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Vaping Injuries – Who’s Liable?

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Vaping has, in recent times, been touted as a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. This perception has seen a large number of young people take up e-cigarette smoking despite never having smoked in their lives. In fact, companies like JUUL with their JUUL vape have historically been known to target children and teenagers with their products. This begs the …

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Purdue Pharma Opioid Lawsuit and Settlement

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Purdue Pharma, the pharmaceutical giant that makes OxyContin is facing an estimated 3,000 lawsuits against it for its role in perpetuating the US opioid crisis that has plagued the country for the past two decades. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prescription opioid-related deaths make up for a whopping 68% of all drug overdose …

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Johnson and Johnson Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit

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An estimated 130 people in the US die every day from opioid overdoses. In 2017 alone, it was responsible for more than 70,000 deaths. The abuse and misuse of opioids – including heroin, prescription pain medication, and synthetic ones like fentanyl have become a national crisis that needs to be nipped in the bud. The first step to doing this …

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The Opioid Lawsuit: Where is it Today

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In 2017 alone, opioid overdoses accounted for approximately 47,600 of reported deaths in the US. This accounts for 67.8% of drug overdose deaths. Manufacturers of opioid drugs have largely been accused by various state governments for contributing to the opioid crisis in the country, citing that the drugs and their subsequent effects are a public nuisance and are taking up …

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The Biggest, Ongoing FDA Recalls & Lawsuits

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If there’s one thing that consumers, organizations, and investors detest is, recalls because they’re packed with the inconvenience. For consumers, recalled products pose adverse safety risks and are tied to a barrage of ailments and even fatalities. For manufacturers, recalls usually tarnish their brand reputations. This leads to a decline in profit margins. Disgruntled consumers that are adversely affected by …

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JUUL E-Cigarette Lawsuit

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In December 2018, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a warning to American consumers about the dangers involved with e-cigarettes. By issuing this warning, the Surgeon General has taken a strong stance against the rise of e-cigarettes because of the potential dangers associated. This warning has turned into personal injury attorneys preparing a high-frequency e-cigarette lawsuit and JUUL lawsuits, which are …

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3M Earplug Lawsuit – What You Need to Know

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In July of 2018, the Justice Department settled the 3M earplug lawsuit where the company agreed to pay out $9.1 million to the government in order to settle the complaints brought against it. What Was the 3M Earplugs Lawsuit About? The Justice Department claimed that the Minnesota based company 3M defrauded the government when it sold faulty military earplugs. The …

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Fighting Big Pharma: Drug Injury Cases

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Too often do new medications get found out for being incredibly dangerous, and it’s usually a little too late. Drug companies continue to leave consumers uninformed about potentially fatal side effects, simply because it would “hurt the brand.”Unfortunately, even after thousands of patients file lawsuits against these big pharma companies, for the injuries and medical complications they suffered from taking …

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Who’s Responsible When a Medical Device Fails?

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It’s always tragic when a loved one passes away or is seriously injured due to a faulty medical device. It’s especially angering when that person’s family finds out that it could’ve been prevented by the company who manufactures that medical device. The FDA does its best to recall these medical devices, but that usually only occurs after several patients have …

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Sex Crimes and the Catholic Church

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Just recently, it has become more apparent just how serious the sex crimes and abuse cases against the Catholic church are. Since the public eye has turned onto priests in the Catholic church, multiple churches across the US and in many other countries have brought to light countless sexual abuse allegations and records against priests. These sexual abuse allegations not …