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J&J Talcum Powder Oral Argument to be Broadcasted Live on YouTube

The Official Committee of Talc Claimants will be presenting their oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in regards to the Johnson & Johnson/LTL Management bankruptcy.  The argument will be streamed on YouTube through a live feed on Monday, September 19, 2022, at 1 p.m. CST/2 p.m. EST.  Click here to visit

Have You Ever Experienced a Hernia?

If you’ve had a hernia, you know it can be painful. To repair it, you’ll likely have a hernia mesh surgery, where surgical mesh is used to provide additional strength to the surrounding tissue. The hope is that the mesh will take well and you won’t need another surgery for the same hernia. According to

School’s Back in Session

Did you know that the fatal crash rate for teenage drivers is three times greater than drivers over the age of 20?   Drivers under the age of 20 make up the largest portion of distracted drivers.  And, studies suggest that more than 50 percent of teen crashes are caused by distracted driving.  Attorney Tripp Segars

Congress Passes Camp Lejeune Act

BREAKING NEWS:  Last night, the U.S. Senate passed the PACT Act, which includes the Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA).  The CLJA provides an avenue for those who were injured as a result of contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune to file claims to be compensated for their injuries.  To quality, you must be a Marine

Diaz Law Firm Appointed to National Committee Spearheading Baby Formula Cases

Joey Diaz has been appointed to the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in MDL 3026, which involves litigation against manufacturers of baby formula that is causing premature infants to develop necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).  Mr. Diaz said, “Cow’s milk-based formula should never be given to premature infants.  We will fight to ensure that the manufacturers are held accountable

Boating activity and deaths rose dramatically during the pandemic

The U.S. Coast Guard found that over 80 percent of boating activity deaths could have been saved by lifejackets. In 2020, the Coast Guard estimates that 5,265 recreational boating accidents caused 767 deaths, 3,191 injuries, and approximately $62.5 million in property damage.  Of the reported deaths, 75 percent of the victims drowned, with 86 percent

Motorcycle-Related Deaths Are Increasing…

Did you know that you are four times more likely to be injured in a motorcycle crash than in a car crash? In 2019, the number of deaths on motorcycles was nearly 29 times the number of deaths in cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that over five thousand motorcyclists died that year alone.

Do You Know What To Do If You’ve Been Hit By An 18-Wheeler?

Do You Know What To Do If You’ve Been Hit By An 18-Wheeler? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that 4,119 people died in large truck crashes in 2019. Sixteen percent of these deaths were truck occupants, 15 percent were pedestrians, bicyclists, or motorcyclists, and 67 percent were passenger vehicle occupants. Additionally, they have

Number of Vehicle-Related Deaths Rising Since 2020

An estimated 31,720 Americans, including 560 vehicle-related deaths in Mississippi in the first nine months of 2021, per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This is a 12 percent increase over projections for the first nine months of 2020.   In other studies, the New York Times found that vehicle deaths rose 17.5 percent between the