Injury Law Blog

  • 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
  • 11 Out of 12 Families Test Positive for Glyphosate in Recent Study
    By Sandra Dalton, Staff Wrier A study by the Center for Environmental Health tested 12 families for glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup. 11 of the 12 families tested positive. In 10 of the families tested, children had higher glyphosate levels than their parents.
  • When is it Time For Older Adult Drivers to Give up The Keys
    As young children, we’re taught to respect our elders. So, when the car ahead of you is driving too slow in the fast lane, you might be tempted to throw an angry glance their way. That is until you realize it’s someone who looks like they could be your grandparent. If you find yourself wondering
  • 25 Years of Tort Reform: Reed Morgan on Liebeck v. McDonald's
    It started with a morning cup of coffee and ended with a powerful corporation controlling the narrative. It’s the case that gave rise to attacks on personal injury attorneys. Further, it helped push a false narrative about frivolous lawsuits in America. It’s the case that many believe responsible
  • A New Jersey Superior Court Judge has ruled that a federal law giving the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) the exclusive right to determine if a drug’s label or package insert has adequate health risk information does not bar state lawsuits Read More
  • Memory loss is one of the most common cognitive side effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Even in mild TBI, memory loss is still very common. The more severe the victim’s memory loss after the TBI, the more significant the brain damage will be Read More
  • The mother and grandmother of a 15-year-old boy who intentionally flew a stolen plane into a Bank of America building in Tampa four months after the 9/11 attacks have dropped their $70 million lawsuit against the drug manufacturer Hoffmann-LaRoche, Read More
  • With the United States still reeling from the tainted pet food recall in March 2007 due to contaminated food imported from China, another product made there is causing serious injuries and deaths: defective tires. Almost 500,000 (possibly many more Read More
  • A Boston man, who lost the use of his arms and legs after being hit by a car while he was crossing a street two years ago, has been awarded over $16 million. The verdict was one of the largest awards by a jury for a personal injury case in Read More
  • A jury has awarded $3.7 million to a woman permanently injured in a brutal dog attack finding that the Delray Beach, Florida city officials were not only at fault but were more culpable than the dog’s owner. The jury assigned 60% of the blame to the Read More
  • Though fireworks are exciting and fun to watch, they can also be very dangerous, especially in the hands of untrained users or children. In 2005, approximately 10,800 people were treated in emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries, and 60% of Read More
  • An Indiana bar has been ordered to pay a settlement of $704,649 to a motorcyclist who is totally disabled as a result of a crash caused by a drunk driver who had been a patron at the establishment the night of the wreck. The bar ordered to pay is Read More
  • Thousands of Cincinnati residents are eligible to receive a settlement check if they were evacuated or harmed by the styrene leak on the east side in 2005. Styrene, also known as vinyl benzene, is an organic compound that evaporates easily and has a Read More
  • In mid-June 2007, a Florida woman who lost a child in an accidental shooting in 2000 was one of three people who won a settlement against a gun manufacturer. Linda Bullard’s 15-year-old son, Billy, died in their Macon, Florida home in 2000. Mrs. Read More
  • Three trials and over ten years later, a California man who suffered severe brain injuries when his seatbelt failed in a car accident, was awarded an astonishing $32.5 million; Ford Motor Company and Mazda Motor Corporation were found negligent for Read More
  • More lawsuits have recently been filed against the Canadian company B.C. Ferries over the March 22, 2006 sinking of the Queen of the North. The ship ran aground and then sank off the northern coast of British Columbia last year, and two passengers, Read More
  • Robert Taylor, who lost his right leg in a firearm accident four years ago, was awarded $600,000 in damages against gun manufacturer Freedom Arms Inc. following a three-week jury trial. The jury unanimously found that there was a defect in the Read More
  • A child conceived but not yet born at the time of a negligent act can later sue over the negligence, a Wisconsin state appeals court has ruled. When a county judge dismissed a medical malpractice lawsuit brought on behalf of a 2-year-old boy whose Read More
  • The widow of a California man who died in a Yuba River boating tragedy has filed a wrongful death suit against the federal government. The woman, Brigid Bailey, is seeking unspecified damages stemming from the death of her husband, Joseph Bailey, at Read More