Court: Sandy Hook Lawsuit Against Remington Can Proceed

In 2016, a Connecticut judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre against Remington, the manufacturer of the weapon used in the killings. But this week, the Connecticut Supreme Court revived part of the lawsuit, ruling that federal protections did not prevent the families from bringing a …

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Exploding E-Cigarette Litigation: A Roundup

E-cigarettes and other vape devices were billed as being more healthy than regular tobacco cigarettes. And while the jury is still out as far as well-functioning devices are concerned, e-cigs have been exploding in our faces pretty much since their inception. In one of the more recent cases, 24-year-old Texan William Brown was killed after …

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Tesla Sued After High Speed Fatality in Florida

Speeding is always a safety risk, but especially on turns going nearly 100 miles per hour over the speed limit. The family of an 18-year-old boy killed in a Tesla car accident is suing the car manufacturer for what the attorney calls an “unreasonably dangerous” car. Edgar Monserratt alleges that the Tesla in which his …

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Who Do You Sue When Served a Heroin-Laced Coca-Cola?

It can happen to anyone, but in this case, it happened to Trevor Walker. Somehow, synthetic heroin was slipped into his Diet Coke at a McDonald’s drive-thru. No one knows exactly how the drug got into the drink, but tests taken at the hospital prove that Suboxone, a heroin-substitute, was found in Walker’s urine as …

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San Francisco Sues Pharma for Opioid Epidemic

The City and County of San Francisco has joined the host of other cities around the country suing big pharma for the opioid epidemic in federal court. Years ago, opioids would only be prescribed for severe post-surgery or end-of-life pain relief. But a major change in medical education by opioid manufacturers lowered that bar considerably …

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Reuters Releases Johnson & Johnson Report, Suggests Internal Knowledge for Decades

Reuters released a report that proclaims Johnson & Johnson (J&J) knew their talc products contained asbestos, but hid that information from regulators and the general public. Asbestos has been linked to mesothelioma and ovarian cancer, and now it seems J&J talc is linked to those as well. Confidential Internal Memos Prove J&J Knew of Asbestos …

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Top 5 Legal Facts About Football Injuries

Football season kicked off nationwide this month, but the focus hasn’t solely been between the lines. Off-the-field controversies — from political protests to paying college players — have garnered just as much attention as teams’ on-field clashes. And one issue that’s been in football fans’ and players’ minds recently have been concussions, and the role …

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