Legal News Articles - Personal Injury
September 19, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Montgomery, AL: The Beasley Allen law firm in Montgomery, Alabama has been at the forefront of personal injury and wrongful death cases launched against Johnson & Johnson over the effects of its longstanding talc based baby power product. It’s alleged that constant exposure to the product has caused ovarian cancer in women.Read [ Talc Expert Witnesses Struck from Witness List ]
September 17, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Huntsville, AL: As Takeda Pharmaceutical Company prepares to release its Q4 strategy, litigation over Actos bladder cancer continues unabated.Read [ Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits Continue in the US and Canada ]
September 15, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Rochester, NY: Dr. Joseph Murray is a gastroenterologist and professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York. Three years ago the respected physician took to You Tube to expound, in his own words various issues related to sprue-like enteropathy and Benicar side effects. Just the week prior, in the first week of July 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came out with its safety warning about the potential association between olmesartan (Benicar) and Benicar Illness and Weight Loss indicative of sprue-like enteropathy.Read [ Benicar Illness and Weight Loss: From the Doctor’s Mouth ]
September 13, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Detroit, MI: Vehicles with Takata airbags aren't the only ones experiencing airbag failures and other issues, even if they are getting the bulk of the attention these days. In the past week, General Motors issued a recall of more than 3.6 million vehicles thanks to a reported airbag defect that might prevent the airbag from deploying.Read [ GM Recalls 3.6 Million Cars Linked to Airbag Issue ]
September 12, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Houston, TX: Another Zofran lawsuit filed by parents in Texas joins more than 300 suits filed nationwide against the manufacturer. Most all federal cases consolidated into a multidistrict litigation in Massachusetts are making progress and a first trial date is expected soon.Read [ Zofran Litigation Making Progress ]
September 9, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: It’s not that difficult to understand why Johnson & Johnson, the makers of anti-psychotic drug Risperdal (risperidone), would take lawsuits and criticism in stride given the revenues generated by the blockbuster drug: reported by Bloomberg to be $24.2 billion in worldwide sales from 2003 through 2010. In that sense, any corresponding Risperdal lawsuits over Risperdal side effects such as the growth of male breasts, or risk-taking activity beyond the perimeters of regulatory boundaries, could be seen as simply a cost of doing business.Read [ Thousands of Risperdal Lawsuit Allege Risperdal Side Effects ]
September 8, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: It is turning into a saga worthy of reality TV: the on-again, off-again relationship between the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Custom Ultrasonics Inc. (Custom) over the manufacturer’s System 83 Plus automated endoscope cleaning systems. Many an Endoscope lawsuit has alleged that infection has been passed from one patient to another due to lack of success in completely eradicating bacteria and previous infection from reusable endoscopes.Read [ FDA Solidly on the Fence with Regard to Troubled Endoscope Reprocessor ]
September 2, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Tampa, FL Gaps in training are a likely cause of death and injury at the hands of police officers in the US according to one veteran police officer and instructor in law enforcement procedures. Tom Bosley, who served as a Florida law enforcement officer for over 30 years, says when deadly shootings make the headlines one of the first questions to be asked should be about the training the officer had to deal with that situation.Read [ Failure to Train is Core of Police Shooting Problems ]
August 31, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: A truck carrying inflators for Takata airbags exploded Monday, killing one woman and injuring four other people. The explosion was reportedly caused when the truck, which was operated by a subcontractor, crashed and caught fire. The truck was also loaded with volatile chemicals.Read [ Truck with Takata Airbag Inflators Explodes ]
August 28, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Trenton, NJ: As those involved in Benicar litigation argue about some Benicar lawsuits being remanded to state court, more lawsuits are being added to the consolidated proceedings. The number of lawsuits sitting in MDL 2606 now sits at almost 1,700 and more lawsuits could be filed before the bellwether cases make their way to court.Read [ Patients Still Filing Benicar Lawsuits ]