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- Should I Join a Class Action Lawsuit Against Volkswagen?
All over the news are stories about Volkswagen cheating their emissions tests to improve sales and get approval for their vehicles. This has left millions of consumers feeling betrayed, cheated, and angry. As a result, many wonder what their legal options are. Chief among those options is the question of whether to join one of the many class action suits against VW.
- Diabetes Drug Actos Linked to Bladder, Prostate, and Pancreatic Cancer Risk; Thousands File Lawsuits
The diabetes drug Actos has been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the drug, has agreed to pay a $2.4 billion settlement to resolve lawsuits alleging that the company hid its knowledge about the link between Actos and bladder cancer from patients. Recent studies have also suggested that Actos may be linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer and pancreatic cancer.
- IVC Filters Have a High Rate of Failure
Learn how the Inferior Vena Cava or IVC filters work and what lawsuits are being brought against the medical device.
- Finding Foreign Objects in Your Food
When you consume food, you usually do not expect to find foreign objects in it. While such action may seem grotesque, whether or not you have a viable case depends on a number of factors. Additionally, pursuing the case involves an even closer analysis.
- Class Actions: Nuisance or Necessity?
Are Class Actions a nuisance or necessity? In this article I will discuss what class actions are and why they are an indispensable tool of defense against injuries suffered due to bad business practices.
- Generic Drug Consumers Lack Important Legal Protections
Many times, people take generic drugs because they are more cost effective and included in insurance plans. However, these consumers may not have the same legal protections taking a generic drug as a brand name drug. Despite generics being copies of existing drugs, legal protections for consumers of generic drugs may not apply.
- Trial Award for Exposure to Asbestos in Talcum
In Los Angeles, California a jury has awarded a 73 year old woman $13 million for contracting mesothelioma from Colgate’s Cashmere Bouquet talcum powder.
- Drug Company Settles Lawsuits for $2.37 Billion
After a lengthy battle in court, Japanese drug manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceutical Company has agreed to pay out a record $2.37 billion to resolve claims that the company failed to warn users about cancer risks associated with one of their most popular drugs.
- Unmentioned Risks Associated With Power Morcellators Assisted Surgeries
The Wall Street Journal notes that power morcellator manufacturers may not have disclosed that the instrument can spread cancer when used in uterine fibroid removal procedures.
- Product safety Recalls in Children's Products
Protecting children is a main priority in the United States, yet many consumers are unaware of the safety philosophies of the companies selling children’s products.