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Cast Update: Nexium, Prilosec, and other PPI Drug Cases Selected for Pretrial Discovery

Nine PPI Heartburn Drug Injury Cases Chosen to Undergo Discovery for 2021 Trials Increasing lawsuits across the country claim proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs like Nexium and Prilosec increase users’ risks of serious side effects. Now, with thousands of cases pending in a massive multidistrict litigation (MDL), a new case order indicates nine of these […]

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Bard Hernia Mesh Trial Pushed to April 2021 Due to COVID-19 Delays

Bard Hernia Mesh Trial Pushed to April 2021 Due to COVID-19 Delays With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc throughout the judicial system, many litigations have found it necessary to readjust their trial schedules to accommodate COVID-19 delays. The Bard Hernia Mesh Multidistrict Litigation is among the many who have encountered such setbacks. A new case […]

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New Study Links Glyphosate in Roundup Weed Killer to Hormone Disruption

Infamous Herbicide May Cause Injury to the Human Endocrine System The number of studies linking the chemical glyphosate to adverse health conditions continues to grow with the release of a groundbreaking study. Research published in October 2020 indicates glyphosate, the controversial ingredient in Roundup weed killer, could interfere with human hormones, leading to reproductive or […]

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $120M in New York Talcum Powder Case

Woman Accepts Reduced Award for Mesothelioma Caused by Asbestos in Baby Powder Johnson & Johnson faces another massive payout over their talcum powder as a judge ordered the company to pay $120 million to a woman alleging J&J’s baby powder caused her mesothelioma. Originally, a jury awarded $325 million to Donna Olson and her husband, […]

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What is Product Liability?

There are dangerous products on the market. There’s no doubt about that. Every year thousands of lawsuits get filed against the manufacturers of some of the most popular products in the country, from children’s toys to prescription medication. For this reason, our nation created “product liability laws,” a set of legal rules concerning who bears […]

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Veterans Selected for 3M Earplug Injury Trials Receiving Hearing Tests

Judge Approves Protocols for 3M Earplug Lawsuit Plaintiffs to Receive Medical Exams A recently released case order approved protocols for bellwether plaintiffs in the 3M earplug injury litigation to receive medical examinations over claims that 3M’s military earplugs caused veterans’ hearing loss and injuries. This small group of military veterans each filed similar lawsuits against […]

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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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