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Atrium Hernia Mesh Litigation Grows, as Federal MDL Exceeds 2,100 Filings

Hernia mesh lawsuits involving Atrium Medical Corp.’s C-Qur mesh continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in the U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire. According the New Hampshire Business Review, 2,136 claims were pending in the … Continue reading

Metformin Lawsuit News: FDA Finds High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemical in Popular Diabetes Drugs

Mere months after reassuring the public that metformin was safe, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged that a new round of tests detected excessive levels of a potentially cancer-causing chemical in some extended release versions of the … Continue reading

Ethicon Physiomesh News: Federal Court Reschedules Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Trials

Thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits involving Ethicon, Inc.’s Physiomesh Composite Flexible mesh continue to move forward in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, where the first bellwether trial is now scheduled to get underway this coming November. Ethicon … Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuit Court Sets Deadlines for Initial Census

The Zantac litigation currently underway in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, continues to move forward, following the issuance of an order establishing  deadlines for the proceeding’s Initial Census. Zantac Lawsuits Undergoing 2-Phase Initial Census There are currently … Continue reading

South Korea Bans Some Metformin Products Over NDMA Contamination

Drug regulators in South Korea have suspended sales of nearly three dozen metformin products contaminated with N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a probable human carcinogen. According to the Yonhap News Agency, South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, 31 of 254 metformin products … Continue reading

Elmiron Class Action Lawsuit Seeks Medical Monitoring for Retinal Damage

The manufacturers of Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) are facing yet another lawsuit, this time a class action complaint that seeks medical monitoring on behalf of consumers allegedly at risk for retinal damage and vision loss. Elmiron and Retinal Damage Elmiron … Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuit Blames NDMA for Terminal Breast Cancer

The family of an Indiana woman who used Zantac for more than 30 years has filed a new lawsuit alleging a carcinogenic chemical produced by the drug was responsible for her death. Zantac and Cancer: What’s the Problem? According to … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson Ends Talc Baby Powder Sales in North America, Denies Cancer Risk

Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of talc-based Baby Powder in the United States and Canada, amid lagging sales and mounting concerns that use of the product could contribute to the development of certain cancers. Baby Powder Lawsuits and Verdicts … Continue reading

Imerys Agrees to Auction North American Operations, Fund Talcum Powder Settlement

Imerys SA has agreed to sell several North American units in order to resolve allegations that the company’s raw talc was tainted with cancer-causing asbestos. Imerys Auction Will Fund Trust for Talc Victims Imerys was a major talc supplier to … Continue reading

Appeal of First Monsanto Roundup Verdict Will Focus on Damages

A California appeals court appears ready to uphold the nation’s first Monsanto Roundup verdict, but will likely reduce the $78.5 million judgment awarded to the plaintiff. Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit Appeal to be Heard on June 2nd Dwayne Johnson, a former … Continue reading

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