Stryker Knee Replacement Lawsuit & Settlement Payouts

Knee replacement surgery is becoming more popular as Americans are living longer, more active lives than ever. In 2007, there were approximately 700,000 knee replacement surgeries performed. In 2012, more than 4.5 million had gotten a knee replacement. But is knee replacement surgery safe? There is no question knee replacements offer many benefits Many enjoy… Read More »

Hip Replacement Lawsuits & Settlement Payouts

When a person starts to experience pain in their hip from a hip injury or years of wear and tear, it is common for their doctor to recommend hip replacement surgery. During surgery, all or most of the hip joint is removed. It is replaced with a partial or full artificial joint. When the surgery… Read More »

Abilify Lawsuits & Settlement Payouts

Did you use Abilify and develop a gambling problem? Did you lose $30,000, $50,000 or more? If you can document your gambling losses, you could receive compensation in an Abilify lawsuit. Abilify is an anti-psychotic drug that is used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and depression. The medication is also supposed to reduce hallucinations,… Read More »

IVC Filter Lawsuits & Payouts

An IVC filter is a small, cage-like medical device that is inserted by a surgeon into the inferior vena cava to catch blood clots to prevent them from entering the lungs. The inferior vena cava is the major blood vessel that returns blood from the lower half of the body to the heart. IVC filters… Read More »

Telemarketing & Robo Calls Lawsuit

Telemarketing and robocall lawsuits can be filed against companies that make regular, unwanted calls to consumers. These lawsuits allege consumers are being harassed by telemarketing companies who make repeated telephone calls, text messages or faxes. A recent US Supreme Court ruling has opened the door for more litigation against companies that make relentless nuisance telephone… Read More »

Defective Seat Belt & Failure Lawsuits

Seatbelts have saved many lives since they were mandated in all new vehicles in 1968, with an estimated 14,955 lives saved in 2017 alone. (NHTSA.gov). But they have cost lives, as well. Defective seatbelts and seatbelt failures have led to severe injuries and even death in many car accidents. How common are seatbelt defects and… Read More »

Shingles Vaccine Lawsuit & Settlement Payouts

In an effort to prevent shingles, some patients choose to get a shingles vaccine. However, some of them may have unintentionally contracted the virus from the vaccine. The shingles vaccine Zostavax can cause many injuries, such as painful shingles, blindness and sometimes death. Injured patients have been filing product liability lawsuits against Merck & Co.… Read More »

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Settlements & Payouts

Hernia is a common medical condition that can be effectively treated in some cases with surgical mesh, also known as hernia mesh. However, some patients with pending personal injury lawsuits across America allege that some types of surgical hernia mesh have defects and have caused them serious injury. Some patients have had to have major… Read More »

Proton Pump Inhibitor PPI Lawsuits

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used to treat acid reflux and heartburn. But regular, long term use of PPI’s has been connected to serious health problems, including kidney disease, kidney failure, bone fractures, birth defects and heart attacks. The manufacturers of Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid and other PPIs are facing more than 4,000 personal injury and… Read More »

Prilosec vs Nexium Lawsuit Payouts & Settlements

Do you take Nexium or Prilosec? Have you suffered a serious side effect from long term use of these drugs, such as kidney disease, kidney failure, cancer, heart attack, bone fracture, vascular aging or birth defects? You may be entitled to financial damages from the pharmaceutical manufacturer for causing your injuries. This article describes Prilosec… 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 »

Prilosec Lawsuit for Kidney Disease & Failure

Prilosec is a drug that is classified as a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) by lowering the acid content in a person’s stomach. Approximately 15 million Americans take Prilosec (generic name Omeprazole) or similar PPIs. But research suggests that up to 25% of long term users of PPIs… Read More »

Nexium Lawsuit for Kidney Failure or Damage

Multiple personal injury proton pump inhibitor lawsuits have been filed across the US in recent months, alleged kidney damage, kidney complications and even kidney failure associated with the use of the best-selling heartburn and acid reflux drug Nexium. Nexium (esomeprazole) has been on the market since 2001, and millions of patients have taken it for… Read More »

Shower to Shower Powder Lawsuit & Settlements

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with ovarian cancer due to using Johnson & Johnson Shower to Shower Powder? You could be entitled to financial damages from J&J for exposing you to harmful asbestos particles that may have been present in some J&J talcum powder products. This article details what you need to… Read More »

Ford Issues Recall for 103k Vehicles for Seat Belt Defects

The Ford Motor Company issued a recall last week of 103,000 vehicles due to the seat belts possibly not restraining the occupant if a crash occurs, which could lead to a higher risk of injury. (Silive.com) Ford announced the recall for certain 2015 Ford Fusions and 2015 Lincoln MKZs for a problem with the seat… Read More »

First Stage of Takata Airbag Payouts Nears $10 Million

The massive Takata airbag is one of the most expensive and tragic of automotive recalls in world history. Dozens of deaths and injuries have been caused by defective Takata airbag inflators that exploded when deployed, spraying vehicle occupants with deadly shrapnel. (Fordauthority.com) The injury victims of the defective airbag shrapnel lawsuits are about to receive… Read More »

Quadriplegic Woman Awarded $56 Million in Malpractice Verdict

A jury last week awarded $56 million in damages to a Pomona, New York woman and her husband in a medical malpractice lawsuit amid allegations that a surgical error turned her into a quadriplegic. (USAToday.com) Patricia Jones was 56 when she had surgery in 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern NY after she had… Read More »

Best Illinois Mesothelioma Lawyers for Asbestos Lawsuits

If you have been exposed to asbestos and were diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have the option to file a mesothelioma and asbestos lawsuit. Most companies were aware for decades that the asbestos they used in their companies for a variety of manufacturing and industrial purposes could lead to serious health complications for employees. But filing… Read More »

Illinois Mesothelioma Settlements & Compensation

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Illinois, you are dealing with a very serious cancer caused by asbestos exposure that is usually terminal. Most mesothelioma patients who seek compensation for their illness may want to consider filing a mesothelioma and asbestos exposure lawsuit in Illinois against the company or companies that exposed them… Read More »

Asbestos vs Asbestosis Trust Fund Payouts

Asbestos and asbestosis trust funds are created via the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. This is a type of corporate bankruptcy that mandates the company reorganize finances in a way that allows them to still be in business, while paying off debt. (Asbestos.com) Companies that file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection are shielded from asbestos and… Read More »