Tragedy in San Mateo Leads to Questions About Automobile Safety

On May 4, 2013, a devastating limousine fire that occurred on the San Mateo Bridge killed five women including recent bride Nriza Fojas and seriously injured five of her close friends. All of the women were nurses.  The limousine was a 1999 Lincoln Town Car operated by Limo Stop Inc and drive by commercially licensed [...]

May 7th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Tragedy in San Mateo Leads to Questions About Automobile Safety

FDA Reviews of Vaginal Mesh

As many women injured by vaginal mesh unfortunately already know, these devices can lead to dramatic and heartbreaking consequences, severe physical pain, real emotional distress, and be a catalyst in the destruction of intimate relationships. In this blog we review a little of the history and actions by the FDA. WHAT IS VAGINAL MESH? Vaginal [...]

May 6th, 2013|Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Transvaginal Mesh|Comments Off on FDA Reviews of Vaginal Mesh

Recalls Mount for Subaru Forester, Nissan Altima, Honda Fit, and Volvo VHD/VNL Vehicles

On April 24, 2013, four separate recalls were issued affecting over 150,000 vehicles and 4 different automobile companies. Subaru is recalling approximately 10,137 2014 Foresters due to faulty carpet mats.  The backing for the carpeted floor mats was not manufactured to specification.  As a result, the floor mats may curl when exposed to heat.  This [...]

May 3rd, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Recalls Mount for Subaru Forester, Nissan Altima, Honda Fit, and Volvo VHD/VNL Vehicles

Trial Judge Overturns $6.5 Million Cooper vs. Takeda Actos Verdict

Overturning a recent $6.5 million dollar verdict for Plaintiff Jack Cooper in Cooper vs. Takeda  (Cooper v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America Inc., CGC-12-518535, California Superior Court, Los Angeles), on May 1, 2013 the Hon. Kenneth Freeman granted two key Takeda’s motions leading to a reversal of the jury verdict of April 26, 2013. First, Judge Freeman [...]

May 1st, 2013|Actos Diabetes Drug, Drug and Medical Device Litigation|Comments Off on Trial Judge Overturns $6.5 Million Cooper vs. Takeda Actos Verdict