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Joseph H. Saunders

Takata Airbag Lawsuit Investigation

In the United States, a record 34 million vehicles made by 10 different automakers have been recalled to replace frontal airbags on the driver’s or passenger’s side, or both. The airbags involved in the recall were made by Takata, a […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit Settlement

On March 24, it was announced that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary had reached a settlement in a bellwether trial over their transvaginal mesh devices. That settlement came shortly after a California jury delivered a $5.7 million verdict against J&J’s […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Settlement Extended to Include Surgeries through January 2015

The DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant settlement of over seven thousand lawsuits has been extended to cover hundreds or thousands of new ASR hip implant patients. The original billion dollar settlement of the product liability lawsuits in 2013 […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Hunters’ Thumbs Amputated by Barnett Crossbows

Hundreds of hunting crossbows without finger guards were sold by Barnett Crossbows to hunting enthusiasts around the county.  A  number  of thumb amputations and injuries has sparked lawsuits against the company. Other manufacturers of crossbows have designed the bows with […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Settlement Payments Being Paid

Finally, settlement payments in the 2.5 billion dollar DePuy ASR hip implant settlement are rolling in. The DePuy ASR hip implant was recalled four years ago in 2010 and 8 thousand lawsuits have been filed against the DePuy and Johnson […]

C. Todd Alley

Toyota's Massive Recall Leaves Some Questions Unanswered

As thousands of sources are reporting, Toyota has issued a massive recall of over 4 million vehicles after numerous reports of stuck accelerators cause some vehicles to accelerate out of control….

Joseph H. Saunders

Defective Product Accountability for Foreign Manufacturers

The Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009 (S. 1606) is a good consumer protection bill that’s been introduced in the US Senate by Senators Dick Durbin, Sheldon Whitehouse, and Jeff…

Don Greiwe

New Bill Proposes to End Foreign Manufacturer Tort Liability Loopholes

Each year, many people in the United States are injured by defective foreign products imported into the United States. Loopholes in the law give foreign manufacturers ways of delaying lawsuits…

Don Greiwe

Medical Device Liability Bill: Undoing Injustice

Last week, the new Medical Device Liability Bill was up for debate within Congress’ House and Energy Subcommittee. This new legislation is intended to undo the U.S. Supreme Court’s…

Joseph H. Saunders

FDA Seizes More Dietary Supplements

US Marshals have seized 23,300 bottles of three separate dietary supplements through a court order. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division entered a consent…