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3 Chhabra & Gibbs Attorneys Receive Honor from Jackson Free Press Best of Jackson, MS: Lawyers and Law Firms

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3 Chhabra & Gibbs Attorneys Receive Honor from Jackson Free Press Best of Jackson, MS:  Lawyers and Law Firms   Each year, the Jackson Free Press holds a vote to determine the “Best of Jackson.”  With categories such as best dentist, best dining, and best doctor, Jackson residents are asked to cast their vote.  This year, three Chhabra & Gibbs attorneys were voted some of Jackson’s Best in the Lawyers and Law Firms category.   Darryl Gibbs, Teresa Harvey, and Amanda Fritz were recently honored in the Jackson Free Press’ Best of Jackson 2018: Lawyers and Law Firms, publication.  Darryl Gibbs was named Best...

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Essure Sales Officially Over in U.S.

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Bayer Officially Stops Sales of Essure in United States Bayer has officially stopped selling the Essure birth control implant in the United States, the last country to stop selling the controversial device.  Bayer said their decision to stop sales of Essure was due to declining sales in the U.S., although they still stand by the safety and effectiveness of Essure.  The U.S. is the last country where Essure is still being sold.  Over 16,000 lawsuits have been filed by women who were injured, Bayer reported earlier this year, claiming they were not warned of the risk of side effects. Essure was approved in...

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Protect Yourself from Government Ban on Lawsuits and Damages

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Protect Yourself from Government Ban on Lawsuits and Damages There is an all-out attack on clients’ rights on the House floor this week through a series of bills. Each bill will have devastating consequences.  All of these bills were rushed through the House Judiciary Committee without a single hearing.  No testimony was heard from anyone impacted by any of these bills.  There is something that can be done to stop this and to protect yourself from Government Ban on Lawsuits and Damages. The series of bills included: H.R. 725: Over reaching by the federal government into disputes involving parties in the same...

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Essure Fetal Deaths Lead to Rise in Lawsuits

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A growing number of reports are linking Bayer Healthcare’s popular permanent birth control device, Essure, with serious complications including Essure fetal deaths. Essure is a form of permanent birth control approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002. Essure devices are made up of two metal coils which, during the procedure, are inserted into a woman’s fallopian tubes. The coils are allowed to set for a few months, allowing the tissue to grow in around them. At this point, once the tissue has grown in completely, the fallopian tubes are blocked entirely, intended to prevent pregnancy. The Essure device...

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Dangerous Obsolete Motor Oil

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For years, Dollar General has marketed and sold its Dollar General-brand motor oil to customers by saying its products are of equal quality but lower price than brand-name alternatives. What consumers do not realize is some of Dollar General's motor oil is obsolete, meaning it should not be used in certain vehicles. On the back of Dollar General's SAE 30 motor oil, in small print, it reads that it's not suitable for automotive engines manufactured after 1930. Two other types, SAE 10W-30 and SAE 10W-40, are not suitable for automotive engines manufactured after 1988. Using DG motor oil in your vehicle can damage your engine, engine components,...

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Increased number of Xarelto lawsuits underway

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An increased number of Xarelto lawsuits have developed recently, bringing the total number of  Xarelto lawsuits to over 13,000. Plaintiffs allege Xarelto’s manufacturers failed to properly warn them about the risks of bleeding associated with the anticoagulant drug. In just a few years, the group of Xarelto lawsuits has grown into a massive complex litigation coordinated by a single federal court. The Xarelto multidistrict litigation, or MDL, was set up in December 2014 by an order from the federal Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. That order consolidated 21 separate Xarelto lawsuits into a single action, to be overseen by U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon...

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Sierra Nevada recalls bottled beer in Mississippi, 35 other states

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Sierra Nevada brewery announces 36-state recall of select beers, including Mississippi. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. announced a recall Sunday of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA’s and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into the bottle. In a statement Sunday, it said the recall applies to eight different types of its craft beers, including its popular Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, purchased in 36 states across the Midwest, the South and East Coast of the United States. Mississippi is one of the states affected by the recall. “We have announced a...

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