Lawsuits

15 05, 2022

States Settle with Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

2022-05-16T18:03:13+00:00May 15th, 2022|

Prescriptions for opioids skyrocketed in the 1990s as pharmaceutical companies maintained that patients would not become addicted to opioid pain relievers. Healthcare providers prescribed opioids in massive doses, leading to [...]

24 03, 2022

Pfizer Halts Sale of Blood Pressure Medicine over Cancer Contaminants

2022-05-16T17:57:46+00:00March 24th, 2022|

In March, 2022, Pfizer voluntarily recalled its blood pressure medication, Accuretic, in addition to two generic drugs used to treat hypertension. Pfizer’s action was motivated by the discovery of nitrosamines [...]

27 02, 2022

3M Earplugs Class Action Settlement

2022-05-16T17:56:15+00:00February 27th, 2022|

Military personnel frequently experience significant hearing damage and loss, including tinnitus, due to explosive sounds in combat. They are routinely given special earplugs to help protect their hearing from loud [...]

10 01, 2022

Research Continues to Establish Link Between Paraquat Exposure and Parkinson’s Disease

2022-05-16T17:59:54+00:00January 10th, 2022|

Farmers, agricultural workers, and those who have lived near an industrial farm, and have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, may have a claim against the manufacturers of paraquat, a toxic [...]

24 09, 2021

FDA Finds that Philips Failed to Take Action After It Was Aware of Health Risks of CPAP Machine

2022-05-03T17:01:56+00:00September 24th, 2021|

In 2021, Philips recalled more than 15 million CPAP machines as a result of health risks associated with the degradation of the foam used in these devices to treat sleep [...]

29 07, 2021

CoolSculpting: Weight Loss or Worry?

2021-08-11T15:20:29+00:00July 29th, 2021|

You have probably seen advertisements for the popular “non-surgical”, “no exercise”, “no diet” weight loss procedure called CoolSculpting. But is it safe? When CoolSculpting came out in 2005, it was [...]

16 04, 2021

Mass Tort Cases to Watch in 2021

2021-04-16T21:35:45+00:00April 16th, 2021|

Mass tort cases are cases for individuals claiming injuries caused by defective products, bad drugs, defective medical devices, or other mass negligence perpetrated to a large group of people that [...]

14 01, 2021

Hernia Mesh Ruled as Not a “Lifesaving Device”

2021-01-14T21:55:13+00:00January 14th, 2021|

In a recent court ruling, hernia mesh manufacturer Bard was told they cannot claim their hernia mesh device as a “lifesaving device” in their upcoming trial scheduled for January 11, [...]

9 11, 2020

Current J&J Talc Lawsuit Update

2020-11-09T20:07:12+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is a very well-known company that has been making and selling personal hygiene products and many other types of products for over 100 years. But in [...]