Personal Injury News: Pick Of Last Month: May-2020

A jury awarded $4 million verdict to the family of a 72-year-old man who died after his doctor tried to insert a catheter 14 times. According to the lawsuit, the victim was suffering from mitral valve regurgitation, a heart problem that can cause a backflow of blood. He also had 80% to 90% blockage in one of his arteries.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Dec-13

A joint plan to narrow more than 130,000 potential personal injury claimants accusing alleged links between the heartburn drug Zantac and various cancers has been presented by the parties of the Zantac MDL. Florida-based U.S. District Judge Robin L. Rosenberg is overseeing the Zantac MDLs and informed that…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Dec-6

Attorneys representing a group of states have asked a federal judge to reject the settlement of thousands of opioid lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma. The states claim that the bankruptcy plan will give legal protection to the Sackler family. The attorneys representing the states said that…

Personal Injury News: Pick Of Last Month: November-2021

The mother of a student from a Chicago Public School who was bullied in the school will receive a $1.2 million settlement as the traumatized student attempted suicide which resulted in his death.

As per the court documents, the mother of the student alleged that the school staff and the students of the Carter Woodson Elementary School…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Nov-29

Sanofi secures a second win in litigation surrounding its chemotherapy drug Taxotere after the company proved that it provided adequate warnings about the risk of the drug’s usage to the plaintiff. As per the lawsuit filed by the plaintiff in 2016, she claims that she suffered permanent hair loss in 2008…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Nov-22

Colorado's 64 counties have agreed on the division of the $400 million in the opioid settlement amount awarded by the federal judge to fund addiction treatment, recovery and prevention programs. The settlement amount includes $300 million from Johnson & Johnson, Amerisource Bergen, CardinalHealth,…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Nov-15

$465 million opioid judgment that was earlier ruled against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), alleging that the company illicitly marketed drugs that resulted in the opioid epidemic, has been overturned. The lawsuit alleged that J&J deceptively forced the distributors, wholesalers, pharmacies,…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Nov-08

Bexar County, which sued more than 50 drug manufacturing and distributing companies in 2018, will receive $12 million from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to tackle the opioid crisis. The settlement is part of a $290 million allotted to Texas to deal with the ongoing opioid crisis in the state. J&J…

Personal Injury News: Pick Of Last Month: October-2021

Families of the children who were harmed and died in a mishap at a pediatric nursing facility in Passaic County in 2018 due to a viral outbreak will receive a $6.2 million settlement.

As per the court documents, 35 children were infected, and 11 died because of adenovirus, a typically mild illness that affected the weakened immune of…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Nov-01

Alabama Attorney General has announced to use $1.5 million from the $9 million opioid settlement to prevent child abuse because of the opioid crisis in the state. The attorney general explained that many of the parents addicted to opioids have resulted in adverse childhood experiences to the kids across…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Oct-25

Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) subsidiary LTL Management LLC has asked to pause thousands of talc lawsuits against its parent company, considering Chapter 11 granted to it. LTL Management stated in the motion that Chapter 11 gets automatically applied to Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. as both the…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Oct-18

More than 100 lawsuits have been registered against Royal Philips NV in Pennsylvania court over the recall of its more than 3 million CPAP devices which were used to treat sleep apnea and linked to causing cancer. U.S. District Judge Joy Conti is overlooking the claims…