Deep Vein Thrombosis Caused by Bard PowerPort

Medical devices are intended to improve health and extend lives. However, not all medical devices function as expected, and some, like the Bard PowerPort, have been reported to cause serious health complications, including deep vein thrombosis. This medical condition may not show symptoms initially, but it can lead to potentially life-threatening complications. What Is...
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How to File a Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Talcum powder has been a household staple for decades. Marketed for its ability to absorb moisture and reduce friction, talcum powder can be found in everything from baby powders to adult cosmetics. However, the safety of this common product has come under scrutiny due to alarming research linking it to serious health concerns. Researchers...
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February 26, 2021

How Long Will It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

If you plan to file a personal injury lawsuit in California, you are likely wondering how long it will take to settle. The personal injury litigation process can be complex and, depending on the facts of your case, it could take between a few months to one or two years to secure the compensation...
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February 19, 2021

What Is the Difference Between Actual and Proximate Cause?

If someone else’s actions injured you, you have the right to file a personal injury claim against him or her for your damages. Successfully securing compensation in a California personal injury lawsuit can be complex; you will need to prove that the defendant breached a duty of care, and that his or her negligence...
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January 21, 2021

Why Was Belviq Recalled from the FDA?

Belviq – a weight-loss drug approved by FDA and released in 2012 – showed great promise as one of the first weight-loss drugs without increased risk of heart disease. Yet, in February 2020, it was taken off the market for potentially increasing the risk of cancer. A few months later, a woman named Barbara...
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December 29, 2020

Is There a Statute of Limitations for a Mass Tort Case?

When you suffer an injury due to the negligence of an entity and find other people who have experienced the same harm, you may be eligible for mass tort litigation. A mass tort is a type of civil lawsuit that involves a group of individual plaintiffs holding the same defendant or group of defendants...
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December 26, 2020

How to Determine If You Have a Mass Tort Case

When you suffer harm due to the negligence of another person or entity, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party. There are multiple types of complaints you can file to claim this compensation, including personal injury lawsuits, class action claims, and mass tort cases. Mass torts involve a group...
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December 20, 2020

How Are Expert Testimonies Used in Mass Tort Cases?

Mass tort cases are civil lawsuits that bring together a group of people who have suffered similar injuries due to the actions of the same defendant or defendants. Common types of mass tort claims include defective drugs, toxin exposure, and other dangerous products that cause injury or illness to another person. Like many injury...
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November 26, 2020

Can My Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Injury Claim?

Accidents can happen at any time, in any place, and to any person. If you sustain an injury due to someone else’s negligence, an insurance claim or lawsuit can help you recover the funds you need to treat your condition. However, all damages must involve the injuries you sustain in the accident -- and...
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November 19, 2020

How Pain and Suffering Damages Are Calculated

In California, people who suffer injuries due to negligence can file a personal injury lawsuit over the losses they incur due to the accident. If you are filing this action, there are two types of damages you can claim: economic and non-economic. Economic damages involve the financial losses you incur, while non-economic damages involve...
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