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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 Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Hawaii health officials recall imported frozen raw tuna after testing positive for hepatitis A

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The AP (5/3) reports health officials in Hawaii disclosed that frozen raw tuna distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii, imported from Indonesia, and sold at 12 “grocery stores and eateries on Oahu is being recalled after it tested positive for hepatitis A.” Food Safety News reports that “a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Hawaii health officials recall imported frozen raw tuna after testing positive for hepatitis A

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: Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. government’s latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list. The report counts cases in only 10 states for nine of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list

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 Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA has identified 359 women with rare cancer linked to breast implants

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

On its website, TODAY (4/19, Pawlowski, 1.85M) reports the Food and Drug Administration has identified 359 women with “breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma,” since a link was discovered between breast implants and the rare form of cancer in 2011. The article reports that nine of the women identified … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA has identified 359 women with rare cancer linked to breast implants

Amarillo’s Top Class-Action Trial Attorney Offers Free Consultation: Flushable-wipes cases move forward in New York. 

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Reuters reports that “a federal judge in Brooklyn has ruled that litigation accusing Kimberly-Clark, Procter & Gamble and Costco of selling moist wipes falsely marketed as ‘flushable’ can proceed as a class action.” U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein “certified three classes, all limited to purchasers in New York, where the litigation was filed.” According to the … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Class-Action Trial Attorney Offers Free Consultation: Flushable-wipes cases move forward in New York. 

Amarillo Product Liability Attorney offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson had “year for the record books” with product liability claims in 2016.

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Bloomberg News (3/28, Fisk, Feeley, 2.41M) reports that Johnson & Johnson “had a year for the record books – it lost six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in the US over product defect claims,” with 2017 possibly holding more of the same. According to Bloomberg, J&J “is facing at least 17 trials in state … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson had “year for the record books” with product liability claims in 2016.

Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA announces recall of AFC Soybeans for Listeria concerns

Posted on March 19, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

According to the Food and Drug Administration, Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (AFC) is recalling its Edamame or Soybeans. The FDA said it has the potential to be contaminated with Listera monocytogenes and was discovered during random testing under AFC’s Quality Assurance Program. The recall is for the product dated between January 3, 2017 and … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA announces recall of AFC Soybeans for Listeria concerns