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Balloon Weight Loss Deaths Shine Light on Medical Device Recalls

FDA Connects Five Deaths to Popular Weight Loss Balloon Treatments The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently confirmed that a balloon weight loss system designed to treat obesity has killed five patients since 2016. Four of the five patients were using the FDA-approved liquid-filled gastric balloon devices, ORBERA® Intragastric Balloon Systems, a brand manufactured by Apollo [...]

Talcum Powder Case Costs Johnson & Johnson $417 Million

California Jury Decides on $417-million Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Suit A 63-year-old California woman battling ovarian cancer blames the global company Johnson & Johnson and its talc powder products for her cancer. She took the company to court where a jury decided J&J should award the woman $417 million in damages. According [...]

Injured Davison Woman Receives Settlement From Car Accident

Flint Car Accident Lawyers – Settlement for Davison Woman The Genesee car accident lawyers from the Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, P.C. are proud to announce the settlement for a Davison, Michigan, woman involved a car wreck. The accident occurred at the intersection of State Road and Lapeer Road in Davison. Our client, who was [...]

By |2018-05-25T16:15:17+00:00August 10th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Firm News, Flint|0 Comments

Household Injuries on the Rise Due to Defective Products

Hazardous Household Products Cause Hike in Reported Injury Incidences Stericycle Recall Index analyzes data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aggregate and track recall data. The data is used to help manufacturers [...]

More Michigan Motorcyclists & Warmer Weather Increase Accident Risks in 2017

Safe Spring Motorcycle Riding With spring’s arrival, motorcyclists are pulling their bikes out from the winter garage and already starting to log the miles across Michigan roadways. Analysts predict there will be another jump in the amounts of motorcycles on the road again this year with latest data (2015) from the Federal Highway Administration showcasing [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:23:44+00:00March 29th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Flint, Motorcycle, Saginaw|0 Comments

Does Uber or Lyft Cover My Michigan Car Accident Expenses?

Rideshare programs like Uber and Lyft are gaining in popularity. From the convenience of your own cell phone, you can now order a ride to basically anywhere by pressing a few buttons. But what happens if you are involved in a Michigan car accident while using Uber or Lyft? Who pays the medical bills and [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:30:11+00:00February 1st, 2017|Auto Accidents, Flint, Insurance, Saginaw, Southfield|0 Comments

Michigan’s Most Dangerous Intersections During Winter Months

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS WHEN TRAVELING THROUGH SNOW AND ICE FILLED INTERSECTIONS MLive's Chief Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa recently compiled a list of Michigan’s most dangerous intersections when snow and ice are present. He used accident reports from the Michigan State Police dating 2012 - 2016. Ice, snow, wind and below-freezing temperatures often combine to make winter [...]

Flint Water Crisis – Did the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Hide The Truth?

Flint Water Crisis As the Flint Water Crisis continues to make national headlines, and as Michigan and Flint residents try to find out who in the world we got here, more questions are getting asked as to what our state regulators and officials did, and did not do, over the past 18 months. One such question [...]

By |2018-05-25T16:13:07+00:00January 12th, 2016|Flint|Comments Off on Flint Water Crisis – Did the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Hide The Truth?

Flint Water Crisis – A Brief Chronological History

The ongoing saga of Flint’s dangerous water has finally hit the national news. And with that, the governor and the rest of our state leaders have finally decided to pay meaningful attention to the crisis, despite the fact Flint residents and leaders have been screaming for help for approximately to 18 months. Rather than go [...]

By |2018-05-25T16:13:20+00:00January 7th, 2016|Flint, Opinion, Politics|Comments Off on Flint Water Crisis – A Brief Chronological History

Michigan Bus Accident Lawyers – Passengers Beware

Detroit Bus Accident Lawyers The Michigan Court of Appeals struck down another claim for pain and suffering damages in a bus accident case last month. This ruling is another blow to people injured due to the negligence of a government funded bus, such as a SMART bus or MTA bus. It also marks another time [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:24:27+00:00July 24th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Bus Accident, Flint, Legal News, Saginaw|Comments Off on Michigan Bus Accident Lawyers – Passengers Beware