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Apr 1, 2016

Are Drug Makers Hiding Information about Xarelto?

By |Apr 1, 2016|Medical Negligence, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

As Xarelto lawsuits move forward, new information about the clinical trials of the blood thinner is coming to light. At the heart of the controversy is a blood-testing device used during clinical trials that was later recalled for faulty results. While independent reviews of the clinical trials insist that the results were unchanged by the [...]

Mar 30, 2016

Takata Execs Covered Up Airbag Problems as Early as 2000

By |Mar 30, 2016|Auto Accidents, News, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

We’ve talked about Takata a lot over the years. Back then, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an updated recall summary that expanded the number of vehicles affected and highlighted a previously unknown problem with side-impact airbags. The updated statement was the most recent part of an ongoing recall concerning defective airbags that seriously [...]

Mar 24, 2016

Why DePuy’s 2010 Artificial Hip Recall Is Making Headlines Now

By |Mar 24, 2016|Medical Negligence, Products Liability|0 Comments

DePuy (pronounced DePew) Orthopaedics began a new phase of research in the late 1990s; more and more hip replacements were being performed on younger patients, and the company was looking to create a more durable product with a longer lifespan. Research and development efforts introduced a family of products starting in 2000 that had great [...]

Jul 24, 2015

Once Again, the Lives of the Uninsured Are at Risk

By |Jul 24, 2015|Medical Negligence, News, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

For diabetics, modern insulin therapy has been a godsend. New drugs have eliminated the weight gain associated with diabetes, and modern delivery devices have eliminated the need for daily sugar level tests. However, these new methods come at a high cost, and not everyone can afford modern insulin therapy. There is no generic version of [...]

Jul 20, 2015

Ice Cream Makers Can’t Seem to Eliminate Listeria Contamination

By |Jul 20, 2015|News, Products Liability, Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Columbus, Ohio-based ice cream manufacturer Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has stopped production for the second time since April due to listeria contamination. This shutdown comes on the heels of Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries shutdown in April after 3 deaths were related to listeria-contaminated products. In both cases, the source of listeria contamination is unknown. However, [...]

May 4, 2015

Graco Delayed Recalling Defective Child Seats

By |May 4, 2015|Auto Accidents, Products Liability, Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has fined Graco Children’s Products $10 million for failing to recall defective children’s car seats in a timely manner. The affected seats had defective buckles that could prevent release in the event of an accident. The company will pay $3 million in fines while the remainder of the money [...]

Apr 22, 2015

Kraft Foods Group Recalls Macaroni & Cheese

By |Apr 22, 2015|Defective Products, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

After receiving eight complaints from consumers, Kraft Foods Group has issued a voluntary recall of around 242,000 cases of Original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner. The affected cases may contain small pieces of metal that could cause serious soft tissue injury if consumed. Check your pantry The recall affects 7.25oz boxes of the Original [...]

Apr 3, 2015

Dietary Supplements Are Filled with Lies

By |Apr 3, 2015|Defective Products, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

A recent lawsuit filed in New York is making national headlines. An investigation led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discovered that herbal supplements sold by major retailers were misleading and mislabeled, and in some cases were causing harm to purchasers. Supplements sold at Walmart, Target, GNC, and Walgreens were lab tested and it [...]

Mar 2, 2015

Prepackaged Products May Contain Listeria

By |Mar 2, 2015|News, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

A listeria outbreak has recently made headlines across the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the outbreak, which originated in late 2014, appears to be over but you may still be at risk. Listeria, or more properly, Listeria monocytogenes, is a bacterium that causes a serious infection known as listeriosis. Listeriosis [...]