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Lucy Campbell

A freelance writer for nearly two decades, Lucy Campbell has traveled extensively, covering stories of interest from around the world. Much of Lucy's focus is on consumer advocacy, and the legal topics that affect her readers' daily lives--everything from mislabeled food to auto recalls to harmful drugs and defective products. In her spare time, Lucy enjoys painting and a good cup of coffee.


Woman Awarded $2.1M in Fourth Pelvic Mesh Trial

June 15, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: A jury has awarded $2.1 million in damages in the fourth consecutive transvaginal mesh bellwether product liability lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J). The lawsuit is part of a massive multi-district litigation and was brought against J&J’s Prolift pelvic mesh. It was made and marketed by J&J’s subsidiary Ethicon, and subsequently withdrawn from the market in 2012.
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Aetna Life Faces Lawsuit Over Denied Long Term Disability Claim

June 7, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: Aetna Life Insurance Co., is facing a long-term disability denial lawsuit brought by policy holder who had her long-term disability benefits denied, despite being qualified.
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Ohio Sues Big Pharma for Misleading Opioid Marketing

June 6, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: A deceptive opioid medication marketing lawsuit has been initiated against five prescription opioid manufacturers over allegations of fraudulent marketing and misrepresentation of the risks associated with these drugs, specifically the risk for addiction.
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$553M in Settlements Reached with Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW in Takata Airbag MDL

May 18, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: $553.6 million in settlements has been agreed in multi-district litigation (MDL) involving Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW, which will see the automakers pay the sum to end claims brought by plaintiffs over alleged defective Takata airbags. To date, the airbags, which can explode, have been linked with 11 deaths in the US.
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$8M Settlement Reached in Omnicare False Claims Suit

May 18, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: An $8 million settlement has been reached in a qui tam lawsuit brought against Omnicare Inc, a subsidiary of CVS Health Corp, by The US Department of Justice and 28 states. The whistleblower lawsuit alleged the defendants violated the False Claim Act by incorrectly labeling generic drugs. The labeling procedure enabled claims to be made to Medicare and Medicaid for generic drug prescriptions under different National Drug Codes than those of the actual drugs given, and for the drug labels to be given with incorrect information.
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$20M Verdict Awarded in Third Ethicon TVT Mesh Lawsuit

May 15, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: A $20 million verdict has been awarded against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in punitive damages, in the third bellwether Ethicon pelvic mesh injury lawsuit, part of the pelvic mesh mass torte. The 12-member jury hearing the case in Philadelphia returned the verdict after testimony was given by Plaintiff Margaret “Peggy” Engleman, demonstrating she suffered life-altering injuries when the mesh eroded inside of her. The verdict also includes a $2.5 million award for compensatory damages.
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Recalled Airbags Being Recycled in Crash-Affected Vehicles

May 10, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: Recalled airbags may be recycled as replacement airbags in vehicles that have been in accidents, according to a news report on the Kansas City news station, KSHB.com. In an interview with KSHB, Carfax representative Christopher Basso states that it’s not uncommon to find recycled airbags used to replace deployed ones, which may be dangerous. Basso told KSHB that while recycled airbags may be less expensive, recalled airbags could potentially slip through the cracks and possibly be placed into repaired or used cars.
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Saxagliptin Heart Failure and Death Lawsuits Filed

May 9, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA The diabetes drug saxagliptin is the subject of 14 lawsuits filed this week in New Jersey, alleging it raises the risk of heart failure. Lawyers for the plaintiffs estimate there are between 150 and 200 saxagliptin cases are pending nationwide, and may, ultimately, reach into the thousands. While most of the cases filed to date are brought by plaintiffs who have congestive heart failure or other cardiac symptoms, a handful of cases were brought on behalf of saxagliptin users who died.
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Bumble Bee Pleads Guilty to Tuna Price Fixing with Possible $25M Fine

May 8, 2017.
Washington, DC: Bumble Bee Foods LLC has agreed to plead guilty to charges of tinned tuna price fixing and pay a criminal fine of at least $25 million to the US Department of Justice (DOJ). The charges against Bumble Bee are the first to be brought by the DOJ in its ongoing investigation of antitrust practices in the seafood industry in the US.
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$110M Verdict Against J&J In Talc Cancer Trial

May 5, 2017.
Santa Clara, CA: A jury in Missouri has found against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in the latest ovarian cancer talcum powder lawsuit brought by Lois Slemp of Virginia.
Read [ $110M Verdict Against J&J In Talc Cancer Trial ]

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