Consumer Alerts (page 12)
GM Recalls 1.6 Million Cars With Defective Ignition Switch, Airbag Problems
General Motors has recalled 1.6 million vehicles due to a defective ignition switch that can cause engines to shut off and prevent airbags from deploying...
- Mar 18, 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...
- Mar 7, 2014
Secret Service Investigating Potential Data Breach at Sears
Following a string of publicized data breaches among well-known retailers including Target and Neiman Marcus, Sears Holdings Corp. announced on Friday that it is investigating...
- Mar 4, 2014
Receive a Letter from Florida Hospital About Dr. Lu's Spinal Surgeries?
If you received a letter from Florida Hospital Medical Group concerning a spinal surgery performed by Dr. William Lu, the attorneys at Morgan & Morgan...
- Feb 28, 2014
Morgan & Morgan Investigating Neiman Marcus Data Breach
The attorneys at Morgan & Morgan are investigating claims on behalf of those who were affected by the Neiman Marcus data breach. In January 2014,...
- Feb 28, 2014
Men's Desire to Stay Young Exploited by Testosterone Treatment Makers
Every day, we are bombarded with advertisements touting how certain products will keep us young. This marketing tactic is used to sell everything from cars,...
- Feb 24, 2014
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