October 25, 2020

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Mass Tort Case?

Mass tort claims involve multiple people filing lawsuits against the same defendant, alleging harm due to the defendant’s negligence. These claims usually involve defective or dangerous products, such as medications or medical devices, that cause injury to consumers. By filing a lawsuit, plaintiffs can seek compensation for the losses they sustained due to the...
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October 20, 2020

Differences Between Mass Tort and Class Action Lawsuits

When it comes to dangerous and defective products, many plaintiffs suffer similar injuries due to the same act or acts of negligence. Filing hundreds of individual lawsuits against the product’s manufacturer can be costly and time consuming, so many attorneys turn to two large lawsuit options to streamline the claims: mass torts, or multidistrict...
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October 17, 2020

What Is a Multidistrict Litigation?

Lawsuits involving dangerous and defective drugs rarely impact just one person. Often, hundreds or even thousands of patients can suffer the same injuries due to these medications -- and because the same manufacturer’s negligence contributes to these injuries, a large number of people may file similar claims against one defendant. To streamline this process,...
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October 13, 2020

Questions an Elmiron Lawyer May Ask You

Interstitial cystitis is a painful disease that leads to discomfort and pressure in the bladder, and many doctors prescribe Elmiron to treat this condition. However, recent lawsuits allege that Elmiron contributes to the development of maculopathy and irreversible vision damage due to the active ingredient pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS). Many former Elmiron patients are...
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October 8, 2020

How Long Do I Have to File a Truvada Lawsuit?

If you are a Truvada patient, you may be eligible for financial compensation. Many former patients allege that the manufacturer of the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Gilead Sciences, Inc., knew or should have known that Truvada can cause bone and kidney damage. Now, many people are filing lawsuits against the company -- but if you...
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October 4, 2020

What Types of Compensation Can Victims of Truvada Recover?

Truvada, also known as emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, is a medication designed to minimize the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). However, many former Truvada patients claim that the pre-exposure prophylactic contributed to dangerous bone loss and long-term kidney problems. If you are a former Truvada patient, you may be eligible for...
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June 28, 2019

City of San Diego's Scooter Vehicle Code & Statutes

San Diego permits residents to utilize electric scooters as a mode of intra-city transportation. Electric scooters pose several benefits not only to individual riders but to the cities that recognize their value as public transit. E-scooters are more environmentally sustainable than other forms of public transit, and although they won’t replace other modes of...
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June 27, 2019

San Diego Surgeon Points to Recent Scooter Deaths as Public Health Threat

Electric scooters have become an increasingly popular fad among residents in many different states. Electric scooters are advantageous in their ability to quickly transport users to different destinations without waiting for public transport or having to ride share. They also emit less pollution than cars, making them a green option for those trying to...
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June 26, 2019

Are Electric Scooters Legal on Sidewalks in San Diego

Electric scooters provide a mode of transportation that is both fun and cost-effective. E-scooters allow riders to traverse their city with ease while ultimately leaving less of an environmental impact than traditional passenger cars. With the growing popularity of these motor vehicles, riders must remain up-to-date on the new rules and regulations surrounding their...
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January 28, 2019

How Do I Get Max Settlement From Insurance After a Car Accident?

Obtaining a maximum settlement from an insurance company after a car accident in San Diego requires negotiating the system to one’s best interests. As a victim, this can be difficult, as insurance companies often try to take advantage of claimants. An insurance claims adjuster’s goal will be to convince a victim to settle for...
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