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Jan 2, 2019

Can Manufacturers Be Held Liable for Injuries Sustained from Generic Drugs?

By |January 2nd, 2019|Products Liability|0 Comments

Generic drugs are often offered as an alternative to the name brand medication when consumers go to their pharmacists. Generics are drugs that are identical to the original drug but are offered at a much lower price. The lower price makes the generics much more acceptable to insurance companies than the name brand. Manufacturers don’t lower the price out of the kindness of their heart. Rather, they usually sell their formula for the medication to [...]

Dec 24, 2018

Can Compulsive Gamblers to Hold Casinos Liable for Financial Losses and Pain and Suffering?

By |December 24th, 2018|Products Liability|0 Comments

According to  a 2013 Reuter’s story, plaintiffs’ lawyers are working to show that gambling addiction claims should be handled in the same manner as cigarette smoking lawsuits. The problems with gambling addiction have begun to expand as gambling has moved online. Class action civil lawsuits were used to force cigarette makers to pay more than $200 billion over 25 years. The money is to be used for the smoker’s medical costs and care and to [...]

Jan 15, 2018

What is the FDA Doing to Protect Patients at Risk from Connected Devices?

By |January 15th, 2018|Products Liability|0 Comments

You have most likely heard of the massive data breaches which have exposed the personally identifiable information about millions of Americans. People worry about identity theft in the wake of these breaches, but maybe they need to be more aware of the risk of hackers gaining access to connected medical devices. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed that St. Jude-Medical's implantable cardiac devices can be hacked. These implanted devices monitor and control a [...]

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