Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog Published by Maryland Injury Attorneys — Miller & Zois 2022-07-25T14:18:51Z https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/feed/atom/ Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[3M Earplug Settlement Update]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2158 2022-07-25T14:18:51Z 2022-07-25T14:16:12Z Over 288,000 plaintiffs have filed a 3M earplug lawsuit against 3M alleging that the company’s Combat Arms earplugs were defective and failed to protect them from hearing damage. The 3M earplug lawsuits have been consolidated into the largest “class action” MDL in history – the 3M Earplugs MDL in the Northern District of Florida. Our […]

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Over 288,000 plaintiffs have filed a 3M earplug lawsuit against 3M alleging that the company’s Combat Arms earplugs were defective and failed to protect them from hearing damage.

The 3M earplug lawsuits have been consolidated into the largest “class action” MDL in history – the 3M Earplugs MDL in the Northern District of Florida.

Our law firm is taking 3M earplug lawsuits in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[Elmiron MDL Class Action Lawsuit]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2053 2022-05-05T19:25:16Z 2022-05-02T17:22:47Z Our lawyers continue to get calls from eye injury victims looking to bring an Elmiron lawsuit in the last few weeks.  This class action is growing slowly but surely in 2022. We do not know what the Elmiron settlement amounts will be. But I think these eye injury lawsuits have the potential to be extremely […]

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Our lawyers continue to get calls from eye injury victims looking to bring an Elmiron lawsuit in the last few weeks.  This class action is growing slowly but surely in 2022.

We do not know what the Elmiron settlement amounts will be. But I think these eye injury lawsuits have the potential to be extremely big cases with large individual settlement payouts. If you have a claim, you want to call an attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.

Our firm is currently accepting new Elmiron vision loss lawsuits. Call us today for a free case evaluation at 800-552-8082.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[Hernia Mesh Trial Update]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2105 2022-04-15T22:26:58Z 2022-04-15T16:16:10Z This blog provides an update on the hernia mesh lawsuits.  As of March 16, 2022, there are 16,437 lawsuits against Bard and 3,614 lawsuits against Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) in federal court that are consolidated in an MDL class action lawsuit. This page was last updated on April 15, 2022. April 15, 2022 Update: Jury […]

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This blog provides an update on the hernia mesh lawsuits.  As of March 16, 2022, there are 16,437 lawsuits against Bard and 3,614 lawsuits against Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) in federal court that are consolidated in an MDL class action lawsuit.

This page was last updated on April 15, 2022.

April 15, 2022 Update: Jury awarded $255,000 (which includes $5,000 to Mr. Milanesi’s wife for loss of consortium).  Plaintiff won on defective design claim.  Is this the big verdict our lawyers hoped for?  No.  But for bellwether effect, this verdict will do just fine.  And a win is a win.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[Maximize Your Accident Settlement Compensation Payout]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=837 2022-03-25T14:42:19Z 2022-03-25T13:50:34Z Insurance companies do not think the way you and I think. But, by understanding how insurance adjusters think and what is important to them, you can maximize how much money you receive in a personal injury case.  The goal of this post is to show you how to get more money from the insurance adjuster. […]

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Insurance companies do not think the way you and I think. But, by understanding how insurance adjusters think and what is important to them, you can maximize how much money you receive in a personal injury case.  The goal of this post is to show you how to get more money from the insurance adjuster.

What Is the Insurance Adjuster’s Goal?

Insurance adjusters are trained to rip you off.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[Similac Recall Lawsuit]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2426 2022-03-28T17:46:20Z 2022-03-25T12:24:14Z This page is about the Similac recall lawsuit from the recall that was announced on February 2022.  Our lawyers are handling baby formula recall lawsuits NEC lawsuits in all 50 states. There are more of these salmonella food poisoning claim out there from this recall than our attorneys had anticipated.  Our law firm has received […]

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This page is about the Similac recall lawsuit from the recall that was announced on February 2022.  Our lawyers are handling baby formula recall lawsuits NEC lawsuits in all 50 states.

There are more of these salmonella food poisoning claim out there from this recall than our attorneys had anticipated.  Our law firm has received hundreds of calls from victims’ parents.

If you have a potential claim, reach out to our lawyers today.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[NEC Similac Lawsuit Settlement Amounts]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2370 2022-03-21T18:33:51Z 2022-03-21T14:00:18Z The popular infant formula Similac has recently been the subject of numerous product liability lawsuits filed around the country over the last 12 months. There are two big lawsuits pending involving Similac: NEC lawsuits for premature babies who suffered necrotizing enterocolitis Continue reading

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The popular infant formula Similac has recently been the subject of numerous product liability lawsuits filed around the country over the last 12 months.

There are two big lawsuits pending involving Similac:

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[Paraquat Lawsuit MDL Class Action]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2055 2022-03-23T23:11:15Z 2022-03-17T16:52:49Z Over 600 Paraquat lawsuits have been filed around the U.S. by farmworkers and others who developed Parkinson’s disease from exposure to the herbicide Paraquat (grameoxone). These lawsuits are based on a body of scientific evidence showing that prolonged exposure to Paraquat is linked to early-onset Parkinson’s disease in adults. Our Paraquat lawyers are very enthusiastic […]

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Over 600 Paraquat lawsuits have been filed around the U.S. by farmworkers and others who developed Parkinson’s disease from exposure to the herbicide Paraquat (grameoxone).

These lawsuits are based on a body of scientific evidence showing that prolonged exposure to Paraquat is linked to early-onset Parkinson’s disease in adults.

Our Paraquat lawyers are very enthusiastic about these lawsuits.  We believe the Paraquat lawsuits will likely succeed at trial. This will ultimately lead to high settlement amounts or jury payouts for victims.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Malpractice Lawsuits]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=843 2022-03-31T01:02:48Z 2022-03-09T02:00:01Z Meconium is the baby’s first bowel movement. It is probably not what you expect. These first feces consist of debris, cells from the intestinal tract, mucus, and slimy fluids. Meconium is green and has no smell. What is Meconium Aspiration Syndrome? Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS) causes respiratory distress as a result of meconium entering the […]

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Meconium is the baby’s first bowel movement. It is probably not what you expect. These first feces consist of debris, cells from the intestinal tract, mucus, and slimy fluids. Meconium is green and has no smell.

What is Meconium Aspiration Syndrome?

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS) causes respiratory distress as a result of meconium entering the respiratory tract below the vocal cords and presenting in the tracheal bronchial tree. When the baby makes an attempt to breathe in utero, before the baby is delivered, the baby can inhale meconium material into the lungs. The fear is the meconium blocking the airways.  Oxygen is critical to life for all of us.  But, during the birthing process, it is critical to have a smooth flow of oxygen to the brain and other vital organs.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[What is a Bellwether Trial?]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2303 2022-05-17T14:56:37Z 2022-03-08T17:53:11Z Bellwether trials are basically “test” cases in large mass tort litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs. When you have thousands of individual plaintiffs bringing similar claims (usually product liability) it is not physically possible to take every case to trial. Instead, a handful of sample cases are tried to give everyone involved in the litigation a […]

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Bellwether trials are basically “test” cases in large mass tort litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs. When you have thousands of individual plaintiffs bringing similar claims (usually product liability) it is not physically possible to take every case to trial.

Instead, a handful of sample cases are tried to give everyone involved in the litigation a clear idea of the settlement compensation payouts victims should receive.  These trials are bellwether trials.

In this post, we will explain the bellwether process in mass tort multidistrict litigation (MDL) cases. We will examine the role of bellwether trials and how individual cases are selected to serve as bellwether cases.

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Ronald V. Miller, Jr. https://www.millerandzois.com/ <![CDATA[Webb v. Giant of Maryland: New Independent Contractor Opinion]]> https://www.millerandzois.com/blog/?p=2340 2021-12-23T16:46:58Z 2021-12-22T19:25:15Z In Webb v. Giant of Maryland LLC, the Maryland Court of Appeals (COA) was asked to revisit the decision of the Court of Special Appeals (COSA). The issue was whether the grocery store could be liable for an injury caused by a Pepsi delivery driver while stocking shelves at the store. The Pepsi delivery driver […]

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In Webb v. Giant of Maryland LLC, the Maryland Court of Appeals (COA) was asked to revisit the decision of the Court of Special Appeals (COSA).

The issue was whether the grocery store could be liable for an injury caused by a Pepsi delivery driver while stocking shelves at the store. The Pepsi delivery driver was an independent contractor and not a store employee of Giant. So the question was whether Giant still be liable for the Pepsi driver’s acts based on the level of control they had over him inside the store.

The  Maryland Court of Appeal affirmed the decision of COSA holding that Giant could not be held liable because the store did not exercise the necessary high level of control over the Pepsi driver.

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