Composix Kugel Mesh Patch

South Carolina Composix Kugel Mesh Patch Lawyers The Strom Law Firm is now investigating and evaluating the Kugel Mesh patch.  It is designed to prevent hernia that can develop after surgery; however it is considered a dangerous and defective device.  Call the Strom Law Firm today for a free case evaluation.  803.252.4800. Even if you don’t hire … [Read more...]

NFL Motions to Dismiss Concussion Lawsuits

On Thursday, in a federal court in Philadelphia, the NFL filed a motion to dismiss 140 consolidated concussion lawsuits, representing more than 3,300 former players. The NFL wants the suits dismissed "on the basis that the claims are preempted by federal labor law," league spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement earlier this week. "The … [Read more...]

Ryan Dunn’s Estate Sued by Car Crash Victim’s Family

Wednesday, TMZ announced that late “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn was being sued by the parents of Zachary Hartwell, Dunn’s friend who was also killed in last summer’s fatal crash. Hartwell’s parents are now suing Dunn’s estate for personal damages. Dunn and Hartwell were in Dunn’s Porsche, driving 132 mph, when Dunn ran off the road and hit a tree. … [Read more...]

Long Term Air Pollution May Lead to Health Problems in Older Adults

A new study has revealed that short-term and long-term exposure to fine-particle air pollution may lead to an increase in hospitalizations among older adults. The Harvard study, conducted by Joel D. Schwartz, PhD, and colleagues, revealed for each 10 µg/m3 (micrograms per cubic meter of air) increase in short-term exposure to fine airborne … [Read more...]

Woman Fired after Donating Kidney To Boss, Files Discrimination Lawsuit

Imagine donating a kidney to your boss and getting fired in return? Sounds crazy, but that is just what happened to one Long Island woman. Debbie Stevens, 47, filed a suit with the New York Human Rights commission stating she  was set up by her boss. Stevens began work as a clerical worker at Atlantic Automotive Group, a billion-dollar … [Read more...]

Gardasil Vaccine May Have More Side Effects than Reported

South Carolina Gardasil Lawyers The much hyped HPV vaccine, Gardasil, may have more side effects than initially reported. Gardasil was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June of 2006. It is made by Merck Inc. and has been aggressively marketed to families of young females. Gardasil’s clinical trials reportedly concluded that … [Read more...]

Self-Driving Cars Create Insurance and Liability Conundrum

As Google Begins to Test Self-Driving Cars, Automakers and Lawmakers Alike Question Liability Self-driving cars – many tech-heads see this as the next step in personal vehicle safety. The cars could lead to less smog and traffic, and can also potentially keep passengers safer in the event of an accident. Many, including Google and now automaker … [Read more...]

Do More Tests Lead to More Malpractice Lawsuits?

In a recent op-ed piece for the New York Times, Dr. Sanjay Gupta claims that doctors often practice “defensive medicine,” ordering unnecessary tests in order to avoid malpractice lawsuits. In theory, if doctors test for everything, they can catch mistakes. However, Dr. Gupta argues that more tests lead to more false positives, more medication, and … [Read more...]

Top 5 Most Common Personal Injury Claims

Many people believe that we live in a litigious society. A quick online search for “sue happy Americans” brings up 1,830,000 results. While some lawsuits are frivolous, many personal injury claims are necessary to compensate victims and their families for physical harm and lost income. Below are five of the most common types of personal injury … [Read more...]

Litigation Judge Issues TVM Protective Order

After a status conference on July 26th, Litigation Judge Joseph R. Goodwin issues a TVM protective order to protect the companies involved in several of his MDL suits. Judge Goodwin is currently overseeing MDL 2327 (In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation), MDL 2325 (In re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic … [Read more...]

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