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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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Court Upholds $3.6 Million Verdict Over Fractured Bard IVC Filter

A federal appeals court rejected C.R. Bard’s appeal for a $3.6 million jury award to be overturned over complications caused by a fractured Bard IVC filter. Currently, Bard faces over 3,500 IVC filter lawsuits in the federal courts over claims that Bard’s IVC filters were defectively designed. The jury’s $3.6 million verdict was awarded in […]

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Valsartan Recall: What is NDMA?

In early 2018 health officials discovered batches of popular blood pressure drugs like valsartan, losartan, and irbesartan were tainted by impurities known to cause severe health hazards to patients. Each of these medications belong to a drug class called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), which are used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure […]

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Firefighting Foam Companies Knew for Decades about PFAS Cancer Risk

Reports indicate manufacturers knew since the 1960’s that man-made chemicals added to firefighting foam caused toxic side effects and never warned consumers about the risk. Now, increasing individuals who were regularly exposed to firefighting foam indicate these chemicals caused their severe cancer diagnoses. Since the 1960’s, some of the most popular versions of firefighting foam […]

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Study Finds Invokana Triples Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

New research seems to confirm the numerous toxicity warnings about Invokana, the popular type 2 diabetes drug. A study published by the Annals of Internal Medicine found the side effects of Invokana and similar diabetes drugs may triple users’ risk of a potentially deadly condition called diabetic ketoacidosis. Last month, researchers funded by the Canadian […]

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Roundup Litigation and Settlement Decisions Delayed by COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to slow the judicial system, as yet another litigation decides to postpone legal proceedings. The most recent: the judge in charge of all federal Roundup weed killer lawsuits announced that proceedings in the litigation are postponed until November 2. Currently parties are working towards finalizing Roundup settlements for thousands of cases, […]

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Bard Hernia Mesh Bellwether Trial Rescheduled for Late 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold up legal proceedings across the country, hernia mesh lawsuits against C.R. Bard faced another delay as the court pushed the first bellwether trial to late 2020 or January 2021. Currently, Bard faces over 8,000 product liability lawsuits over injuries caused by their allegedly defective polypropylene mesh products. U.S. […]

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