Product Liability

Product Liability Claims in Mississippi

Recovering Compensation Following an Injury Caused by a Defective Product

If you have been injured by a defective product, you must understand your rights and the process for filing a product liability claim.

It is important that you understand your rights and the process for filing a product liability claim. Product liability claims are civil actions brought on behalf of those who have suffered an injury or damages as a result of using a defective item. In Mississippi, the issue of fault and damages caused by defects must be determined according to state law.

Defective Phillips CPAP Machine Lawsuit

Filing a Claim for an Injury Caused by the Phillips CPAP

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured by a defective Phillips CPAP machine, you may be entitled to compensation by joining a mass tort lawsuit against the manufacturer. These types of lawsuits join those who have suffered similar injuries due to a defective device or other product, which allows them to provide a compelling argument to the court to win compensation. Patients who have been harmed by these devices may suffer from a variety of injuries, including pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrhythmia and even death.

The Process of a Mass Tort Injury Claim

How Mass Torts Work When Making an Injury Claim

In mass tort injury litigation, each plaintiff (injured party) files his or her own lawsuit. The courts handle them together, however, because it is less complex and more convenient. Understanding how these cases work is important if you believe you may have a claim. All mass tort cases share some fundamental similarities, despite their differences.

The records that your mass tort attorney reviews will help him determine whether you have a case. As well as reviewing the plaintiff’s statements and allegations, they must also review the medical records. A defense lawyer typically goes back around 10 years in a regular personal injury case

Can Exposure to Paraquat Cause Parkinson’s Disease?

Compensation may be available for those who were exposed to paraquat and contracted Parkinson’s disease. Call the Diaz Law Firm for help. The Diaz Law Firm can help you obtain the compensation you deserve by calling us at (800) 459-2222. Clients from across the country are represented by The Diaz Law Firm because they know we have the legal acumen and tenacity to successfully resolve their cases. Because we work on a contingency basis, you owe us nothing unless your case is won.

Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer in Women

The manufacturer and seller of talc-based baby powder, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), will cease production of their talcum product next year. In the United States, sales of the product were discontinued more than two years ago. A large number of lawsuits have been filed alleging that J&J’s talcum powder contains asbestos and causes ovarian cancer.

Lawsuits Filed Involving NEC Caused by Similac and Enfamil

Symptoms of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) have been linked to baby formula brands that contain cow’s milk such as Similac and Enfamil. In the United States, more and more premature infants are experiencing the life-threatening effects of this disease.

Leading baby formula manufacturers are being sued by parents across the country for negligence. NEC’s link with this serious medical condition was known to the manufacturers, but they failed to inform parents. Should this happen to your child, you may be able to pursue a product liability claim against the formula manufacturer.