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  • Top 11 Causes of Vehicle Accidents

    || 10-Jun-2016

    Top 11 Causes of Vehicle Accidents 1. Drunk Driving. Studies have shown that roughly 300,000 people drive drunk every day. Furthermore, over ½ of all reported automobile accidents resulting in death or life changing injuries include a driver being under the influence of either drugs or alcohol. 2. Speeding. A main reason for speeding is lack of patience, irritability, and fear of being ...
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    || 6-May-2016

    “JUST FOR MEN” HAIR-CARE PRODUCT INJURIES One of the most popular hair color brands known as Just for Men is currently being sued by over 150 plaintiffs who suffered injuries from using the product. All injuries consisted of allergic reactions from the hair dye ingredients. On April 13 th in St. Clair County Court plaintiffs filed suit against Combe Incorporated, Combe Products Inc., ...
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  • Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

    || 5-May-2016

    THE DEVASTATING TRUTH BEHIND JOHNSON & JOHNSON TALCUM POWDER For decades the trusted Johnson and Johnson brand of talcum powder has been used by consumers around the world. Mothers use it on their infants starting at birth, adults use it to treat discomfort, athletes use it to keep their hands free of sweat and basically every human has probably come in to contact with this product sometime in ...
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  • Takata Airbag Recall

    || 4-May-2016

    TAKATA AIRBAG RECALL UPDATE 5/4/2016 The Takata air bags remain the largest automotive recall in history. There are currently over two dozen brands affected by the recall. In short, Takata engineered an air bag containing ammonium nitrate. In the event of an accident, the air bag could potentially explode. Many incidents have reported metal shards deploying from the air bag in the event of an ...
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  • A PR DISASTER UNFOLDED: Volkswagen experienced one of the worst weeks in its history. This past week top managers were pulled in to the scandal, Volkswagen engineers were caught improving cheat codes, CEO Michael Horn resigned, Volkswagen's home state and largest shareholder brutally criticized Volkswagen's communication strategy, American dealers revolted, and plans became known of a ...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Owners: Is Your Vehicle Cheating Emissions Standards?

    || 24-Feb-2016

    Attention Mercedes-Benz owners: contrary to the claims of the automaker, your vehicle may be producing illegal nitrogen oxide emissions. That is what is alleged in a new lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey. As reported by AutoBlog, the alleged fraud closely mirrors the same scandal that hit German automaker Volkswagen last year, when company leaders admitted to outfitting many ...
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  • At Maloney & Campolo, we keep a vigilant eye on the on the pharmaceutical and medical device markets. While modern advances have improved the quality of life of countless people around the world, every year there are patients who are hurt by these products—patients who deserve to have their injuries answered for by the manufacturers, marketers, and medical professionals who put them in ...
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  • Driver Safety: Identifying Worn Tires

    || 26-Jan-2016

    Worn tires go unnoticed as one of the biggest dangers to driver safety on the road. When tires get old and worn out, getting a flat or shredding a tire is the least of your concerns. In San Antonio, TX, poor tire care results in fatal car accidents every year. Replacing tires can be a costly, time consuming project, but it is vital to staying safe on the road all year round. There are several ways ...
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  • Change Allows Texas To Handle Volkswagen Lawsuits More Efficiently

    || 19-Jan-2016

    The Volkswagen scandal rocked the headlines in 2015, as it was discovered that the world’s largest automaker had installed “defeat device” software designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests. Volkswagen now faces more than 60 lawsuits in Texas alone, and the Texas Supreme Court has issued an opinion which should help these cases proceed more efficiently. Many Lawsuits Will Be ...
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  • Medical Company Fails to Recall Dangerous IVC Filters

    || 5-Jan-2016

    Manufacturers of medical devices have an obligation to make sure that the products they produce are as safe as possible. If a dangerous issue is discovered, they should work promptly to fix the problem or remove the product from the market. Unfortunately, these manufacturers often put profits before people, causing serious injuries and death. This appears to be true in the case of Bard Peripheral ...
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  • New DiCaprio Movie About Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

    || 11-Dec-2015

    The interim report on the Volkswagen investigation is in. Investigators state the emission cheating took place because Volkswagen simply couldn’t find a solution to meet EPA regulations. Multiple representatives from VW are suspended for participating in the act of installing the devices. A New Movie In The Works Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson have started producing a new movie, ...
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  • This Week In Auto Recalls

    || 11-Nov-2015

    Between defective airbags, cheating emissions standards, and a wide variety of other issues, the last few months have been particularly busy for federal auto industry regulators. In this blog, our San Antonio personal injury attorneys take a brief look at some of the biggest stories of the past week. General Motors Exposed to Punitive Damages In perhaps the biggest auto recall story of the week, a ...
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  • Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Car Accident Injury

    || 8-Jul-2015

    Some of the most common causes of injuries suffered by many in San Antonio and across Texas are personal injuries resulting from car accidents. Considering the high likelihood for a car accident to result in a serious head, brain, neck, or back injury and more, cars and motor vehicles come equipped with safety devices such as seatbelts and airbags to reduce the overall impact a crash may have on ...
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  • Do I Have Legal Options If I Was Injured By Police?

    || 2-Jun-2015

    Many stories dominating the news cycle over the past year have hinged on an interesting trend affecting the public across the United States- the use of excessive force by the police when dealing with alleged criminals. In San Antonio, the story of Kristiana Coignard was frequently discussed in the media. Kristiana was senselessly killed by the Longview Police Department after speaking with law ...
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  • Have You Used Syngenta Seeds?

    || 7-Apr-2015

    In 2011, foreign-based Syngenta Seeds, Inc. released a genetically modified corn seed known as Agrisure Viptera MIR 162. Corn farmers were led to believe Syngenta would be receiving approval from China, a major importer of American corn. During Syngenta’s first quarter 2012 earnings call, when CEO Michael Mack was asked for an update on expected timing for key import approval for VIPTERA, he ...
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  • Has Syngenta Threatened Your Livelihood as a Corn Farmer?

    || 18-Mar-2015

    Crops are the lifeblood of the American farmer and Syngenta's recent, greedy actions have lightened the pockets of corn growers all over the U.S., costing them billions of dollars. The company failed to receive approval from China—a major importer of American corn—before releasing genetically modified corn seed, causing the market for corn to drop significantly nationwide. Corn ...
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  • Xarelto Linked to Life-Threatening Bleeds

    || 23-Dec-2014

    Life threatening bleeds, strokes, and even death may be associated with the popular blood-thinning drug, Xarelto. Since 2011, Xarelto has been prescribed to those experiencing leg and lung blood clots in relation to knee and hip surgeries and irregular heartbeats. Protect your parents and grandparents! If a loved one has been prescribed Xarelto, contact an injury attorney at Maloney & Campolo ...
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  • The Dangers of Traveling on Thanksgiving Weekend

    || 24-Nov-2014

    Road trips to see family and friends for Thanksgiving can be lot of fun but sometimes the journey can take an unexpected turn. According to AAA, more than 45 million people will hit the road Thanksgiving weekend. The National Safety Council is estimating over 44,000 injuries and over 400 fatalities throughout the four day holiday period; being prepared for the unexpected can help when dealing with ...
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  • The Election and Victims' Rights

    || 19-Mar-2014

    Everyone is talking about the Wendy Davis race for Governor, however there is an equally, and certainly as important election going on in the Texas State Senate. For many years, the Senate has had a rule whereby no bill could be brought to the floor unless there are at least 21 votes. The Democrats, being in the minority in the Senate, have routinely been able to stop some truly devastating pieces ...
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  • Beware The Fountain Of Youth... It May Come With A Price

    || 12-Mar-2014

    Have you seen the barrage of commercials with the middle aged guy hanging around the house, drinking a cup of coffee, looking longingly out the window and wondering how he got so old? Then a voice says… YOU CAN HAVE YOUR YOUTH BACK! You can turn back the clock and go mountain climbing, swim the ocean and date young, beautiful women. All you have to do is rub on a little testosterone gel, ...
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  • Watch Out For That VIA Bus ...

    || 13-Nov-2013

    Under the English common law, a person could not sue the state for a wrong committed against the person. The theory was that “the King could do no wrong,” a sweeping government immunity that was carried over into our American legal system and continues to affect plaintiffs’ rights to this day. In 1969, the Texas Legislature enacted the Tort Claims Act, which severely restricts a ...
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