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Eric T. Chaffin

Takata Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Tries to Move Forward

After a record year of Takata air bag recalls in 2016, recalls continue to rise. Several automakers have announced additional recalls, adding to the already millions of inflators that were previously recalled. Honda, the automaker most affected by Takata airbag […]

Steven Cohn

Oklahoma Man Brings Class Action Washing Machine Suit Against Samsung

An Oklahoma man has filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics, stating that the company’s home washing machines are dangerously defective. In some cases, they have been reported to actually “explode,” forcing the lids off and potentially injuring consumers. […]

Dori Milner

Little Girl Suffers Nicotine Poisoning from E-Cigarette Solution

While electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) were initially touted as being much safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes, recent research has highlighted a number of safety concerns associated with them. There have been instances where the devices have exploded and injured consumers. In […]

Roopal Luhana

Number of Cases in Xarelto MDL Nears 14,000

It was over two years ago now that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated all federally filed Xarelto lawsuits into one court in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Now, there are over 13,000 cases pending in that […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

New Plaintiffs Joining Old Stryker Consolidated Litigation

New Stryker hip replacement lawsuits are being filed by plaintiffs injured by the LFIT V40 femoral head, a component of their hip implant. Some are calling this new group of lawsuits the “second wave.” Stryker has been defending lawsuits involving […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

South Carolina Man Blames Wife’s Death on 3T Heating-Cooling Device

Plaintiffs who had open-heart procedures, and then fell victim to deadly infections are filing complaints in federal courts for their injuries. Several of these cases have been filed in recent months, with plaintiffs claiming that Stockert 3T heating-cooling systems, which […]

Roopal Luhana

Minnesota Man Brings Claims Against Stryker After Hip Implant Failure

A Minnesota couple has filed a new hip replacement lawsuit against the makers of the Stryker Accolade TMZF hip stem and LFIT Anatomic V40 femoral head. They filed their case on November 14, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for […]

Roopal Luhana

New Lawsuits Filed Concerning the Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head

Hip implants are more complicated today than they were a decade ago. Used to be that there were minimal components—most systems were comprised of an acetabular cup (the “ball” that fits into the hip socket), the liner (that goes over […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Iowa Widow Files New Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Device Lawsuit

An Iowa woman has filed a new Stockert 3T heater-cooler device lawsuit in the Southern District of Iowa. The case was filed on August 22, 2016, and names manufacturer LivaNova PLC, formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH, as defendant, along with […]

Roopal Luhana

FDA Warns About Addictive Risks with Testosterone Replacement Drugs

The FDA has released a new warning about testosterone replacement drugs. It was back in January 2014 that they announced they were investigating the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking testosterone products like AndroGel, Testim, and […]