The Food and Drug Administration is considering some very important changes to its internal rules that would help to eliminate a loophole in accountability for defective drugs. Under current law, only the brand name manufacturer is permitted to change the warning label for a particular drug. After a drug is […]
Category: Product Defect
When Big Tobacco was manufacturing cigarettes, what did they know and when did they know it? Their own documents are very revealing of an industry that dealt in high profits, fueled by deceit, distortion, misrepresentation and invention. The cigarette industry is one in which their own documents illustrate a collection […]
While the Ford Motor Company seems to be enjoying record stockholder interest the company has just announced it is recalling 33,000 of its 2013 C-Max model automobiles. According to a report in The Washington Post, the problem is that occupants may be subjected to more than an acceptable risk of traumatic head injury in a crash.
Medical devices are big business in America. They are not quite as big a business in Europe and other countries, but manufacturers can still sell a $400 hip implant for several thousands of dollars. Joint replacements have increased significantly between 1997 and 2011. As we baby boomers continue to age […]
Many attorneys approach handling electronic discovery in exactly the same way they have handled paper discovery in the past. The Rules of Civil Procedure in Florida apply the same to paper and digital as far as discoverability and other issues, the mechanics of production have changed and lawyers must pay […]
The short answer is, it depends. Like it or not, we live in an age of “1’s and 0’s” and this digitization has made the creation of documents easier and the storage of those same documents easier and cheaper. I remember during the paper days trying to find space to […]