Pam Cooking Spray Fire
Pam cooking spray is a popular product that has been used in kitchens across the United States for decades to prevent sticking during food preparation. Now, the company faces accusations related to the safety of its product after at least eight people suffered burns when cooking spray cans exploded. The burn victims have filed lawsuits […]
Ransomware Attacks on the Rise
Ransomware attacks are perpetrated by criminals intending to steal sensitive consumer information. These attacks cause serious problems, including interrupting the daily operations of the targeted company and putting their clients and customers at risk.
Though nothing is full-proof, businesses and organizations are responsible for doing everything possible to protect sensitive information and prevent ransomware attacks. If you are a victim of a ransomware attack that resulted in financial loss, the business or organization that was the subject of the attack could be held accountable.
Contrast Dyes and Gadolinium: What Patients Need to Know before Undergoing MRI and CT Scans
MRI scans are a common procedure in the medical world. For many, the process is safe and enables doctors to identify problems and diagnosis diseases. Unfortunately, though, some patients who undergo MRIs experience a reaction to the contrast dye used in the procedure. These dyes contain a substance called gadolinium which can produce an allergic reaction that can lead to severe and disabling injuries.
In one recent lawsuit, a Louisiana woman filed a claim against GE Healthcare, Bayer, Tyco Healthcare, and other defendants after an allergic reaction to a gadolinium dye injection during CT and MRI scans caused her “disabling and disfiguring injuries.”
Monsanto Facing Legal Action after Users of Its Roundup Products Suffered Serious Health Complications
Legal action is underway against Monsanto after its Roundup products were linked to serious health complications including cancer. Monsanto manufactures the world’s most popular weed killer, but despite claims that its product is safe, there is evidence that long-term exposure leads to problems.
According to research, exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup products, increases a person’s risk for developing cancer.
What New Parents Need to Know about Erb’s Palsy
Erb’s palsy, also known as Erb-Duchenne palsy effects babies who are injured during childbirth. It is an avoidable condition and is caused by medical malpractice.
Babies are born every day without incident, but there are also instances in which a baby is injured during birth because of the negligence of the doctor or other medical professionals involved.
Manufacturers of PPI Drugs Prilosec and Nexium and Others Headed to Trial
Bellwether trials are scheduled to begin in May 2020 regarding accusations that PPI medications caused unexpected medical complications for users.
There are more than 4500 proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication lawsuits in progress at the moment and include popular name brand drugs such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, and Protonix.
Volkswagen Faces Billion Dollar+ Fine for Cheating on Emissions Tests
Volkswagen will pay a $1.2 billion fine for cheating on engine emissions testing. The decision was recently announced by the company and German public prosecutors. Both sides are hoping to put the scandal to rest with the settlement.
Volkswagen’s actions had a serious impact on the automobile industry and significantly impacted the sale of diesel engine vehicles.