Recent Posts in Product Liability Category

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Breaking Down Product Liability Cases

In product liability cases, there are a number of things that need to be considered when navigating the complex legal process. There are several legal theories under the umbrella of product liability. ...
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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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Talc Study Shows Ovarian Cancer Risk

A recent scientific study has shown that the risk of ovarian cancer is one-third higher among women who regularly powder their genitals with talc. The study conducted by Dr. Daniel W. Cramer, who ...
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Links Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

What are the connections between the use of talcum powder and the dangers of ovarian cancer? There are more than 1,200 cases similar to this still pending. Agencies are also calling for makers of ...
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The Fine Print: Arbitration Clauses Affecting Everyday Consumers

Smart phones. Computers. Software. These are just a few examples of products that require consumers to agree to arbitration clauses. Millions of Americans own products or have agreed to services that ...
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What Do 47 Million Cars Have in Common? 20% May be Recalled

The renowned used-car provider Carfax recently estimated that nearly one in five cars on the U.S. roads are driving with a safety recall issued on their behalf. They assert that the recalls are ...
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Fleming | Nolen | Jez Intervenes in Class Action Suit Against NIBCO, Inc. Related to Its PEX Plumbing Products

Today, Fleming, Nolen & Jez, LLP intervened in a class action lawsuit against one of the largest manufacturers of PEX plumbing products—NIBCO, Inc. The case concerns defective cross‑linked ...
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IVC Filter Lawsuits - NBC Nightly News Investigates Bard IVC Filters

Another major defendant in the IVC filter litigation is CR Bard (“Bard”). Recently, NBC Nightly News aired a news story investigating the Recovery IVC Filter device in September 2015. Part one of the ...
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Testing of PEX Plumbing Shows It Is Failure Prone

*George Fleming Fleming, Nolen & Jez, L.L.P. 2800 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 4000 Houston, TX 77056-6109 george_fleming@fleming-law.com PEX Plumbing Systems are in millions of homes in the United States. ...
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Common Types of Product Liability Claims

When a manufacturing company fails in their duty to provide a high quality, safe product, any consumer who has been harmed as a result may be able to take legal action. For instance, if there was a ...
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FDA Approval of the Essure System

Bayer’s Essure System, a method of permanent female sterilization, was originally given Premarket Approval (PMA) by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in April of 2002. As a condition of its PMA, ...
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More Bad News for Bayer

More bad news today for Bayer’s Essure contraceptive implant. The New York Times reports on a recent study that found that women who underwent an Essure procedure for permanent sterilization were ten ...
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Troubles for Bayer

Troubles are mounting for Bayer Pharmaceutical’s permanent female birth-control device, Essure. Amid allegations that Bayer falsified medical records and reports of adverse events related to Essure, ...
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Cook Medical Catheter Recall

Cook Medical is recalling nearly 40,000 angiographic catheters in the United States after reports that the catheter tip may break off or split. If this happens, the tip could enter the patient's ...
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Lumber Liquidators Faces Multiple Lawsuits Across for Chinese-Made Laminate Flooring Products

Many people across the United States have bought laminate flooring products from Lumber Liquidators. Laminate flooring products are pressed together and sealed with adhesives applying urea ...
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FDA Issues Updated Safety Communication For the Use of Power Morcellator Tools in Fibroid Removal Surgery

Throughout 2014, there have been significant developments by the FDA advising about the use of power morcellator tools in laparoscopic procedures. Power morcellator tools are used by surgeons to cut ...
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The Stage is Set First DePuy Pinnacle Bellwether Trial Scheduled to Begin Sept 2014

Over the past year, you may have seen news that Johnson & Johnson has offered to settle many DePuy ASR hip lawsuits. However, it is important to note that the settlement only covers the ASR product ...
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Plaintiff Wins $8.34 Million Judgment in the First DePuy ASR Trial

The first DePuy ASR trial has concluded in the Los Angeles Superior Court of California, styled In re: Loren Kransky and Sheryl Kransky v. DePuy, Inc., et al . Plaintiff Loren Kransky is a resident ...
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Here Come the Feds: Fresenius Subpoenaed Over GranuFlo and NaturaLyte

Fresenius Medical Care has acknowledged receiving a subpoena over its dialysate concentrate products NaturaLyte and Granuflo. Hundreds of plaintiffs are filing lawsuits against the company alleging ...
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J&J Transvaginal Mesh Case Update: Company Witnesses

Over the last few days, several Ethicon (a division on J&J) company witnesses have been on the stand. First, Scott Ciarrocca, the product manager for Prolift transvaginal mesh, testified that no ...
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Chemistry 101: Fresenius' GranuFlo Associated with Sudden Cardiac Death

GranuFlo is a dialysate (A.K.A concentrate or bath). The purpose of a dialysate is to clean the blood, control PH and correct metabolic acidosis in dialysis patients. It is comprised of 3 fluids: 1) ...
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Metal-on-Metal Hip Failures: The Crisis Expands

A report by the New York Times has estimated that over 500,000 patients in the United States are recipients of metal-on-metal hip implants. Patients who have had these hips fail typically experience ...
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Stryker Rejuvenate Hip System Recalled: Lawsuits on the Horizon

On July 6, 2012, orthopedic products manufacturer Stryker issued a voluntary hip recall for its Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II hip implants. These devices have been associated with a range of ...
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Metal-on-Metal Hips - Summer Developments

Several significant developments have emerged in the metal-on-metal hip litigation and health crisis in the past few months: First, nearly three years after the initial DePuy ASR hip recall from ...
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Lines in the Sand: DePuy and Johnson & Johnson Take Hard Line Stance over Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Failures

When the DePuy ASR hip crisis escalated in 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics (a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary) took certain measures to assist affected patients, such as setting up a process to handle and ...
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