Why Are Inclined Sleepers Being Recalled?

The CPSC Warning Regarding Inclined Baby Sleepers On Friday November 1st, 2019, the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning that many thought was long over due: Stop using all inclined baby sleepers that allow an infant to sleep at a 10 degree incline or greater. This warning applies to all brands of sleepers. The […]

Johnson and Johnson Plagued with Lawsuits and Verdicts

The 8 Billion Dollar Verdict On October 8th, 2019, a Philadelphia jury ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay over 8 billion in damages and punitive damages to a man who grew breasts after taking Risperdal.  While spokespersons for the company have indicated they feel confident the 800 billion that represents punitive damages will be thrown […]

The Gilead Antitrust Lawsuit vs Mass Torts Lawsuits

The Gilead Antitrust Lawsuits Gilead has been sued by numerous plaintiffs across the country in a alleging that the company was aware of a safer alternative to their popular HIV treatment drugs including Truvada at the time they started marketing them.  The Truvada class action lawsuits over the safer alternative, however, are only one set […]

Johnson & Johnson Faces Criminal Probe Over Talc-Asbestos Link

As civil claims and regulatory actions against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson continue to pick up steam, a federal grand jury may turn up the heat even more. A Waxhington, D.C. grand jury is investigating allegations that J&J knew its talcum powder was laced with asbestos, but did nothing about the problem. Company officials admit […]

General Motors Fights Takata Airbag Truck Recall

For those who thought the long-running Takata defective airbag saga was over, think again. The automotive giant once again asked the National Traffic Safety Administration to cancel a planned recall of over six million trucks and SUVs.  GM’s lawyers first made such a request in 2016, less than a year after it originally agreed to […]

Johnson & Johnson Settle Hip Implant Cases

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson promised tens of thousands of people that its cutting-edge Pinnacle artificial hips would give patients more active lives. However, for many, their lives got worse.  So, after years of litigation, J&J and its DuPuy subsidiary agreed to create a $1 billion settlement fund for victims. The settlement covers about two-thirds […]

The Effects of the Roundup Settlement

Now that the dust has somewhat settled on the $2 billion verdict against Monsanto, it is a good time to look at what this development means to your and your family. Nationwide, the Bayer subsidiary faces roughly 13,000 Roundup lawsuits. Experts now predict that these cases may settle more quickly and on terms more favorable […]

Janssen Asks FDA For Use Expansion Despite Invokana Litigation

The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen now claims that its troubled anti-diabetes drug can reduce the risk of end-stage kidney disease in some patients, so it will seek expanded government approval for Invokana. This latest announcement comes on the heels of a new clinical trial. Janssen claims that in the Canagliflozin and Renal Events in Diabetes […]

$775 Million Dollar Xarelto Lawsuits Settlement

Five years after the $650 Million Pradaxa settlement, another drug company has agreed to pay big money to resolve claims that its blood thinner was a defective pharmaceutical product.  The $775 million dollar settlement covers roughly 25,000 individual lawsuits in both federal and state courts., however, this is not a class action settlement. These cases […]

Uloric Lawsuits Allege Failure to Warn of Increases Risk of Death & Side-Effects

Several Uloric lawsuits have been filed alleging that the maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, failed to warn consumers of know risks of serious deadly side-effects affecting the heart, kidneys, liver, bone marrow and other important parts of the body.  The Uloric lawsuits began after Helen Ge, a former safety consultant for Takeda Pharmaceuticals filed Whistleblower actions against […]

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