Personal Injury | October 5, 2021
Have you ever wondered how dangerous your job as a delivery driver really is? Every year, disturbing reports of serious injuries and preventable tragedies involving delivery drivers surface in the news. The attorneys and accident safety advocates at our personal injury law firm have noticed an increase in the number of calls we have received from injured delivery drivers.
It all got us wondering—what does the data
Personal Injury | September 27, 2021
Medtronic, the manufacturer of a medical implant that is alleged to have led to more than a dozen deaths, announced earlier in 2021 that it was halting sales of the product, according to the FDA. Further, Medtronic warned doctors against using unused implants that had already been sold and distributed.
Personal Injury | August 30, 2021
With retail companies like Walmart increasingly expanding into the delivery service industry, it’s more important than ever to keep delivery drivers’ safety top of mind.
Over the last 18 months, business has changed for many companies. Retail stores and restaurants began offering curbside pickup of items that, not so long ago, would have required consumers to come inside and shop for or
Personal Injury | August 23, 2021
With the new school year starting, motorists are sure to begin seeing many more school buses on the road. These cheerful yellow buses are highly effective at transporting children safely, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reporting t
hat schoolchildren are 70 times more likely to make it to school safely in a school bus than in a car.
Still, there are risks, and the
Personal Injury | August 16, 2021
When their children are young, parents repeat that familiar refrain: look both ways before crossing the street. Children learn that green means go and red means stop before they learn to tie their own shoes. By the time kids are in their teens, parents often begin thinking more about educating their children on driving safety
Personal Injury | August 4, 2021
If you’re trying to squeeze every last drop out of summer, an August day trip or road trip may be appealing.
There’s a lot to love about the simplicity of taking a road trip. Traveling by car lets you avoid the hassle and expense of flying, especially during a pandemic.
You can explore nearby hidden gems and
Onewheel, the self-balancing motorized skateboard named for the single large wheel that propels it, has been among the hottest electric skateboards on the market since its arrival in 2015. Now, however, the hoverboard-inspired device has become the subject of multiple lawsuits arising out of injuries that riders allege were sustained due to a product defect.
For the 1,300+ Zantac cancer lawsuits already filed in the United States, 2021 has been a busy year. While these Zantac claims are advancing toward a resolution, many more former users of the heartburn medication are filing new lawsuits.
If you’re on the fence about whether to move forward with a Zantac lawsuit claim, here
Personal Injury | June 30, 2021
When a rideshare driver assaulted you, it may have seemed like an isolated, though horrific, situation. The attacker who committed an awful and inexcusable crime against you happened to be a rideshare driver, but as far as you knew, that individual was the only one to blame.
Now, a wave of lawsuits against Lyft has brought to light
Personal Injury | June 22, 2021
A Florida jury’s $1.7 million judgment in favor of the plaintiff on June 18, 2021, handed The 3M Company its second defeat in bellwether trials over hearing loss alleged to have resulted from the company’s earplugs.
That’s more bad news for 3M, which won the second bellwether trial, according to Bloomberg Industry Group,
The intravitreal (eyeball) injection drug Beovu hasn’t even been on the market for two years, but its history has been eventful.
This medication was meant to help patients with an eye problem known as wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD)—specifically, to offer an option that would allow for less frequent treatments than existing drugs on the market. Shortly after it started clinical use, though, reports emerged that
Millions of Philips sleep apnea machines and ventilators are being recalled for an alarming reason: a potential risk of cancer or other health issues, according to Reuters.
Here’s what you need to know about the recall and what to do next.
On June 14, 2021, multinational health technology company Philips announced
Personal Injury | June 7, 2021
With $2 billion on the line, the highest court in the nation has refused to hear an appeal that aimed to undo a jury award given to cancer patients and their families. On June 1, 2021, the Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the defendant, Johnson & Johnson, to overturn a judgment awarded in a talc powder lawsuit, the Associated Press reported.
More than five and a half years after the first Roundup lawsuits were filed, pharmaceutical company Bayer—which purchased Monsanto in 2018—is still in the process of resolving claims. On May 19, 2021, the company appeared before U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco to request preliminary approval of a settlement deal with a total value of $2 billion.
The settlement would go to compensate plaintiffs in
Personal Injury | May 24, 2021
A popular kitchen appliance could be an accident waiting to happen. Electric pressure cookers allow busy people to quickly cook meals using a combination of high pressure and high temperatures.
The problem is that this high-pressure internal environment could set the stage for an explosion if something goes wrong—which happens too often. Hundreds of people across the United States