Another Jury Finds AbbVie Misrepresented Risks of AndroGel & Awards $140 Million Verdict in Testosterone Heart Attack Lawsuit

Categories: Testosterone Heart Attack/Stroke Lawsuits

On October 5, 2017, a Chicago jury ordered AbbVie, Inc. to pay more than $140 million to a Tennessee man, Jeffrey Konrad, who alleged that the Company misrepresented the risks of his testosterone replacement drug, AndroGel prescribed for Low-T, causing him to suffer a heart attack. This case is one of many in the testosterone…

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Judge Declares Mistrial in Johnson & Johnson Talc Mesothelioma Trial

Categories: Talc Cancer Lawsuits

On Tuesday, California Judge, C. Edward Simpson, granted a mistrial in the first lawsuit to go to trial over claims that Johnson & Johnson’s popular talc-based hygiene products can cause mesothelioma, a deadly cancer generally linked to asbestos exposure. (Prior trials have concerned ovarian cancer.) The Judge declared a mistrial because witness testimony referenced ovarian…

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Pending Settlement Announced in Syngenta Corn Litigation- Do You Have a Claim?

Categories: Syngenta Corn Litigation

Recently, on September 26, 2017, during a trial in Minnesota state court, a potential settlement of the Syngenta MIR 162 Corn Litigation was announced.  The litigation stems from Syngenta’s decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved it.  When Chinese officials began refusing U.S. corn shipments in approximately 2013, corn prices…

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Hernia Mesh Complications – Could This Be Causing Your Problems?

Categories: Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Lawsuits continue to be filed against various hernia mesh manufacturers, including for example, cases resulting from injuries alleged to be caused by Physiomesh, sold by Ethicon, Inc./Johnson & Johnson, and C-Qur, sold by Atrium Medical Corporation. The lawsuits alleged that various hernia mesh products are defective and that manufacturers such as Ethicon and Atrium failed…

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BREAKING NEWS: Johnson & Johnson Hit Yet Again With A $417 Million Verdict in CA Talc Trial

Categories: Talc Cancer Lawsuits

Borgess Law, LLC is currently accepting talc powder cancer cases. If you or someone you know used baby powder or other talc-based products and was diagnosed with ovarian or other types of cancer, feel free to contact Consumer Product Litigation Attorney Pamela A. Borgess of Borgess Law, LLC at (567) 455-5955 or toll-free at (844) LAW-9144. You can also contact Borgess Law, LLC by submitting an online inquiry. Borgess Law never charges a fee for an initial consultation.

Yesterday, in the first California trial over Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder, a Los Angeles jury awarded $417 million (including $347 million in punitive damages meant to punish the company) to a 62 year old woman, Eva Echeverria who developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products for feminine hygiene. (Echeverria v. Johnson & Johnson,…

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Endo International Agrees to Set Aside $775 Million To Resolve Remaining Lawsuits Related to Vaginal-Mesh

Categories: Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Trying to conclude its vaginal mesh legal woes, Endo International Plc recently announced that it has agreed to set aside $775 million to resolve the last batch of 22,000 remaining known lawsuits alleging the company’s vaginal-mesh implants eroded in some women.  Tens of thousands of female patients who have been implanted with vaginal mesh products,…

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Tomorrow JPML Revisits Whether to Consolidate Acid Reflux PPI Medication Lawsuits for Kidney Problems

Categories: Acid Reflux PPI Lawsuits for Kidney Disease & Failure

Tomorrow, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) is scheduled to revisit whether to create a multidistrict litigation (MDL) docket for cases filed by individuals who have suffered kidney problems after taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and others. A MDL is a type of legal proceeding that helps federal courts efficiently manage many…

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