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Zostavax Lawsuit Alleges Vaccine Defects Led to Death


A new Zostavax lawsuit claims that a Pennsylvania man developed heart and respiratory failure, as well as other fatal complications shortly after receiving the defective shingles vaccine.Doris Jean Johnson filed the Zostavax lawsuit against Merck & Co. on March 6 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She is presenting claims on behalf of herself...

Lawyers Expect 3,000 Hernia Mesh Lawsuits in Bard MDL by 2020


Recent court filings indicate that lawyers expect the number of hernia mesh lawsuits in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) against C.R. Bard to reach 3,000 by the end of 2019.Currently, there are only a few hundred hernia mesh lawsuits in the MDL. However, they all involve strikingly similar allegations that Bard concealed significant defects...

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Over Serious Injuries Continue to Mount


As more patients learn that many of the products surgeons have been using for hernia repair surgery during the past decade are dangerously defective, hernia mesh lawsuits against Ethicon, Atrium, C.R. Bard and other manufacturers continue to flood the nation’s courts.Recent court filings indicate that there are now more than 3,100 hernia mesh lawsuits...

Monsanto Must Take Dying Man’s Roundup Deposition


The court overseeing the federal Roundup multidistrict litigation (MDL) has granted a dying man’s request for an early trial and ordered Monsanto to take his Roundup deposition immediately to preserve his testimony due to his failing health from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from exposure to the popular weed killer.Currently, there are nearly 10,000 product liability Roundup...

Hip Settlement Expansion Should Resolve Most DePuy Implant Lawsuits


The DePuy Pinnacle hip settlement reached late this past year, covering approximately 3,000 claims, is being expanded to resolve most of the litigation still pending against the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary over knowingly selling defective metal hip implants.Bloomberg News reported Monday that J&J’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit has reached a settlement agreement that should resolve...

Roundup Lymphoma Lawsuit Says Monsanto Hid Cancer Risks


A new Roundup lymphoma lawsuit claims Monsanto actively concealed the weed killer’s life-threatening health risks and withheld warnings to protect its bottom line at the cost of human life.Dwight Alexy filed the complaint late this past week in the Eastern District of Missouri. His Roundup lymphoma lawsuit joins thousands of other similar claims pending...