Defective Hemorrhoid Stapler Case is No Joke—How Defective Medical Devices Spark Liability Lawsuits

Surgical procedures are meant to heal, so it’s alarming when a patient ends up in worse shape than before their operation. Sadly, doctors can make mistakes and medical tools can fail. When this happens because of carelessness or negligence, the patient deserves compensation. One landmark case involves a defective hemorrhoid stapler. That might sound like…

The Power Armor Collectible Helmet Recall, and What it Means for Product Liability Suits

When one thinks about safety recalls and product liability suits, some obvious items come to mind: Automobile brakes. Kids’ car seats. Electrical appliances. Vaping gear. But, sometimes, one runs into an odd product recall or liability cases. Like a collectible novelty post-apocalyptic helmet. We’re talking, of course, of the Power Armor Collectible Helmet, released in…

Vaping Lawsuits on the Rise: The Cases, and How We Got Here

It’s been hard to miss the recent news stories about illnesses associated with electronic cigarettes. As of October 1, 2019, the CDC reported 1,080 lung injury cases across 48 states and one U.S. territory where the common thread was e-cigarette products and vaping. At the latest count, there have been 18 deaths, one of which…

Getting a Drone for Christmas? What you should do first.

Are you hoping to find a drone under your Christmas tree next month? An estimated 200,000 drones will be given as gifts this holiday season and some believe many of them will wind up crashing before New Year’s Day. The insurance industry is looking at the growing popularity of drones as an opportunity, as much…

Can Drug Companies Be Liable for Adverse Side Effects?

Unfortunately, in today’s world, dangerous drugs are marketed and sold everyday.  Drug companies often market dangerous drugs putting their profits over their consumers’ safety.  These “medications” can cause dangerous and damaging side effects.  Many of us have or have loved ones who have had a negative effects from a drug or medical device that they…