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Archive for April 2018

Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit Says Driver Turned Unsafely

A Maryland resident recently filed a semi-truck accident lawsuit against a driver regarding an incident that occurred in Pennsylvania. The lawsuit claims that the driver of the truck made a turn when it was unsafe to do so, and as a result, put numerous others parties at risk in the resulting accident. According to the…

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Physician Testimony Key in Xarelto Blood Thinner Lawsuit

The next major case in a consolidated Xarelto blood thinner lawsuit will rely on expert witness testimony from physicians. The prescribing physicians’ testimony is expected to be very influential in the outcome of this second Philadelphia blood thinner lawsuit. This is not the first time that a physician’s insight will be influential in the case…

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Invokana Amputation Lawsuit Says Drug Maker was Aware of Risk

The FDA has recently confirmed a higher risk of foot and leg amputations with the diabetes medication Canagliflozin and this has led to a new Invokana amputation lawsuit. The drugs Invokamet XR, Invokamet, and Invokana are all forms of Canagliflozin and have been tied to increased patient reports about severe risk of amputation after continued…

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How to Respond to a Debt Collector Lawsuit

A debt collector lawsuit can bring many feelings of anxiety and fear for a person who has been served. Being hit with a debt collection lawsuit should prompt you to take appropriate action to protect yourself as soon as possible. There are a number of different steps that you can undertake early in the process…

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IVC Filter Lawsuit Awards Woman $2M in Damages

A jury has found that a woman who suffered severe injuries as a result of a IVC filter is entitled to a significant award. The total of the IVC filter lawsuit awards amounted to $2 million in the case considered to be a bellwether. Unfortunately, many consumers have come forward with complaints about serious side…

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$45M Car Wreck Settlement Awarded to Victim

A $45.3 million car wreck settlement was recently awarded to a Texas woman who was critically injured in a company vehicle wreck. The company vehicle crash that led to the car wreck settlement involved the use of employees operating their cell phones while they were driving and the jury rendered a more than $45 million…

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Alleges Severe Injuries

In 2004, a patient was diagnosed with asymptomatic umbilical hernia and hospitalized for the condition. Shortly thereafter, he went through a surgical procedure to receive hernia mesh. Ultimately, the patient had to file a hernia mesh lawsuit due to the side effects. Repair of that umbilical hernia involved implantation of a hernia mesh product created…

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Florida Hurricane Deaths Spark New Nursing Home Abuse Laws

Issues of neglect and abuse have become increasingly important throughout many nursing homes around the country. In the wake of natural disasters, the dangerous conditions have been raised as a form of alleged nursing home abuse. Florida nursing homes must now meet temperature requirements as a result of a dozen deaths following a hurricane last…

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J.B. Hunt Transport Faces Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit

A semi-truck accident has prompted a seriously injured person to file a lawsuit against multiple defendants including J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. Hibbett Sporting Goods has launched this lawsuit as a result of allegedly dangerous activities carried out that led to an accident. Multiple companies were named in the semi-truck accident lawsuit including Rhino Services LLC,…

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J&J, Bayer Try to Bar Master Xarelto Lawsuit

Defendants concerned about the fallout of a Xarelto lawsuit are asking a Pennsylvania judge to bar a complaint. The master complaint is part of a mass tort program regarding the popular blood-thinner. Many patients who have used the medication report serious side effects and claim they were never told by the company or their doctors…

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Side Effects of Risperdal May Be Dangerous and Severe

Risperdal Risk Lawsuits Allege Side Effects Weren't Explained

Risperdal is a popular antipsychotic medication generated by a section of Johnson & Johnson known as Janssen Pharmaceuticals. It is frequently sold through its generic form of Risperidone and in another form referred to as Invega. The drug blocks the brain’s neurotransmitters including serotonin and dopamine. When it was originally introduced, it was considered a…

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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Moving Forward with May 2018 Trial

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all the IVC filter lawsuits has rejected a motion made by C.R. Bard to have the bellwether case dismissed prior to trial. That Bard IVC filter lawsuit alleges that a plaintiff suffered catastrophic injuries as a result of a medical device that was intended to help them. The claims…

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Tips for Proving Distracted Driving in a Car Accident Case

Distracted driving is, unfortunately, one of the leading causes of serious accidents and injuries throughout the United States. When alleging that another driver was distracted at the time of the accident, it is important to understand which proof can help you to illustrate that the other party was at fault for the injuries sustained in…

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Invokana Injury Prompts Patient to File Lawsuit

An Invokana injury lawsuit accuses Janssen Pharmaceuticals of failing to warn the medical community and patients about the risk of severe Invokana side effects. Invokana is an SLGT-2 inhibitor that is typically ingested by patients to treat type 2 diabetes. Those patients who ingested the drug and sustained an Invokana injury may find this out in…

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