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...
- 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
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Jun 14, 2013