Consumer Alerts (page 13)


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

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...

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  • 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,...

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  • Oct 10, 2013

BP Exec: Gulf Oil Spill Crisis Could Have Ended Sooner

According to the leader of BP’s campaign to control the well that exploded and caused the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in...

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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

Mixed Signals? No Data to Back Up Diabetes Drugs' Cancer Risks, Says EMA

Contrary to reports and pending lawsuits that claim otherwise, the FDA has publicly agreed with the findings of a study conducted by the European Medicines...

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  • Aug 19, 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

Over-the-Phone Arrest Threats Scam Victims out of Thousands

Consumers across the country have recently received phone calls from “police officers,” who claim there is  a warrant out for their arrest—unless they agree to...

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  • Aug 15, 2013

Morgan & Morgan Attorney Helps Winter Haven Man Sue to Stop Robocalls

Thanks to the efforts of Morgan & Morgan debt harassment attorney Billy Howard in federal court, one man’s ongoing robocalling nightmare has finally come to...

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  • Aug 13, 2013

New Legal Pathway May Help Medtronic Users Get Their Day in Court

Although hundreds of patients implanted with Medtronic’s Infuse spinal bone graft device have suffered serious complications, not a single lawsuit has made it court. That...

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  • Jul 10, 2013

FDA First: Four New Tobacco Products Rejected for Sale

Thanks to previously unused authority granted by a recent law, the FDA has rejected the sale of four new tobacco products, a first for the...

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  • Jul 3, 2013

Diabetes Assoc. Calls for Pharmaceutical Cos. to Review Incretin Therapy

The American Diabetes Association (the Association) is calling for all pharmaceutical companies that develop or market incretin-based medications taken by Type 2 diabetics to make...

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  • Jun 28, 2013

Feds Crack Down on Rising Timeshare Fraud in the U.S., Florida

Officials throughout the United States say the number of lawsuits filed for timeshare resale frauds has climbed drastically, with the bulk of the scams occurring...

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  • Jun 14, 2013