Eye Drop Recall After Bacterial Occurrence
Jun 01, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The Food and Drug Administration has issued recalls for a variety of eye drops after an outbreak of a rare bacteria infection found in 81 people, including 4 deaths, the CDC says. The bacterial strain, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, can also trigger debilitating eye infections that lead to permanent blindness and even require surgical removal of the […]...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 awaiting compensation after being exposed to toxic water at Camp Lejeune
May 30, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Glenn Counts, wsoctv.com May 29, 2023 at 11:15 pm EDT CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Thousands of veterans are still awaiting compensation after being exposed to toxic water while stationed at Camp Lejeune. Last year, the PACT Act was passed after it was discovered that the drinking water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated with a number […]...Continue reading

More Than 60,000 Camp Lejeune Water Poisoning Claims Submitted by Injured Veterans, Family Members: Report
May 26, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

A Navy attorney says the U.S. government has not allocated adequate resources to process and resolve Camp Lejeune water poisoning lawsuits in a timely fashion. A U.S. Navy lawyer estimated that at least 60,000 Camp Lejeune water poisoning claims have already been submitted to the U.S. Government by former service members, their families, and others […]...Continue reading

What Is the Status of Camp Lejeune Toxic Water Claims?
May 25, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Overwhelming Number of Camp Lejeune Lawsuits Before North Carolina Federal Court Legal Examiner Staffer May 24, 2023 Since President Biden signed the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act in August 2022, the four judges overseeing Camp Lejeune lawsuits against the U.S. government are dealing with three times the number of expected court […]...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

Camp Lejeune Injury Lawyers Seek Leadership Roles in Consolidated Court Proceedings
May 24, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Lawyers chosen for leadership roles will take actions that benefit all plaintiffs pursuing a Camp Lejeune injury lawsuit over contaminated water on the Marine base. A group of federal judges in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina are accepting applications this week from Camp Lejeune injury lawyers seeking to serve […]...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

Cost to Clean Up Firefighter Foam Contamination At Military Bases Could Exceed $31B: Report
May 23, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The Pentagon is asking Congress for far less than is needed to clean up PFAS chemicals from firefighter foam water contamination at military bases, the report warns. A new report estimates that it will cost more than $30 billion to clean up toxic chemicals left behind by the use of firefighter foam on U.S. military […]...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

Eyedrops Recalled Due to Potential Link to Blindness and Death
May 19, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The CDC says the tainted eye drops were linked to an outbreak of the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which is deadly in hospitals and other health care settings. The bacteria has killed three people and caused 68 infections in 16 states. Eight patients have lost vision and four had to have their eyeballs surgically removed. Pseudomonas […]...Continue reading

Judge Seeks To Clean Up Paraquat Lawsuits Pending on MDL Docket As Cases Move Toward Trial
May 18, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The Court seeks to weed out Paraquat lawsuits based on implausible theories of proof or which may have been improperly filed on behalf of deceased plaintiffs. The U.S. District Judge presiding over more than 3,800 Paraquat Parkinson’s disease lawsuits has ordered lawyers to take certain steps to clean up the multidistrict litigation (MDL) docket, including […]...Continue reading

Lawmakers Press Navy to Accelerate Camp Lejeune Poisoning Claims
May 18, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Kaustuv Basu Senior Enterprise Reporter A bipartisan group of lawmakers is demanding to know why the Navy has settled few if any cases of toxic water poisoning at the Camp Lejeune Marine Base nine months after President Biden signed a bill setting up a process to resolve veterans’ health claims. The ratcheting up of pressure […]...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

Veterans exposed to chemical at Camp Lejeune faced a 70% higher Parkinson’s risk, study says
May 16, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

By Jen Christensen, CNN Marines who were stationed at Camp Lejeune had a 70% higher risk of Parkinson’s disease than veterans who served at a post across the country, a new study found. The difference may have been in the Camp Lejeune vets’ exposure to a chemical known as trichloroethylene (TCE), a ubiquitous environmental contaminant, […]...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

Lawsuit Alleges Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune Caused Fatty Liver Disease
May 10, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Contaminated water at Camp Lejeune led to a condition that could lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver failure, the lawsuit warns. A Marine veteran has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, alleging that contaminated water at Camp Lejeune caused fatty liver disease, or hepatic steatosis, which was diagnosed after he was stationed […]...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

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

Master Docket Established for Camp Lejeune Lawsuit Management in North Carolina Court
Apr 28, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The Court will consider appointing a group of Camp Lejeune lawyers to plaintiffs’ leadership positions, as processes are established to help manage pretrial proceedings in the growing litigation. Federal judges in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina have agreed to establish a Master Docket for all Camp Lejeune lawsuits, as […]...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

Camp Lejeune Lawsuit – A Look into Tier 2 Cases
Apr 24, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Camp Lejeune was a United States Marine Corps base in North Carolina contaminated with Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in its drinking water from the 1950s through the 1980s. The contamination has been linked to numerous health problems, including cancer, birth defects, and other illnesses. Many legal cases have been brought on behalf of individuals affected […]...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

DOJ Granted Extension For Filing Camp Lejeune Lawsuit Answers, Awaiting Court’s Decision on Procedures
Apr 19, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

With a growing number of lawsuits over Camp Lejeune water contamination being filed, the U.S. government asked for additional time to file individual answers in each case, since the Court may establish coordinated pretrial proceedings. A federal judge has granted the U.S. Department of Justice’s request for additional time before it needs to file responsive […]...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

Tylenol Pregnancy Warnings About Autism and ADHD Risk Proposed By Plaintiffs in Federal MDL
Apr 12, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The federal judge presiding over lawsuits brought by families nationwide asked plaintiffs’ lawyers to propose Tylenol pregnancy warnings that should have been added to the painkiller acetaminophen. With Johnson & Johnson and other drug makers facing a growing number of Tylenol lawsuits brought by families of children diagnosed with autism or ADHD after exposure to […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune Class Action Lawsuit
Apr 09, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Camp Lejeune lawyers have joined with the government’s attorneys to file a joint memorandum requesting coordination or partial consolidation and the issuance of an initial case management order for all Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 lawsuits.  If this motion is granted, there will technically not be a Camp Lejuene class action lawsuit.  But consolidation […]...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

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

Umbilical Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Over Covidien Symbotex Design Defects
Jan 26, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The lawsuit alleges Covidien Symbotex mesh used during an umbilical hernia mesh repair caused painful complications, after a collagen film degraded over time, increasing the risk of adhesions and recurrent hernias. Covidien’s Symbotex hernia mesh is defectively designed, according to allegations raised in a lawsuit recently filed by a Pennsylvania woman, who experienced complications following […]...Continue reading

FDA Proposes New Baby Food Lead Limits Amid Continuing Concerns About Autism, ADHD and Other Risks from Metals in Baby Food
Jan 25, 2023 by Russell Maas

Baby food lead limits will significantly reduce infant and children’s exposure to the toxic metal, which has been linked to cases of autism and ADHD. Nearly two years after a Congressional report identified four different types of toxic metals in baby food products sold by a number of different companies, which have been blamed for […]...Continue reading

Court Declares 3M Earplug Lawsuit Settlement Efforts at an “Impasse,” Terminating Further Mediation
Jan 20, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

A federal judge says the manufacturer has given up on efforts to reach a global 3M earplug lawsuit settlement that would resolve all claims, making additional court-ordered mediation unnecessary. Following months of mediation efforts to resolve thousands of 3M earplug lawsuits brought by military personnel left with hearing loss and tinnitus injuries, the U.S. District […]...Continue reading

Hair Relaxer Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Filed By Woman Diagnosed At Age 35, Resulting in Hysterectomy and Chemotherapy
Jan 17, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Lawsuit indicates regular and prolonged exposure to hair relaxer caused ovarian cancer, alleging that users are not warned about the potential risk. Dark & Lovely, Optimum, Motions and other hair relaxers contain toxic endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), according to a lawsuit filed last week. Plaintiff indicates that she developed ovarian cancer from hair relaxers when […]...Continue reading

Environmental Group Files PFAS Contamination Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Recycling Company
Jan 16, 2023 by Russell Maas

The PFAS lawsuit charges the company with violations of the Clean Water Act, which have left the Susquehanna River polluted with high levels of “forever chemicals”. As individuals across the U.S. continue to file PFAS water contamination lawsuits against a variety of different companies that manufacture the cancer-causing chemicals or products that contain the substances, […]...Continue reading

Petition Filed To Preserve Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claimants’ Testimony Before Lawsuits Filed
Jan 13, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Two veterans with terminal cancer from Camp Lejeune water contamination have asked the Court to preserve their deposition testimony while they exhaust administrative remedies required under a new law. Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 allows service members and family members exposed to contaminated water on the bast between 1953 and 1987 to pursue claims […]...Continue reading

Firefighters Risk From Cancer and Other Diseases Highlighted in New Study
Jan 12, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Researchers point to an increasing amount of chemical exposure during firefighting as a likely cause of cancer and heart disease risks. The findings of a new study raise further concerns about firefighters’ cancer risks, indicating they are substantially more likely than the general public to die from cancer, as well as heart attacks, strokes, and […]...Continue reading

Hair Relaxer Harmful Chemicals Caused Woman to Develop Uterine Cancer, Lawsuit Alleges
Jan 11, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Phthalates and other harmful chemicals in hair relaxers like Dark & Lovely, Olive Oil, Africa’s Best, African Pride, Just for Me and other widely used perms caused uterine cancer, a Missouri woman claims. Lawsuit alleges hair relaxers expose women to phthalates and other harmful chemicals Plaintiff developed uterine cancer from the hair relaxer chemicals, which […]...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

Straightener Chemicals in Hair Relaxer Products Led to Uterine Cancer, Lawsuit Alleges
Jan 05, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Side effects of hair relaxers used since she was 10 years old caused an Alabama woman to develop uterine cancer, which she indicates was a direct result of chemicals in Dark & Lovely, Just for Me and other straighteners Lawsuit indicates chemical straighteners like Dark & Lovely, Just for Me, Optimum and Motions caused uterine […]...Continue reading

U.S. Government Faces at Least 14,000 Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims to Date
Jan 04, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The number of Camp Lejeune water contamination claims has shot to 14,000 in just four months, according to a new report, and the number is expected to continue to climb over the next two years. Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 allows Marines and family members to pursue settlements for injuries caused by contaminated water […]...Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuit Filed By Dozens of Plaintiffs in Delaware State Court After Federal MDL Dismissed
Jan 04, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

The federal dismissal does not directly affect Zantac lawsuits filed in state courts nationwide, where cases are scheduled to go to trial throughout 2023. Following a federal judge’s controversial decision to dismiss of all Zantac lawsuits, after finding that there was insufficient scientific evidence to establish the recalled heartburn drug causes cancer under standards employed […]...Continue reading

The Impact of Digital Transformation on Litigation Finance
Jan 03, 2023 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Tokenizing litigation finance can help level the playing field by making funds more accessible for everyone and significantly increasing access to justice. December 27, 2022 at 09:28 AM Litigation Funding By Ron Lasorsa, Victory Litigation Fund, LP | December 27, 2022 at 09:28 AM America’s legal system has a problem. The Institute for the Advancement […]...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

Dark & Lovely and Optimum Hair Relaxer Side Effects Led to Uterine Fibroids, Lawsuit Claims
Jan 01, 2023 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiff and potentially millions of others used Dark & Lovely and Optimum for years without being warned hair relaxer side effects could lead to uterine fibroids. Hair relaxers like Optimum, Dark & Lovely and other products have been marketed to Black women as safe hair straighteners for decades Recent studies have suggested hair relaxer side […]...Continue reading

Hershey’s Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Dark Chocolate Contains Toxic Lead, Cadmium Levels
Dec 31, 2022 by Russell Maas

Class action lawsuit alleges Hershey’s dark chocolate contains toxic heavy metals, which were not disclosed to consumers. Following a report that found many popular dark chocolate products contain toxic heavy metals, a class action lawsuit has been filed against The Hershey Company, over false and misleading marketing statements, which failed to disclose the health risks....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

3M Expected To Face Years of Lawsuits Over PFAS Years After Ending Production of “Forever Chemical” in 2025
Dec 21, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

In a long-anticipated announcement, 3M Company says it will stop producing toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) by 2025, but the move will still leave the manufacturer exposed to years of liability exposure over adverse health effects and environmental damage caused by the “forever chemicals”, which are known to persist in the environment and build […]...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

Bills Introduced to Limit Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Attorney Fees
Dec 12, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The proposed legislation would cap Camp Lejeune attorney fees at 10% of the amount awarded for injuries caused by contaminated water, but may have the unintended consequence of limiting access to competent lawyers and reducing the amount of settlements paid by the U.S. government. Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 allows veterans and family members […]...Continue reading

Hair Relaxer Manufacturers Oppose Centralization of Lawsuits Over Uterine Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Fibroids
Dec 11, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Defendants claim the cases involve too many different manufacturers, diseases and hair relaxer products for consolidation to be convenient or efficient. Hair relaxer lawsuits have been filed in various different U.S. District Courts by women diagnosed with uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, fibroids and other injuries Plaintiffs allege manufacturers knew about risks associated with toxic chemicals […]...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

Philips DreamStation CPAP Caused Adenocarcinoma of the Lung, Lawsuit Alleges
Dec 06, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Nearly 300 deaths have been linked to sound abatement foam used in Philips DreamStation CPAP machines and similar breathing assistance devices, according to the FDA. Plaintiff indicates that he was one of the millions impacted by a Philips DreamStation CPAP recall issued in July 2021 Sound abatement foam in the Philips DreamStation CPAP has been […]...Continue reading

Sig Sauer P320 Lawsuit Filed After More Than 100 Reports of Gun Firing Unexpectedly
Dec 05, 2022 by Russell Maas

Plaintiffs claim the manufacturer knew about problems with Sig Sauer P320 pistols unintentional discharging, since at least 2014. Following more than 100 reports of Sig Sauer P320 firearms accidentally discharging, a group of plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, claiming the pistol contains a defective and dangerous design, which makes the gun prone […]...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

Veterans Seek To Lift Stay on Hearing Loss Lawsuits Over 3M Earplugs Distributed After 2008
Nov 30, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiffs say 3M’s claims of immunity from liability do not apply to injuries that occurred after the company bought its Aearo subsidiary in 2008. More than 230,000 veterans are pursuing hearing loss lawsuits over defective 3M earplugs distributed from 2004 to 2015 Following several massive verdicts, 3M Company has placed it’s Aearo Technologies subsidiary into […]...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

Tylenol Autism Lawyers Appointed to Leadership Positions in MDL Over Acetaminophen Pregnancy Risks
Nov 22, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Court-appointed lawyers will take certain actions during the federal Tylenol autism MDL that benefit all families presenting a claim against the makers of acetaminophen. Exposure to Tylenol or acetaminophen during pregnancy has been linked to autism risk Families nationwide are pursuing lawsuits against the drug makers over failure to warn Federal judge presiding over the […]...Continue reading

Newborn Hospitalized for Six Months Due to NEC Injury from Enfamil, Lawsuit Claims
Nov 21, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The NEC injury occurred after the newborn was switched from breast milk to Enfamil, according to the lawsuit. November 21, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A Baltimore County woman has filed a necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) injury lawsuit against Mead Johnson, the makers of Enfamil, alleging that the cow’s milk-based infant formula caused her newborn to suffer […]...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

JROTC Cases – A Familiar Story of Vulnerability and Exploitation
Nov 16, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Cases of teenage girls sexually exploited by older men working for or affiliated with schools are appalling. They also, with some variations, are basically the same story involving different characters, in various settings, with the same plot involving employers and religious organizations. It’s a compelling story that defendants may not want a jury to hear. […]...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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California Files Water Contamination Lawsuit Against Makers of Toxic Firefighter Foam and PFAS Chemicals
Nov 15, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Chemical manufacturers knew PFAS were toxic as early as the 1950s, California’s water contamination lawsuit claims. November 15, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Last week, California became the first state to file a water contamination lawsuit against 3M, DuPont and other manufacturers of firefighting foam and PFAS chemicals that have been widely used over the past […]...Continue reading

Denied Camp Lejeune Injury Claims Must Be Resubmitted Under New Act, U.S. Government Argues
Nov 14, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The government argues that denied Camp Lejeune injury claims were never assessed under the requirements of the new law. The U.S. government indicates that all previously denied Camp Lejeune injury claims still need to be resubmitted under the requirements of the recently passed Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, urging a federal judge to reject […]...Continue reading

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

Attorneys to Seek Leadership Positions in Tylenol Autism Lawsuits Brought Over Acetaminophen Pregnancy Warnings
Nov 08, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The plaintiffs’ attorneys will take actions which will benefit all families pursuing a Tylenol lawsuit over ADHD or autism caused by acetaminophen-based pain medications used during pregnancy. November 08, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Tylenol autism lawsuits allege inadequate warnings were provided about the risks associated with use of acetaminophen during pregnancy Given common issues, the […]...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

Water Contamination at Camp Lejeune, Other Military Bases Disproportionately Affected Communities of Color: Report
Nov 07, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Nearly 45% of communities near contaminated military bases, like Camp Lejeune, have mostly minority populations. November 07, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Toxic pollution at military bases nationwide in recent decades, such as the highly publicized water contamination at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, has disproportionately affected communities of color across the United States....Continue reading

Mother Files Similac Infant Formula Lawsuit Over Preterm Newborn’s NEC Death
Nov 04, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Plaintiff’s child was immediately placed on Similac infant formula and died of NEC complications at less than two weeks of age. November 03, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Abbott Laboratories faces an infant formula lawsuit brought by a Tennessee mother, whose newborn died from necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), after the cow’s milk-based Similac Special Care 20 and […]...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

Nitrosamines Problems Are More Widespread in Drugs Than FDA Anticipated: Report
Nov 01, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The EU and Canada have set daily acceptable limits for all nitrosamines, but the FDA has not. During a meeting this week the U.S. regulators met to discuss how to bets address the problem with nitrosames in drugs. November 01, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Federal regulators met with generic drug manufacturers on Monday, to discuss […]...Continue reading

What Injuries Can You Suffer From PFAS Exposure?
Oct 31, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

These lawsuits focus on harm by a group of common chemicals that don’t easily break down. Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) are widely spread throughout the environment because many products contain them. PFAS are toxic, and it’s difficult to impossible for the human body to break them down and get them out. As a result, […]...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

U.S. Military to End Nationwide Use of PFAS Foam
Oct 31, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

By Christina Grube & Napoli Shkolnik PLLC (MASS TORT NEWS) – The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GOA) confirmed that the Department of Defense (DOD) must legally phase out its use of the PFAS-based Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) by October of 2023. The change comes after a 2021 military investigation re-categorized the group of manmade chemical […]

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Zantac Study Finding Increased Risk of Cancer Results in Supplemental Expert Reports Being Filed in MDL
Oct 29, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Research published last month highlight the link between various cancers and Zantac, including liver, lung, gastric and pancreatic cancers. October 28, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Study provides additional support establishing Zantac cancer risk Findings were published as U.S. District Judge presiding over thousands of Zantac cancer lawsuits was weighing whether claims will be cleared to […]...Continue reading

Preprint: COVID-19 shows ‘fingerprint’ of laboratory engineering
Oct 28, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

A new preprint asks whether SASR-CoV-2 bears markers of pre-pandemic genetic engineering techniques. (Photo credit: NIAID) By Karolina Corin and Emily Kopp COVID-19’s genome shows signs consistent with genetic manipulation, according to a new preprint. The preprint, released last week, argues that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may have originated as a synthetic virus […]...Continue reading

Why are Major Retailers Being Sued Due to Tylenol?
Oct 28, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

These multidistrict litigation (MDL) cases involve Tylenol, a popular over-the-counter pain reliever, and the biggest US retailers are defendants. Plaintiffs allege the defendants failed to warn consumers of Tylenol’s potential dangers. There Could Be Hundreds of Thousands of Cases Filed in the Future A federal judicial panel created new mass tort litigation for lawsuits alleging […]...Continue reading

Study Warns of Potentially Cancer-Causing PFAS Chemicals in Tampon Brands Commonly Used by Women Throughout U.S.
Oct 28, 2022 by Russell Maas

PFAS Chemicals were even found in tampons labeled as “organic”. By: Russell Maas Amid growing health concerns about the long-term side effects from toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which have been linked to an increased risk of cancer, infertility, hormone disruptions and other injuries, new research indicates that elevated levels of the toxic “forever […]...Continue reading

Pregnancy Roundup Exposure Linked to Increased Risk of Low Birth Weight, Study Warns
Oct 28, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Researchers found that 99% of pregnant mothers tested had detectable levels of glyphosate in their urine due to Roundup exposure. October 28, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson The findings of a new study link pregnancy Roundup exposure to an increased risk of giving birth to a child with low birth weight, adding to the potential health […]...Continue reading

Acetaminophen Lawyers To Meet With Judge Presiding Over ADHD and Autism Lawsuits at Initial Conference Nov. 17
Oct 27, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Judge has set a deadline of November 14, 2022 for acetaminopen lawyers seeking leadership positions in the litigation to submit applications for Co-Lead and Liaison Counsel. October 27, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson U.S. JPML recently established a federal acetaminophen MDL for all lawsuits over the active ingredient in Tylenol causing autism and ADHD Judge has […]...Continue reading

More Victims of Sexual Assault are Seeking Emergency Room Care: Study
Oct 27, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Social justice movements such as #metoo may be encouraging more sexual assault victims to seek medical treatment, overcoming previous social stigmas. October 26, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Emergency room visits linked to sexual assaults have increased more than 15-fold since 2006, according to the findings of a new study, which suggests that the data may […]...Continue reading

3M Earplug Lawsuits Account for 30% of Federal Case Docket, As Settlement Negotiations and Trial Prep Continue
Oct 25, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

3M Company has seen a sharp drop in stock value since 2017, under the weight of enormous liability from military earplug lawsuits and PFAS water contamination, according to new analysis. October 25, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson With more than 230,000 U.S. military veterans currently pursuing 3M earplug lawsuits, alleging that they were left with hearing […]...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

Plaintiffs Argue Lawsuits over Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Do Not Require New Notice for Previously Denied Claims
Oct 24, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Requiring previously denied Camp Lejeune water contamination claims to “re-exhaust” administrative process would frustrate Congress’s core purpose in enacting new law, according to memorandum filed by early plaintiffs. October 24, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson In response to questions posed by a federal judge about whether several early Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuits complied with notice […]...Continue reading

Infant Formula NEC Lawsuits Remanded Back to Pennsylvania State Court by MDL Judge
Oct 21, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The remanded cases all involve lawsuits claims against local hospitals who fed Similac, Enfamil or another cow’s milk-based formula to preterm children, who subsequently developed NEC. October 21, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson The U.S. District Judge presiding over all infant formula necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) lawsuits has remanded nearly 30 cases back to state court in […]...Continue reading

Acetaminophen ADHD Lawsuit Filed Against Target, Walmart and Walgreens
Oct 18, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Lawsuit alleges pharmacies failed to warn pregnant women about the risk of developmental disorders and ADHD from acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. October 18, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Target, Walmart and Walgreens face a lawsuit over attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) caused by acetaminophen, which was used during pregnancy by a Louisiana woman, who […]...Continue reading

Plaintiffs Who Filed Early Camp Lejeune Lawsuits Ordered To Establish They Complied With Requirements of PACT Act
Oct 07, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Judge questions whether Camp Lejeune Justice Act requirements were satisfied before lawsuits were filed days after new law went into effect. October 07, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Within days after President Biden signed the Honoring Our PACT Act in August 2022, dozens of Camp Lejeune lawsuits were filed seeking damages for injuries caused by contaminated […]...Continue reading

Illinois AG Files Environmental Tort Lawsuit Against Monsanto Over PCB Water Contamination
Oct 07, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Residents near a former Monsanto facility are not allowed to drink the nearby groundwater due to the high levels of PCB water contamination. October 06, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Monsanto faces a lawsuit brought by the Illinois Attorney General over the discharge, dumping and leaking of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) chemicals in the state, which […]...Continue reading

Impossible for Humans to Avoid “Forever Chemicals”
Oct 02, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

By Napoli Shkolnik Law and Christina Grube, MTN Correspondent (MASS TORT NEWS) A recent study performed by the Journal of Environmental Science & Technology found that most rainwater to be contaminated with the manmade forever-chemicals Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (collectively “PFAS”), which exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) clean drinking water standards, Danish drinking water […]

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Government Denied Prior Camp Lejeune Disability Claims “Prematurely”, VA Inspector General Says
Sep 29, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The report estimates veterans with Camp Lejeune disability claims were underpaid by nearly $14 million prior to the passage of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. September 29, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Prior to the passage of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, which has opened the door for veterans and family members […]...Continue reading

Lawsuits Over Zantac Cancers Not Supported in Federal MDL Being Filed in State Courts
Sep 28, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Zantac cancers supported in the federal courts are limited to bladder, esophageal, gastric, liver and pancreatic. Thousands of other lawsuits are being filed in state courts involving breast, kidney, colorectal, prostate, and other cancers. September 28, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson While a federal judge is considering the strength of expert witness testimony this week about […]...Continue reading

EPA to Withdraw Controversial 2020 Roundup Risk Assessment That Said Glyphosate Did Not Cause Cancer
Sep 27, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

New risk assessment about the link between glyphosate in Roundup and cancer will not be completed until 2026. September 26, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Federal environmental officials are withdrawing a controversial 2020 risk assessment on the link between Roundup and cancer, which involved the controversial active ingredient in the weed killer, glyphosate....Continue reading

The Military Protects the Country. It Doesn’t Protect the Water
Sep 26, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

South Carolina and Hawaii have huge numbers of military personnel stationed within their borders. While the military has trained and stationed personnel there for decades, something newer has come along – lawsuits about water contaminated by the military. The Marine base at Camp Lejeune is a significant training center, and thousands are stationed there. On […]...Continue reading

PFAS Settlement Over Drinking Water Contamination Will Result in $54 Million Payment by 3M, Wolverine
Sep 26, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The $54 million will be divided among more than 1,700 property owners who suffered PFAS drinking water contamination. September 26, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A federal judge approved a proposed class action settlement over PFAS water contamination, which will result in a payment of $54 million to hundreds of property owners in Kent County, Michigan […]...Continue reading

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 Juan Carlos Rodriguez

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

Tokenized Evergreen Fund for Litigation Finance Building Wealth by Advancing Social Justice
Sep 14, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Victory Litigation Fund Victory Litigation Fund invests in venture equity opportunities in the legal services marketplace. These investments allow the fund to identify large numbers of legal claims that favor victims, bringing them deserved social justice and financial rewards. Highest ROI of Any Asset Class Litigation finance is an investment that consistently outperforms all others, […]...Continue reading

Boy Scouts Dodge Bankruptcy With $2.46B Settlement
Sep 10, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The Boy Scouts of America secured approval of a $2.46 billion reorganization plan from a bankruptcy judge on Thursday that will allow the youth organization to exit Chapter 11 and settle decades of claims by more than 80,000 men who say they were abused as children by troop leaders. The biggest change in the amended […]...Continue reading

Cancer and the Marine Base at Camp Lejeune
Aug 31, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Potentially, compensation may be available to anyone who has contracted cancer from Camp Lejeune’s contaminated waters. This article will discuss the causes of the contamination and the potential lawsuits that may be filed. It also discusses the recent signing of a law that provides damages to past injuries. Learn about the causes of cancer, as […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune Water Chemical Contamination
Aug 30, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

From 1953 to 1987, water contamination was a major problem at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina. The issue was so severe that it even led to a health warning. It is not known when the problem started, but it was there for decades. Here are some of the causes of the contamination […]...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

Opioid Bankruptcy Litigation Updates
Jun 02, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

At a hearing held on April 29, 2022, a six-member panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York was asked by lawyers representing OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma to approve the bankruptcy plan submitted earlier in the year, currently estimated to be worth between $5.5 and 6 billion.  In addition to contributing billions […]...Continue reading

Facebook Hack Victims Left Out in the Cold
May 10, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

A number of Facebook hack victims are being left out in the cold by Facebook. In recent days, Facebook users across the country have had their Facebook pages deleted and have been unable to recover them. And Facebook has not been responsive to those hack victims. Victims have been posting their stories on other social […]...Continue reading

Single Payer Docs Now Want National Health Service
May 09, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

A group of high profile single payer advocates now say single payer is not enough and are calling for a move toward a Veterans Administration (VA) style universal healthcare system. David Himmelstein In an article in The Nation magazine last week, doctors David U. Himmelstein, Steffie Woolhandler, Adam Gaffney, Don McCanne and John Geyman called […]...Continue reading

Bayer pressured researchers over neonic study results, but researchers pushed back
May 05, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Agrichemical giant Bayer helped fund a study by university academics, then pressured them to omit photos that implicated a defective insecticide-treated seed product as a threat to bees, according to communications obtained by U.S. Right to Know. Several seed and insecticide companies, including Bayer, paid Ohio State University researchers to determine how much their insecticide-coated […]...Continue reading

Litigation Update: MDL 3026 Created for 17 Infant Formula Litigation Cases
May 05, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The Motion to Transfer cases pending against Abbott Laboratories involving injuries allegedly caused by its infant formula was heard at the March 31, 2022 meeting of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML).  Abbott, with support from Mead Johnson & Company, LLC, another formula manufacturer and co-defendant in a number of the cases, filed the […]...Continue reading

Millions Awarded in Massive 3M Defective Earplug Case
Apr 12, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Bellwether trials involving the company 3M and accusations of negligence over its earplugs continue as plaintiffs are awarded millions, but only if they prove that 3M was responsible for their hearing loss. So far, six plaintiffs have been awarded a total of $29,429,925 in damages, and three plaintiffs have been awarded nothing after seven rounds […]

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$26B Opioid Settlement Reached Between J &J, three distributors and 90% of U.S. States and Local Governments
Mar 18, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

On February 25, generic opioid manufacturer Johnson and Johnson and three major pharmaceutical distributors finalized a $26 billion deal that will settle around 3000 lawsuits filed by state and local governments in the ongoing opioid litigation, some of which have been pending since 2014.  By accepting the terms of the settlement, the government entities have […]...Continue reading

Celebrated virus hunter siphoned taxpayer funds for his private ‘Global Virome Project’
Mar 16, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The post Celebrated virus hunter siphoned taxpayer funds for his private ‘Global Virome Project’ appeared first on U.S. Right to Know. A Lassa virus budding off a cell. (NIAID) A former U.S. Agency for International Development official founded and worked for a controversial organization benefiting from USAID funds while he continued to receive six-figure paychecks […]...Continue reading

Litigation Update: Bankruptcy Judge Affirms Johnson & Johnson’s Divisive Merger
Mar 10, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

On February 25, after a five day trial, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Michael Kaplan of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, affirmed Johnson and Johnson’s use of a divisive merger known as the “Texas two-step” to resolve the talc-based litigation pending against it. In his 56-page opinion, Judge Kaplan rejected the argument […]...Continue reading

Paraquat Claims Advance After Federal Judge’s Milestone Ruling
Mar 07, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

If you represent a client who was harmed by the toxic herbicide paraquat, you should be aware that a bellwether trial is anticipated for this November. Agricultural workers and farmers were handed a milestone victory in February when a federal judge ruled to consolidate claims by thousands who developed Parkinson’s Disease after exposure to paraquat. […]

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Victims of J&J Talc Powder Claims Get Crucial Backup from Washington
Mar 07, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Attorneys for clients who were injured by talc products alleged to cause cancer will find valuable allies in Congress, where members are accusing Johnson & Johnson of nefarious trickery for an illicit dance known as the Texas Two-Step. U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) is leading the charge against the profitable corporation, and others […]

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John Abramson on How Big Pharma Broke American Health Care
Mar 07, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

In 2000, the healthy life expectancy of Americans ranked 38th in the world. In 2019, we were at 68th – behind China, Cuba and Jamaica. Citizens of Japan live eight years longer in good health than Americans. Canadians live five years longer. And yet, we spend $1.5 trillion more per year on our healthcare system […]...Continue reading

New Infant Formula Lawsuits Forming Against Mead Johnson and Abbott Laboratories
Feb 14, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

New infant formula litigation has been developing over the last year involving two well-known formula products: Mead Johnson’s Enfamil and Abbott Laboratories’ Similac. The two cow milk-based infant formulas have been linked to the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants.  This possibly fatal side effect has been known for a number of years; […]...Continue reading

NY Jury Finds Teva Contributed to Opioid Crisis in Suffolk and Nassau Counties
Jan 19, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

On December 30, after a six months-long trial, a New York jury found that Teva Pharmaceuticals contributed to the opioid crisis by creating a public nuisance in Suffolk and Nassau counties and New York State. Attributing 90% of the liability to Teva and its Anda Inc. unit and 10% to New York State, the jury […]...Continue reading

The Boy Scouts’ $2.7 Billion Settlement May Not Have Enough Support
Jan 06, 2022 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

News.law January 6, 2022 A $2.7 billion plan to give the Boy Scouts of America a pathway out of bankruptcy while compensating tens of thousands of sex abuse victims was at risk of failing on Wednesday, with more than one-quarter of claimants voting to reject the plan in a preliminary tally of votes. The Boy […]...Continue reading

Joe Rogan New Year’s Eve Tutorial on Corporate Crime in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Dec 31, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Joe Rogan delivered a New Year’s eve present to his millions of fans – a two and a half hour tutorial on corporate crime in the pharmaceutical industry. Rogan’s guest – John Abramson, author of the new book Sickening: How Big Pharma Broke American Health Care and How We Can Repair It (Mariner Books, February […]...Continue reading

Major New Johnson & Johnson Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Updates
Dec 21, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Three recent filings in the Johnson & Johnson Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings reflect some of the challenges faced by the pharmaceutical giant as it seeks to create its talc liability spinoff. On December 8, the U.S. Trustee’s office filed a brief objecting to J&J’s retention of the law firm Jones Day as bankruptcy counsel, citing […]...Continue reading

Litigation Update: Skepticism of J & J’s Bankruptcy and a Temporary Change of Venue Halt to 38,000 Talc cases.
Dec 01, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

On November 10, a federal judge in Charlotte, NC who is overseeing Johnson and Johnson’s bankruptcy trial temporarily halted approximately 38,000 talc-related personal injury lawsuits pending in state and federal courts, ruling the cases are more properly venued in New Jersey. Although the litigation stay gives the pharmaceutical giant a 60-day delay in the proceedings […]...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

What Could Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Mean for Families?
Nov 09, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious condition that stems from a gastrointestinal problem primarily found in infants that are formula-fed. NEC affects premature babies within the first six weeks following birth. In most instances, the condition causes intestinal tissue to die, as well as a hole to form in the infant’s intestine. NEC could also […]

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Help End Human Trafficking
Nov 08, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

The holidays are approaching and numerous requests appealing to your generosity for donations are flooding your email and snail mailboxes from local and national charities. There are many among us that need our help. It is hard to decide where our donations will best serve our community.  I not only found a worthy cause, but […]...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

Elmiron Lawsuits | Vision Loss and Blindness Claims
Nov 05, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Elmiron Lawsuits: A Vocabulary Lesson Elmiron is the brand name of a drug used to treat bladder problems, but like so many other drugs, it can cause serious side effects in a completely different part of the body. If you’re going to take Elmiron product liability cases, here is some background information to help you […]...Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson Creates Talc Litigation Spinoff and Places It into Chapter 11
Nov 05, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Johnson and Johnson Creates Talc Litigation Spinoff and Places It into Chapter 11 On October 14, pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the Western District of North Carolina for its newly created spinoff LTL Management.  LTL was created in Texas to hold J&J’s cosmetic talc liability in a strategy commonly […]...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

Philips CPAP and BiPAP Lawsuit Leads
Nov 03, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

What’s the Cause of Philips CPAP and BiPAP Recalls? PE-PUR Polyurethane Foam Philips, the Dutch conglomerate that makes medical devices, including those to help people with sleep apnea breathe, recalled many CPAP and BiPAP models earlier this year. The company stated users could inhale toxic particles of a chemical foam and harmful gases from the […]...Continue reading

Xeljanz Lawsuit – Heart Attack, Stroke, & Blood Clot Risks
Nov 02, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

What is Xeljanz? Xeljanz (tofacitinib) is a prescription medication made and sold by Pfizer. It blocks some enzymes in the body that affect the immune system. Users run an increased risk of many serious health problems, including blood clots, heart attacks, cancer, and death. They have sparked lawsuits by those impacted by the drug and […]...Continue reading

NEC Baby Formula Lawsuit-NEC Lawsuit
Nov 02, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

What is Necrotizing Enterocolitis? This is a condition that can severely injure or kill an infant. Premature infants fed cow milk-based formula run a higher risk of developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Despite the fact this was known at least since 1990, baby formula manufacturers have not changed their products, labeling, or warnings to address this […]...Continue reading

Paraquat Papers – Updates to U.S. litigation
Oct 30, 2021 by ZeroRisk Cases Marketing

Multiple lawsuits are pending in the United States against Syngenta alleging the weedkilling chemical paraquat causes Parkinson’s disease. A notice of settlement was filed June 18, 2021 for several paraquat cases. See this document. But more than 400 lawsuits are pending. The lawsuits name Syngenta as well as Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. and Growmark Inc. […]...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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