Monthly Archives: June 2020
Courts all over the country – as well as attorneys who represent victims of defective products – are watching to see whether Amazon is ultimately held liable for a seller’s defective product; a decision that could completely change products liability, especially given the dominance that Amazon has over the market right now and how… Read More »
Deaths from COVID-19 In Florida Nursing Homes Now Account for More Than 50 Percent of Entire State’s Fatalities
We previously discussed the danger that COVID-19 has created for the elderly in Florida and around the country in our nursing homes, especially given that most are still not in compliance with basic requirements that are mandated by law, such as ensuring that they have emergency water supplies, plans to keep track of residents… Read More »
In late May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that laboratory tests detected elevated levels of a contaminant that has been linked to cancer, N-Nitrosodimetylamine (or “NDMA”) in some batches of a widely-used diabetes medication, metformin, as used by some 34 million people with Type 2 diabetes. The agency previously had to recall… Read More »
As states, including Florida, prepare to reopen, one of the biggest questions that many have – whether it involves returning to work, or visiting a number of businesses, such as salons or gyms—is what responsibility property owners will have to the public in terms of their safety with respect to the virus, and what… Read More »
Hours of Service Rules Are Amended (Relaxed) for Truck Drivers: Will It Result in More Accidents On the Roads?
In May, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released its final rule amending the hours of service for commercial motor vehicles (truck) drivers, ultimately relaxing requirements that were put in place years ago to limit the number of hours truck drivers could drive before taking breaks in order to reduce driver… Read More »