Articles by Cody Porcoro

Web Design Expert Discusses Forensic Examination of Utility Company Website

This case involves an individual who was electrocuted by a downed power line. Following the incident, the defendant power company claimed that the power line was mounted to a private power pole that owned by the property owner. As such,…

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Electron Microscopy Expert Discusses Technique for Identifying Talc in Ovarian Tissue

The presence of talc particles in tissue became the pivotal point of a liability case that alleged baby powder manufacturers had ignored the carcinogenic risks posed by talcum powder. A woman decided to sue a large company following the discovery…

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Moldy Washing Machines Prompt Class Action Lawsuit

Owners of the same model and make of a front-loading washing machine decided to file a class action suit against the manufacturer after their machines accumulated excessive mold and mildew. The manufacturer had engineered residential washing machines with ribbed, convoluted…

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Woman Dies After Blood Thinner Use Due to Cardiologist Negligence

This case involves the death of a 55-year-old woman who was being treated for atrial fibrillation. She was prescribed Xarelto by a cardiologist, but soon started to complain of nausea, headaches and difficult bowel movements. Her concerns were not addressed…

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Patient Suffers Scarring After Using Cortisone Prior to Laser Resurfacing

This case takes place in Chicago where a patient underwent a laser resurfacing procedure but ended up with major necrosis on his left side which healed with scarring. The plastic surgeon believes the patient’s use of corticosteroids in the past…

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Unsafe Ladder Blamed for Fatal Workplace Accident

This case involves an individual who was severely injured when he fell off a ship ladder at his place of employment. He worked at a biopharmaceutical company and was responsible for turning off a boiler every night which was located…

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Thoracic Surgery Expert Opines on Leak Following Esophagectomy

This case involves an elderly male with stage 2 colon cancer and stage 3 esophageal cancer. The plaintiff underwent a minimally invasive esophagectomy. His CT indicated a suspicious leak, although the surgeon was not convinced it was a threat. Patient…

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Defective Surgical Warming Blanket Design Blamed for Severe Burns

This case involves a man who was admitted for a gastric bypass and in preparation for the operation, a Snuggle Warm Blanket System was applied to his chest/upper body. At the end of the procedure, the warmer was removed and…

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Woman is Seriously Injured After Falling From Gurney

This case involves a female patient being transported by EMS out of her home on a gurney. She was dropped onto the ground from the gurney while being transported from the house to the ambulance, causing a cervical fracture. The…

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Suit Alleges Cigarette Manufacturers Made Product Unnecessarily Dangerous

This case involves the development of lung cancer by a class of individuals after years of smoking. The dangers of the product stems from its addictive nature and the fact that the ultimate damages are seen only after years of…

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