What You Need To Know About Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

What You Need To Know About Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Hernia repair using surgical mesh is a common procedure, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimating that there are over a million performed every year. Surgical mesh can help support weakened or damaged tissue, and many doctors rely on it to reduce the high recurrence rate of hernias and shorten patient recovery time. […]

Juul Pod Flavors Discontinued Amid Vaping-Related Illness Outbreak

In an effort to appease consumers and the FDA, Juul Labs, the maker of Juul vaping products, announced on October 17 that it will no longer sell any of its most popular non-tobacco, non-menthol Juul pod flavors. The announcement comes at the heels of an ongoing FDA review of Juul’s PMTA (Premarket Tobacco Application). Juul […]

Deaf and Need a Lawyer? Here’s What You Need to Know

Hearing loss can be a natural process or one brought on by injury from an accident or negligence. In either case, those who are deaf and need a lawyer may find difficulty finding legal representation they trust. When you need help, look no further than Mike Brandner Injury Attorneys. Types of Hearing Loss, Disorders, & […]

What Do I Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Product Defect?

How many of us honestly know who made the airbags in our cars? If you have been following the unfolding drama that has been the Takata airbag product defect recall since 2014, you probably know what company made your airbags. However, for the general populace, these airbag dangers are breaking news. Many of us saw […]

JUUL’s Link to Pneumonia, COPD, and Heart Attacks

The marketing and packaging of JUUL e-cigarettes have been said to appeal to high school and college-age students more than adults. Part of the appeal is wrapped in the belief that JUUL users consume, via inhalation, far fewer toxins than regular cigarette smokers. While the nicotine inhaled through an e-cigarette via vaping is less of […]

What Are Punitive Damages?

Punitive damages, also called exemplary damages, are monetary awards that the court orders the defendants to pay to plaintiffs in civil lawsuits. Louisiana’s laws regarding punitive damages are complex and punitive awards are not typically a result of personal injury cases. However, it is still important to understand how punitive damages work and to have […]

What is a Defective Medical Product?

Many people report injuries each year due to a defective medical product. While the majority of medical devices work fine, there are a few that are defective due to either poor construction/materials, or improper surgical techniques or procedures. If you have received an injury due to a defective medical product or an improper surgical procedure, […]

RoundUp May be Hurting More than Your Weeds

RoundUp has quickly developed quite the negative reputation for harming the mind and body. Even though the weed killer might help you get rid of your weeds, it can also harm you and your loved ones. If you or anyone you love repeatedly used RoundUp in the past and then experienced severe health ramifications, you […]

How to Handle Injury from a Defective Father’s Day Gift

You probably love giving your dad a Father’s Day gift, and it’s often something practical like a grill or tool. Usually, these products are designed and manufactured just as they’re supposed to be and provide the proper warnings and instructions for safe use. However, injuries can still occur because the product is defective in some […]

How to Get Compensation for Defective Product Injuries in New Orleans

Children love getting a new toy for the holidays, but parents may be more worried about a toy injuring their child because of a flaw in its design. More than 174,100 toy-related injuries received emergency room treatment in 2016. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported seven toy-associated deaths involving children 15 and younger. Personal injury […]

 

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