Why Was Essure Discontinued?

No one can deny that the contraceptive implant Essure has become quite the controversy over the past few years. The implant’s makers—Bayer—claim that the implant is a safe non-surgical alternative to other permanent contraceptive procedures. Yet, scores of women claim that the implant has caused them pain and suffering. Now, Bayer says it will discontinue [...]

September 28th, 2018|Consumer Safety|0 Comments

Five Brandi Law Firm Lawyers Named to Super Lawyers 2018

Dan Dell’Osso, Casey Kaufman, Brian Malloy, Jason Freidman and Thomas Brandi were 2018 selections to the Super Lawyers of Northern California. All except Friedman have been Super Lawyers on multiple occasions. Jason Friedman was named for the first time and received  recognition as a Rising Star. Thomas Brandi was once again named to the Top [...]

September 17th, 2018|Firm News|0 Comments

What Does the Roundup Verdict Mean for Other Lawsuits?

Last month, a landmark verdict was handed in by a California jury. The Monsanto Company was ordered to pay a Bay Area school groundskeeper $289 million. The lawsuit claimed one of the company’s products caused the groundskeeper’s cancer, and over 4,000 other lawsuits are claiming the same thing. Will this verdict affect the outcome of [...]

September 14th, 2018|Product Liability|0 Comments

California Court of Appeal Rejects the City of Oakland’s Appeal and Allows Ghost Ship Plaintiffs’ Cases to Go Forward.

After two protracted hearings in the trial court and an appeal to the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Two, the Plaintiffs in the Oakland Ghost Ship fire tragedy of December 2, 2016 have successfully overcome the City of Oakland’s multiple attempts to dismiss their complaints. In every lawsuit the defendant can file [...]

September 13th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Could Dockless Scooters Be Dangerous for San Francisco Pedestrians?

Have you heard of Scootergeddon? How about Scootergate? These are just a couple of names people have come up with for the invasion of dockless scooters here in San Francisco. This new trend is not only annoying locals, it is proving dangerous for some pedestrians. Here are some of the details you need to know. [...]

August 30th, 2018|Bicycle Accidents|0 Comments

Was Negligence the Cause of this Fatal Tow Truck Crash?

Working as a utility plumber for the City of San Francisco can be dangerous, but it isn’t often a life-or-death struggle. However, that’s just what happened to three Public Utilities Commission (PUS) employees who were busy working in Diamond Heights on June 13th. Authorities are now investigating a fatal tow truck crash as many wonder [...]

August 14th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

Was a Deadly Venice Beach Crash Avoidable?

Five years ago, a man frustrated by a botched drug deal decided to jump the curb and drive down the Venice Beach boardwalk. Not long after, he had plowed into over a dozen people, leaving one tourist dead. Now, the City of Los Angeles is facing the consequences of what many believe was a preventable [...]

July 21st, 2018|Catastrophic Accidents|0 Comments

Do Insurance Companies Always Cooperate After a Car Crash?

Having auto insurance coverage is a requirement for California drivers, which helps pay for damages caused by a motor vehicle accident. However, this is only true if the insurer pays claims in a timely fashion. So, what happens when an insurance company delays payment after a car crash? When Insurance Companies Don’t Cooperate In October [...]

July 7th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

Will Scandals Ever Stop Plaguing Uber?

Uber met with public enthusiasm when its ride-sharing app originally debuted. The online service seemed like a viable answer to the travel needs of people all over the country. However, as the years have gone by, several incidents and lawsuits have tarnished the company’s reputation. Now, these cases have many wondering just how safe Uber [...]

June 28th, 2018|Consumer Safety|0 Comments

What Can You Do to Help Stop Elder Abuse?

Did you know that a federal investigation found that California had the second highest number of potential nursing home abuse cases go unreported to the authorities? This disturbing fact highlights why we must all remain vigilant against elder abuse. Which measures can you take to prevent abuse and negligence in a nursing home? How You [...]

June 14th, 2018|Elder Abuse|0 Comments