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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/
  • Aug 31

    Intoxication Manslaughter Charges for Wrong-Way Driver

    Intoxication Manslaughter Charges for Wrong-Way Driver
      (Photo: KVUE) AUGUST 2015 - Michelle Orduna celebrated her 23rd birthday on August 19, but the joyous occasion turned to tragedy around 2:30 a.m., when she drove the wrong way up the southbound Mano Road exit ramp on I-35 near Airport…
  • Aug 28

    Grandmother's SUV Totalled by Wal-Mart, Initial Settlement Offered at $3,200

    Grandmother's SUV Totalled by Wal-Mart, Initial Settlement Offered at $3,200
      photo credit Roberta Slayton   AUGUST 2015 - A Midlothian, Texas grandmother took her Ford Expedition to Wal-Mart for a routine oil change. Roberta Slayton's car had 173,000 miles on the odometer and was in good, solid condition.…
  • Aug 27

    Teen Dies After 3 months of Xarelto Use

    Teen Dies After 3 months of Xarelto Use
      MISSION HILLS, CA - Sean David Pulskamp died tragically after taking Xarelto for three months. The cause of death was listed as cardiopulmonary arrest, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary hypertension. Mr. Pulskamp…
Rank this Week: 98

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/
  • Aug 31

    Ask But Don’t Tell: Kentucky Allows Defendant to Seek Ex Parte Interviews of Plaintiff’s Treating Physician

    Ask But Don’t Tell: Kentucky Allows Defendant to Seek Ex Parte Interviews of Plaintiff’s Treating Physician
    We walked into the Drug and Device Law Rock Climber’s room last night to find her packing for her return to college while the ignored TV blared in the background.  Onscreen was a popular cable reality franchise involving wealthy…
  • Aug 28

    Breaking News - Ohio Sets Class Actions Right.

    Breaking News - Ohio Sets Class Actions Right.
    One of the most basic prerequisites to having court rules is that the rules aren’t supposed to change substantive law.  With class action rules, like Fed. R. Civ. P. 23 and its state-law analogs, courts seem to have a hard time…
  • Aug 28

    Lack of Proximate Cause for Failure to Warn Nets a Directed Verdict

    Lack of Proximate Cause for Failure to Warn Nets a Directed Verdict
                A week ago, in a post-script to a post on Daubert decisions, we reported that the trial court in Hexum v. Eli Lilly & Co., No. 2:13-cv-02701-SVM-MAN, 2015 U.S. Dist.…
Rank this Week: 119

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Aug 30

    Priority Review Voucher Updates: Valuation, Eligibility, Reauthorization

    Priority Review Voucher Updates: Valuation, Eligibility, Reauthorization
    By Alexander J. Varond – Hardly a week goes by without news of FDA’s priority review voucher (“PRV”) programs. The last several weeks are no exception. In this blog post, we focus on five key updates related to FDA’s tropical...
  • Aug 28

    FDA Semi-Decides the Biosimilar Naming Issue; Issues Draft Guidance and a Proposed Rule

    FDA Semi-Decides the Biosimilar Naming Issue; Issues Draft Guidance and a Proposed Rule
    By James C. Shehan – On August 27, 2015, FDA published its much–anticipated views on the non-proprietary naming of biological products. Set forth in a proposed rule, a draft guidance, and a blog post, FDA proposes that a four letter...
  • Aug 26

    FDA Clashes with Congress Regarding Untitled Letter

    FDA Clashes with Congress Regarding Untitled Letter
    By David C. Gibbons – As we reported in a previous post, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce requested that FDA answer a number of questions regarding how FDA Centers issue and publicly disclose Untitled Letters (“ULs”). As…
Rank this Week: 270

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 27

    Summary Judgment Vacated Because Depositions Were Improperly Limited

    Summary Judgment Vacated Because Depositions Were Improperly Limited
    In Evans v. Piedmont Natural Gas Co., Inc., No. M2014-01099-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 18, 2015), plaintiff asserted claims for property damage caused when sewage flowed into his home in 2013 allegedly due to a damaged sewer line. The…
  • Aug 13

    Right of Non-Primary Residential Parent to Bring Claim for Child

    Right of Non-Primary Residential Parent to Bring Claim for Child
    The Court of Appeals recently addressed the issue of which claims a parent who is not the primary residential parent may bring when his or her child has been injured. In Neale B/N/F Russell v. United Way of Greater Kingsport, No.…
  • Aug 12

    Non-Suit Allowed to Cure Pre-Suit Notice Deficiencie

    Non-Suit Allowed to Cure Pre-Suit Notice Deficiencie
    In Phillips v. Casey, No. E2014-01563-COA-R9-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 21, 2015) plaintiff’s late husband was a patient of defendant doctor. Sometime in 2011 or 2012, defendant diagnosed husband with angioedema. Defendant also diagnosed…
Rank this Week: 277

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: 294

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/
  • Aug 10

    Iowa and New Hampshire Won't Decide Top Legal Blog

    Iowa and New Hampshire Won't Decide Top Legal Blog
     The Expert Institute is ranking the best legal blogs - as chosen by the folks that count: readers. To nominate a favorite blog, readers click this link and vote electronically.   Might I suggest for your consideration our friends…
  • Jul 27

    Drug Class Action Rejected Again

    Drug Class Action Rejected Again
    Class certification was denied -- again -- in litigation brought by plaintiffs who allege a drug maker misstated the likelihood of withdrawal symptoms in use of a prescription medication.  See Saavedra v. Eli Lilly & Co., No.…
  • Jul 21

    Exclusion of Causation Expert Upheld

    Exclusion of Causation Expert Upheld
    The Seventh Circuit recently held that a lower court was correct to preclude a proposed causation expert from testifying for the plaintiffs in a suit relating to a plaintiff''s alleged exposure to chlorine gas at an Indiana amusement park.…
Rank this Week: 331

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: 488

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: 548

New York Asbestos Defense…

New York Asbestos Defense Litigation

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

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

    European Experience

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

    Strategical Planning

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

    Having Two Businesse

    Having Two Businesse
    In these times that run down widespread consumption, have two businesses in one constitutes a bet more than sensible, recommended. And in fact, the last fair of the sector, the newly held Expofranquicia of Madrid, has highlighted the interest…
Rank this Week: 553

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/
  • Aug 28

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    So, above, you’ll find the cover of Marc Spector: Moon Knight #17, published way, way back in 1990. “No matter what the jury decides – the secret empire demands death!” That statement seems to suggest that the outcome…
  • Aug 27

    Abnormal Use and the Halloween CLE!

    Abnormal Use and the Halloween CLE!
    As you know, we here at Abnormal Use occasionally speak at – or even plan – CLE conferences and seminars. 2015 is no exception, and our editor, Jim Dedman, has just assembled a heckuva Halloween CLE in conjunction with the…
  • Aug 26

    New South Carolina Court of Appeals Order Affects Notice of Entry of Master-In-Equity Order

    New South Carolina Court of Appeals Order Affects Notice of Entry of Master-In-Equity Order
    Practice alert! If you litigate cases in South Carolina, you should be aware of a new court of appeals case, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Fallon Properties South Carolina, LLC, et al, No. 2015-000157 (S.C. Ct. App. August 26, 2015). This case…
Rank this Week: 596

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/
  • Aug 19

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona
    As early as 2010, reports of dangerous fractures and migrations in inferior vena cava (IVC) filters were being made public. The FDA issued a safety warning regarding these devices, stating it had received nearly 1,000 adverse event reports…
  • Aug 11

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection
    Five years ago, the inventor of a popular surgical device requested that hospitals stop using his device because he believed it posed a danger to patients. The device, a heated blanket that keeps patients warm during implant surgeries, is now…
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
Rank this Week: 622

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/
  • Aug 26

    The Gilbert Law Group's Experience In Fire Investigations & Burn Injurie

    The Gilbert Law Group's Experience In Fire Investigations & Burn Injurie
    Our experience with burn injury litigation began with Pinto cases. That litigation led to safer car designs today. Watch James L. Gilbert of The Gilbert Law Group talk about our experience with burn cases over the years.
  • Aug 21

    Back to School Pedestrian Safety

    Back to School Pedestrian Safety
    Does your child walk to school? This time of year many parents are figuring out school transportation schedules for their children. Regardless of if your child is walking to school from home, or walking to and from the school bus, teaching…
  • Aug 19

    Backpack Safety

    Backpack Safety
    Does your child like to cram all of their toys in their backpacks because they have Show-and-Tell at school, only to be perpendicularly challenged with the excess weight? Or your teenager carries all 8 of their class textbooks in their bag…
Rank this Week: 723

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 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…
  • Mar 25

    Here’s Why Restaurant Chains Are Starting to Issue New Food Menu

    Here’s Why Restaurant Chains Are Starting to Issue New Food Menu
    In the past few months, consumers may have noticed that some popular chain restaurants have started to display calorie and other nutrition information on menus and placards. The reason can be traced to the release by the Food and Drug…
Rank this Week: 724

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/
  • Aug 28

    Big Rigs, Tractor-Trailers — Without Driver

    Big Rigs, Tractor-Trailers — Without Driver
    As I approached the two “18 wheelers” this morning, one in the lane to my right and the other in the lane to my left; I must confess trepidation. You understand, splitting two semi-tractor trailers is unnerving. But I have done it…
  • Aug 27

    Florida Defective Product Lawsuits: Who can be liable and how to prove it

    Florida Defective Product Lawsuits: Who can be liable and how to prove it
    Manufactures and sellers have a responsibility to put reasonably safe products in the stream of commerce. When someone is injured by a defective product, both the manufacturer and the seller of the product can be liable for the damages. This…
  • Aug 27

    Truck Accidents — Fatigue, Impairment and Violation

    Truck Accidents — Fatigue, Impairment and Violation
    Across the interstates and highways of America, trucking accidents are happening at an alarming rate. Unfortunately, many of these fatal collisions are avoidable. Errors due to fatigue, texting, and driver impairment are frequently found to…
Rank this Week: 733

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/
  • Aug 28

    IKEA Warns of Wall Chest Tip-over Injuries after Two Toddler Fatalitie

    IKEA Warns of Wall Chest Tip-over Injuries after Two Toddler Fatalitie
    Safety experts and Atlanta personal injury lawyers have been warning of the risk of child fatalities in furniture tip over accidents for many years. Last year, two toddlers were killed in furniture tip over accidents involving an IKEA…
  • Aug 23

    Feds Warn of Hacking, Safety Risks Involving Self-Driven Car

    Feds Warn of Hacking, Safety Risks Involving Self-Driven Car
    The hype over self-driven cars continues to increase, even as the federal officials warn that automakers must innovate while keeping in mind concerns involving privacy and hacking. Hackers recently proved that they were capable of hacking a…
  • Aug 19

    Take Precautions to Prevent Heat Stroke-Related Child Fatalitie

    Take Precautions to Prevent Heat Stroke-Related Child Fatalitie
    Parents, caregivers and the community at large all have a role to play in helping prevent heat stroke-related fatalities involving children left behind in cars during summer. Those fatalities are already at record numbers in 2015. So far this…
Rank this Week: 848

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Viagra Melanoma Legal Claim

    Viagra Melanoma Legal Claim
    New data suggests an association between melanoma skin cancer and Viagra. This has led many patients suffering from erectile dysfunction to question whether the benefits of this drug justify the risk of death that many accompany it. If you or…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 926

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    Texas Worker Buried Alive

    Texas Worker Buried Alive
    Every day, many blue collar workers wake up early in the morning to provide for themselves and their families. Many of these men and women work long hours to earn a living. People who are working hard during the week have a right to be safe…
  • May 28

    Chemical Exposure At Work

    Chemical Exposure At Work
    A huge part of people’s lives is spent at work. So there is a good chance of being injured at work. To prevent injury, one should follow company policies and OSHA safety standards. They should also wear proper safety gear when required…
  • Apr 9

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury
    One of the easiest ways to lose your workers’ compensation benefits and any chance of a settlement is for the injured worker to quit their job. Many people do not think this will affect their benefits. Many people who are on light duty…
Rank this Week: 1066

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 1

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi

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

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live

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

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing
    A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where…
Rank this Week: 1067

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: 1071

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: 1283

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: 1349

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    Jury Awards $9.1 Million In Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit

    Jury Awards $9.1 Million In Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit
    A Los Angeles jury has awarded $9.1 million to a man who received a Durom Cup hip implant made by Zimmer. According to a report in Lawyers and Settlements, the product defect lawsuit alleged that Zimmer was aware of the design defect in its…
  • Jul 27

    Salmonella Cases From Frozen Tuna Multiply In California

    Salmonella Cases From Frozen Tuna Multiply In California
    Sushi made with frozen raw tuna has been linked to 62 cases of salmonella in 11 states, about half of those cases in California. According to a KTLA news report, most of the people who got sick reported eating raw tuna in sushi within the…
  • Jul 21

    Vons & Pavilions Recall Frozen Chicken Entrees for Salmonella

    Vons & Pavilions Recall Frozen Chicken Entrees for Salmonella
    Three types of frozen chicken entrees that might be contaminated with salmonella are being recalled by the company that owns Vons and Pavilions supermarkets in Southern California. According to a Fox 11 news report, the contamination was…
Rank this Week: 1369

Toxic Tort Litigation Blog

Toxic Tort Litigation Blog

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

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

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

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

    Environmental Diminution Of Property Value And The Creative Plaintiff Valuation Expert

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

    The New York City Asbestos Litigation Just Became More Complicated

    The New York City Asbestos Litigation Just Became More Complicated
    Pursuant to the Decision and Order of the Hon. Sherry Klein Heitler, dated April 8, 2014, asbestos plaintiffs for the first time since 1996 may seek permission from the New York City trial judges to charge the jury on the issue of punitive…
Rank this Week: 1551

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: 1624

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1672

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/
  • Aug 17

    Chicago-Area Hospitals Fined for Readmission

    Chicago-Area Hospitals Fined for Readmission
    Four years ago, Medicare started penalizing hospitals for patients that returned within a month of discharge, also known as readmissions. The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program is meant to encourage hospitals to consider how patients…
  • Aug 5

    Florida Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Struck Down

    Florida Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Struck Down
    On July 1, 2015, an appeals court in Florida ruled that damage caps in medical malpractice injury cases were unconstitutional. Our team of malpractice lawyers is excited to report on this major ruling and how it will affect Florida…
  • Jul 23

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice
    Although rare, birth injuries that occur from medical malpractice are among the most devastating and sensitive cases we handle. These claims involve complex legal and medical issues, with laws and statutes vastly differing between states. In…
Rank this Week: 1703

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Claims of Negligent Design and Breach of Implied Warranty to Proceed Against Boston Scientific Mesh

    Claims of Negligent Design and Breach of Implied Warranty to Proceed Against Boston Scientific Mesh
    On February 9, 2009, a North Carolina resident was implanted with the Obtryx Transobturator Mid- Urethral Sling System (Boston Scientific Mesh). She sued Boston Scientific Corp., the maker of the sling, asserting claims of strict liability…
  • Aug 5

    More Lawsuits Filed Against the Makers of Zofran

    More Lawsuits Filed Against the Makers of Zofran
    Zofran (ondansetron) is an anti-nausea medication made by GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”).  In 1991, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved it for chemotherapy patients with severe nausea and vomiting. …
  • Jul 29

    Punitive Damages Claim to Proceed Against Boston Scientific

    Punitive Damages Claim to Proceed Against Boston Scientific
    On February 23, 2010, Sharon Pelkey was implanted with the Advantage Fit System to treat her stress urinary incontinence. The surgery was performed by Dr. James Hamilton and took place in a hospital in Kilmarnock, Virginia. Ms. Pelkey has…
Rank this Week: 1730

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
  • Aug 10

    It’s Deja Vu All Over Again For American Consumer

    It’s Deja Vu All Over Again For American Consumer
    Last year,  we were warned. The sugar industry was unwilling to let sales drop, just because its product helped make people obese and diabetic. Posts like this became more frequent. It wasn’t just about the dangers of too much…
  • May 29

    Marital Vows and Medical Malpractice

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

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice
    Dr. Mehmet Oz is a New York-based surgeon and television personality.  He brings the complexities of medicine to the people, on shows like “Oprah,” where he tends to preach about products and processes that are modern and…
Rank this Week: 1833

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/
  • Aug 18

    Depakote Birth Defect Suit Moves Forward in Court

    Depakote Birth Defect Suit Moves Forward in Court
    The Depakote lawyers at Pintas & Mullins are currently accepting cases involving spina bifida in children born to mothers who took the anti-seizure drug Depakote during pregnancy. Here, we report on a Depakote injury lawsuit filed by an…
  • Aug 10

    New Blood Thinners’ Benefits Claims Doubted

    New Blood Thinners’ Benefits Claims Doubted
    Eliquis is one of four new anticoagulant, or blood thinning, drugs on U.S. markets. These drugs (Xarelto, Pradaxa, and Savaysa) are marketed as replacements to warfarin. Warfarin has been the first line treatment for blood thinning since the…
  • Jul 21

    Popular Painkillers Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

    Popular Painkillers Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
    The FDA strengthened warnings on over-the-counter and prescriptions painkillers known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This class of painkillers can cause serious, life-threatening cardiovascular events and are available in…
Rank this Week: 1841

Randy Barnhart - Trial Lawyer

Randy Barnhart - Trial Lawyer

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

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

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL TIRE OWNERS…

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

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

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

    Give thanks (2013)

    Give thanks (2013)
Rank this Week: 1940

Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog

Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog

By Cozen O'Connor.

http://www.subrogationrecoverylawblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Responsibility of Electric Utilities to Trim Trees and Other Vegetation

    Responsibility of Electric Utilities to Trim Trees and Other Vegetation
    It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and storm season will be upon us. It is never too early to be prepared for the property losses caused by high winds and winter storms. This blog explores the duty of electric utilities…
  • Aug 12

    Discovery of Initial Claims Investigation Document

    Discovery of Initial Claims Investigation Document
    A recent opinion out of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania illustrates the ongoing and vexing problem of determining whether documents created during an insurer’s early claims investigation are…
  • Jul 29

    Admissibility of Design Changes in Product Liability Case

    Admissibility of Design Changes in Product Liability Case
    Most people have heard the old adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But, is the opposite true? If something was fixed, does that suggest it was broken in the first place. In many cases, evidence that a…
Rank this Week: 2002

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/
  • Aug 20

    CHEATING WEBSITE ASHLEY MADISON HACKED

    CHEATING WEBSITE ASHLEY MADISON HACKED
    Data from the Ashley Madison website breach is flooding the web, exposing thousands of individuals. Media, spouses and significant others are in a frenzy searching though the linked data. Ashley Madison is cheating website geared towards…
  • Jul 1

    'BASEBALL RULE' PROTECTING STADIUMS AGAINST LAWSUITS FROM INJURED FANS QUESTIONED AFTER BAT STRIKES WOMAN AT FENWAY

    'BASEBALL RULE' PROTECTING STADIUMS AGAINST LAWSUITS FROM INJURED FANS QUESTIONED AFTER BAT STRIKES WOMAN AT FENWAY
    The controversial 'Baseball Rule,' a century-old principle regarding the risk of injury to fans from foul balls or shattered bats, has been under debate after a recent accident at Fenway Park. On June 5th, 44-year-old Tonya Carpenter was…
  • Jun 11

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

    LARGEST VERDICT TO DATE REACHED IN BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LAWSUITS OVER PELVIC MESH PRODUCTS
    The largest verdict to date was reached the other week in the ongoing legal proceedings for cases brought against the Marlborough, Ma.-based company Boston Scientific by women who suffered complications after receiving their defectively…
Rank this Week: 2190

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: 2193

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: 2280

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: 2380

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/
  • May 25

    How to Tell if You’re Being Discriminated at Work

    How to Tell if You’re Being Discriminated at Work
    Discrimination at the workplace is no joke. However, it is not always easy to know whether discrimination is actually happening. Many times, victims of discrimination end up feeling as though they are simply being too sensitive, that the…
  • May 3

    Google Agrees to Stop Reading Student Emails After Privacy Lawsuit Filed in California

    Google Agrees to Stop Reading Student Emails After Privacy Lawsuit Filed in California
    Google has agreed to stop reading emails for millions of student GMail accounts after a lawsuit that was filed earlier this year.  Google had been scanning emails of more than 30 million underage students worldwide who used the…
  • Apr 29

    Live Nation and Insomniac Festivals Sued in New Class Action by Unpaid Volunteer

    Live Nation and Insomniac Festivals Sued in New Class Action by Unpaid Volunteer
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Insomniac Entertainment and Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. alleging that wages were illegally withheld from “volunteers” of the companies’ music festivals, concerts and other…
Rank this Week: 2485

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: 2584

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: 2685

The Airbag Blog

The Airbag Blog

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

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

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

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

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

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

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect
    Honda is recalling 561,422 model year 2001-2003 Honda Civic, model year 2002-2003 Honda CR-V, and model year 2002 Honda Odyssey vehicles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal…
Rank this Week: 2730

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: 2756

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
  • Jul 13

    Robust Misinterpretation of Confidence Intervals by Court

    Robust Misinterpretation of Confidence Intervals by Court
    “How are courts doing when it comes to interpreting the statistical data that goes into their decision-making?” That was a question posed by someone in the audience at a presentation I gave recently. I was discussing, among other…
  • Jun 18

    Texas: No More No No-Duty

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

    I Dreamed of Genie

    I Dreamed of Genie
    A month has passed since the Texas Supreme Court delivered its opinion in Genie Industries, Inc. v. Matak. It’s the most thorough explication of Texas products liability jurisprudence that I’ve read in a good…
Rank this Week: 2759

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: 2806

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    Xarelto Reported Side Effects Of Brain Bleeds And Strokes And Even Death Has Lead To Lawsuit

    Xarelto Reported Side Effects Of Brain Bleeds And Strokes And Even Death Has Lead To Lawsuit
    The blood thinner Xarelto was introduced in 2011 by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, and Bayer Health Care. The prescribed medication is used by millions of Americans nationwide as a way to reduce the risk of…
  • Jul 30

    Zofran Side Effects Linked To Numerous Birth Defect

    Zofran Side Effects Linked To Numerous Birth Defect
    Zofran, which could be more commonly known by its generic name ondansetron, may potentially cause birth defects in babies when their mothers are on the prescription drug during pregnancy. GlaxoSmithKline, the pharmaceutical company from…
  • Jul 8

    The Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)

    The Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)
      In recent years, the effects of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) have been widely debated. Since the early 2000’s, TRT has been used to treat men, generally over 40 years of age, who produce low levels of testosterone. It…
Rank this Week: 2891

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 2914

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death law. By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.

http://www.prslaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    Todd Smith Receives Champion of Justice Award

    Todd Smith Receives Champion of Justice Award
    Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) presented its highest award – The Leonard M. Ring Champion of Justice Award – to Chicago lawyer, and founding partner of Power Rogers & Smith, P.C., Todd A. Smith, at its…
  • Jul 14

    Todd Smith Receives Champion of Justice Award

    Todd Smith Receives Champion of Justice Award
    Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) presented its highest award – The Leonard M. Ring Champion of Justice Award – to Chicago lawyer, and founding partner of Power Rogers & Smith, P.C., Todd A. Smith, at its…
  • Jul 2

    Thomas Siracusa Obtains Record Settlement

    Thomas Siracusa Obtains Record Settlement
    Thomas Siracusa recently obtained court approval for a $23,000,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 34 year-old woman who suffered a stroke following child birth. The settlement is an Illinois record for a birth-related injury to a mother,…
Rank this Week: 2948