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What You Need to Know About Product Liability Claims in Tennessee

A defective product poses a serious danger to consumers and may result in injury or death if it malfunctions. A manufacturer that releases a dangerous product into the market can be held liable for any harm caused to consumers. If you or someone you… Read More

Takata Airbags More Dangerous Than NHTSA Thought

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is asking the public to help find cars with defective Takata airbags after new tests show that airbags in certain cars have a nearly 50 percent chance of rupturing. Defective Takata airbags have… Read More

Takata Airbag Recall Expands Again, Becoming Largest in History

In the biggest recall in auto history, Takata Corporation has been ordered by federal officials to expand its recall to an additional 40 million airbags among various makes and models. The airbags have been associated with 11 fatalities in the U.S. An… Read More

Defective Takata Airbags Linked to Two More Deaths

Within the United States, faulty Takata airbags have been tied to a total of 11 deaths, including two recent fatalities, and nearly 100 injuries. In March, a 17-year old motorist lost her life after her 2002 Honda Civic collided with another vehicle,… Read More

Transvaginal Mesh Will Face Stricter Rules From FDA

After years of reported complications and lawsuits resulting in multimillion dollar settlements, transvaginal mesh products will be facing stricter regulations from the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA announced on Monday that the medical devices… Read More

Kenneth Feinberg Appointed to VW Emissions Claims

Volkswagen (VW) has hired legal expert Kenneth Feinberg to handle customers claims resulting from VWs recent diesel emissions scandal. Feinberg's extensive experience as one of the leading victim compensation attorneys includes handling compensation for… Read More

VW May Compensate Diesel Vehicle Owners Following Emissions Scandal

In September, Volkswagen admitted to deceiving vehicle owners by installing underhanded software to rig emissions tests on 11 million cars internationally. Despite being heavily marketed as clean diesel cars, the actual toxic pollutant amounts are 10… Read More

Lumber Liquidators Facing Federal Criminal Charges

The fallout from the formaldehyde scandal continues for Lumber Liquidators. As part of an ongoing investigation over imported products, the Department of Justice is now seeking criminal charges. According to news reports, the charges follow a CBS 60… Read More

Drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim Offers To Settle Pradaxa Safety Cases For $650 Million

Drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim (Boehringer) announced that it would attempt to settle nearly 4,000 Pradaxa product liability lawsuits in the United States. Though the company announced it would offer to settle the cases in their entirety for $650 million,… Read More

J&J Ordered to Pay Punitive Damages in Mesh Case

According to Reuters, a New Jersey jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $7.76 million in punitive damages to a South Dakota woman who claimed harm from the company's now-recalled Prolift vaginal mesh. The product was made by Ethicon, a subsidiary… Read More

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