What is a Class Action Lawsuit and Why is it Important?

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You might have heard the words “class action lawsuit” thrown around in the past and not been entirely sure what they meant. A class action lawsuit occurs when there are too many victims or injured parties seeking justice to be accounted for in a standard personal injury claim. In these situations, a group of victims […]

What is a Construction Defect Claim?

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It may help to know what a construction defect is before beginning to understand the specific elements of filing a construction defect claim. While the exact legal definition may vary from state to state, generally construction defects include defective design, errors with workmanship, incorrect materials, and/or some other aspect of the construction process of a […]

Recalled Baby Carriers to Avoid

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In February, baby and childcare products company Infantino voluntarily recalled over 14,000 different toddler and infant carriers after receiving encouragement to do so by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which regulates the ongoing safety of many different consumer goods. The carriers’ alleged problem was their buckles, which Infantino said could potentially break and pose a […]

Who is Responsible for Car Accidents Involving Auto Defects?

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Like any product liability case, defective vehicles or auto parts can cause severe damage to the unaware consumers who have purchased them or find them included in their vehicle. Common examples of auto defects include faulty airbags, seatbelts, tires, and brakes, as well as a tendency to roll over when making turns. These and many […]

Who is Liable for Injuries Occurring in a Rideshare Accident?

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Being involved in a car accident and trying to recover from it both physically and financially is already a stressful and often complicated process, and can be even more so when the accident involved a rideshare or car service vehicle. Many residents of crowded cities prefer to use ridesharing services to get around rather than […]

Are Hoverboards Still Dangerous?

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No longer a dream of the future, hoverboards can be found anywhere from sidewalks to college campuses to kitchens and hallways within people’s homes. Since the rise of popularity in these devices, accidents involving these products have skyrocketed, primarily in the form of falls. However, many people may remember them for the spontaneous fires which […]

What to Do If Your Child is Addicted to Juul

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Attorney Wayne Parsons | 808-201-2277 | Free Consult What should you do if your teenager is addicted to Juul vaping devices? This Quick Question features Wayne Parsons, a personal injury attorney with Wayne Parsons Law Office in Honolulu, Hawaii. To learn more, contact the attorney directly by calling 808-201-2277 or by submitting a contact form […]

Legal Rights When Pulled Over By the Police

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Attorney Tyler Bailey | 888-981-0034 | Schedule Your Consult Today If you’re pulled over, it’s a good idea to know your legal rights. Many people don’t know about their legal rights when pulled over by the police. They may find themselves feeling anxious and unsure of what to expect from officers pulling them over as […]

Does Lemon Law Apply to Leased Cars?

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Alex Tofer | 888-981-5607 | Free Consult Does lemon law apply to leased cars? If you just started leasing a car and it breaks down or begins exhibiting issues (anything from a nuisance to a safety hazard), lemon laws can help you get a replacement vehicle or a reimbursement so your pocketbook doesn’t have to […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

Do I Have a Defective Product Lawsuit?

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When we put our hard-earned money into purchasing or renting a product, we are putting our trust in the integrity of claims made by the businesses and companies that provide them. Most of the time, the exchange is good for both sides and we can go along our merry ways. Unfortunately, no one is perfect, […]

How Does Talcum Powder Pose a Threat to Women’s Health?

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A St. Louis jury awarded 22 women $4.69 billion in compensatory and punitive damages after evidence showed that Johnson & Johnson talc powder products may have caused their ovarian cancer. But how did talcum powder products cause the disease that hurt these women? Here’s more information that could help you understand why this common hygiene […]

Links Between Talcum Powder and Cancer

Is Talcum Powder Related to Ovarian Cancer?

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Yes, a court showed it believed that it does and awarded 22 women with ovarian cancer $4 billion in punitive damages. Is talcum powder related to ovarian cancer? In July 2018, the court showed it believed that it does and awarded 22 women with ovarian cancer in a multiple plaintiff mass tort lawsuit against Johnson & […]

Baby Powder Causes Cancer? Philadelphia Attorney Explains

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In a record $4.69 billion verdict, a Missouri jury ruled that the harmful materials found in Johnson & Johnson products caused the ovarian cancer of 22 women who used the products for several years. Johnson & Johnson denies responsibility, but internal documents recovered during the case suggests the company knew exactly how dangerous these products […]

Consumer Protection

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