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
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced plans to overhaul the nation’s medical device approval process. Opponents have long criticized the process for its failure to catch problems with risky implants and other medical products. The FDA Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer The medical device industry is enormous. Everything from medical gloves and gauze to artificial hips, prosthetic devices, and pacemakers are all made by medical device manufacturers. It is the U.S. Food & Drug Read More
  • Since the 1970s, car crash fatalities have been in decline. Part of that decline is because vehicles have overall improved in safety thanks, in part, to vehicle manufacturers heeding government regulations and working to improve car safety. However Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Truck accidents are serious business, and considering there are millions of motorists on American roadways every day, it’s not terribly surprising that in 2016, 3,986 people died in large truck crashes with only 17% of Read More
  • Unpredictable traffic patterns and distracted drivers cause thousands of parking lot accidents that cost consumers millions of dollars each year. While slower speed may give people a false sense of security, the reality is roads are more dangerous Read More
  • Millions of defective vehicles and automotive parts are recalled every year. In some cases, auto recalls can be a potential safety issue. This why the moment you receive a recall notice on your vehicle, you should make it a priority to take care of Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert warning irbesartan users that certain lots of the drug have been voluntarily recalled by Sciegen Pharmaceuticals. Irbesartan is used to treat high Read More
  • Over the years, car safety technology has centered around saving lives and preventing injuries. But it is important to note that not all car crashes are caused by driver error. Many auto accidents occur because of a vehicle defect. Today’s cars come Read More
  • One minute, everything is fine, and then all of a sudden, the worst has happened. You’ve been in a car crash. What you do next will make all the difference from your medical treatment to the compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, Read More
  • Bayer Ceases the Sale of Essure Bayer is standing by the safety of its permanent birth control device, Essure, despite pulling it off shelves. In mid-July, the company announced its decision to halt the sale of Essure by the end of the year. Ceasing Read More
  • The frailty and vulnerable of some elders in the care of nursing homes or other elderly care facilities can make them a target for neglect, abuse and negligent care, a shocking situation that no one wishes for their aging loved ones. Nursing home Read More
  • Daycare workers are responsible for the care of all the children in their charge. When they fail to maintain a reasonable level of care, they are acting negligently and can be held legally liable for their actions. If your child has suffered harm at Read More
  • The magic of Halloween is a childhood favorite. From the spine-chilling decorations to the creepy costumes, Oct. 31 is a night full of fright. However, for parents of young children, what’s even scarier is worrying about the safety of your children Read More
  • Most states require all drivers to carry a minimum level of auto insurance, but not every driver does so. A car accident can cause serious injuries, and if the at-fault driver does not have auto insurance, there can be serious consequences. Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), used in some MRI’s, were first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 30 years ago. Gadolinium is highly-toxic, that is not disputed. That is why it is Read More

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