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  • Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder After Asbestos Found
    Johnson & Johnson recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder after the FDA found asbestos in one of the bottles. The recall only applies to a single lot of baby powder made by the consumer products giant. However, it comes at a particularly bad time for the company, which is facing thousands of lawsuits over its talcum powder. Anyone who has
  • What To Do When Defective Household Products Cause Burn Injuries
    Serious burn injuries can happen when using defective household products. These injuries can cause a lifetime of disfigurement, not to mention serious pain and medical bills. Consumers have a right to expect that the products they and their families use are reasonably safe. When this trust is violated because of product defects, victims may be able to pursue a personal
  • TALCUM POWDER DEEMED AS POSSIBLE TRIGGER FOR OVARIAN CANCER
    A well-trusted household product potentially causes fatal results. Over the course of the past decade, there has been an alarmingly increased amount of individuals sourcing the diagnoses of ovarian cancer to a product that for ages has been an essential for many women and children: talcum powder. Several talcum powder manufacturers, including Johnson and Johnson, are facing personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits due to
  • TODDLER KILLED IN TRAGIC MIRROR ACCIDENT
    This past month, a Georgia toddler tragically lost her life in what’s been deemed a “freak accident” at a shoe store. A mirror from a store wall came crashing down, falling on top of the little girl. She died shortly after at a local hospital. Her family members are now distraught and left with several questions, including why the mirror
  • CHRYSLER ORDERED TO PAY AFTER CHILD DIES IN JEEP ACCIDENT
    This month, Chrysler, Jeep’s parent company, was ordered to uphold a payout to the family of a child who died in an accident involving a Jeep explosion. The Georgia Supreme Court made a decision to award the family $40 million, overturning an initial jury decision of a $150 million payout. Both the family of the child and their legal team
  • TALC VERDICT IN CALIFORNIA
    On Thursday, May 24th, a California jury found that Johnson & Johnson should pay $4 million in punitive damages along with $21.7 million to Joanne Anderson after she developed malignant mesothelioma because of long-time exposure to asbestos in Johnson & Johnson products. Even after this most recent verdict, J&J continues the assertion that their products don’t contain asbestos or cause
  • AUTOMAKERS SHIRKING TAKATA RECALL DEADLINE
    Frontal airbags have been required in all new passenger cars since the 1999 model year. What happens when the devices that are installed to protect us from injury actually inflict it? The Takata Recall has been ongoing for three years but many vehicles are still affected. With Takata filing for bankruptcy and a reported delay in inflator-replacement kits, when will
  • NEW: Talc Verdict Update
    LANZO CASE UPDATE On Friday, a New Jersey State judge upheld a verdict totaling $117 million in damages against Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier over claims that Lanzo’s decades-long exposure to asbestos-containing talcum powder contributed to his mesothelioma. When seeking to overturn the verdicts, the defendants argued that the talc products did not contain asbestos. The Lanzos countered
  • What To Do If Your Accident Is Caused By A Defect In The Car
    Not all automobile accidents involve driver negligence or even drivers at all. Sometimes vehicle defects are to blame. If something goes wrong in your car, you could be in an accident involving serious injury or even death. Here is what you should know if you believe a defect may be responsible for your automobile accident. Recognizing what could be a
  • Recall of Valsartan Products and Legal Implications
    The Food and Drug Administration has recently announced a recall of some medicines that contain valsartan, a medicine used for the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure. The drug has been recalled because of the detection of an NDMA impurity that could cause cancer in patients who were consuming the drug. Keep in mind that all valsartan products