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What is mass tort? What are the differences between multidistrict litigation and class action lawsuits? Get answers by watching our attorney videos.

Is Homeopathy Dangerous? Problems with the Supplement Industry

The supplement, herbal remedy and homeopathy industry has become extremely popular in recent years. While some supplements may be helpful to people, others range from ineffective to dangerous. In this video, attorney Patrick Montoya explains the two main problems with the homeopathy and supplement industry. Video Transcription: Pharmaceutical litigation doesn’t only include those prescription drugs. Often times, we think of bad pharmaceuticals, we think of famous products that have gone wrong, like Fen-Phen for example, or Vioxx. But within the last 10 years, homeopathic medicines or natural herbs and remedies have become a fad, a fashion, a rage, and frankly they help a lot of people. But they are not regulated by the FDA. It’s kind of like the wild west out there in terms of supplements. So what you’re seeing is a lack of studies on things which can cause too many problems. One is fraud cases. We, you…
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What is a Forced Arbitration Clause?

AAJ President and Florida Attorney Julie Kane Explains Forced Arbitration Clauses Companies put arbitration clauses into contracts so they can force consumers who have been wronged to arbitrate cases instead of filing a lawsuit. In this video, dispute resolution attorney Julie Kane explains how forced arbitration clauses give corporations a license to steal from hardworking Americans. These contracts allow businesses to choose who will arbitrate cases, and where, at a great cost to consumers. As the President of the American Association for Justice, attorney Julie Kane is dedicated to standing up to businesses who deprive consumers of their basic rights. Video Transcription As president of the American Association for Justice, I’m excited and honored to lead this organization into 2016-17. We do amazing work and protect the rights of victims and consumers across this country. We’ve done spectacular work related to forced arbitration and are working hard, both with agencies…
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What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

Former Firestone Tire Recall Attorney Explains How the Process Works Class action lawsuits are legal actions against large corporations that have committed negligence and have caused harm to a large number of people. What kinds of defective products or consumer fraud have led to class action lawsuits, and how do people affected join class action lawsuits? In this video, Miami litigation attorney Mike Eidson explains class actions, what kinds of products can cause harm to consumers and how victims of injury due to defective products and harmful consumer practices can seek recovery. Our Miami law firm handles class action lawsuit cases from all over the United States. Video Transcription My name is Mike Eidson and I am a partner at Colson Hicks Eidson, a national class action law firm. When a large corporation does something that adversely affects a large group of people, a class action lawsuit enables all of…
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What Does the Plaintiff Steering Committee Do for an Auto Recall Lawsuit?

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorney Appointed as Lead Counsel for Personal Injury Track in Takata Airbag Product Liability Litigation When a class action lawsuit or multidistrict litigation is filed, there can be hundreds of victims of a defective product that need representation. In order to keep these types of claims organized, a judge will appoint a group of lawyers to form a plaintiff steering committee. In this video, Miami car defect attorney Mike Eidson explains how his law firm is frequently appointed to steering committees, using examples from famous auto defect cases such as Toyota’s Takata airbag recall and Firestone tires. Recently, Colson Hicks Eidson Attorney Curt Miner was appointed as lead counsel for the personal injury track in the Takata Airbag Product Liability Litigation. Our law firm serves clients nationwide from our office in Miami. Video Transcription Let me give you an example of Toyota. Over a hundred and fifty…
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Looking for Personal Attention from Your Lawyer?

Our Miami Attorneys Are with You Every Step of the Way When you hire a large law firm, it is understandable to worry that your case will be passed from lawyer to lawyer, and you will not be able to forge a personal connection with your attorney or get answers when you need them. In this video, Miami attorney Mike Eidson explains the priorities of our law firm and how we handle cases, even class actions with potentially thousands of plaintiffs. Our law office is located near Miami, but we serve clients nationwide as well as internationally. https://youtu.be/-dwZdSpt8us Video Transcription Whoever takes your case is in charge of your case, but they bring in other lawyers. We have the ability to staff a case with, sometimes you need five or six lawyers on the case. We handle huge cases sometimes with thousands of clients so we have a very sophisticated,…
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What is a Defective Product?

Miami Product Liability Attorney Explains the Types of Design and Manufacturing Defects Despite the efforts of government and private organizations to ensure the quality and safety of consumer products, including but not limited to the FDA, people continue to be injured by unsafe products. These products can be anything from machines to vehicles to defective drugs. In this video, Miami defective product attorney Julie Kane explains the shortcomings of product design and lists examples of defective product injury cases that our law firm has handled in the past. Our defective product attorneys offer legal aid for victims of unsafe consumer products near Miami and are equipped to handle defective product cases nationwide. Video Transcription: Well, you’d like to think that no consumer products are potentially dangerous. By the time things get sold to consumers in the United States, either they should be designed to be safe or they should be…
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