J&J’s Attempt to Force Baby Powder Cancer Settlements Through U.S. Bankruptcy System Rejected For Second Time
Jul 31, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Tens of thousands of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder lawsuits filed by women diagnosed with ovarian cancer following the use of talcum powder will now be able to move forward through the civil court system. For the second time this year, a federal court has dismissed the bankruptcy filing of a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, […]...Continue reading

Trial Dates for Lawsuits Over Nexium, Prilosec Kidney Damage Pushed Back to October 2023
Jul 28, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

A series of three bellwether trials involving kidney damage lawsuits over Nexium, Prilosec, and other heartburn drugs will go before juries in October 2023, November 2023, and January 2024. The U.S. District Judge presiding over all lawsuits over kidney damage caused by Nexium, Prilosec, and other proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications has pushed back the […]...Continue reading

Tyco to Stop Making Firefighting Foam With Toxic Chemicals Next Year
Jul 26, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The announcement comes as the manufacturer faces mounting liability from firefighter foam lawsuits, claiming toxic AFFF products caused firefighters to develop cancer and led to widespread water contamination. Amid an increasing number of firefighter foam lawsuits and mounting regulations seeking to restrict exposure to so-called forever chemicals, Tyco Fire Protection Products has announced it will […]...Continue reading

Nearly 5 Years After Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Centralized in MDL, Plaintiffs Still Waiting for Settlement or Remand
Jul 26, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

With two more Bard hernia mesh lawsuit bellwether trials scheduled over the next few months, plaintiffs are looking for updates on whether a settlement can be reached, or when their cases may be remanded for trial. Following two previously held bellwether trials and nearly five years of coordinated pretrial proceedings in an MDL, individuals who […]...Continue reading

Lawsuit Against AFFF Manufacturers Alleges Firefighting Foam Caused Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Jul 26, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

A recent study highlighted how AFFF manufacturers intentionally concealed the cancer risks from firefighting foam for decades. A former firefighter says he and other emergency responders were unknowingly exposed to a risk of cancer from firefighting foam for years, because manufacturers failed to warn about the potential health risks and the importance of minimizing exposure....Continue reading

Researchers Warn that Side Effects of Nexium, Prilosec and Other Heartburn Drugs May Interfere with Breast Cancer Treatments: Study
Jul 25, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Taking heartburn medications like Nexium and Prilosec at the same time as Ibrance or other breast cancer drugs was linked to a 15-month shorter survival rate for women with advanced diagnosis. The findings of a new study warn that popular heartburn drugs like Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid may interfere with commonly used breast cancer drugs, […]...Continue reading

Lead lawyers appointed in Camp Lejeune litigation
Jul 20, 2023 by Diana Novak Jones

By Diana Novak Jones July 19, 20239:09 PM EDTUpdated 12 hours ago (Reuters) – The judges overseeing the litigation regarding contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune have named attorneys from Lieff Cabraser, Keller Postman, Bell Legal Group and four other law firms to a seven-member leadership team for the plaintiffs. The four judges […]...Continue reading

Voting on J&J Talcum Powder Settlement Plan in Bankruptcy Should Be Weighted and Ensure Eligibility: Plaintiffs Group
Jul 17, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiffs who have been litigating their talcum powder lawsuits for years question the validity of claims presented by individuals Johnson & Johnson now indicates support for a proposed settlement fund. While a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary is continuing to push a controversial talcum powder settlement plan in bankruptcy proceedings, a group of plaintiffs are calling […]...Continue reading

Coca-Cola Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over High PFAS Levels in Simply Orange Juice Products
Jan 30, 2023 by Russell Maas

The class action lawsuit claims Simply Orange contains levels of PFAS many times higher than those recommended by the EPA. According to allegations raised in a recently filed class action lawsuit, the Coca-Cola Company falsely advertises its “Simply Tropical” juice products as all natural, when in fact that juice products contain high levels of per- […]...Continue reading

Court Consolidates 40 Zantac Lawsuits Pending in New York State for Pretrial Litigation
Jan 27, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Zantac lawsuit filings have shifted to New York and other state courts after a federal judge issued a ruling last month that resulted in the dismissal of the litigation. With a growing number of Zantac lawsuits being filed in various different state courts nationwide following the controversial decision of a federal judge to dismiss thousands […]...Continue reading

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