Category: Product Liability

Is Vaping Safer Than Traditional Smoking?

Over recent years, vaping has become known for being a ‘safe’ alternative to smoking cigarettes. The battery operated device can look like a real cigarette or pen, depending on which one you buy (there are hundreds of different brands). However, there hasn’t been much data collected to fully assert the … Continue reading

How Dangerous Are Hover Boards Anyway?

One of the hottest entertainment gifts in recent years is now under fire from the media, government regulators, and private safety advocacy groups. While safety concerns are nothing new, the product in question here has been reported to be one of the more dangerous items to hit the market in … Continue reading

New Developments: Takata Air Bag Recall

In new developments in the Takata airbag recall, airbag designer and manufacturer Takata Corporation is currently in the process of adding additional recalls to what has become one of the largest airbag recalls to date. This past November, auto safety regulators and the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced … Continue reading

I’m Injured- Do I Have A Claim?

A common question asked when injured people call our firm is generally a basic one: “Do I have a claim?” The best way to answer that question is that it depends on the specific facts and circumstance of the incident that led to the injury. While every injury and claim … Continue reading

Factoring Crash Test Ratings

As a personal injury attorney at Herrman & Herrman in South Texas, it is my job to help clients who have been injured. A large number of these injuries are motor vehicle accident related and it is my duty to investigate these collisions and evaluate my client’s cases. These cases … Continue reading

Blood Clot Filter Linked to 27 Deaths

Thousands of ailing Americans have had blood clot filters placed in their bodies to prevent deadly blood clots from reaching their heart and lungs. An NBC News investigation found the Recovery blood clot filter manufactured by C.R. Bard Inc., is linked to 27 deaths and hundreds of non-fatal injuries. The … Continue reading

Xarelto and Side Effects

Xarelto is a blood thinner used to prevent the formation of blood clots. It is prescribed for patients with atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm irregularity, and for patients who are undergoing certain types of joint replacement surgery who are at risk of developing deep vein thrombosis, a condition that may … Continue reading