Personal Injury Blog

Middletown, RI Woman Gets $130,000 Car Accident Settlement from American Commerce Insurance

Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently obtained a $130,000 settlement from American Commerce Insurance for a woman who was injured in a car accident. Our client was in a vehicle that was rear ended by another driver and sustained a serious back injury. She contacted the Middletown, RI car accident lawyers […]

Yaz Settlement Recipients the Target Green Dot Debit Card Scam

Women who have suffered serious side effects as the result of taking birth control pills such as Yaz and Yasmin are being victimized yet again – this time by con artists claiming to be from a settlement center asking women to send money so they can receive their settlement funds back. Yaz attorneys are […]

Nursing Home Employees Violating Patients’ Trust Via Social Media

In the last year alone, there have been at least 18 incidents where nursing home employees have posted lewd and unauthorized photos and videos of vulnerable elderly residents on social media platforms. An investigation by ProPublica, which found 18 new cases, brings the total number of such incidents to 65 since 2012. A majority […]

False Advertising Alleged in IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who had an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter permanently embedded in his body has filed a product liability lawsuit against Cook Medical, alleging false advertising. According to a report, the lawsuit accuses Cook Medical of advertising the Gunther Tulip IVC filter as a “retrievable” filter when in reality, it is often impossible […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: July 17-23, 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.21 Recalls to be aware this week.
Medical Devices & Equipment:
Penumbra 3D Revascularization Device by Penumbra: Class I Recall – Wire Material May […]

Johnson & Johnson Appeals $48 Million Verdict Awarded in Motrin Case

After a California man was awarded $48 Million for the severe injuries he suffered as a result of taking Motrin for muscle pain, Johnson & Johnson is appealing the jury’s decision claiming the jury’s verdict form responses were confused. The pharmaceutical giant claims the jury found that Motrin is not substantially dangerous and therefore […]

German Customs Spurns Spinners

Fidget spinners have rapidly burst onto the scene and become one of the hottest toys of 2017. However, schools across America have outlawed the twirling toys because they have become too big of a distraction in class. Aside from being a classroom nuisance, multiple children have swallowed and choked on small detachable parts, requiring […]

Tips for Safe Summer Travel

Schools are out, graduations are over and the summer heat is on! This is the time when most of us get ready for a fun summer road trip. While these trips with family can be enjoyable and memorable, it is important to remember that summertime is one of the most dangerous times of year […]

Takata Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Injured Victims Get a Say

Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corporation has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Japan after an unprecedented worldwide recall of millions of vehicles equipped with dangerous and defective airbags that can explode and cause major injuries and fatalities. According to a Reuter’s news report, now, people injured by these faulty airbags have been […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: July 10-16, 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:
Oscor Inc. Issues Nationwide Recall of ATAR Extension Cables. The extension cable is […]