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Attorneys in GM litigation seek access to all of automaker’s ignition-switch-recall disclosures
Lawyers appointed as temporary counsel in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors (GM) for lost value of its vehicles have told the federal judge overseeing the litigation that the automaker should submit all pre-discovery disclosures and other documents it
Florida hospital spent $24 million in taxpayer money fighting whistleblower lawsuit
A Florida hospital that settled a whistleblower’s allegations of fraud with the U.S. Justice Department earlier this year used millions of dollars in taxpayer money to defend itself in the case, Florida’s WFTV reported.
Celexa, Lexapro birth defects lawsuits returned to state court
Fifteen lawsuits over birth defects in children born to women who took the antidepressants Celexa or Lexapro while pregnant were remanded to state court, a federal judge in Camden, N.J., ruled. Attorneys for the drugs’ maker Forest Laboratories unsuccessfully argued
GM’s victim compensation fund praised by some and criticized by others
The compensation fund established by General Motors (GM) puts forth a message that victims of ignition switch failures will be fairly and justly compensated. However, some speculate that the fund is a diversion designed to convince victims to waive their
Abuse-resistant version of opioid Zohydro could hit the market soon
Pharmaceutical company Zogenix is hoping to get a tamper-resistant formulation of its powerful opioid Zohydro reviewed by drug regulators this fall and, if approved, begin marketing it by early next year.
Class action lawsuit calls for advertising campaign to warn of ovarian cancer risks with baby powder
A class action lawsuit has been filed against consumer health care giant Johnson & Johnson alleging the company’s baby powder causes ovarian cancer. The lawsuit claims that Johnson & Johnson was aware of the risks but failed to warn consumers,
Delphi Automotive CEO Rodney O’Neal set to appear for Senate subcommittee hearing July 17
According to U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra, along with Rodney O’Neal, the head of Delphi Automotive PLC, are set to face a senate subcommittee hearing next week. Delphi Automotive is the company responsible for supplying
Navy vet says Trader Joe’s fired him for reporting safety hazards, files whistleblower lawsuit
NEWARK, N.J. – A Navy Veteran who says his employer, a Trader Joe’s store in Westwood, N.J., fired him for reporting dangerous and unsanitary conditions, has fired a whistleblower lawsuit against the company.
Compounding pharmacy agrees to pay $100 million to victims of fungal meningitis outbreak
The compounding pharmacy that manufactured contaminated steroid shots that caused the 2012 multi-state fungal meningitis outbreak sickening at least 750 people and killing 64 has agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle claims from victims and their surviving
BBB warns of scams promising payouts for medical device settlements
The Jacksonville, Fla., Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers of a scam involving legal settlements on medical devices, and to be wary of callers promising big payouts but only after the consumer agrees to lay out cash.