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Firefighting Foam Associated With Cancer Risk

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Before we get into the nuts and bolts of this suit, there is a term you should be aware of: PFAS. These chemicals are used for heat and grease resistance and are found in the foam that firefighters use to suppress fires. The foam is generally placed in a fire extinguisher under intense pressure/heat…. Read More »

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How Is Social Media Addiction Causing Suicide Among Gen Z?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

There’s a lot to unpack here before we admit that we can’t really answer this question completely. But first, let’s stick to the allegations before we elaborate. Essentially, a whistleblower from Facebook testified before Congress that Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and other social media platforms were designed to be “addictive”. In other words, these companies… Read More »

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Lawsuit Alleges 365-Brand Spices Contain Heavy Metals

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A lawsuit has recently been filed against Whole Food and Amazon over a brand of spices that the plaintiff believes contains heavy metals such as lead, arsenic, and cadmium. Any of these heavy metals could cause severe developmental problems for children but aren’t very good for adults either. The lawsuits followed a report conducted… Read More »

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Jury Hits Ford With $1.7 Billion Verdict In Cabin Crush Suit

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A Georgia jury ruled in favor of the children of a Georgia couple who were killed in a tire blowout accident. The pair were farmers who were on their way to pick up a part for their tractor when the Ford F250’s tire blew out resulting in a rollover crash. Both were killed in… Read More »

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Family Receives $150M Settlement After Two Children Die In Accident

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

To be sure, $150 million settlements don’t happen every day, so it’s worth taking a look into the details. In this case, it was more about the company involved in the accident than the details of the case. This particular company has been involved in multiple 7-figure settlements (or higher). In this case, a… Read More »

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Kia Announces Recall After Product Liability Lawsuit

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

In most cases, auto companies issue recalls after they catch a problem with their vehicles. However, in some cases, it’s customers who find the problem, become injured, file a lawsuit, and then the auto manufacturer issues a recall. This is dangerous for the auto manufacturer because it’s tantamount to admitting liability in their lawsuit…. Read More »

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Woman Blames Miscarriage On Contaminated Spinach

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A woman claims that listeria in contaminated spinach resulted in the miscarriage of her unborn baby according to a new lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania. She is naming both the grocer who sold her the spinach and the company that produced the spinach in the lawsuit. The woman was quarantining after being diagnosed with COVID-19… Read More »

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Understanding The Juul E-Cigarette Lawsuits

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

One of the largest e-cig companies, Juul, has been hit with over 4,000 lawsuits and temporarily shut down by the FDA. The order was rescinded shortly thereafter, but the lawsuits remain. The biggest and most important claim in these lawsuits is that Juul marketed their e-cigarettes to children by creating candy-like flavors. However, adults… Read More »

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