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Story of Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Devices “Shocking” says Lawyer
Story of Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Devices “Shocking” says Lawyer
Truth remains supreme in the courtrooms of America and the facts revealed in the recent litigation against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. tell a “shocking” story of “fraud and conspiracy”, says attorney Jayne Conroy from the firm of Simmons Hanly Conroy of New York.

Pradaxa Lawsuits Allege Pradaxa Bleeding Risk, Insufficient Warnings
Pradaxa Lawsuits Allege Pradaxa Bleeding Risk, Insufficient Warnings
Even though Pradaxa and a competitor were brought to market as an easier-to-manage alternative to warfarin, previously the gold standard for blood thinning, no one disputes the fact that all anti-coagulants carry a risk for bleeding events. However, it is alleged in Pradaxa lawsuits that some blood thinners carry a greater risk for bleeding events than others.

New and Updated California Labor Laws for 2017
New and Updated California Labor Laws for 2017
Several new or enhanced California labor laws relating to employment start this month, which should be of particular benefit to domestic workers and anyone making minimum wage. Here are a few key changes…

J&J’s Cost of Defending its Talcum Powder is Rising
J&J’s Cost of Defending its Talcum Powder is Rising
Johnson & Johnson last year was hit with three talcum powder cancer lawsuits, making the jury verdicts in St. Louis a combined $197 million. Judging from the drug company’s continued legal woes, it appears that these settlements may simply be the cost of doing business. 

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Parents Face Pool Drowning Nightmare
Parents Face Pool Drowning Nightmare
Having a backyard pool might be a child's dream, but for parents, above-ground or in-ground pools can be a nightmare. Too many parents know the horror of losing a child in an above-ground or in-ground pool drowning. And whether the tragedy happens in their own backyard, in a neighbor's yard, or at a resort, parents never get over the horror of losing their child.

2017 Expected to be a Landmark Year for Airbag Injury Litigation
2017 Expected to be a Landmark Year for Airbag Injury Litigation
2017 is shaping up to be a landmark year for Takata Corp. and lawsuits alleging airbag injuries. The sheer magnitude of the defective airbags recall, the unavailability of replacement parts and Takata’s financial health (reported to be tenuous), combines to create a portfolio of interest likely to wane little as the year unfolds.

First Xarelto Bellwether Trial Due in March, Others to Follow in 2017
First Xarelto Bellwether Trial Due in March, Others to Follow in 2017
The massive Xarelto lawsuit portfolio, currently with almost 14,000 cases pending in multidistrict litigation, will see its first bellwether trial roll out in March with additional bellwethers slated for April and May. Plaintiffs allege that Xarelto, a blood thinner, triggered Xarelto bleeding complications without benefit of an available antidote to reverse the blood thinning properties of the anticoagulant.

Number of Consolidated Taxotere Lawsuits Jumps
Number of Consolidated Taxotere Lawsuits Jumps
It's only been three months since the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated the federal Taxotere lawsuits, but in that time the number of Taxotere claims added to the multidistrict litigation (MDL) has increased dramatically, a sign that women are unhappy about allegedly being put at an increased risk of side effects. Sanofi SA faces allegations it failed to adequately warn women that the hair loss they experienced as a result of the cancer treatment drug could be permanent.

Propecia Infertility: Kids Don’t Care if You’re Bald
Propecia Infertility: Kids Don’t Care if You’re Bald
Infertility is typically considered a woman’s issue, but three out of 10 cases of infertility are due to problems deriving from the man, according to statistics from Canada’s federal government. Many factors can contribute to male infertility, including Propecia, which is known to affect sperm quality.

Seismic Shifts For DePuy MDL in 2017?
Seismic Shifts For DePuy MDL in 2017?
Various events in the Hip Replacement Implant Failure file in 2016 may have a bearing on events for the year ahead. This, amidst a continued aging of the largest single segment of the US population, the Baby Boomer, together with a continued need for joint replacement in order to allow patients retained mobility for a generation inherently more active than their predecessors.

Apple Owes $2 Million for California Labor Lawsuit
Apple Owes $2 Million for California Labor Lawsuit
A California labor lawsuit that alleged Apple did not properly provide meal and rest breaks and did not pay employees in a timely manner has result in a $2 million award to employees. The lawsuit was originally filed in 2011 by employees who worked at Apple retail stores in San Diego and was later changed to a class action lawsuit including California employees who worked at Apple retail stores from 2007 and 2012.

Abilify Gamblers, from Teens to Retirees
Abilify Gamblers, from Teens to Retirees
Anyone taking Abilify, from teens to retirees, is potentially at risk of compulsive or uncontrollable urges to binge eat, shop and have sex—and mostly to gamble. And this drug is particularly insidious: Abilify is prescribed to treat a mental disorder and chances are, that disorder prevents the patient from knowing about Abilify side effects.

Unfair Car Title Loans a Growing Trend
Unfair Car Title Loans a Growing Trend
As consumers enter into loan agreements with the best of intentions, loan providers often don’t come to the party with equal good faith. To that end, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in June of last year included car title loans in new proposals aimed at tightening regulations, and preventing loan providers from fleecing well-meaning consumers.

Eight-Year-Old California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit can go Forward
Eight-Year-Old California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit can go Forward
It’s been a long haul for California Donning and Doffing lawsuit plaintiff Pamela Silva, who filed her unpaid wages lawsuit against her employer See’s Candy Stores Inc. (See’s Candy) back in 2009. And it’s not over yet, as a three-judge appellate panel ruled that Silva’s claims related to unpaid wages for meal and rest periods could go forward.

Seventh Risperdal Gynecomastia Case Settled Prior to Trial
Seventh Risperdal Gynecomastia Case Settled Prior to Trial
As principles with Janssen Pharmaceuticals continued to maintain that pre-trial Risperdal settlements are one-offs and not an indication of any emerging strategy, Janssen nonetheless settled a Risperdal lawsuit Friday before what would have been the seventh Risperdal gynecomastia trial had a chance to start.

Stockert 3T Infections Widespread
Stockert 3T Infections Widespread
Last October the CDC reported that M. chimaera contamination of heater/cooler devices, of which 60 to 70 percent stem from the Stockert 3T heater-cooler system had been found in Iowa and Pennsylvania. Just one month later, a global outbreak linking the devices was reported. M. chimaera is a rare bacteria, a species of nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM).

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