Release date: February 28, 2020 Release number: 20-080 Recalled Products Press Release Washington, D.C. -- March 1 - 7 marks National Consumer Protection Week. To keep families safe, the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to check their homes for recalled products. If you own a recalled product, immediately stop using it, and get [...]
The chaotic shopping season hides some dangers that customers tend to overlook, and if those dangers are overlooked by the establishments that you are shopping at, the property owners could be held accountable if something should go wrong.
NY’s Child Victims Act Allows all Victims regardless of age to Seek Civil Action until August 14, 2020
NY's Child Victims Act - opens up a one-year “Look Back”, one-time-only period (August 14, 2019 through August 14, 2020) to allow all victims to seek civil action against their alleged abusers and the institutions that allegedly protected the abusers, regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred.
FDA orders manufacturers of surgical mesh intended to treat pelvic organ prolapse, to stop distribution immediately
On April 16, 2019, the FDA ordered all manufacturers of surgical mesh intended for transvaginal repair of anterior compartment prolapse (cystocele) to stop selling and distributing their products immediately. The FDA has determined that the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, have not demonstrated reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices, which is the premarket standard [...]
The defective 3M Earplugs product was The Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) that were issued to military service members from 2003 to 2015 for use both domestically and during deployment, including combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.
RGLZ Trial Attorney Tom Valet Wins $8,000,000.00 Verdict After a Brooklyn Jury Finds the NYC Transit Authority 100% at Fault. After a heavy snowstorm RGLZ’s client fell down an exterior subway staircase injuring his back, neck and shoulder. He required 3 surgeries, 2 to his spine and 1 to his [...]
“I shook him to quiet him down”. The end result is “Shaken Baby Syndrome”, a despicable crime usually borne of ignorance. The victim, a defenseless baby, ends up brain damaged or even dies. The mechanism of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) are identical.
While spending time near water or on a boat can be an enjoyable way to spend a summer day, some dangerous conditions can exist if you are not properly equipped and prepared to deal with them. Three uncommon, and also avoidable, causes of serious injury include: Electrocution Being struck by a propeller Carbon monoxide (CO) [...]
Are you considering a procedure to shape or increase the size of certain parts of your body? Beware of using injectable silicone for body contouring or any other unapproved products to achieve your goals. Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Although the FDA has approved certain injectable [...]
The First Cook IVC (Intra-Vena Cava) Filter bellwether trial started last week in Indiana October 27th, 2017 The plaintiff’s case is underway in the first of three mass tort trials on whether Cook Medical Inc. is liable for selling a defective IVC filter that migrated through a blood vessel and punctured the plaintiff’s intestine. [...]