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Charges Filed In Connection with Peanut Butter Outbreak

Charges Filed In Connection with Peanut Butter Outbreak

Charges have been filed against four employees of the peanut company linked to the massive salmonella outbreak of 2009 that […]

Class Action Filed Against Carnival for Cruise Ship Disaster

Class Action Filed Against Carnival for Cruise Ship Disaster

A class action lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida against Carnival […]

OSHA Citations against NY Construction Company Highlight Workplace Risks in Construction Industry

OSHA Citations against NY Construction Company Highlight Workplace Risks in Construction Industry

Citations filed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) against a New York construction company last month highlight the […]

Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation Law Round-Up – February 22, 2013

Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation Law Round-Up – February 22, 2013

Here’s what other personal injury and worker’s compensation lawyers have been talking about the week of February 22, 2013: Hospital […]

Rise in Number of Questionable Workers’ Compensation Claims Since 2010

Rise in Number of Questionable Workers’ Compensation Claims Since 2010

Workers’ compensation insurance policies are used by employers to pay injured employees workers’ compensation benefits following a workplace injury. Unfortunately, […]

FDA Attempts to Reduce “Message Fatigue”

FDA Attempts to Reduce “Message Fatigue”

Foodborne illnesses are a major concern for the health of our nation. According to the Washington Post, contaminated foods sicken […]

Supreme Court to Hear Significant Class Action Case

Supreme Court to Hear Significant Class Action Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to hear a case that has the potential to change the landscape of class […]

Ninth Circuit Holds that Certain Medical Devices Can Be Subject to State Tort Claims

Ninth Circuit Holds that Certain Medical Devices Can Be Subject to State Tort Claims

Medical devices of all kinds – including pacemakers, hip implants, transvaginal mesh, and wheelchairs – are subject to federal safety […]

Dangers of Mass Production of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Dangers of Mass Production of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Bausch and Lomb recently recalled approximately 36,000 bottles of eyes drops after they were found to contain printer ink. The […]

Finding Hit and Run Drivers and Holding Them Accountable

Finding Hit and Run Drivers and Holding Them Accountable

Hit and run accidents, unfortunately, account for the vast majority of pedestrian fatalities. In fact, by some estimates, hit and […]

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions, Workers’ Compensation, and SSDI Claims

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions, Workers’ Compensation, and SSDI Claims

Injuries happen for a variety of reasons throughout a person’s life. At any given point in time, a person carries […]