When Routine Surgery Goes Wrong: Brain Damage Following Routine Surgery

The medical field has been growing and expanding with new technologies and more procedures becoming available. Cosmetic procedures to reduce weight, enlarge breasts or improve other aesthetics have become a routine phenomenon.  Private stand-alone surgery centers have popped up across every major city in the United States; making elective surgeries a daily occurrence. Surgery, once […]

FDA Issues Public Warning Regarding Belviq & Belviq XR (Lorcaserin)

Possible Cancer Risk Associated with Belviq & Belviq XR (Lorcaserin) The FDA is investigating a possible increased risk of cancer associated with the weight loss drug Lorcaserin which is currently marketed as: Belviq and Belviq XR.  The FDA announced on January 14, 2020, that the results of a clinical trial showed a possible increase risk […]

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 […]

Is the Tesla Model 3 Safe?

The thought of owning a self-driving featured car sounds nifty. Imagine being able to do work on your way to work, or even summon your car in a parking lot to come pick you up from the front of the restaurant. This all sounds incredible. However, there has been controversy over the Tesla Model 3 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Texas Law Aimed at Porch Pirates Makes Stealing Mail a Felony

Stealing Packages is Now a Felony in Texas Beginning September 1, 2019, anyone convicted for stealing mail in Texas could face felony charges. Partly due to the rise of online shopping, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 37 to prevent “porch pirates” from stealing mail left out in the open. The bill defines mail as […]

Driverless Cars and the Future of Auto Accident Liability

The idea that cars could drive themselves was once though to be merely a fantasy. Today, virtually every major auto manufacturer is in a foot race to be the first to get driverless cars into production. In fact, there are 52 different companies in California alone that have been approved to test self-driving vehicles ranging […]

Liability Issues in Bikeshare and Dockless Scooter Accidents

Not too long ago, probably about the time Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies took off, someone had a really good idea. Why not do the same thing for bicycles? Shortly thereafter, bicycle sharing apps began popping up in the Apple and Google stores. The bicycles themselves began appearing as well. These systems proved quite […]

Are Texas Trial Lawyers the Next Step in Battling Human Trafficking?

One of the buzzes at this spring’s Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP)–a seminar held in Las Vegas twice a year for personal injury trial lawyers to learn about the latest in wide-spread tort claims-was the move for trial lawyers to get involved in the war on human trafficking.  Human trafficking is a wide-spread criminal enterprise […]

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