Category: Product Liability

Talc Powder Victims: How & Where to Take Legal Action

The talc powder that Johnson & Johnson marketed and sold as having the “purest protection” was found through research to contain asbestos. It is widely recognized that exposure to asbestos causes lung cancer. The good news is that there are over 19,000 pending lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson for their harmful talc powder, which means […]

Written by on August 17, 2020

The History of Roundup Litigation

When consumers purchase and use products, they put a certain amount of trust in the manufacturers of those products. They believe that the products will not only fulfill a need but, that they are also safe. Pesticides use various chemicals to control the populations of harmful insects and promote lush, beautiful, lawns and gardens. Some […]

Written by on August 13, 2020

Bans on Vaping Are Popping Up All Over The Country; Will Missouri Follow Suit?

All across the country people are debating vaping. Where is the line for personal rights? Do e-cigarettes provide a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco products? Do the limited health problems constitute a viable reason to totally eliminate their sales? There are major debates on the governmental floors of multiple states St. Louis Park, Minnesota voted […]

Written by on March 19, 2020

More Missouri Ride the Duck Employees Charged with Negligence

Do you remember the case involving the duck boat rides in Springfield, Missouri? Seventeen people died as a result of that incident, but the case is not over yet. A Grand Jury has indicted two more people for their alleged misconduct and negligence.  The Superceding Indictment The superceding indictment replaced the original one to include additional […]

Written by on October 31, 2019

Product Liability Lawsuit on Earplugs Proceeds in Missouri

Defective products can cause a lot of harm. When most companies learn about a problem with their product, there's a recall and the situation is rectified. But that's not what happened when a company sold earplugs to the United States military, even after they knew they were defective.  Defective Earplugs Led to Injury and Legal Action […]

Written by on October 22, 2019

Missouri Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Talcum Powder Litigation

Most people are aware of the multiple lawsuits that Johnson & Johnson is facing. The claim is that their talcum powder led many women to develop cancer, and those women are looking for justice. A lot of them will be disappointed to learn that they might not get it.  Missouri Supreme Court Ruling in Johnon […]

Written by on October 1, 2019

Settlement Lost After Fitness App Use Disproves Injury

The world has never been more connected than it is right now. In many cases, that connectedness is good. It helps people stay in touch with the people they love, or haven’t seen in a long time. In other cases, the Internet and various apps can actually do a lot of harm. For example, take […]

Written by on June 19, 2018

High Blood Pressure Medicine Maker Settles Claims for $300 Million

In recent news, drug manufacturer Daiichi Sankyo agreed to a $300-million settlement for those suffering at the hands of commonly-prescribed high blood pressure medication, olmesartan, for failure to adequately warn patients about drug risks. Dangerous drugs remain in-use for high blood pressure patients, and the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want […]

Written by on May 1, 2018