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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

Uloric Heart Attack Lawsuit Claims Takeda Failed to Warn on Cardiac Risks

A woman from Illinois has filed a new Uloric lawsuit alleging the gout drug caused her mother’s fatal heart attack. Uloric Heart Attack Allegations According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, on May … Continue reading

Elmiron Lawsuit Alleges Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary Failed to Warn on Vision Risk

Elmiron lawsuits are mounting in courts around the United States, as more and more plaintiffs seek compensation for vision loss that allegedly resulted from long-term use of the bladder pain drug. One the most recent cases was filed in the … Continue reading

Allergan Hit with FDA Warning Letter Over Recalled Breast Implants

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Warning Letter to Allergan, Inc., asserting the company failed agency-mandated safety studies of now-recalled Natrelle gel-filled implants and Natrelle 410 anatomically shaped breast implants. Allergan Breast Implant Warning Letter According … Continue reading

Glyphosate Exposure May Increase Parkinson’s Disease Risk

A new study out of Japan suggests people who are exposed to glyphosate – the active ingredient in Monsanto Roundup – may be more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. About this Latest Glyphosate Study Epidemiological research has already suggested that … Continue reading

Medtronic MiniMed Insulin Pump Lawsuit Removed to California Federal Court

Medtronic, Inc. has removed a personal injury lawsuit involving MiniMed 600-Series insulin pumps to California federal court, asserting state court is not an appropriate venue for the case. Lawsuit Involves MiniMed 670G and 630G Systems The Medtronic insulin pump lawsuit … Continue reading

New York Child Victims Act Deadline Extended Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Adult victims of child sexual abuse will have five additional months to file certain civil lawsuits under the New York Child Victims Act, following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to extend the law’s one-year look-back window for decades-old claims. “Justice too … Continue reading

Research Reveals Possible Mechanism for Proton Pump Inhibitors – Dementia Link

A new study out of Sweden has revealed how the long-term use of Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors might increase an individual’s risk for dementia. Heartburn Drugs Inhibit Production of Vital Neurotransmitter Seven previous studies involving proton pump inhibitors … Continue reading

Federal Court Sets Schedule for First Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Trial

The federal court overseeing thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits involving polypropylene implants manufactured by C.R. Bard, Inc. and its Davol, Inc. subsidiary has established a schedule for the multidistrict litigation’s first bellwether trial. That trial is scheduled begin on September … Continue reading

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