Suit claims companies failed to perform adequate testing of harmful pelvic mesh product

Posted on August 17th, 2012 No Comments

Connie C. Pinkerton of Ohio has filed a product liability complaint against Pennsylvania-based Endo Pharmaceuticals and Minnesota-based American Medical Systems. Her attorney, James D. Barger, filed the civil action August 6, 2012. Pinkerton, after having had the Elevate Prolapse Repair System implanted in her body during a surgery, has since experienced physical and mental pain […]

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HMPFM Tucson Lawyers Named Best in America

Posted on January 31st, 2012 No Comments

Press Release January 31, 2012 Tucson, Arizona    ———- Five Haralson, Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally PLC attorneys named among The Best Lawyers in America 2011   Best Lawyers, the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide, has named five lawyers from the law firm of Haralson, Miller, Pitt, Feldman […]

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CPSC Announces Recall of 500,000 Bassinets

Posted on February 16th, 2011 No Comments

The government announced a recall of more than 500,000 bassinets Wednesday.   According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, consumers should take extra care when using one of 500,000 Burlington Basket Company Bassinets. The agency said in a statement that if not properly locked into position, the bassinets can collapse, causing infants to fall to […]

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Product Liability Lawsuit Filed Over Glass in McDonald’s Sandwich

Posted on February 11th, 2011 No Comments

An Illinois woman has filed a product liability lawsuit claiming she bit into and chewed a piece of glass inside her spicy McChicken sandwich at a McDonald's restaurant.   According to court documents, Vjolla Lecaj claims that on August 5, 2010 she was injured after she bit into a McChicken sandwich that unknowingly contained a […]

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Two injured in propane explosion at Arizona rodeo

Posted on September 7th, 2010 No Comments

A propane explosion in a horse trailer on the Sonoita Fairgrounds in Santa Cruz county sent two teenage girls to the hospital with serious injuries. The girls, aged 15 and 18, were staying in the trailer while competing in rodeo events that weekend.  Authorities believe that a slow-propane leak filled the trailer with gas, and […]

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44,000 Army helmets recalled due to manufacturing defects

Posted on August 25th, 2010 No Comments

The United States Army has initiated a recall of 44,000 Advanced Combat Helmets made by Hebron, Ohio-based manufacturer ArmorSource, LLC (formerly Rabinex, LLC). According to sources familiar with the recall, the defective helmets do not provide adequate ballistic protection and have failed to meet the military's quality standards. It is estimated that the Army issued […]

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CPSC recalls LG dehumidifiers for fire hazards

Posted on August 13th, 2010 No Comments

Earlier this week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of almost 10,000 LG Electronics portable dehumidifiers.  The recall comes after complaints that the power connector for the compressor could short circuit and cause possible fire and burn hazards.  The defective product is LG's 30 pint portable dehumidifier sold in Wal-Mart, Home Depot, and […]

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