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New Jersey Supreme Court Asked to Centralize More Ethicon Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Plaintiffs have asked the New Jersey Supreme Court to grant Multi-County  Litigation status to  hernia mesh lawsuits involving Ethicon, Inc.’s Proceed Surgical Mesh, Proceed Ventral Patch, and Proceed Hernia System implants. The designation would centralize the cases in one New … Continue reading

Federal Panel to Consider 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuit Centralization in March

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) will consider a motion to centralize all federally-filed product liability claims involving allegedly defective 3M Combat Arms Earplugs during its March 28th Hearing Session in Washington, D.C. According to a February 13th … Continue reading

Federal Judge Mulling Settlement Track for Certain Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits

The parties to thousands of IVC filter lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. are working on a proposal to establish a separate track for cases that stand a good chance of being resolved through settlement. Court Begins Remanding Bard IVC … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Safety Under Scrutiny in U.S. Senate

Johnson & Johnson is facing more scrutiny over the safety of Baby Powder and other popular talcum powder products, this time in the United States Senate. Senator Demands Johnson & Johnson Talc Asbestos Docs Late last month, U.S. Senator Patty … Continue reading

3M Company Faces Mounting Legal Claims Over Military Earplugs Alleged to Cause Hearing Loss

The 3M Company is facing mounting lawsuits over allegedly defective military earplugs that were supposed to protect United States soldiers from dangerous, ear-damaging sounds. 11 Military Earplugs Lawsuits Filed Last Month The litigation began to mount last month, when 11 … Continue reading

Gadolinium Deposits from MRI Contrast Dyes May Pass from Tumors to Normal Brain Tissue

Researchers have discovered gadolinium deposits in the brain tissue of patients with primary glioma, suggesting that, after an MRI, the potentially-toxic heavy metal may travel from the site of a pathological brain lesion to adjacent normal tissue. How the Gadolinium … Continue reading

Wyoming Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit Alleges Glyphosate Exposure Caused Cancer

A Wyoming man’s recently-filed Monsanto Roundup lawsuit claims years of glyphosate exposure caused his cancer. According to his federal complaint, Jason Ochs, a resident of Lander, regularly used Monsanto Roundup weed killer at his property from 2008 through 2014. Prior … Continue reading

Sexual Abuse in the Southern Baptist Church Unchecked for Decades

Sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Church has apparently gone unchecked for decades, according to a damning report published this past weekend by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express.  Southern Baptist Sexual Abuse Victims as Young as 3 Among … Continue reading

Breast Implant Cancer Linked to 9 Deaths, FDA Warns Doctors

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning healthcare providers to be on the lookout for anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare cancer linked to breast implants. In a February 6th letter, the agency indicated it had received 660 … Continue reading

Catholic Church Faces New Clergy Sexual Abuse Scandal, as Pope Acknowledges Victimized Nuns

The Roman Catholic Church is facing yet another clergy sexual abuse scandal, after Pope Francis admitted that nuns have long been victimized by predatory priests and bishops. The Pope acknowledged the problem earlier this week, during a news conference in … Continue reading

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