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Today, the FDA issued a final order requiring manufacturers to submit a pre-market approval (PMA) application for two types of metal-on-metal hip replacement devices. These include ones with a:
Pedestrians must be able to cross streets safely, especially in busy, heavy-traffic areas. Unfortunately, sometimes the traditional, marked crosswalks are not sufficient enough to make crossing safe.More than 40% of pedestrian fatalities take place where no crosswalk is available. Click To Tweet
Social media is part of our everyday lives. We use Facebook to stay up-to-date with family and friends we don’t see often. It’s easy to post an update or a photo once so that everyone you are connected with hears what is up with you.
But what do you post when you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit?
When you need a personal injury lawyer in the Kansas City area, contact us for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your case.
Aggressive driving has become a serious problem on our highways and roadways here in the Kansas City area and nationwide. According to NHTSA and the Auto Vantage auto club show, 66% of traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive driving.
Approximately 23% of all car accidents are weather-related. And, it’s no wonder, that the winter season is considered the most dangerous season. In the Kansas City area, we see a variety of winter driving hazards ranging from snow to freezing rain, slush, black ice and freezing temps.
We want you to be safe when on the road, so here are some tips to help you prepare for the cold and those Missouri winter driving hazards.
In September, NBC News released a 2-part series on the dangers of IVC blood clot filters, specifically focusing on products manufactured by C.R. Bard. On December 31, 2015, NBC News released a follow-up on this exclusive year-long investigation.
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) released a new report on December 15, 2015 on Concussions and the Courthouse. According to the AAJ’s release, a small number of lawsuits have played a significant role in encouraging sports leagues, at both a professional and student level, to change their approach in preventing concussions as well as the way they respond to those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.
In October, we saw a multidistrict litigation (MDL) established to consolidate power morcellator lawsuits against Ethicon, a unit of Johnson & Johnson. In November, U.S District Judge Kathryn Vratil of Kansas overseeing the MDL, appointed the first plaintiffs steering committee in multidistrict litigation made up of a majority of women members.
On November 24, 2015, after only two weeks of trial, a jury awarded bellwether plaintiff Robyn Christiansen $11 million dollars.
Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day are some of the most dangerous times to be on the road due to impaired driving abilities caused by drugs and alcohol.