Injury Law News

  • Plaintiffs Seek MDL in Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Repair Product Litigation
    Yesterday, Larry Bodine wrote in the MassTortNexus blog that the plaintiffs in Physiomesh Flexible Composite hernia mesh filed a motion to create a new MDL No. 2782 in either Illinois or Florida to hear lawsuits filed against Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson. Physiomesh has a unique design
  • Four former FDA commissioners denounce drug importation
    The four most recent Food and Drug Administration commissioners are warning Congress that legalizing the importation of drugs from other countries — an idea that has drawn support from both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump — is a risky approach that would endanger consumers by exposing them to fake
  • Safer rail cars gather dust as ethanol trains grow longer
    NEW YORK — While crossing a small wooden bridge March 10 near Graettinger in Palo Alto County, about 20 rail tank cars in a milelong train transporting ethanol flew off the tracks, sending fireballs into the sky, while thousands of gallons of the biofuel leaked into the creek below. No one was
  • Excessive Force Case against Police Officer – $2,250,000 Pain and Suffering Award to Couple
    According to the New York Injury Cases Blog, at about 7 p.m. on August 4, 2007, Herminio Pizarro and his girlfriend Olga Garcia interceded when Pizarro saw a New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) officer questioning a 14 year old girl. An altercation ensued between Pizarro and the police officer
The sex-trade is often pretty easy to spot. A teenage girl accompanies an older man at a motel front desk as he pays for a room in cash. Men come and go from the room for 30 minutes at a time. A scantily dressed girl wanders the hallways in the middle of the night. Motels and hotels across the Read More
The aches, the fatigue, the pain bewildered Frank Waller. “Leukemia? How did I get leukemia?” Waller kept wondering, after he was diagnosed more than a decade ago. Then an old friend of his who’s fast on the Internet and scours it for news suggested an answer.   “Weren’t you at Camp Lejeune?” he Read More
According to the New York Injury Cases Blog, on July 30, 2011 Anita Castro was seated on a patio having lunch after golfing at a club in Saratoga when a busboy decided to move another table and in the process of lifting it a table leg struck her in the head and face. Dazed and in pain, Ms. Castro, Read More
TRAVERSE CITY — Gary Leonard doesn’t remember the explosion after he struck a lighter inside a food truck parked at a Leelanau Peninsula Wine, Food & Music Festival. Flames engulfed Leonard and burned about 47 percent of his body on June 8, 2013. His injuries required a weeks-long medically- Read More
Lansing – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is demanding more answers and information from McLaren Flint, expressing concern the hospital or a consultant may have destroyed internal water system testing samples related to an initial regional outbreak of deadly Legionnaires’ Read More
A few years ago, I sat in on some bi-partisan focus groups run by a well-known polling firm. The topic had to do with people’s views about litigation. One exchange really stuck in my head. The moderator asked the group if they thought limiting people’s ability to sue corporations that harm or cheat Read More