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- Bayer Disputes Yaz and Yasmin Side Effects
In what came as another low blow to defective medication victims across the U.S., Bayer Pharmaceuticals is now disputing the findings that defective medications Yaz and Yasmin can result in a much higher risk of blood clots than other contraceptives. Victims who feel they have suffered life-altering side effects from Yaz and Yasmin are taking this denial of fault personally, and are outraged by Bayer's refusal to acknowledge and compensate their consumers.
- Product Liability and Product Recalls
The Product Liability Accidents Resource Center features comprehensive, useful information for victims of defective product accidents, dangerous drug accidents, food poisoning, or medical device accidents. The verdicts, settlements, and class action watch and official links to helpful websites are among the many valuable resources available for site visitors who want to learn more about product liability.
- Zaza et al v Marquess and Nell Inc
On January 28, 1990, Gerardo Zaza, an employee of Maxwell House Coffee (Maxwell House), was severely injured when hot molten water and carbon within a quench tank that he was attempting to repair overflowed and landed on his back, arms and upper extremities, causing second degree burns over twenty-one percent of his body.
- Mettinger v Globe Slicing Machine Co
The primary issue on appeal is whether the entity that sold and serviced a defective meat-slicing machine that injured a user of the machine may maintain an action for indemnification against a company that purchased and continued the product line of the manufacturer of the machine.
- Perez et al v Wyeth Laboratories Inc
This appeal concerns Norplant, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved, reversible contraceptive that prevents pregnancy for up to five years.
- Rowe v Hoffman-La Roche Inc
Plaintiff Robert Rowe, a Michigan resident, filed a complaint in New Jersey against two New Jersey pharmaceutical manufacturers, Hoffman-Law Roche, Inc. and Roche Laboratories, Inc. Rowe alleged the defendants failed to warn adequately about the health risks associated with Accutane
- Baird v American Medical Optics
The first is whether the statute of limitations, N.J.S.A. 2A:14-2, bars a patient's claim for lack of informed consent against an ophthalmologist who implanted an intraocular lens in the patient's eye, the hospital where the operation took place, and the manufacturer of the lens. The second is whether federal law preempts the patient's state-law claims against the manufacturer of the intraocular lens.
- Snyder v American Association of Blood Banks
On August 23, 1984, William Snyder underwent open-heart surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson. Snyder learned in 1987 that he had contracted Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) from a transfusion of blood that the Bergen County Blood Center (BCBC), a non-profit blood bank, had provided to St. Joseph's.
- Defective Products Information
A guide for Defective Product Accidents, including explanations of common product liability terms dealing with warranties, negligence, and liability, an overview of determining fault, and the statute of limitations
- Types of Defective Products
Information about the various types of defective and dangerous products, including design defects, manufacturing defects, failure to warn, and an explanation of unavoidably unsafe products.
- Dangerous Drug Information
A guide to understanding Dangerous Drug Accidents, including a list an explanation of the types of dangerous drugs, an overview of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an explanation of Product Liability Law as it pertains to Defective or Dangerous Drugs, a guide to determining fault, and the statute of limitations.
- Food Poisoning Information
An overview of Food Poisoning and Foodborne Illness, including a guide to foods commonly associated with Food Poisoning, an overview of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a guide for determining fault, and the statute of limitations.
- Causes of Food Poisoning
A list and explanation of the common bacteria and viruses that causes Food Poisoning and Foodborne Illness, including Salmonella, E. coli, Campylobacter, and Botulism.
- Defective Medical Device Information
A guide to understanding Defective Medical Device Accidents, including a list an explanation of the types of defective medical devices, an overview of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an explanation of Product Liability Law as it pertains to Defective or Dangerous Medical Devices, a guide to determining fault, and the statute of limitations.