The Bard PowerPort (“BardPort”) is meant to help catheter-users connect the device to administer medications, but patients have reported many issues with it. Since the device launched, patients have reported issues with materials breaking, dislodging or fracturing the catheter and causing serious health risks. As a consequence, many patients are now pursuing product liability claims against the manufacturer of BardPort.
If you were injured because a doctor
New Jersey has a reputation for its busy cities and many miles of bustling roads. A combination of high traffic volumes, roads that are often under-maintained, and growing rates of dangerous driving behaviors have led to rising rates of car accidents. However, a few stretches of road have remarkably high rates of traffic accidents and fatalities. From 2018 to 2020, roads like US-40, US-322, and I-80
Car accidents in New Jersey have gone up in recent years, even as the pandemic took drivers off the road. Rising rates of drug and alcohol abuse have been a major contributor to greater numbers of crashes, and fatal crashes in general. These and other trends are clear in the 2021 New Jersey Fatal Accident Report, which details unprecedented high rates of crashes and traffic fatalities.
Drivers and roads in New Jersey are often subjects of derision, which raises the question of what the most common traffic violations are. While there are common moving and non-moving violations, the most serious infractions often involve driving under the influence. If you were in an accident because another driver committed one of these traffic violations, consider calling a New Jersey car accident attorneys to pursue a
New Jersey’s supposedly poor roads and erratic drivers are often the subject of jokes across the United States. Throughout the past decade, the New Jersey State Police have reported more than 270,000 traffic accidents annually most years. However, it’s rare that anyone checks statistics to see how New Jersey’s traffic accidents stack up against neighboring states. Perhaps New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware don’t fare any better. If
In 2021, New Jersey’s car accidents continued a worrying trend upwards. According to the New Jersey State Police, the number of fatalities grew from 823 to 967 from 2020 to 2021. Responsibility for these fatalities isn’t divided evenly among the populace, either. Youths and the elderly are the most likely to be drivers involved in fatal car crashes, and male drivers also account for more accidents
Personal Injury | June 19, 2023
June 19 – The Parker Wellbore data breach is being investigated by the data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. The data breach was reported after the company was targeted in a recent cybersecurity attack. The Parker Wellbore data breach resulted in the names, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, government-issued identification numbers, financial account information, credit or debit card numbers, and medical information of
Personal Injury | June 2, 2023
June 2 – The iSpace data breach is being investigated by the data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. The data breach was reported after the company was targeted in a recent cybersecurity attack and resulted in the names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, diagnosis information, health insurance group/policy number, health insurance information, subscriber number, and prescription information of certain individuals being compromised.
Personal Injury | April 22, 2023
April 22 – The social media company TikTok has been in the news recently surrounding concerns over multiple deaths resulting from teens participating in dangerous challenges they were exposed to on the platform. Parents who lost children as a result of dangerous TikTok challenges have called on the company to implement safeguards to protect their children; however, potentially deadly challenges continue to show up on teens’ feeds.
April 19 – A new study has linked erythritol, a sugar alcohol found in popular sweeteners like Splenda Naturals Stevia and Truvia, to increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other serious medical events.
Read on to learn more about the latest research linking erythritol to major health risks and what it means
Personal Injury | February 19, 2023
February 19, 2023 – O’Neal Industries, Inc. filed notice of a data breach with the Attorney General of Texas on February 17, 2023 after discovering that consumer information had been leaked after a third-party accessed the company’s computer system. According to the filing, the information that was accessed included consumers’ names, Social Security numbers, and addresses. Once O’Neal Industries confirmed the data breach, the company sent
Personal Injury | December 17, 2022
Lyft and other rideshare companies provide tremendous convenience to passengers, not to mention offering a good side hustle for drivers. However, the entire system relies on rideshare companies doing their part to ensure the safety of both drivers and passengers. In recent months, there have been numerous reports of assault and sexual abuse occurring in Lyft vehicles. It is possible that these alleged assaults could have been
Personal Injury | November 14, 2022
Living on or near a U.S. military base, you reasonably assume that the drinking water provided to you by the federal government is safe for consumption. However, thousands of people living near the U.S. Naval Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, including the Army’s Aliamanu Military Reservation and Red Hill Housing, reported that their drinking water smelled like gasoline. Indeed, subsequent testing confirmed that the water was contaminated with
Personal Injury | November 10, 2022
On November 3, 2022, United Veterinary Care filed notice of a data breach with the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General after the company discovered that an unauthorized party was able to access sensitive information belonging to certain individuals. Based on the company’s official filing, the incident resulted in an unauthorized party gaining access to consumers’ names, Social Security numbers and financial account information. After confirming that
Personal Injury | October 29, 2022
It’s clear that an amputation affects limb loss survivors in physical ways. But the emotional and psychological impacts of losing a limb are sometimes just as serious as the physical ones. The relationship between amputation, grief, and depression is very real and, often, very