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2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Raises Questions about Applicability to Differing Areas of Personal Injury Law

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2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Raises Questions about Applicability to Differing Areas of Personal Injury Law

Toward the end of 2012, the news was full of disturbing stories of patients in nearly every state who received steroid injections contaminated with fungus. Many of those patients died from fungal meningitis, while others may have contracted the disease, which can take up to a month to display symptoms. On the surface, these cases… Read More »

FDA Makes a Federal Case out of Local Food Product Mislabeling in New Jersey

Any product manufacturer has a strict responsibility to create products that are safe for consumer use. Even inherently-dangerous products, such as chainsaws and other power tools, must carry clear instructions and warnings of their potential dangers to provide users the information they need to use the products safely. Such requirements extend to food product labeling… Read More »

Particularly Egregious Product Failures Cause for Punitive Awards

Most nutrition experts agree that Americans could stand to eat less red meat and more fish. But the case against a New York City-based fish processor that distributed Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono)-infected product in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland and Massachusetts is hardly encouraging news. In fact, it is the kind of product liability… Read More »