A products liability lawsuit was filed in Pennsylvania that concerns a framing nailer. A man using the device claimed that a pneumatic injection of high-pressured gas was forced under his right thumbnail. It was further alleged that no instructions or warnings were included with the device that would have warned users that such a possibility existed.
A woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her father died while working on a gas rig platform in central Pennsylvania. Though the woman had originally filed the claim in state court in Pennsylvania, it has since been moved to Pennsylvania federal court due to procedural requirements.
A 56-year old man died following work-related injuries that occurred following a pipeline explosion. According to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office, the worker died in a Pittsburgh hospital.
A Pennsylvania woman has sued the manufacturer of an artificial hip replacement system. We have already heard of a large number of problems concerning hip replacement surgeries involving systems manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, but the system here in question for this products liability matter involves Howmedica Osteonics.
There has been a great deal of comment in the news these past few years regarding defective hip implant devices. A Pennsylvania woman only recently has filed a products liability claim against the manufacturer of an artificial hip replacement system.
A products liability case has been filed in Pennsylvania where a mother sued the manufacturer of an infant carrier deemed defective and that allegedly cause her child's death. Defendants named in the complaint have included Infantino LLC, the manufacturer of the carrier, and Wal-Mart and Wal-Mart stores, managers, and other companies and subsidiaries.
Bayer is getting sued in Pennsylvania regarding claimed manufacturing and design defects to a birth control system it manufactures called Mirena. Mirena is a device that is inserted inside of the woman's body, but it is alleged that once inserted the device can begin to move in unpredictable manners.
A Pennsylvania worker was recently killed in Westmoreland County, which is about 35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Apparently, the worker was using an industrial crane to move a large steel coil.
Pfizer Inc., a company that usually finds itself as being sued for products liability claims regarding possible defective drugs and medications, has now found itself under legal scrutiny for its involvement in the manufacturing of asbestos-containing products. Pfizer at one time was the parent company for a subsidiary called Quigley Co. Quigley declared bankruptcy and halted most operations back in 1992.
In a products liability lawsuit filed here in Pennsylvania, individuals claim to have suffered liver damage as the result of taking Tylenol. The plaintiffs in this matter assert that the manufacturer of the Tylenol in question, McNeil PPC, Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson, concealed information regarding liver toxicity risks and the potential for liver failure.