Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Oct-11

The attorney general of Louisiana and Teva Pharmaceuticals have reached a $15 million settlement to deal with the opioid epidemic and claims throughout the state against the company.

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

New Hampshire’s youth detention center faces another lawsuit from a man who alleged that he was sexually and physically assaulted by the staffers at the center.

As per the court documents, the plaintiff has spent three years in the detention center in the 1990s, where he was beaten and exploited sexually by the staffers. The plaintiff…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Oct-04

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been cleared of liability in a lawsuit where a woman accused the company of failing to warn about the health risks associated with its talcum baby powder product.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Sept-27

Niagara and Erie counties, along with other communities and counties around the New York state, will get a relevant settlement for the opioid crisis caused by the manufacturers throughout the state.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Sept-20

C.R. Bard has been awarded the first win in the Ventralight ST hernia mesh of Ohio, where the plaintiff accused that the company's product was defective and resulted in multiple injuries to him.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Sept-13

A federal judge has denied C.R. Bard’s pre-verdict motion in the hernia mesh lawsuit, considering the evidence provided by the plaintiffs that highlight the dangers of the product to the patients.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Sept-06

The U.S. district judge has indicated to fasten up the pace of trials and discovery proceedings in the 3M earplugs hearing loss litigation considering the backlog of 250,000 claims.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Aug-30

Purdue Pharma's former president and board chair of the company claimed that he, his family, and the company are not responsible for the opioid crisis throughout the United States.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Aug-23

A Judicial Panel has refused to centralize Belviq lawsuits against Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. in an MDL stating there are too few lawsuits filed against the manufacturers post the recall of the drug.

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Aug-16

The U.S. District Judge rejected an appeal from Merck that requested the court to dismiss a claim of the Zostavax vaccine lawsuit considering the statute of limitations clause. As per the court documents, the plaintiff received Zostavax in September 2007, after which she encountered a severe rash on her…

Weekly Mass Torts Bulletin 2021-Aug-09

The trial of the first bellwether case against C.R. Bard will begin this week, where the juries will discover testimonies and evidence in the thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits with allegations of defective designs. The trial will include videotape testimony from expert witnesses and two dozen facts…