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    • Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits: Trials Have Only Just Begun

      Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits: Trials Have Only Just Begun

      The thousands of women who have suffered serious injury and pain due to complications from the implantation of transvaginal mesh are paying close attention to the progress of the first bellwether…

    • Texas Prompt Pay Act: Doctors and Lawyers Versus Insurance Companies

      Texas Prompt Pay Act: Doctors and Lawyers Versus Insurance Companies

      In a showing of unity between two historically acrimonious professions, doctors and lawyers are working together to reshape tort law and continue to force insurance companies to promptly…

    • Defective Tire Recalls in 2012

      Defective Tire Recalls in 2012

      As we close out 2012 and begin traveling to celebrate the start of 2013, roadway safety should be our number one concern. Four major tire recalls of the past year have taught us to…

    • Byetta, Januvia and Victoza: More Diabetes Drugs Causing Cancer

      Byetta, Januvia and Victoza: More Diabetes Drugs Causing Cancer

      Diabetes patients may soon be feeling like there is no safe drug alternative to manage their insulin and blood sugar. Two popular drugs, Avandia and Actos have been linked to an increased…

    • Contaminated Rubber Causes Tire Recalls across Several Brands

      Contaminated Rubber Causes Tire Recalls across Several Brands

      Tire manufactures nationwide have been recalling tires due to potentially contaminated rubber. Cooper Tires and its subsidiaries have recalled eight different tire lines, including other…

    • Pradaxa: Contraindicated for Mechanical Heart Valves

      Pradaxa: Contraindicated for Mechanical Heart Valves

      Last Wednesday, the FDA issued yet another safety alert regarding Pradaxa. This one warned healthcare providers that patients with mechanical heart valves should not take the blood thinner….

    • Eagle Ford Shale Oil and Gas Litigation

      Eagle Ford Shale Oil and Gas Litigation

      Named for a town in Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale is a hydrocarbon producing formation that is receiving significant attention due to its oil and gas production. Producing more oil and gas…

    • Pradaxa MDL Litigation Update

      Pradaxa MDL Litigation Update

      Both lawyers and their clients should stay aware of the many Case Management Orders coming out of Chief Judge Herndon's court in the Southern District of Illinois. If you or someone you know…

    • Evenflo Big Kid Factory Select Booster Seats Recalled

      Evenflo Big Kid Factory Select Booster Seats Recalled

      Evenflo, the car seat manufacturer, has recalled 151 Big Kid Factory Select booster seats due to the seats in question being intended only for display purposes, lacking the necessary safety…

    • Hyundai Elantra Side Impact Airbag Slices Driver’s Ear in Half

      Hyundai Elantra Side Impact Airbag Slices Driver’s Ear in Half

      At least one unlucky driver of a 2012 Hyundai Elantra has claimed his ear was sliced in half following the deployment of his side airbag. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration looked…