Romaine Lettuce Spreading E-Coli Bacteria, 31 Hospitalized
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Romaine Lettuce Spreading E-Coli Bacteria, 31 Hospitalized
Apr 14, 2018

After 31 people across 16 states were hospitalized due to e-coli bacteria, health officials are strongly advising consumers to throw out any romaine lettuce they may have purchased recently. Although the bacteria have been traced to Arizona, no particular grower or distributor has yet been linked with the outbreak of a strong strain of e-coli.

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Prince Doctor Settles Opioid Prescription Lawsuit
Apr 13, 2018

Michael Todd Schulenberg this week settled the civil suit against him, through agreeing to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil violation, while state prosecutors are yet to announce whether they will bring criminal charges relating to the death. Dr Schulenberg is not accused of contributing to Prince’s death, and is not the subject of

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What Should I Do if a Product I’m Using is Recalled?
Apr 07, 2018

When a product is recalled, the government or the manufacturer has determined that is unsafe for use or consumption. That means that you should not use or consume it! Determining whether a product has been recalled can be tricky because companies often do not have a meaningful way to contact each and every one of

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When Can I Make a Medical Malpractice Claim?
Apr 06, 2018

The line “trust me, I’m a doctor!” has been immortalized for good reason – doctors, and other medical professionals, should be amongst the most trustworthy individuals any of us encounter during our lifetimes. For the most part they are, and there is no denying the excellent work those in the medical profession do when the

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The Dangers of Window Blind Cords
Apr 06, 2018

Window blind cords can be extremely dangerous. They get little attention because they are such a regular part of everyday life. However, for infants and toddlers, they are a significant safety hazard that can result in severe injuries and even death. In fact, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has listed window cords as

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Man Killed in Trump Tower 50th Floor Fire
Mar 30, 2018

Following a fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York, one man has died, and another is critically injured. Four firefighters also suffered injuries while tackling the raging blaze, which was reported to be difficult to manage due to the logistics of accessing the apartment. According to New York Fire Commissioner Daniel

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Former Offspring Drummer, Now Ob-Gyn, Saves Juror at Own Medical Malpractice Trial
Mar 29, 2018

If you were a fan of The Offspring, the name James Lilja may be familiar to you as the drummer in the band in the mid-80s. However, since leaving the rock band, Lilja qualified as an ob-gyn in the 90s, and has been practicing since. In what can only be described as an unexpected state

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Federal Judge Rejects Claims from Faulty Wood Shingle Class Action
Mar 24, 2018

At a hearing on Tuesday April 3, a New Jersey federal judge rejected a number of claims from a putative class action against Maibec Inc., relating to allegedly defective wood shingles. Some of the claims were pared from the class action on the grounds of the wood shingles having been purchased by contractors working for

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You Cannot File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Unless It Meets These Requirements
Mar 23, 2018

Turns out, filing a medical malpractice claim against a doctor, nurse, physician or other medical professional who provided you with an inappropriate standard of care during a surgery or medical treatment is more complicated than you think. This is because in Sherman Oaks and elsewhere in California, a medical malpractice lawsuit is usually more complex

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You Can Sue For a Defective Product Even If It Was Partially Your Fault
Mar 17, 2018

You may be surprised to hear this, but you can actually file a product liability lawsuit even if you were partially at fault for causing your injuries while using a defective product. Confused? Read this article. If you are reading this, it is probably because you have been injured or suffered harm while using a

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