01 May 2021

Worried soldier in battlefield
Attorney Katherine Cornell, of Pulaski Kherkher Law firm, part of the trial team for the first-ever 3M Combat Arms Earplugs MDL trials, is pleased to announce that a federal jury found 3M Co. fully liable for the plaintiff’s hearing damage injuries and awarded plaintiffs $7,130,500.00 in damages. The total includes $2.1 in punitive damages for each of the three plaintiffs involved in the...

17 Mar 2021

Farmer watering plants
Commercial farm and Ag workers who developed Parkinson's disease after mixing, spraying, or being exposed to paraquat may qualify for significant financial compensation. Contact us now to learn more about paraquat exposure and Parkinson's disease and whether you are eligible. What is Paraquat? Paraquat is a commercial herbicide that has been in use since the '60s to control grass and w...

17 Mar 2021

On March 15, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that all Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) devices might fail prematurely, no matter when they were made or distributed. This warning updates previous warnings that only included devices made before 2014. The STAR Ankle is one of the most implanted ankle devices in the United States. However, the FDA warns th...

22 Feb 2021

Manufacturer Toro Company issued a nationwide recall for snowblowers due to a risk for amputation. This recall includes Canada as well as the United States and is bad timing in the midst of a winter where some areas have been hard hit with snow. Details of the Recalled Product The company, based in Bloomington, Minnesota, has had no injuries reported, but did get five reports of defectiv...

10 Nov 2020

Covid-19 virus
While insurance companies have sustained victories in some cases brought by policyholders who are working to claim losses suffered during lock down orders due the pandemic, a ruling out of North Carolina is giving insurance defense attorneys a cause for concern. Summary Judgement Denied Durham County Superior Court Senior Judge Orlando Hudson Jr. denied a motion for summary judgment in...

10 Nov 2020

Soldier with Earplug
Multidistrict litigation involving 3M Combat Arms earplugs issued to military personnel for years has grown to become the largest MDL ever, and attorneys expect lawsuits to continue to grow. According to Bloomberg Law, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Statistics report shows that 3M earplug litigation has grown to 203,722 total actions. In contrast, Asbestos product li...

21 Mar 2019

Farmer watering plants
A jury in U.S. District Court in San Francisco unanimously determines Roundup a ‘substantial factor’ in a homeowner’s development of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The victim, California resident Edwin Hardeman was diagnosed with this form of cancer of using Roundup for 26 years to control poison oak and weeds on his property. Second Jury Finds Roundup Causes Cancer This is the second jury to...

23 Jul 2018

Lethargic woman sitting on couch
Bayer has announced it will stop selling Essure in the United States at the end of the year. The move comes after the FDA restricted the sale and distribution of the device across the country, which Bayer has committed to continue to ensure that females are fully informed of the increased risks that have been associated with the birth control device. On April 9, 2018, the FDA issued a...

02 Feb 2018

Destroyed houses and establishments
Home and business owners across Puerto Rico are discovering that insurance providers may be making the damage claims process more difficult than it needs to be. Insurance providers are notorious for delaying legitimate claims by requiring unnecessary documentation and information, or even unfairly denying claims for no apparent reason. Some may even pressure their policyholders to repair...

21 Jan 2018

Destroyed infrastructure from hurricane
After Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida, what residents needed more than anything was for their insurance providers to come through with payouts, so they could repair, rebuild, and get back to their normal lives. Yet, too many insurance providers unfairly deny legitimate damage claims, delay policyholder claims for no reason, or shortchange payouts, leaving policyholders with too littl...