Blitz Can Manufacturer Closing Doors Ensures Safer Products

On January 23, 2013, in Product Liability, by K. Lindsay Rakers

The Institue for Legal Reform, in an effort to combat what they consider to be excessively “frivolous” claims, has started speaking out against the consequences of potentially abusive lawsuits. Will “tort reform” really keep us safer? These suits, however, provide much needed monetary compensation to injured persons, and continue to bring awareness to products that may be potentially harmful to the general public. Blitz, an Oklahoma gasoline can manufacturer, is one such company showcased by the lobby group in an … Continue Reading >

Susan Saladoff’s HOT COFFEE Premieres TONIGHT!

On June 27, 2011, in Community, Insurance, Personal Injury, Product Liability, by K. Lindsay Rakers

We all need to protect our civil justice system or there is simply no reason to have it at all. Below is a short description of the film:
HOT COFFEE examines the dangers of so-called “tort reform” and its threat to our civil justice system. Using the now-infamous legal battle over a spilled cup of McDonald’s coffee as a springboard, the film follows four people, including McDonald’s plaintiff Stella Liebeck, whose lives have been affected by their inability to access … Continue Reading >

St. Louis Injury Lawyer Discusses Bard IVC Filter

On April 19, 2011, in Personal Injury, Product Liability, by K. Lindsay Rakers

Recently, the U.S. FDA issued a safety alert warning consumers of the risks associated with longterm use of IVC (interior vena cava (IVC) filters. Individuals with IVC filters are usually those who suffer from DVT (deep vein thrombosis), trauma victims, pulmonary embolism, those with a history of blood clots in legs, or others who have issues with mobility. Bard Peripheral Vascular has manufactured an IVF filter with an extremely high failure rate. Specifically, the “Recovery Filter” has a 25% failure … Continue Reading >

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