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Arthrex Faces Lawsuits Over Their Knee Replacement Device

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Arthrex iBalance is a knee replacement technology that allows surgeons to perform “total knee replacements” on patients who have lost a significant amount of cartilage due to osteoarthritis. It can also treat cartilage loss caused by severe trauma to the knee. The Florida-based company brought in over $2 billion in revenue in 2017, but… Read More »

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Dog Bite Leads to Amputation

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Texas man claims that part of his foot had to be amputated after two dogs bit him. He is now filing a lawsuit against the dog’s owner, seeking $1 million in damages. The plaintiff alleges that the dogs were allowed to run loose in defiance of county-wide ordinances. According to the plaintiff’s attorneys,… Read More »

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Woman Suffers Severe Injuries After Drinking Liquid Nitrogen

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A woman is suing a Florida restaurant after she claims that the waiter spiked her drink with liquid nitrogen. The woman required immediate hospitalization and had to have her gallbladder and parts of her stomach removed. According to the complaint, the plaintiff was with her friend when they both saw a waiter pour liquid… Read More »

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NTSB To Announce Likely Cause of FIU Bridge Collapse

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

On October 29th, the National Transportation Safety Board will announce the likely cause, according to their investigation, of the FIU Bridge Collapse. The collapse, which resulted in six deaths and eight injuries has been subject to finger-pointing from the various parties tasked with various aspects of the construction of the bridge. The NTSB will… Read More »

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Musician Sues Prep School After Stage Prop Falls

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Florida musician is suing Shorecrest Preparatory School after he says that a large stage prop fell on top of him. The plaintiff is a bassist and audio engineer who works at St. Petersburg College as adjunct faculty where he teaches music classes. The incident occurred roughly three years ago at the exclusive private… Read More »

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Female Inmate Files Federal Claim After Beating from Male Guards

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Inmates generally do not make sympathetic plaintiffs, yet they are more vulnerable than almost any other population. U.S. law holds that U.S. prisons are solely responsible for the health and wellbeing of the inmates they hold. When an inmate is denied medical treatment, severely abused, or otherwise injured in a prison, they are entitled… Read More »

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Woman Blames Vaping Products for Double Amputation

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Virgin Islands woman is alleging that vaping products led to respiratory failure which, in turn, led to her having both of her legs amputated. While little is known about the uptick in vapor-product-related lawsuits, it appears that at least some of the deaths can be attributed to a tainted batch of THC cartridges… Read More »

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Second Lawsuit Says Nursing Home Ignored Signs of Patient Abuse

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A second patient has filed a lawsuit against Friendship Health & Rehab stating that the nursing home staff and administration ignored clear signs of patient abuse. The lawsuit alleges that one staffer, Richard Coleman, a certified nursing assistant sexually assaulted one of the patients violently enough to cause substantial bleeding. The rape occurred in… Read More »

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Woman Thrown From Lime Scooter Files Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

As Lime scooters work their way into major U.S. cities, those who ride them are asked to sign liability waivers in the case of injury. But how far do these liability waivers go? Do they actually absolve scooter companies of negligence? If the scooter companies had their way, it would. However, the same scooter… Read More »

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Pam Cooking Spray Cans Explode, Causing Injury

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Pam Cooking Spray and the company that manufactures it, Conagra Brands, has been hit with 17 lawsuits alleging that the cans exploded causing severe injuries. These include severe burn injuries. Also named as a defendant is the company responsible for manufacturing the cans. These allegations are similar to six other lawsuits that were filed… Read More »

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