Personal Injury Legal Representation in St. Louis and Beyond for Products Liability
Companies have a responsibility to ensure their products are safe and reliable. When company profits are prioritized over product safety, innocent Americans get hurt or lose their lives. All too frequently, it is only the threat of major litigation and jeopardizing the company’s reputation that motivates a company to recall dangerous and defective products.
OnderLaw, LLC specializes in representing individuals and families against large corporations. Our attorneys win meaningful compensation for our clients, and help exert pressure over major corporations to recall dangerous products and increase consumer safety. Our firm has represented clients in the aftermath of major product recalls, and is nationally renowned for its steadfast work on window blind cord litigation and hazard elimination.
Our attorneys use 3D digital technology to recreate an accident or injury caused by a dangerous product and work with a team of medical and safety experts to best prepare each case from every possible angle. If you or a family member has been harmed by a dangerous medical device or consumer product, we are here to help you through this trying time. You may face costly medical bills, debt, or the incalculable costs of long term medical care. You deserve fair compensation for your suffering and loss.
Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer has been linked to use of popular talcum powder-based products, such as Johnson’s Baby Powder™ and Shower to Shower Body Powder™, adult women under 40. As little as 4 years of regular use of use of talcum powder for perineal dusting can substantially increase the risk of ovarian cancer in adult women. Read more about talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits.
Bard’s inferior vena cava filters have been found to break, dislodge, and otherwise fail, causing serious injuries to the heart and lungs and resulting in significant health problems. Bard learned of IVC filter side effects in 2002 yet the public was not warned of the dangers until 2010 when the FDA issued its first warning on the matter. Bard profited for years while innocent Americans were harmed by this dangerous medical device. Read more about retrievable IVC filter lawsuits.
Essure Birth Control Complications
Essure is a contraceptive device classified as permanent birth control by the FDA. In the 15 years Essure has been on the market, over three-quarters of a million women have had the device implanted. Since that time, many users have experienced significant complications, often requiring surgery to remove the device and repair damaged internal organs. Essure lawsuits seek to compensate women for their injuries, pain and suffering. Read more about Essure birth control lawsuits.
Roundup Weed Killer Cancer
Roundup is a weed killer manufactured by Monsanto that has been labeled a “probably human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization, leading to Roundup being banned in a number of countries. Persons who have been diagnosed with cancer and lymphoma may be eligible to file a claim against the company. Lawsuits for Roundup cancer allege that Monsanto was aware of the risks, did not disclose the risks to its consumers and marketed the products as safe, all the while racking up nearly $5 billion in sales. Read more about Roundup cancer lawsuits.
Surgical Mesh for Hernia Repair
Some surgical mesh used for hernia repair has been shown to create severe complications, such as serious infection, organ damage and hernia recurrence, requiring additional surgeries to replace defective mesh and repair any other problems. Lawsuits for hernia mesh allage that the manufacturers marketed the products as safe and did not disclose the risks to consumers. Read more about hernia mesh lawsuits.
GM Ignition Failure
6 million General Motors vehicles have been recalled as a result of a defective ignition switch that causes the driver to lose control of the vehicle. When the ignition switch is bumped or jostled, the vehicle can suddenly lose power, causing a loss of power steering and braking capacities, as well as the dysfunction of life-saving airbags. Read more about GM ignition failure accident lawsuits.
Paraquat is an active ingredient used in many herbicides that has been found to be incredibly toxic to humans. Many farmers who use paraquat have developed Parkinson’s disease as a result of long-term exposure to the chemical. It has been banned in more than two dozen countries, yet remains legal in the US. Read more about paraquat lawsuits.
Power Morcellator Surgery
Power morcellators are medical devices used to mince and remove bodily tissues in hysterectomies and similar surgical procedures. These medical devices have been found to spread undetected cancer, causing an advancement and spread of the disease. Patients who were operated upon with power morcellators were not warned of the risk. Read more about power morcellator lawsuits.
Window Blind Cord Strangulation
Many window blinds and window coverings pose a strangulation risk to babies and young children. A series of voluntary standards created by the window blind industry have fallen short of keeping children safe, and babies continue to die of window blind cord strangulation each year. OnderLaw, LLC is a leading voice in the call for true regulation to eliminate the threat of dangerous window blinds. Having represented fifty families in window blind cord lawsuits, our firm is the leading attorney group working on this particular type of product liability litigation. Read more about window blind cord strangulation lawsuits.