Consumer Alerts (page 10)


Consumers Can Receive Up To $1,500 For Each Unwanted Cell Call

Are you hounded by debt collection calls?  The next time you receive a call from a debt collector, rather than ignoring it, simply pick up...

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  • Apr 3, 2014

Possible Data Breach at Michaels Stores, Retailer Admits

The U.S. Secret Service is currently investigating a possible data breach at Michaels Stores after banking industry sources found fraudulent activity on cards of customers...

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  • Mar 7, 2014

Large-Scale Scientific Studies Needed for "Low T" Treatments

The Endocrine Society released a statement last week that claimed large-scale scientific studies are required to better understand the side effects of testosterone therapies such...

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  • Feb 13, 2014

Transvaginal Mesh Update: Court Rules Johnson & Johnson Destroyed Documents

Just days before the first transvaginal mesh bellwether trial against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary is set to begin in federal court in West Virginia,...

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  • Feb 6, 2014

First AndroGel Lawsuits Filed Over Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

Five men have filed lawsuits against the manufacturer of AndroGel, alleging that they suffered from life-threatening cardiac events after using the testosterone treatment. According to...

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  • Feb 6, 2014

Target Security Breach: Millions of Customers' Credit, Debit Info Stolen

Retail giant Target has confirmed that debit and credit account information of roughly 40 million U.S. customers who made in-store transactions between November 27 and...

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  • Dec 19, 2013

Official J&J Announcement: $2.5 Billion Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlement

Contrary to reports last week from anonymous Bloomberg sources, Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday it has struck a nearly $2.5 billion deal to settle lawsuits...

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  • Nov 21, 2013

Report: Johnson & Johnson to Settle Metal Hip Implant Suits for $4 Billion

Unnamed sources say that Johnson & Johnson has negotiated a more than $4 billion settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed by patients who say...

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  • Nov 15, 2013

Laura Yaeger Appointed to Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in Stryker Hip MDL

Morgan & Morgan’s Laura V. Yaeger has been selected by the Honorable Judge Donovan W. Frank to be part of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC)...

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  • Nov 14, 2013

Johnson Johnson to Pay $2.2 Billion to Settle Risperdal Misbranding Suits

The United States Department of Justice announced that Johnson & Johnson will pay more than $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from...

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  • Nov 11, 2013

Michael Goetz Named to Januvia, Byetta MDL Plaintiffs' Steering Committee

Michael Goetz, the head of Morgan & Morgan’s class action and mass tort section, has been named to the plaintiffs’ steering committee for the multidistrict...

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  • Oct 30, 2013

Illegal Online Pharmacies Providing Faulty Drugs

In January 2009, police officers found Vassilios Stassinos dead in his apartment in Washington, D.C., surrounded by more than 17,000 pills including Xanax, Vicodin, Ritalin,...

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  • Oct 10, 2013

Consumers Union: Hip, Knee Implants Should Come With Warranties

It may be tough to view a hip or knee replacement in the same light as a car, appliance, or piece of expensive technology. In...

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  • Sep 18, 2013

Florida Attorney General Warns of Fake Utility Workers Phone Scam

A warning has been issued by Florida’s attorney general to alert consumers to a new scam involving callers posing as utility company employees who attempt...

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  • Sep 4, 2013

C.R. Bard Ordered to Pay $2 Million in First Federal Vaginal Mesh Verdict

A jury has ordered medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard Inc. to pay $2 million to a woman who filed suit after allegedly suffering serious injuries...

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  • Aug 16, 2013