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February 10, 2021
Woman’s Nexium Stomach Cancer Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

PPI Heartburn Drugs Allegedly Increase Users’ Risk of Developing Stomach Cancer Manufacturers of popular heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec face another wrongful death lawsuit in the federal courts, as a Las Vegas man alleges claims the dangerous side effects of these medications caused his wife’s stomach cancer diagnosis and death. This lawsuit joins thousands […]

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February 8, 2021
Firefighter Gear Could be Toxic from Cancer-Causing Chemicals

PFAS Buildup in Firefighter Gear Could be a Hazard for Firefighters For decades, firefighters have worn bulky protective suits to shield themselves from the heat and flames common to fighting fires. However, reports now indicate these brave, essential workers could be at an increased risk of developing cancer due to dangerous chemicals found in their […]

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February 5, 2021
Bayer AG Reaches $2 Billion Roundup Settlement Over Cancer Claims

Roundup Settlement Could Pay Claimants up to $200,000 Bayer AG announced a $2 billion settlement to resolved future lawsuits over allegations that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer. The settlement, announced on February 3, still needs to be approved by the U.S. District judge presiding over the Roundup litigation. If approved, the Roundup settlement will cover […]

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February 4, 2021
First Ethicon Physiomesh Injury Lawsuit to Go to Bellwether Trial in March

Over 3,000 Product Liability Claims Filed Against Ethicon for Hernia Mesh Injuries The judge presiding over all Ethicon Physiomesh injury lawsuits released a trial schedule confirming the first “bellwether” case will go before a jury in March 2021. This early trial will address claims that Ethicon’s hernia mesh product caused severe complications and injuries, including […]

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January 30, 2021
First 3M Earplug Hearing Loss Trial to Start March 29

Over 200,000 Hearing Injury Lawsuits Filed by Veterans Across the U.S. Despite the ongoing delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. District judge presiding over the 3M earplug hearing loss litigation confirmed the first jury trial will begin March 29, 2021. This trial will involve claims brought forward by three veterans claiming their 3M […]

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January 28, 2021
Stryker Recalls over 200 Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Stryker has More Metal-on-Metal Hip Recalls Than Any Other Manufacturer As attorneys continue to review metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implant lawsuits, new reports indicate Stryker Corporation faces over 200 product liability claims in the federal courts. Each of these claims raises similar allegations that several models of the manufacturer’s MoM hip implants caused severe complications and […]

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January 22, 2021
Hernia Mesh Lawsuits More Than Doubled in 2020

Hernia Mesh Litigation Grows as Bard Trials Start in 2021 Even in light of massive holdups due to the COVID-19 pandemic, claims against hernia mesh manufacturers more than doubled in 2020. Hernia mesh lawsuits, which continue to flood in from across the U.S., allege these devices caused severe injuries and complications that led to the […]

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January 18, 2021
Tyco Settles Firefighting Foam Water Contamination Class Action Lawsuit for $17.5 Million

Justice finally arrives for a small Wisconsin community with the news of a multimillion-dollar award in a firefighting foam class action lawsuit. On January 7, Tyco Firefighting Technology Center agreed to pay $17.5 million to a group of Peshtigo homeowners who found their private drinking water wells were contaminated by toxic chemicals in firefighting foam […]

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December 23, 2020
UPDATE: Roundup Litigation to Resume Trials with Over Half of Cases Not Settled

Nearly 2,000 Cases Remain Unresolved in Roundup MDL Pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG announced in June that they reached Roundup settlements to resolve around 75% of the weed killer cancer claims against them. However, with nearly 2,000 cases still unresolved in the Roundup federal multidistrict litigation (MDL), a judge ordered dozens of cases to resume trial […]

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December 18, 2020
What is Metallosis from Hip Implants?

Metal Poisoning from Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Increasing reports reveal metal-on-metal hip (MoM) implants can cause a number of dangerous health complications. From hip implant fractures to complete device failure, numerous MoM manufacturers issued hip implant recalls over allegations that their devices caused severe injuries. One of the main injuries that individuals claimed MoM hip implants […]

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Our Blog Explores Legal Options After A Dangerous Product Causes Injury

February 10, 2021
Woman’s Nexium Stomach Cancer Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

PPI Heartburn Drugs Allegedly Increase Users’ Risk of Developing Stomach Cancer Manufacturers of popular heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec face another wrongful death lawsuit in the federal courts, as a Las Vegas man alleges claims the dangerous side effects of these medications caused his wife’s stomach cancer diagnosis and death. This lawsuit joins thousands […]

Read More
February 8, 2021
Firefighter Gear Could be Toxic from Cancer-Causing Chemicals

PFAS Buildup in Firefighter Gear Could be a Hazard for Firefighters For decades, firefighters have worn bulky protective suits to shield themselves from the heat and flames common to fighting fires. However, reports now indicate these brave, essential workers could be at an increased risk of developing cancer due to dangerous chemicals found in their […]

Read More
February 5, 2021
Bayer AG Reaches $2 Billion Roundup Settlement Over Cancer Claims

Roundup Settlement Could Pay Claimants up to $200,000 Bayer AG announced a $2 billion settlement to resolved future lawsuits over allegations that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer. The settlement, announced on February 3, still needs to be approved by the U.S. District judge presiding over the Roundup litigation. If approved, the Roundup settlement will cover […]

Read More
February 4, 2021
First Ethicon Physiomesh Injury Lawsuit to Go to Bellwether Trial in March

Over 3,000 Product Liability Claims Filed Against Ethicon for Hernia Mesh Injuries The judge presiding over all Ethicon Physiomesh injury lawsuits released a trial schedule confirming the first “bellwether” case will go before a jury in March 2021. This early trial will address claims that Ethicon’s hernia mesh product caused severe complications and injuries, including […]

Read More
January 30, 2021
First 3M Earplug Hearing Loss Trial to Start March 29

Over 200,000 Hearing Injury Lawsuits Filed by Veterans Across the U.S. Despite the ongoing delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. District judge presiding over the 3M earplug hearing loss litigation confirmed the first jury trial will begin March 29, 2021. This trial will involve claims brought forward by three veterans claiming their 3M […]

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January 28, 2021
Stryker Recalls over 200 Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Stryker has More Metal-on-Metal Hip Recalls Than Any Other Manufacturer As attorneys continue to review metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implant lawsuits, new reports indicate Stryker Corporation faces over 200 product liability claims in the federal courts. Each of these claims raises similar allegations that several models of the manufacturer’s MoM hip implants caused severe complications and […]

Read More
January 22, 2021
Hernia Mesh Lawsuits More Than Doubled in 2020

Hernia Mesh Litigation Grows as Bard Trials Start in 2021 Even in light of massive holdups due to the COVID-19 pandemic, claims against hernia mesh manufacturers more than doubled in 2020. Hernia mesh lawsuits, which continue to flood in from across the U.S., allege these devices caused severe injuries and complications that led to the […]

Read More
January 18, 2021
Tyco Settles Firefighting Foam Water Contamination Class Action Lawsuit for $17.5 Million

Justice finally arrives for a small Wisconsin community with the news of a multimillion-dollar award in a firefighting foam class action lawsuit. On January 7, Tyco Firefighting Technology Center agreed to pay $17.5 million to a group of Peshtigo homeowners who found their private drinking water wells were contaminated by toxic chemicals in firefighting foam […]

Read More
December 23, 2020
UPDATE: Roundup Litigation to Resume Trials with Over Half of Cases Not Settled

Nearly 2,000 Cases Remain Unresolved in Roundup MDL Pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG announced in June that they reached Roundup settlements to resolve around 75% of the weed killer cancer claims against them. However, with nearly 2,000 cases still unresolved in the Roundup federal multidistrict litigation (MDL), a judge ordered dozens of cases to resume trial […]

Read More
December 18, 2020
What is Metallosis from Hip Implants?

Metal Poisoning from Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Increasing reports reveal metal-on-metal hip (MoM) implants can cause a number of dangerous health complications. From hip implant fractures to complete device failure, numerous MoM manufacturers issued hip implant recalls over allegations that their devices caused severe injuries. One of the main injuries that individuals claimed MoM hip implants […]

Read More
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