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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/
  • Apr 18

    Risperdal Overprescribed to Children is Linked to Socio-economic Statu

    Risperdal Overprescribed to Children is Linked to Socio-economic Statu
     Children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disruptive behavior disorders, who are publicly insured by Medicaid, were typically prescribed Risperdal more often than those not in a lower income…
  • Apr 18

    Object Goes Through Windshield Critically Injuring Driver

    Object Goes Through Windshield Critically Injuring Driver
    Object Goes Through Windshield Critically Injuring Driver On April 11, 2014, a Fort Worth SUV driver travelling on Interstate 35W north of Interstate 30 was critically injured when an unidentified object crashed through the front windshield.…
  • Apr 11

    Injured by a Recalled Product?

    Injured by a Recalled Product?
    You may have heard about the recent ignition switch recall by General Motors. http://www.gm.com/ignition-switch-recall.html. Such product recalls are not uncommon and the chances are that you have received a letter at some point in your life…
Rank this Week: 97

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 23

    Off Label Use Does Not Establish a False Claim

    Off Label Use Does Not Establish a False Claim
    Part of what makes holidays special is telling and listening to the same stories over and over.  The things in the stories that dazzled us when we were young fade or lose their impact, but then other nuances in the stories strike our…
  • Apr 22

    Pom Wonderful Is Now Submitted, and Courts Continue to Follow It

    Pom Wonderful Is Now Submitted, and Courts Continue to Follow It
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument on the Pom Wonderful case.  One thing we’ve learned is that Justice Kennedy doesn’t seem to like Coke’s label for its juice: JUSTICE KENNEDY:  Is it part of Coke's…
  • Apr 21

    Just Add Water . . . Clinic Isn’t a Manufacturer

    Just Add Water . . . Clinic Isn’t a Manufacturer
                Today’s case got us thinking about all of the consumer products available that require the purchaser to add water to turn the purchased product into its usable or…
Rank this Week: 114

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/
  • Apr 17

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog
    An Oregon postal worker recently filed a lawsuit against the owner of an abnormally dangerous dog after the canine attacked her, causing serious facial injuries. More than 5,000 postal workers are attacked by dogs every year in the United…
  • Apr 7

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help
    There are now many different types of smartphone applications that aim to help parents, coaches and others on the sidelines manage athletes who suffer a concussion. Although the influx of different apps is promising and indeed very helpful,…
  • Apr 3

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation
    Wage, hour and overtime lawyers at Pintas & Mullins report on the recent lawsuit against Major League Baseball (MLB) over long-standing wage violations. The suit now includes former players from 17 different minor league teams, and…
Rank this Week: 186

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 269

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: 274

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
Rank this Week: 286

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/
  • Apr 10

    CAFA Removal Appeal to Watch

    CAFA Removal Appeal to Watch
    Here's one to watch.  The Supreme Court agreed earlier this week to consider whether defendants seeking removal of a proposed class suit to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act must provide additional evidence supporting…
  • Apr 8

    France Adopts Limited Class Action Rule

    France Adopts Limited Class Action Rule
    We have posted before about the potential spread of class action litigation to other countries.  Now comes word that French President François Hollande has signed into law France’s new Consumer Law, which includes…
  • Apr 3

    State Supreme Court Rejects Fishing Expedition of Experts' Employer

    State Supreme Court Rejects Fishing Expedition of Experts' Employer
    The Texas Supreme Court rejected plaintiffs' attempt to engage in a "fishing expedition"  of the employer of two experts retained in a product liability dispute. See In re Ford Motor Co., No. 12-1000 (Tex., 3/28/14). In this…
Rank this Week: 310

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 531

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: 551

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/
  • Apr 17

    Club Information

    Club Information
    In today's world sedentary occupations particularly valuable is the opportunity to move around. And certainly not for this place is better than a fitness club, where we moved for the benefit of health and beauty under the strict guidance…
  • Apr 17

    Gap In Law

    Gap In Law
    In the ongoing post-Soviet states now in the transformation of political and economic life of the emergence of new economic institutions and new types of social relations not covered by legal regulation is inevitable. By virtue of this…
  • Apr 11

    National Hockey League

    National Hockey League
    The most powerful organization in the world of hockey clubs in the beginning of existence in 1917. In Canada and the U.S. ice hockey has become one of the most popular, along with the League of American Football, basketball and baseball…
Rank this Week: 670

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/
  • Apr 15

    Locavore To the Max

    Locavore To the Max
    Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn has an interesting take in a new article on her Health Populi blog about "km zero", a food movement she describes as "the future of food."  Basically, it takes locavore standards to the max,…
  • Apr 13

    New Bipartisan Bill Introduced Regarding GMO Labeling

    New Bipartisan Bill Introduced Regarding GMO Labeling
    Last week U.S. Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) introduced a bipartisan bill that would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to foods produced from, containing, or consisting of a…
  • Apr 7

    The 2014 Farm Bill: "Almost a Miracle" and "Like a Swiss Army Knife"

    The 2014 Farm Bill: "Almost a Miracle" and "Like a Swiss Army Knife"
    Some helpful information about the new Farm Bill.   First, the summary material from the Ag & Food Law Blog, which quotes Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn)as saying that getting it passed was "almost a miracle."  Then, two…
Rank this Week: 701

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 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 717

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 23

    Gasp! Cheese Dogs Accidentally Find Themselves in the Marketplace

    Gasp! Cheese Dogs Accidentally Find Themselves in the Marketplace
    Not wanting to be outdone by Hebrew National, Kraft has seized its opportunity to corner hot dog related legal news. According to a CNN report, Kraft has recalled 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hot dogs due to a package labeling error. On April…
  • Apr 22

    GM Faces Derivative Shareholder Lawsuit

    GM Faces Derivative Shareholder Lawsuit
    General Motors (GM) has recently faced a flurry of legal problems and bad publicity stemming decision to delay the recall of nearly 3 million vehicles with allegedly faulty ignition switches.  The automaker is being investigated by…
  • Apr 21

    A New Lawsuit: Did Chobani Pilfer Its Yogurt Recipe?

    A New Lawsuit: Did Chobani Pilfer Its Yogurt Recipe?
    It has been a tough few months for the Chobani Greek yogurt company.  In February, we here at Abnormal Use  reported on both a court’s then recent ruling that the company could not label its yogurt “Greek”…
Rank this Week: 801

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.drugrecalllawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 18

    Prescription Testosterone Concern

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

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

    $100,000 da Vinci Robot Verdict | What Went Wrong?
    The da Vinci lawsuits involve both medical malpractice and product liability claims.  Some of these are wrongful death cases, some of these claims are very minor, and there are a lot of cases in between. The Insurance Journal reports on…
  • Sep 23

    August 2013 Medication Safety Labeling Change

    August 2013 Medication Safety Labeling Change
    August brought changes to thirty-four (34) medical product labels, with changes to the prescribing information to include any of the following areas: boxed warnings, contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse reactions, patient…
Rank this Week: 885

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers corporate fraud, defective designs, accidents and product liability. By Searcy Law Firm.

http://www.searcylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 886

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: 896

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/
  • Apr 14

    FMCSA Proposes Truck Driver Drug and Alcohol Test Database

    FMCSA Proposes Truck Driver Drug and Alcohol Test Database
    Commercial truck drivers are held to a much higher standard when it comes to driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs when compared to the average motorist. This makes sense, since the stakes are much higher when it comes to…
  • Apr 7

    What Parents Can Do to Prevent Their Teens from Driving Drunk

    What Parents Can Do to Prevent Their Teens from Driving Drunk
    According to the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC), a teenage motorist driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08% is approximately 17 times more likely be involved in an accident. This is a category of motorists…
  • Mar 24

    Texting While Walking Could Be More Dangerous Than Texting While Driving

    Texting While Walking Could Be More Dangerous Than Texting While Driving
    Everyone agrees that texting while operating a motor vehicle is hazardous and increases the risk of injury or fatal accident. However, when you compare statistics based on injuries per mile, it is texting while walking that seems to be…
Rank this Week: 897

North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Blog

Covers legal issues relating to child safety, crashworthiness, and product liability matters. By D. Harrison Wood.

http://www.ncproductlaw.com/
  • Sep 26

    NHTSA issues Premlinary Policy on Driverless Car

    NHTSA issues Premlinary Policy on Driverless Car
    NHTSA has issued a preliminary policy for standards on driverless vehicles. A driverless vehicle is one in which operation of the vehicle occurs without direct driver input to control the steering, acceleration, and braking and are…
  • May 24

    Recall Demanded for Jeep Grand Cherokee

    Recall Demanded for Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The consumer advocacy group, the Center For Auto Safety is asking for the recall of five million Jeep Grand Cherokees. This is due children dying after rear end collisions. the center cited the deaths of three children since 2006 in fires…
  • May 1

    Nissan Issues Recalls on Altima

    Nissan Issues Recalls on Altima
    Nissan has issued a recall of about 123,000 Altimas. The recall affects 2013 models. Apparently, Nissan had a faulty gauge on on an air pump that was either under or over inflating the spare tire causing them to blow out. According to…
Rank this Week: 940

Products Liability Prof Blog

Products Liability Prof Blog

Member of the law professor blogs network.

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

    About Products Liability Prof Blog

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

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law

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

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor
    General Motors Corporation has agreed to assume responsibility for all future liability claims filed after the automaker emerges from bankruptcy, regardless of when the vehicle was made. GM had planned to include its product liability claims…
Rank this Week: 1014

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Mar 4

    Two Miners Rescued after Roof Collapse in Minersville

    Two Miners Rescued after Roof Collapse in Minersville
    On Monday morning, a roof collapsed at a mine just outside of Minersville, trapping 2 miners who were later rescued. According to an article on WNEP.com, the collapse took place at the D and F Mine when part of a roof fell on the miners. The…
Rank this Week: 1034

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://www.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: 1259

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: 1277

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: 1396

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

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

    Mazda Recalls 109,000 SUVs to Fix Corrosion Issue

    Mazda Recalls 109,000 SUVs to Fix Corrosion Issue
    Mazda is recalling 109,000 of its Tribute SUVs to fix possible corrosion issues in the vehicles’ suspension, which can lead to loss of steering. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the recall affects Mazda Tribute SUVs…
  • Mar 24

    Report Shows Millions of Recalled Cars Were Sold Online in 2013

    Report Shows Millions of Recalled Cars Were Sold Online in 2013
    New research has found that about 3.5 million cars that were recalled for various safety issues were listed for sale online in 2013. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, although 70 percent of people respond to defective auto…
  • Mar 3

    New Report Shows Only 10% of Recalled Children’s Products are Returned or Repaired

    New Report Shows Only 10% of Recalled Children’s Products are Returned or Repaired
    A new report, released by safety advocacy group Kids in Danger (KID), states that child product safety recalls have a dismal record of 10 percent. According to a USA Today report, it typically takes 13 reports of design flaws and at least two…
Rank this Week: 1415

California Asbestos Law Blog

California Asbestos Law Blog

Covers asbestos diseases, occupations and products, as well as mesothelioma treatment options. By Vieira Trial Law.

http://asbestos.vieiratriallaw.com/
  • Jul 4

    Q&A: Latest Treatments for Mesothelioma

    Q&A: Latest Treatments for Mesothelioma
    Researchers are studying whether chemotherapy before surgery and radiation can deter tumor recurrence in patients with mesothelioma, a rare cancer of the lining of the chest caused by asbestos exposure. The study builds on the success of a…
  • Jun 29

    Mesothelioma Treatment Options II

    Mesothelioma Treatment Options II
    Treatment Options for Malignant Mesothelioma Localized Malignant Mesothelioma (Stage I) If the malignant mesothelioma is in one part of the chest lining, treatment will probably be surgery to remove the part of the chest lining with cancer…
  • Jun 29

    New Mesothelioma Treatment

    New Mesothelioma Treatment
    Implantable Device May Offer Better Pain Management National Cancer Institute Patients with advanced cancer who used an implantable drug-delivery device to control their pain had better pain relief, fewer toxic side effects, and better…
Rank this Week: 1585

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 12

    The New York City Asbestos Litigation Just Got Worse!

    The New York City Asbestos Litigation Just Got Worse!
    Pursuant to the Decision and Order of the Hon. Sherry Klein Heitler, dated April 8, 2014, asbestos plaintiffs for the first time may seek permission from New York City trial judges to charge the jury on the issue of punitive damages. Until…
Rank this Week: 1595

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: 1654

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.illinoismedicalmalpracticelawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    How Spine Implants Cause More Harm than Good

    How Spine Implants Cause More Harm than Good
    Stimulation therapy is a growing treatment intended to relieve chronic pain in the spinal cord by sending electrical pulses through an implant. In some patients, the procedure works well and pain is well-managed. In others, the operation…
  • Apr 8

    The Safety and Risks of Drugstore Clinic

    The Safety and Risks of Drugstore Clinic
    Drugstores and supermarkets like CVS, Walgreens and Target are expanding their walk-in medical clinic throughout the country to meet high public demand. There are several factors driving this new healthcare trend, and relatively little is…
  • Apr 3

    Another da Vinci Robotic System Approved for Market

    Another da Vinci Robotic System Approved for Market
    Intuitive Surgical, the company that makes the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, recently announced that it gained approval for a new robotic system, called the da Vinci Xi. Our team of da Vinci surgery injury lawyers takes a closer look at…
Rank this Week: 1740

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 3

    Improve Work/Life Balance With Volunteering

    Improve Work/Life Balance With Volunteering
    Volunteering can have positive effects on your personal life, as well as your work life. Once a week, I participate in an ongoing volunteer project as an after-school reading buddy. Created by JCY Westchester Community Partners, a charitable…
  • Jan 17

    The Harm Caused By Malpractice “Consent Clauses”

    The Harm Caused By Malpractice “Consent Clauses”
    Physicians have the option to purchase medical malpractice insurance policies, which, at the cost of higher premiums, include special “consent clauses.” These clauses stipulate that doctors being sued for malpractice must first…
  • Dec 5

    Will Access To Clinicians’ Notes Improve Patient Safety?

    Will Access To Clinicians’ Notes Improve Patient Safety?
    I just came upon a stirring article in the New England Journal of Medicine, entitled “The Road toward Fully Transparent Medical Records” (sic).  It’s a little long, but well worth reading, because it contains truly…
Rank this Week: 1806

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 14

    The Risks of Painkillers for Pregnant Women

    The Risks of Painkillers for Pregnant Women
    Recent reports show that physicians are prescribing opioid painkillers to expectant mothers in exceedingly high numbers, even though the risks and potential dangers to developing fetuses are presently unknown. Dangerous drug lawyers at Pintas…
  • Apr 9

    Actos Plaintiff Receives $9 Billion Jury Award

    Actos Plaintiff Receives $9 Billion Jury Award
    The jury is out, and the manufacturers of Actos, the once-popular type 2 diabetes medication, are now ordered to pay $9 billion (yes, with a 'b') to a man who developed bladder cancer from the medication. The award is the seventh-largest in…
  • Apr 7

    The Link Between Diabetes Medicines and Cancer

    The Link Between Diabetes Medicines and Cancer
    Millions of Americans - over 8% of the population - have diabetes, the majority of which is type 2 diabetes. This makes the drug market for this condition extremely attractive and profitable to pharmaceutical companies around the world.…
Rank this Week: 1853

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Searcy Denney Files 71 Stryker Cases in One Week

    Searcy Denney Files 71 Stryker Cases in One Week
    Please read our most recent blog at our sister site, StrykerImplantRecall.com. We’ve filed 71 cases in one week, and we’re making some serious headway on the Stryker Rejuvenate litigation.  
  • Apr 15

    Consumer Reports on Choosing a Safe Hospital

    Consumer Reports on Choosing a Safe Hospital
    This is a project that had its genesis in tragedy. John James was a chief toxicologist for NASA in Houston when his 19-year-old son died after two doctors made a series of medical errors. John Alexander James had an abnormal …
  • Apr 14

    Dallas Woman Awarded $1.2 Million, Mesh Called Defectively Designed

    Dallas Woman Awarded $1.2 Million, Mesh Called Defectively Designed
    For the first time, a Texas jury has decided the pelvic mesh made by healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson was defectively designed. The jury awarded the 64-year-old Dallas woman $1.2 million following a two-and-a half week trial. The case…
Rank this Week: 1893

Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog

Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog

By Cozen O'Connor.

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

    Indiana: New Home Warranties Must Be Insured

    Indiana: New Home Warranties Must Be Insured
    When faced with a subrogation loss involving a new or fairly new house, and a potential construction defect that caused the loss, one of the first things to look for is how warranties can help or hurt your case. Did the builder give an…
  • Apr 3

    Illinois Tightens Settlement Procedure

    Illinois Tightens Settlement Procedure
    We have all experienced the frustration of having negotiated an acceptable settlement recovery after years of loss investigation and discovery, only to have the settling defendant drag its heels in terms of proffering a release and/or…
  • Mar 26

    Recent Notable Recall

    Recent Notable Recall
    By now most subrogation professionals understand the importance of keeping current with the frequent Consumer Product Safety Commission recall notices.  For this blog post we note the following recent notable recalls for the subrogation…
Rank this Week: 1950

Products Liability and Injury…

Products Liability and Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Defective Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices, Products Liability, and Medical Malpractice. By Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis, Inc.

http://www.productsliabilityinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 17

    Does Your Child Ride in the Right Car Seat?

    Does Your Child Ride in the Right Car Seat?
    Car accidents are the number-one cause of death for U.S. children ages one to 12, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). You can help protect your kids in case of a crash by making sure they’re using…
  • Jun 6

    GENERAL RELEASES—UNNAMED PARTIES

    GENERAL RELEASES—UNNAMED PARTIES
    Rodriguez v. Oto, (Sixth District, January 15, 2013) 212 Cal.App.4th 1020, 151 Cal.Rptr.3d 667, 13 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 602, 2013 Daily Journal D.A.R. 636 A man who was injured in a collision with a rented automobile retained an attorney the…
  • May 30

    MICRA—INTENTIONAL TORTS

    MICRA—INTENTIONAL TORTS
    Yun Hee So v. Sook Ja Shin, HP, (Second District, January 3, 2013) 212 Cal.App.4th 652, 151 Cal.Rptr. 34d 257, 13 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 168, 2013 Daily Journal D.A.R. 153 A woman who awoke while under anesthesia during a D & C procedure…
Rank this Week: 2050

Randy Barnhart - Trial Lawyer

Randy Barnhart - Trial Lawyer

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

http://www.rbarnhartblog.com/blog/
  • 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)
  • Nov 21

    Policy language should not override statutory rights and dutie

    Policy language should not override statutory rights and dutie
    Insurance companies put a premium on the language of their policies, and to avoid timely payment of benefits thay often invoke clauses like the following: “The right to benefit and the amount payable will be decided by agreement between the…
Rank this Week: 2148

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/
  • Apr 21

    TOYOTA WILL PAY $1.2 BILLION PENALTY TO AVOID CRIMINAL PROSECUTION

    TOYOTA WILL PAY $1.2 BILLION PENALTY TO AVOID CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
    Japan-based auto manufacturer Toyota has agreed to pay a staggering $1.2 billion to avoid prosecution for covering up severe safety problems with "unintended acceleration," according to court documents, and continuing to produce cars with…
  • Apr 11

    NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS PRODUCTS MANUFACTURER CAN BE LIABLE FOR DEFECT AFTER SUBSTANTIAL CONSUMER MODIFICATION

    NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS PRODUCTS MANUFACTURER CAN BE LIABLE FOR DEFECT AFTER SUBSTANTIAL CONSUMER MODIFICATION
    In Hoover v. New Holland North America, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled earlier this month that the seller, Niagara Frontier Equipment Sales, Inc., and distributor, CNH America LLC, of a tractor-driven post hole digger were liable…
  • Apr 7

    NEW LINK DISCOVERED BETWEEN RISPERDAL AND MALE BREAST GROWTH

    NEW LINK DISCOVERED BETWEEN RISPERDAL AND MALE BREAST GROWTH
    There is increasing concern over a link between the drug Risperdal and gynecomastia, the development of breasts in males. Gynecomastia can affect boys and young men that are prescribed the drug as an anti-psychotic for bi-polar or other…
Rank this Week: 2290

News Blog

News Blog

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

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

    Risperdal Settlement of $5.9 Million in Montana

    Risperdal Settlement of $5.9 Million in Montana
    In 2008, Montana’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming that it heavily promoted […]The post Risperdal Settlement of $5.9 Million in Montana appeared first on .
  • Apr 15

    Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlement

    Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlement
    Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific Corp, C.R. Bard Inc. and Endo Health Solutions Inc. all face large […]The post Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlements appeared first on .
  • Apr 14

    Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant

    Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant
    Alli maker GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling all Alli weight loss products from U.S. and Puerto […]The post Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 2332

Asbestos & Mesothelioma Blog

Asbestos & Mesothelioma Blog

Covers asbestos and mesothelioma litigation. From injury attorney Brandon Smith.

http://mesothelioma.clarislaw.com/
  • Mar 12

    Asbestos Lawsuit Results In $868,000 Plaintiff's Verdict

    Asbestos Lawsuit Results In $868,000 Plaintiff's Verdict
    A San Francisco Superior Court jury recently returned an asbestos related verdict of $868,000 for the family of a drywall taper that died as a result of his prolonged exposure to asbestos containing products and mixes. Douglas Ivance spent…
  • Mar 6

    Mesomark-A New Test For The Early Detection Of Mesothelioma

    Mesomark-A New Test For The Early Detection Of Mesothelioma
    For those affected by the deadly cancer of mesothelioma after prolonged exposure to asbestos containing fibers and products, Mesomark might just be the newest aid in monitoring and controlling the fatal disease. Since its approval for…
  • Mar 4

    "Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007"-A Good Start To An Old Problem

    "Ban Asbestos in America Act of 2007"-A Good Start To An Old Problem
    Recent debate has sparked the necessary movement toward an outright ban of asbestos use in the United States as of late and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has now taken these efforts one-step further through the introduction of her legislation,…
Rank this Week: 2410

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: 2510

Toxics Defense

Toxics Defense

Features commentary, news and analysis of cases involving the defense of toxic torts claims. By Barbara Adams.

http://bradams.typepad.com/toxics_defense/
Rank this Week: 2636

Individual Rights Legal News

Individual Rights Legal News

Covers civil rights, privacy, employee rights, consumer fraud, class actions, and products liability. By Rabeh M. A. Soofi.

http://individuals.soofilc.com/
  • Apr 18

    California’s Proposed New Law (AB 1710) Would Hold Retailers Liable for Data Breache

    California’s Proposed New Law (AB 1710) Would Hold Retailers Liable for Data Breache
    Two California legislators have introduced legislation that would require the strictest measures in the nation from online retailers.  Assembly Bill 1710, introduced by Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) and Assemblyman…
  • Apr 9

    Every Kiss Begins with…. Sexual Harrassment

    Every Kiss Begins with…. Sexual Harrassment
    Sterling Jewelers, the parent company of Kay Jewelers, and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry has been sued for massive gender discrimination and sexual harassment spanning nearly 15 years.  According to the lawsuit, male employees…
  • Apr 1

    Today’s Headlines March 26, 2014 http://t.co/gGCH1A3055

    Today’s Headlines March 26, 2014 http://t.co/gGCH1A3055
    Today’s Headlines March 26, 2014 http://t.co/gGCH1A3055The post Today’s Headlines March 26, 2014 http://t.co/gGCH1A3055 appeared first on Individual Rights Blog - SOOFI | Legal Counsel.
Rank this Week: 2680

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

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

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

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

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

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt

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

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal safety standard that will improve the safety of all carriages and strollers sold after September 10, 2015.The new standard was developed due to the CPSC’s review…
Rank this Week: 2704

Alabama Product Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Product Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability topics such as car recalls, defective consumer products, defective drugs, and FDA recalls. By Niedenthal Law Firm.

http://www.alabamaproductinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2753

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2809

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 22

    Bisphenol A (BPA) Delisted on Proposition 65 banned chemical list in California

    Bisphenol A (BPA) Delisted on Proposition 65 banned chemical list in California
    The info below is taken from a press release from the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) which is the California government agency which governs the so called "Proposition 65" list of banned chemicals. Again this…
Rank this Week: 2841

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
  • Apr 21

    Three Straw Men on a Witch Hunt

    Three Straw Men on a Witch Hunt
    He who is accused of sorcery should never be acquitted, unless the malice of the prosecutor be clearer than the sun; for it is so difficult to bring full proof of this secret crime, that out of a million witches not one would be convicted if…
  • Apr 3

    Discretization

    Discretization
    Some months ago we decided to put Discretizations on hiatus while we tried to figure out what to do about the tsunami of scientific papers washing up on PubMed (which was already piled deep in the flotsam and jetsam of publish or perish) now…
  • Mar 28

    The Human Cost of Bad Science

    The Human Cost of Bad Science
    Because of the aggressiveness of a disease, its stage when detected and/or the requirement that patients enrolled in clinical trials not simultaneously pursue multiple treatments "patients with progressive terminal illness may have just…
Rank this Week: 2860