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Endologix Aortic Artery Aneurysm (AAA) Device Recall

The FDA has recalled the Endologix AFX device for safety reasons.  These devices were used to treat aortic artery aneurysms by providing a “hose” for the blood to flow through so that it does not fill the aneurysm and cause it to burst. Due to …

Court of Appeals decision helps workers

Our workers’ compensation attorney, Keith Semple, has recovered tens of thousands of dollars in additional benefits for his clients after the Oregon Supreme Court issued its decision in Caren v. Providence. Keeping a close eye on current workers’ compensation issues, Keith brought several cases to …

Drug Maker Agrees to Pay $15.4 Million

Pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt ARD LLC ) (formerly Questor) has agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve claims that they paid illegal kickbacks to doctors to induce prescriptions of the company’s drug “Acthar.” Sales reps wined and dined health care providers to persuade them to write …

Oklahoma Wins Opioid Trial against J & J

An Oklahoma judge has ordered drug maker Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state’s opioid crisis, which the court says has “ravaged” communities there. The state of Oklahoma previously settled with two other drug companies for a total of …

Frequently Asked Questions Following a Car Accident

Regardless of the cause, there are often more questions than answers immediately following a crash. Here’s a list of frequently asked car accident questions  that can help you sort through the confusion.   When should I contact a lawyer after an accident? If you are …

Illegal ICE Arrest Action Filed

Today Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton announced legal action against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on behalf of Isidro Andrade Tafolla. The firm is acting as cooperating attorneys for the ACLU of Oregon. Mr. Tafolla, a Washington County employee and U.S. Citizen, was illegally detained …

Allergan BIOCELL breast implants linked to rare lymphoma

Allergan has announced a worldwide recall of its BIOCELL textured breast implants after the FDA reported a link between these implants and ALCL, a rare cancer of the blood and immune system.  Of 573 cases of ALCL, 481 were associated with Allergan’s textured implants. If …

Fake bike helmets

With summer right around the corner, many people, including many children, are getting their bikes ready to ride. Most people know about the importance of wearing a helmet, and about the law requiring it for kids under 16 years old, but did you know that …