Nizatidine Recall Due to NDMA

Nizatidine Recall Nationwide On January 8, 2020 the U.S based Mylan Pharmaceuticals has conducted a voluntary nationwide Nizatidine recall on three lots of Nizatidine capsules (including strengths of 150mg and 300mg) due to trace amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine  detected in the API Nizatidine, USP, manufactured by Solara Active Pharma Sciences Limited. The three recalled lots were […]

Port Neches Plant Explosion Displaces Families at Thanksgiving

In the early morning hours of November 27, 2019, a loud explosion rocked the town of Port Neches.  The Port Neches plant explosion resulted in three people injured, extensive property damage across the town and release of a known carcinogen: butadiene.  Subsequently at least three more explosions were reported at the Texas Petrochemicals  aka TPC […]

ITC Deer Park Chemical Fire Investigation Reveals Startling Facts

On March 17, 2019, a huge fire erupted at the Intercontinental Terminals Co. (ITC) bulk liquid storage terminal which sent a large black cloud high over Deer Park and surrounding communities east of Houston, Texas.  The fire, which ultimately was allowed largely to burn out, spawned lawsuits from thousands of residents and Harris County for […]

Where is Vaping Banned and Why?

Why is Vaping Being Banned? Across the United States there has been a movement to ban the sale and/or use of e-cigarettes in both public and private venues.  All this has followed after the Center for Disease Control has received numerous reports of lung injuries, illnesses and at least 24 confirmed deaths. The number of […]

Johnson & Johnson Settle Hip Implant Cases

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson promised tens of thousands of people that its cutting-edge Pinnacle artificial hips would give patients more active lives. However, for many, their lives got worse.  So, after years of litigation, J&J and its DuPuy subsidiary agreed to create a $1 billion settlement fund for victims. The settlement covers about two-thirds […]

Update on C.R. Bard, Inc. IVC Filter Lawsuits

This April, the first bellwether trial against C.R. Bard, Inc. came to an end. An Arizona Federal Court jury returned a 3.6 million dollar verdict to a plaintiff who required open heart surgery to save her life after an IVC filter fractured and traveled to her heart. Product manufacturer, C.R. Bard was hit with $1.6 […]

Hyundai Sonata and Kia Forte Airbag Failure to Deploy

Hyundai & Kia Air Bag Failure Attorneys The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating airbag failure to deploy during accidents for 2011 Hyundai Sonata and 2012-2013 Kia Forte automobiles. There have been reports of six front-end crashes with substantial property damage but no airbag deployment resulting in four deaths and six people […]

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

The highest-profile class actions lawsuits often involve drugs or medical devices such as breast implants that have harmed thousands or tens of thousands of people due to defective design, defective manufacture, or failure to warn patients of known risks. While that type of wrongful action on the part of a pharmaceutical company or medical device […]

Breast Implants Linked to Cancer

FDA Reports Certain Breast Implants Linked to Cancer According to a report released by the Federal Drug Agency (FDA), there is a rare T-cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implantation. The cancer is called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). It is considered rare, but women with breast implants involving textured implants particularly […]

NCAA Liability for Injuries to Student Athletes

In my last post, I discussed injuries to high school athletes. There are unique legal issues attendant to that, since high school is mandatory and a part of the state’s educational infrastructure. College athletics are distinct because colleges are not mandatory. There is no right to a university education. They are similar, however, insofar as […]