Parents of School Nurse Killed in Manteca Truck Accident File Lawsuit Against XPO Logistics

Sacramento, California - - Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Sacramento County Superior Court on behalf of Don and Brenda Garcia for the wrongful death of their daughter, Sarah M. Garcia, a 25-year-old school nurse killed in a Manteca truck accident chain reaction last year. [...]

Train Crashes and Groundhog Day

What do train crashes and Groundhog Day have to do with each other? Answer: they both repeat themselves with depressing, and avoidable, regularity. The terrible crash at Hoboken Terminal is the latest tragic case in point. For decades, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has been recommending the installation of Positive [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Blog, Rons Rants, Train News|

Celexa, Lexapro and the Death of Evidence-Based Medicine

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave. When first we practise to deceive!” From Walter Scott’s epic poem, Marmion This is the story of a drug and an idea, and how, in 2004, the rise of one helped bring about the downfall of the other. The drug is Celexa (generic [...]

Researchers Find Probability that Roundup Causes Cancer

Monsanto herbicide Roundup [glyphosate] is the most widely used herbicide in the U.S. for decades, Monsanto has marketed Roundup as safe and non-toxic. However, growing evidence is calling the herbicide’s safety into question—it is probable, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), that exposure to Roundup causes cancer. Those who work [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Plaintiffs File Motion to Consolidate Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Against Monsanto

Los Angeles, California - - Plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits against Monsanto Co. over a carcinogenic ingredient found in the company’s herbicide, Roundup weed killer, are asking for their cases to be consolidated into a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Los Angeles, California. Over a dozen lawsuits against Monsanto have been filed [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Some Truckers Exempt from Key FAST Act Highway Safety Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has adopted several new regulations that were outlined in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, also known as the FAST Act. Initially proposed in December, the FAST Act is five-year legislation designed to improve America’s infrastructure, as well as address some key [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Blog, Truck News|

Antidepressant Suicide – A Catch-22

Justice has been served! $3 Million jury verdict against GSK in landmark generic Paxil suicide case What’s wrong with this picture? Company A designs a drug. The company develops it, tests it on animals and ultimately humans, and sends the results of their research—or what they claim are the results—to [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Blog, Paxil News, Pharma News, R. Brent Wisner|

Westmoreland County Truck Accident Kills One, Others Injured

The state of Pennsylvania sees a lot of truck accidents on an annual basis. Only four states in the country had more truck accidents in 2013, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The most recent Pennsylvania truck accident statistics show that there were 6,596 truck accidents in the state [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Blog, Truck News|

Plaintiffs Join IVC Filter Lawsuit Alleging Complications

More and more people who have been harmed by the use of defective inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are making the decision to file an IVC filter lawsuit. These individuals who suffered IVC filter complications claim the medical devices have design defects and were not properly tested before going to market. [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|Blog, IVC Filter News, Medical Device News|

NTSB Releases Final Report on Why Amtrak 188 Crashed

In the wake of last year’s Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, a great number of theories were offered by everyone from train experts to passengers themselves on why Amtrak 188 crashed. For months, we all wanted an explanation for how an experienced, meticulous Amtrak engineer like 32-year-old Brandon Bostian could have allowed [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|Blog, Train News|