Deaths and serious injuries involving air bags made by Takata Corporation that allegedly explode and cause metal shrapnel to hit drivers have placed the legal sites on Takata Corporation and have resulted in several lawsuits Nationwide. Takata Corp. manufactures air bags for over 50 models of cars from companies including, but not limited to, Ford, Chrysler, GM, BMW, Honda, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Toyota, and Subaru.
Continue reading Takata Corporation is the Target for the Latest Air Bag Litigation and Several Popular Auto Companies are Not off the Hook Either
In a Product Liability Case with legal representation out of the State of Georgia, claimants are expecting to receive over $ 1 Billion Dollars in Settlements beginning in 2015 for defective hip devices. The awards come from a negotiated settlement with the manufacturer of the implant, Stryker. The device is called the Rejuvenate also known as the AQBG II implants.
Continue reading Beginning in 2015, Defective Stryker Hip Device Settlement will bring in over $ 1 Billion Dollars in Settlements for Claimants Against the Hip Device Manufacturer
The following are the top Product Liability Verdicts in Georgia for 2013 ~ part 1:
Continue reading The Highest Product Liability Verdicts in Georgia in 2013 ~ part 1
In Atlanta, Georgia, a federal judge, U.S. District Senior Judge Charles Pannell, Jr., ordered a Norcross company, Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, that sells dietary supplements, over $ 40M in sanctions for violating a six (6) year old order barring the company from making deceptive claims about several diet supplements’ effectiveness.
Continue reading Federal Judge in Georgia Sanctions Company over $ 40M due to Deceptive Advertising of Diet Supplements
A Georgia couple, the Meltons, who lost their daughter in a fatal car crash due to a faulty ignition switch and who settled with General Motors Co (GM) last year, have filed a new lawsuit against the automaker claiming that the company fraudulently concealed evidence and allowed a company representative to lie under oath about the facts of the case. The couple claim that they would not have settled their lawsuit had they known the truth about critical evidence that was concealed, and that a representative of the company committed perjury by failing to disclose critical information about the defects.
Continue reading Georgia Couple who Lost their Daughter due to a GM Vehicle Defect file a New Lawsuit Claiming the Company Lied
The following are the top Product Liability Verdicts in Georgia for 2013 ~ part 2:
Continue reading The Highest Product Liability Verdicts in Georgia in 2013 ~ part 2
A jury has awarded $14 million to a woman who sued her doctor after a stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. It was reported that she had a stroke that paralyzed her left side and caused permanent brain injury 13 days after taking Yazmin. Similarly, a $2.5 million settlement in the same matter was reached with the Medical Center.
Continue reading $ 14 million is awarded to a woman who suffered permanent injuries after taking the drug Yasmin
It has been recently shown that energy drinks such as Rockstar, Monster and RedBull (my personal favorite) as well as energy supplements such as 5-Hour Energy, which are notorious for keeping people awake, may actually be hazardous to your health. These products contain up to and exceeding 500 milligrams of caffeine, which is approximately seven (7) times the amount you would find in a Coke or Pepsi. These are popular products sold here in Canton, GA.
Continue reading Energy Products may be hazardous to your health and even lead to death so beware before you take that first sip.
This is a very important consumer alert. The product Mirena IUD (a hormonal intrauterine contraceptive device) manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. that is used as a form of birth control has been found to cause many problems including wrongful death in women who have had, or still have, the device in their bodies. Over an estimated two (2) million women have had, or still have, the Mirena IUD device in their bodies, and this includes many women in Canton, Georgia.
Continue reading Important Georgia Consumer Alert: Dangers of the Mirena IUD such as Wrongful Death including women in GA