Blog Posts in 2016

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FNJ Files Tragic Ariel Grace Essure Lawsuit in North Carolina

December 16, 2016: Fleming, Nolen & Jez sued Bayer, Corp., Bayer Healthcare LLC; Bayer Essure ® , Inc. (F/K/A Conceptus, Inc.); Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Bayer sales representative ...
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Revised and Updated for 2017: A Practitioner's Guide to Class Actions

December 2016: The go to guide for class actions, A Practitioner’s Guide To Class Actions, will be fully revised and updated in 2017. Originally published by the American Bar Association in 2010, the ...
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Black Box Warning Emphasizes Dangers of Essure® Side Effects

When the United States Food and Drug Administration issued its decision to require a black box warning on the Essure® birth control, it opened the doors to criticism against the manufacturer. It also ...
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School Bus Crash in Chattanooga Causes Multiple Deaths

On Monday in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a school bus carrying 35 children was involved in a crash that resulted in multiple deaths. The children ranged from kindergarten to fifth grade and it is not ...
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California Essure® Cases Coordinated in Front of Judge Winifred Smith

The Essure® product liability lawsuits filed in California have been coordinated in front of a single judge in Alameda County. The Judicial Council of California has created a Judicial Council ...
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Taxotere Maker Allegedly Failed to Warn Patients of Side Effects

When a patient develops cancer, there are various treatment options that may be considered. One of these is Taxotere, a medication that disrupts the body’s growth and spread of cancer cells. It is ...
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FDA: Act On Essure®

Bayer designed the Essure® device to insert a metal coil known as a “micro-insert” into each of a patient’s fallopian tubes. Once released, the micro-inserts are supposed to expand and anchor into the ...
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Steps to Take After an Auto Accident

When a car crash happens, anybody involved can experience the sudden shock. They may start to panic, wondering if they have been hurt, wondering if their vehicle is totaled, and thinking about what to ...
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Call Your Congressman to Support HR 5403 - The Ariel Grace Act

Preemption is a legal issue that bars recovery for many meritorious cases. Thousands of litigants with serious injuries have had cases thrown out of court when courts conclude that their state law ...
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Nederland Oil Plant Fire Injures 7, Under Investigation

Federal investigators are looking into a flash fire that injured seven workers at Sunoco Logistics’ Nederland terminal. According to reports, the workers were constructing a crude oil pipeline ...
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Essure® Lawsuit Given Green Light in California State Court

For women suffering from the permanent birth control Essure® , there is new hope after a California State Court gave the green light for pending lawsuits against the Bayer Corporation. The decision ...
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Small Plane Crash in Northern Illinois Results in 1 Death

On July 21, 2016, a small plane crashed in a Northern Illinois residential neighborhood just south of Chicago [1] resulting in one death and a house fire. Reports started coming in early Thursday ...
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Trucking Accident News: 2 Fatal Crashes Over the Last Week

Despite their helpfulness and how much they benefit the economy, large commercial trucks can prove to be dangerous. Their sheer size in combination with even the smallest problem can result in a ...
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Damages Associated with IVC Filter Lawsuits

We know the various effects that an IVC filter failure can have on a person, as well as the lawsuits that have been brought forward as a result of the injuries sustained by patients who have been ...
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NHTSA Warns Honda, Acura Drivers to Stop Driving Over 300,000 Older Models

In a new federal bulletin, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a warning to drivers of more than 300,000 older Honda and Acura models. The NHTSA announced that consumers ...
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IKEA Recalls 29 Million Dressers and Chests After Death of 6 Children

IKEA announced on June 28, 2016 that they would be recalling 29 million dressers and chests due to a tip-over hazard [1] . The recall comes after recent reports regarding three dozen injuries, as well ...
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FDA Encourages Reports of IVC Filter Errors

As more IVC filter lawsuits come to light, we are starting to see even more adverse effects. These are potential problems that may arise after the filter has been implanted in the patient. This device ...
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Lawmakers Considering Ways to Make Essure® Lawsuits Possible?

Essure® birth control — a form of permanent birth control — has come under quite a bit of scrutiny lately as more and more women are coming forward with complaints of adverse effects. According to ...
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More Plane Crashes Over Past Three Days; One in Tennessee, One in Indiana

Over the past week, there have been two more plane crashes that have occurred and made news. The first was on Saturday, when two individuals were killed and two others were injured after a plane ...
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Two Dead After Small Plane Crash in Hawthorne, CA

On Friday night, around 5:11 p.m., a small plane crashed in Hawthorne, California, colliding into a townhouse. The two passengers onboard the airplane were killed. According to the Los Angeles County ...
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Small Plane Crash Near Hobby Airport Results in 3 Deaths

Authorities are investigating a small plane crash that occurred near Hobby Airport on Thursday and resulted in three deaths. According to reports, the small airplane came down and collided with a car ...
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Faulty Data Used for Essure® Approval?

According to a new study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University , some of the high-risk medical devices used in the areas of gynecology and obstetrics may have been approved based on ...
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Houston Bus Accident Results in Over 30 Injured

On June 1, just before 1:30 p.m., a METRO Houston bus was traveling northbound on Chartres when — authorities report — a black Ford pickup truck ran a stop sign. The truck was traveling westbound on ...
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Arkansas Plane Crash Kills 1

During a training flight on Thursday, May 5 th , a Cessna 310F twin-engine plane crashed at the North Little Rock Municipal Airport, killing one of its two occupants and severely injuring the other. ...
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South Texas Bus Crash: Update

On Saturday, a charter bus operated by OGA Charters was carrying 52 passengers to a casino in Eagle Pass when it crashed in South Texas on U.S. Highway 83, north of Laredo. The accident killed eight ...
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