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Roundup Lawsuits Continue to Mount Following Landmark $289 Million Verdict

September 6, 2018

Bayer, the new owner of Monsanto, the company responsible for manufacturing the controversial weed killer Roundup, reported last month that the number of lawsuits filed over side effects of Roundup exposure has skyrocketed to 8,000, following the recent $289.2 million Roundup verdict handed down in a California court. The…

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Nuplazid Patient Deaths

April 14, 2018

Reports of Deaths Linked to Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis Drug Spark Safety Concerns

Hundreds of patients have died while taking Nuplazid, a drug manufactured by San Diego-based Acadia Pharmaceuticals to control psychosis related to Parkinson’s disease, a debilitating movement disorder that affects hundreds of thousands of individuals and has a typical…

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Multimillion-Dollar IVC Filter Verdict

April 13, 2018

$3.6 Million IVC Filter Verdict Good News for Plaintiffs in Thousands of Pending Lawsuits

A federal jury in Arizona just last week ordered medical device maker C.R. Bard to pay $3.6 million in compensatory and punitive damages in the first IVC filter lawsuit to go to trial. And while the…

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Roundup Cancer Litigation Update

April 9, 2018

MDL Judge Weighing Expert Testimony on Potential Link Between Roundup Weedkiller and Cancer

As product liability claims involving Roundup weed killer and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma continue to be investigated by attorneys across the country, the federal judge presiding over all federal Roundup lawsuits will consider expert testimony presented by both sides…

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$55 Million Talc Powder Verdict

May 3, 2016

J&J Ordered to Pay $55 Million in Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit

In the second major talcum powder trial loss for Johnson & Johnson this year, the pharmaceutical company was ordered by a St. Louis jury earlier this week to pay $55 million to a 62-year-old South Dakota woman who blamed…

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Pinnacle Hip Implant Award

March 18, 2016

$498 Million Verdict Delivered in Second Pinnacle Hip Implant Bellwether Trial

Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a $498 million verdict in the second bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation involving allegedly defective Pinnacle hip implants manufactured by the company’s DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary. The product liability lawsuit was made…

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