Lawsuits involving defective products can be difficult and demanding and require extensive practical experience, knowledge and strategy. If you suffered serious injuries because of a product or pharmaceutical drug and believe you have a case, call 567-455-5470 to request a free consultation with one of our firm’s product liability attorneys in Toledo. We can explain your rights and how to pursue compensation through a product liability claim.
Thousands of people are fatally and seriously injured each year as a result of dangerous drugs, medical devices, and defective products in the U.S. The lack of warnings about known dangers are too often catastrophic for the victims and their families. This applies to any product sold including prescription drugs, medical devices, automobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATV), power tools, machine tools, cranes, and boats, to name a few.
One of the most talked about devices right now is the IVC Retrievable Filter. Serious injuries and deaths have occurred from their usage. Jonathan Ashton, Partner at Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer discussed the IVC Filters and the cases involved on NBC 24’s Better Living program.
Talcum powder was, and still is, widely used by women. Studies have linked the use of Talcum Powder to ovarian cancer. Three trials have occurred in 2016 resulting in jury awards of over $300 Million. Jonathan Ashton also discussed this on NBC 24’s Better Living program with Charity Freeman.
Have you heard of the Essure birth control device? It is implanted in a woman to permanently prevent pregnancy. There are however reported issues of dangerous infections and injuries caused by the device. Michael Bell, Partner at Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer spoke with Charity Freeman on NBC 24’s Better Living program about Essure.
The Michigan and Ohio defective product injury lawyers at Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer have successfully and aggressively resolved many difficult product liability cases over the years.
Know your rights and protect your family. Contact us or call Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer now for a free consultation with a Michigan and Ohio Defective Product Lawyer at one of our convenient office locations.
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Hunter suffers shotgun wounds to leg in hunting accident – $300,000 (insurance limits)
Young father and husband suffers crush injuries from defective cornpicker – $475,000
Man struck and killed when bolt breaks on grain auger – $400,000
Fall on black ice at apartment complex and suffers severe and permanent nerve damage – $700,000
Blind man falls on steps at rented property resulting in severe injuries – $450,000
17 year old paralyzed after second floor porch rail fails resulting in fall to concrete below – $400,000 (insurance limits)
$725,000 – Neurosurgeon negligence resulting in permanent injury
$300,000 – Obstetric nurse failed to recognize signs of fetal distress, resulting in the death of the fetus
$275,000 – Family physician negligently failed to treat infection in a patient with prosthetic heart valve resulting in death
Family practice physician failed to recognize and treat MRSA infection, resulting in serious injury for woman requiring skin grafting and permanent need for pain medication – $225,000
$900,000 – Single adult male struck by transit authority bus, resulting in death
$400,000 (sued employer) – Man falls to death at work from fixed ladder that did not meet OSHA safety requirements
$400,000 – Claim for family in electrocution death of 17 year old boy
$400,000 (bankrupt default) – Man crushed to death in giant stamping press when safety switch fails
$2,250,000 – Young husband and father suffers permanent disabling injuries when backed over by a front end loader
$1,000,000 (policy limits) – Man dies following severe burns in steel mill ladle incident –
$750,000 – Man severely injured when pallets that are improperly loaded, fall and strike him in the head
$400,000 – Electrical pole falls at jobsite, causing severe injury
$390,000 – Bolt from cut off steel beam falls from rafter, striking worker below, causing neck injury
$300,000 (bankrupt default) – Man killed on unguarded automatic welding machine
$300,000 – Improperly guarded production line press fires unexpectedly, causing partial loss of three fingers
$265,000 – Man suffers severe ankle and leg fracture following fall from roofing job after employer failed to provide fall prevention safety equipment
$1,000,000 (policy limits) – Retired autoworker suffers leg amputation and severe injury to other leg and arm when semi truck swerves left of center and hits small pickup head on
$650,000 – Construction worker on way to job site critically injured when semi truck overturns on Ohio turnpike entrance ramp
$600,000 – Semi truck runs red light, causing collision and causing arm injuries, multiple surgeries and permanent limitations
$2,500,000 – Pick up truck loses control on icy turnpike, causing violent crash resulting in disabling injuries Learn More
$1,250,000 – Truck pulling equipment trailer fails to yield at stop sign and kills motorcycle rider
$2,440,000 – Truck driver suffers crush injury to foot, when steel falls from loaded trailer
$2,250,000 – Wrongful death of man at construction site due to crane accident
$1,500,000 – Injury at construction site, resulting in broken leg, multiple surgeries and nerve damage
$1,100,000 – Crane failure resulting in death
$800,000 – Construction worker falls to death at steel mill construction project through unguarded opening in catwalk 50 feet off the ground
$700,000 – Crane injury at construction site, resulting in nerve damage
$700,000 – Wrongful death of worker at jobsite by defective crane