Product Lawsuits

Do Baby Carriers Cause Hip Dysplasia?

Ever since the early 1990s, “babywearing” has become increasingly popular. Parents carry their babies around as they go about their normal daily activities, keeping them close and providing for a more secure parent-infant attachment. Baby carriers come in many varieties, including slings, wraps, soft-buckle carriers, and backpacks, but it has become clear recently that not… read more

The Danger of Fire-Fighting Foam

Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) is a type of fire suppressant used by civilian and military firefighters at chemical plants, oil rigs, navy ships, and aviation facilities. Exposure to this has been linked to cancer and many other serious conditions. Used to combat flammable liquid fires, AFFF was extremely useful. Unfortunately, while it may have… read more

The Link Between Vaping and Lung Disease

The meteoric rise of life-threatening lung disease associated with e-cigarette vaping has been alarming health officials over the last year. As of late November 2019, there were 2,290 reported cases of vaping-related lung disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Forty-seven people are confirmed to have lost their lives due to… read more

Diagnosed With EVALI Illness From Vaping? Here’s What You Should Know

Illnesses caused by e-cigarette usage have become so prevalent that the medical community now refers to the common group of vaping-related symptoms and conditions as “e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury,” or EVALI. Chaffin Luhana represents e-cigarette users who have been diagnosed with EVALI illness and who seek to recover compensation for the… read more

5 Dangers of Vaping

Vaping is not just “an alternative to cigarettes.” There is still a lot about vaping we don’t know, and these products have yet to be regulated. What we do know is not good news: vaping has been linked with heart failure, lung failure, explosions, deaths, and addiction. Chaffin Luhana is providing free consultations to concerned… read more

Vaping Linked to Increased Rates of Stroke and Heart Attacks

Vaping devices quickly gained popularity with consumers after electronic cigarettes were marketed as a safer alternative to traditional smoking in 2007. However, after securing a consumer market of now more than 41 million users, many of them children and young adults, e-cigarettes and vapes became linked to sudden illnesses and deaths. Now, health officials are… read more

Can You Get Chemical Pneumonia From Vaping?

Contrary to some representations from the companies that make e-cigarettes and related products, vaping is not an entirely risk-free alternative to tobacco smoking. Although the research is not complete or definitive, chemical pneumonia appears to be one of the many risks associated with vaping.   Chaffin Luhana is currently investigating claims of e-cigarette users who… read more

E-Cigarette Explosions

E-cigarette batteries squeeze volatile chemicals into a small and tight package. When that package ruptures or the battery shorts out, those chemicals might erupt with an explosive force that can cause serious injuries. If you have suffered injuries from an exploding battery, the defective product attorneys at Chaffin Luhana have the technical knowledge and experience… read more

Roundup: What You Need to Know About Potential Links to Cancer

Chaffin Luhana LLP is pleased to provide you with Living Safer, your magazine for all things related to safety. Please consider reading the cover story on Roundup weed killer. The story dives into why many worry Roundup is to blame for thousands of cancer diagnoses and deaths.  It also provides insight into the science behind… read more

New Study Shows E-Cigarette Solutions May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

New research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that regular use of e-cigarettes harms blood vessel function, causing damage that often precedes cardiovascular disease. While many smokers have turned to “vaping” thinking that e-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes, studies like these show that e-cigarettes may not be as benign… read more