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  • 20 Dec. 2016

    Essure Lawsuit Remanded to St. Louis Circuit Court

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs along with a team of other product liability firms recently obtained a remand of their Essure medical device cases back to a St. Louis, Missouri state court. Essure is a method of permanent birth control that has come under fire for the number of safety concerns raised by patients and cited in Medical Device Reports (MDRs) to the Food & Drug ...
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  • 16 Jul. 2015

    Weight-Loss Drug Qysmia® Linked to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    The team at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs is now actively reviewing cases from those who may have suffered adverse health effects through the use of popular weight loss drug Qysmia®. Qysmia is gaining an increasing amount of attention over its potential to cause serious side effects, including a particularly dreadful skin disease called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Manufactured by the ...
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  • 16 Jun. 2015

    Trinity Industries Ordered to Pay $663 Million by Federal Judge Over Highway Guardrails

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Last week, a federal judge in Texas ordered Trinity Industries to pay $663.4 million in a whistleblower case involving defective guardrails manufactured by the Dallas-based company. The lawsuit - filed under the False Claims Act in 2012 - also resulted in a substantial whistleblower award. Here are some details about the case: The case involves defective guardrails - known as ET-Plus guardrails - ...
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  • 1 Jun. 2015

    Takata Officials Announce Replacement of Volatile Chemical Linked to Airbag Explosions

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Last month, Japanese auto part maker Takata announced that it would be expanding its recall of U.S. cars and trucks fitted with defective airbags. The expansion brought the recall to 34 million U.S. vehicles, making it the largest auto recall in American history. 53 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide. As part of the recall, Takata admitted that its airbags contained a dangerous defect ...
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  • 6 May. 2015

    Partners Tommy Fibich & Russ Briggs Help Negotiate Actos Settlement

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs is proud to announce that two of our firm’s Partners - Tommy Fibich and Russ Briggs - were instrumental in the coordination of a $2.4 billion dollar settlement for Actos bladder cancer lawsuits. The settlement - which was reached on Tuesday April 28 th - is intended to compensate thousands of individuals who were allegedly diagnosed with bladder cancer ...
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  • 17 Mar. 2015

    Federal Highway Administration Defends Evaluation of ET-Plus Guardrail Risks

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Over the past several days, officials from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) - the agency tasked with investigating claims regarding the potential dangers of ET-Plus guardrails - have been zealously defending their investigation and analysis methods. The FHWA has been on the defense since being criticized for recently giving the controversial ET-Plus guardrail system a passing grade, ...
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  • 2 Feb. 2015

    Honda Links Death of Houston Man to Defective Takata Airbags

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Last Friday - January 30, 2015 - Honda announced that an airbag manufactured by the Japanese auto parts company Takata Corporation ruptured in a fatal collision that killed a man in the Houston area in January. The death is the sixth fatality linked to defective airbags in Honda vehicles, in addition to at least 52 confirmed injuries. According to a statement released by Honda, the Houston man ...
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  • 17 Dec. 2014

    Holiday Tips for Avoiding Dangerous Children's Toys & Toy Recalls

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    With the holidays upon us, many parents and families are closing out their holiday shopping lists. If you're shopping for children, or already have some toys you plan on giving children this holiday season, our personal injury lawyers want to remind you about the importance of product safety! Children's toys cause thousands of preventable injuries and deaths each year, and it's ...
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  • 24 Nov. 2014

    Attorney Erin Copeland Helps Secure Verdict for Transvaginal Mesh Victims

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs is pleased to announce that Partner Erin Copeland recently helped secure a substantial verdict on behalf of victims who suffered damages following implantation of transvaginal mesh. The verdict, awarded by a Miami jury, concerned four women who were implanted with Boston Scientific Corporation's Pinnacle device for pelvic organ prolapse. Attorney ...
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  • 12 Nov. 2014

    Record-Setting Number of Auto Recalls: How to Make Sure You're Safe

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    The news and headlines are frequently filled with reports of various cars and trucks being recalled. While this isn't all that unusual – automobiles are recalled quite regularly for one reason or another – you may have noticed that these types of stories are popping up more often than they usually do. This is because 2014 has seen a record-setting number of auto recalls from a ...
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Advantages of Working with Board Certified Attorneys

Our firm is proud to have three lawyers on our team who are board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Tommy Fibich is a board certified civil trial law specialist, and Russell Briggs and Jay Henderson are board certified personal injury trial law specialists. Board certification is a great honor-in fact-only 10% of practicing attorneys in the state have earned the right to be publicly recognized as certified specialists in their respective fields.