A former University of North Carolina football player has sued the Atlantic Coast Conference and the NCAA in federal court in Indianapolis, claiming his life changed after hits he took in practice and on the field caused concussions.
In 2014, six plaintiffs from the multi-district litigation (MDL) related to personal injury cases associated with exposure to PFOA in drinking water were selected for individual trial. In the second of these six bellwether cases to be tried, the plaintiff, Mr. Freeman, alleged that exposure to PFOA in drinking water caused his testicular cancer. On July 6, 2016, a jury ...
The misuse of opioid painkillers is a significant medical problem in the US. The CDC reports that since 1999, fatalities from prescription opioids quadrupled. Different factors contribute to opioid painkiller misuse. One issue that’s important to investigate is the potential contribution of pharmaceutical companies to the unnecessary and harmful use of these painkillers.
Once again a terrible tragedy warns consumers of the dangers that come with popular energy drinks prolific in today’s market. A 16 year old girl, Lana Harmann, lost her life while away from home on a fun trip to Mexico where she hydrated herself with energy drinks instead of water while being active on the beach. The girl told her ...
If you will meet personal injury attorneys without doing your own homework, your meeting might prove to be a little intimidating. But always remember that all the attorneys are there to help you and to protect your rights as well as your interests.
Products containing sunflower seeds from a Minnesota-based company are under a voluntary recall in at least 24 states. The recall stems from concerns about possible listeria contamination, though no illnesses have been directly linked to the products.
Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, a new study contends. Johns Hopkins University researchers analyzed several years of U.S. data and concluded that more than 250,000 people died each year due to medical errors.