Free Speech Lawsuits

The ability to speak truth to power is a cornerstone of any free society, and it’s a right that’s enshrined in the American Constitution by virtue of the First Amendment. But, as decades worth of court cases have shown us, the right to free speech is anything but absolute. In fact, whether a person can… Read More »

Electric-Scooter Injuries and Lawsuits Piling Up in California

Over the last several years, cities across California and America have experienced a major increase in the use of shared electric scooters. They are seen on curbs, sidewalks and front yards, from Los Angeles to San Francisco and across the US. The e-scooter phenomenon has built several billion dollars startups, a new subculture in urban… Read More »

Carcinogen-Tainted Heart Drugs Could Lead to Lawsuits

Dozens of lawsuits are pending against pharmaceutical manufacturers and sellers over several generic heart medications that are tainted with possible carcinogens. These are the first legal claims in what some legal experts expect could be a wave of lawsuits in the near future. Millions of patients in America have taken the generic heart drugs, which… Read More »

J&J Ordered to Pay $29 Million in Latest Talcum Cancer Verdict

Johnson & Johnson shares dropped this week after the company was told by a jury in California to pay $29 million to a woman who said the asbestos in J&J’s talcum powder-based products led to her cancer. (CNBC.com) This was the latest defeat for Johnson & Johnson. The healthcare giant is facing thousands of similar… Read More »

Facts About a Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Lawsuit

Non-Hodgkins lymphoma or NHL is one of the most common cancers in the US. It is estimated almost 75,000 patients per year or diagnosed with NHL every year. The American Cancer Society estimates that 20,000 people died from the cancer in 2018. (cancer.org). NHL can be caused by being exposed in the workplace to dangerous… Read More »

Guide To Fraud And Protecting the Elderly

The elderly are at particular risk of fraud. This is why numerous pieces of documentation and help are available to make sure senior citizens are protected from this. Aside from the common fraud schemes listed by the FBI, there are many other types of fraud of which seniors are particularly vulnerable. Let’s take a look.… Read More »

3M Defective Military Earplugs Lawsuit

The battlefield can be a noisy place. From guns firing nearby to hand grenades exploding mere feet away to anti-tank weapons striking targets in the near distance, the auditory systems of individuals deployed to active military duty take a beating over the course of a deployment. That’s why protecting the hearing of military personnel in… Read More »

New Report Reveals Dangerous Substances in Your Food

CONSUMER ALERT According to the World Health Organization, Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are known as cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, dementia, parkinsons, liver and kidney disease and more. These (NCDs) kill 41 million people each year, equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally. Cardiovascular diseases account for most of the (NCDs) deaths, or 17.9 million people annually, followed… Read More »

Mesothelioma & Talcum Baby Powder Connection

The softest mineral in the earth is talc. It is commonly used in industrial and consumer products. The most common consumer product is talcum powder. Talcum powder that is finely crushed has long been valued for its outstanding ability to absorb moisture and to offer lubrication. People often use talcum powder products to perfume, dry… Read More »

How to Keep Kids Safe Using Social Media

Before they’re even in middle school, the average American child has a smartphone and at least one social media account. More than any other generation before them, today’s young people are digital natives, using the internet, online gaming and joining social networks on a regular basis from a very early age. That’s why it’s crucial… Read More »

Experts Say Asbestos May Be in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson has long maintained that its baby powder products are safe and pure, and do not contain asbestos and and never did. However, in recent years, thousands of lawsuits have been filed across the country alleging that its talcum powder causes cancer. During these trials, internal J&J documents reviewed by scientific experts have… Read More »

14 Best Ways to Avoid Financial Fraud (Updated)

There are many forms of financial fraud that you should keep a look out for. Common financial fraud involves writing phony checks. And other forms involve complex types of financial fraudulent activities. And still others feature investment fraud. Whichever type of fraud hits you, it can turn your finances upside down. But with enough foresight… Read More »

Top Mass Torts to Watch 2019

Mass torts are quite unique legal situations; there are many plaintiffs on one case, versus a single defendant. These lawsuits often are some of the most important that a law firm can take one, particularly in terms of the revenue. In 2019, there are several new or ongoing mass torts to keep an eye on… Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.6 Million Vehicles for Airbag Flaw

Fiat Chrysler has recalled more than 1.6 of its vehicles around the world to replace defective Takata front passenger airbag inflators that can be dangerous to passengers and drivers. Takata airbag inflators can explode with deadly force, causing deadly shrapnel into passengers and drivers. At least 23 people have died from the problem around the… Read More »

Will Weed Killer Give Me Cancer?

The following review takes a deep dive into glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup®️ Weed Killer. We’ll look at the latest legal trial timelines, human exposure, agricultural use, the science behind the product, genetically modified crops, the fight over glyphosate, its cancer risk as a carcinogen, as well as the research behind the formulations.… Read More »

The States with the Most (and Least) “Legal” Opioid Sales

Today, the opioid crisis in America has become a public catastrophe. Drug overdose, many due to the abuse of opioids is the new leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50, overtaking automobile accidents and heart disease. What’s perhaps most shocking about the crisis, is its cause is widely considered to be… Read More »

12+ Most Common Types Of Fraud & Schemes

It is estimated that 30 million people in the United States every year are victims of fraud. However, only a fraction of them are ever aware of it and alert the authorities. The types of fraud they fall prey to is almost endless. As soon as one common type of fraud is identified and people… Read More »

Tire Blowout While Driving Was it Defective?

Most people do not give a great deal of thought to their tires. We trust them to get us and our cars from point A to point B. But sometimes, tires are unreliable and can suffer a blowout. If the tire blowout happens when you are driving at high speed on the highway, there can… Read More »

Long-Term Consumer Dangers of Prilosec

Prilosec (omeprazole) is a drug that is designed to reduce levels of stomach acid. If a person’s stomach acid is excessive, it can get into the esophagus. This problem can cause significant forms of heartburn and a host of other health problems. Prilosec is from a drug class called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Its chemistry… Read More »