Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-June-26

Cheshire Medical Centre (CMC) in Keene will pay $2 million to address claims that it violated the prohibited drugs Act (CSA) by failing to maintain correct records of prohibited drugs, including opioids.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-June-19

The pharmaceutical and biotechnology giant Bayer has agreed to pay $6.9 million to resolve accusations brought by the attorney general of New York that its Monsanto division made false and misleading statements regarding the safety of the weedkiller Roundup.

Personal Injury News: Pick Of Last Month: May-2023

A jury in Macomb County has awarded almost $10 million to the estate of a 41-year-old woman who passed away after a doctor at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township failed to adequately treat her surgical wound infection.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-June-12

Following a protracted delay in the cases due to Johnson & Johnson's decision to pursue a much-derided bankruptcy filing, the first jury trial concerning accusations that talcum powder causes cancer in two years has started in California.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-June-5

Opvee, the first nalmefene hydrochloride nasal spray, was given the go-ahead by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose in adults and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-May-29

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all Combat Arms Earplug complaints filed in federal courts nationwide has ordered the CEO of 3M Company to attend settlement negotiations aimed at settling hundreds of thousands of claims of hearing impairment since negotiations have reached a "critical juncture."

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-May-22

Hundreds of plaintiffs have requested the federal court to reinstate their Zostavax shingles lawsuits which were earlier dismissed by the judge due to lack of evidence.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-May-15

Ten companies that combined produce and market roughly 6,500 flavored e-liquid and e-cigarette products were given marketing denial orders by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2023-May-8

According to recently disclosed data, the number of drug overdose deaths containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl surged by 279% in the United States between 2016 and 2021.