Ski Doo Snowmobiles Recalled For Fire Hazard

Snowmobiling is a pastime enjoyed by many Pennsylvania residents during the snowy, winter months. However, people who ride certain Ski-Doo model snowmobiles are being warned that they could be in danger. The company that manufactures Ski-Doo snowmobiles recently recalled about 10,200 machines because of a fire hazard. BRP said in a statement that about 23 […]

Product Liability Claims For Nuvaring Filed In Pennsylvania

When people in Pennsylvania began to see that they were being harmed by products that were supposed to help them or benefit their lives, lawsuits were filed. Personal injury is a serious issue with products, because so many of those products can cause issues that were unexpected. It is the job of the company making […]

Girl Awarded 10 Million In Lawsuit Against Motrin Part 2

As we discussed in the previous post, when parents of a 3-year old administered an over-the-counter ibuprofen for their daughter’s fever, they had no idea the results could include a rare and potentially fatal skin reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis syndrome (TENS), leaving her blind in one eye and fighting for […]

Girl Awarded 10 Million In Lawsuit Against Motrin Part 1

Many parents give their children over-the-counter medicine in the hopes that it will make them feel better. Unfortunately, it can sometimes have the opposite effect when the over-the-counter medications have an adverse effect on the user. This was the case for one family, whom a Philadelphia jury recently awarded $10 million in a personal injury […]

Avodart Will Not Be Used To Treat Prostate Cancer

Recently, Glaxo SmithKline reported that they will no longer seek approval to sell Avodart as a preventive for prostate cancer. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer the drug cannot be used for prostate-tumor reduction because a study showed that patients developed dangerous forms of prostate cancer. GSK announced on March 23 that it will no longer pursue […]

Young Men File Lawsuits Against Merck Co

Men who took the drug finasteride, also marketed as Propecia, for male pattern baldness, are suing Merck & Co. saying the drug caused permanent sexual dysfunction as well as emotional and mental difficulties. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, the suit alleges that Merck knew about the side effects but failed to add a warning in the U.S. […]