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Morcellator Lawsuit News: House Passes Medical Research Bill to Better Monitor the Safety of Medical Devices

LogoIn a move to reduce injuries and the spread of cancer after power morcellation hysterectomies and fibroid removal, the U.S. House passed a bipartisan bill that speeds up the government's process for approving drugs and medical devices, as well as improving the safety monitoring of medical devices that includes power morcellators, Southern Med Law reports. The new medical research legislation comes as Southern Med Law recently settled the first morcellator cancer lawsuits against morcellator makers, LiNA Medical APS, Kebomed AB & LiNA Medical US.

Essure Lawsuits Await Federal Judges to Rule on Bayer's Request to Remain Protected from Litigation

LogoFederal judges are set to rule on whether Bayer can continue to be shielded from Essure product liability lawsuits that allege such side effects as pelvic pain, organ perforation and unintended pregnancies due to the birth control implant. Court records indicate that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals has asked for a dismissal of five Essure birth control lawsuits filed in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The birth control lawsuits contend the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) premarket approval for Essure is invalid because Bayer failed to report adverse events caused by the contraceptive to the FDA, and Bayer's protection from product liability lawsuits over the birth control devices should be removed.

Florida Supreme Court Rules Medical Malpractice Caps Cannot Be Applied Retroactively

LogoThe Florida Supreme Court overruled the decision of a lower court that attempted to retroactively cap the medical malpractice settlement of Miami-area resident, Kimberly Ann Miles. Instead of receiving a retroactively capped settlement of $500,000 due to a 2003 law, Miles was awarded $1.45 million in non-economic damages. The ruling of the Florida Supreme Court sets a nationwide precedent that says the retroactive application of a statute does not apply to medical malpractice.

Bauer Brofsky Law Firm Moves to New Address – 12000 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 221

LogoBauer Brofsky Law Firm, P.A., among the leading South Florida Law Firms operating in the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, has announced that it is moving its offices to 12000 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 221, near the heart of Miami. The move reflects the growing demand for the firm's services, and its commitment to offering better and more accessible legal assistance.

Mourning the Dead of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

LogoIt has been a year and a day since the world was shocked by the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over the Ukraine. In different places in the world, the tragedy was commemorated, as well as in the field where the plane fell, where families gathered and remembered. While no one claims ownership of the deed, either Russian separatists or Ukrainians let fly the Buk missile that took down the commercial jet that was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Paniagua Claims Foul Play in Miami-Dade Prosecution

Samuel Paniagua, a Miami entrepreneur who develops on-line shopping websites, was previously being investigated in 2009 for communications fraud by the Miami-Dade Prosecutor's office.

Colosimo Law Office Announces Carlo Colosimo Named One of Top 10 Family Law Attorneys

Colosimo Law Office proudly announces attorney Carlo Colosimo was recently named one of the "Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in the State" by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. This is not the first time Colosimo has been honored by a leading organization. In April 2015, Colosimo was honored to be chosen as one of "The Nation's Top One Percent" by the National Association of Distinguished Council.

Supreme Court Ruling Could Impact California Second Degree Murder Convictions

For many people convicted of Second Degree Murder, the United States Supreme Court has just activated a light at the end of the tunnel. In Johnson v. United States, the Supreme Court found that the definition of "serious drug offenses" or "violent felonies" as used in the Armed Career Criminal Act was unconstitutionally vague. So what does this mean for California's Second Degree Murder cases?

The Barber Law Firm Begins Construction on New Principal Office Building in Plano, Texas

The Barber Law Firm helps those who suffer an injury because of the wrongful conduct of others. Working throughout the Dallas area, they have focused on trucking collisions, car accidents, wrongful death, trucking accidents, general negligence and more for over a decade, achieving settlements through insurance claims and jury trial litigation. Their strategy has proven so successful they are now opening a new headquarters, in Plano, Texas.

A New Law Firm Set to Open in Kitchener, Ontario

A recently established law firm in Kitchener, Ontario has launched their new website. The new website, injurylawyerkitchener.ca/ was launched to reach more personal injury claimants. This new service is catered for locals in the Kitchener area.

Legal Files Software, Inc. Returns from Numerous Prestigious Conferences

LogoLegal Files Software, Inc. is responsible for the development of Legal Files, a leading software utilized by law firms and legal departments of all kinds and levels throughout the United States. They are also a trusted source for outside counsel management tools. To bolster awareness of the law office management software to its prospective client base, Legal Files Software, Inc. has recently completed appearances at several prestigious conferences.

National Inquiry Into Historical Child Sex Abuse Goes Forward

This month sees the beginning of a national inquiry into historical child sex abuse.

60 Per Cent of All Fatal Traffic Accidents Occur on Country Roads: The Accident Team Comments

Figures published by Think!, the government's road safety information body, reveal that accidents on country roads account for 60 per cent of all road fatalities, and claim the lives of three people each day.

Video Spokesperson Company Files Large Number of Frivolous Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

LogoEduard Shcherbakov, Owner Of Live Face on Web LLC, Files Massive Caseload of Frivolous Copyright Infringement Lawsuits.

New Top Personal Injury Law Firm Opens in Barrie

A personal injury law firm in Barrie, Ontario has recently launched their website and is now ready to take on new clients who have been victims of personal injury. The law firm focuses on the following practices – Animal attack, bicycle accident, car accident, work-related injuries, slip and fall, and wrongful death.

New Personal Injury Law Firm Opens in Brampton

Personal injury litigation is very varied. When most people think about the phrase "personal injury", they don't think about large and serious wounds that can be costly and extremely painful. Victims of accidents that involve personal injury are sometimes severely hurt, paralyzed, or can even have potentially mortal wounds. At this firm, personal injury cases are extremely serious, and they understand that their clients want to be treated with respect and dignity as the victim of an accident.

Personal Injury Firm in Ajax Set to Launch Its Website Soon

The lawyers at Ajax's top law firm are serious about fighting for victims of wrongful injury in Ajax. They believe so much in their ability to fight for their clients that they don't charge their clients a dime in legal fees until they've won the case for them. They also offer free case evaluations to anyone, so injury victims don't have to worry about wasting money finding out if they have a valid case or not.

The New Top Personal Injury Law Firm in Mississauga

A newly established injury law firm in Mississauga has recently launched their new website. The website will be a new medium for the firm to reach more personal injury claimants in Mississauga, Ontario. This newly launch site can now be access online.

Etobicoke's Top Personal Injury Law Firm: New Website Launched

A new website has been launched by a law firm in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada. The website will serve as a new medium for the clients to reach the law firm. This new undertaking is dedicated to the locals of Etobicoke and the firm is hoping for a stronger relationship with the claimants.

Coming Soon: Online Access to North York's Top Law Firm

A personal injury law firm in North York is proud of the clients they've helped in the North York community. Now they're happy to expand their firm by bringing people a website that will allow easy access to information about their legal team, practices, pricing, and how to get in touch with them if there is need for a legal counsel after an accident.

Whitby's Top Personal Injury Law Firm Now Open for Justice

A personal injury law firm has recently launched their new website at personal injury lawyer in Whitby. This new online presence is dedicated to serve a wider audience in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. The firm is now ready to take on any client's case on the following practice areas- Animal attack, bicycle accidents, car accidents, slip and fall, and wrongful death.

New Divorce Laws to Be Introduced

Britain's most senior family law judge has called for a streamlining of the process by which couples get divorce. The plans entail a network of regional centres which could process divorce within the space of 24 hours. The intention behind the plans is that it could speed up the process which is currently adversarial and can involve a lot of paperwork, particularly where the division of assets is concerned. But many have called for a shorter process of divorce where children or significant assets are not involved and it is thought that the new moves could make the process a lot less stressful for many.

Leodis Matthews Discusses International Law in the New Trade Era

Leodis C. Matthews is a renowned international lawyer who has been working in Asia for the past few years, primarily in China. Now, Mr. Matthews discusses the issues surrounding world trade as the United States shifts its attention to a more global economy.

Law Offices of Bartholomew Baffuto Provides Legal Representation in Consultation with an Immigration Attorney for Defending Non-US Citizens' Criminal Charges

When non-US citizens are convicted of crime, there can be adverse consequences on immigration status. Convicted criminals can be deported, denied renewal of green card or visa, denied reentry to the U.S., etc. To protect their immigration status and life chances in the U.S., non-US citizens should be aware of such consequences when charged with crimes. The Law Offices of Bartholomew Baffuto provides legal representation in consultation with an Immigration attorney for defending non-US citizens facing criminal charges in making every attempt to protect their future life chances in America.

407 Auto Injury Expands Service Areas to Help People Find Medical Consultation After Car Accidents

Car accidents can have devastating effects, and when they do, they make the headlines. For every crash that does however there are hundreds that don't make the news, and they have effects that can be just as damaging in the long term; anyone who has experienced a car crash, whether they are in immediate pain or not, should seek consultation from qualified medical professionals. 407 Auto Injury is an online resource center for those seeking such consultation, and has just expanded the territories it serves to include three new localities in and around Orlando.