Opening arguments began this week in the first bellwether trial in a consolidated action against 3M’s Bair Hugger line of products. An attorney for Louis Gareis, a South Carolina hip replacement patient, argued in federal court that the Bair Hugger blanket was defectively designed, causing an increased risk of infection in surgery patients. 3M’s Bair Hugger products are forced-air warming blankets used to stabilize a surgery patient’s body temperature before, during and after surgery. These blankets are used in more...Continue Reading
The first trial resulting from an Invokana injury lawsuit in New Jersey is reportedly slated for September 2018 as the number of lawsuits filed in the District of New Jersey continues to increase. What Exactly is Invokana? Invokana (also referred to as “Canagliflozin”) made headlines when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved it in 2013 as a revolutionary drug for treating Type 2 diabetes. In addition to blocking the kidneys from absorbing glucose, it’s formulated as an effective SGLT2...Continue Reading
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, two Bemidji Burger Kings have recently closed due to more than two-dozen confirmed cases of food poisoning. At least 27 people contracted Salmonella – one of the leading causes of food poisoning – from these Burger Kings, and at least 4 more are known to have possibly contracted the disease. Did you or a loved one become sick after eating at a Bemidji Burger King? Contact a lawyer today for a free and...Continue Reading
You may be eligible for a cash payment if you received a call from Resort Marketing Group about getting a free cruise. The robocalls offering free cruises with Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Norwegian violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Simply check your landline or cell phone numbers using the link below to see if you qualify for up to $300 per call, with a maximum of $900! If you are eligible, you must submit a claim in order to get...Continue Reading
A weekly update on interesting numbers in product liability, class action and mass tort news from August 18–August 24. Published Fridays. 100% grated One of the many ways to interpret the label “100% grated Parmesan cheese,” an Illinois judge said Thursday. A proposed multidistrict litigation suit alleged that Wal-Mart, Kraft Heinz, Target and other cheese sellers and manufacturers were being misleading in the labeling of their cheese products. The lawsuit took particular issue with the inclusion of cellulose, or wood...Continue Reading
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