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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/
  • Jan 14

    Fears | Nachawati Partner is Appointed to Legal Ethics Commitee

    Fears | Nachawati Partner is Appointed to Legal Ethics Commitee
    We are proud to announce Fears | Nachawati Partner, Majed Nachawati, has recently been appointed to the Legal Ethics Committee by the Dallas Bar Association for the 2016 year. The Legal Ethics Committee is responsible for facilitating and…
  • Nov 20

    Lethal Shards from IVC Filter Killing and Injuring Patients for Year

    Lethal Shards from IVC Filter Killing and Injuring Patients for Year
      NOVEMBER 2015 - Reports first surfaced in 2005 that the radial arms and struts of medical equipment manufacturer Bard’s Recovery IVC Filter had broken off inside the body of patients. Since that time the U.S. Food and Drug…
  • Nov 19

    Ethicon Trial in Dallas Reports Testimony on TVM Danger

    Ethicon Trial in Dallas Reports Testimony on TVM Danger
    NOVEMBER 2015 - Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Prosima device is the center of a trial in progress currently in Dallas. The testimony stated that although medical professionals were aware that there are safer natural alternatives to the mesh…
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/
  • Feb 9

    Injunctive Relief Claims Lead to Defense Opportunitie

    Injunctive Relief Claims Lead to Defense Opportunitie
    It’s not all that common, but every now and then our opponents feel their oats and seek injunctive relief – usually against the continued marketing of an FDA-approved product.  A state-law plaintiff seeking such injunctive…
  • Feb 5

    Learned Intermediary: Arizona Supreme Court Restores Order in the Desert

    Learned Intermediary: Arizona Supreme Court Restores Order in the Desert
    We recently brought you the breaking news that the Arizona Supreme Court has adopted the learned intermediary doctrine in prescription drug cases.  The case is Watts v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., No. cv-15-0065-PR, 2016 WL 237777…
  • Feb 4

    Pecking A Blow For Chicken Preemption

    Pecking A Blow For Chicken Preemption
                It may have been our limited caffeine intake to that point in the day, but, when Bexis asked us to do a post on a case about representations about chicken, our initial thought…
Rank this Week: 120

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

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

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 9

    Plaintiff Wins Case Involving Crash With Fire Rescue Vehicle

    Plaintiff Wins Case Involving Crash With Fire Rescue Vehicle
    In Jones v. Bradley County, No. E2015-00204-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 15, 2016), plaintiff sued Bradley County after she collided with a truck responding to a fire at a red-light intersection. Plaintiff had the green light at the…
  • Feb 6

    1% of Doctors = 32% of Malpractice Claim

    1% of Doctors = 32% of Malpractice Claim
    Want to protect patients and reduce the cost of medical malpractice insurance?  Identify and insist on retraining for the 1% of doctors who account for 32% of medical malpractice claims.
  • Feb 5

    Slip and Fall Case Dismissed WhenTestimony and Other Evidence Did Not Align

    Slip and Fall Case Dismissed WhenTestimony and Other Evidence Did Not Align
    In Willis v. McDonald’s Restaurants of Tennessee, Inc., No. E2015-00615-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 23, 2015), plaintiff’s inability to prove the cause of her fall proved fatal to her premises liability action. Plaintiff and…
Rank this Week: 273

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: 297

Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

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

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

    Supreme Court Rules on Effect of Offers to Named Class Plaintiff

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

    Cert Granted in Interesting Class Action Appeal

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

    American Tort Reform Foundation Releases Judicial Hellhole List

    American Tort Reform Foundation Releases Judicial Hellhole List
     The American Tort Reform Foundation recently published its report identifying the top "judicial Hellholes" for 2015-16. The top (or bottom?)  jurisdictions are California, NY (asbestos), Florida, Missouri, Madison County, Ill.,…
Rank this Week: 328

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: 474

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: 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/
  • Feb 3

    Postmarket Cybersecurity Recommendations for Medical Devices Issued by the FDA

    Postmarket Cybersecurity Recommendations for Medical Devices Issued by the FDA
    We’ve blogged about medical device cybersecurity topics here and most recently here. The topic is in the news yet again with the FDA issuing a draft guidance outlining postmarket recommendations for medical device manufacturers to…
  • Feb 3

    Postmarket Cybersecurity Recommendations for Medical Devices Issued by the FDA

    Postmarket Cybersecurity Recommendations for Medical Devices Issued by the FDA
    We’ve blogged about medical device cybersecurity topics here and most recently here. The topic is in the news yet again with the FDA issuing a draft guidance outlining postmarket recommendations for medical device manufacturers to…
  • Jan 28

    Another Day, Another Whistleblower Retaliation Suit

    Another Day, Another Whistleblower Retaliation Suit
    A False Claims Act (“FCA”) retaliation claim, 31 U.S.C. 3730(h), filed January 26, 2016 in federal district court in Oregon, provides a perfect example of the type of challenging cases confronting health care employers today.…
Rank this Week: 545

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/
  • Feb 8

    Mozzarella v. McDonald’s: The Latest Chapter in the Restaurant’s Litigation Saga

    Mozzarella v. McDonald’s: The Latest Chapter in the Restaurant’s Litigation Saga
    We here at Abnormal Use have written much about McDonald’s and its history with absurd lawsuits. Of course, much of the discourse centered around the infamous Stella Liebeck hot coffee case and its progeny. As much as we have…
  • Feb 5

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Well, the Super Bowl will be held this coming Sunday, and since we here at Abnormal Use and Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. maintain an office in Charlotte, North Carolina, you can imagine that we are excited about the prospects of the…
  • Feb 4

    Anticipating The Super Bowl

    Anticipating The Super Bowl
    With the Super Bowl looming (and our own Charlotte Panthers participating therein), we here at Abnormal Use thought it would be best to revisit some of our favorite football posts. Sure, some of them relate to college football, while others…
Rank this Week: 547

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Feb 9

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit
    As lawsuits against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh (TVM) products go to trial, our team of TVM lawyers are happy to announce victories on behalf of severely injured women. In one of the latest verdicts, a woman in Delaware was…
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
Rank this Week: 605

Product Liability Law Blog

Product Liability Law Blog

Covers defective product topics such as auto recalls, automotive product liability, defective seatbelt and restraint systems, electrical product defects, and toxic tort/environmental cases. By The Gilbert Law Group

http://productliabilitylawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Worst Days for Driving Are Straight Ahead

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

    Winter Weather Driving Safety

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

    Halloween Safety Tips for Your Trick-or-Treater

    Halloween Safety Tips for Your Trick-or-Treater
    Halloween is fast approaching. Time for all the little ghouls and super heroes and princesses to take to the streets. As you get ready to take your little ones out for this annual candy-achieving adventure, keep these safety tips in mind to…
Rank this Week: 697

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: 723

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/
  • Jan 21

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?
    Most injury or wrongful death cases against hospitals, health care facilities, and health care practitioners are governed by the procedures in Fla. Stat. 766, also known as the Medical Malpractice Act.  This Act itself is highly…
  • Jan 15

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule
    Trying to make the best of rules open to highly subjective interpretation… Discovery in litigation is the heart of the process. It is the system by which parties can obtain evidence from other parties and refine knowledge about the…
  • Dec 21

    Better Watch Out … for Holiday burglar

    Better Watch Out … for Holiday burglar
    Christmas and New Year’s are around the corner, and families will head out of town to visit loved ones and eat, drink and be merry – and also exchange gifts. While it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s also…
Rank this Week: 729

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/
  • Jan 20

    The Dangers of Hoverboard

    The Dangers of Hoverboard
    Everyone's talking about the exciting new toy that has had even the Vatican horrified. Whether Santa dropped a hoverboard in your Christmas stocking, or you couldn't resist the urge to buy one for yourself, there’s a lot to know about…
  • Dec 20

    How to Identify Signs of Sexual Abuse in a Nursing Home

    How to Identify Signs of Sexual Abuse in a Nursing Home
    Among the various types of abuse that occur in nursing homes, the most difficult to identify is sexual abuse. Although cases of rape and sexual abuse in nursing homes are rarer than cases of physical abuse, there is no denying the fact that…
  • Dec 14

    The Most Dangerous Mistake Parents Make and How It Could Injure Their Children

    The Most Dangerous Mistake Parents Make and How It Could Injure Their Children
    Unfortunately, many parents continue to violate basic child safety rules, and move their children from booster seats to a seat belt much too early, increasing the risk that their child will be seriously injured in an accident. According to a…
Rank this Week: 832

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

Drug Recall Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Warming Blanket Lawsuit Case Value

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

    Potential Invokana Class Action Settlement

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

    Potential Invokana Class Action Settlement

    Potential Invokana Class Action Settlement
    The FDA has recently expressed concern about a certain group of medications called SGLT2 Inhibitors. This category of drugs includes popular prescription medications such as Invokana and Farxiga. Although these drugs have been, by all…
Rank this Week: 925

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Feb 9

    The Banality of Evil Scientist

    The Banality of Evil Scientist
    Once as a law clerk I was asked by an associate in the firm I worked for to take a trip to a nearby university medical library and do a little research. Her client had jaw cancer, and she wanted to know whether benzene, an ingredient in the…
  • Feb 9

    NHTSA Released Its Latest Data

    NHTSA Released Its Latest Data
    Care for Crash Victims, an advocacy project for the betterment of automobile and highway safety, recently announced that NHTSA released its latest data in two different publications.The post NHTSA Released Its Latest Data appeared first on…
  • Feb 9

    Undocumented Workers Should be Compensated When Injured on the Job

    Undocumented Workers Should be Compensated When Injured on the Job
    Noe Escamilla, 29, slipped and fell in 2010 while he and other workers were lifting a heavy piece of stone at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. As a result of his injuries, Escamilla cannot life more than 20 pounds and is suing Shiel…
Rank this Week: 1015

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/
Rank this Week: 1055

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: 1059

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: 1273

Northern Virginia Personal Injury…

Northern Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers general injury and accident law topics. 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: 1338

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

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

    Apple Juice Contaminated With E. coli Bacteria

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

    Whole Foods Recalls Cheese Contaminated With Listeria

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

    Bicycles Recalled For Potential Crash Risk

    Bicycles Recalled For Potential Crash Risk
    A potential crash hazard has prompted a safety recall of more than 1.5 million bicycles with front disc brakes and quick release levers. According to an NBC news report, the recall involves 13 manufacturers and distributors and covers more…
Rank this Week: 1349

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: 1526

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1574

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: 1614

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/
  • Jan 26

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud
    Two patients have filed lawsuits against the disgraced Florida eye surgeon Salomon Melgen, claiming he left them both blind in one eye. The doctor was arrested in April 2015 for Medicare fraud after receiving more than $100 million from the…
  • Jan 14

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie
    Last year, we wrote about a successful medical malpractice case by a patient who recorded his own colonoscopy. The legality of video and audio recordings is a contentious topic in healthcare, as laws are drafted allowing patients, nursing…
  • Jan 6

    Lung Transplant Patient Sues Hospital for Mold Infection

    Lung Transplant Patient Sues Hospital for Mold Infection
    UPMC Presbyterian hospital, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is facing at least one lawsuit from mold-related infections that occurred at the hospital in August 2014. The patient claims the hospital was negligent in failing to prevent the…
Rank this Week: 1649

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

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

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    Metal-on-Metal Hip-Implant Case End With Significant Jury Award

    Metal-on-Metal Hip-Implant Case End With Significant Jury Award
    If the bellwether trial of a plaintiff who suffered complications from a metal-on-metal hip implant is any indication of future verdicts, Wright Medical Technology should be worried. A jury awarded $11 million to a woman suing for damages…
  • Feb 1

    Recalled Brainlab Digital Neurosurgery Device Could Pose Serious Injury, Death to Patient

    Recalled Brainlab Digital Neurosurgery Device Could Pose Serious Injury, Death to Patient
    A medical device created by Brainlab and marketed as easy-to-use, intuitive, precise and tailored to surgeons’ needs has been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Cranial-navigation systems sold by Brainlab, a German…
  • Jan 25

    FDA Should Address Adverse Impacts of Artificial Food Coloring

    FDA Should Address Adverse Impacts of Artificial Food Coloring
    Grocery store shelves are filled with foods that contain artificial coloring. Breakfast cereal. Cake frosting. Candy bars. Drink mixes. Up and down the aisles, Blue 2, Red 40, Yellow 5 and other chemical combinations lurk on the list of…
Rank this Week: 1696

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
  • Jan 11

    Rare RES IPSA LOQUITUR Victory For Bronx Plaintiff

    Rare RES IPSA LOQUITUR Victory For Bronx Plaintiff
                        Res ipsa loquitur is one of those archaic Latin phrases that actually has meaning in the present day. Literally, it means that the thing speaks for itself.…
  • Sep 29

    A Ray of Hope for Purchasers of Medical Records, or Why Pay Retail When You Can Pay Wholesale?

    A Ray of Hope for Purchasers of Medical Records, or Why Pay Retail When You Can Pay Wholesale?
    Like most practitioners of a specialty that requires the constant purchase and review of medical records, I had come to assume that I was lucky if the medical records company, or the hospital, charged me $.75 per page for the 500-page record…
  • Sep 19

    Jury Nullification In Medical Malpractice Cases Is Criminal

    Jury Nullification In Medical Malpractice Cases Is Criminal
    Most lawyers who represent patients injured or killed by medical malpractice are huge supporters of the 7th Amendment. It provides as follows: Seventh Amendment – Civil Trials. In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy…
Rank this Week: 1803

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/
  • Jan 27

    Children’s Motrin and Tylenol Lawsuit

    Children’s Motrin and Tylenol Lawsuit
    The dangerous drug lawyers at Pintas & Mullins report on two recent injury cases centering on popular over-the-counter children’s painkillers. Both lawsuits were filed against Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of Tylenol…
  • Jan 19

    Three out of Four Rispredal Plaintiffs Win Suits against Drugmaker

    Three out of Four Rispredal Plaintiffs Win Suits against Drugmaker
    More than 1,600 Risperdal injury claims are currently pending in Philadelphia court, all of which allege the antipsychotic drug caused female breast tissue development in young men. The first three trials have concluded in massive wins for…
  • Dec 30

    Testosterone Gels Named in Heart Attack Lawsuit

    Testosterone Gels Named in Heart Attack Lawsuit
    A man in Florida started using Testim and AndroGel in 2005 for diminishing testosterone levels, or “Low T.” Over the next two years, Michael Seaburn suffered two heart attacks and has since filed suit against the gels’…
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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)
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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 .
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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: 2306

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: 2438

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: 2529

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: 2639

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: 2679

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: 2703

Mass Torts: State of the Art

Mass Torts: State of the Art

Covers the science, politics and economics of mass torts. By Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP.

http://www.masstortsstateoftheart.com
  • Feb 1

    This Is Why Your Texas Premises Liability Case Is Worthle

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

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

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

    Robreno Tries to Tackle Sorites Paradox; Ford Fumbles Risk Factor

    Robreno Tries to Tackle Sorites Paradox; Ford Fumbles Risk Factor
    Judge Robreno has done a heroic job of resolving the “elephantine mass” of asbestos litigation stuck in the federal system (MDL 875) but his attempt to resolve an ancient Greek paradox came up short.…
Rank this Week: 2712

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: 2748

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates – Are you a Victim?

    Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates – Are you a Victim?
    Women diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence may have transvaginal mesh devices implanted during surgery to repair the damage. This plastic, net-like material made of polypropylene, also known as urogynecologic…
  • Feb 4

    The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs on the Market Today

    The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs on the Market Today
    Prescription drugs and other medical advances have resulted in a steady increase in life expectancy over the years. However, prescription drugs have also wreaked havoc, as the abuse of painkillers continues to grow and defective or…
  • Jan 12

    Invokana Lawsuits on the Rise – Speaking to a Lawyer About Your Case Makes Sense

    Invokana Lawsuits on the Rise – Speaking to a Lawyer About Your Case Makes Sense
    Lawsuits against manufacturers of the drug Invokana have been increasing rapidly as reports of serious injuries rise. Potentially life threatening conditions, such as kidney failure and high levels of blood acid are linked to the drug.…
Rank this Week: 2833

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 2845

Dialysis Injury Lawyer Blog

Dialysis Injury Lawyer Blog

By Heavens Law Offices.

http://www.dialysisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Healthy Lifestyle May Help Dialysis Patients Live Longer

    Healthy Lifestyle May Help Dialysis Patients Live Longer
    April 8, 2013--Washington, DC--According to a new study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, certain lifestyle factors can prolong the lives of individuals who are suffering from chronic kidney disease or…
  • Apr 3

    Dialysis Facilities Examine ESRD QIP Requirements for 2016

    Dialysis Facilities Examine ESRD QIP Requirements for 2016
    March 27, 2013--Washington, D.C.--The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published proposed rules for reporting and assessment of dialysis centers each year. These standards outline requirements for those who provide End-Stage…
  • Mar 28

    Study Finds Correlation Between Protein Levels and Kidney Disease Death

    Study Finds Correlation Between Protein Levels and Kidney Disease Death
    March 23, 2013--Alberta, Canada--A new study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases outlines the correlations between proteinuria, or excessive protein in the urine, and mortality among kidney disease patients. The study…
Rank this Week: 3006

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

Springer-Lyle News and Updates

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

http://springer-lyle.com/newsCMS/
  • Feb 5

    Six Things You Hope Truck Drivers Are Not Doing

    Six Things You Hope Truck Drivers Are Not Doing
    When a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle collide, the consequences can be deadly. Although accidents happen, there are generally causes for these accidents that could have been avoided. A truck and car accident is often fatal, because the…
  • Jan 28

    Never Represent Yourself in an Injury Case

    Never Represent Yourself in an Injury Case
    What are the ramifications if you choose to represent yourself for the injuries you sustained in an accident?  Among other things, do you know how to draft an injury lawsuit that will withstand a motion to dismiss? Springer & Lyle…
  • Jan 22

    Phones Aren’t the Only Cause of Distracted Driving

    Phones Aren’t the Only Cause of Distracted Driving
    With new laws, increased penalties and enforcement, along with public service messages, Springer & Lyle believes the public is getting the message about the dangers of cell phone use and texting while driving. However, more reminders are…
Rank this Week: 3055

AdvoKAYte

AdvoKAYte

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

http://www.advokayte.com/
  • Sep 2

    Texas Motor Vehicle and Bicycle Collisions on the Rise

    Texas Motor Vehicle and Bicycle Collisions on the Rise
    As the season changes from summer to autumn in Texas, many of us will spend more time riding our bikes in the beautiful, mild weather that will finally nice enough to enjoy. Though bicycling is a great form of exercise and a great way to…
  • Aug 27

    New Texas Law to Prevent Children From Being Left in Hot Car

    New Texas Law to Prevent Children From Being Left in Hot Car
    This summer three kids in Texas alone have passed away after being left in a hot car. This is more than any other state and lawmakers are, thankfully, working on changing that. It is a matter of minutes in the Texas heat for the inside of…
  • Aug 18

    Options to Deter Teens from Using Handheld Devices While Driving

    Options to Deter Teens from Using Handheld Devices While Driving
    The temptation to interact with our electronic devices while driving is almost too much to resist, especially for teens. Many experts believe that this problem caused by technological advances can be solved with technological solutions.…
Rank this Week: 3208

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

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

http://www.illinoisplaintiffslawyer.com/
  • Feb 6

    Quick Tip of the Day: What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

    Quick Tip of the Day: What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident
    If you leave your home, even rarely, chances are that you will experience a slip and fall accident.  Not all slip and fall events are due to the negligence of others.  Most times when a fall occurs, nobody is at fault.  Still,…
  • Jan 31

    The Syngenta Battle rages in Kansas City MDL

    The Syngenta Battle rages in Kansas City MDL
    Since November of 2014, cases have been filed in Kansas City Federal Court in the Syngenta Multidistrict Litigation.  Recently, individual cases from individual farmers were filed as well.  With a multitude of cases on file not only…
  • Jan 29

    Does Mr. Smith have a Worker’s Compensation Claim?

    Does Mr. Smith have a Worker’s Compensation Claim?
    Mr. Smith is lifting heavy boxes for his employer, Acme, when he trips on the stairs.  He lands at the bottom of the stairwell with his boxes atop the right side of his body.  Does Mr. Smith have a compensable workers’…
Rank this Week: 3477