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October 27, 2020

NPR Finds For-Profit Nursing Homes May Be Neglecting Patients

While it is no secret that nursing homes and their residents have been met with a slew of unprecedented challenges in 2020, a recent article from NPR, “For-Profit Nursing ...

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 8, 2020

How Lead Paint Chips & Dust Cause Brain Damage Among Children

Considering lead-based paints were banned for residential use by 1978, you might think lead poisoning would no longer be a worry in most households today. It might surprise ...

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 ...

August 20, 2020

4 Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers

Ashcraft & Gerel Honored by Best Lawyers for Another Year For decades, all of our attorneys at Ashcraft & Gerel have been committed to a singular mission: Helping our ...

July 23, 2020

Janssen Finally Adds Warning for Maculopathy to IC (interstitial cystitis) Drug Elmiron

Elmiron® Manufacturer Affirms Link to Degenerative Eye Disorder For over two decades, Janssen Pharmaceuticals has manufactured and sold a bladder drug called Elmiron®, which ...

July 20, 2020

Ashcraft & Gerel Partner Drew LaFramboise Featured in Modern Counsel

Leading the Way in Complex Product Liability Cases During his time at Ashcraft & Gerel and throughout his entire legal career, our partner Drew LaFramboise has established ...

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 30, 2020

Montgomery County Public Schools Investigate Sex Abuse Allegations

Students Come Forward on Social Media to Allege Abuse Officials at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced early this week that they are actively investigating a ...

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 & ...