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Metformin Recall Continues After NDMA Contamination Detected

October 9, 2020   |  
Drug manufacturers are moving forward with continued metformin recalls after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the popular diabetes medicine is contaminated with NDMA, a potentially cancer-causing chemical. India-based manufacturer Marksans Pharma Limited joins seven other pharmaceutical companies that have issued metformin recalls due to NDMA contamination. The...
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Johnson & Johnson to Pay Over $100 Million in Talcum Powder Settlement

October 6, 2020   |  
Johnson & Johnson has settled roughly 1,000 cancer claims related to its talc-based baby powder products for more than $100,000,000. The talcum powder settlement is the first to resolve a large volume of claims at once, as Johnson & Johnson still faces roughly 20,000 lawsuits alleging that its talcum powder...
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“What If I Was Partially At Fault in a Truck Accident?”

September 28, 2020   |  
Truck accident cases can be extremely complicated. There is often a lot of evidence to sift through, multiple witnesses may need to be interviewed, and proving liability can be difficult. In many cases, liability may be contested. If you’ve been involved in a truck accident, you might wonder, “What if...
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“What If I Was Injured by a Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials?”

September 28, 2020   |  
Truck accidents can be devastating. But accidents involving trucks carrying hazardous materials (“hazmat” trucks) can be especially dangerous. If you’ve been injured in an accident involving a truck carrying hazardous materials, it’s important to consult with an experienced truck accident attorney about your legal rights and options for a claim...
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How Do You Prove Fault in a Truck Accident?

September 28, 2020   |  
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve justice  — and you may be entitled to compensation. These accident cases can be complicated, however, and proving fault can be difficult. Many of our clients ask, “How do you prove fault in a truck...
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“Can I Sue a Trucking Company That’s Located Out of State?”

September 28, 2020   |  
In more than three decades serving truck accident injury victims in North Carolina, many of our clients have asked, “Can I still sue the trucking company if it’s located in another state?” It’s a great question — in many cases, a trucking company may be liable for accidents caused by...
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“Can I Sue the Trucking Company After Being Injured in a Truck Accident?”

September 25, 2020   |  
The aftermath of a truck accident can be life-changing. You may be left with serious injuries. You may have to pay expensive medical bills. Depending on the extent of your injuries, you may not be able to work. With so many complications, many are unsure what to do after a...
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“What If I Don’t Know Who Hit Me in a Car Accident?”

September 25, 2020   |  
People should own up to their mistakes and that is particularly true in hit-and-run car accidents. It is a horrible experience when a driver is hit by a car, and the other car takes off, never stopping to see if anyone is injured or killed. In these instances, many of...
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BASF Talcum Powder Lawsuit Settlement Totals $72.5 Million

September 25, 2020   |  
German chemical manufacturing company BASF SE has agreed to a class-action settlement of $72.5 million in response to claims that its talc contained asbestos, and caused lung damage and cancer in consumers who used its products. The BASF talc lawsuit settlement comes as talcum powder cancer lawsuits pile up against...
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Do You Get Paid for Eminent Domain?

September 21, 2020   |  
Has the government decided to take your land under the power of eminent domain? You might be wondering, “Do you get paid for eminent domain?” The short answer is yes. If the government, or some other condemnor (like a utility company, for example), is taking your property using the power...
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