Criminal Charges Against Transportation Company Filed for Death in 2009 Chemical Spill

Georgia-based Transit Company Faces Federal-level Criminal Charges for Fatal Ammonia Spill in 2009 Criminal charges have been filed against Werner Transportation Services, Inc, of Georgia, in Colmbia, SC. The company is implicated in a fatal 2009 chemical spill near Swansea, in rural Lexington County. The company was indicted on Wednesday, … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Implant Personal Injury Lawsuit Sees First Round of Testimonies

Testimony in DePuy Hip Implant Personal Injury Lawsuit Indicates All-Metal Hips are Dangerous The first bellwether case in the DePuy hip implant MDL against the ASR model is going forward. The plaintiff is Loren Kransky, a Vietnam veteran who received one of DePuy’s ASR model hip implants in 2005. Since then, he has suffered several common but … [Read more...]

Fresenius USA Endorses Creating MDL for GranuFlo and Naturalyte Lawsuits

GranuFlo and Naturalyte Manufacturer Agrees with Plaintiffs’ Push for MDL At the beginning of this year, plaintiffs with cases against Fresenius – the manufacturers of failed dialysis powders GranuFlo and Naturalyte – filed with the Judicial Panel of Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate all related personal injury lawsuits into one … [Read more...]

Alec Baldwin’s Yoga Instructor Wife Hit With Personal Injury Lawsuit

Hilaria Thomas Baldwin, Alec Baldwin’s Wife, Faces Personal Injury Lawsuit for “Negligence” and “Emotional Distress” in Yoga Studio A man in Lower Manhattan has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Hilaria Thomas, Alec Baldwin’s wife, for injuries and emotional distress caused by the yoga instructor’s overcrowded yoga studio. The plaintiff – … [Read more...]

Toyota Settles Vehicle Recall Lawsuit with 29 States

Toyota Has Settled Vehicle Recall Lawsuit Brought Forth by Attorneys General in 29 States and American Samoa Toyota agreed on Thursday, February 14th, to pay $29 million to 29 states, and American Samoa, as part of a settlement regarding complications with vehicle recall notices in 2010. In 2010, Toyota issued a vehicle recall notice for 14 … [Read more...]

Chrysler Issues Vehicle Recall for Nearly 300,000 Cars

Safety Concern Prompts Chrysler to Issue Vehicle Recall on Trucks and SUVs Chrysler is issuing a vehicle recall for 278,222 pickup trucks and SUVs due to a problem with the rear axle. Reportedly, the rear axle of some Chrysler Dodge Ram 1500 pickups, model years 2009 through 2012, and some Chrysler Dodge Dakota pickups in model years 2009 to … [Read more...]

Greek Prosecutors Levy Criminal Corruption Charges Against DePuy Executives

Greece Claims DePuy Executives Bribed Hospitals to Buy Faulty All-Metal Hip Replacement Devices DePuy Orthopedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson which faces several personal injury lawsuits in the United States and England, now faces criminal corruption charges from Greece. On Tuesday, February 12th, five DePuy executives were charged by … [Read more...]

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