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Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Survey Shows Most medical device makers believe their products are vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, but few taking steps to prevent attacks.

Posted on June 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Mass Device  reported that a survey by Synopsys found that over two-thirds of medical device makers “believe their products are vulnerable to cyberattack,” yet “only 17% of device makers are taking significant steps to prevent attacks.” Specifically, only a third of medical device makers “encrypt IoT-device data, and only 39% of those use key management … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Survey Shows Most medical device makers believe their products are vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, but few taking steps to prevent attacks.

Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110 million in fifth talcum powder cancer trial.

Posted on May 8, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Jury awards record-setting $110.5M to woman who says she got ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson baby powder Louis Slemp, 62, sued health products giant Johnson & Johnson Slemp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 She said illness was caused by 40-year use of company’s baby powder A jury awarded her a record … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110 million in fifth talcum powder cancer trial.

Amarillo Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Supreme Court lets stand California ban on anti-gay therapy

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has again rejected a challenge to California’s ban on so-called gay conversion therapy. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away an appeal from a San Diego minister and others who argued the law violated their First Amendment religious freedoms. The federal appeals court in San Francisco had … Continue reading Amarillo Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Supreme Court lets stand California ban on anti-gay therapy

Amarillo Wrongful Death Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Police shootings put spotlight on DOJ

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The AP reports that “on the same day a white former patrolman in South Carolina pleaded guilty to federal civil rights charges for killing a motorist, word came down that the U.S. Justice Department would not prosecute two white officers in the shooting death of a man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,” and “a white suburban Dallas … Continue reading Amarillo Wrongful Death Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Police shootings put spotlight on DOJ

Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Bayer, Johnson & Johnson face lawsuit over inadequate warnings on blood-thinning medication.

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Bloomberg News (4/24, Feeley, Fisk, 2.41M) reports that Bayer and Johnson & Johnson are facing a suit in a New Orleans court over inadequate warnings for its Xarelto blood thinner. Patients allege that the drug causes severe internal bleeding, and have accused the companies of being responsible for the blood thinner’s “potentially fatal side effects.” … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Bayer, Johnson & Johnson face lawsuit over inadequate warnings on blood-thinning medication.

Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Lawsuit claims Tesla’s autopilot is flawed.

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Detroit Free Press reports a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the US District Court in San Jose, California claims Tesla’s Autopilot system is inherently “flawed, causing cars to steer erratically when it is engaged, and the electric automaker hasn’t delivered promised safety feature improvements as quickly as it should.” The suit was filed on behalf … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Lawsuit claims Tesla’s autopilot is flawed.

Amarillo’s Top Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Roll Call analysis: Senate “nuclear option” all but inevitable for Neil Gorsuch confirmation.

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Google. Roll Call (3/28, Lesniewski, 63K) reports, “The Senate Republicans’ deployment of the ‘nuclear option’ to change the chamber’s rules” to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch “is so inevitable that senators are already moving on to the next debate.” Sen. Bob Corker said, “We’re on this spiral downward, and obviously, the … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Roll Call analysis: Senate “nuclear option” all but inevitable for Neil Gorsuch confirmation.

Amarillo’s Top Personal Injury Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Federal Judge approves $87M settlement in Flint Michigan water lawsuit

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Detroit Free Press. The Detroit Free Press (3/28, Baldas, 1.01M) reports, in continuing coverage, that a federal judge has approved an $87 million settlement in which Michigan will pay the City of Flint “to identify and replace at least 18,000 unsafe water lines by 2020.” The deal also requires the state to … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Personal Injury Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Federal Judge approves $87M settlement in Flint Michigan water lawsuit

Amarillo’s Top Drug Arrest Defense Attorney Offers Free Consultations: US charges Quantum Solutions a Canadian Firm with selling misbranded drugs

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/28, Ove, 493K) reports that “a Canadian drug company and its officers have been charged in Pittsburgh with conspiring to distribute misbranded prescription drugs in the U.S., with three Pittsburgh-area pharmacists as customers.” Federal prosecutors said on Tuesday that Quantum Solutions, “based in Barbados and run by Tony Lee, Billy Lee and … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Drug Arrest Defense Attorney Offers Free Consultations: US charges Quantum Solutions a Canadian Firm with selling misbranded drugs

Amarillo’s Top Class-Action Trial Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle unauthorized account lawsuit.

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Associated Press reports, “Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission, the bank announced Tuesday.” The AP adds, “It’s the first private settlement that Wells has reached since the company paid $185 million to federal … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Class-Action Trial Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle unauthorized account lawsuit.