Category Archives: Lawyer

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…

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?

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…

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…

Stryker hip implant lawyer: rumors about July deadline are false

Stryker hip implant lawyers at Jones Ward PLC have been receiving calls in recent weeks from concerned patients with the recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II device implanted in their bodies. The source of their anxiety: a series of advertisements on television and the Internet that claim there is a deadline in July 2014 to file…

Hip implant article explains details of medical device litigation

The complex world of medical device litigation, including lawsuits over failed metal-on-metal hip implants, is described in an article published by Attorney Alex Davis of Jones Ward PLC. The widespread failure of metal-on-metal hip implants represents one of the worst product liability disasters in decades, the article says. Jones Ward PLC represents consumers injured by…

Larry Jones featured in Today Show probe on generic drugs

Attorney Larry Jones, one of the founding partners of Jones Ward PLC, spoke to reporters from the Today Show for a segment that aired this morning on the dangers of generic prescription drugs. The segment, aired on national television, told the story of Viola Purcell, who took a generic form of metoclopramide, a drug normally…

Report: Kentucky a “hot spot” for coronary stents

A new map of the nation’s medical procedures shows that Kentucky is one of several “hot spots” where coronary stent operations are performed at a far greater rate than most other states. This news report from Bloomberg News says coronary stents are effective in restoring blood flow in heart-attack patients, but research shows they are…

Jones Ward lawyers participate in trials at Kentucky State Fair

Several attorneys at Jones Ward PLC are participating in mock trials at the Kentucky State Fair as part of an effort to educate the public about the nation’s civil justice system. The trials, which continue all week, are sponsored in part by the Kentucky Justice Association, which fights for citizen rights to jury trials. Visitors…

Dying for pills: why medicine doesn’t always make us healthy

Medicine should make us feel better. Usually it does. Unfortunately, however, if a doctor writes you a prescription for a pill, you may end up worse off than you were before. In our pill-obsessed culture, we sometimes turn to prescription medication when we don’t need it, or we don’t pay enough attention to harmful side…