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Blog Posts in 2016

  • 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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