Camp Lejeune Water Caused Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease, Interstitial Nephritis: Lawsuit
Sep 23, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Exposure to Camp Lejeune water caused kidney disease for a Marine veteran stationed at the base in the 1960s, who continues to suffer health problems that have impacted his ability to maintain steady employment, the lawsuit claims. September 23, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A former U.S. Marine indicates in a recently filed lawsuit that he […]...Continue reading

NEC Baby Formula Lawsuits To Be Selected For Early Bellwether Trials in MDL
Sep 22, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Ultimately, four NEC baby formula lawsuits will be chosen to be the first cases to go before a jury. September 21, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) baby formula lawsuits has outlined the process for selecting the first bellwether trial cases, which are designed to help […]...Continue reading

Philips DreamStation Lawsuit Filed Over Oropharyngeal Cancer Caused By CPAP Machine
Sep 22, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Lawsuit alleges Philips DreamStation CPAP machine carried no warnings of possible cancer risks from exposure to deteriorating sound abatement foam inside the device. September 22, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson According to allegations raised in a recently filed product liability lawsuit, the repeated use of a recalled Philips DreamStation CPAP machine caused orophyaryngeal cancer, after a […]...Continue reading

Lawyers for Women Pursuing Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits Tell 3rd Circuit J&J Bankruptcy “Built on a Foundation of Bad Faith”
Sep 21, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiffs are urging the court to allow talcum powder cancer lawsuits to proceed despite the bankruptcy filing. September 21, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A federal appeals court heard oral arguments this week from lawyers for women pursuing talcum powder cancer lawsuits, who are challenging a controversial bankruptcy filing by Johnson & Johnson, which they indicate […]...Continue reading

11th Circ. Asks How New Law Affects Marine Base Water Suit
Sep 21, 2022 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez · Listen to article Law360 (September 20, 2022, 7:17 PM EDT) — The Eleventh Circuit asked the federal government and residents suing over their exposure to contaminated drinking water at the Camp Lejeune military base to explain how a new law authorizing legal claims affects the litigation. A group of mostly […]...Continue reading

Motion to Consolidate Camp Lejeune Justice Act Lawsuits Denied By U.S. District Judge
Sep 20, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

More than 5,000 individuals have already filed notice of their intention to file a lawsuit under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, but the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has rejected a request to consolidate the pretrial proceedings early in the litigation. September 19, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Although […]...Continue reading

AFFF Lawsuits Over PFAS Chemicals Cleared to Continue, After Judge Rejects “Government Contractor” Defense
Sep 20, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Court rejected defense after finding that 3M withheld hundreds of studies on the risks of PFAS chemicals from AFFF firefighting foam. September 20, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson The U.S. District Judge presiding over all aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) lawsuits, including cancer claims brought by former firefighters and water contamination claims, has rejected a motion for […]...Continue reading

Judge Appoints Covidien Hernia Mesh Attorneys to Interim Leadership Positions in MDL
Sep 17, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The appointments are temporary until a permanent Covidien hernia mesh attorney leadership structure is determined.> September 15, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson The federal judge recently designated to preside over the consolidated pretrial proceedings for all federal Covidien hernia mesh lawsuits has appointed three plaintiffs’ attorneys to interim leadership positions....Continue reading

Roundup Exposure May Cause Convulsions in Animals, Earthworm Study Warns
Sep 16, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The convulsions linked to Roundup exposure were dose-dependant, suggesting a strong causal link between the seizures and the controversial weed killer. September 15, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Following years of concerns about the safety of Roundup, and a lack of independent research into the active ingredient glyphosate, the findings of a new study suggest that […]...Continue reading

Court To Evaluate Expert Testimony Linking Side Effects Zantac and Cancer Next Week
Sep 16, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Zantac Daubert hearings will be held by the judge to determine whether proposed expert witness testimony about the risk of specific cancers from Zantac is sufficiently sound to present to a jury. September 16, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A series of Daubert hearings will be held next week before the U.S. District Judge presiding over […]...Continue reading