Zimmer's Appeal On $3.5M Hip Implant Suit Verdict Rejected

08/29/2022 - 13:30

An appeal from Zimmer Biomet to request a new trial following a $3.5 million hip implant lawsuit judgment was rejected by a U.S. Court of…

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Rhode Island Jury Hears Closings In First Hernia Mesh Trial

08/26/2022 - 10:12

A Rhode Island jury heard closing arguments in the first state court trial involving allegedly faulty hernia mesh implants.The trial, which…

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19 IL Counties Sue Major Drugstore Chains Over Opioid Crisis

08/24/2022 - 11:57

Nineteen Illinois counties, including five of the six in the Chicago area, are suing some of the biggest drugstore chains in the country on…

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3M Awaits Chapter 11 Ruling To Resolve Several Litigations

08/23/2022 - 13:17

This week, before a federal judge in Indianapolis, the 3M Co.'s attempt to prevent jury trials of more than 230,000 cases accusing it of…

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Uninsured Americans May Find Naloxone Expensive

08/22/2022 - 12:39

According to a recent RAND Corporation study, many uninsured Americans find it prohibitively expensive to purchase the opioid antidote…

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Walmart, CVS, Walgreens To Pay $650M Over Opioid Crisis

08/19/2022 - 14:52

After a jury held the owners of CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart pharmacies responsible for fueling the opioid epidemic, a federal judge in Ohio…

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Veteran's Bid To Stop 3M From Exiting Earplug Liability MDL

08/18/2022 - 13:29

Two U.S. military veterans have submitted separate motions and arguments to block 3M from using Chapter 11 bankruptcy to settle the Combat…

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Plaintiff In First Zantac Lawsuit To Withdraw The Case

08/17/2022 - 13:47

According to the plaintiff's lawyer and the drugmakers identified as defendants in the first lawsuit involving the heartburn medication…

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Hawaii Announces Plans To Spend $78M Opioid Settlement

08/16/2022 - 14:28

State and local authorities announced strategies for using Hawaii's $78 million part of a national settlement with pharmaceutical…

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J&J To Stop Baby Powder Sales In 2023

08/12/2022 - 14:24

Johnson & Johnson announced on Thursday that it will cease selling talc-based baby powder internationally in 2023, more than two years…

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Judge Holds Walgreens Liable For Opioid Crisis San Francisco

08/11/2022 - 14:05

Walgreens can be held accountable for contributing to San Francisco's opioid crisis, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday, because the…

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Wisconsin's Detailed Fund Plan To Combat Opioid Crisis

08/11/2022 - 14:01

Wisconsin, which has already received the first $6 million of the anticipated $500 million in opioid settlement payments, intends to use a…

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