Legal News Articles - Personal Injury
August 15, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Dallas, Texas There was big news out of California this month for women that have suffered serious injuries after having a small metal-spring-like metal device, known as Essure, implanted in their fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy.Read [ Essure Cases Get the Go Ahead in California ]
August 12, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: One distinct ‘added value’ of any lawsuit, regardless of genre or subject matter, is the unearthing of useful documentation during the discovery process. Such has been the case with an Endoscope lawsuit filed earlier this year in a Pennsylvania court against Olympus Corp. (Olympus), the manufacturer of an allegedly problematic duodenoscope thought to be at the center of serious infections.Read [ Continued Fallout from Three-Year Delay to Recall Problematic Endoscopes ]
August 12, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Jefferson City, MO: Of all the medications Christopher took for behavioral problems during most of his childhood and early teens, he was prescribed Risperdal for the longest time. As he did in school, “I try to keep my breast problem as secret as I can,” Christopher says.Read [ Young Man Prescribed Risperdal for being a “Little Hellion” ]
August 5, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Hartford, CT: Judging from the recent Essure dismissal in a Connecticut court, you might want to keep a journal to record details of your Essure injury. If you have an Essure complaint in California, however, such documentation may not be as crucial.Read [ Essure Good News and Bad News, from California to Connecticut ]
August 5, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: A decision issued on the consolidated California Essure cases, on August 2nd, will allow the claims of 14 women who believe they were injured by Essure to proceed against the manufacturer, Bayer. This ruling will improve the prospects for recovery of thousands of women alleging they were seriously injured by their use of Essure.Read [ Essure Cases Can Proceed in California ]
July 28, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: Despite recent settlements, plaintiffs who have filed Boston Scientific transvaginal mesh lawsuits, which have been consolidated as a mass torte, have been told not to expect a global resolution in the near future.Read [ Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Settlements Could Take Time ]
July 27, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: Too many women who have suffered transvaginal mesh complications wonder how it was ever approved by the FDA and why it took the agency so long to classify the mesh as a high-risk medical device. And when TVM victims find out, they are furious at both the FDA and the mesh makers.Read [ Transvaginal Mesh and FDA Failure ]
July 26, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: According to news reports from CNBC and the LA Times, contaminated Olympus duodenoscopesRead [ Olympus Failed to Warn US Hospital of Duodenoscope Infections ]
July 25, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Carmel Valley, CA Wildfires raging in Central California have prompted a series of evacuation warnings this past weekend, including a pre-evacuation warning issued Sunday for Rancho San Carlos, White Rock and San Rancho Clemente due to the Soberanes Fire.Read [ Soberanes Wildfire Destroying Homes and Property ]
July 15, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Austin, TX: Three female professors at the University of Texas recently filed a lawsuit against the University of Texas and the state of Texas seeking to prevent students from carrying guns into their classrooms.Read [ University of Texas Professors Fight for Gun-Free Classrooms ]