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Texas Man Claims Toxic Firefighting Foam Caused Skin Cancer

A newly filed lawsuit claims toxic chemicals in aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) caused a Texas firefighter to develop skin cancer. This product liability lawsuit joins hundreds of others from across the nation, each raising similar allegations that firefighting foam manufacturers failed to warn the public about the cancer risks of using their foams. Filed in […]

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Study Finds PPI Heartburn Drugs Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

An alarming study adds to the safety concerns of drugs like Nexium and Prilosec, as researchers uncovered proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. This study comes amid massive litigation against PPI heartburn medication manufacturers for making their drugs unreasonably dangerous and causing injuries like bone fractures and kidney […]

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$100 Million Talcum Powder Settlement Reached for 1,000 Cancer Lawsuits

A report released by Bloomberg indicates Johnson & Johnson plans to settle over 1,000 lawsuits alleging their talc-based products caused consumers’ cancer diagnoses. This settlement, amounting to over $100 million, comes after four years of intensive litigation, where the pharmaceutical giant faced massive losses in court over the carcinogenic, or cancer-causing, properties of their talcum […]

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Why Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Why Should I Hire an Attorney After an Accident? After being in an accident or being harmed by negligence, many people don’t think they need to hire a lawyer, specifically a personal injury lawyer. Some try to handle their case on their own, rely on family members’ advice, or go along with whatever the insurance […]

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Bard Reaches $60 Million Settlement with States Over Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

C.R. Bard, a unit of Becton Dickinson, agreed to pay $60 million to 48 states to settle the thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits filed against them. In recent years, women nationwide have filed complaints over the company’s marketing of pelvic mesh products, which caused severe and unbearable injuries, many of them requiring a painful revision […]

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First PPI Heartburn Drug Lawsuits to be Chosen for 2021 Bellwether Trials

Manufacturers of PPI heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec face over thousands of lawsuits nationwide over allegations that these medications cause severe side effects. Now, with over 13,000 lawsuits pending in the federal court system, a small group of representative PPI heartburn drug cases will soon be selected and scheduled for trial in 2021. Over […]

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Washington Attorney General Files JUUL Lawsuit for Advertising to Children

Washington joins other states across the country in filing a lawsuit against JUUL Labs, the manufacturers of JUUL vape pods and e-cigarettes. The state’s attorney general alleges that JUUL Labs illegally marketed their vaping products at children, spurring a youth vaping epidemic across the state and country. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the […]

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JUUL Addiction Lawsuits to be Scheduled for Trial in 2022

The U.S. District Judge overseeing all JUUL addiction lawsuits announced the first trial in the litigation will likely go before a trial in early 2022. Currently over 900 product liability lawsuits have been filed in the federal court system over claims that JUUL vaping pods caused young adults and teens to develop severe nicotine addictions […]

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COVID-19 Puts Zofran Injury Litigation on Hold

The first bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation addressing Zofran injury lawsuits has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Currently over 500 product liability lawsuits have been filed against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the manufacturers of Zofran, over claims that their medication can cause birth defects when taken by pregnant women. Originally the trial was scheduled […]

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Michigan Attorney General Files Firefighting Foam Lawsuits in State and Federal Courts

Michigan’s Attorney General filed two new lawsuits in the federal and state courts over damages to the state caused by toxic firefighting foam known as AFFF. AFFF—aqueous film-forming foam, has been found to contain dangerous chemicals that not only contaminated Michigan’s resources but caused severe side effects in persons exposed to the foam. Attorney General […]

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