Producers of intragastric balloons, which are used in non-invasive weight loss procedures, are coming under investigation for a total of twelve deaths attributed to their use.

These balloons are placed in one’s stomach through an endoscopic procedure via the patient’s mouth. They are then filled with saline to take up space in the patient’s stomach,

San Diego-based Acadia Pharmaceuticals released their first and only drug, Nuplazid, to the market in June of 2016. Coined a “breakthrough therapy” at the time, the medication sought to relieve Parkinson’s disease patients of hallucinations and psychosis. Nuplazid was approved by the FDA through a special expedition process, which required fewer clinical trials. In fact,

Recently reports have arisen linking the risk of vehicles with keyless ignition systems and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Vehicles installed with the “on / off” button that automatically turns the vehicle on or off with a push of a button were placing consumers at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and death in the event a consumer

In a recent statement, Weyerhaeuser Timber said it would recollect all TJI-joists that were manufactured after December 1st, 2016.

  • TJI is Weyerhaeuser’s branded joist.
  • Joists are a type of lumber that is supposed to resist warping and allow for faster installation. They are used in most new homes, specifically in basements.

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A lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles County last week resulted in a verdict against Nissan of America and its brake manufacturer, Continental Auto Systems, for $25 million for faulty brakes. Plaintiffs claimed that Nissan and Continental knew of the issues and did not let customers know or issue a

Hernias are caused by a combination of pressure and weak abdominal tissue or muscle. When the pressure is applied, organs break through the weakened flesh, causing pain and, at times, the trademark hernia bump. This injury is fairly common, with up to 100,000 cases nationally each year. A well-known treatment for hernias is a mesh

Wearables, the more frequently seen watch-like devices that now nearly 1 in 6 adults are wearing and fast becoming a hit across the United States.

The wearable industry hit $2 billion in 2015, is expected to hit $3 billion in 2017 and $4 billion in 2018.

Wearables archive, store and analyze billions of pieces of

Fiat-ChryslerMy firm filed the first and only class action in Wyoming on behalf of Wyomignites who were duped into purchasing the Volkswagen vehicles that were later discovered to be outfitted with diesel emission devices that operated to circumvent smog testing.  To Volkswagen’s credit, they worked with teams of lawyers to come to a comprehensive settlement