Mass Tort News
Jun 06, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Mass tort cases take years to resolve. But if you choose to practice in these areas, you can benefit from significant settlement payouts. Many of these claims are based on a “contrived mass tort generation machine.” The cases are filed without vetting and then consolidated into federal multi-district litigations. Talcum Powder Talcum Powder is an […]...Continue reading

The Latest In Mass Torts
Jun 05, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Mass torts often involve complex legal and scientific issues, as well as significant financial resources and time commitments. As such, they require the expertise of skilled attorneys who specialize in this area of law. In this article, we will explore the latest developments in mass tort litigation and discuss how these cases are changing the […]...Continue reading

Chemours, DuPont, and Corteva Reach Comprehensive PFAS Settlement with U.S. Water Systems
Jun 03, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

WILMINGTON, Del., June 02, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (NYSE: DD) and Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) (the “companies”) today announced they have reached an agreement in principle to comprehensively resolve all PFAS-related drinking water claims of a defined class of public water systems that serve the vast majority of the […]...Continue reading

Jury Trial Underway for Talcum Powder Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson in California
Jun 02, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The trial begins as a federal bankruptcy judge weighs whether to dismiss another Johnson & Johnson bankruptcy filing tied to talcum powder lawsuit settlement negotiations. The first jury trial in two years involving allegations that Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused cancer is now underway in California, following a long delay in all litigation after […]...Continue reading

Eye Drop Recall
Jun 01, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

A major pharmaceutical company has recently announced the recall of one of its popular eye drop products. The reason for the recall is due to concerns about potential contamination that could cause serious eye infections in users. The company has stated that it is taking this action as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety […]...Continue reading

Veterans Should Look Out for These Scams
May 31, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Those ads offering to help with Camp Lejeune claims might not be legit. If you’re a veteran, be alert to potential scammers. By Elaine Silvestrini If you thought those Camp Lejeune liability ads all over TV are scams, well, the Veterans Administration says some may be. And this is just the latest in a line […]...Continue reading

Lawyer fees draw scrutiny as Camp Lejeune claims stack up
May 30, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

By: KFF Health News – May 29, 2023, 12:01 am By Michelle Andrews | KFF Health News David and Adair Keller started their married life together in 1977 at Camp Lejeune, a military training base on the Atlantic Coast in Jacksonville, North Carolina. David was a Marine Corps field artillery officer then, and they lived […]...Continue reading

Lawyer fees draw scrutiny as Camp Lejeune claims stack up
May 27, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Health News Florida | By Michelle Andrews – KFF Health News Published May 27, 2023 at 5:00 AM EDT Advocates and lawmakers worry high lawyer fees could shortchange those injured from toxic exposure at the military base after the Camp Lejeune Justice Act became law. David and Adair Keller started their married life together in […]...Continue reading

Firms Want W.Va. Camp Lejeune TCPA Allegations Tossed
May 27, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

By Peter McGuire Law360 (May 26, 2023, 3:51 PM EDT) — Two law firms accused of illegally soliciting clients for Camp Lejeune toxic water contamination lawsuits have told a West Virginia federal judge to toss a proposed class action, arguing they were not responsible for telephoning potential clients on a federal do-not-call list. In separate […]...Continue reading

Navy Lawyer Blames Lejeune Delays on Funding, Staff Shortages
May 26, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Exclusive Kaustuv Basu Senior Enterprise Reporter The Navy lacks the money and staffing to quickly review compensation claims from thousands of veterans poisoned by toxic water at Camp Lejeune, a Navy attorney acknowledged. In an email this month to claimants’ lawyers, Navy attorney Jennifer Tennile Karnes said nearly 500 law firms have registered to represent […]...Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuit Update 2023
May 25, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Many consumers have sued manufacturers and sellers of Zantac over allegations that ranitidine causes cancer. These claims are consolidated into multidistrict litigation (MDL) in federal court. In December 2022, the MDL judge dismissed most of these cases for evidentiary reasons. Plaintiff attorneys think the dismissals were a mistake and are now ready for the next […]...Continue reading

2023 Paraquat Lawsuit Update
May 24, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Paraquat is a highly toxic herbicide that has been used extensively in agriculture for decades. However, exposure to this chemical can cause severe health problems, including Parkinson’s disease, lung damage, and kidney failure. In recent years, the number of lawsuits filed against paraquat manufacturers has increased as more individuals have come forward with these health […]...Continue reading

6 ways to confront pesticide industry science denial and disinformation
May 22, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

An analysis of internal corporate documents, reported in our Merchants of Poison case study, details how companies like Bayer, and the pesticide industry broadly, spend tens of millions of dollars every year on tactics to mislead the public about its products and the sector. Like the tactics of the tobacco and fossil fuel industries, the […]...Continue reading

Chemical in groundwater linked to Parkinson’s disease
May 22, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Nathenael GemechuMay 21, 2023 New research has shown that continued exposure to the chemical solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) is linked to developing Parkinson’s disease – the fastest-growing neurodegenerative disease globally. A new study published in JAMA Neurology presents substantial evidence that prolonged exposure to the chemical solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) is strongly linked to the potential of […]...Continue reading

Exposure To Paraquat Can Result In A Diagnosis With Parkinson’s Disease Lawsuit
May 18, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Paraquat is a herbicide widely used in agriculture to control weed growth. It is highly toxic and has been linked to several health problems, including Parkinson’s disease. Paraquat works by disrupting the plant’s ability to produce energy, causing it to die. However, this same mechanism of action can also damage human cells and lead to […]...Continue reading

AFFF Firefighting Foam Lawsuits Allege Exposure To AFFF Can Cause Cancer
May 17, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) is a type of firefighting foam that is commonly used to suppress fires involving flammable liquids such as gasoline, oil, and jet fuel. AFFF contains a mixture of fluorosurfactants and hydrocarbon surfactants that enable the foam to spread over the surface of the liquid and form a stable film that prevents […]...Continue reading

Tylenol During Pregnancy Was Not Safe And Could Lead To Autism
May 16, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The use of Tylenol during pregnancy has been a topic of concern for many years. Recent studies have suggested that the use of this medication during pregnancy could lead to various developmental issues, including autism. While Tylenol is generally considered safe for use during pregnancy, it is important to understand the potential risks associated with […]...Continue reading

AFFF Injury Lawsuits To Be Selected For Second Bellwether Pool, As First Water Provider Lawsuit Set For Trial To Begin
May 15, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Judge cleared an AFFF water provider lawsuit to go before a jury early next month, as the parties select a second group of 28 other potential bellwether trial cases involving injuries caused by firefighting foam water contamination. With nearly 4,500 aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) lawsuits pending in the federal court system, and the first bellwether […]...Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson Seeks Interlocutory Appeal of Tylenol Lawsuit Preemption Order
May 13, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The trial judge determined last month that Tylenol autism and ADHD lawsuits are not preempted by federal law, and the drug maker seeks an immediate appeal of the decision before the litigation moves forward. After a U.S. District Judge rejected a motion to dismiss all federal Tylenol lawsuits brought by families of children diagnosed with […]...Continue reading

PFAS Chemicals Found in Commonly Used Pesticides, Study Finds
May 13, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Pesticides and insecticides could be another vector for PFAS chemicals into the environment and water supplies, in addition to firefighting foam. A new study warns that many common insecticides used on foods contain potentially toxic and cancer-causing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as forever chemicals, since they are known to build up in […]...Continue reading

Lawsuit Alleges Uterine Cancer Caused By Dark & Lovely and Other Hair Relaxers Resulted in Need for Hysterectomy
May 12, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Makers of Dark & Lovely, African Pride, and ORS Olive Oil products failed to warn women about the risk of uterine cancer caused by hair relaxers, according to the lawsuit. An Alabama woman has filed a product liability lawsuit alleging that years of exposure to Dark & Lovely, African Pride and ORS Olive Oil hair […]...Continue reading

Current Status of Johnson and Johnson Bankruptcy and Effects on Talc Suit
May 12, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Johnson and Johnson (J&J) have been making headlines recently due to its controversial bankruptcy process After its subsidiary, Ethicon, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2020 to deal with the liabilities arising from lawsuits related to pelvic mesh implants, J&J followed suit and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June 2021. However, the initial bankruptcy […]...Continue reading

PFAS, PFOA And PFOS In Water Contamination Near Military Bases
May 11, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The presence of toxic PFAS chemicals in drinking water supplies near military bases has become an environmental crisis that cannot be ignored. PFAS are also known to be highly persistent in the environment and are difficult to clean up. Several military bases have been found to have PFAS contamination in their drinking water. PFAS, PFOA, […]...Continue reading

Talcum Powder Settlement Negotiations Ordered By Bankruptcy Judge
May 09, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Mediations to negotiate potential talcum powder settlements were ordered by the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge who will hear oral arguments next month about whether to allow or reject Johnson & Johnson’s latest bankruptcy filing. A federal bankruptcy judge has ordered Johnson & Johnson and attorneys representing thousands of plaintiffs to engage in additional talcum powder settlement […]...Continue reading

Are Your Mass Tort Lead Vendors Subscribed to the FTC DNC Registry?
May 08, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

If your mass tort lead vendors are not subscribed to the FTC DNC Registry, your law firm can be fined for each call made by telemarketers. Access is available through a website set up by the Federal Trade Commission. Companies can access data for five area codes free of charge but pay a fee for […]...Continue reading

TCPA Extortion Claims in Mass Tort
May 05, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act was passed in 1991 with a laudable goal: to prevent prerecorded calls to consumers who had not asked for or consented to receive them. Unfortunately, the TCPA has become a magnet for serial litigators who are using it to amass huge amounts of money from unsuspecting law firms. Defending against […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune lawsuits slam North Carolina federal court
May 05, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

By Diana Novak Jones (Reuters) – More than 900 lawsuits against the U.S. government have flowed into a federal court in North Carolina since a law enacted in August enabled veterans and their families to bring claims for exposure to contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. The four judges in the U.S. District […]...Continue reading

Fake Leads in Mass Torts Litigation
May 05, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Fake leads are a common problem in mass tort cases. They can be caused by lead generators, law firms, or both. Fake leads waste a firm’s time and money but also tarnish the reputation of the legal industry as a whole.   A key problem is that lead generators don’t necessarily adhere to ethical restraints […]...Continue reading

Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis May Come Before Symptoms Appear With New Testing Technique: Study
May 02, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The new test could allow a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis years before the disorder begins to do damage to the brain, researchers say. A new testing technique could revolutionize Parkinson’s disease diagnosis, resulting in the detection of the condition years before serious neurological damage begins to result in symptoms....Continue reading

Lawsuit Alleges African Pride, Soft & Beautiful and Similar Hair Relaxer Perm Kits Caused Uterine Cancer
May 01, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Manufacturers failed to adequately test the hair relaxers and warn about the risk of uterine cancer and other side effects from the perm kits, the lawsuit claims. A California woman has filed a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturers of African Pride, Soft & Beautiful and Dark & Lovely, indicating that she developed uterine cancer […]...Continue reading

ZeroRisk Cases Helping Law Firms Grow Their Practice with Qualified NEC Baby Formula Litigation Cases
May 01, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Baby formula cases are a hot topic today. ZeroRisk Cases® is helping meet the needs of law firms to attract high-quality leads and expand their practice. Necrotizing Enterocolitis, or NEC, is a severe gastrointestinal (GI) health condition that injures or inflames the small or large intestines of premature infants that are fed cow-milk-based formula instead […]...Continue reading

ZeroRisk Cases Is Helping Attorneys Get The Best Clients To Expand Their Practice & Highlight the Importance of Consumer Safety in Hair Relaxer Lawsuits.
Apr 28, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The cost of beauty with hair relaxers has been unimaginably high. ZeroRisk Cases® serves attorneys who’d wish to fight for the victims and get them compensated for their injuries and illnesses. Over the past several years, an increasing number of consumers have come forward with allegations of serious injuries and health problems resulting from the […]...Continue reading

Talc Claimants Argue J&J’s Second Bankruptcy Filing Not Brought in Good Faith in Motion to Dismiss
Apr 26, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Johnson & Johnson’s LTL Management subsidiary still cannot show it faces the financial distress necessary for such a bankruptcy filing, talc claimants argue. In response to a second attempt by Johnson & Johnson’s LTL Management subsidiary to force talcum powder lawsuits through the U.S. bankruptcy system, a group of talc claimants has filed a motion […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune Tier 2 (and 3) Cases – Sadly, The Route Not Many Attorneys Are Taking!
Apr 26, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Camp Lejeune water contamination tragedy is one the most devastating disasters in the history of the US military. For decades, thousands of civilian employees, marines, and their families working and living at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina, were exposed to highly toxic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) through their drinking water. This led to countless severe health conditions […]...Continue reading

ZeroRisk Cases Revolutionizes Mass Tort Lead Generation with Proprietary Technology and Compliance Program
Apr 25, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Tackling the Fake Lead Crisis to Protect Innocent Individuals and Enhance Legal System Integrity in Mass Tort Cases Fake leads in mass torts cases pose a significant threat to the integrity of the legal system and can cause severe harm to innocent individuals. Unscrupulous law firms and call centers often use deceptive practices, such as […]...Continue reading

New Study Links Monsanto’s Roundup to Children’s Liver Disease
Apr 21, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Santa Clara, CA A new study has determined that metabolic disorders and liver diseases are increasing among youth and young adults. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley’s School of Public Health after studying mothers and children in Salinas Valley, California, have linked this disturbing increase to the use of glyphosate–the most widely used herbicide […]...Continue reading

Tylenol MDL Judge Invites FDA To Weigh In on Pregnancy Warnings About Acetaminophen and Autism, ADHD
Apr 21, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiffs say the invitation is unnecessary, saying their cases should not depend on proposed acetaminophen pregnancy warnings submitted earlier this month. The U.S. District Judge presiding over all Tylenol autism and ADHD lawsuits has invited federal drug regulators to give their opinion about the pregnancy warnings that could have been added to acetaminophen-based pain medications....Continue reading

Bankruptcy Court Allows New Talcum Powder Lawsuits To Be Filed Against J&J, But No Trials For At Least 60 Days
Apr 21, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Judge Michael Kaplan says he is skeptical this new bankruptcy plan, which includes a settlement proposal for all talcum powder lawsuits, will withstand a likely challenge by plaintiffs. Following a nearly 19-month stay on all litigation proceedings, a federal bankruptcy judge indicates that new talcum powder lawsuits can now be filed against Johnson & Johnson, […]...Continue reading

J&J Attempt to Settle Talcum Powder Lawsuits Through 2nd Bankruptcy Filing Facing Sharp Opposition
Apr 17, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The entire plaintiffs’ steering committee representing women pursuing talcum powder lawsuits filed in the federal court system has rejected the proposal. Leading plaintiffs’ attorneys indicate that Johnson & Johnson’s latest attempt to settle talcum powder lawsuits through another bankruptcy filing is unworkable and that women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and other injuries will not support […]...Continue reading

Hair Relaxer MDL Judge Appoints Attorneys to Plaintiffs’ Leadership Development Committee
Apr 14, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The committee will allow younger, less experienced attorneys to be coached on how to manage multidistrict litigation (MDL), so they can serve as leaders in future mass tort lawsuits. The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal hair relaxer lawsuits has appointed a group of attorneys to serve on a Leadership Development Committee, which is […]...Continue reading

Latest Update in Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) and Baby Formula Litigation
Apr 06, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

If you are a legal professional or a law firm looking to expand your practice, baby formula litigation is an excellent campaign to help you get started. Lawsuits are being filed against the manufacturers of Similac and Enfamil by parents whose premature infants were diagnosed with NEC after being fed these formulas. At ZeroRisk Cases®, […]...Continue reading

J&J Proposes $9B Talcum Powder Settlement Fund To Pay Claims Over Next 25 Years
Apr 05, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Johnson & Johnson talcum powder settlement fund was proposed on the same day a bankruptcy judge lifted a stay that was preventing tens of thousands of cancer claims from moving forward Facing the prospect of additional jury trials over its failure to warn about the risk of cancer from Baby Powder, Johnson & Johnson has […]...Continue reading

Third Circuit Rejects J&J Attempt to Stay Dismissal of Talc Bankruptcy During Long-Shot Appeal to Supreme Court
Apr 03, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiffs say there is little chance the Supreme Court will overturn the appeals court’s decision to dismiss Johnson & Johnson’s talc bankruptcy scheme. A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Johnson & Johnson to further delay proceedings in thousands of Baby Powder lawsuits and Shower-to-Shower lawsuits, after plaintiffs successfully argued that the company’s […]...Continue reading

What’s the Science Behind the Claim Hair Straighteners May Cause Cancer?
Jan 09, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Cancer is the second leading killer of Americans, after heart disease. There are relatively few substances that we can say with certainty cause a person’s cancer. But medical studies can show connections and probabilities. That’s the case with hair straighteners and the claim there’s a connection to uterine and ovarian cancers. What is a Chemical […]...Continue reading

3M Paying $4.7 Million Per Week in Costs Associated with Earplug Hearing Loss Lawsuits
Jan 09, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Rather than negotiating settlements to resolve more than 200,000 earplug hearing loss lawsuits, a recent bankruptcy filing details the millions in defense costs 3M Company has continued to incur. According to recent bankruptcy court filings, 3M Company has incurred more than $450 million in legal costs associated with defending thousands of earplug hearing loss lawsuits […]...Continue reading

Food Container Manufacturer Faces PFAS Contamination Lawsuit from Environmental Groups
Jan 03, 2023 by Russell Maas

Regulators have warned that a process of fluorination used on many food containers could lead to PFAS contamination of consumers. Two prominent environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over PFAS contamination against one of the leading food container manufacturers in the U.S., indicating that the toxic and potentially cancer-causing chemicals were knowingly applied to the […]...Continue reading

Special Master Appointed To Oversee Census of Tylenol Autism, ADHD Lawsuits Filed By Families Nationwide
Jan 02, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Census of all Tylenol lawsuits being pursued for children diagnosed with autism and ADHD may influence plans for pretrial discovery and early bellwether trials, which may facilitate early settlements. Growing number of Tylenol autism and ADHD lawsuits are being pursued by families, alleging that inadequate warnings have been provided about acetaminophen pregnancy risks Federal litigation […]...Continue reading

Judge Overseeing Military Earplug Lawsuits Indicates 3M Engaged in “Brazen Abuse of the Litigation Process”
Dec 27, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Court notes that 3M only adopted its current stance of claiming it is not liable for military earplug lawsuit injuries after juries ordered the company to pay $300 million in a series of early bellwether trials. In a scathing order issued last week, a federal judge has barred 3M Company from employing what she described […]...Continue reading

Pesticide industry disinformation: What’s at stake? Health, climate, and biodiversity
Dec 20, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

“The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.” — Garry Kasparov _____ On December 5, 2022, U.S. Right to Know released Merchants of Poison: How Monsanto Sold the World on a Toxic Pesticide,by Stacy Malkan, with Kendra Klein, PhD and […]...Continue reading

Consolidation of Hair Relaxer Cancer Lawsuits To Be Considered Next Month By U.S. JPML
Dec 19, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The number of hair relaxer lawsuits has continued to grow as more women link their uterine cancer, ovarian cancer and uterine fibroids to years of using chemical straighteners. At least 100 hair relaxer cancer lawsuits have been filed throughout the federal court system, with thousands of additional claims expected Each case raises similar allegations that […]...Continue reading

NEC Lawsuit Claims Preemie Suffered Catastrophic Injuries Due to Similac and Enfamil Infant Formula Products
Dec 19, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The premature infant developed NEC after being fed Similac and Enfamil infant formula products while in the hospital. An Arkansas mother has filed a lawsuit against Abbott and Mead Johnson, claiming her prematurely born child developed necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) after being fed Similac and Enfamil infant formula, alleging the manufacturers knew the cow’s milk products […]...Continue reading

3M Files Appeal to Overturn Combat Arms Earplug Lawsuit Bankruptcy Ruling
Dec 15, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

An appeals court has been asked to stay all lawsuits against 3M Company, while its Aearo subsidiary goes through a controversial Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 3M Company is asking a U.S. appeals court to overturn a Federal bankruptcy judge’s decision to allow litigation to move forward in hundreds of thousands of Combat Arms earplug lawsuits, which […]...Continue reading

Direct Filing of ADHD and Autism Tylenol Lawsuits Permitted in Federal MDL
Dec 14, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

A streamlined process for filing future Tylenol lawsuits over autism and ADHD caused by exposure to acetaminophen during pregnancy will allow the Court to coordinate the claims and allegations being pursued. Families are pursuing Tylenol lawsuits over autism or ADHD caused by exposure to acetaminophen during pregnancy Thousands of claims are expected over the coming […]...Continue reading

Dark & Lovely Hair Relaxer Caused Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis, Lawsuit Alleges
Dec 13, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Regular use of Dark & Lovely hair relaxer caused endometrial cancer diagnosis after an Illinois woman applied the chemical straightener to her scalp for decades. Dark & Lovely has been marketed as safe and effect for decades, targeting black women Studies have found a link between chemicals in the hair relaxer and cancer Illinois woman […]...Continue reading

Similac, Enfamil Formula NEC Settlement Talks To Be Held in October 2023, For Bellwether Selections
Dec 09, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The final four final bellwether selections have been identified, and a pretrial schedule calls for a series of Similac and Enfamil formula NEC settlement talks to be held before the first claims go to trial in 2024. As a group of twelve Similac lawsuits and Enfamil lawsuits are being prepared for early trial dates that […]...Continue reading

“They’re having to give a lot of that money back,” Mikal Watts speaks on Juul Settlement
Dec 09, 2022 by Christina Grube

By Christina Grube (MASS TORT NEWS) JUUL Labs announced thousands of case settlements in litigation over unethical product production and marketing to minors (MDL 2913, IN RE: Juul Labs, Inc. Marketing, Sales Practices & Products Liability Litigation). The E-Cigarette producer announced that equity investments have been secured to fund the settlements, though did not disclose […]

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Hernia Mesh Litigation
Dec 06, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Hernia mesh is a medical device meant to repair hernias. Most of the time, patients who use it don’t have problems, but severe side effects are common enough to result in tens of thousands of lawsuits. Like all defective medical devices, they may have been designed and sold with the best intentions, but the reality […]...Continue reading

Protect Camp Lejeune Victims Ensnared by Trial-lawyers’ Scams (VETS) Act
Dec 01, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Sen. Cramer, Colleagues Seek to Protect Camp Lejeune Vets from Unscrupulous Trial Lawyers WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) introduced the Protect Camp Lejeune Victims Ensnared by Trial-lawyers’ Scams (VETS) Act to cap the fees trial lawyers can charge in cases representing sick Marines and other individuals impacted by water […]...Continue reading

Zantac Litigation Overview
Nov 30, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Those who use Zantac may develop cancer as a result. The medication’s problem is possible contamination with a cancer-causing chemical compound. In 1988 it was one of the world’s best-selling drugs, but by 2020 it was pulled from the market due to the presence of a highly toxic substance. Those harmed by Zantac may file […]...Continue reading

Next Bard Hernia Mesh Trial in Federal MDL Postponed Until May 2023
Nov 29, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Delay comes as thousands of plaintiffs pursuing Bard hernia mesh lawsuits watch to see what impact the trial will have on average settlement amounts the manufacturer may offer to resolve claims. The next Bard hernia mesh trial was previously scheduled to begin Feb. 21, 2023 Court has postponed the start of the claim until May […]...Continue reading

Equate Acetaminophen Lawsuit Filed By Mother Who Says Wal-Mart Painkiller Led to Child’s Autism Diagnosis
Nov 28, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Despite years of scientific evidence, Walmart failed to add autism warnings to its painkillers’ labels, the Equate acetaminophen lawsuit claims. Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen in Tylenol, Equate or other versions of the pain killer has been linked to a risk of autism for the unborn child The lawsuit alleges that Walmart failed to warn about […]...Continue reading

Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Litigation
Nov 25, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

NEC is a potentially fatal condition mainly afflicting premature infants. Parents are filing lawsuits because milk-based formula can cause NEC. Formula manufacturers should’ve warned doctors and parents of the risks. Without that warning, they couldn’t make an informed decision about whether to use the formula or not. What is NEC? NEC is a severe gastrointestinal […]...Continue reading

Judge To Meet With Bard Hernia Mesh Lawyers As Settlement Talks and Preparations Continue For 2023 Trial Date
Nov 17, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

A third Bard hernia mesh lawsuit will go to trial in late February 2023, lasting about four weeks, unless settlement talks result in agreements to resolve thousands of claims pending nationwide. November 17, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Nearly 18,000 Bard hernia mesh lawsuits are pending in federal courts Bellwether trials are scheduled to begin in […]...Continue reading

Plaintiffs Propose Schedule for First Trial Over Baby Formula NEC Risk To Begin in Mid-2024
Nov 17, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Bellwether schedule would give parties less than two years to prepare the initial baby formula NEC risk bellwether claims for trial. November 16, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Lawyers representing hundreds of families nationwide who are pursuing Similac lawsuits and Enfamil lawsuits, involving allegations that the baby formula manufacturers’ failed to warn about the NEC risk […]...Continue reading

ADHD and Autism Lawsuits Over Acetaminophen Prenatal Exposure Cleared To Move Forward Against Walmart
Nov 16, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Walmart tried to dismiss two lawsuits filed by mothers who say they used the retailer’s Equate acetaminophen tablets during pregnancy, resulting in their children being born with autism and ADHD. November 16, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Lawsuits allege Tylenol active ingredient acetaminophen prenatal exposure increases risk of autism and ADHD Walmart filed motion to dismiss […]...Continue reading

One forward, three back: Court Order Undermines Effectiveness of Zantac MDL
Nov 15, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

By Christina Grube (MASS TORT NEWS) U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenburg’s recent order reducing the number of cancers accepted under the Zantac MDL 2924 may serve to undermine the purpose and effectiveness of the MDL itself. In January, Judge Rosenburg reduced the number of cancers from 10 to 5, removing certain cancers (breast, prostate, colorectal, […]

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Roundup Cancer Trial Ends in Defense Verdict in Missouri Court
Nov 12, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

It is the third Roundup cancer trial in Missouri which has ended in a defense verdict, and comes as the manufacturers face at least 10 additional jury trials nationwide in the coming months. November 11, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Studies have linked chemicals in Roundup to non-Hodgkins lymphoma Following massive verdicts in 2018-2019, manufacturers agreed […]...Continue reading

3M Argues About-Face Over Responsibility for Earplugs Linked to Hearing Loss Does Not Warrant Sanction of Waiver
Nov 11, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The MDL judge is considering whether to impose sanctions that prevent 3M Company from introducing new arguments years into the litigation, that it is not independently liable for hearing loss caused by the defective earplugs. November 11, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Juries have awarded millions in damages in 3M earplug lawsuits since 2019 3M Company […]...Continue reading

Court Approves Plaintiff Fact Sheet for Bellwether NEC Lawsuits Against Infant Formula Manufacturers
Nov 09, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

A total of 12 Enfamil and Similac NEC lawsuits have been selected for a bellwether program, where plaintiffs must complete a fact sheet providing detailed information about the baby’s use of infant formula and NEC diagnosis. November 09, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson The U.S. District Judge presiding over all NEC lawsuits filed against infant formula […]...Continue reading

What Injuries Can You Suffer from Asbestos Exposure?
Nov 08, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Mesothelioma/Lung Cancer Litigation These lawsuits cover two types of cancer caused by asbestos, a highly toxic mineral fiber that resulted in groundbreaking mass tort litigation. Asbestos was used in a wide range of products for decades and is still used in a limited number of products. Mesothelioma is a very aggressive and fatal disease. Lung […]...Continue reading

Aspide Faces Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Over Surgimesh Design Problems
Nov 08, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Lawsuit alleges Surgimesh failed only a few years after a hernia repair surgery, resulting in an infection, mesh degradation and the need for revision surgery. November 08, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A Georgia woman has filed a hernia mesh lawsuit against the makers of the Surgimesh, indicating that the hernia repair product was defectively designed, […]...Continue reading

What Injuries Can You Suffer from Talcum Powder Exposure?
Nov 03, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Talcum powder, a product used by Americans since the 1890s, is a potentially cancer-causing substance. As of late 2021, about 40,000 lawsuits were pending against companies involved in making and selling talcum powder, mostly involving Johnson & Johnson. The problem is so big, and the liability potentially so great, that the company is trying to […]...Continue reading

MDL Judge Pushes 3M Earplug Settlement Negotiations During Stay of Litigation
Nov 01, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Judge expects to make a decision over 3M’s liability in the Combat Arms earplug litigation “promptly.” October 31, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson In advance of issuing an anticipated ruling about whether 3M Company can be held independently liable for Combat Arms Earplugs developed by its now-bankrupt subsidiary, the U.S. District Judge presiding over the litigation […]...Continue reading

130 lbs. of Roundup Sprayed Over Every Square Mile in the U.S. on Average, NBC News Reports
Oct 31, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Iowa, Illinois and Indiana were the three states where Roundup was most heavily used, according to the findings. October 31, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A new investigative report highlights the widespread use of the controversial weed killer Roundup, which has been linked to an increased risk of cancer and other side effects, indicating that 130 […]...Continue reading

Court Identifies First Eight Bellwether Lawsuits Over NEC Caused By Baby Formula
Oct 25, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The lawsuits include both claims of injuries and wrongful deaths linked to NEC caused by baby formula. October 25, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson As coordinated pretrial proceedings move forward in the federal MDL established for all lawsuits over necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) caused by baby formula, the U.S. District Judge presiding over the litigation has identified […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit
Aug 16, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Camp Lejeune Lawsuits Individuals and their survivors who have lived at Camp Lejeune more than 30 days can file civil lawsuits against the Eastern District in North Carolina for damages for injuries caused by the contaminated waters. Before filing a lawsuit, however SS (h), the CLJA requires that all claimants go through a 6-month administrative […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination-Decades of Water Contamination
Aug 04, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Camp Lejeune represents the worst contamination of a public water system in American history. From 1953 to 1987 the water supply at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina was contaminated with dangerously high levels of carcinogenic chemicals. Marines, their families, and people who worked at Camp Lejeune drank and bathed in […]...Continue reading

What Chemicals Contaminated Camp Lejeune’s Water?
Aug 04, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

There could be a million or more legal claims against the federal government by those exposed to and injured by contaminated water at the Marine base over a 37-year period. What caused the harm? What injuries might these people suffer? The Veterans Administration states the water supply at the North Carolina military facility was found […]...Continue reading

The Bankruptcy Saga of Johnson & Johnson: Avoiding Responsibility or Being Responsible?
Nov 23, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

There have been many recent developments in cases filed by women claiming Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer. They’re signs that these cases have taken a big bite out of the company, and they’re trying to limit their liability, or provide for plaintiffs, depending on what side of the cases you’re on. […]...Continue reading

Why Your Law Firm Should Get Actively Involved in Sexual Abuse Cases
Nov 08, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Many attorneys joined the profession to make a good living, have opportunities to do the right thing, and help people in need. When you and your firm represent victims of sexual abuse, you can accomplish all these goals. Many of these cases, such as those against religious organizations or scouting groups, initially couldn’t be filed […]...Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuit-NDMA and Cancer
Nov 04, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

What is NDMA? Zantac lawsuits are now consolidated in a class-action federal court in Florida. So if you file a Zantac claim in federal court, your lawsuit will wind up in Florida.  According to the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), tests have shown levels of the chemical N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Sanofi, the maker of Zantac, […]...Continue reading

What’s It Like to Live With Parkinson’s Disease?
Oct 29, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

What’s It Like to Live With Parkinson’s Disease? If you represent people chronically injured due to paraquat exposure, there’s a good chance they will have Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder. Studies have found that paraquat, an herbicide, damages nerve cells. One 2011 study estimates those exposed to paraquat have 2.5 times the risk of having […]...Continue reading

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