Blog: Personal Injury

October 4, 2021

Pedestrians face greater danger as D.C. reopens

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month. There has been a dramatic increase in driver, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities in recent years. We support making our streets ...

March 8, 2021

New York Family Faces Rocky Path to Justice in Wake of Gov. Cuomo’s Nursing Home Shield

More than 500,000 people in the United States have died due to COVID-19 — a death count that, according to NPR, exceeds that of any other country. New York, a state hit hard ...

December 23, 2020

Nursing Home Residents, Staffers to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

A ray of hope shone on the United States on December 11, 2020 when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 (also known as the novel ...

November 23, 2020

Ashcraft & Gerel Fights for Those Injured by ParaGard® IUDs

The Ashcraft & Gerel legal team is now accepting injury cases concerning ParaGard® copper intrauterine devices (IUDs). With more and more patients coming forward about the ...

September 22, 2020

California Appellate Court Rules Amazon Could Be Liable for Any Defective Products Sold on its Site

On August 13, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District reversed a previous trial court ruling, suggesting that Amazon could be liable for any defective products bought ...

September 3, 2020

Appellate Court Revives NJ Talcum Powder Lawsuits Against Johnson & Johnson

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, a New Jersey appellate court revived two lawsuits from women who claimed Johnson & Johnson’s signature Baby Powder caused their ovarian ...

July 2, 2020

10 Surprising Facts for Medical Malpractice Awareness Month

Spreading Awareness About Medical Errors in the United States The United States has one of the most advanced healthcare systems in the world – and yet despite our collective ...

June 25, 2020

Appeals Court Orders Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2.1 Billion to Cancer Victims

Missouri Appellate Court Re-Affirms Landmark Talcum Powder Verdict In July 2018, a Missouri circuit court jury awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women who claimed that Johnson & ...

June 11, 2020

FDA Asks Five Companies to Recall Metformin Due to Cancer Risk

NDMA Contamination Discovered in Diabetes Drug In December 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began an investigation into Metformin, a drug commonly used to ...

May 22, 2020

Johnson & Johnson Discontinues Baby Powder Sales Over Lawsuits

Contaminated Baby Powder Pulled from North American Shelves For years, personal care giant Johnson & Johnson fought claims that its talc-based Baby Powder contained ...