Sandy Liebhard

Sandy A. Liebhard, a founding partner at Bernstein Liebhard LLP, has successfully represented plaintiffs in complex litigations for more than 20 years. As dedicated consumer advocates, Mr. Liebhard and his fellow attorneys have taken on some of the largest corporate interest in the nation in cases involving dangerous pharmaceuticals, faulty medical devices and defective consumer products. As an author for, Mr. Liebhard has written extensively on the litigation involving proton pump inhibitors (Nexium, Prilosec, PrevAcid, etc.) and kidney injuries; Risperdal and gynecomastia; the Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket; talcum powder and ovarian cancer; transvaginal mesh; power morcellators; defective hip implants; and more.

Mr. Liebhard is a 1988 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. He is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

New Jersey Supreme Court Consolidates Prolene Hernia Mesh Lawsuits in Atlantic County

The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to create a new Multicounty Litigation for lawsuits involving Ethicon Inc.’s Prolene hernia mesh implants. According to a Notice to the Bar posted on January 15th, all Prolene hernia mesh lawsuits filed in … Continue reading

Parties Propose Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuits for Bellwether Trials

The parties involved in thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. and its Davol, Inc. subsidiary have proposed specific cases for the litigation’s bellwether trials. Bard Hernia Mesh Allegations More than 3,560 lawsuits involving Bard and Davol’s … Continue reading

FDA Approves Generic Uloric, Despite Link to Life-Threatening Heart Problems

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved another generic version of Uloric, despite evidence linking febuxostat to life-threatening heart problems. Novadoz Pharmaceuticals, the USA-based sales and marketing unit for India’s MSN Labs, announced it had begun shipping its … Continue reading

3M Military Earplugs Lawsuit News: Federal Litigation Convenes 7th Case Management Conference

The federal court overseeing hundreds of hearing loss claims involving the 3M Company’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2, convened its seventh Case Management Conference on November 22nd, at which time various issues regarding discovery and bellwether trials were address. 3M … Continue reading

Breast Implant Lawsuits: JPML to Consider Centralization of Allergan Biocell Claims in December

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) will take up a motion to consolidate all federal product liability claims involving Allergan, Inc.’s Biocell textured breast implants during its December 5th hearing session in Austin, Texas. Allergan Breast Implant Lawsuits … Continue reading

Ethicon Prolene Hernia Mesh Plaintiffs Try Again for Multicounty Litigation in New Jersey

Plaintiffs who claim to have been harmed by Ethicon, Inc.’s Prolene hernia mesh products have asked the Administrative Office for the Courts of New Jersey  to centralize their cases in a multicounty litigation. The application was submitted on September 6th, … Continue reading

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Draws FDA Warning Letter for Tainted Losartan

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is taking Torrent Pharmaceuticals to task over substandard conditions at a plant in Taluka-Kadi, Gujarat, India. The facility manufactured contaminated losartan tablets involved in five recalls over the last year. FDA Inspection Found “Significant … Continue reading

3M Military Earplugs Court Issues 5th Case Management Order

Thousands of lawsuits involving the 3M Company’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2, continue to move forward in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida. 3M Military Earplugs Discovery and Depositions Progressing The Court issued the litigation’s fifth Case Management … Continue reading

FDA Slams JUUL Over Illegal E-Cigarette Marketing

Things just keep getting worse for JUUL Labs, the manufacturer of e-cigarette devices and vaping liquids popular among teens and young adults. JUUL Marketed as Healthier Cigarette Alternative In a Warning Letter published on Monday, the U.S. Food & Drug … Continue reading

New York Child Victims Act Allows Buffalo Plaintiffs Their Day in Court

Sexual abuse survivors throughout New York State are taking advantage of the recently-passed Child Victims Act to hold their alleged abusers accountable, along with the institutions and individuals who they claim enabled their victimization. Child Victims Act Lawsuit 4th Against … Continue reading

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