Blog Posts in April, 2019

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  • 156 People in 10 States Affected by E. Coli Outbreak
    156 People in 10 States Affected by E. Coli Outbreak

    In a previous post, there have been 46 confirmed cases of E. coli in Kentucky. Since then, that number has increased to 65 cases reported in Kentucky, along with 41 in Tennessee, 33 more in Georgia, ...

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  • Distracted Driving: More Than Just Cell Phone Use
    Distracted Driving: More Than Just Cell Phone Use

    People mistakenly feel if they don’t use their cell phone while behind the wheel, this must mean they are responsible and attentive drivers. However, distracted driving refers to any activity which ...

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  • Valsartan Recall
    Valsartan Recall

    Valsartan and several similar blood pressure and congestive heart failure drugs have been part of a massive recall since July of 2018. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has worked with the drug ...

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  • 46 Confirmed Cases of Rare E. Coli Outbreak in Kentucky
    46 Confirmed Cases of Rare E. Coli Outbreak in Kentucky

    There have been at least 46 confirmed cases of E. coli in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2019, and the cause of the outbreak has been linked to consumption of ground beef. There are 109 total known ...

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  • 3M Defective Earplug Lawsuits Consolidated for Multidistrict Litigation in Florida
    3M Defective Earplug Lawsuits Consolidated for Multidistrict Litigation in Florida

    In a previous blog , we reported on how the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation was considering arguments regarding the consolidation of lawsuits filed against 3M for its alleged defective ...

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  • Attorney Brett H. Oppenheimer Attends Joint Panel in Federal Court in Washington D.C.
    Attorney Brett H. Oppenheimer Attends Joint Panel in Federal Court in Washington D.C.

    On March 28 th I attended the Joint Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML) hearing in Federal Court in Washington D.C. Most significant on the docket were the arguments for a Multi-District ...

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