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FDA Claims St. Jude Medical Downplayed Pacemaker Defect

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has claimed St. Jude Medical downplayed potential risks caused by its pacemakers. St. Jude Medical was bought by Abbot Laboratories earlier this year for $25 billion. According to a letter sent by the FDA to Abbot Laboratories, St. Jude Medical shipped hundreds of thousands of pacemakers for years before finally recalling the devices in…
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Are Electronic Cigarette Batteries Causing Catastrophic Injuries to Consumers?

Electronic cigarette batteries have gained notoriety for causing severe burn injuries to consumers. However, these are not “minor” burn injuries. People are suffering catastrophic, life-altering injuries from explosions caused by electronic cigarette batteries. In fact, the Navy recently issued a fleet-wide ban on electronic cigarettes over reports of explosions causing injuries to sailors. Victims have the following injuries: Third-degree chemical…
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The Honorable C. Judson Hamlin (ret.) and John E. Gregory, Jr. to Participate in NJSBA Panel

The Honorable C. Judson Hamlin (ret.) and Keefe Law Firm Partner John E. Gregory, Jr. will participate in a panel at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Annual Meeting & Convention in Atlantic City. Each year, the NJSBA hosts the Annual Meeting & Convention, which includes speakers, networking and social events. John Gregory and Judge Hamlin will speak in…
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Can Consumers File Lawsuits Over Fiat Chrysler’s Leaking Sunroofs?

Keefe Law Firm is representing plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler. The lawsuit involves a vehicle design flaw affecting several Jeep and Chrysler models. Due to a defect with the drainage tubes, moisture accumulates and water leaks into the cabin. Leaks cause damage to upholstery and electronics. Complaints involved the Jeep Patriot, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Compass, Jeep…
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Were Superstorm Sandy Cleanup Crews Underpaid?

New Jersey and other East Coast states affected by Superstorm Sandy hired contractors to repair damage to the shoreline and to prepare for the storm. Workers spent months picking up debris, dredging sand to rebuild the beaches and repairing other damage. Some workers were not paid the prevailing wage rate by these contractors. In fact, many received a fraction of…
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Tragic Bus Accident in Newark Injures Nineteen and Kills One

On August 19th, two New Jersey Transit buses collided in a T-bone accident, injuring 19 and killing one. The Newark bus accident occurred at the intersection of Raymond Boulevard and Broad Street. According to press reports, the driver of the No. 59 bus was traveling west on Raymond Boulevard when it broadsided the No. 13 Bus, which was heading north…
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