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5 Common Lawsuits in West Virginia

2019-11-04T14:53:08+00:00

Don’t Delay - Call Pat Jacobs Today!  Client service and client satisfaction are our primary goals here at Jacobs Law Office. Attorney Pat Jacobs has over 40 years of experience successfully representing injured and disabled individuals in West Virginia.  Over the years, Pat thas represented multiple clients, all with unique situations and circumstances. As an attorney, Pat makes an effort to give each case personal and individual attention.  Numerous lawsuits could arise, but here are the most common [...]

5 Common Lawsuits in West Virginia2019-11-04T14:53:08+00:00

Weedkiller Roundup Linked to Cancer in West Virginia

2019-11-04T14:50:25+00:00

How a Product Liability Lawyer Can Help You Get Compensation   In 2018, a case was brought forth against Monsanto, the weedkiller manufacturer for the product Roundup. The plaintiff won the lawsuit after proving that his cancer was caused by the exposure to the chemicals found in the weedkiller. The jury awarded him a significant amount of money, though Monsanto still claims that their product is safe and will be appealing the decision.   What is in Roundup? [...]

Weedkiller Roundup Linked to Cancer in West Virginia2019-11-04T14:50:25+00:00

LAWSUITS FILED AGAINST ROUNDUP CREATOR, MONSANTO

2019-09-13T20:10:07+00:00

Product Liability Lawyer in Charleston, West Virginia Hot on the heels of two high-profile cases over the last year or so, Monsanto lost a third trial in a row as a jury voted against the company in relation to evidence that their famous RoundUp weedkiller can lead to cancer. The manufacturer was ordered to pay a monumental $2.055-billion in damages and still faces another 13,400 cases from individual farmers and gardeners. It is believed that they will lose [...]

LAWSUITS FILED AGAINST ROUNDUP CREATOR, MONSANTO2019-09-13T20:10:07+00:00

HOW TO FILE AN APPEAL FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY

2019-09-13T20:08:31+00:00

How to File an Appeal for Social Security Disability in West Virginia Contacting Pat Jacobs Beforehand If you have been rejected after filing for Social Security Disability in Charleston, West Virginia, then you may be able to file an appeal with the help of a Social Security Disability attorney. Thousands of residents in West Virginia apply for Social Security Disability every year, but less than a third are successful. People in this situation rarely know what to do [...]

HOW TO FILE AN APPEAL FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY2019-09-13T20:08:31+00:00

FILING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS IN WEST VIRGINIA

2019-09-13T20:06:10+00:00

What You Need to Know If You Have Been Denied Filing for social security benefits can be a tedious act to go through, especially if you do not know how to apply for such benefits correctly. At Jacobs Law Office, we encourage our clients to come in for the initial act of filing the application to get Social Security Disability questions answered. Though the initial application is done online, Attorney Pat Jacobs wants to help you every step [...]

FILING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS IN WEST VIRGINIA2019-09-13T20:06:10+00:00

INVOKANA LAWSUITS IN WEST VIRGINIA

2019-09-13T20:03:26+00:00

What Users Need To Know About Product Liability Several individuals have opted to Invokana lawsuits in West Virginia in response to deadly side effects and amputations resulting from the use of the drug. Some patients discovered the diabetes drug was directly related to their need for lower limb amputation, while others learned Invokana led to Gangrene. At this time, more than 1,000 lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson, the maker of the drug, in both state [...]

INVOKANA LAWSUITS IN WEST VIRGINIA2019-09-13T20:03:26+00:00

TALCUM POWDER LAWSUITS ON THE RISE

2019-09-13T20:01:20+00:00

West Virginia Product Liability Attorney Talc powder is used in a vast number of products. It's most known for its form in baby powder or foot powder, but can also be found in feminine products, deodorant, soap, and crayons. For a number of years, there has been a potential link between talcum powder and cancer. Lawsuits in West Virginia have risen due to the possibility that the use of talc powder caused certain cancers. Potential Side Effects of [...]

TALCUM POWDER LAWSUITS ON THE RISE2019-09-13T20:01:20+00:00

ROUNDUP LAWSUITS IN WEST VIRGINIA

2019-09-13T19:58:32+00:00

Product Causing Cancer Across The State In 2018, a man won a lawsuit against Monsanto on the basis that his cancer was caused by exposure to the chemicals in the weed killer, Roundup. The jury awarded him a significant amount of money, though Monsanto claims that their product is safe and will be appealing the decision. What is in Roundup that Might Cause Issues? The main chemical of concern in Roundup is Glyphosate. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [...]

ROUNDUP LAWSUITS IN WEST VIRGINIA2019-09-13T19:58:32+00:00

ESSURE LAWSUITS AGAINST BAYER

2020-01-07T15:13:28+00:00

Product Liability Lawyer In West Virginia Bayer has opted to discontinue selling the defective medical device, Essure, a birth control implant. As of July 20th, 2018, many women in West Virginia are still dealing with unanticipated side effects of this once popular birth control method. While women wished to have control over when or if they wanted to start a family, the side effects seen with this device were overbearing. Women who used this product weren't given all [...]

ESSURE LAWSUITS AGAINST BAYER2020-01-07T15:13:28+00:00

WHEN TO FILE LAWSUITS FOR DEFECTIVE MEDICAL PRODUCTS IN WEST VIRGINIA

2019-09-13T19:53:42+00:00

Modern medicine is supposed to help us, and most of the time, it does. Periodically, though, a medical product reaches consumer markets that have the potential to cause serious harm or even death. When these defective medical products cause damage, victims of the manufacturers' negligence are often entitled to compensation. It would be impossible to keep track of all the defective product lawsuits out there, but this article will introduce four products that have surfaced across West Virginia. [...]

WHEN TO FILE LAWSUITS FOR DEFECTIVE MEDICAL PRODUCTS IN WEST VIRGINIA2019-09-13T19:53:42+00:00