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On Monday, August 21, 2017, Johnson & Johnson suffered another tremendous loss as a Los Angeles jury awarded $417 million in damages to Eva Echeverria, who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s signature product for decades.
William Eklund, an employee of Boeing Inc., underwent hip replacement surgery in 2006. At some point following surgery. he began experiencing extreme hip pain and a persistent squeaking of the hip. He then found out that the M2a Magnum Metal-on-Metal Hip system from Biomet was failing and eventually underwent revision surgery in 2014 to remove and replace the device.
This lawsuit is different because it marks the first time a large international corporation has sued Zimmer Biomet on behalf of an employee.
The Nash & Franciskato Law Firm congratulates Brian S. Franciskato for being elected by his peers to sit on the Board of Governors for The American Association for Justice (AAJ).
Between 249,000 and 363,000 people in the U.S. currently live with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and it is estimated that 17,730 new spinal cord injuries occur each year.
Burns from chemicals can happen anywhere — home, school or work — wherever chemicals are handled. What do you need to know?
According to the American Burn Association, every year 486,000 burn injuries require medical treatment with 40,000 requiring a hospital stay.Of the 40,000 hospitalizations, 30,000 are at hospital burn centers. Click To Tweet
Large, public displays of fireworks are beautiful and fun to watch; however, they can be dangerous at the home level if not handled properly and safely.An estimated 9,125 fireworks injuries occur each year. Click To Tweet
Warm weather means water fun! Swimming. Boating. Snorkeling. Fishing. Water parks. Trips to Lake of the Ozarks. Vacations to beaches. It’s fun. There’s nothing to worry about â€¦ or is there?about nine people die from drowning every day in the United States Click To Tweet
A successful jury ruling came for 62-year old Lois Slemp of Virginia on May 4, 2017 in her case against Johnson & Johnson alleging that using its baby powder caused her ovarian cancer.
“About 146,571 people died from unintentional injury-related deaths in 2015, according to Injury Facts 2017.”
The good news: with the proper safety precautions and awareness of the hazards, these types of deaths and injuries are preventable.