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Category Archives: Product Liability

When a dangerous product is released to the public and causes serious injuries, the injured deserve full compensation for resulting medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more. However, there are few areas of legal practice which require more financial backing and support staff than the handling of mass tort / product liability cases. Managing a complex, multi-plaintiff case (such as class actions or multi-district litigation) typically requires the assistance of numerous attorneys, paralegals, support staff and in-house computer specialists on each case.

Yamaha Motor Corp. Defective Outboard Motor Investigation

The Dugan Lawfirm is investigating claims for a class action suit against Yamaha Motor Corp. USA for allegedly making outboard boating motors with a defective aluminum coating in the exhaust system. read more

NFL Concussion Litigation

The NFL Concussion Litigation seeks to recover damages for injuries sustained by the Plaintiffs as the direct and proximate result of the wrongful conduct of the Defendants in connection with the failure to take effective action to protect players and/or failure to inform players of the true risks associated with … read more

Pradaxa Lawsuits

Pradaxa is being investigated by the FDA for serious side effects including: death and unusual bruising or bleeding/hemorrhaging. read more

Actos Bladder Cancer

On June 15, 2011 the FDA issued an urgent health warning to users and prescribers of the drug Actos acknowledging the recent statistical data that shows up to a 40% increase in risk for bladder cancer in users of Actos. The studies further show that the risk of bladder cancer increases with higher dosages and longer courses of treatment with Actos. read more

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Pelvic or transvaginal mesh, is mesh that is surgically placed for the treatment of women’s gynecological and urogynecological issues has been recognized by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) to have problematic complications. read more

Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacement (MIS)

In September 2010, the FDA issued a recall on one particular Zimmer knee replacement product known specifically as NexGen MIS, (‘Minimally Invasive Surgery’). read more

Zimmer Durom Hip Recall

In July 2008, Zimmer Holdings, the nation’s number one producer of artificial joint components, announced that it was suspending sales of the Durom acetabular cup, an artificial hip component, as a result of high implant failure rates. read more

Yaz Birth Control

Lawsuits have been filed against Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceutical for the birth control drug Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella birth control pills read more

Paxil

Paxil is a prescription antidepressant drug that, like other SSRIs, has a handful of dangerous side effects. read more

Kugel Mesh Patch

The Composix Kugel Mesh Patch, used for ventral or incisional hernias and is manufactured by Davol, Inc., a division of C.R. Bard, was removed from the U.S. market on December 22, 2005. The device was recalled because the “memory recoil ring,” which opens the patch after it has been inserted into the intra-abdominal space, can break. read more

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