FDA Requests Immediate Withdraw of Zantac & Other Ranitidine Products from the Market

Categories: Zantac Lawsuits

What you should know: On April 1, 2020, the FDA requested that all manufacturers immediately withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market. The generic name for the drug Zantac is ranitidine. The medication may contain a cancer-causing chemical. Some ranitidine medications had already been recalled prior to this announcement. Lawsuits have been…

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HEARTBURN MEDICATION RECALLS DUE TO CANCER RISK: Zantac Litigation Update

Categories: Zantac Lawsuits

HEARTBURN MEDICATION RECALLS DUE TO CANCER RISK: LITIGATION UPDATE

What you should know: The generic name for the drug Zantac is ranitidine. The medication may contain a cancer-causing chemical. Multiple ranitidine medications have been recalled. Lawsuits have been filed by individuals who have taken Zantac and developed cancer. The lawsuits accuse drug makers of manufacturing, marketing and selling a product they knew or should have…

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E-CIGARETTE ADDICTION & INJURY LAWSUIT UPDATE – Federal Cases Centralized in MDL in California

Categories: E-Cigarette Addiction & Injury Lawsuit

Recently, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) created a new MDL for federal lawsuits for individuals, including minors, who suffered addiction or other injury as a result of JUUL nicotine delivery products.  The lawsuits allege that Juul Labs, Inc (“JLI”) marketed its JUUL nicotine delivery products, including e-cigarettes, in a manner designed to attract minors, that…

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Asbestos-Tainted Baby Powder Recalled by Johnson and Johnson

Categories: Talc Cancer Lawsuits

Asbestos-Tainted Baby Powder Recalled by Johnson and Johnson

On Friday, October 18, 2019, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. announced that it is recalling approximately 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online. Asbestos is a known carcinogen that has been linked to mesothelioma. Johnson &…

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Uloric® (Gout Medication) Emerging Litigation Following FDA’s Conclusion of Increased Risk of Death

Categories: Uloric (Gout Medication) Lawsuits

Uloric® (febuxostat) is a medication manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals that is prescribed to treat a type of arthritis called gout in adults. Gout happens when a naturally occurring substance in the body called uric acid builds up and causes sudden attacks of redness, swelling, and pain in one or more joints. On 2/21/19, the U.S….

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3M MILITARY EAR PLUG LAWSUITS UPDATE: Federal Cases Centralized in MDL in Florida

Categories: 3M Military Ear Plug Hearing Loss Lawsuits

Borgess Law, LLC is now investigating cases of veterans nationwide who suffered partial or total hearing loss as a result of the Combat Arms Earplugs. If you, or a loved one were active in any branch of the military at any time from 2003 to 2015 and suffered hearing loss, you may have a potential claim against the ear plug manufacturer.

Recently, on April 3, 2019, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) created a new MDL (“multidistrict litigation”) for the federal lawsuits brought by military veterans and service members with hearing loss against the earplug manufacturer, 3M Company.  The MDL is in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida before Judge M. Casey…

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Jury Awards $3 Million in Cook IVC Filter Trial

Categories: IVC Lawsuits

On Friday, February 1, 2019, an Indiana federal jury awarded a plaintiff $3 million in compensatory damages in a bellwether Cook Medical IVC filter case after determining that the device was defectively designed. The verdict was handed down in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana with Judge Richard Young presiding. A…

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3M Military Ear Plug Lawsuits UPDATE: Veterans with Hearing Loss Move for MDL

Categories: 3M Military Ear Plug Hearing Loss Lawsuits

Borgess Law, LLC is now investigating cases of veterans nationwide who suffered partial or total hearing loss as a result of the Combat Arms Earplugs. If you, or a loved one were active in any branch of the military at any time from 2003 to 2015 and suffered hearing loss, you may have a potential claim against the ear plug manufacturer.

On January 25, 2019, a petition was filed with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“JPML”) requesting that cases brought by military veterans with hearing loss against the earplug manufacturer, 3M Company, be transferred to the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. In July, 2018, the Department of Justice announced that 3M Company “agreed to…

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3M Military Ear Plug Lawsuits: Veterans with Hearing Loss

Categories: 3M Military Ear Plug Hearing Loss Lawsuits

Borgess Law, LLC is now investigating cases of veterans nationwide who suffered partial or total hearing loss as a result of the Combat Arms Earplugs. If you, or a loved one were active in any branch of the military at any time from 2003 to 2015 and suffered hearing loss, you may have a potential claim against the ear plug manufacturer.

In July, 2018, the Department of Justice announced that 3M Company “agreed to pay $9.1 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly sold the dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 (CAEv2) to the U.S. military without disclosing defects that hampered the effectiveness of the hearing protection device.”  Specifically, the U.S. had alleged that 3M and…

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ZOSTAVAX SHINGLES VACCINE LAWSUIT UPDATE: Federal Cases Centralized in MDL in Pennsylvania

Categories: Zostavax Shingles Vaccine Lawsuits

Recently, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) created a new MDL for the federal lawsuits alleging injury caused by Zostavax, a live vaccine for the prevention of shingles. The lawsuits allege that the vaccine caused individuals to develop shingles or other injuries triggered from exposure to the live, attenuated varicella zoster virus contained in the vaccine,…

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