Product Liability

Paraquat Herbicide Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

Paraquat Herbicide Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

As of June 28, 2021, there were 90 paraquat herbicide lawsuits that had been filed across the country with claims related to exposure to paraquat.

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Three Types of Product Defects

Three Types of Product Defects

Companies are supposed to design and manufacture safe products. No matter what the product is, it should be reasonably safe and, when needed, have appropriate warnings or instructions on how to use it. Unfortunately, that is not always the case.

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Product Liability Basics

Product Liability Basics

As consumers, we purchase products all the time – a new car, a child’s toy, a new power tool. Most of the time, they are safe and work the way they are supposed to; however, sometimes they do not. Sometimes a product can be defective, and sometimes that defective product can seriously injure the person using it.

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Vets Suing 3M Over Defective Military Earplugs

Vets Suing 3M Over Defective Military Earplugs

Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. In fact, about 22 million workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels on the job making occupational hearing loss the third most common chronic physical condition among adults. Statistics from NIOSH show:

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Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Warning Letter

Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Warning Letter

On August 24, 2018, Zimmer Biomet received a Warning Letter from the FDA regarding quality violations found during 2016 and 2018 inspections at a facility in Warsaw, IN.

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Bayer to Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Device in US

Bayer to Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Device in US

Thousands of women have said the Essure birth control device caused serious health issues. On Friday, July 20, 2018 (just days before the release of The Bleeding Edge documentary), Bayer announced that it would discontinue sales of its Essure permanent birth control device in the United States after December 31. This was welcome news to the many women who have advocated against the device.

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Talcum Powder Cases Heading for Trial in St. Louis in 2018

Talcum Powder Cases Heading for Trial in St. Louis in 2018

Over the next two years, St. Louis will be the place for numerous lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging the use of talcum-powder based products manufactured and sold by the company caused ovarian cancer.

Having St. Louis be a hub for these trials was in jeopardy after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June severely restricted jurisdiction in litigation, primarily to the states in which the defendants are based or where the injured parties lived.

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FDA 510(k) – aka, Substantially Equivalent

FDA 510(k) – aka, Substantially Equivalent

Products such as new drugs and complex medical devices must be proven safe and effective before companies can put them on the market.

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Monsanto Roundup Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

Monsanto Roundup Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

In October 2016, a panel of federal judges created MDL No. 2741 to centralize dozens of Roundup lawsuits in one federal court, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California under Judge Vince Chhabria.

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FDA Basics You Should Know

FDA Basics You Should Know

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices, and by ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

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