product liability

What Is Tort Law?

The Basics Tort law covers a whole body of law that deals with violations wherein a person’s behavior injured someone else or otherwise caused them to suffer or incur unfair losses. With such a broad definition, this [...]

What Is Tort Law?2015-02-04T14:22:29+00:00

Benicar Lawsuits

Popular hypertension drug, Benicar, has been linked to cases of "sprue-like enteropathy." The drug makers have failed to properly warn patients about the risks associated with Benicar, and, as a result, Benicar lawsuits are now being persuied [...]

Benicar Lawsuits2014-10-08T09:54:20+00:00

Blinds Still Cause Child Stranglings

Sad news out of Utah as yet another child dies due to strangulation on a window blind cord last week. How Serious Are Blind Strangulations? According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, one child dies every [...]

Blinds Still Cause Child Stranglings2014-05-06T14:36:33+00:00

General Mills and Forced Arbitration: A Victory for Consumer Rights.

In 2012, two California mothers got fed up with the use of the phrase "100% Natural" on the General Mills Nature Valley granola bars. They called the marketing deceptive and point out that the  products contain dyes [...]

General Mills and Forced Arbitration: A Victory for Consumer Rights.2014-04-29T11:50:58+00:00

When Corporate Greed Costs Lives – The GM ignition switch.

You’ve probably heard the story. General Motors chief executive Mary Barra (pictured above) is in Washington today to face questioning before members of the House and then members of the Senate about how a faulty ignition component [...]

When Corporate Greed Costs Lives – The GM ignition switch.2014-04-01T14:58:15+00:00

Vaginal Mesh Jury Verdict: $11.1 Million

The first Johnson & Johnson vaginal mesh case has gone to trial, and the manufacturer lost big—the jury came back with a $3.35 million verdict.  Making things worse for Johnson & Johnson, that was only the compensatory damages [...]

Vaginal Mesh Jury Verdict: $11.1 Million2014-08-12T19:03:03+00:00

Johnson & Johnson: First Defective DePuy Hip Trial

  The first trial of about 10,000 cases over Johnson & Johnson’s defective DePuy hip replacement devices has started in Los Angeles, California.  These hip devices are from a time when Johnson & Johnson and other hip [...]

Johnson & Johnson: First Defective DePuy Hip Trial2014-08-12T18:30:37+00:00

New Post-Finasteride Syndrome Foundation offers hope for Propecia victims

Merck & Co. may remain mum on the myriad of persistent side effects precipitated by its popular hair-loss drug Propecia, but victims worldwide should sleep easier tonight knowing that medical pros have banded together in the pharma giant's backyard [...]

New Post-Finasteride Syndrome Foundation offers hope for Propecia victims2013-08-19T12:07:18+00:00

Atlantic’s anti-finasteride fanatic slur sinks under a wave of factual reporting

As more news reports link the baldness drug Propecia to persistent male sexual dysfunction, some are questioning the validity of the connection. Writing for The Atlantic, Lindsay Abrams blames “anti-finasteride fanatics” for raising undue alarm among the millions of men [...]

Atlantic’s anti-finasteride fanatic slur sinks under a wave of factual reporting2013-08-19T12:07:30+00:00

Global news outlets run Propecia horror stories first reported in the Examiner

After months of the Examiner’s exclusive coverage of the severe and persistent side effects of the baldness drug Propecia, ABC News, Time magazine and the UK’s widely distributed The Sun newspaper and Mail OnLine of London have just run stories [...]

Global news outlets run Propecia horror stories first reported in the Examiner2012-07-13T07:22:24+00:00

Propecia victims furious Bosley knew of drug’s dangers but did not warn patients

When the Food and Drug Administration approved the hair-growth drug Propecia in 1997, a number of doctors and medical researchers voiced their strong concerns about the drug’s severe side effects. One outspoken critic was well-known hair-restoration expert L. Lee Bosley who [...]

Propecia victims furious Bosley knew of drug’s dangers but did not warn patients2012-06-13T14:49:18+00:00