Supreme Court Upholds Right to Sue Freight Brokers for Negligence

On June 27, 2022, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari to a defendant transportation broker in an important case for the rights of those injured in accidents involving big-rig trucks. By denying certiorari, the Supreme Court declined to hear the case and allowed the decision of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in favor [...]

2022-06-30T10:02:21-07:00June 30th, 2022|General|0 Comments

What is a Product Recall and Why Does it Matter?

Every year, hundreds of companies issue recalls for products they sell to customers, often (but not always) after it is found that someone was hurt as a result of their products. These recalls are essential for protecting the public from potentially dangerous products. But what exactly is a product recall, and why does it matter [...]

2022-04-04T14:50:31-07:00April 4th, 2022|General|0 Comments

Why Should You See a Doctor After a Major Accident?

Regardless of whether you feel any significant pain after a major accident, it can be critical to get medical attention. Refusing to see a doctor after an accident can have significant repercussions, both legally and medically. Here are some of the reasons you should always see a doctor after getting in a major accident: [...]

2022-03-18T14:44:29-07:00March 18th, 2022|General|0 Comments

Similac Issues Recall for Baby Formula Due to Risk to Premature Infants

Similac, the artificial baby formula maker, has issued a recall for several lots of its products after they were found to sicken prematurely born infants. The formula is blamed for a number of instances where prematurely born infants were fed Similac, or other cow milk-based formulas such as Enfamil, and subsequently developed severe gastrointestinal problems. [...]

2022-03-03T15:43:49-07:00March 3rd, 2022|General|0 Comments

Drive DeVilbiss Recalls Bed Rails Due to Entrapment Risk

Drive DeVilbiss, a manufacturer of medical equipment, has issued a recall for four of its portable bed rails after it was found to pose a serious risk of entrapment. Numerous instances of people getting trapped between the rails and the bed have been reported, with at least two known deaths associated with the product. Anyone [...]

2021-12-10T15:38:50-07:00December 10th, 2021|General|0 Comments

What Happens When a Product is Defective?

Every once in a while, you may hear about a product being recalled for being “defective” in some way. These product recalls are essential for ensuring the safety of consumers and getting potentially dangerous products out of the marketplace. But what exactly does it mean for a product to be defective? […]

2021-11-19T14:21:26-07:00November 19th, 2021|General|0 Comments

New FAA Airworthiness Directive Means Boeing Max 8s Unlikely to Fly Any Time Soon

Hundreds of Boeing 737 Max8s remain grounded all over the world following the discovery of defective flight control software that brought down two commercial aircraft in Indonesia and Ethiopia, killing a total of 346 passengers and crew. There was some indication in July that modifications Boeing had made to the aircraft might finally be approved [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:39-07:00August 28th, 2020|General|0 Comments

Roundup Manufacturer Faces Lawsuit Escalation in 2020

Herbicide manufacturer Monsanto and its German parent company, Bayer, may face an unprecedented number of separate, new lawsuits against them next year unless there is a significant resolution of current claims. There have already been three successful claims against Monsanto for the serious health effects caused by their product, Roundup. Roundup has been on the [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:41-07:00December 10th, 2019|General|0 Comments
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