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Takata air bags

Takata, airbag manufacturer, is a worldwide leader in airbag safety features. Takata is involved in dozens of lawsuits, alleging that the Japanese corporation used an inferior metal that blasts shrapnel when the airbags are set off. The metal shards cut through the airbag fabric and fly into the faces of drivers and passengers. This causes […]

Ethicon physiomesh

When a patient with a ventral hernia (the swelling of tissues, intestines, or organs that works its way through an opening, injury, or surgical incision in a patient’s abdominal wall) undergoes hernia repair surgery, one common method of repair is to place a bioabsorbable mesh hernia patch over that opening. This causes the patient’s natural […]

Trinity Guardrails

Guardrails are supposed to be there for our safety. Guardrails can help prevent an out-of-control vehicle from falling over a cliff and keeps vehicles away from opposing traffic. Trinity Industries installed guardrails on highways across the country in 1999. State and federal agencies bought the guardrails based upon the results of successful extensive testing. However, […]

Metal – on – Metal hip implants

Recently, metal-on- metal implants have been replacing traditional hip implants. However, thousands of individuals have suffered injuries linked to these new implants. Even though these new implants arose from the need and desire to cure human inflictions, metal- on- metal hip implant manufacturers are facing lawsuits that allege that their implants are defectively designed and […]

Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is an emotionally painful experience. Losing a loved one because of someone else’s carelessness, only adds to the pain. Children and surviving spouses are eligible to sue and recover damages under the Illinois Wrongful Death Act. Wrongful death is the legal term that describes the death of someone that results from […]