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Product Liability Rasansky Law Firm January 4, 2016
Frisco Zipline Accident
Staff August 6, 2014

FRISCO, TX (07/04/2014) — An eight-year-old child has been injured after falling 20 feet from a mobile zip line ride at the Children’s Expo of Frisco Freedom Fest, held in Frisco Square. The mobile zip line, operated by Texas Entertainment Group, stands 28 feet tall and runs 180 feet long. Few details have been reported,…

Rane Newby
Staff August 6, 2014

13-year-old Rane Newby is awarded over $6 million in gas container explosion lawsuit against Blitz and Walmart. A North Texas teenager was awarded more than $6 million in a personal injury lawsuit after he was severely burned when a fuel container he was holding exploded in his hand. The teen, Rane Newby, was 13-years old when the incident occurred right…

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Jeff Rasansky August 6, 2014

Each time a person picks up the newspaper there seems to be an article about a motor vehicle recall. Sometimes the issue is minor, but quite frequently it is a serious issue of safety. Automobile manufacturers have an obligation to the public to make sure the vehicles they are driving are free from manufacturing defects,…

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Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Even high-end strollers have recalls. On January 15, 2013, the Dutch company Bugaboo International announced that it is recalling more than 50,000 strollers. The recall affects both the Cameleon and Donkey strollers in the United States and Canada. A button on the stroller’s carrycot/seat carry handle may disengage causing the handle to detach. If the…

Dallas Transvaginal Mesh Lawyers
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Johnson & Johnson have been ordered to pay a South Dakota woman $3.35 million after a jury trial. Linda Gross, 47, sued J&J and their subsidiary Ethicon for their product’s defective design, manufacture, warnings and instructions. This is just one of 1,800 plus cases currently filed in regards to their transvaginal mesh.  If this case…

Lawsuits in Dallas Texas
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Between 1938 and 1971, thousands of pregnant women were prescribed diethylstilbestrol (DES), a synthetic hormone, in order to prevent miscarriage or premature labor. By the 1960s, doctors began to realize that the drug was ineffective. In the 1970s DES was shown to increase cancer risk, both in the women who took the drug and in…

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Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), more than 350 U.S. medical clinics and doctors may have received counterfeit medications, including Botox made by foreign suppliers. Botox is used to remove facial wrinkles and to treat several medical conditions, including cervical dystonia, a neurological disease that causes intense muscle contractions in the shoulder and…

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Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Two years ago, two-year-old Harrison Kothari died after contracting meningitis. The meningitis was caused by Bacillus cereus, a bacterium that causes rare outbreaks of food poisoning and is not known to be associated with hospital infections. Eventually, the infection was traced to contaminated alcohol preps produced by Triad. Shortly after Harrison’s death, Triad recalled all…

Baby Seat Recall
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Many parents believe that Britax car seats are the safest seats on the market. For these parents Britax recalls are big news and they might be afraid that they have put their faith in the wrong product. Here are the details of the car seat recall. On November 8, 2012, Britax Child Safety, Inc. announced a…

Monster Energy Drinks Blamed for 5 Deaths
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating five deaths and a nonfatal heart attack that may be linked to the high-caffeine energy drinks made by the Monster Energy Company. At this time, there is no proof that the energy drinks caused the deaths, but the FDA is concerned enough to investigate.  They will…

Tainted Steroid Injections
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

At least 34 North Texas hospitals and clinics are on a list of facilities that received possibly tainted medication from the New England Compound Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts. The drug-maker has been linked to almost 400 cases of fungal meningitis and nine cases of fungal joint infection. These cases were caused by three lots…

Tainted Steroid Injections
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Nationwide, two hundred and five people have contracted meningitis people after being injected with fungus-contaminated steroids. Fifteen have died. More than 1,400 Americans are still at risk of contracting the disease; 131 of them are in the Dallas area. The infections have been traced to a Massachusetts pharmacy that mixed the medication and sent it…

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Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Trader Joe’s peanut butter has been linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has affected 30 people in 19 states, including Texas. At least 20 of the victims are children under 10. Four of the victims have been hospitalized. The infections are linked to Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter, but 76 other products have…

Baby Seat Recall
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Bumbo baby seat recall. In October 2007, South African country Bumbo International Trust issued a voluntary recall of their molded plastic baby seats. In the five years that followed, at least 50 more injury incidents were reported in the United States, 19 involving skull fractures that took place when babies fell from the seats onto…

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Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

The striped, multi-colored laundry detergent pods that Tide and other competitors rolled out in February are having unintended consequences – an increase in emergency calls to Poison Control. Why? Because these eye-catching pods are being swallowed by young children and making them ill. The problem is widespread and accidental swallowing cases are occurring all over the nation….

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Jeff Rasansky February 10, 2015

Shiny, small coin-like, lithium button batteries can look like candy to young children. Too easy to find in house-hold products like remotes, phones, watches and even toys, when a child swallows a battery it can lead to severe injury or even death. Despite the risks, many parents are unaware that such ordinary items can be…

File a Lawsuit Without a Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Two injured Sherman men have filed a Texas personal injury lawsuit against the makers of a mowing cylinder that injured the workers. The two men are seeking damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, loss of earning capacity, disfigurement, impairment, and other losses. According to the Southeast Texas Record, James Fallon and Troyce Walt, both of…

Walmart 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

Wal-Mart has pulled baby formula that may have led to an infant’s death this past Sunday in Lebanon, Missouri. 10 day-old Avery Cornett was given Enfamil Newborn powder formula made by Mead Johnson Nutrition before he contracted a rare bacterial infection called Cronobacter Sakazakii. Late last week Avery began showing symptoms, and  he died Sunday after being removed…

Pradaxa Drug Injuries
Jeff Rasansky March 9, 2016

A new FDA study revealed that women taking Yaz birth control or related medications are 75% more-likely to experience a blood clot than women taking other, older forms of birth control. Yaz contains a synthetic hormone called drospirenone that the studies are showing could be more harmful to women than previously believed. Developed over the last…

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Jeff Rasansky January 4, 2016

A man is suing the maker of ambulance cots after he was seriously injured in an ambulance accident in Marshall, Texas. According to the Texas product liability lawsuit filed in Marshall, Ricky Wayne Fagg suffered from a heart-related health condition on April 9 and called for emergency assistance. Fagg was seriously injured in the ambulance on the…

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