The owner of a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company and his head pharmacists are facing 25 counts of murder across seven states after tainted steroids sold by the company caused 64 deaths and sickened hundreds of people across the country in 2012. Barry Cadden, the owner of New England Compounding Center (NECC), and head pharmacist Glenn Adam...
A 51-year-old Delaware woman received a verdict of $100 million after a jury found that Boston Scientific Corp. had designed faulty vaginal mesh inserts which left women in constant pain. The verdict is the largest individual judgment thus far against Boston Scientific. In April, the company agreed to pay $119 million to settle over 3,000...
Are you aware of the dangerous ingredients that your over-the-counter medications may contain? The warnings and side effects of dangerous pharmaceuticals and over the counter medication include possible liver damage and gastrointestinal bleeding, but certainly do not end there. Thankfully for unsuspecting consumers, hundreds of common over-the-counter painkiller remedies will be receiving changes to their labels...
Each year, thousands of children throughout the United States suffer serious burn injuries. Some of these tragic burn accidents occur due to a third party’s negligence or carelessness, and could have been prevented. If your child was a victim of a burn injury, speak to a skilled personal injury lawyer to discuss your child’s legal rights....
Accidents can happen at any time and at any place, even at work. If you were injured on the job or while performing work duties, it is crucial that you understand your legal rights and options. Safe Working Conditions In California, the California Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1973, every Los Angeles employer must...
If you have been injured by a pharmaceutical drug, you are probably angry, confused, and ready to sue. However, due to a US Supreme Court decision, you may not be able to. Even though nearly 80% of prescriptions filled in the United States are generic prescriptions, our Supreme Court has essentially said if you suffer...
General Motors has been in the news a lot lately, and likely not for reasons the auto manufacturer enjoys. Instead, several major defects in their automobiles have come to light. In fact, the company finally issued an auto defect recall for many of its vehicle models for five different safety defects. A NY Times report...
How safe is your child’s car seat? Recently, several children’s car seat manufacturers have issues recalls on their products, for one reason or another. For example, Combi USA was recently forced to recall over 30,000 child car seats because federal officials believed the restraining straps could break in the event of a crash. This forced recall followed...
The sad truth for many Los Angelenos is that we spend a good part of our days on the road, stuck in bumper to bumper traffic. Perhaps it is the sheer number of cars on the road, or maybe we just are not the best drivers in the country, but auto accidents are common in...
Every few years a new magic weight loss pill emerges on the market, and a few years later, it is ultimately pulled for being dangerous to consumers. Many Los Angelenos love this seemingly quick fixes, but what happens when these drugs do harm to the innocent consumer? If you or a loved one has been...
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