Consumer Alerts (page 13)
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
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