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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

Firefighting Foam Lawsuit News: DOD Sued Over PFAS Incineration

A prominent environmental group is suing the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) over contracts to burn PFAS-containing firefighting foam in communities across the country. Firefighting Foam Incinerated in Ohio, New York, and Arkansas According to Earthjustice, government documents obtained via … Continue reading

3M Military Earplugs Lawsuits Will Head to Trial in April 2021

The federal court overseeing thousands of personal injury lawsuits involving the 3M Company’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2, intends to convene the litigation’s first bellwether trial in April 2021. There are currently more than 5,200 3M military earplugs lawsuits undergoing … Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Litigation Sets Initial Conference Date

The federal multidistrict litigation established for what could eventually be hundreds of Zantac lawsuits will convene an Initial Conference on March 20, 2020. According to a Pretrial Order issued in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, on February … Continue reading

Study Suggests Proton Pump Inhibitors are Harmful for Breast Cancer Survivors

Proton pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, and PrevAcid  may not be the best choice for breast cancer patients, according to a study that suggests the medications could worsen cognitive decline among survivors. Many Breast Cancer Patients Already Experience Cognitive Decline … Continue reading

Belviq Weight Loss Drug Withdrawn from Market Due to Cancer Risk

Esai Co. is removing Belviq and Belviq XR from the market, after a clinical trial suggested the weight loss medications are associated with an increased risk of cancer. “As noted in a new Drug Safety Communication issued today, patients should … Continue reading

JPML Declines to Centralize Hotel Sex Trafficking Lawsuits

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has declined to centralize all federally filed hotel sex trafficking lawsuits before a single judge in one U.S. District Court. However, the decision does not mean the end of the litigation, as … Continue reading

Bayer Might End Private Sales of Monsanto Roundup

Bayer AG is reportedly considering a plan to end private sales of Roundup herbicide. According to Reuters, the proposal is part of ongoing settlement talks to resolve thousands of Monsanto Roundup lawsuits that blame the glyphosate-based weed killer for causing … Continue reading

Breast Implant Cancer Lawsuits Rise, With 6 New Filings in New Jersey Superior Court

Six women from around the United States are suing Allergan, Inc. over textured breast implants allegedly linked to a rare form of cancer. Do Biocell Textured Implants Increase Risk for Cancer? According to separate complaints filed in New Jersey Superior … Continue reading

More than 139,000 U.S. Military Veterans Pursuing 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuits

Millions of military veterans across the United States suffer from service-related hearing loss and tinnitus, including tens of thousands who blame dual-ended earplugs supplied by the 3M Company for their torment. “I Feel Like I am Being a Burden on … Continue reading

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