Personal Injury Blog

Ford to Petition Regulators to Avoid Recall of Vehicles With Defective Airbags

Ford Motor Company will file a petition with federal regulators to avoid a potential recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with faulty Takata airbag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared as defective. According to a news report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Nissan agreed to recall 515,394 2007-2011 Versa cars […]

New E-DUI Law Takes Effect in Washington State

Washington’s new distracted driving law went into effect on July 23, which means drivers will now get a ticket for being on the phone or holding any electronic device while behind the wheel. According to a Fox news report, state troopers say they will hand out warnings for six months. However, if a trooper […]

Woman Claims Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Caused Her Cancer

A woman who was diagnosed with chronic lymphoma leukemia is among more than 800 people suing Monsanto, manufacturer of Roundup weed killer, which has been linked to cancer. According to a news report, the Oklahoma woman, said she was diagnosed with cancer in March 2015 after her doctor noticed that she had an elevated […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 7-14, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.26 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Liquid-filled Intragastric Balloon Systems: Letter to Healthcare Providers – Potential Risks.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled Pravastatin Sodium […]

Honda Recalls 1.2 Million Accord Vehicles for Potential Fire Risks

Honda is recalling nearly 1.2 million Accord vehicles after getting reports of the cars’ battery sensors causing fires in engines. According to a CNN news report, the Japanese automaker announced that it would recall Accord vehicles manufactured between 2013 and 2016. The sensors, which notify drivers when there is an issue with the battery, […]

Woman Injured in Water Slide Accident

A couple celebrating the Fourth of July at an amusement park ended up suffering serious injuries while riding down a water slide. According to media reports, the victims were on a shared-raft water ride, when their raft flipped over and sent the victims headfirst into the slide’s wall. The man said he and his […]

Attleboro, MA Man Gets $190,000 Auto Accident Settlement From Liberty Mutual Insurance

Attorney Cara Gallucci, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently negotiated a $190,000 out-of-court settlement with Liberty Mutual Insurance on behalf of a man who was injured in a car accident. The man was injured by a negligent driver. Our client sustained a broken shin bone, which required surgically to repair. He contacted the Attleboro, MA […]

Did AbbVie Create the ‘Low T’ Myth?

Attorneys for a man who nearly died after using AndroGel are saying that AbbVie Inc. made up a condition called “Low T” to get men without hypogonadism to use its testosterone replacement therapy without informing them that using the hormone treatment could put them at risk of heart attacks. According to a report in […]

Worker Killed in Boston Area Construction Accident

Officials are looking into the death of a worker who was killed at a construction site in Massachusetts. According to a news report, the man was killed on the worksite of a library renovation. The young man was working alongside the foundation of the building when he was allegedly struck by a piece of […]

Teen High on Opioids Causes Fatal Crash in Indiana

A teenage girl in Indiana was arrested after she crashed her vehicle into a home, killing two girls. According to a news report, the driver was charged with criminal recklessness resulting in death. Police officials said the teen who crashed the car may have been under the influence of opioids and could face more […]