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Medical Device Recalls Surge, Put Patients At Risk

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Medical devices range from something as simple as a pair of crutches for a broken leg to feeding tubes, ventilators, and other equipment used to sustain the life of severely ill or injured patients. While people rely on these devices and the manufacturers who make them, mistakes and errors are common. Unfortunately, medical device… Read More »

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Fit Bit Faced With Recalls And Litigation Over Dangerous Product Defects

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Wearable health and physical fitness monitors come in a variety of styles. People sport them not only at the gym but everywhere from fashion shows to shopping malls and boardrooms. For manufacturers, that is the ultimate goal: to create a product people use and rely on around the clock. However, product defects are causing… Read More »

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Filing a Zantac (Ranitidine) Product Liability Lawsuit in Florida if You Have Cancer

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Zantac was recalled back in October 2019, but it took the Food and Drug Administration half a year to request manufacturers of ranitidine drugs to withdraw their medication from the market. If you were diagnosed with cancer after consuming Zantac or other ranitidine products for a prolonged period of time, you might be able… Read More »

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Can You Still Seek Damages if a Defective Product Was Recalled?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Can you still recover compensation through a product liability suit if the product that injured you was recalled? Or are individuals barred from seeking damages if the defective product was recalled? It is vital to understand how Florida’s product liability works to determine whether the fact that the product was recalled would affect your… Read More »

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Randy Weber selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List!

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Congratulations to Randy Weber of Pita Weber Del Prado for being selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List! Only 5% of lawyers achieve this prestigious recognition.   Super Lawyers is an attorney rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional… Read More »

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Suing Juul and Other E-Cigarette and Vaping Manufacturers in Product Liability Lawsuits

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Juul has been dragged into a longstanding product liability litigation amid the mounting pressure on the Silicon Valley startup and other manufacturers of e-cigarettes and vaping devices. As confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been nearly 2,300 cases of vaping-related lung injuries and 47 deaths this year. Ever since… Read More »

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Product Liability in Personal Watercraft (PWC) & Jet Ski Accidents (Can You Sue for Defects?)

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Although we’re inching toward the end of summer, beaches in Miami are still bursting with travelers and jet-skiing enthusiasts alike from different parts of the U.S. and other countries. Miami is one of America’s top vacation destinations and a hot spot for people to enjoy the sparkling water and fresh sea breezes when riding… Read More »

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Vaping is Linked to Severe Lung Injuries in a Potential Product Liability Case

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Electronic cigarettes, vape devices, and Juuls have quickly become a widespread alternative to smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes in the United States. Many long-time smokers switched to “vaping” e-cigarettes due to popular belief that e-cigs are “safer” than traditional cigarettes. Smokers have long praised vaping for causing fewer respiratory problems than they experienced with smoking… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible for Drug-Related Injuries?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Whenever an individual acts as a consumer, and purchases a product, he/she does it with the understanding that the product is safe for its intended use. And, in most instances, this assumption is correct. However, there are always exceptions, and injuries do occur from defective products. In these cases, retaining the services of an… Read More »

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Caution Urged for Scooter Riders

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

One of the newer trends has been the rise in shared modes of transportation. What started as city-sponsored shared bicycles has now morphed into electric scooters, owned by private entities. While the vast majority of riders successfully complete their trips without incident, accidents do happen. Dodging traffic and pedestrians, as well as scootering under… Read More »

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