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Q: Why won't attorneys sue Pfizer Pharmaceutical for tetracycline given to children back in the 60's & 70's?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Aug 30, 2016

They did. But there are statues of limitations and statutes of repose, not to mention very high hurdles for the type of evidence that can be presented in a medical product case.

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Q: Having transmission problems on 2012 vehicle. Dealership won't fix my car until the problem gets worse.Do I need lawyer?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Oct 11, 2015

A strong letter from a consumer protection lawyer may help.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to...
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Q: Does a contract agreeing to purchase a foot product supersede the doctor's failure to diagnose the real problem?
Thomas H. Roberts Esq
Thomas H. Roberts Esq
answered on Dec 10, 2014

No. A contract will not change the following analysis.

A doctor has a duty to use the degree of skill and diligence in the care and treatment of his patient that a reasonably prudent doctor in the same field of practice or specialty in this state would have used under the circumstances of...
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Q: I recently was hospitalized for 2nd degree burn injuryto the face by warming a glue; public safety concern. Legal advise

My contention is that even though I did not read the back of the package before use at home, a very serious injury occurred which had the potential of blinding me. What saved me was that I was wearing corrective lenses . I have suffered pain, face de-scarring,immediate post traumatic stress, loss... Read more »

Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.
answered on Feb 8, 2011

Basically, this sort of situation looks like a product liability claim. Now, claims like this can be difficult, especially in Virginia. First, one has to consider what exactly caused the injury. For instance, was the item defective? If so, how? Was it defective when it was made, or did it... Read more »

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