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March 5, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Seattle, WA It’s almost a century since two Canadian researchers discovered insulin could save the lives of diabetics. They believed that no one should profit from their remarkable discovery and sold the patent to the University of Toronto for $1. Changes to the production of insulin and expiring patents have changed all that. Today, insulin is big business.Read [ Fighting Back Against the High Cost of Insulin ]
September 19, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Montgomery, AL: The Beasley Allen law firm in Montgomery, Alabama has been at the forefront of personal injury and wrongful death cases launched against Johnson & Johnson over the effects of its longstanding talc based baby power product. It’s alleged that constant exposure to the product has caused ovarian cancer in women.Read [ Talc Expert Witnesses Struck from Witness List ]
September 11, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ NuvaRing Attorney: Dates Set for Bellwether Trials ]
Dallas, TX A trial date has now been set for federal NuvaRing lawsuits, which are working their way through the court system. This means plaintiffs will soon see if they have made a strong enough case that NuvaRing side effects, including NuvaRing blood clots, caused serious injury. According to Dr. Shezad Malik, founder of the Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm, the lawsuits filed against Merck, maker of NuvaRing, allege the contraceptive caused blood clots and other serious health problems.
May 17, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ NuvaRing Attorney: "We Allege Contraceptive Makers Did Not Warn About Risks" ]
Dallas, TX Women who suffered NuvaRing side effects may be eligible to join a NuvaRing lawsuit, alleging the makers of the contraceptive did not adequately warn about the NuvaRing dangers. Such dangers reportedly include an increased risk of stroke and venous thromboembolism. Dr. Shezad Malik, founder of the Dr. Shezad Malik law firm, says lawsuits are still in the early stages, so it is not too late for women—or the families of women who died after using the birth control to file their own lawsuits.
February 16, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Yasmin Settlements on Horizon? ]
Dallas, TX "In late December 2011, Bayer blinked and asked the court to move all of the Yasmin and Yaz cases to settlement," says Dr. Shezad Malik, a cardiologist and attorney. He adds that Bayer, the manufacturer of the birth control pills, has indicated they will settle Yasmin/Yaz lawsuits with plaintiff law firms on an individual rolling basis.
March 27, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Attorney: Advisors and Brokers Could Be Liable for Alleged Carr Miller Investor Losses ]
Marlton, NJ Investors who lost money in the alleged Carr Miller Capital Ponzi Scheme may worry that there will be no money left over for them to recover their losses. After all, the defendants, Everett Charles Ford Miller, Ryan J. Carr, Brian P. Carr, reportedly spent $13 million on personal purchases. Christopher J. Gray, attorney with the Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C. in New York City, says there may be more than one way for investors to recover money lost in the alleged Ponzi scheme.
January 12, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Victims Lose $40 Million in Alleged Ponzi Scheme ]
Marlton, NJ With news of yet another alleged Ponzi scheme, investors might be worried that legally-run investments are a thing of the past. Those who lost money in the alleged Carr Miller Capital Ponzi scheme are probably worried that they might never see their money again. Attorneys such as Christopher J. Gray, from the Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C. in New York City, help investors who fall victim to securities fraud regain their hard-earned money.
May 29, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Hydroxycut Litigation Starts Packing On Heavyweight Attorneys ]
Hackensack, NJ: Balkin & Eisbrouch have been hammering away in the mass torts field for more than a decade and it shows. The list of dangerous drugs alone that David Eisbrouch has worked on literally goes from A to Z. From Accutane to Zyprexa, Eisbrouch has represented hundreds, if not thousands of people and won significant awards on behalf his clients. And now, Hydroxycut. "We have been involved in most of the cases in the US where a drug has been recalled or a serious medical condition has been connected to a drug," says Eisbrouch.
March 12, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Madoff Securities Swindle Leaves Clients Ashamed and Penniless ]
Garden City, NJ: "What's remarkable about this," says New Jersey attorney Jerome Reisman, "is that each of these people considered Bernie Madoff to be their friend." Some friend! Even for a seasoned bankruptcy, creditor's rights and litigation lawyer like Reisman, the magnitude and gall of the Madoff securities swindle is astounding.
September 9, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Attorney David Mazie Goes Eyeball to Eyeball with Lasik Surgeon ]
Roseland, NJ You know how some people just seem smart—well that's how attorney David Mazie seems. Smart! At age 46 Mazie has won millions and millions of dollars on behalf of clients lucky enough to get his firm to take on their case. His most recent win is an eye popping $2.1 million settlement recovered for a 47-year old man rendered legally blind because of a Lasik eye surgery procedure. "The settlement is large because the malpractice was clear," says Mazie, "and the damage was significant and it significantly impacted Mr. Dell'Ermo's life."