What is the latest with the CPAP lawsuits? As 2022 begins, the thoughts of sleep apnea patients and their families are, naturally, returning to the Philips CPAP machine recall 2021.
After all, these patients relied on these machines to treat their sleep apnea and help prevent the serious medical complications the condition can cause. It’s no surprise that these patients were alarmed when they found out
Dozens of baby food lawsuits have been filed by families of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Here’s what parents should know about the ongoing litigation.
Despite an increase in diagnoses, the precise cause of autism spectrum disorder remains mysterious. Researchers have studied many factors that are believed to have a causation or
Taking an Uber or Lyft home from the bar, club, or party on New Year’s Eve is a smart and responsible decision when a person has been drinking. However, for rideshare drivers themselves, the last night of the year can hold a lot of risks.
If you drive for Uber, Lyft, or another rideshare service, be alert for drunk drivers on the road and for intoxicated passengers
Personal Injury | December 20, 2021
These days, gig economy drivers play a big part in making the holidays happen, delivering packages containing holiday decor, presents ordered online, and even catered meals for parties.
There are pros and cons to gig work, especially around the holidays. Being able to control your work schedule allows you to be there for the kids’ holiday concerts and the big Christmas party without having to worry about
Online retailer Amazon.com grew into a household name over the past several decades due largely to the company’s ability to deliver packages to customers within days—sometimes hours. However, recently, there have been reports that Amazon drivers are placing the public at risk as they hurry to customers’ homes and businesses in an attempt to get packages to their destination on time.
For example, in a recent (
Personal Injury | December 13, 2021
If you’re making a living or just supplementing your income as an Instacart shopper, this time of year might be especially busy for you. Unfortunately, it may also be extra dangerous. For both the gig workers and the employees who work for the grocery delivery app, the combination of the holiday rush and winter weather conditions can pose significant safety hazards.
Here’s what to watch out
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious gastrointestinal emergency, particularly for the premature babies who are the individuals primarily at risk for this disease of the intestines. When NEC and the devastating effects it can have on a newborn and their family are caused by the baby formula given to the infant, parents may
The 3M earplug lawsuits keep moving forward. On November 15, 2021, the seventh bellwether trial in the ongoing 3M earplug injury litigation ended in a $13 million award in favor of the plaintiff. This jury award has other service members who sustained hearing loss wondering if they, too, could still move forward with a claim.
The Florida trial
Personal Injury | November 8, 2021
With the school year in full swing, children everywhere are settling into their new routines. Most of the adults who supervise and educate children in school, daycare, and other childcare settings take seriously their responsibilities to the kids’ wellbeing, but that isn’t always the case.
Unfortunately, some teachers, coaches, and school staff are predators who sexually abuse the children in their care—and parents may be the last
For individuals who either live with or are at risk of contracting HIV, a medication that provides both (partial) treatment of HIV symptoms and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against getting the disease in the first place can seem like the answer to all of your worries. With Gilead’s medication Truvada, taking one pill a day was
Personal Injury | October 25, 2021
It’s the time of year kids all across America are looking forward to: Halloween. While parties, parades, and carving pumpkins are all part of Halloween fun, trick-or-treating is the main event.
And what’s really scary about it isn’t ghosts and ghouls, but the real risks that put kids in danger.
Trick-or-treating accidents are more common than you think, and they can have serious consequences. Here are the
If you’re the plaintiff in a talc cancer lawsuit, the mid-October news headlines about talc powder product manufacturer Johnson & Johnson filing for bankruptcy are enough to make you worry. What could this move mean for the claim you’re pursuing to get the compensation your family needs?
Although it’s wise to be aware of what’s going on, plaintiffs don’t have to panic. The outstanding talc powder cancer
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
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