We rely on manufactured products every day. When those products turn out to be defective, they can end up causing serious injuries. The legal standards for product liability differ from those of normal injury cases. Lawyers have submitted articles to this section of the KnowledgeBase that discuss some of the issues that arise in a suit over a defective product, including the applicable laws and evidentiary standards.
- DePuy Multi District Litigation in Ohio
Provided by: Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.
Lawsuits involving DePuy hip replacements have been consolidated in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Read More »
- A Quiet Danger: Three Common Types Of Nursery Product Defects
Provided by: New York Personal Injury Lawyer
The CPSC reports that on average, 114 children die from nursery product injuries each year. This article examines the three types of product defects, as well as the victim’s and family’s rights after an accident. Read More »
- New study details transvaginal mesh complications following POP repair
Provided by: Aaron M. Levine & Associates
According to a study recently presented by a group of Russian researchers, certain women may be associated with a higher risk of developing transvaginal mesh complications following a pelvic organ prolapse (POP) repair surgery. Read More »
- No Impact On Whistleblower Claims After Off-Label Drugs Ruling
Provided by: Whistleblower Rights
Although off-label prescription drugs are involved in many False Claims Act cases, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision looks unlikely to have any major impact on whistleblower lawsuits. Read More »
- Kidney dialysis product maker may be liable for harmful side-effects
Provided by: Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C.
Fresenius knew of the dangers of its dialysis products prior to the FDA recall, but did not warn patients. The company may be liable for the harm that its products caused to patients. Read More »