Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-Feb-14

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries indicated that it is ready to pay a settlement of as much as $3.6 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits against the company and other drug companies over allegations of fueling the opioid crisis.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-Feb-07

Philadelphia, along with other Pennsylvania counties, signed on a settlement that would churn out $1 billion for drug treatment and prevention, considering the opioid crisis in the state. The officials agreed on the settlement after a brief argument where the mayor and the district attorney stated that the amount was too low and the 18-year payout…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-Jan-24

Endo International has agreed to pay up to $65 million to the state of Florida and local governments to resolve the claims against the company, alleging it of fueling the opioid epidemic.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-Jan-17

Nevada has reversed the course and decided to rejoin the $26 billion multi-state opioid settlement, which was earlier rejected, cited as insufficient to deal with the crisis.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2022-Jan-03

Teva Pharmaceuticals has been held responsible for fueling the opioid crisis in the New York state as per the ruling by a New York jury in Suffolk County State Supreme Court.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Dec-27

A federal jury in Florida has awarded a combat earplugs lawsuit verdict in the favor of 3M and its Aearo Technologies LLC subsidiary against a U.S. Army veteran over hearing loss claims. The email from 3M stated that the company is pleased with the verdict, and it will also help to deal with the…

What Happened In The MassTorts World Last Week? 2019-Dec-09

Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) request to toss the $70 million Risperdal verdict has been upheld by the Pennsylvania appeals court. According to the 2013 lawsuit, the plaintiff, a Tennessee resident, had taken Risperdal since he was a toddler, which led to breast development, a condition…

What Happened In The MassTorts World Last Week? 2018-Dec-03

Georgia resident's trial over defective Cook Celect Cava Filter is scheduled to begin on January 14, 2019, in the U.S. District of Arizona. In the complaint filed, the plaintiff stated that the filter broke and migrated to other parts in her body piercing her thigh.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Dec-20

A military service member has been awarded a $22.5 million settlement by a Florida federal jury in a 3M earplugs lawsuit that accused the company of manufacturing faulty earplugs that result in hearing loss.