Product Liability

Listeria Outbreak Affecting Dairy Products: What You Need To Know

A recent multistate listeria outbreak involving various dairy products has resulted in nationwide recalls. As of this writing, 113 food items under numerous brand names have been recalled.  Investigations are ongoing as of February 2024. However, due to the potential consequences of infection, federal agencies recommend throwing away recalled products and sanitizing all surfaces that… read more

Zantac Lawsuits

Zantac, known generically as ranitidine, was a prescription and OTC heartburn medication that first entered the US market in 1983. In 2020, the FDA asked retailers to pull it from their shelves due to cancer risks.  Retailers complied, resulting in a functional recall of the product even though the FDA never formally recalled Zantac.  So,… read more

Side Effects & Recall Info for the Paragard Copper IUD

Currently, there is no recall for Paragard Copper IUDs, even though there are pending lawsuits alleging injuries and damages caused by the birth control device. This blog discusses the potential side effects of using the Paragard Copper IUD and the ongoing litigation against the manufacturer. What Is a Paragard Copper IUD? An IUD (intrauterine device)… read more

Is IKEA Responsible When Its Furniture Tips Hurt Someone?

IKEA is a popular furniture retailer based in Sweden. People visit stores and shop for the brand online. Unfortunately, some of IKEA’s furniture has caused injuries and deaths from tipping over.  According to USA Today, at least six children have died in the past decade because of IKEA’s furniture tipping over onto them. The company… read more

Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Lawsuits

Roundup is one of the most commonly used herbicides in the United States. However, the main ingredient in Roundup is glyphosate, which has been linked to an increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Thousands of individuals have filed Roundup cancer lawsuits seeking compensation for damages they sustained because of exposure to the product. Why Are… read more

Johnson & Johnson Sunscreen Recall: Benzene Found in Sunscreen Products

In May 2021, Valisure LLC released a statement that it had detected benzene in several brands of sunscreen products, including Johnson & Johnson sunscreens. Valisure submitted a Citizen Petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking the FDA to request a recall of the identified batches of contaminated sunscreen products. The petition contains… read more