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    Category: Personal Injury

    Definition of the Week: Product Liability

    Definition of the Week: Product Liability

    When you make a purchase, whether a car or a child’s toy, you expect the product to be free of defects and safe for use. Companies are responsible for making sure that the products they sell are safe. If a product is deemed defective or unsafe and is considered to [...]

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    How-Do-You-File-a-Personal-Injury-Claim

    How Do You File a Personal Injury Claim

    When suffering from an injury due to an accident, you not only have to cope with the physical trauma, but also the financial burden. However, if your injuries are the result of another’s negligence, they are responsible to compensate you for any medical bills, loss of wages or emotional trauma. [...]

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    Definition-of-the-Week-Medical-Malpractice

    Definition of the Week Medical Malpractice

    Having surgery to amputate a leg is terrifying enough, but imagine waking up and realizing the doctor amputated the wrong leg. This was the scary reality for Florida resident, Willie King. In 1995, King, who had a diabetes-related circulatory disease, underwent surgery to have his right leg cut off below [...]

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    Differences-Between-Premises-Liability-and-Product-Liability

    Differences Between Premises Liability and Product Liability

    Manufacturers, business owners and landlords have the legal obligation to provide the public with safe products and properties. Being injured due to the negligence of others may leave you facing large medical bills, emotional distress and loss of wages. Product and premises liability laws protect the rights of the injured [...]

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    Personal Injury Lawyer in St. Petersburg

    What is a Personal Injury Attorney?

    A personal injury lawyer is a type of civil litigator who provides legal representation to individuals who have been physically or psychologically injured as a result of negligent acts or wrongdoings of an individual, a company, government agency or other entity. Even though personal injury lawyers are trained and licensed [...]

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    What should I do if I am in a car accident

    What Should I Do If I’m in A Car Accident?

    Even though we don’t wish this on anyone, at some point in time, most people experience what it’s like to be in a car accident. The accident may simply be a bump in the parking lot, or it could end up in a more serious collision where people are injured. [...]

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    DePuy Injury Lawyer St. Petersburg

    DePuy Update

    Following DePuy’s agreement to the proposed settlement for ASR hip implant devices, the company promptly created a website to handle the registration and enrollment of claimants by the April 1st, 2014 deadline. The website is managed and operated by the US ASR Settlement Program Claims Processor, Brown Greer, PLC, and [...]

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    DePuy Implant Update

    DePuy Implant Update

    In November of 2012, Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy, agreed to a $2.5 billion settlement for thousands of lawsuits over DePuy’s ASR hip implant devices. In August of 2012, the company recalled over 93,000 of their metal-on-metal hip implant devices worldwide after it was discovered that the [...]

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    Hip Implant Injury Lawyer in St. Petersburg

    DePuy ASR Hip Implant Device Recall

    In August of 2010, Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy, recalled over 93,000 of their metal-on-metal hip implant devices worldwide. About a third of those devices recalled were in the United States, where only the DePuy ASR Acetabular System was sold. The DePuy recall came after the company [...]

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