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Stay Informed With Our Articles On Defective Medical Devices And Other Dangerous Products

After a defective product has caused you pain and suffering, it is vital that you get as much information as you can before filing a claim. Our library articles explore dangerous medical devices, metal hip implants, dangerous drugs, and other products that could lead to a successful product liability case.
January 18, 2021
Tyco Settles Firefighting Foam Water Contamination Class Action Lawsuit for $17.5 Million

Justice finally arrives for a small Wisconsin community with the news of a multimillion-dollar award in a firefighting foam class action lawsuit. On January 7, Tyco Firefighting Technology Center agreed to pay $17.5 million to a group of Peshtigo homeowners who found their private drinking water wells were contaminated by toxic chemicals in firefighting foam […]

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December 18, 2020
What is Metallosis from Hip Implants?

Metal Poisoning from Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Increasing reports reveal metal-on-metal hip (MoM) implants can cause a number of dangerous health complications. From hip implant fractures to complete device failure, numerous MoM manufacturers issued hip implant recalls over allegations that their devices caused severe injuries. One of the main injuries that individuals claimed MoM hip implants […]

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October 27, 2020
What is Product Liability?

There are dangerous products on the market. There’s no doubt about that. Every year thousands of lawsuits get filed against the manufacturers of some of the most popular products in the country, from children’s toys to prescription medication. For this reason, our nation created “product liability laws,” a set of legal rules concerning who bears […]

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September 23, 2020
What is a Dangerous Drug Lawsuit?

Every year pharmaceutical companies manufacture and market hundreds of new medications every year. Before these prescriptions reach consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates and approves them for public use. However, even with regulations in place, pharmaceutical drugs can later prove to be dangerous to human health. Thousands of individuals are killed by […]

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August 26, 2020
Michigan Attorney General Files Firefighting Foam Lawsuits in State and Federal Courts

Michigan’s Attorney General filed two new lawsuits in the federal and state courts over damages to the state caused by toxic firefighting foam known as AFFF. AFFF—aqueous film-forming foam, has been found to contain dangerous chemicals that not only contaminated Michigan’s resources but caused severe side effects in persons exposed to the foam. Attorney General […]

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August 7, 2020
Study Finds Invokana Triples Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

New research seems to confirm the numerous toxicity warnings about Invokana, the popular type 2 diabetes drug. A study published by the Annals of Internal Medicine found the side effects of Invokana and similar diabetes drugs may triple users’ risk of a potentially deadly condition called diabetic ketoacidosis. Last month, researchers funded by the Canadian […]

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July 30, 2020
Roundup Litigation and Settlement Decisions Delayed by COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to slow the judicial system, as yet another litigation decides to postpone legal proceedings. The most recent: the judge in charge of all federal Roundup weed killer lawsuits announced that proceedings in the litigation are postponed until November 2. Currently parties are working towards finalizing Roundup settlements for thousands of cases, […]

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July 27, 2020
Bard Hernia Mesh Bellwether Trial Rescheduled for Late 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold up legal proceedings across the country, hernia mesh lawsuits against C.R. Bard faced another delay as the court pushed the first bellwether trial to late 2020 or January 2021. Currently, Bard faces over 8,000 product liability lawsuits over injuries caused by their allegedly defective polypropylene mesh products. U.S. […]

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July 21, 2020
Global Coalition Calling for Worldwide Talcum Power Recall by Johnson & Johnson

Organizations from over 51 countries called for Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals calls for the medical giant to issue a worldwide talcum powder recall due to the risk of cancer and asbestos contamination in J&J Baby Powder. Nearly 200 consumer watchdog groups, environmental organizations, and universities banded together from across the world to send a letter […]

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July 15, 2020
PPI Heartburn Drugs May Increase COVID-19 Risk: Study

A new study indicates the side effects of heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec could increase individuals’ risk of developing COVID-19. This news comes in addition to concerns that heartburn drugs can increase users’ risk of dangerous side effects including kidney injury and bone fractures. Last week the American Journal of Gastroenterology released a pre-print […]

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