Delivery trucks are constantly on the road nowadays, ferrying packages to home and business addresses. This increased traffic can already raise the risk of car accidents, especially with the breakneck speed at which delivery drivers are expected to push through their routes—but in this unusual type of car accident injury, it may not be the
Recently, the medical device manufacturer, B. Braun, is again in the news for the high levels of ethylene oxide that are allegedly being emitted from the company’s Allentown, PA manufacturing facility. According to a recent class action lawsuit, B. Braun’s ethylene oxide emissions put locals at a nearly 200 times greater risk of developing certain types of cancer. The lawsuit was filed by more than 30
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
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
In late October 2021, Certified Automotive Lease Corp.—also known as CAL Automotive—reported a serious data breach. When data breaches occur, they can cause the individuals whose data was compromised to become victims of identity theft or to otherwise incur financial costs.
If you are a customer served by the leasing business, you might
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
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
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.
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
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,
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
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.