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Archive for Product Liability

What Product Liability Means to Your Potential Lawsu…

We’ve all heard the stories in the news: a product has failed, and someone who was hurt or injured as a result of that failure is filing a lawsuit. It might seem like...

When is a Product’s Manufacturer Being Neglige…

Most of us have heard the legal term of “negligence,” though that doesn’t necessarily mean that we understand all of its complexities. Sure, most people know that negligence that results in someone else’s...

Five Signs You May Have a Case to Sue a Corporation

Ever since the film “Erin Brockovich” was released in 2000, a lot of people across the country have dreams of taking down an unethical company. Other people simply have dreams of collecting the...

How to Tell When a Product Manufacturer is Liable fo…

Liability is one of the most important legal concepts in our modern justice system. Today’s courts use liability to determine who is at fault in medical cases, car accidents, and even product malfunctions....

Ephedra: Chinese Medicine or International Killer?

What is Ephedra Ephedra (Chinese: ma huang) is an alkaloid chemical compound traditionally obtained from the plant Ephedra sinica, an Asian evergreen shrub. Its principal derivative, ephedrine, has many of the characteristics of...

Paxil: The Depressing Antidepressant?

What is Paxil?Paxil, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, is one of several selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) on the market. Paxil is prescribed for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic...

Vioxx: From the Shelf to the Senate Floor

What is Vioxx?Vioxx, generic name rofecoxib, is a COX-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Vioxx is a prescription medicine prescribed primarily to reduce acute pain in adults, inflammation and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis,...