Mass Tort News

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 [...]

2 07, 2021

Surgical Staples Allegedly Causing More Harm Than Good

2021-07-02T19:38:49+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

Surgical staples are medical staples doctors and surgeons use to close wounds after a surgical procedure has been performed. But are they safe? Read on to find out how many [...]