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Eggs Could Be the Source of Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak

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A farm in Alabama recalled its eggs after they were linked to a salmonella outbreak by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the CDC, Gravel Ridge Farms’ eggs could be contaminated and the source of a multi-state salmonella outbreak. The Cullman, Alabama, farm recalled cardboard packages of eggs containing one dozen… Read More »

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Injurеd Bу A Cоnѕumеr Prоduсt? Understanding Nashville Product Liability Law

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You read about the stories. A child loses their life due to a defective crib. A teenager is seriously injured because the airbag in their vehicle failed to deploy in a collision. A parent is harmed when a lawnmower suddenly catches fire and explodes. These are all examples of consumer product injuries and can… Read More »

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The Shocking Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

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More than a dozen scientific studies have discovered a link between using talcum powder products and developing life-threatening ovarian cancer. In fact, a recent study showed that women who used talcum powder products consistently were 33 percent more likely to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  Corporate Indifference to Public Safety  Evidence indicates that corporate… Read More »

Defective Gun Cases

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A federal judge recently concluded that a Smith & Wesson firearm was not at fault in a personal injury case in which the firearm accidentally discharged and caused a man to lose a finger. The event occurred when a consumer attempted to make the gun safe inside a store. The victim argued that a… Read More »

The Basics of the Discovery Process in Personal Injury Litigation

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Personal injuries unfortunately are all too common. They occur every day in workplace accidents, car crashes, and even due to defective products. Litigation in the personal injury context is complex. When one is injured, a lawsuit may be resolved in various ways. It can resolve before any lawsuit is filed (ie. your insurance or… Read More »

General Motors Settles with Prosecutors for Defective Products for $900 Million, Leaves Many Cold

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Recently, the New York Times reported that the number of deaths linked to defective cars made by American car company General Motors (GM) has risen to 124. Last year, GM recalled 2.6 million older small cars worldwide such as the Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion to replace faulty ignition switches. These faulty ignition switches… Read More »

270,000 Vehicles Recalled for Faulty Ignition Button

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International carmaker Nissan announced recently that it will be recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles from model years 2013 and 2014 because of faulty ignition start buttons that can malfunction and cause the engine of the car to shut off without warning. The car company says that the start buttons can become stuck when exposed to… Read More »

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