Legal Resources

Product Liability: What Consumers Should Know

In the United States, there is a specific area of law designed to protect victims who suffer injury or harm as a result of faulty products. Product liability law exists to hold manufacturers responsible for creating and selling products that can cause injury to consumers, and to prevent companies from misleading the public about their…

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Recognizing the Dangerous Effects of Blood Thinners

Anticoagulants are a powerful way to prevent blood clots and stroke in atrial fibrillation patients, as these medications work by increasing blood flow within a patient’s body. However, these medications can also cause severe internal bleeding events which can lead to a number of serious and potentially fatal health complications. When prescribed an anticoagulant medication,…

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Talcum Powder Lawsuits

In February, a jury in Missouri awarded $72 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the family of a woman who died as a result of alleged talc-caused ovarian cancer. Talcum powder, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower, is used for a variety of hygiene and cosmetic purposes. The powder…

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Asbestos Exposure & Mesothelioma: What You Should Know to Protect Yourself

For the longest time, asbestos exposure had been mainly a problem with workers in the mining industries, construction, or those working with raw materials. The problem with asbestos exposure is that symptoms do not normally show until several years later. The medical term for this is called the latency period. On average, it could take…

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