Recall lawyer: latest recalls include coffeepots, chairs, and winter coats

A coffeepot that spews boiling water, a winter coat that poses a strangulation risk, and a suffocating bean bag chair are among the latest recalls announced by the federal government. You can read more details about these and other recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The attorneys at Jones Ward PLC represent consumers…

Mirena and Pseudotumor Cerebri/Intracranial Hypertension

Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s long-term (5 year) birth control product known as Mirena has been linked to a debilitating brain condition that develops when cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the skull and increases pressure on the optic nerve. PTC/Intracranial Hypertension Pseudotumor cerebri, or intracranial hypertension, exists when cerebrospinal fluid is not absorbed properly, leading to…

Xarelto Bleeding Incident Lawsuits

Users of drug giants’ Bayer and Johnson & Johnson billion-dollar blood thinner, Xarelto, have begun filing suit, claiming the drug led to severe internal bleeding, which sent them to the hospital. The blood thinner is widely prescribed to aid in the prevention of strike and blood clots in patients who suffer from arterial fibrillation or…

Recalled Sam’s Club baby wipes pose infection risk to babies and parents

Recalled Sam’s Club baby wipes pose infection risk to babies and parents

Recall lawyers at Jones Ward PLC are warning consumers about harmful bacteria in baby wipes sold at Sam’s Club. The members-only warehouse chain, part of Wal-Mart, issued a recall on October 10 to consumers who purchased Simply Right baby wipes in a 900-count package. The wipes, made by Nutek Disposables and First Quality Enterprises, are…

Recall lawyer on MDLs and class actions: What’s the best fit?

Recall lawyer on MDLs and class actions: What’s the best fit?

A recalled metal hip implant is the subject of a mass tort, but a recalled can of peanut butter might lead to a class action lawsuit. Likewise, claims over a defective camera are treated as a class action, while injuries caused by dangerous hormone therapy medication are dealt with using a mass tort vehicle known…

Recall Lawyer: defective drug and device recall process explained

Defective products are recalled almost every day in the United States. They include medical devices such as metal hip implants, as well as tainted prescription drugs, children’s toys, and fruits and vegetables. These recalls span a wide variety of industries and products, but they usually share one thing in common: regulatory oversight by the federal…

Higher One student loan settlement now underway for account holders

If you borrowed money for college using the Higher One loan service, you may be entitled to participate in a class action lawsuit settlement in the coming months. College students and others whose loans were processed by Higher One Holdings, Inc., can make a claim to receive part of a $15 million settlement fund. You…

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