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ECT Shock Treatment Litigation – Case Update June 2019

ECT Litigation Update (June, 2019) – The DK Law Group (“DKLG”) continues to litigate new actions on behalf of those injured by ECT.   In October of 2018, in Riera v. Somatics, LLC, the United States District Court for the Central District of California ruled that there was sufficient evidence for a reasonable jury to find

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ECT Shock Treatment Class Action – Case Update April 2018

By David Karen, Esq. April 21, 2018 The Lawsuit  As I reported in a previous blog, on September 11, 2017, DK Law Group filed a case against Mecta Corporation and Somatics, LLC, the two manufacturers of shock devices. The Complaint alleges that both Defendants, as the only two manufacturers that make and deliver shock devices, wholly

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How Litigators Can Use the FDCA to Protect Patients from Dangerous Medical Products

Everyone’s heard of the FDA: it regulates food, drugs, and medical products.  But not everyone knows how this federal agency works, or the statutory framework it operates under.  The Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Act (FDCA) imposes a long list of requirements on drug and medical device manufacturers, and its general purpose is to protect the

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Class Actions: The Best Legal Tool for Consumer Protection

In the modern world, where a powerful corporation takes advantage of its superior bargaining power, individual consumers may find themselves with few options to protect their rights.  Hiring an attorney can be expensive, and resolving a small commercial dispute generally isn’t worth the cost of litigation.  Nevertheless, when corporations engage in a practice of systematically

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Electroconvulsive Therapy Class Action Filed

DK Law Group LLP has just filed a class action in federal court against the manufacturers of Electroconvulsive Therapy devices (ECT) on behalf of every person who has been injured by electroconvulsive therapy in California since May of 1982. Our lawsuit is based on traditional state-law negligence principles, and the manufacturers’ failure to comply with

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