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What Are The Takata Bankruptcy Lawsuits?

July 20, 2017

What Are The Takata Bankruptcy Lawsuits?

The Takata Corporation is a Japanese producer and distributor of auto parts. You’ve probably heard of them in reference to the air bags they produce, which created a huge  If you are a victim from Takata Air Bags, contact Farah and Farah today! scandal, starting in 2013. This when people started dying and suffering devastating…

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July 18, 2017

Mac and Cheese Dangers?

Phthalates are industrial chemicals found in plastics, sealants, tubing, conveyor belts, labels, adhesives, toys, medications, medical devices and in macaroni and cheese. According to newly released research involving 1,500 men conducted by the University of Adelaide in Australia, the highest concentrations of phthalates were found in mac and cheese powder mixes, the kind of food…

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July 18, 2017

Florida Leads in Accidental Drowning Deaths

Florida loses more young children to drowning than any other state. This summer promises to be no different. So far five children from our area have died since the summer season. A toddler from Yulee, crawled through a dog door and drowned in the backyard pool. He was under the supervision of a 16-year-old babysitter…

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July 18, 2017

Summer Road Trip — Maybe Think Again as Airbag Recall Expands

Just in time for those summer road trips — Takata is expanding its unprecedented airbag recall to include another 2.7 million cars. This is in addition to the 70 million Takata inflators already recalled from 42 million cars.   Honda and Acura are the automakers most associated with serious defective airbags. It’s estimated about half…

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July 10, 2017

What You Need to Know if You Take Invokana for Diabetes in Orlando, Florida

If you take Invokana for diabetes (or Invokamet or Invokamet XR), then there’s some valuable new information of which you need to be aware. Invokana is produced by Johnson & Johnson, which is a huge manufacturer of medications, medical devices, and various products around the globe. In May, the company was informed by the United…

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June 30, 2017

Farah & Farah Client Wins $500k Claim Against Big Insurer

Insurance companies love to tell you they have your back and they are your good neighbor. But when it comes to paying out a claim, you see an entirely different side of the industry. The dark side of how Big Insurance works was very evident in the recently concluded trial of Farah & Farah client,…

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June 29, 2017

The 2017 Hurricane Season is Here – What You Should Know

Hurricane season in Florida has arrived. The season takes place between June 1 and November 30th for those states that border the Atlantic. Florida and our neighboring Southeastern states are affected by hurricanes which are ranked according to Category one through five. With Category One, sustained winds are 74 to 95 miles per hour; Category…

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June 29, 2017

Summertime Hazard — Parasitic Pool Water

Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning swimmers who dip into pools and water playgrounds this summer about outbreaks of a parasitic infection. Cryptosporidium, also known as crypto, is a parasitic diarrhea-causing infection that can make people sick for…

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June 29, 2017

Rare Breast Cancer Found in Textured Breast Implants

This is an emerging story about a possibly dangerous medical device that we find interesting. Researchers are finding a rare malignancy of the breast associated with a particular type of breast implant. The disease is anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has noted 359 reports of possible breast implant-involved ALCL…

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