Injury Law Blog

  • Implanon Lawsuits
    By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Implanon (etonogestrel implant) is a non-oral contraceptive that is implanted in the upper arm. While it is a convenient form of birth control that lasts three years without the need to take a daily pill or get repeated injections, it is also known to cause serious
  • NJ Legislation Passes to Help Car Accident Victims Recover Damages
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Good news for drivers in the Garden State: Two pieces of legislation to help injured motorists recover damages following car accidents were signed into law on August 15 by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. NJ Senator Nicholas Scutari sponsored both pieces of legislation
  • Bus Safety For Back to School
    Children all over the country are heading back to school. Some students will be walking to school, others will catch a ride from mom, dad or grandma. But nearly 25 million U.S. students will take the bus to school. Luckily, school buses are one of the safest modes of transportation on the roadways
  • Uloric Lawsuits
    By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Uloric (febuxostat) is used to treat gout. In February 2019, after reviewing the results of a safety study, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety announcement warning that Uloric increase the risk of cardiovascular events and death and added a
  • After years of consumers questioning the safety of surgical mesh implants for repairing a condition called pelvic organ prolapse (POP), The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered manufacturers to stop selling these devices immediately. The Read More
  • Kids put things in their mouths for a variety of reasons. For starters, an infant’s mouth has more nerve endings than any other part of the body. The result? When a baby wants to know what something really feels like, they’ll stick it in their Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer As spring break for students all across the country winds down, hotel staffs are dealing with the aftermath of partygoers enjoying sun, sand, surf, and shenanigans in hotel rooms, on balconies, in pools, and on beaches. Read More
  • The U.S Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use certain powder products because they tested positive for asbestos fibers. The agency is urging consumers to stop using the following Claire’s brand products immediately: Eye Read More
  • Monsanto was dealt another blow in the courtroom after a judge ruled that federal laws aren’t preemptive of consumer claims. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria denied Monsanto’s bid for the court to rule that federal insecticide law preempts Read More
  • By David Place How subrogation and reimbursement claims impact the injury victim’s settlement. When an individual suffers an injury and seeks medical attention, typically that care is paid for by an insurance carrier. Those bills might be paid by Read More
  • 3/13/2019 Update: President Donald Trump signed an order to ground the Max 8 in the U.S. and its airspace. As a team of U.S. aviation experts arrived in Ethiopia to begin collecting data to determine the cause of the Ethiopian Airlines jet crash, Read More
  • Child electric shock injuries can occur in the blink of an eye. Turning away for just a moment to start dinner, paired with a toddler’s increasing freedom and natural curiosity can lead to extremely dangerous situations. Young children, particularly Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer New Jersey’s Atlantic County Judge Christine Smith has ruled in the case against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia being liable for alleged child molestation by one of its former priests in the 1970’s against a plaintiff Read More
  • Shawn Harmon received his certification in Drilling Fluids Engineering after a severe workplace injury left him unable to return to his previous role. In August 2017, Mr. Harmon was employed by Cactus Wellhead. As part of his employment, he  Read More
  • The family of an elderly dementia resident has filed a lawsuit against Tristar Care Center Nursing and Rehabilitation in Fredericksburg, Texas, for its failure to protect the woman from a registered sex offender living as a resident in the facility Read More
  • By Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., CSSC, MSCC and CEO of Synergy Settlement Services On March 18, 2019, the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland announced that the law firm of Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., has agreed to pay Read More
  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a convenient and responsible means of disposing of unused prescription drugs in a safe environment. The event provides an opportunity for Americans to participate in the prevention of drug addiction and Read More
  • Pests have long plagued those who work in agriculture. From the locust in The Bible to the weeds of today building up a resistance to Roundup’s active ingredient, glyphosate, unchecked agricultural pests have long been a threat to our food supply. Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer A hernia is a painful medical condition can be debilitating, and while some people may suffer with a hernia for weeks, months, or years others must have surgery right away to correct their hernia—especially if it’s a Read More