
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Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling
    The Supreme Court of Florida has issued its decision in a case (Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company) that will make a huge impact on the rights of injured workers in this State. Specifically with regard to the workers compensation…
  • 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…
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North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Clay Hodges of Harris Sarratt & Hodges, LLP.

http://www.northcarolinaproductliabilitylawyer.com/
  • Apr 27

    Your Product Liability Case and the (Dreaded) Statute of Limitation

    Your Product Liability Case and the (Dreaded) Statute of Limitation
    The statute of limitations can be the strongest defense a product manufacturer will bring to defend itself and avoid paying money in a product liability lawsuit. It can be deadly to your medical device or drug case. The problem is,…
  • Apr 19

    $8.9 Million Stripped by Judge From Plaintiff in Wright Conserve Hip Case

    $8.9 Million Stripped by Judge From Plaintiff in Wright Conserve Hip Case
    A lawsuit can be a minefield. For one, it can go on for years. And in that time opposing counsel can (and will) challenge a person’s lawsuit in large and small ways. By large I mean bringing “dispositive motions,” which are…
  • Apr 14

    IVC Filter Injuries and Lawsuits: C.R. Bard’s “Recovery” and “G2” Filter

    IVC Filter Injuries and Lawsuits: C.R. Bard’s “Recovery” and “G2” Filter
    In this post we look at the history of C.R. Bard’s problematic IVC filters, which sadly have caused many injuries and several deaths. In May 2015 a multidistrict litigation site (MDL) was selected for claims across the country arising…
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Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
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New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://blog.caesarnapoli.com/
  • Apr 26

    Hospice CEO Ordered Patient Executions by Text

    Hospice CEO Ordered Patient Executions by Text
    “If this f— would just die…” Those are not the words you’d expect to hear coming out of the mouth of a hospice CEO responsible for the care of hundreds of sick and elderly patients. According to an FBI warrant…
  • Apr 20

    Lead Contamination in NY Schools; How Many Years Did It Go Unnoticed?

    Lead Contamination in NY Schools; How Many Years Did It Go Unnoticed?
    Over 80 New York drinking water systems contain lead levels over the federal action limit, say Environmental Protection Agency records. The largest of these systems, located in Tarrytown, NY, supplies water to over 11,000 people. 16 of the…
  • Apr 5

    The New York Law That Protects Rapist

    The New York Law That Protects Rapist
    “I’m not here looking for a quick buck,” says 39-year-old Michael DeSantis, who as a child was raped by many of the priests in his Colonie, NY parish. “I don’t want your dirty money. All I’m asking for is a…
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Tennessee Injury Law Center

Tennessee Injury Law Center

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

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawcenter.com/
  • Apr 25

    A Driving Safety Tip You May Not Know

    A Driving Safety Tip You May Not Know
    The summer driving season is just around the corner. Time for vacations, trips to summer camp and the like.  Gas prices are expected to remain low.  In fact, the federal government is expecting gas to be at its lowest since the…
  • Apr 18

    Fundamentals Win Games and Lawsuit

    Fundamentals Win Games and Lawsuit
    Almost any coach will tell you that fundamentals win games. While lawsuits are definitely not a game, they are about winning. So just as a good baseball coach will instruct you to field a grounder with your glove on the ground and your bare…
  • Apr 11

    Pedestrian Accidents Are on the Rise in Middle Tennessee

    Pedestrian Accidents Are on the Rise in Middle Tennessee
    At the Law Offices of John Day, we are definitely seeing more accidents involving pedestrians but we are not relying on just our own anecdotal evidence for this post.  The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is projecting, once…
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Indiana Injury Law Blog

Indiana Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.indianainjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    TURN ON YOUR LIGHTS!

    TURN ON YOUR LIGHTS!
    “Oh, they are on.”   Ever drive down the highway and wonder if your lights are really on?   There’s a good reason for that.  And it’s not your eyes. A few weeks ago, the Insurance Institute for…
  • Apr 8

    Dangerous Takata Airbags: An Update

    Dangerous Takata Airbags: An Update
    By:  Barry D. Rooth Just over a month ago I wrote about the The Takata Company in Japan.  There is a good chance they made the airbags in your car.  For years there have been recalls of Takata airbags that have the potential to…
  • Apr 8

    YOU’RE IN AN ACCIDENT – WHAT TO DO

    YOU’RE IN AN ACCIDENT – WHAT TO DO
     The attorneys at Theodoros & Rooth have over 110 years combined experience dealing with accidents of all kinds, from trucking to car to motorcycles. Often you can be the most responsible driver in the world and a crash comes out of…
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Hip Implant Recovery Blog

Hip Implant Recovery Blog

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

http://hipimplantrecovery.com/category/news/
  • Apr 18

    Seven Steps (and insider tips) for Filing a Storm Damage Insurance Claim

    Seven Steps (and insider tips) for Filing a Storm Damage Insurance Claim
    The post Seven Steps (and insider tips) for Filing a Storm Damage Insurance Claim appeared first on McDonald Law Firm.
  • Sep 8

    McDonald Law Firm Reviewing Essure Birth Control Device Case

    McDonald Law Firm Reviewing Essure Birth Control Device Case
    In the wake of a nationwide movement to recall the Essure birth control device, the McDonald Law Firm is evaluating cases in which women were irreparably harmed by this controversial permanent contraceptive. The Fort Worth-based firm, which…
  • Jul 28

    First Two Pennsylvania Royalty Lawsuits Set For Trial Against Chesapeake

    First Two Pennsylvania Royalty Lawsuits Set For Trial Against Chesapeake
    FORT WORTH, Texas – Pennsylvania royalty owners received welcome news this week when they learned two lawsuits filed against Chesapeake Energy by the McDonald Law Firm have been set for trial next year in Dallas. State District Judge…
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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
  • Apr 15

    When Email Is Evidence Of Continuous Treatment

    When Email Is Evidence Of Continuous Treatment
    Medical malpractice lawyers know that a lawsuit for medical, dental or podiatric malpractice must be commenced within two years and six months of the malpractice. Barring an exception or two, any case that is brought beyond this time limit…
  • Mar 28

    New York Sets No Limits on Non-Economic Damage

    New York Sets No Limits on Non-Economic Damage
    In a medical malpractice lawsuit, a successful plaintiff may be compensated for economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages include medical costs and compensation for lost wages. Non-economic damages are for losses that are hard to…
  • Mar 13

    Going Back To School For An Afternoon Was Good For Me

    Going Back To School For An Afternoon Was Good For Me
    The American Association for Justice runs the National Student Trial Advocacy Competition, also known as STAC, every year, and always needs volunteer lawyers to act as judges. I would have done it without the added benefit of 3 points of CLE…
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Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

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

http://www.illinoisplaintiffslawyer.com/
  • Apr 13

    Advisors, Brokers, Fiduciaries, and Your Money: Making Sense of the New Rule

    Advisors, Brokers, Fiduciaries, and Your Money: Making Sense of the New Rule
    We live in a new economy.  The stock market swings up and down at a rate that most people will never have a chance of following, and unless you happen to have a super computer and the ability to participate in so called “flash…
  • Mar 31

    The Basics: An Illinois Medical Malpractice Primer

    The Basics: An Illinois Medical Malpractice Primer
    In 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state’s statutory limits on certain types of damages that could be awarded in a medical malpractice lawsuits. As a result, you might think that the state’s laws will favor…
  • Mar 17

    Stopping Nursing Home Neglect, Take Action

    Stopping Nursing Home Neglect, Take Action
    After reading about so many different nursing home neglect cases in the news, you might begin to believe that neglect is commonplace. While it can (and often does) happen, nursing home neglect is not something you have to accept. Whether you…
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Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Apr 6

    Legal Ethics 2.0: Massachusetts Makes Changes to its Rules of Professional Conduct – Outsourcing Client Work

    Legal Ethics 2.0: Massachusetts Makes Changes to its Rules of Professional Conduct – Outsourcing Client Work
    Jonathan F. Tabasky and Brittany Campbell Last summer the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) made several significant changes to the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct (Mass. R. Prof. C.). Previous posts highlighted some of…
  • Mar 1

    Jury Awards Plaintiff Unprecedented Damages Award in Cosmetic Talc Case

    Jury Awards Plaintiff Unprecedented Damages Award in Cosmetic Talc Case
    Stephanie M. Batchelder and Carolyn E. Riggs A recent jury verdict linking the use of Johnson & Johnson baby powder to a woman’s death from ovarian cancer received mainstream media attention, begging the question of whether common…
  • Aug 13

    The Reptile Slithers Into Massachusetts and Makes History

    The Reptile Slithers Into Massachusetts and Makes History
    Eric Skelly and Andrew Shriro In what is believed to be one of the largest verdicts for a sexual assault victim in Massachusetts history, Kira Wahlstrom*, now 41 years old, was awarded $6.6 million dollars as a result of a parking garage…
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Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
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