November 18, 2013

Partner Post: 2013 Toddler Product Recall

by Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 18, 2013 | Product Liability | Joe Fresh Toddler Shoes Recalled in Fall 2013James P. NevinLoblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) has proactively and voluntarily recalled their Joe Fresh toddler shoes in two styles. The boots have been recalled because there is a possibility of a staple protruding into the inside [...]
November 15, 2013

Johnson & Johnson Agrees to $4 Billion DePuy Settlement

by Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 15, 2013 | Defective Medical Devices | Here in the United States, we praise the work of modern medicine and trust the manufacturers of medical supplies as well as the doctors responsible for our health. What happens when that trust is breached and a defective medical device is used [...]
November 14, 2013

Partner Post: California Sports Injury Claims

California Limits Workers’ Compensation Sports Injury Claims  Written by James P. Nevin   It’s a sad day for athletes suffering from sports brain injuries. The California legislature recently passed, and Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a law that will prevent many out-of-state professional athletes from filing worker’s compensation claims in California, including those with serious [...]
November 13, 2013

Infographic: Honoring our U.S. Veterans

by Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 13, 2013 | Veterans' News | How much do you know about our country’s most respected men and women? Were you aware that 1.6 veterans today are female? How about that 26% of our vets have a bachelor’s degree? Test your knowledge while reading through our latest infographic.Click the [...]
November 13, 2013

Laundry Detergent Pods

Throughout the United States, children are suffering serious injuries due to the ingestion of laundry detergent pods. The dangerous chemicals inside these pods can cause severe damage and even death to your child. Reports show that in recent years, more than 7,000 children have suffered life-threatening injuries due to the dangerous nature of these products [...]
November 12, 2013

Study still working on uncovering asbestos links in mining

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 12, 2013 | Asbestos | Asbestos is an environmental pollutant. Unfortunately for us, it is particularly dangerous, because unlike pollutants like carbon monoxide, which are dangerous in high concentrations and can quickly kill, asbestos is dangerous in shockingly small concentrations and may take decades to cause mesothelioma. [...]
November 11, 2013

Celebrating United States Veterans

Happy Veterans Day! November 11 became the national holiday for Veterans in 1938. It originated as “Armistice Day” in 1919 (the first anniversary of World War I), and has quickly evolved into what we know it as today. Veterans Day is the perfect time to honor all American service members, living or dead. On this [...]
November 4, 2013

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

by Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 4, 2013 | Asbestos-Related Illness | Happy November! Did you know that this is the month to spread awareness about lung cancer? No matter if you or someone you know has been diagnosed, or if you are just learning about this deadly disease today, now is the perfect time [...]
October 30, 2013

The Dangers of Smoking Combined with Asbestos Exposure

Did you know that asbestos is a major cause of lung cancer? Many people think that smoking tobacco is the only way a person can develop lung cancer, but they couldn’t be further from the truth. Anyone who has lungs can get lung cancer, and the risk greatly increases when you add both cigarette smoking [...]