Legal News Articles - Personal Injury
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 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 ]
July 14, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: The first trial in the Benicar Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) has been postponed until 2017. There are 10 bellwether cases set to go to trial, which were chosen from 30 randomly selected by the court. A further 20 cases from the bellwether plaintiff list have been added.Read [ Benicar Trials Postponed Until 2017 ]
July 14, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Brooklyn, NY: The Swiss-based drugmaker responsible for the fertility drug Bravelle recalled its medication with so little fanfare in the fall of last year that few noticed: it was left to clinics and pharmacies to break the news about the Bravelle recall to patients, who came in seeking refills.Read [ Fertility Drug Alleged to Be a Dud, Resulting in Bravelle Recall and Plaintiff Litigation ]
July 13, 2016. By The National Trial Lawyers.
NFL Hall of Famer and Heisman Trophy Winner Paul Hornung filed suit against helmet maker Riddell, claiming the plastic helmet he wore failed to protect his brain and that Riddell failed to warn him of the helmets’ risks.Read [ Football Legend Paul Hornung, Now Suffering from Dementia, Files Suit Against Helmet Maker Riddell ]
July 12, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Corpus Christi, TX: Veteran attorneys Bob Hilliard and Steve Berman were already preparing to file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of victims of the Orlando gay nightclub shootings on June 12, 2016.Read [ Lawyers Target Makers of Assault-Style Guns ]
July 12, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Sacramento, CA: When science produces conflicting results and experts contradict each other about the toxicity of a product, patients are often left worried that products they used may have caused their cancer. Sometimes when looked on in retrospect - such as with cigarettes or asbestos - the dangers seem obvious. But in other products, such as talcum powder, the danger is less clear. Juries may be no more prepared to deal with the issue than the experts are, with talcum powder cancer lawsuits returning mixed results.Read [ Talcum Powder Users Blame Product for Ovarian Cancer ]
July 11, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL: As IVC filter lawsuits continue to climb, it is instructive to revisit the words of a noted interventional radiologist, from Stanford Health Care, who made damning comments late last year to NBC News (12/31/16) about the C. R. Bard inferior vena cava filter, and the impact it is having on patients.Read [ IVC Filter Problems: Survivors Are Lucky… ]