Defective Products and Recalls
When you purchase a product, you do so in good faith, trusting that it will function safely and as advertised. However, consumer and worker safety is too often compromised by negligence, poor manufacturing, inadequate quality, product recalls, or inadequate warnings or labels.
Drone Crash Lawsuits
No matter what you call them, it’s evident that drones are beginning to crowd our skies. With the massive growth of UAV enthusiasts as well as interest in commercial applications, the FAA is working to safely integrate drones into the nation’s airspace.
Drugs Associated with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Several prescription and common over-the-counter drugs including Advil® and Motrin® have been associated with a severe and potentially fatal skin disease known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.
E-cigarette Antitrust Lawsuits
JUUL is now facing allegations that it and global cigarette manufacturer Altria Group, Inc., engaged in illegal, anticompetitive behavior to boost e-cigarette sales and tighten JUUL’s stronghold on the industry.
EFP Roadside Bomb Injury Lawsuits
Certain banks allegedly masked wire transactions funding Iranian terrorist groups, enabling them to make roadside bombs, known as explosively formed penetrators (EFPs). Those bombs increased U.S. military service members and contractors risk.
Elmiron Vision Loss Lawsuit
People taking Elmiron, seeking relief from the pain and discomfort caused by IC, have reported experiencing unexpected complications, including a newly discovered, progressive eye disease that may result in permanent vision loss.
Endoscope/ Duodenoscope Superbug Infection Lawsuits
The FDA was notified that Olympus Corporation failed to alert regulators that patients were developing superbug infections following procedures using the company’s duodenoscope, a type of endoscope.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302
One hundred and forty-nine passengers and eight crew members were killed when their plane, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, crashed. The plane, a new Boeing 737 MAX 8, was en route to Nairobi, Kenya, and carrying passengers of 35 different nationalities.
Exactech Recall | Hip Replacement Lawsuit
When undergoing a hip replacement, patients are often told that their new hip implant has the potential to last for many years. Unfortunately, in the summer of 2021, medical device manufacturer Exactech, Inc., recalled the Exactech Connexion GXL acetabular polyethylene liner hip component used in its hip implant systems due to the possibility of premature liner wear. This liner wear could cause the hip implant to degrade earlier than expected.
Exploding Electronic Cigarette (E-Cig) Lawsuits
Lithium-ion batteries in e-cigarettes have the potential to explode, potentially causing serious permanent injuries. The explosions have been reported to occur while the device is charging or during use, when a person is “vaping.”
Exploding lithium-ion batteries
The benefits of lithium-ion batteries may come at a potentially deadly cost as they can be unstable and prone to overheating. If defective, these batteries may suddenly explode or burst into flames, endangering consumers.
Facebook Data Breach Lawsuit
Facebook has notified users their private information was taken without their knowledge or permission. It is believed that more than 87 million users had their personally identifying information exposed to Cambridge Analytica in this breach.