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Johnson and Johnson files motion to dismiss baby powder-ovarian cancer lawsuit
Johnson & Johnson filed a motion in Illinois court to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit alleging the consumer health care company’s classic baby powder products increase the risk of ovarian cancer.
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
Maine woman sues makers of transvaginal mesh
Dory Ames from Maine is one of the latest women to file a lawsuit against the makers of transvaginal mesh claiming the device caused serious injuries. Manufacturers of these bladder slings face tens of thousands of lawsuits alleging the companies
Maker of tainted steroid shots reaches settlement agreement in meningitis outbreak case
Patients and their families harmed or killed by contaminated steroid injections made by New England Compounding Center (NECC) could start receiving compensation next year now that a $100-million multidistrict litigation (MDL) settlement has been reached between the plaintiffs and trustees
Class action lawsuit filed by Fitbit Force fitness tracker wearers who developed skin rashes
A class action lawsuit was filed against Fitbit by people who say they should be compensated for the injuries they suffered while wearing the company’s Force fitness tracker wristband.
Supreme Court will hear Amazon workers’ FLSA lawsuit
A significant labor case headed to the U.S. Supreme Court could determine whether workers are entitled to pay for all the time they spend in company-mandated security checks at the end of the workday.
Woman files lawsuit against makers of defective transvaginal mesh
“I get stabbed a thousand times a day,” Frances Shulte told The Gazette. The constant pain prevents the Coralville, Iowa, resident from comfortably moving around or going to the bathroom. She never dreamed that the surgery to correct a pelvic
Woman files Mirena IUD lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare
An Illinois woman has filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare alleging the company overstated the benefits of its Mirena IUD contraceptive device and failed to adequately warn women or their doctors of the serious health risks that it could cause.
Judge refuses to approve NFL’s multimillion dollar concussion settlement for retired players
A Pennsylvania federal judge has refused to approve a $760 million multidistrict litigation settlement agreement between the National Football League (NFL) and former players who sustained long-term injuries from concussions. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody said she was concerned that