December 8 The Ruth Law Team

It’s been a rough year for Johnson & Johnson, which has faced a slew of lawsuits alleging its talcum powder products have caused ovarian cancer in women. Now, the corporation has found itself in hot water again after it was hit with a billion-dollar verdict over its faulty hip implants, which have caused issues for…

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October 28 The Ruth Law Team

Yesterday another multi-million dollar verdict in a talcum powder trial was issued yesterday to a woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using baby powder for more than four decades. Johnson and Johnson was ordered to pay out $65 million in punitive damages and around 90{7b0f9a613a6857e14562fa0a1b26cd067b995d91d673512a1ec838e971e7f3c9} of $2.5 million for pain and suffering and accrued medical…

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September 27 The Ruth Law Team

Stryker Orthopaedic has issued a hazard alert for a number of modular hip implants that could cause unexpected side effects. What Is The Problem With The Hip Implants? A specific range of LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 femoral heads manufactured before 2011 may experience taper lock failures, which is the piece that connects the femoral head…

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August 25 The Ruth Law Team

Hoverboards are the target of recalls by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission {July, 2016}. Dozens of spontaneous fires have caused millions in property damage, and collisions or falls have resulted in serious injury requiring emergency room treatment. Hoverboards are the popular self-balancing two-wheeled scooters introduced to the US in 2015, just in time for…

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July 18 The Ruth Law Team

After an accident, you may be wondering how you will move on with your life. Focusing on your own healing, paying medical bills, and taking time away from work can be daunting, but you don’t have to do it all alone. Hiring a personal injury attorney may help you get back on your feet. With…

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June 2 The Ruth Law Team

A new report published yesterday by the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has identified four popular automakers that are continuing to equip new 2016 and 2017 vehicles with dangerous and defective Takata airbags despite the fact they will all be subject to recall by 2018. Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Volkswagen and Mitsubishi were listed in…

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May 12 The Ruth Law Team

We have all seen the commercial for the “purple pill” or the Prilosec OTC commercials with Larry the Cable Guy zooming away on a jet ski. Nexium, Prilosec, Zantac, and other drugs, often packaged in purple boxes on the shelf, are also referred to as Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs. These common household medicines seem…

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May 2 Austin Grinder

Hip replacement surgery is one of the most common and increasing orthopedic procedures performed each year in the United States. In 2000 there were approximately 138,700 total hip replacements performed in the United States. In a ten year time frame, this number more than doubled, and in 2010 there were approximately 310,800 of these procedures…

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March 16 Nicole Davis

Multidistrict litigation or MDL is one way to resolve complex civil cases or mass tort litigation. It is an alternative to the well known Class Action lawsuit. Class Action lawsuits must meet specific statutory requirements (i.e. particular number of class members, common issue, claims and defenses representative of group as whole, and the law firm/attorney…

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March 8 The Ruth Law Team

Valves in the heart are important for ensuring one-way flow of blood. As a result of some diseases and also with aging these valves fail to function properly. This results in the back flow of blood typically referred to as regurgitation. Symptoms from this can be quite severe. As a result, surgical interventions are many…

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