Consumer Alerts (page 12)
JPML Approves Consolidation of Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuits to SC Court
On Tuesday, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) approved a motion to consolidate all federally-filed lawsuits alleging a link between Lipitor and type 2...
- Feb 20, 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...
- 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,...
- 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...
- Feb 6, 2014
FDA Evaluating Safety of Testosterone Products
The FDA has announced that it will be evaluating the safety of agency-approved testosterone products after two studies linked the popular “low-T” treatments to an...
- Feb 3, 2014
FDA Launches New Study into Pradaxa's Safety
On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Mini-Sentinel program posted a request for the public to submit comments on its protocol for a study...
- Jan 9, 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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)...
- Nov 14, 2013
Another Bite at the Apple: Lipitor Plaintiffs Move to Consolidate Lawsuits
Women who have developed type II diabetes after taking Lipitor have filed lawsuits across the country from Florida to California. The lawsuits allege that Pfizer...
- Nov 13, 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...
- 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...
- Oct 30, 2013
Bard Challenges Jury's Findings in Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Suit
In August, a West Virginia jury awarded Donna Cisson $2,250,000 to both compensate her for injuries related to Bard’s Avaulta transvaginal mesh and to send...
- Oct 29, 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,...
- Oct 10, 2013