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XARELTO STUDIES FAIL IN BAYER/J&J ATTEMPTS TO EXPAND MARKET CONTROL

XARELTO STUDIES FAIL IN BAYER/J&J ATTEMPTS TO EXPAND MARKET CONTROL

Mark York  Aug 28, 2018

THE RECENT FAILURE OF TWO XARELTO STUDIES STOPPED BAYER AND JOHNSON & JOHNSON ATTEMPTS TO INCREASE BLOOD THINNER MAR

How Rudy Giuliani Was Able To Let Purdue Pharma (OxyContin) Slip Out Of A 2006 Criminal Indictment By DC Back Office Maneuvering

How Rudy Giuliani Was Able To Let Purdue Pharma (OxyContin) Slip Out Of A 2006 Criminal Indictment By DC Back Office Maneuvering

Mark York  Aug 21, 2018

How was Purdue able to slip through the 2006 criminal indictment noose and continue to market, sell and prescribe Oxycon

Has California Rules Change In Novartis AG Litigation Changed Lawsuits Over Generic Drug Injuries?

Has California Rules Change In Novartis AG Litigation Changed Lawsuits Over Generic Drug Injuries?

Mark York  Aug 15, 2018

Will Big Pharma Change Labeling Today-If They Have To Pay Tomorrow?   By Mark York (August 15, 2018)(Mass Tort N

State of New York Sues Purdue Pharma Over Oxycontin Sales and Years of Marketing Abuses

State of New York Sues Purdue Pharma Over Oxycontin Sales and Years of Marketing Abuses

Mark York  Aug 15, 2018

Purdue Avoided Prosecution in 2007 By Paying $600 Million Over Oxycontin Bad Marketing Purdue Pharma Criminal Plea Agre

Zostavax MDL 2848 (Shingles Vaccine) Consolidated In USDC ED Pennsylvania

Zostavax MDL 2848 (Shingles Vaccine) Consolidated In USDC ED Pennsylvania

Mark York  Aug 14, 2018

Zostavax MDL 2848 Puts Merck Back on the MDL Hotseat   By Mark A. York (August 14, 2018) (MASS TORT NEXUS MEDIA

Monsanto “Roundup” Cancer Trial Closing:  Was There Proof of Monsanto Collusion to Stop Release of Cancer Link to Roundup?

Monsanto “Roundup” Cancer Trial Closing: Was There Proof of Monsanto Collusion to Stop Release of Cancer Link to Roundup?

Mark York  Aug 8, 2018

  Monsanto Collusion to Stop Release of Cancer Link Now Known               &

Opioid Addiction In 2016: Employer Costs Pass $2.6 Billion Per Year With 50% Used to Cover Children

Opioid Addiction In 2016: Employer Costs Pass $2.6 Billion Per Year With 50% Used to Cover Children

Mark York  Aug 3, 2018

Employer Costs Pass $2.6 Billion Per Year With 50% Used to Cover Children By Mark A. York (August 3, 2018) Emplo

Why Does the FDA Ignore “Off-Label” Drug Marketing?

Why Does the FDA Ignore “Off-Label” Drug Marketing?

Mark York  Aug 1, 2018

“BY REMOVING FDA OVERSIGHT BIG PHARMA RUNS AMOK” By Mark A. York (August 1, 2018) (MASS TORT NEXUS MEDIA)  In

How Oxycontin, Florida and the Sackler Family Created the Opioid Crisis In America

How Oxycontin, Florida and the Sackler Family Created the Opioid Crisis In America

Mark York  Jul 30, 2018

Why are the Sacklers worth $13 billion today? Answer: "The Oxy Express Explained" By Mark A. York (July 30, 2018)

BARD HERNIA MESH MDL 2846 JPML HEARING JULY 26, 2018 SANTA FE, NM

BARD HERNIA MESH MDL 2846 JPML HEARING JULY 26, 2018 SANTA FE, NM

Mark York  Jul 18, 2018

In re: MDL 2846 Davol, Inc./C.R. Bard, Inc. Polypropylene Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation By Mark A. York (Ju

THE OPIOID CRISIS AND URBAN AMERICA:  “NOW FIRMLY A PART OF BIG CITY LIFE”

THE OPIOID CRISIS AND URBAN AMERICA: “NOW FIRMLY A PART OF BIG CITY LIFE”

Mark York  Jul 12, 2018

“THE OPIOID CRISIS IS NOW PART OF URBAN AMERICA AND BIG CITY LIFE” Trash left by drug users under bridge

Johnson & Johnson Latest Baby Powder Cancer Trial Continues In Missouri

Johnson & Johnson Latest Baby Powder Cancer Trial Continues In Missouri

Mark York  Jul 6, 2018

J&J’s Facing Latest Baby Powder Cancer Trial Alone In Missouri Court By Mark A. York (July 6, 2018)  

Opiate Rx Big Pharma And “Profits Before Patients” Have Taken A Toll On American Children - Now A Part Of Daily Life In The USA

Opiate Rx Big Pharma And “Profits Before Patients” Have Taken A Toll On American Children - Now A Part Of Daily Life In The USA

Mark York  Jul 5, 2018

Opioid Industry Model of "Profits Before Patients” and The Impact on American Children By Mark A. York (July 5, 2018)

INDIVIDUAL CLAIMS = INFANT “NAS”, RICO, WRONGFUL DEATH, NEGLIGENCE AND MORE…

INDIVIDUAL CLAIMS = INFANT “NAS”, RICO, WRONGFUL DEATH, NEGLIGENCE AND MORE…

Mark York  Jun 20, 2018

Individual Opioid Injury Claim Types   A MASS TORT NEXUS OVERVIEW: by John Ray A great deal of media attentio

The Case for Individual Opioid Claims

The Case for Individual Opioid Claims

Mark York  Jun 20, 2018

Individual Opioid Claims  Attend the July 20-22, 2018 Mass Tort Nexus Opioid Crisis Summit, to learn more about what yo

Purdue Pharma Executives and the Sackler Family Named in Massachusetts Opioid Crisis Lawsuit

Purdue Pharma Executives and the Sackler Family Named in Massachusetts Opioid Crisis Lawsuit

Mark York  Jun 20, 2018

Oxycontin Founding Family Are Now Forced to Defend Profits In Court Complaint: "State of Massachusetts vs. Purdue Pharm

New York And Other State Court Opioid Litigation Moves Forward Along With Federal Opiate Rx MDL 2804

New York And Other State Court Opioid Litigation Moves Forward Along With Federal Opiate Rx MDL 2804

Mark York  Jun 11, 2018

"LAWSUIT FLOOD VERSUS ENTIRE OPIOID INDUSTRY IS GETTING BIG PHARMA'S ATTENTION" By Mark A. York (June 11, 2018)

How Insys Theraputics, Inc. Sold Stock And Killed Americans With The Help Of Doctors

How Insys Theraputics, Inc. Sold Stock And Killed Americans With The Help Of Doctors

Mark York  Jun 8, 2018

How Insys Theraputics, Inc. Sold Stock And Killed Americans At The Same Time  The Opioid Crisis Behind The Scenes by

HOW CAN WE SOLVE THE OPIOID CRISIS STARTING NOW? With An Opioid Crisis Summit Like No Other

HOW CAN WE SOLVE THE OPIOID CRISIS STARTING NOW? With An Opioid Crisis Summit Like No Other

Mark York  May 29, 2018

A Definitive Opioid Crisis Solutions Event By Mark A. York (May 29, 2018)        

Big Pharma’s Litigation War Chest: The 10 best-selling U.S.prescription drugs for the last 25 years are also all in pharmaceutical litigation

Big Pharma’s Litigation War Chest: The 10 best-selling U.S.prescription drugs for the last 25 years are also all in pharmaceutical litigation

Mark York  May 25, 2018

Mark A. York (September 4, 2018) BIG PHARMA'S TOP 10 DRUGS HAVE BANKED $635 BILLION IN Rx SALES SINCE 1993   &nb

Johnson & Johnson Liable For Talc Mesothelioma Verdict Of $21.7 Million In Actual And $4 Million In Punitive Damages

Johnson & Johnson Liable For Talc Mesothelioma Verdict Of $21.7 Million In Actual And $4 Million In Punitive Damages

Mark York  May 24, 2018

Will Industrial Talc Litigation Become Another Asbestos? The Litigation Is Moving That Way! By Mark A. York (May 24,

First State Court Opioid Crisis Trial Set In Oklahoma With May 2019 Start Date

First State Court Opioid Crisis Trial Set In Oklahoma With May 2019 Start Date

Mark York  May 24, 2018

By Mark A. York (May 24, 2018),May 28, 2019 trial date set in the first opioid litigation case to go to trial where a &n

More States Are Now Filing Lawsuits Against Big Pharma’s Opioid Rx Cash Cow Industry

More States Are Now Filing Lawsuits Against Big Pharma’s Opioid Rx Cash Cow Industry

Mark York  May 16, 2018

Florida, Texas, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota and Tennessee Join Opioid Litigation      

Opiate Prescribing and Use Keeps Rising While Research Data Shows A Diminishing Return

Opiate Prescribing and Use Keeps Rising While Research Data Shows A Diminishing Return

Mark York  May 11, 2018

Opiate Use Has Increased While Realtime Data Shows There's A Diminishing Return By Mark A. York (May 11, 2018) [capt

Abilify, Taxotere and Ethicon Multi-Layered Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Being Consolidated in New Jersey State Court

Abilify, Taxotere and Ethicon Multi-Layered Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Being Consolidated in New Jersey State Court

Mark York  May 11, 2018

New Jersey State Court MCL Designations: Is NJ the emerging state court mass tort venue for lawsuits against Big Pharma?

Lamictal (lamotrigine) Emerging Litigation - By GlaxoSmithKline plc

Lamictal (lamotrigine) Emerging Litigation - By GlaxoSmithKline plc

Mark York  May 8, 2018

Lamictal Emerging Litigation a Drug Made By GlaxoSmithKline plc By Mark A. York (May 8, 2018)

Abilify Bellwethers Settle Right Before Trial Over Impulsive Gambling-Sexual Activity Claims

Abilify Bellwethers Settle Right Before Trial Over Impulsive Gambling-Sexual Activity Claims

Mark York  May 3, 2018

“With global settlement talks now in place less than a week later" By Mark A. York (May 3, 2018) Will Abilify MDL Se

HeartStart MRx Defibrillator Emerging Litigation

HeartStart MRx Defibrillator Emerging Litigation

Mark York  May 2, 2018

Emerging HeartStart MRx Defibrillator Litigation              

Kayexalate Emerging Litigation

Kayexalate Emerging Litigation

Mark York  May 2, 2018

Emerging Kayexalate Litigation [caption id="attachment_5118" align="alignleft" width="299"] Kayexalate: An emerging lit

Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Potential Litigation

Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Potential Litigation

Mark York  May 2, 2018

Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Potential Litigation             Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vasc

The Immigrant Doctor Who’s Solving West Virginia’s Opioid Crisis

The Immigrant Doctor Who’s Solving West Virginia’s Opioid Crisis

Mark York  May 2, 2018

  A data-driven commissioner of public health figured out a way to slow overdose deaths. But treating addiction is

Zinbryta Emerging Litigation

Zinbryta Emerging Litigation

Mark York  May 1, 2018

Emerging Zinbryta Litigation                 Zinbry

New Breast Implant Emerging Litigation

New Breast Implant Emerging Litigation

Mark York  May 1, 2018

Emerging New Breast Implant Litigation                     

Ocaliva Emerging Litigation

Ocaliva Emerging Litigation

Mark York  May 1, 2018

Emerging Ocaliva Litigation [caption id="attachment_5124" align="alignleft" width="380"] Ocaliva: An Emerging Litigatio

Individual Plaintiff Opioid Cases - An Emerging Litigation

Individual Plaintiff Opioid Cases - An Emerging Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Individual Plaintiff Opioid Cases Now Emerging in The Opiate Litigation         &

NeuroBlate Probe Emerging Litigation

NeuroBlate Probe Emerging Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging NeuroBlate Probe Litigation                   

 New Gadolinium Imaging Contrast Agent Emerging Litigation   

 New Gadolinium Imaging Contrast Agent Emerging Litigation   

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging New Gadolinium Imaging Contrast Agent Litigation      [caption id="attachment_5214" align="alignleft" width

 Imodium OTC Emerging Litigation

 Imodium OTC Emerging Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging Imodium-Over The Counter Litigation   [caption id="attachment_5209" align="alignleft" width="415"] IMO

Vascular Solutions, Inc. Emerging "Venture Catheters" Recall Litigation

Vascular Solutions, Inc. Emerging "Venture Catheters" Recall Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging Venture Catheters Recall Litigation [caption id="attachment_5127" align="alignleft" width="471"] Vascular Syst

Viberzi Emerging Litigation   

Viberzi Emerging Litigation   

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging Viberzi Litigation   [caption id="attachment_5129" align="alignleft" width="352"] Viberzi Litigation[/captio

Uloric Emerging Litigation

Uloric Emerging Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging Uloric Litigation     [caption id="attachment_5125" align="alignleft" width="300"] Uloric Litigatio

Varubi Emerging Litigation

Varubi Emerging Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging  Varubi Litigation                  

Keytruda Emerging Litigation

Keytruda Emerging Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Emerging Keytruda Litigation [caption id="attachment_5120" align="alignleft" width="356"] Keytruda Litigation[/caption]

Emerging Tasigna Litigation

Emerging Tasigna Litigation

Mark York  Apr 30, 2018

Tasigna Emerging Litigation Tasigna by Novartis AG Tasigna (NILOTINIB HYDROCHLORIDE MONOHYDRATE) made by Novartis

NUPLAZID EMERGING LITIGATION

NUPLAZID EMERGING LITIGATION

Mark York  Apr 27, 2018

Emerging Nuplazid Litigation   [caption id="attachment_5138" align="alignleft" width="389"] NUPLAZID by Acadia

12 Judges Will Try 20 AndroGel Trials In MDL 2545 Starting In Fall of 2018

12 Judges Will Try 20 AndroGel Trials In MDL 2545 Starting In Fall of 2018

Mark York  Apr 26, 2018

"US District Court of Illinois Enacts A Real Rocket Docket In AndroGel MDL" By Mark A. York (April 26, 2018) &nb

While Big Pharma “Off-Label” Drug Marketing Continues - FDA Does Nothing

While Big Pharma “Off-Label” Drug Marketing Continues - FDA Does Nothing

Mark York  Apr 24, 2018

By Mark A. York (April 24, 2018) “BY REMOVING FDA OVERSIGHT BIG PHARMA RUNS AMOK”       &n

Bill Clinton On The Opioid Crisis “Nobody Gets Out For Free”

Bill Clinton On The Opioid Crisis “Nobody Gets Out For Free”

Mark York  Apr 18, 2018

"FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON SPEAKS TO THE OPIATE CRISIS ISSUES" By Mark A. York (April 18, 2018)   [capti

$35 Million In Punitives Added To Bard TVM Trial Verdict in NJ Court

$35 Million In Punitives Added To Bard TVM Trial Verdict in NJ Court

Mark York  Apr 18, 2018

"TOTAL VERDICT OF $68 MILLION IN SYNTHETIC SURGICAL MESH TRIAL" Mark A. York (April 18, 2018) [caption id="attachmen

ETHICON, INC. AND J&J FACING THOUSANDS OF TVM AND HERNIA MESH LAWSUITS: WILL THEY SETTLE SOONER OR LATER?

ETHICON, INC. AND J&J FACING THOUSANDS OF TVM AND HERNIA MESH LAWSUITS: WILL THEY SETTLE SOONER OR LATER?

Mark York  Apr 17, 2018

"New Jersey State Court Opens Ethicon Hernia Mesh Consolidation" Mark A. York (April 17, 2018)    

Bard Loses $33 Million In Pelvic Repair Mesh Trial In New Jersey State Court: Punitive Damage Hearings Today

Bard Loses $33 Million In Pelvic Repair Mesh Trial In New Jersey State Court: Punitive Damage Hearings Today

Mark York  Apr 13, 2018

"New Jersey State Courts Not Legal Safe Haven Lately For Companies HQ'd There" By Mark A. York (April 13, 2018) [cap

Update: Last Weeks J&J $37 Million Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Verdict—Add $80 Million In Punitive Damages

Update: Last Weeks J&J $37 Million Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Verdict—Add $80 Million In Punitive Damages

Mark York  Apr 12, 2018

J&J TALCUM POWDER CAUSES MESOTHELIOMA – WHO KNEW AND WHEN? By Mark A. York (April 12, 2018)   &nbs

Second Xarelto Drug Trial Starts in Philadelphia Courtroom

Second Xarelto Drug Trial Starts in Philadelphia Courtroom

Mark York  Apr 9, 2018

Will this be a long hot summer of trials for Xarelto defense counsel?  By Mark A. York (April 9, 2018)   [c

Jury Finds Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Caused Mesothelioma With A $37 Million Verdict

Jury Finds Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Caused Mesothelioma With A $37 Million Verdict

Mark York  Apr 6, 2018

J&J NOT FARING WELL IN 2018 TRIAL VERDICTS AS PLAINTIFFS WIN AT TRIAL AGAIN By Mark A. York (April 6, 2018)

C. R. Bard, Inc., Hit With Multimillion Dollar IVC Filter Jury Verdict in Arizona Federal Court

C. R. Bard, Inc., Hit With Multimillion Dollar IVC Filter Jury Verdict in Arizona Federal Court

Mark York  Mar 30, 2018

Plaintiff Wins the First Bellwether Trial in Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation MDL 2641 By Mark A. York (M

Johnson & Johnson Hit With $35 Million Surgical Mesh Implant Verdict

Johnson & Johnson Hit With $35 Million Surgical Mesh Implant Verdict

Mark York  Mar 29, 2018

$35 Million Verdict For Plaintiff In Ethicon Prolift Mesh Implant Trial Including $25 Million In Punitive Damages [capt

More Doctors Charged With Taking Opiate Rx Kickbacks From Insys Therapeutics, Inc.

More Doctors Charged With Taking Opiate Rx Kickbacks From Insys Therapeutics, Inc.

Mark York  Mar 20, 2018

"MD's Paid To Write Fentanyl Based Subsys Prescriptions" [caption id="attachment_5049" align="alignleft" width="355"]

Why Are Opiate Prescription Overdoses Still Rising? The Statistics Are Telling The Story

Why Are Opiate Prescription Overdoses Still Rising? The Statistics Are Telling The Story

Mark York  Mar 9, 2018

The Emergency Room Statistics Tell The Story  Why Is The Midwest USA Still Seeing Opioid OD's Rise Every Year?  By Mar

It Was Raining Opiates: How drug companies submerged West Virginia in opioids for years

It Was Raining Opiates: How drug companies submerged West Virginia in opioids for years

Mark York  Feb 26, 2018

“A small West Virginia town of 3,000 people got 21 million pills” By Mark A. York (February 26, 2016 ) [caption id="

This Week In Mass Torts Around The Country: Week of February 19, 2018

This Week In Mass Torts Around The Country: Week of February 19, 2018

Mark York  Feb 23, 2018

By MASS TORT NEXUS MEDIA   Opiate MDL 2804 Settlement Talks Start Before Discovery See also OPIOID CRISIS

“PELVIC MESH” - WHAT’S CHANGED SINCE JANUARY 2016? HAS THE FDA LOOKED CLOSER AT THE THOUSANDS OF FILED ADVERSE EVENTS? MESH IS NOW A CLASS III HIGH RISK MEDICAL DEVICE

“PELVIC MESH” - WHAT’S CHANGED SINCE JANUARY 2016? HAS THE FDA LOOKED CLOSER AT THE THOUSANDS OF FILED ADVERSE EVENTS? MESH IS NOW A CLASS III HIGH RISK MEDICAL DEVICE

Mark York  Feb 21, 2018

Who’s Telling Who About The High Risk Of Synthetic Surgical Mesh? By Mark A. York (February 21, 2018) [caption id="a

Orange County and Santa Clara County Suits Against “Opiate Big Pharma” In California State Court Can Proceed

Orange County and Santa Clara County Suits Against “Opiate Big Pharma” In California State Court Can Proceed

Mark York  Feb 19, 2018

Ruling Rejects Opioid Manufacturers’ Arguments To Dismiss Deceptive Marketing Litigation By Mark A. York (February 19,

Minnesota State Court Judge Rules Against Bair Hugger Plaintiffs

Minnesota State Court Judge Rules Against Bair Hugger Plaintiffs

Mark York  Feb 16, 2018

"State Court Claims in Bair Hugger Warming System Dismissed" By Mark A. York (February 16, 2018)    

Gary, Indiana joins litigation against opioid manufacturers 

Gary, Indiana joins litigation against opioid manufacturers 

Mark York  Feb 12, 2018

“Profits Before Patients” By Mark A. York (February 12, 2018) [caption id="attachment_4978" align="alignleft" widt

DePuy Pinnacle Plaintiffs Request Cases Be Remanded For Trial in Hip Implant MDL 2244

DePuy Pinnacle Plaintiffs Request Cases Be Remanded For Trial in Hip Implant MDL 2244

Mark York  Feb 9, 2018

Plaintiffs Request Remaining Pinnacle MDL 2244 Cases Be Remanded For Trial  Mark A. York (February 9, 2018) [caption

WEEKLY MDL and MASS TORT UPDATE by Mass Tort Nexus (February 2, 2018)

WEEKLY MDL and MASS TORT UPDATE by Mass Tort Nexus (February 2, 2018)

Mark York  Feb 2, 2018

  Week of January 29, 2018 This Week in Mass Torts Around The Country: By Mark A. York  

Xarelto Federal Court Hearing - Judge Fallon “Need to devise an end game for this MDL”

Xarelto Federal Court Hearing - Judge Fallon “Need to devise an end game for this MDL”

Mark York  Jan 30, 2018

Xarelto MDL 2592 - Judge Fallon "I need to devise an end game for this MDL” Are Settlement Talks Coming to Xarelto Liti

Punitive Damages Now Allowed in Philadelphia Risperdal Suits Per Superior Court Ruling

Punitive Damages Now Allowed in Philadelphia Risperdal Suits Per Superior Court Ruling

Mark York  Jan 26, 2018

Janssen Facing Over 6,400 Cases in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas By Mark A. York (January 18, 2017)  

New York City sues Big Pharma over opioids - joining Chicago, Seattle, Milwaukee and other major cities

New York City sues Big Pharma over opioids - joining Chicago, Seattle, Milwaukee and other major cities

Mark York  Jan 25, 2018

New York City Joins Chicago, Seattle, Milwaukee in Suing Opioid Industry Players “PROFITS OVER PATIENTS BY BIG PHARMA C

FDA Delays “Off-Label” Intended Use Rule Change For Drugs

FDA Delays “Off-Label” Intended Use Rule Change For Drugs

Mark York  Jan 23, 2018

“Trump Lets Big Pharma Off The Hook” By Mark. A. York (January 23, 2018) [caption id="attachment_4930" align="alignl

$28 Million Xarelto Jury Verdict Reversed by Judge in Philadelphia Court

$28 Million Xarelto Jury Verdict Reversed by Judge in Philadelphia Court

Mark York  Jan 11, 2018

Defense gets fourth win in the four Xarelto bellwether trials By Mark York (January 11, 2018) [caption id="attachm

Tracking The Fentanyl Path From China To North America

Tracking The Fentanyl Path From China To North America

Mark York  Jan 2, 2018

To see how Fentanyl is made in China drug labs, marketed online, shipped to North America, processed upon arrival and ho

Eli Lilly Announces Settlement Of All Testosterone Cases in MDL 2545

Eli Lilly Announces Settlement Of All Testosterone Cases in MDL 2545

Mark York  Jan 2, 2018

Eli Lilly Settles All Testosterone Therapy Cases in MDL 2545 Ahead of Bellwether Trials Did Lilly Make the Right Move

How Fentanyl Came to North America From China and Stayed

How Fentanyl Came to North America From China and Stayed

Mark York  Jan 2, 2018

“A look at how Canada became addicted” By Mark A. York (January 2, 2018) [caption id="attachment_4880" align="alignn

California Supreme Court Rules Novartis AG Is Open To Lawsuits Over Generic Drug Injuries

California Supreme Court Rules Novartis AG Is Open To Lawsuits Over Generic Drug Injuries

Mark York  Dec 22, 2017

Will Big Pharma Change Labeling Today If They Have To Pay Tomorrow? By Mark York (December 22, 2017)  

Attorney General Opiate Investigations in New York, Texas, Missouri and Other States Move Forward

Attorney General Opiate Investigations in New York, Texas, Missouri and Other States Move Forward

Mark York  Dec 19, 2017

Amid Opioid Crisis: Investigations by AG’s in Texas, New York and Other States Demand Drug Company Documents By Mark

MONSANTO HAS MANIPULATED EPA AND MEDICAL STUDY DATA TO INCREASE ROUNDUP PROFITS

MONSANTO HAS MANIPULATED EPA AND MEDICAL STUDY DATA TO INCREASE ROUNDUP PROFITS

Mark York  Dec 19, 2017

Proof of Monsanto Collusion to Stop Release of Cancer Link to Roundup Weed Killer By Mark A. York December 19, 2017

FDA Fails to Cite Big Pharma Opioid Drug Makers for False Marketing and Advertisements

FDA Fails to Cite Big Pharma Opioid Drug Makers for False Marketing and Advertisements

Mark York  Dec 12, 2017

“PROFITS BEFORE PATIENTS REIGNS SUPREME AT FDA" By Mark A. York (December 12, 2017) [caption id="attachment_4840" al

JPML Approves Opiate Prescription MDL No. 2804: "Profits Before Patients" Exposed

JPML Approves Opiate Prescription MDL No. 2804: "Profits Before Patients" Exposed

Mark York  Dec 5, 2017

JPML Approves Opiate Prescription MDL No. 2804     (Mass Tort Nexus) The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Lit

$29 Million XARELTO Jury Verdict Against Bayer AG, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson &  Johnson) in Philadelphia

$29 Million XARELTO Jury Verdict Against Bayer AG, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson) in Philadelphia

Mark York  Dec 5, 2017

XARELTO TRIAL VERDICT FOR PLAINTIFF: BAYER AND JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS (J&J) LOSE  $29 MIILLION IN XARELTO TRIAL VER

JPML APPROVES "OPIATE PRESCRIPTION MDL 2804" AGAINST OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

JPML APPROVES "OPIATE PRESCRIPTION MDL 2804" AGAINST OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

Mark York  Dec 5, 2017

The UNITED STATES JUDICIAL PANEL ON MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION  has formally approved the"NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION OPIATE LIT

WEEKLY MDL and MASS TORT UPDATE by MASS TORT NEXUS for Week of November 27, 2017

WEEKLY MDL and MASS TORT UPDATE by MASS TORT NEXUS for Week of November 27, 2017

Mark York  Dec 1, 2017

By Mark A. York (November 30, 2017)           This week in mass torts around the count

New Round of Essure Lawsuits Filed vs. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc in Pennsylvania Federal Court

New Round of Essure Lawsuits Filed vs. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc in Pennsylvania Federal Court

Mark York  Nov 20, 2017

"Bayer Facing New Litigation Over Essure Birth Control Device" By Mark York (November 20, 2017) Mass Tort Nexus

PA Superior Court Reverses Risperdal Defense Verdict as Court Strikes Janssen Pharmaceuticals Only Favorable Jury Verdict

PA Superior Court Reverses Risperdal Defense Verdict as Court Strikes Janssen Pharmaceuticals Only Favorable Jury Verdict

Mark York  Nov 17, 2017

"Johnson & Johnson Hit With Another Trial Verdict Reversal" By Mark York (November 17, 2017) Mass Tort Nexus

WEEKLY MDL UPDATE by MASS TORT NEXUS for Week of November 13, 2017

WEEKLY MDL UPDATE by MASS TORT NEXUS for Week of November 13, 2017

Mark York  Nov 16, 2017

The week in mass torts around the country: By Mark York, Mass Tort Nexus (November 16, 2017) [caption id="attachment

California Appeals Court Denies Insurance Coverage For Opioid Drug Makers Defense: Will other insurers say no to opioid coverage?

California Appeals Court Denies Insurance Coverage For Opioid Drug Makers Defense: Will other insurers say no to opioid coverage?

Mark York  Nov 15, 2017

“Profits over Patients Continues” Mark York (November 15, 2017) Mass Tort Nexus      

WHAT JOHNSON & JOHNSON DOESN’T TELL THE GENERAL PUBLIC ABOUT PENDING LITIGATION

WHAT JOHNSON & JOHNSON DOESN’T TELL THE GENERAL PUBLIC ABOUT PENDING LITIGATION

Mark York  Nov 7, 2017

By Mark York (November 7, 2017)             A Report by Mass Tort

JOHNSON & JOHNSON ACCUSED OF WITNESS TAMPERING IN TWO DIFFERENT TRIALS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY

JOHNSON & JOHNSON ACCUSED OF WITNESS TAMPERING IN TWO DIFFERENT TRIALS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY

Mark York  Nov 7, 2017

Does Win At Any Cost Apply to J&J Legal Strategy Even At Trial? By Mark York (November 7, 2017)  

Targeting Big Pharma and Their Opiate Marketing Campaigns

Targeting Big Pharma and Their Opiate Marketing Campaigns

Mark York  Nov 3, 2017

The Major Focus Across The USA is Now Big Pharma and Their Opiate Marketing Campaigns Mark A. York (November 3, 2017)

Chicago Asks Federal Judge For Janssen Employee Marketing Records In Opioid Lawsuit

Chicago Asks Federal Judge For Janssen Employee Marketing Records In Opioid Lawsuit

Mark York  Nov 3, 2017

By Mark A. York (November 3, 2017)                

Insys Therapeutics, Inc. Founder and Billionaire John Kapoor, Indicted For Bribing Doctors to Prescribe Fentanyl

Insys Therapeutics, Inc. Founder and Billionaire John Kapoor, Indicted For Bribing Doctors to Prescribe Fentanyl

Mark York  Oct 27, 2017

“Is this the start of indictments against senior executives at Big Pharma opioid manufacturers” By Mark A. York (Octo

$417 Million J&J Talcum Powder Cancer Verdict Overturned in Los Angeles Court

$417 Million J&J Talcum Powder Cancer Verdict Overturned in Los Angeles Court

Mark York  Oct 24, 2017

JOHNSON & JOHNSON SCORES A POST-TRIAL DEFENSE RULING IN CALIFORNIA STATE COURT      

Nuedexta: The Drug Being Pushed “Off-Label” On The  Elderly In Nursing Homes

Nuedexta: The Drug Being Pushed “Off-Label” On The Elderly In Nursing Homes

Mark York  Oct 19, 2017

“PROFITS OVER PATIENTS IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY CONTINUES“ By Mark A. York (October 19, 2017) Mass Tort Nexus A

Missouri Appeals Court Throws Out $72 Million Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cancer Verdict

Missouri Appeals Court Throws Out $72 Million Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cancer Verdict

Mark York  Oct 17, 2017

Missouri Appeals Court Throws Out $72 Million Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cancer Verdict By Mark A. York (Octob

Jury Finds AbbVie Misrepresented Risks of AndroGel and Awards $140 Million in Second Low-T Bellwether Trial

Jury Finds AbbVie Misrepresented Risks of AndroGel and Awards $140 Million in Second Low-T Bellwether Trial

Mark York  Oct 17, 2017

"AbbVie, Inc. Misrepresented Risks of AndroGel and Jury Awards $140 Million in 2nd AndroGel Low-T Trial" By Mark A. Yor

The Definitive Guide to Opioid Litigation

The Definitive Guide to Opioid Litigation

John Ray  Oct 9, 2017

The Definitive Guide to the "Opioid Litigation" If you believe your firm is not big enough to be involved in the "Opioi

$89 MILLION SETTLEMENT ENDS MDL 2329 WRIGHT CONSERVE HIP IMPLANT LITIGATION

$89 MILLION SETTLEMENT ENDS MDL 2329 WRIGHT CONSERVE HIP IMPLANT LITIGATION

Mark York  Oct 9, 2017

Wright Medical Takes Another Step Toward Their Complete Exit From Hip Implants Mark A. York (October 9, 2017) Mass M

States Across The Country Are Targeting Big Pharma and Their Opiate Marketing Campaigns

States Across The Country Are Targeting Big Pharma and Their Opiate Marketing Campaigns

Mark York  Oct 6, 2017

Is Big Pharma The Target of Litigation Modeled After Tobacco Litigation?   Mark A. York,  October 6, 2017  

“NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION OPIATE LITIGATION MDL No. 2804”

“NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION OPIATE LITIGATION MDL No. 2804”

Mark York  Sep 29, 2017

Transfer Motion Accepted by JPML On September 29, 2017 By Mark A. York Mass Tort Nexus (September 29, 2017)

AS EXPECTED A “NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION OPIATE LITIGATION MDL FILING” IS ON THE JPML DOCKET

AS EXPECTED A “NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION OPIATE LITIGATION MDL FILING” IS ON THE JPML DOCKET

Mark York  Sep 28, 2017

Transfer Motion Filed To Create New Opioid Rx Multidistrict Litigation By Mark A. York Mass Tort nexus (September 2

XARELTO in Philadelphia Court: Will The BMSQ “California Plavix” SCOTUS Ruling Affect Out of State Plaintiffs?

XARELTO in Philadelphia Court: Will The BMSQ “California Plavix” SCOTUS Ruling Affect Out of State Plaintiffs?

Mark York  Sep 27, 2017

XARELTO in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas: Will The "California Plavix” Supreme Court Ruling Affect Out of State Pla

“THE OPIOID CRISIS IN AMERICA” - How Insys Theraputics, Inc. Sold Stock And Killed Americans At The Same Time With The Help Of Doctors

“THE OPIOID CRISIS IN AMERICA” - How Insys Theraputics, Inc. Sold Stock And Killed Americans At The Same Time With The Help Of Doctors

Mark York  Sep 26, 2017

A REPORT BY MASS TORT NEXUS  by Mark A. York ( September 26, 2017)         &nb

Opioid Manufacturers Break the "Don't Kill White People Rule"

Opioid Manufacturers Break the "Don't Kill White People Rule"

John Ray  Sep 26, 2017

Government Inaction Turns to Obsession The FDA, DEA, and the CDC, as well as numerous other government agencies have kn

ACTEMRA: Why Is Genentech Ignoring Wrongful Death, Heart Attack and Stroke Injuries?

ACTEMRA: Why Is Genentech Ignoring Wrongful Death, Heart Attack and Stroke Injuries?

Mark York  Sep 26, 2017

ACTEMRA: Why Is Genentech-Roche Ignoring Ever Increasing Evidence Of Wrongful Deaths, Heart Attack and Stroke Injuries?

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Files Appeal in Court Ruling Where Defense Verdict in Mesh Trial Sidestepped By Judge

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Files Appeal in Court Ruling Where Defense Verdict in Mesh Trial Sidestepped By Judge

Mark York  Sep 25, 2017

Plaintiffs Gets a Second Chance After Defense Trial Verdict           &nb

Plaintiffs Denied New Xarelto Bellwether Trials After Orr and Boudreaux Hearings Over Trial Losses in MDL 2592

Plaintiffs Denied New Xarelto Bellwether Trials After Orr and Boudreaux Hearings Over Trial Losses in MDL 2592

Mark York  Sep 25, 2017

Judge Fallon Denies Plaintiffs New Xarelto MDL 2592 Bellwether Trials After Hearings Last Week      

Why Has Bayer Stopped “Essure” Use In The UK and EU? Is it because women need a hysterectomy to remove the birth control device?

Why Has Bayer Stopped “Essure” Use In The UK and EU? Is it because women need a hysterectomy to remove the birth control device?

Mark York  Sep 19, 2017

By Mark A. York (September 19, 2017) Mass Tort Nexus "Women are forced to undergo hysterectomies to remove a birth

Johnson & Johnson and DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial Continued Until September 18th Based on Appeal

Johnson & Johnson and DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial Continued Until September 18th Based on Appeal

Mark York  Sep 15, 2017

Johnson & Johnson and DePuy Orthopaedics Latest "Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial" Continued Until September 18th Based on

Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Cases Removed From Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Based on SCOTUS "Plavix" Ruling

Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Cases Removed From Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Based on SCOTUS "Plavix" Ruling

Mark York  Sep 7, 2017

Boston Scientific Mass Tort Mesh Cases Removed From Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Based On Recent Supreme Court  Ju

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial Set for Today Delayed Based on Appellate Ruling of "Grave Error" By Sitting Judge

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial Set for Today Delayed Based on Appellate Ruling of "Grave Error" By Sitting Judge

Mark York  Sep 5, 2017

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Bellwether Trial Set For September 5th Delayed After Appeals Court Cites Grave Error By Judge

FDA Safety Notice Letter "Recommends The Continued Use Of Forced Air Thermal Regulation Systems During Surgery"

FDA Safety Notice Letter "Recommends The Continued Use Of Forced Air Thermal Regulation Systems During Surgery"

Mark York  Aug 30, 2017

Does the August 30, 2017 FDA Medical Device Safety Notice Letter Impact the BAIR HUGGER MDL 2666 FORCED AIR WARMING DEVI

Does Using Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

Does Using Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

Mark York  Aug 28, 2017

Does Johnson & Johnson talcum powder cause ovarian cancer? (Mass Tort Nexus, August 28, 2017)  Johnson & John

“New Evidence of Johnson & Johnson Bad Conduct Moved LA Jury to Award $417 Million Talc Verdict”

“New Evidence of Johnson & Johnson Bad Conduct Moved LA Jury to Award $417 Million Talc Verdict”

Mark York  Aug 25, 2017

Johnson & Johnson Still Influencing Opinion by Paying Cash to Insiders in Talc Cancer Fight “New Evidence of

Johnson & Johnson Loses Again In First California Talc-Cancer Trial As Jury Awards Plaintiff $417 million

Johnson & Johnson Loses Again In First California Talc-Cancer Trial As Jury Awards Plaintiff $417 million

Mark York  Aug 21, 2017

J&J's Loses Again In First California Talc-Cancer Trial As Jury Award Plaintiffs $417 million Los Angeles juro

Xarelto Trial: Defense Wins Again in Dora Mingo vs. Bayer AG and Janssen R&D In Third Trial Loss for Plaintiffs

Xarelto Trial: Defense Wins Again in Dora Mingo vs. Bayer AG and Janssen R&D In Third Trial Loss for Plaintiffs

Mark York  Aug 18, 2017

Xarelto Trial Update: Defense Wins Again in Dora Mingo vs. Bayer AG and Janssen R&D In Third Trial Loss for Plaintif

Xarelto Trial Update: Dora Mingo vs. Bayer AG and Janssen R&D Trial Finished Earlier Today

Xarelto Trial Update: Dora Mingo vs. Bayer AG and Janssen R&D Trial Finished Earlier Today

Mark York  Aug 18, 2017

Xarelto Trial Update: Dora Mingo vs. Bayer AG and Janssen R&D Trial Finished Earlier Today (Dora Mingo vs. Jansse

Actemra Research Suggest Congestive Heart Failure Warning Needed

Actemra Research Suggest Congestive Heart Failure Warning Needed

John Ray  Aug 18, 2017

A clinical study conducted by the maker of Actemra (tocilizumab), comparing the drug to its competitor, Enbrel (Etanerce

Dora Mingo vs Janssen and Bayer (Xarelto) Trial Update: Plaintiff Closes Her Case on August 16, 2017

Dora Mingo vs Janssen and Bayer (Xarelto) Trial Update: Plaintiff Closes Her Case on August 16, 2017

Mark York  Aug 16, 2017

(Dora Mingo vs. Janssen Research & Development, LLC et al. Case No. 2:15-cv-03469)  DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR JUDGME

Actemra Adverse Events

Actemra Adverse Events

John Ray  Aug 16, 2017

Actemra Emerging Mass Tort Litigation Preliminary Adverse Event Reports The following article addresses reports related

J&J Talcum Powder Cancer Trial Update: California State Court Jury Hears from Plaintiff Eva Echeverria’s Epidemiology Expert

J&J Talcum Powder Cancer Trial Update: California State Court Jury Hears from Plaintiff Eva Echeverria’s Epidemiology Expert

Mark York  Aug 14, 2017

"Plaintiff Eva Evecherria's Case Selected For First Trial Due to Onset of End Stage Terminal Ovarian Cancer” [caption

Is Industrial Talc Litigation The Next Major Mass Tort?

Is Industrial Talc Litigation The Next Major Mass Tort?

Mark York  Aug 9, 2017

                    (MASS TORT NEXUS MEDIA) Is Industrial Talc the

Endo International Agrees To An Additional $775 Million to Settle Remaining Mesh Lawsuits For A Total of $2.6 Billion

Endo International Agrees To An Additional $775 Million to Settle Remaining Mesh Lawsuits For A Total of $2.6 Billion

Mark York  Aug 8, 2017

  Endo International Plc has agreed as of August 7, 2017 to set aside an additional $775 million to resolve the

New Jersey Appellate Court Ruling of July 25, 2017 Reinstates Accutane Litigation

New Jersey Appellate Court Ruling of July 25, 2017 Reinstates Accutane Litigation

Mark York  Aug 7, 2017

New Jersey Appellate Court Ruling of July 25, 2017 Reinstates Accutane Litigation 07/28/17 IN RE: ACCUTANE LITIGATION

Daiichi Sankyo Settles Blood Pressure Drug Benicar MDL 2606 for $300 Million

Daiichi Sankyo Settles Blood Pressure Drug Benicar MDL 2606 for $300 Million

Mark York  Aug 3, 2017

Daiichi Sankyo settles U.S. lawsuits for $300 million over blood pressure drug Benicar in Multidistrict Litigation No. 2

JPML Approves Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL 2757 Assigned to US District Court New Jersey, Judge Claire C. Cecchi on August 2, 2017

JPML Approves Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL 2757 Assigned to US District Court New Jersey, Judge Claire C. Cecchi on August 2, 2017

Mark York  Aug 3, 2017

JPML Approves Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL 2757 Assigned to US District Court New Jersey, Judge Claire C. Cecchi on August

Proof of Monsanto Collusion to Stop Release of Cancer Link to Roundup Weed Killer

Proof of Monsanto Collusion to Stop Release of Cancer Link to Roundup Weed Killer

Mark York  Aug 3, 2017

"Another Example of Corporate America and Undue Influence on Official Release of Damaging Scientific Data" Proof of M

HERNIA MESH AND THE FDA “ARE THEY DOING ENOUGH OR  DOING JUST ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY THEIR ROLE?”

HERNIA MESH AND THE FDA “ARE THEY DOING ENOUGH OR DOING JUST ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY THEIR ROLE?”

Mark York  Jul 28, 2017

A Guide to Who's Who in Hernia Mesh and the Documented Problems With Mesh in the USA Hernia Mesh Litigation: Who is t

TESTOSTERONE MDL 2545 “ANDROGEL” JURY RETURNS $150 MILLION VERDICT IN PUNITIVE DAMAGES FOR “FALSE MARKETING” AGAINST ABBVIE WHILE FINDING NO FAULT IN “HEART ATTACK” CLAIMS

TESTOSTERONE MDL 2545 “ANDROGEL” JURY RETURNS $150 MILLION VERDICT IN PUNITIVE DAMAGES FOR “FALSE MARKETING” AGAINST ABBVIE WHILE FINDING NO FAULT IN “HEART ATTACK” CLAIMS

Mark York  Jul 25, 2017

On July 24, a jury in Chicago federal court found in favor of plaintiff Jesse Mitchell, ordering drugmaker AbbVie to pay

JPML Takes a Second Look at Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL 2757 at July 27, 2017 Hearings in Los Angeles

JPML Takes a Second Look at Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL 2757 at July 27, 2017 Hearings in Los Angeles

Mark York  Jul 24, 2017

JPML Takes a Second Look at Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL 2757 at July 27, 2017 Hearings in Los Angeles  The Judicial Pan

SCOTUS Bristol-Myers "California-Plavix" Ruling Causes Instant Mistrial in Missouri State Court J&J Talc Trial, But Judge Resets Trial For October 16, 2017

SCOTUS Bristol-Myers "California-Plavix" Ruling Causes Instant Mistrial in Missouri State Court J&J Talc Trial, But Judge Resets Trial For October 16, 2017

Mark York  Jul 19, 2017

SCOTUS Bristol-Myers "California-Plavix" Ruling Causes Instant Mistrial in Missouri State Court J&J Talc Trial, But

Missouri Federal Court Dismisses All Non-Missouri Plaintiffs From Bayer-Essure Birth Control Cases Citing Recent                                                                                          US Supreme Court Bristol-Myers “California Plavix” Ruling  “Are Plavix Motions The New Defense Strategy?”

Missouri Federal Court Dismisses All Non-Missouri Plaintiffs From Bayer-Essure Birth Control Cases Citing Recent US Supreme Court Bristol-Myers “California Plavix” Ruling “Are Plavix Motions The New Defense Strategy?”

Mark York  Jul 17, 2017

  On January 19, 2017, plaintiffs who are residents of states around the country including Missouri, filed a joi

Johnson & Johnson Faces First California State Court Talcum Powder Trial in Los Angeles Superior Court

Johnson & Johnson Faces First California State Court Talcum Powder Trial in Los Angeles Superior Court

Mark York  Jul 12, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4323" align="alignright" width="244"] Talcum Powder Trial[/caption] The closely watched first

Court Selects 2 Testosterone Cases Against Lilly for Bellwether Trials

Court Selects 2 Testosterone Cases Against Lilly for Bellwether Trials

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2017

The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois selected two cases as Lilly Bellwether Trial cases in In re

Roundup Causes Cancer, California Says

Roundup Causes Cancer, California Says

Larry Bodine  Jun 28, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4292" align="alignright" width="300"] Spraying glyphosate on a field. Photo: Chafer Machinery[/c

Beware of Green Dot Debit Card Scam Targeting Yaz Settlement Recipients

Beware of Green Dot Debit Card Scam Targeting Yaz Settlement Recipients

Larry Bodine  Jun 27, 2017

Some women who have suffered real injuries as a result of using Yaz, Yasmin, Gianvi and Ocella birth control are being i

Defective Airbag Maker Takata Files for Bankruptcy

Defective Airbag Maker Takata Files for Bankruptcy

Larry Bodine  Jun 26, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4288" align="alignright" width="300"] Flying shrapnel from Takata airbag explosion.[/caption]

Jury Awards Nearly $218 Million to Kansas Corn Producers In First Syngenta GMO Corn Class Action Lawsuit

Jury Awards Nearly $218 Million to Kansas Corn Producers In First Syngenta GMO Corn Class Action Lawsuit

Larry Bodine  Jun 26, 2017

A Kansas jury sided with Kansas corn producers in the first of eight certified state class action lawsuits involving the

First on the House Agenda: HR 985 Raises the Bar Class on Actions

First on the House Agenda: HR 985 Raises the Bar Class on Actions

Larry Bodine  Jun 26, 2017

The House of Representatives moves quickly to curtail victims’ rights. By Jesse Jensen, Esq. Reprinted with permission.

C.R. Bard Settles 75 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

C.R. Bard Settles 75 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Larry Bodine  Jun 23, 2017

C.R. Bard, Inc. has reportedly settled another batch of transvaginal mesh lawsuits that were part of the federal multidi

NJ Designates State Lawsuits over Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Heads as Multicounty Litigation

NJ Designates State Lawsuits over Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Heads as Multicounty Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jun 23, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2346" align="alignright" width="244"] LFIT V40 Femoral Head[/caption] New Jersey’s chief just

67 Ethicon Physiomesh Lawsuits Consolidated into MDL in Atlanta

67 Ethicon Physiomesh Lawsuits Consolidated into MDL in Atlanta

Larry Bodine  Jun 22, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4126" align="alignright" width="300"] The lawsuits charge that the devices implanted in their bo

Xarelto Bellwether Trial #2 also Ends with Defense Verdict

Xarelto Bellwether Trial #2 also Ends with Defense Verdict

Larry Bodine  Jun 22, 2017

A federal jury in Louisiana found that Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer Corp., makers of blood thinner Xarelto, ad

JPMDL to Reconsider Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL at July 27 Hearing

JPMDL to Reconsider Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL at July 27 Hearing

Larry Bodine  Jun 21, 2017

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) will hear arguments at a July 27 hearing on a new motion to centr

Jury Awards Boy $15 Million for Depakote Birth Defects

Jury Awards Boy $15 Million for Depakote Birth Defects

Larry Bodine  Jun 21, 2017

A federal court jury in East St. Louis, IL, awarded $15 million in compensatory damages on June 9 to a boy who was born

Here's Why Law Firm Social Media is a Waste of Time

Here's Why Law Firm Social Media is a Waste of Time

Larry Bodine  Jun 21, 2017

By Jayne Navarre. Attorneys were slow to catch the social media wave. But once it looked safe to go into the water—th

Mistrial Declared in Missouri Talc Case after Supreme Court's Bristol-Myers Ruling

Mistrial Declared in Missouri Talc Case after Supreme Court's Bristol-Myers Ruling

Larry Bodine  Jun 20, 2017

A Missouri judge granted a mistrial in Johnson & Johnson's baby powder trial in Missouri today after the U.S. Suprem

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California Ruling in Bristol-Myers’ Plavix Case

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California Ruling in Bristol-Myers’ Plavix Case

Larry Bodine  Jun 19, 2017

The US Supreme Court ruled today that California courts lack specific jurisdiction to entertain the nonresidents’ claims

Trump declares war on the Department of Justice

Trump declares war on the Department of Justice

Larry Bodine  Jun 16, 2017

Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, encouraged Americans in a statement issued late Thursday to be “skeptica

Public Citizen and PoPS Intervene for Students Victimized by Predatory Schools

Public Citizen and PoPS Intervene for Students Victimized by Predatory Schools

Larry Bodine  Jun 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration cannot be trusted to protect students defrauded by predatory for-profit coll

6th Ovarian Cancer Trial - Jury Hears Opening Statements in Missouri's

6th Ovarian Cancer Trial - Jury Hears Opening Statements in Missouri's

Larry Bodine  Jun 14, 2017

Missouri's sixth trial involving Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products and their alleged association with ovari

JPMDL Transfers Talc Cases from Missouri to Defense-Friendly NJ Court

JPMDL Transfers Talc Cases from Missouri to Defense-Friendly NJ Court

Larry Bodine  Jun 8, 2017

Overruling the objections of the plaintiffs, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) transferred four tal

JPMDL Centralizes Hernia Mesh Litigation in District of Georgia

JPMDL Centralizes Hernia Mesh Litigation in District of Georgia

Larry Bodine  Jun 7, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4126" align="alignright" width="300"] The lawsuits charge that the devices implanted in their bo

Witness: Xarelto is "The Worst" of All Anticoagulents

Witness: Xarelto is "The Worst" of All Anticoagulents

Larry Bodine  Jun 5, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4111" align="alignright" width="196"] Frank W. Smart, MD, testified that Xarelto should have an

Ohio Attorney General Sues J&J, Teva, Endo, Purdue & Allergan for Fueling Opiod Addiction Epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Sues J&J, Teva, Endo, Purdue & Allergan for Fueling Opiod Addiction Epidemic

Larry Bodine  Jun 2, 2017

[caption id="attachment_24503" align="alignright" width="200"] "These drug manufacturers led prescribers to believe that

Xarelto Trial Opening Statements -- What Killed Sharon Orr?

Xarelto Trial Opening Statements -- What Killed Sharon Orr?

Larry Bodine  Jun 1, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4094" align="alignright" width="150"] Sharyn Orr of Kenner, LA, was an academic advisor for Tula

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Plaintiff Recovers $2.1 Million, as Johnson & Johnson Loses 4th Pennsylvania Trial

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Plaintiff Recovers $2.1 Million, as Johnson & Johnson Loses 4th Pennsylvania Trial

Larry Bodine  May 31, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3182" align="alignright" width="213"] Ethicon polypropylene pelvic mesh[/caption] A Pennsylva

Corporate Defendants Win in Supreme Court Ruling on Jurisdiction for Out-of-State Plaintiffs

Corporate Defendants Win in Supreme Court Ruling on Jurisdiction for Out-of-State Plaintiffs

Larry Bodine  May 30, 2017

Reversing the Montana Supreme Court, the US Supreme Court decided BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell, No. 16-405, on May 30, 20

Jury Selection Starts Today for Second Xarelto Bellwether Trial

Jury Selection Starts Today for Second Xarelto Bellwether Trial

Larry Bodine  May 30, 2017

By Joseph VanZandt. The second bellwether trial involving bleeding risks with the blood thinner Xarelto is slated to

What Trump and the New Commissioner mean for the FDA

What Trump and the New Commissioner mean for the FDA

Larry Bodine  May 26, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4031" align="alignright" width="300"] President Trump claims that 75% to 80% of all governmental

Xarelto Lawsuits Near 19,000 as Second Bellwether Trial Starts Next Week

Xarelto Lawsuits Near 19,000 as Second Bellwether Trial Starts Next Week

Larry Bodine  May 25, 2017

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG have been named defendants in at least 18,900 Xarelto lawsuits, most of which are pen

3,700 IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed Against Bard and Cook Medical

3,700 IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed Against Bard and Cook Medical

Larry Bodine  May 23, 2017

[caption id="attachment_1169" align="alignright" width="300"] Bard G2 Express IVC Filter[/caption] Cook Medical, Inc.

Eliquis Plaintiffs Must Show Cause Why Their Cases Shouldn’t Be Dismissed from MDL

Eliquis Plaintiffs Must Show Cause Why Their Cases Shouldn’t Be Dismissed from MDL

Larry Bodine  May 22, 2017

Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, who is supervising the Eliquis MDL,

A Closer Look at Advertising Response within a Guaranteed Cost Structure

A Closer Look at Advertising Response within a Guaranteed Cost Structure

Larry Bodine  May 19, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4009" align="alignright" width="300"] The three co-founders of Amicus Media Group: George Young,

Invokana Cases Move Forward with Discovery Plan, Bellwether Case Selection, Scheduling of Trials

Invokana Cases Move Forward with Discovery Plan, Bellwether Case Selection, Scheduling of Trials

Larry Bodine  May 18, 2017

The federal multidistrict litigation overseeing hundreds of products liability lawsuits involving Invokana and Invokamet

European Study Says Depakote Caused Thousands of Severe Birth Defects

European Study Says Depakote Caused Thousands of Severe Birth Defects

Larry Bodine  May 17, 2017

A new European study finds that pregnant women who took epilepsy drug valproate -- sold in the US as Depakote -- were fo

Generic Taxotere Lawsuits Allowed in Federal MDL

Generic Taxotere Lawsuits Allowed in Federal MDL

Larry Bodine  May 16, 2017

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) has allowed claims involving generic docetaxel, a chemothera

GEC Laxoplex Muscle-Building Supplement Recalled for Containing Steroids

GEC Laxoplex Muscle-Building Supplement Recalled for Containing Steroids

Larry Bodine  May 15, 2017

Genetic Edge Compounds recalled all lot codes of GEC Laxoplex dietary supplement capsules distributed between February 2

Eliquis State-Law Claims Preempted, MDL Case Dismissed

Eliquis State-Law Claims Preempted, MDL Case Dismissed

Larry Bodine  May 12, 2017

A federal judge in New York dismissed one of 49 cases brought against Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Pfizer Inc. over

Australian Survey Finds that 58% were Injured by Pelvic Mesh Implant

Australian Survey Finds that 58% were Injured by Pelvic Mesh Implant

Larry Bodine  May 11, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3963" align="alignright" width="200"] HIC CEO, Danny Vadasz says "This is a significant public h

Are Courts Daubert Averse?

Are Courts Daubert Averse?

Larry Bodine  May 10, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3942" align="alignright" width="200"] As a former trial and litigation attorney, Annie Dike has

New FDA Commissioner Gottlieb is Nothing More than an Agent for Big Pharma

New FDA Commissioner Gottlieb is Nothing More than an Agent for Big Pharma

Larry Bodine  May 9, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3958" align="alignright" width="200"] Gottlieb has extensive ties to the pharmaceutical and biom

No Cause for Panic in Defense Verdict in the First Xarelto Bellwether Trial

No Cause for Panic in Defense Verdict in the First Xarelto Bellwether Trial

John Ray  May 9, 2017

[caption id="attachment_1703" align="alignright" width="200"] “The decisions made in the boardroom of pharmaceutical com

Bard Seeks Summary Judgment in IVC Filter MDL with Novel Preemption Argument

Bard Seeks Summary Judgment in IVC Filter MDL with Novel Preemption Argument

Larry Bodine  May 8, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3901" align="alignright" width="300"] IVC filters cause injuries from migration downward and upw

Asked to Punish J&J, Jury Returns $110 Million Verdict in Talc Case

Asked to Punish J&J, Jury Returns $110 Million Verdict in Talc Case

Larry Bodine  May 5, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3897" align="alignright" width="300"] 62-year-old Lois Slemp was too sick to be in court to hear

Defense Verdict in First Xarelto Bellwether Trial

Defense Verdict in First Xarelto Bellwether Trial

Larry Bodine  May 3, 2017

A federal jury in Louisiana ruled that Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG provided adequate instructions for the safe us

Court Tosses 2d Verdict in Accutane Case Because of Expert Testimony Mistakes

Court Tosses 2d Verdict in Accutane Case Because of Expert Testimony Mistakes

Larry Bodine  May 3, 2017

For the second time, an Alabama man had a jury award in his favor thrown out by New Jersey appellate courts in a case in

PA Court Allows Strict Liability Manufacturing  Defect Claims Against Stryker

PA Court Allows Strict Liability Manufacturing Defect Claims Against Stryker

Larry Bodine  May 2, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3845" align="alignright" width="200"] Stryker Gamma 3 Nail System[/caption] A federal judge,

Why ‘Tort Reform’ Takes Away Your Rights

Why ‘Tort Reform’ Takes Away Your Rights

Larry Bodine  May 1, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3842" align="alignright" width="200"] Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, introduced a bill, H.R. 1215, lau

Philadelphia Jury Awards $20 Million against Johnson & Johnson in Vaginal Mesh Case

Philadelphia Jury Awards $20 Million against Johnson & Johnson in Vaginal Mesh Case

Larry Bodine  Apr 28, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2881" align="alignright" width="300"] Tension-free vaginal tape (TVT)[/caption] A Philadelphi

Zofran Fraud Claims Can Proceed against GSK

Zofran Fraud Claims Can Proceed against GSK

Larry Bodine  Apr 28, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3817" align="alignright" width="212"] Plaintiff attorney Tobias L. Millrood of Pogust Braslow &a

U.S. Invokana Sales Slide As Injury Lawsuits Mount

U.S. Invokana Sales Slide As Injury Lawsuits Mount

Larry Bodine  Apr 27, 2017

By Sandy Liebhard Johnson & Johnson continues to face legal challenges over Invokana. In addition to slowing U.S.

FDA Warns about Fradulent Cancer Cures

FDA Warns about Fradulent Cancer Cures

Larry Bodine  Apr 26, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3804" align="alignright" width="262"] Cevrogin is promoted with unapproved claims to treat or cu

J&J Trial: “Medical and Scientific Certainty” that Talc Caused Cancer

J&J Trial: “Medical and Scientific Certainty” that Talc Caused Cancer

Larry Bodine  Apr 25, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3107" align="alignright" width="300"] Johnson & Johnson has known about cancer risks since t

European Agency Warns of Toe Amputations Caused by Invokana, Farxiga and Xigduo

European Agency Warns of Toe Amputations Caused by Invokana, Farxiga and Xigduo

Larry Bodine  Apr 25, 2017

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) reported that a potential increased risk of lower limb amputation (mostly affecting

JAMA Study: Xarelto Causes More Bleeding Than Pradaxa

JAMA Study: Xarelto Causes More Bleeding Than Pradaxa

Larry Bodine  Apr 25, 2017

In a new-user cohort study of 118,891 patients, rivaroxaban (Xarelto) treatment was associated with greatly increased in

Holding Brand Name Drug Makers Liable for Generic Versions

Holding Brand Name Drug Makers Liable for Generic Versions

John Ray  Apr 24, 2017

Today, nearly 8 in 10 prescriptions filled in the US are for generic drugs, according to the FDA. The use of generic dru

Taxotere Judge Sets Science Day

Taxotere Judge Sets Science Day

Larry Bodine  Apr 21, 2017

US District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt ordered the parties in Taxotere litigation in MDL 2740, where 949 cases are filed i

Hearing Set for MDL in Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Repair Product Litigation

Hearing Set for MDL in Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Repair Product Litigation

Larry Bodine  Apr 20, 2017

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hold a hearing on May 25, 2017 on a plaintiffs' motion to create a n

Parties Nominate 34 Cases for Bellwether Trials in Bair Hugger Litigation

Parties Nominate 34 Cases for Bellwether Trials in Bair Hugger Litigation

Larry Bodine  Apr 20, 2017

3M and the plaintiffs in the federal litigation over the the company's Bair Hugger warming blanket have nominated 34 hip

4 Key Plaintiff Experts Admitted in Next Weeks' Xarelto Trial

4 Key Plaintiff Experts Admitted in Next Weeks' Xarelto Trial

Larry Bodine  Apr 19, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3771" align="alignright" width="240"] Former FDA Commission David A. Kessler, M.D., will testify

Court Shoots Down Preemption Claim as Xarelto Bellwether Trial Nears

Court Shoots Down Preemption Claim as Xarelto Bellwether Trial Nears

Larry Bodine  Apr 18, 2017

Shooting down a preemption argument in a defense summary judgment motion, US District Judge Eldon E. Fallon allowed plai

Closely-Watched Talcum Powder-Cancer Trial Underway in St. Louis

Closely-Watched Talcum Powder-Cancer Trial Underway in St. Louis

Larry Bodine  Apr 17, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3725" align="alignright" width="200"] Plaintiff attorney R. Allen Smith of The Smith Law Firm in

Judge Awards $2 Million to Zimmer Hip Implant Plaintiff

Judge Awards $2 Million to Zimmer Hip Implant Plaintiff

Larry Bodine  Apr 14, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3693" align="alignright" width="200"] Joseph Osborne, Jr., of Osborne & Associates in Boca R

Mirena IUD Plaintiffs Successfully Get 2d MDL for Intracranial Hypertension Claims

Mirena IUD Plaintiffs Successfully Get 2d MDL for Intracranial Hypertension Claims

Larry Bodine  Apr 13, 2017

Plaintiffs who have filed suit against Bayer over its Mirena hormone-coated birth control device have succeeded in havin

Federal Court Establishes MDL 2776 for Farxiga and Xigduo Diabetes Drugs

Federal Court Establishes MDL 2776 for Farxiga and Xigduo Diabetes Drugs

Larry Bodine  Apr 12, 2017

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation established MDL No. 2776 in New York to hear claims of diabetic ketoacido

3d Circuit: Preemption Issue is Question of Fact for Jury, Not Legal Issue for Judge

3d Circuit: Preemption Issue is Question of Fact for Jury, Not Legal Issue for Judge

Larry Bodine  Apr 11, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3665" align="alignright" width="220"] The Fosamax decision is good news for Plaintiff attorney R

GSK Asks Supreme Court to Let it Wriggle Out of Jurisdiction in Paxil Birth Defect Case

GSK Asks Supreme Court to Let it Wriggle Out of Jurisdiction in Paxil Birth Defect Case

Larry Bodine  Apr 10, 2017

GlaxoSmithKline, the maker of antidepressant Paxil that causes profound birth defects, according to plaintiffs, asked th

Federal MDL Created for Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 Prosthetic Hip

Federal MDL Created for Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 Prosthetic Hip

Larry Bodine  Apr 7, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2346" align="alignright" width="244"] LFIT V40 Femoral Head[/caption] The Judicial Panel on M

New MDL Created for Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip BHR Litigation

New MDL Created for Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip BHR Litigation

Larry Bodine  Apr 6, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3340" align="alignright" width="300"] Smith & Nephew's Birmingham hip[/caption] The Judic

The Senate Should Reject the ‘‘Fairness’’ in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017

The Senate Should Reject the ‘‘Fairness’’ in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017

Larry Bodine  Apr 6, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3620" align="alignright" width="200"] Myriam GillesVice Dean, Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public La

Recall of Zecuity Migraine Patch as FDA Evaluating Risk of As FDA Investigates Burns and Scars

Recall of Zecuity Migraine Patch as FDA Evaluating Risk of As FDA Investigates Burns and Scars

Larry Bodine  Apr 5, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3610" align="alignright" width="300"] Zecuity is the first skin patch approved for the treatment

With Trial Coming Up, Xarelto Makers Face $2.5 Billion in Potential Liability

With Trial Coming Up, Xarelto Makers Face $2.5 Billion in Potential Liability

Larry Bodine  Apr 4, 2017

As a bellwether trial is looming in federal court in New Orleans, the makers of Xarelto are facing $2.5 billion in poten

Chicago Woman Names Walgreens in Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit

Chicago Woman Names Walgreens in Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit

Larry Bodine  Apr 3, 2017

A Chicago woman who used Johnson & Johnson's baby powder and Shower to Shower powder that she bought at Walgreens ha

11th Circuit Upholds $2.1 Million Verdict by Initially-Confused Jury in Wright Hip Case

11th Circuit Upholds $2.1 Million Verdict by Initially-Confused Jury in Wright Hip Case

Larry Bodine  Mar 31, 2017

The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $2.1 million judgment, excusing the initial confusion by a jury in the fir

New Research Shows that Roundup Herbicide Causes Liver Disease in Rats

New Research Shows that Roundup Herbicide Causes Liver Disease in Rats

Larry Bodine  Mar 30, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3550" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Michael Antoniou, Head of the Gene Expression and Ther

New Group of Plaintiffs Seek Stryker LFIT Hip MDL in New Jersey State Court

New Group of Plaintiffs Seek Stryker LFIT Hip MDL in New Jersey State Court

Larry Bodine  Mar 28, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2346" align="alignright" width="244"] LFIT V40 Femoral Head Device[/caption] As the federal c

FDA Warns that Allergan's Viberzi Increases Risk of Serious Pancreatitis

FDA Warns that Allergan's Viberzi Increases Risk of Serious Pancreatitis

Larry Bodine  Mar 27, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3406" align="alignright" width="300"] Allergan advertizes Viberzi with a character "Irritabelle,

Admitting Hip Replacements Cause Metallosis, Smith & Nephew Issues Urgent Recall

Admitting Hip Replacements Cause Metallosis, Smith & Nephew Issues Urgent Recall

Larry Bodine  Mar 27, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3196" align="alignright" width="300"] Smith & Nephew Modular SMF hip implant[/caption] Ad

H.R. 985 Quietly Slipping Through Congress That Will Give Big Pharma Unlimited Power & Zero Accountability

H.R. 985 Quietly Slipping Through Congress That Will Give Big Pharma Unlimited Power & Zero Accountability

Larry Bodine  Mar 23, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3474" align="alignright" width="300"] “So if your bank steals a $5 overdraft fee, and $10 from y

FDA Warns of 9 Deaths from Cancer Caused by Breast Implants

FDA Warns of 9 Deaths from Cancer Caused by Breast Implants

Larry Bodine  Mar 22, 2017

The FDA announced that nine deaths from a rare form of cancer are linked to breast implants with pebbly surfaces. As of

$70 Million Talcum Powder Verdict Stands, as Missouri Court Denies J&J Post-Trial Motions

$70 Million Talcum Powder Verdict Stands, as Missouri Court Denies J&J Post-Trial Motions

Larry Bodine  Mar 22, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3107" align="alignright" width="300"] Johnson & Johnson has known about cancer risks since t

Direct Filing of Invokana and Atrium C-Qur Lawsuits Now Permitted in Federal MDLs

Direct Filing of Invokana and Atrium C-Qur Lawsuits Now Permitted in Federal MDLs

Larry Bodine  Mar 22, 2017

In separate pretrial orders, the courts overseeing federal multidistrict litigation for Invokana and for Atrium C-Qur bo

Attorneys Mistakenly Turn Down Xarelto Cases When Death Certificate Omits Internal Bleeding

Attorneys Mistakenly Turn Down Xarelto Cases When Death Certificate Omits Internal Bleeding

Larry Bodine  Mar 21, 2017

[caption id="attachment_580" align="alignright" width="200"] John Ray has been a leading consultant to the Mass Tort ind

Dupont and Chemours agree to $671 million settlement in Teflon cancer MDL

Dupont and Chemours agree to $671 million settlement in Teflon cancer MDL

Larry Bodine  Mar 20, 2017

Dupont and the Chemours Company have agreed to pay nearly $671 million to settle an Ohio multidistrict litigation (MDL)

Bellwether Mediation in Mass Tort Litigation Promotes Settlements

Bellwether Mediation in Mass Tort Litigation Promotes Settlements

Larry Bodine  Mar 18, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3440" align="alignright" width="300"] Professor Adam Zimmerman, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles[/

Court Orders Parties in Cook IVC Filter MDL to the Settlement Table

Court Orders Parties in Cook IVC Filter MDL to the Settlement Table

Larry Bodine  Mar 17, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2149" align="alignright" width="186"] Cook Platinum Celect IVC Filter[/caption] Pressuring th

Corrupt EPA Official Bragged About Killing Study into Roundup Causing Cancer

Corrupt EPA Official Bragged About Killing Study into Roundup Causing Cancer

Larry Bodine  Mar 16, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3386" align="alignright" width="200"] "If I can kill this I should get a medal," said Jess Rowla

Bellwether Cases Chosen for NJ Mesh Litigation Against Bard and Ethicon

Bellwether Cases Chosen for NJ Mesh Litigation Against Bard and Ethicon

Larry Bodine  Mar 16, 2017

C.R. Bard has selected three additional cases for bellwether trials in consolidated litigation in the New Jersey Superio

Monsanto Colluded To "Ghost-Write" Studies on the Pesticide Roundup

Monsanto Colluded To "Ghost-Write" Studies on the Pesticide Roundup

Larry Bodine  Mar 16, 2017

Monsanto executive William Heydens had his staff to ghostwrite portions of a phony scientific article.[/caption] Newly-r

Attacking Civil Rights, House Passes HR 985 to Undermine Mass Tort and Class Action Litigition

Attacking Civil Rights, House Passes HR 985 to Undermine Mass Tort and Class Action Litigition

Larry Bodine  Mar 15, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3362" align="alignright" width="200"] Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says his bill targets "friv

Motion Filed to Create MDL for Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Litigation

Motion Filed to Create MDL for Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Litigation

Larry Bodine  Mar 14, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3340" align="alignright" width="300"] Smith & Nephew's Birmingham hip resurfacing medical de

Facing 11,000 Xarelto Lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson Doubles Down on Physician Bribes

Facing 11,000 Xarelto Lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson Doubles Down on Physician Bribes

Larry Bodine  Mar 13, 2017

By KJ McElrath. This article is reprinted from The Ring of Fire Network. Xarelto, a “New Generation” anti-coagulant,

Taxotere Judge Issues Orders for Common Benefit and Special Master

Taxotere Judge Issues Orders for Common Benefit and Special Master

Larry Bodine  Mar 12, 2017

Lawsuits filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly experienced permanent alopecia due to the Taxotere chemotherapy me

FDA Warns on Balloon Angioplasty Devices to treat Autonomic Dysfunction

FDA Warns on Balloon Angioplasty Devices to treat Autonomic Dysfunction

Larry Bodine  Mar 9, 2017

The FDA is alerting doctors and the public about an experimental procedure called Transvascular Autonomic Modulation (TV

Progress in Talcum Powder Multidistrict Litigation in NJ

Progress in Talcum Powder Multidistrict Litigation in NJ

Larry Bodine  Mar 9, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3107" align="alignright" width="300"] Johnson & Johnson has known about cancer risks since t

The EPA's Ties to Monsanto Could Be Disastrous

The EPA's Ties to Monsanto Could Be Disastrous

Larry Bodine  Mar 3, 2017

By Thom Hartmann. This article is reprinted from the Summer 2016 issue of The Trial Lawyer magazine. Conservative p

Monsanto's Deadly Harvest

Monsanto's Deadly Harvest

Larry Bodine  Mar 2, 2017

By KJ MAcElrath. This article is reprinted from the Summer 2016 issue of The Trial Lawyer magazine. In March 2015, th

Judge Approves $12.5 Million Settlement for 4,000 Caldera Pelvic Mesh Claims

Judge Approves $12.5 Million Settlement for 4,000 Caldera Pelvic Mesh Claims

Larry Bodine  Mar 1, 2017

US District Judge Stephen V. Wilson in California approved a meager $12.5 million settlement to be shared pro rata by 4,

Judge Rules that Invokana Litigation Should Stay in Federal Court

Judge Rules that Invokana Litigation Should Stay in Federal Court

Larry Bodine  Feb 28, 2017

US District Judge Mitchell Goldberg ruled that the federal court will retain jurisdiction over 106 Invokana lawsuits tha

Parties Agree To Reschedule Xarelto Bellwether Trials to April

Parties Agree To Reschedule Xarelto Bellwether Trials to April

Larry Bodine  Feb 27, 2017

The four lawsuits that were to be tried first in the federal Xarelto products liability MDL No. 2592 were pushed back an

New MDLs Requested for Farxiga, Mirena, Hip Implants and Sorin 3T Heater

New MDLs Requested for Farxiga, Mirena, Hip Implants and Sorin 3T Heater

Larry Bodine  Feb 24, 2017

The US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) will hear argument on March 30 on whether to create new multi-

Alarm: H.R. 985 is an Attempt to Undermine Multidistrict Litigation

Alarm: H.R. 985 is an Attempt to Undermine Multidistrict Litigation

Larry Bodine  Feb 23, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3242" align="alignright" width="240"] Howard M. Erichson, Professor of Law, Fordham University[/

Johnson & Johnson’s Risperdal Behind Massive Spike in Mass Tort Litigation

Johnson & Johnson’s Risperdal Behind Massive Spike in Mass Tort Litigation

Larry Bodine  Feb 22, 2017

By Anjelica Cappellino. This article is reprinted from The Expert Institute. There has been a huge spike in mass tort

Biomet Pays $350,000 to Settle Defective Shoulder Replacement Case

Biomet Pays $350,000 to Settle Defective Shoulder Replacement Case

Larry Bodine  Feb 21, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3228" align="alignright" width="300"] Defective Biomet replacement shoulder, showing the fractur

Physio-Control Recalls Lifepak15 Defibrillator for Failure to Deliver Electrical Shock

Physio-Control Recalls Lifepak15 Defibrillator for Failure to Deliver Electrical Shock

Larry Bodine  Feb 20, 2017

The FDA has issued a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall, for The Physio-Control Lifepak 15 Monitor/Defibril

Woman Sues Ethicon After Intestines Push Through Hernia Mesh

Woman Sues Ethicon After Intestines Push Through Hernia Mesh

Larry Bodine  Feb 17, 2017

A Georgia woman filed a products liability suit against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon when loops of her intestines p

High Fracture Rate Causes FDA Recall of Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Replacement

High Fracture Rate Causes FDA Recall of Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Replacement

Larry Bodine  Feb 16, 2017

The FDA has issued a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall, for more than 3,600 shoulder replacement devices -

FDA Recalls 32,000 More Smith & Nephew Hip Replacements

FDA Recalls 32,000 More Smith & Nephew Hip Replacements

Larry Bodine  Feb 16, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3196" align="alignright" width="300"] Smith & Nephew Modular SMF hip implant[/caption] Th

4th Circuit Finds Evidence Sufficient to Uphold $3.27M Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Verdict

4th Circuit Finds Evidence Sufficient to Uphold $3.27M Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Verdict

Larry Bodine  Feb 15, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3182" align="alignright" width="213"] Ethicon polypropylene pelvic mesh[/caption] The Fourth

Plaintiff Seeks MDL for Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Device

Plaintiff Seeks MDL for Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Device

Larry Bodine  Feb 14, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2349" align="alignright" width="212"] Stryker LFIT V40 Anatomic Femoral Head device[/caption]

Judge in Xarelto Litigation Addresses Deficiencies in Plaintiff Fact Sheet Compliance

Judge in Xarelto Litigation Addresses Deficiencies in Plaintiff Fact Sheet Compliance

Larry Bodine  Feb 13, 2017

For the fifth time since the federal Xarelto products liability MDL No. 2592 was created, US District Judge Eldon E. Fal

JPMDL Consolidates Eliquis Product Liability Litigation into New MDL in NY

JPMDL Consolidates Eliquis Product Liability Litigation into New MDL in NY

Larry Bodine  Feb 13, 2017

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation created new MDL No. 2754 to hear product liability litigation against Bri

5th Circuit Denies Motion to Hear DePuy Hip Appeals Together

5th Circuit Denies Motion to Hear DePuy Hip Appeals Together

Larry Bodine  Feb 10, 2017

[caption id="attachment_934" align="alignright" width="300"] DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip[/caption] The 5th US C

Court Appoints Plaintiffs' Counsel in California Xarelto JCCP Cases

Court Appoints Plaintiffs' Counsel in California Xarelto JCCP Cases

Larry Bodine  Feb 10, 2017

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200"] Derek H. Potts, founder and national partner of Potts Law Firm[/caption]

Stryker Hip Settlement Extended to Cover 2014 to 2016

Stryker Hip Settlement Extended to Cover 2014 to 2016

Larry Bodine  Feb 8, 2017

US District Judge Donovan W. Frank in pretrial order No. 36 expanded a 2014 settlement program for US patients who under

JPMDL Denies Consolidation of Proton-Pump Inhibitor Litigation

JPMDL Denies Consolidation of Proton-Pump Inhibitor Litigation

Larry Bodine  Feb 7, 2017

The US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) cited four reasons to refuse the creation of a multi-district

Next Talcum Powder Cancer Trial Starts in Missouri Next Week

Next Talcum Powder Cancer Trial Starts in Missouri Next Week

Larry Bodine  Feb 3, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3107" align="alignright" width="300"] Johnson & Johnson has known about cancer risks since t

Jury Returns Defense Verdict in Zimmer NexGen Knee Trial

Jury Returns Defense Verdict in Zimmer NexGen Knee Trial

Larry Bodine  Feb 2, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2840" align="alignright" width="150"] Zimmer NexGen Flex knee implant[/caption] A Chicago jur

Plaintiff's Expert Excluded a Second Time in California Nexium Litigation

Plaintiff's Expert Excluded a Second Time in California Nexium Litigation

Larry Bodine  Feb 1, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3090" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Bhajanjit Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA, a Professor of Ortho

Pharma Companies Argue the Proton Pump Litigation Too Complex for an MDL

Pharma Companies Argue the Proton Pump Litigation Too Complex for an MDL

Larry Bodine  Jan 31, 2017

Vehemently opposing a motion to create a new MDL for proton-pump inhibitor litigation (PPI), pharmaceutical companies ar

Court: California Can Label Roundup as Cancer Threat

Court: California Can Label Roundup as Cancer Threat

Larry Bodine  Jan 30, 2017

Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan ruled that California can require Monsanto to label its herbicide Roun

Join us  March 10-13 for the "Four Days to Mass Tort Success Course" in Fort Lauderdale

Join us March 10-13 for the "Four Days to Mass Tort Success Course" in Fort Lauderdale

Larry Bodine  Jan 30, 2017

Contact Barbara Capasso at (954) 383-3932  or barbara@masstortnexus.com for more information.  The upcoming year promi

Court in Roundup MDL Orders Briefs on Cancer Studies

Court in Roundup MDL Orders Briefs on Cancer Studies

Larry Bodine  Jan 30, 2017

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria ordered the parties in Roundup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2741 to submit

New Study Suggests Genital Talc Use Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk by 20%

New Study Suggests Genital Talc Use Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk by 20%

Larry Bodine  Jan 27, 2017

Yet another study has found a possible link between the genital use of talcum powder and an increased risk of ovarian ca

Court Names Plaintiff's Steering Committee for Invokana MDL

Court Names Plaintiff's Steering Committee for Invokana MDL

Larry Bodine  Jan 27, 2017

US District Judge Brian Martinotti appointed the plaintiff's steering committee for MDL 2750 for Invokana

Litigation Building Over Smith & Nephew Tandem Bipolar Hip

Litigation Building Over Smith & Nephew Tandem Bipolar Hip

Larry Bodine  Jan 26, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3026" align="alignright" width="200"] Smith & Nephew Tandem Bipolar Hip System[/caption]

C-Qur Hernia Mesh Judge Pauses Discovery in New MDL

C-Qur Hernia Mesh Judge Pauses Discovery in New MDL

Larry Bodine  Jan 25, 2017

U.S. District Judge Landya B. McCafferty stayed all discovery proceedings in Pretrial Order No. 1, until an initial case

Litigation Started Against Sorin Stöckert 3T Heart Surgery Medical Device

Litigation Started Against Sorin Stöckert 3T Heart Surgery Medical Device

Larry Bodine  Jan 24, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3007" align="alignright" width="297"] Sorin Group Stöckert 3T Heater-Cooler System manufactured

Mirena IUD Plaintiffs Seek 2d MDL for Intracranial Hypertension Claims

Mirena IUD Plaintiffs Seek 2d MDL for Intracranial Hypertension Claims

Larry Bodine  Jan 23, 2017

Ten plaintiffs who have filed suit against Bayer over its Mirena hormone-coated birth control device have asked the Judi

US Supreme Court to Rule on California State Jurisdiction Over Plavix Litigation

US Supreme Court to Rule on California State Jurisdiction Over Plavix Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jan 20, 2017

Throwing a lifeline to Bristol-Myers as it tries to wriggle out of mass tort claims against its Plavix blood-thinner in

New Lawsuit Filed in Xarelto Litigation, as Caseload Reaches 14,465 Actions

New Lawsuit Filed in Xarelto Litigation, as Caseload Reaches 14,465 Actions

Larry Bodine  Jan 20, 2017

Another wrongful death action has been filed in federal court in Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) Products Liability Litigation, th

New Data Show Heightened Risk of Birth Defects with Antidepressants

New Data Show Heightened Risk of Birth Defects with Antidepressants

Larry Bodine  Jan 19, 2017

A new Université de Montréal study in the British Medical Journal reveals that antidepressants prescribed to pregnant wo

After Science Day, Flouroquinolone Litigation Heads Toward Settlement

After Science Day, Flouroquinolone Litigation Heads Toward Settlement

Larry Bodine  Jan 18, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2944" align="alignright" width="400"] Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to your peripher

Corrupt Congressman Invests in Zimmer Biomet, Then Sponsors Bill to Make Stock Price Go Up

Corrupt Congressman Invests in Zimmer Biomet, Then Sponsors Bill to Make Stock Price Go Up

Larry Bodine  Jan 17, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2938" align="alignright" width="300"] Georgia Republican Congressman Tom Price[/caption] Acco

St. Jude Medical Recalls Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

St. Jude Medical Recalls Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

Larry Bodine  Jan 17, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2934" align="alignright" width="224"] Fortify Assura VR ICD, and a Quadra Assura CRT-D[/caption]

FDA Warning: Do Not Use PNC-27 for Treatment or Cure for Cancer

FDA Warning: Do Not Use PNC-27 for Treatment or Cure for Cancer

Larry Bodine  Jan 13, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2929" align="alignright" width="300"] PNC 27 molecule[/caption] The FDA is warning consumers

Plaintiff's Executive Committee Named in California Essure Birth Control Litigation

Plaintiff's Executive Committee Named in California Essure Birth Control Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jan 13, 2017

[caption id="attachment_1948" align="alignright" width="125"] Attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick[/caption] California Super

Federal Judge Joins Plaintiff Cases in Wright Profemur Hip Litigation

Federal Judge Joins Plaintiff Cases in Wright Profemur Hip Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jan 12, 2017

At the plaintiff's request, US District Judge Christina A. Snyder in California combined two cases against Wright Medica

Plaintiffs in DePuy Hip Cases Ask 5th Circuit to Hear Appeals Together

Plaintiffs in DePuy Hip Cases Ask 5th Circuit to Hear Appeals Together

Larry Bodine  Jan 11, 2017

Eight successful plaintiffs in In re DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation have c

Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case

Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case

Larry Bodine  Jan 10, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2881" align="alignright" width="300"] Tension-free vaginal tape (TVT)[/caption] Emphatically

Janssen Settles Latest Risperdal Case Before Trial in Philadelphia

Janssen Settles Latest Risperdal Case Before Trial in Philadelphia

Larry Bodine  Jan 9, 2017

[caption id="attachment_1610" align="alignright" width="290"] Risperdal causes gynecomastia, or enlarged breasts, in men

Missouri Court Now Open to Non-Resident Plaintiffs in Talc-Related Cancer Trials

Missouri Court Now Open to Non-Resident Plaintiffs in Talc-Related Cancer Trials

Larry Bodine  Jan 6, 2017

In a major victory for plaintiffs in litigation against Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder, the Missouri Court of App

Judge Admits Causation Expert in Zimmer Knee Replacement MDL

Judge Admits Causation Expert in Zimmer Knee Replacement MDL

Larry Bodine  Jan 6, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2840" align="alignright" width="271"] Zimmer NexGen Flex knee implant[/caption] A federal jud

Judge Chops $1 Billion Verdict in Half in Defective DePuy Hip Case

Judge Chops $1 Billion Verdict in Half in Defective DePuy Hip Case

Larry Bodine  Jan 4, 2017

[caption id="attachment_934" align="alignright" width="300"] DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip[/caption] Ruling that

All Eyes on 3rd Circuit in Zoloft Expert Appeal

All Eyes on 3rd Circuit in Zoloft Expert Appeal

Larry Bodine  Jan 4, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2813" align="alignright" width="175"] Nicholas P. Jewell[/caption] Will Nicholas Jewell, a re

1,800 Cases Against Daiichi and Forest Labs in Benicar Product Liability MDL

1,800 Cases Against Daiichi and Forest Labs in Benicar Product Liability MDL

Larry Bodine  Jan 3, 2017

A Pennsylvania man is the latest of 1,800 plaintiffs to file a mass tort claim against the makers of the blood pressure

Doc Who Promoted Testosterone Must Reveal Payments from Drug Defendants

Doc Who Promoted Testosterone Must Reveal Payments from Drug Defendants

Larry Bodine  Dec 30, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2790" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, the Director of Men’s Health Bost

Brazilian Health Insurers Sue Boston Scientific, Arthrex and Zimmer Biomet Over Kickbacks to Doctors

Brazilian Health Insurers Sue Boston Scientific, Arthrex and Zimmer Biomet Over Kickbacks to Doctors

Larry Bodine  Dec 30, 2016

An association of 177 health insurance companies and medical providers in Brazil sued Boston Scientific Corporation, Art

Bristol-Meyers and Pfizer Seek MDL for Eliquis Blood-Thinner Litigation

Bristol-Meyers and Pfizer Seek MDL for Eliquis Blood-Thinner Litigation

Larry Bodine  Dec 29, 2016

Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company and Pfizer Inc. have filed a motion to create new MDL No. 2757 in New York to hear Eliquis

Plaintiffs in Proton-Pump Litigation Seek MDL in Louisiana

Plaintiffs in Proton-Pump Litigation Seek MDL in Louisiana

Larry Bodine  Dec 28, 2016

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will decide at a hearing on Jan. 26 in Miami whether to create a new MDL

Pharma and Med Device Companies Pay Doctors $2 Billion for "Consulting"

Pharma and Med Device Companies Pay Doctors $2 Billion for "Consulting"

Larry Bodine  Dec 26, 2016

Even though it is illegal to pay kickbacks to doctors, pharmaceutical and medical device companies are paying $2 billion

Leadership Counsel Named in Abilify Mass Tort Litigation

Leadership Counsel Named in Abilify Mass Tort Litigation

Larry Bodine  Dec 23, 2016

US District Judge M. Casey Rodgers appointed plaintiff and defense leadership committees in the new MDL 2734, In re: Abi

Viagra Skin Cancer MDL Expanded to Include Cialis

Viagra Skin Cancer MDL Expanded to Include Cialis

Larry Bodine  Dec 22, 2016

The US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation expanded MDL 2691 Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) Products Liability Litig

Stryker Expands $1 Billion Defective Hip Settlement to Hundreds of New Claimants

Stryker Expands $1 Billion Defective Hip Settlement to Hundreds of New Claimants

Larry Bodine  Dec 21, 2016

Expanding a $1 billion settlement struck two years ago, Stryker Corp. and Howmedica Osteonics Corp. have agreed to compe

Plaintiffs Resist Move to Oust Non-Residents in California Plavix Cases

Plaintiffs Resist Move to Oust Non-Residents in California Plavix Cases

Larry Bodine  Dec 20, 2016

Plaintiffs in California litigation over deadly side effects of the anti-clotting drug Plavix called on the US Supreme C

Corporate Propaganda Group Issues List of "Judicial Hellholes"

Corporate Propaganda Group Issues List of "Judicial Hellholes"

Larry Bodine  Dec 19, 2016

The pro-defendant propaganda group, the “American Tort Reform Association” issued its latest list of “Judicial Hellholes

Unexpectedly, Judge Appoints Settlement Lawyers in Taxotere Chemo Litigation

Unexpectedly, Judge Appoints Settlement Lawyers in Taxotere Chemo Litigation

Larry Bodine  Dec 16, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1999" align="alignright" width="200"] Chief Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt[/caption] In an unusual

Infographic: The Disgraceful History of Risperdal

Infographic: The Disgraceful History of Risperdal

Larry Bodine  Dec 15, 2016

As published first on US Recall News.

FDA Reiterates Cancer Risk with Actos Diabetes Drug

FDA Reiterates Cancer Risk with Actos Diabetes Drug

Larry Bodine  Dec 15, 2016

As a result of an updated review, the FDA has concluded again that use of the type 2 diabetes medicine pioglitazone (Act

New Judge Knocks Out Plaintiff's Expert, Abruptly Dismisses Risperdal Case

New Judge Knocks Out Plaintiff's Expert, Abruptly Dismisses Risperdal Case

Larry Bodine  Dec 14, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2686" align="alignright" width="147"] Expert witness Dr. Mark P. Solomon, a plastic surgeon in B

Judge Adds New Hurdle for WV Plaintiffs in Ethicon TVM Mass Tort Litigation

Judge Adds New Hurdle for WV Plaintiffs in Ethicon TVM Mass Tort Litigation

Larry Bodine  Dec 14, 2016

US District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin added a new obstacle for West Virginia plaintiffs in Transvaginal Mesh Litigation co

$19.5 Million Settlement with Bristol-Meyers Squibb for Illegally Marketing Abilify

$19.5 Million Settlement with Bristol-Meyers Squibb for Illegally Marketing Abilify

Larry Bodine  Dec 13, 2016

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that California, along with 42 other states and the Distric

New Mass Tort Dockets Created for Invokana and C-Qur mesh

New Mass Tort Dockets Created for Invokana and C-Qur mesh

Larry Bodine  Dec 12, 2016

The Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) has created new: MDL No. 2753 for Atrium Medical Corp.'s C-Q

Judge Names Plaintiff's Steering Committee in Talcum Powder Mass Tort Litigation

Judge Names Plaintiff's Steering Committee in Talcum Powder Mass Tort Litigation

Larry Bodine  Dec 9, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2631" align="alignright" width="206"] Attorney Leigh O'Dell of Beasley Allen[/caption] U.S. D

JPMDL Creates New MDL 2753 for Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh

JPMDL Creates New MDL 2753 for Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh

Larry Bodine  Dec 9, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2418" align="alignright" width="300"] Atrium Medical C-Qur surgical mesh[/caption] The Judici

NJ Supreme Court Upholds $11 Million J&J Pelvic Mesh Verdict

NJ Supreme Court Upholds $11 Million J&J Pelvic Mesh Verdict

Larry Bodine  Dec 8, 2016

By refusing to hear an appeal from Ethicon, Inc., a unit of Johnson & Johnson, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld a

New Risperdal Mass Tort Trial Underway Against J&J in Philadelphia

New Risperdal Mass Tort Trial Underway Against J&J in Philadelphia

Larry Bodine  Dec 7, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1610" align="alignright" width="290"] Risperdal causes gynecomastia, or enlarged breasts, in men

Anticipating Settlement, Plaintiff Who Waited to Serve Complaint Loses Claim Against DePuy

Anticipating Settlement, Plaintiff Who Waited to Serve Complaint Loses Claim Against DePuy

Larry Bodine  Dec 6, 2016

A woman who waited to serve a complaint in hopes of a settlement lost her claim against DePuy Orthopaedics alleging a de

Plaintiffs Seek Consolidation Against Clinic in Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Plaintiffs Seek Consolidation Against Clinic in Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Larry Bodine  Dec 6, 2016

Eight plaintiffs who received tainted steroid injections from a doctor at a Maryland clinic filed a motion to consolidat

Monsanto RoundUp Herbicide Found in Cheerios, Ritz Crackers and Doritos

Monsanto RoundUp Herbicide Found in Cheerios, Ritz Crackers and Doritos

Larry Bodine  Dec 2, 2016

Independent food safety testing done by Food Democracy found extremely high levels of the herbicide glyphosate -- the ac

$1 Billion Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson for Defective Pinnacle Hip

$1 Billion Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson for Defective Pinnacle Hip

Larry Bodine  Dec 1, 2016

[caption id="attachment_934" align="alignright" width="300"] DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip[/caption] A federal jury

FDA Adds Addiction Warning to Testosterone

FDA Adds Addiction Warning to Testosterone

Larry Bodine  Dec 1, 2016

The FDA approved class-wide labeling changes for all prescription testosterone products, adding a new Warning and updati

Defendants File Motion to Create New MDL for Eliquis Mass Tort Litigation

Defendants File Motion to Create New MDL for Eliquis Mass Tort Litigation

Larry Bodine  Nov 30, 2016

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer have filed a motion to create a new MDL 2754 consolidating mass tort litigation in US Di

9th Circuit: "Field Preemption" Overrules Local Anti-GMO Ordinances

9th Circuit: "Field Preemption" Overrules Local Anti-GMO Ordinances

Larry Bodine  Nov 29, 2016

Dealing a setback to citizens concerned about the effects of genetically engineered crops (GMO), the Ninth US Circuit Co

Taxotere MDL Gets Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel and Steering Committee

Taxotere MDL Gets Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel and Steering Committee

Larry Bodine  Nov 28, 2016

US District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt in the Eastern District of Louisiana issued Pretrial Order 2 on Nov. 17, 2016 appoi

Stryker Must Pay $7.6M for Defective Knee Replacements

Stryker Must Pay $7.6M for Defective Knee Replacements

Larry Bodine  Nov 25, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2523" align="alignright" width="200"] Unicompartmental knee prosthesis[/caption] Stryker Corp

Court Appoints Leadership In Roundup Cancer MDL

Court Appoints Leadership In Roundup Cancer MDL

Larry Bodine  Nov 23, 2016

US District Judge Vince Chhabria appointed Robin Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg, PC, Michael Miller of The Miller Fi

Federal Court to Select Pool of Bellwether Cases in Bair Hugger MDL

Federal Court to Select Pool of Bellwether Cases in Bair Hugger MDL

Larry Bodine  Nov 22, 2016

US District Judge Joan N. Ericksen said she will randomly select 150 cases for bellwether trials from the 809 actions fi

Federal Court Reopens Mirena IUD Product Liability MDL

Federal Court Reopens Mirena IUD Product Liability MDL

Larry Bodine  Nov 21, 2016

In an unusual move, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) reopened MDL 2434 for product liability claim

Citing NJ Decision, Johnson & Johnson Demands MDL Hearing on Whether Talc Causes Cancer

Citing NJ Decision, Johnson & Johnson Demands MDL Hearing on Whether Talc Causes Cancer

Larry Bodine  Nov 18, 2016

Flatly denying that perineal use of talc causes ovarian cancer, Johnson & Johnson called on US District Judge Freda

Boston Scientific Settles Nearly Half of 40,000 Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Boston Scientific Settles Nearly Half of 40,000 Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Larry Bodine  Nov 17, 2016

In its latest 10-Q filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Boston Scientific announced that as of Oct. 31 it

FDA Advises Discussing Options Before Using Essure Permanent Birth Control

FDA Advises Discussing Options Before Using Essure Permanent Birth Control

Larry Bodine  Nov 17, 2016

The FDA recommended on Nov. 15 that health care providers thoroughly discuss available sterilization and birth control m

More than 1,000 Product Liability Lawsuits Filed Against Bard Meridian IVC Filter

More than 1,000 Product Liability Lawsuits Filed Against Bard Meridian IVC Filter

Larry Bodine  Nov 16, 2016

More than 1,000 actions have been filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. about its defective Meridian IVC Filter in litigation co

Philadelphia Judge Allows Invokana Case to Proceed Against Janssen

Philadelphia Judge Allows Invokana Case to Proceed Against Janssen

Larry Bodine  Nov 15, 2016

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. lost a motion to dismiss a Texas man's complaint that Invokana gave him diabetic ketoacidos

Court Sets Discovery Timetable in Zofran Products Liability Litigation

Court Sets Discovery Timetable in Zofran Products Liability Litigation

Larry Bodine  Nov 14, 2016

US District Judge F. Dennis Saylor organized discovery into five phases on Nov. 10  In Re: Zofran (Ondansetron) Products

Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment Denied in Benicar MDL

Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment Denied in Benicar MDL

Larry Bodine  Nov 11, 2016

US District Judge Robert B. Kugler in Camden, New Jersey, denied a motion for summary judgment filed by plaintiffs in Be

FDA Publishes New Medical Device Reporting for Manufacturers

FDA Publishes New Medical Device Reporting for Manufacturers

Larry Bodine  Nov 10, 2016

The FDA issued a new Medical Device Reporting for Manufacturers, describing its current regulation on reporting and reco

Kidney Damage Plaintiffs Seek MDL for Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits

Kidney Damage Plaintiffs Seek MDL for Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits

Larry Bodine  Nov 8, 2016

Six plaintiffs who suffered kidney damage have filed a motion for the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML)

4 Key Factors to Withstand a Daubert Challenge

4 Key Factors to Withstand a Daubert Challenge

Larry Bodine  Nov 7, 2016

By Anjelica Cappellino of The Expert Institute Preparing for trial with an expert witness is not an easy task. It req

Plaintiffs Settle Risperdal Case with Johnson & Johnson in Philadelphia Court

Plaintiffs Settle Risperdal Case with Johnson & Johnson in Philadelphia Court

Larry Bodine  Nov 7, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1610" align="alignright" width="290"] Risperdal causes gynecomastia, or enlarged breasts, in men

Wright Medical Technology Settles 1,300 Hip Implant Cases for $240 million

Wright Medical Technology Settles 1,300 Hip Implant Cases for $240 million

Larry Bodine  Nov 4, 2016

Wright Medical Technology agreed on Nov. 2 to settle 1,292 claims in consolidated litigation in Georgia federal court an

FDA Recommends Against the Use of Ovarian Cancer Screening Test

FDA Recommends Against the Use of Ovarian Cancer Screening Test

John Ray  Nov 2, 2016

On September 7, 2016 the FDA issued a letter to physicians as well as the public recommending against the use of screeni

MDL Motion Expected in Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Repair Product Litigation

MDL Motion Expected in Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Repair Product Litigation

John Ray  Nov 2, 2016

Ethicon, a division of Johnson and Johnson, issued an urgent field safety notice on May 25, 2016 related to its hernia r

Monsanto Stonewalls Access to 11 Executives in Roundup MDL

Monsanto Stonewalls Access to 11 Executives in Roundup MDL

Larry Bodine  Nov 2, 2016

In an early discovery dispute in mass tort litigation against Monsanto, the company is refusing to give plaintiffs disco

Second Wave of Plaintiffs in Hip Litigations Stryker LFIT V40 Recall

Second Wave of Plaintiffs in Hip Litigations Stryker LFIT V40 Recall

John Ray  Nov 2, 2016

  The emergence of a second wave of plaintiffs for hip implant cases which have already been litigated or are cu

Viibryd linked to Acute Pancreatitis and Sleep Paralysis

Viibryd linked to Acute Pancreatitis and Sleep Paralysis

John Ray  Nov 2, 2016

Viibryd, manufactured by Forest Laboratories was approved by the FDA in 2011 for the treatment of major depressive disor

Pretrial Conference Set for 800+ Bair Hugger Product Liability Cases

Pretrial Conference Set for 800+ Bair Hugger Product Liability Cases

Larry Bodine  Nov 1, 2016

US District Judge Joan N. Ericksen set November 17 as the date for the Initial Pretrial Conference in Bair Hugger Forced

Volkswagen to Pay $14.7 Billion to Settle Charges over Cheating Emissions Tests

Volkswagen to Pay $14.7 Billion to Settle Charges over Cheating Emissions Tests

Larry Bodine  Oct 31, 2016

In two related settlements German automaker Volkswagen AG and related entities have agreed to spend up to $14.7 billion

93 Cases Settled in Biomet M2a Mangum Hip Implant Litigation

93 Cases Settled in Biomet M2a Mangum Hip Implant Litigation

Larry Bodine  Oct 29, 2016

US District Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr. issued an order disclosing the settlement of 93 cases in Biomet M2a Magnum Hip I

Verdict No. 3: Jury Awards $70M Against Johnson & Johnson in Cancer Link to Talcum Powder

Verdict No. 3: Jury Awards $70M Against Johnson & Johnson in Cancer Link to Talcum Powder

Larry Bodine  Oct 28, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2259" align="alignright" width="219"] Jim Onder is the senior member and founder of the law firm

Judge Seeks Lead Counsel in Roundup Products Liability Litigation

Judge Seeks Lead Counsel in Roundup Products Liability Litigation

Larry Bodine  Oct 27, 2016

US District Judge Vince Chhabria requested attorneys who wish to be lead counsel in In Re: Roundup Products Liability Li

Two Reasons That More Attorneys File Xarelto Claims in Philadelphia Court

Two Reasons That More Attorneys File Xarelto Claims in Philadelphia Court

John Ray  Oct 27, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2220" align="alignright" width="293"] Court of Common Pleas Xarelto Litigation[/caption] Appr

Closing Arguments Set for Thursday in St. Louis Talc Litigation

Closing Arguments Set for Thursday in St. Louis Talc Litigation

Larry Bodine  Oct 27, 2016

Closing arguments in the third trial in St. Louis over the cancer risks of Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based personal h

Artificial Intelligence Predicted Case Outcomes With 79% Accuracy

Artificial Intelligence Predicted Case Outcomes With 79% Accuracy

Larry Bodine  Oct 26, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2171" align="alignleft" width="233"] Dr. Nikolaos Aletras, who led the study at UCL Computer Sci

Caseload Growing in Philadelphia Against Rex and Argon in IVC Filter Litigation

Caseload Growing in Philadelphia Against Rex and Argon in IVC Filter Litigation

John Ray  Oct 25, 2016

Rex Medical L.P., the designer of the Option and Option Elite IVC Filters as well as the distributor of these products,

Initial Conference Set for Taxotere Hair Loss Litigation

Initial Conference Set for Taxotere Hair Loss Litigation

Larry Bodine  Oct 25, 2016

Federal multi-district litigation is about to get underway in the US District Court in New Orleans for recently consolid

Philadelphia Court Sets 10 Xarelto Cases for Bellwether Trials

Philadelphia Court Sets 10 Xarelto Cases for Bellwether Trials

Larry Bodine  Oct 25, 2016

Pennsylvania Judge Arnold L. New set 10 cases for bellwether trials next year and outlined discovery deadlines for In Re

NJ Judge in Talc Cancer Case Bars Plaintiffs' Experts, Dismisses Cases

NJ Judge in Talc Cancer Case Bars Plaintiffs' Experts, Dismisses Cases

Larry Bodine  Oct 24, 2016

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Nelson C. Johnson barred two prominent scientists who were prepared to testify for  plai

Court Closes Vaginal Mesh Suits in Georgia MDL

Court Closes Vaginal Mesh Suits in Georgia MDL

Larry Bodine  Oct 21, 2016

US District Chief Judge Clay D. Land ruled that no new cases will be accepted in MDL 2004 In Re Mentor Corp. Obtape Tran

California Supreme Court Takes Jurisdiction of Plavix Mass Tort Claims

California Supreme Court Takes Jurisdiction of Plavix Mass Tort Claims

Larry Bodine  Oct 19, 2016

The California Supreme Court ruled that state courts can take "specific jurisdiction" over mass tort claims by out-of-st

Court Sets Lineup for Cook IVC Filter Bellwether Trials

Court Sets Lineup for Cook IVC Filter Bellwether Trials

Larry Bodine  Oct 19, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1491" align="alignright" width="300"] Cook Celect® IVC Filter[/caption] US District Judge Ric

NJ Judge Dismisses 160 Cases in Accutane Litigation -- 4,000 Remain

NJ Judge Dismisses 160 Cases in Accutane Litigation -- 4,000 Remain

Larry Bodine  Oct 17, 2016

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Nelson Johnson issued two orders dismissing a total of 160 cases from 20 states against

Invokana Diabetes Drug Plaintiffs Seek Product Liability MDL in New Jersey

Invokana Diabetes Drug Plaintiffs Seek Product Liability MDL in New Jersey

Larry Bodine  Oct 14, 2016

Dozens of plaintiffs who suffered kidney damage or ketoacidosis have filed a motion to create new MDL 2750 for Invokana

PersonalInjury.Com Endorsement: Hillary Clinton For President

PersonalInjury.Com Endorsement: Hillary Clinton For President

Larry Bodine  Oct 14, 2016

Click to read the original editorial from: The Choice Could Not Be More Clear "May you live in interesting times" is

Crusading Judge Takes Over Taxotere Products Liability Litigation

Crusading Judge Takes Over Taxotere Products Liability Litigation

Larry Bodine  Oct 13, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1999" align="alignright" width="200"] Chief Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt[/caption] Judge Kurt D.

November 2016 Mass Tort Course

November 2016 Mass Tort Course

John Ray  Oct 12, 2016

Please join us  Nov 11th - Nov 14th  for the "Four Days to Mass Tort Success Course"   Co

Will the October 11, 2016 FDA Notice Impact the Xarelto Litigation?

Will the October 11, 2016 FDA Notice Impact the Xarelto Litigation?

John Ray  Oct 12, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2053" align="alignright" width="300"] Alere InRatio medical device[/caption] We have received

Court Approves Bair Hugger Plaintiff Fact Sheet and Medical Form

Court Approves Bair Hugger Plaintiff Fact Sheet and Medical Form

Larry Bodine  Oct 12, 2016

US District Court Judge Joan N. Ericksen for the District of Minnesota approved a Plaintiff Fact Sheet as well as proced

Non-Attorney Law Firm Members Bring Access to Financial and Human Capital

Non-Attorney Law Firm Members Bring Access to Financial and Human Capital

Larry Bodine  Oct 11, 2016

This article is excerpted from Democratizing Legal Services: Obstacles and Opportunities, by Laura Snyder (Lanham, Maryl

Update: Federal Court Revises Xarelto Product Liability Cases for Trial

Update: Federal Court Revises Xarelto Product Liability Cases for Trial

Larry Bodine  Oct 10, 2016

In an update of Case Management Order No. 2a, the court in Xarelto MDL 2592 Federal Litigation updated when four bellwet

Judge Upholds $14.3 Million Verdict Against Boston Scientific in Pelvic Mesh Trial

Judge Upholds $14.3 Million Verdict Against Boston Scientific in Pelvic Mesh Trial

Larry Bodine  Oct 6, 2016

US District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin upheld $14.3 total verdict in favor of three women who suffered ongoing pain from th

Cancer Victim's Case Against Can Proceed against J&J in Talc Conspiracy

Cancer Victim's Case Against Can Proceed against J&J in Talc Conspiracy

Larry Bodine  Oct 5, 2016

US District Judge Mark A. Kearney ruled that a Pennsylvania woman's case may proceed, charging that talc supplied by Ime

New MDLs Consolidate Cases for Abilify, Roundup, Talc and Taxotere

New MDLs Consolidate Cases for Abilify, Roundup, Talc and Taxotere

Larry Bodine  Oct 4, 2016

Consolidating thousands of lawsuits involving Abilify schizophrenia drug, Roundup herbicide, Talc powder and Taxotere ca

New Roundup Plaintiff Charges Monsanto with Fraud Concerning Cancer Danger

New Roundup Plaintiff Charges Monsanto with Fraud Concerning Cancer Danger

Larry Bodine  Oct 4, 2016

An Illinois plaintiff who contracted non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (cancer of the lymph nodes) after using the herbicide Roundu

Essure Birth Control Cases Consolidated in California Court

Essure Birth Control Cases Consolidated in California Court

Larry Bodine  Oct 3, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1947" align="alignright" width="125"] Attorney Elizabeth Graham[/caption] [caption id="attach

New Research: IVC Filters Don't Save Lives in Trauma Patients

New Research: IVC Filters Don't Save Lives in Trauma Patients

Larry Bodine  Oct 2, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1178" align="alignright" width="150"] Bard Denali IVC Filter[/caption] New research in JAMA S

Proton Pump Inhibitor Litigation Reaching Critical Mass

Proton Pump Inhibitor Litigation Reaching Critical Mass

Larry Bodine  Oct 2, 2016

Litigation against the makers of powerful antacids, know as proton pump inhibitors, is mounting as plaintiffs charge tha

More Risperdal Cases Set for Trial in Philadelphia

More Risperdal Cases Set for Trial in Philadelphia

Larry Bodine  Sep 30, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1919" align="alignright" width="150"] Derek T. Braslow[/caption] Eight cases involving the an

Considerations for Plaintiff Attorneys when Starting a Successful Mass Tort Practice

Considerations for Plaintiff Attorneys when Starting a Successful Mass Tort Practice

Larry Bodine  Sep 30, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1703" align="alignright" width="299"] John Ray[/caption] Mass Tort Litigation has emerged as

3,500 Cases To Date in DuPont Chemical Discharge in West Virginia Drinking Water

3,500 Cases To Date in DuPont Chemical Discharge in West Virginia Drinking Water

Larry Bodine  Sep 29, 2016

More than 3,500 personal injury and wrongful death cases are currently pending US District Court for the Southern Distri

Did Xarelto, the Drug Arnold Palmer Promoted, Lead to His Death?

Did Xarelto, the Drug Arnold Palmer Promoted, Lead to His Death?

Larry Bodine  Sep 29, 2016

One of the final images of beloved golfer Arnold Palmer is the 87-year old in a TV commercial wearing a pink sweater and

Abilify Patients Move to Consolidate Cases to Florida Federal Court

Abilify Patients Move to Consolidate Cases to Florida Federal Court

Larry Bodine  Sep 28, 2016

Patients who took Abilify and suffered compulsive sex, gambling and shopping side effects have requested that the US Jud

Class Action Certified in Syngenta Corn Market Crash Litigation

Class Action Certified in Syngenta Corn Market Crash Litigation

Larry Bodine  Sep 28, 2016

US District Judge John W. Lungstrum in Kansas certified nine class actions brought by virtually every corn producer in A

Invokana Patients Seek Consolidation of Claims against Janssen into a New MDL

Invokana Patients Seek Consolidation of Claims against Janssen into a New MDL

Larry Bodine  Sep 26, 2016

Several Invokana plaintiffs who sued Janssen Pharmaceuticals after they suffered severe kidney damage have filed a motio

Judge Orders Bayer to Turn over Personnel Records to Xarelto Plaintiffs

Judge Orders Bayer to Turn over Personnel Records to Xarelto Plaintiffs

Larry Bodine  Sep 23, 2016

The judge overseeing federal Xarelto product liability litigation ordered defendant Bayer to turn over the personnel rec

700 Cases Filed in Bair Hugger Surgery Blanket Product Liability Litigation

700 Cases Filed in Bair Hugger Surgery Blanket Product Liability Litigation

Larry Bodine  Sep 23, 2016

The US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation reported that 700 product liability lawsuits have been filed as of Sep

Hearing Coming Up on MDL for Talcum Powder Cancer Claims against Johnson & Johnson

Hearing Coming Up on MDL for Talcum Powder Cancer Claims against Johnson & Johnson

Larry Bodine  Sep 22, 2016

The US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear arguments this month on consolidating 18 actions pending in

New Illinois Lawsuit Charges Monsanto's Roundup Causes Cancer

New Illinois Lawsuit Charges Monsanto's Roundup Causes Cancer

Larry Bodine  Sep 21, 2016

An Illinois man filed suit against Monsanto in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois alleging he dev

Federal Judge Appoints Settlement Master in Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Federal Judge Appoints Settlement Master in Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Larry Bodine  Sep 20, 2016

A federal judge has appointed attorney Cathy Yanni of JAMS in San Francisco as the Special Master to administer a settle

Second Samsung Phone Owner Sues Over Explosion Causing Third-Degree Burns

Second Samsung Phone Owner Sues Over Explosion Causing Third-Degree Burns

Larry Bodine  Sep 19, 2016

A second Samsung cell phone owner -- a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone

Bard Can Look Into Plaintiffs’ Communications With FDA Regarding IVC Filters

Bard Can Look Into Plaintiffs’ Communications With FDA Regarding IVC Filters

Larry Bodine  Sep 16, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1178" align="alignright" width="200"] Bard Denali IVC Filter[/caption] US District Judge Davi

Pelvic Mesh Case Revived Against Boston Scientific

Pelvic Mesh Case Revived Against Boston Scientific

Larry Bodine  Sep 16, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1794" align="alignright" width="300"] Some 39,000 pelvic mesh cases have been filed against Bost

Proof! C. R. Bard, Inc. has been Settling IVC Filter Cases

Proof! C. R. Bard, Inc. has been Settling IVC Filter Cases

Larry Bodine  Sep 14, 2016

As suspected, C.R. Bard, Inc. has indeed been settling IVC Filter cases, according to the 10-Q statement it filed with t

Plaintiffs Seek to Consolidate Lawsuits Charging that Roundup Causes Cancer

Plaintiffs Seek to Consolidate Lawsuits Charging that Roundup Causes Cancer

Larry Bodine  Sep 12, 2016

Plaintiffs in 14 different federal courts are seeking to create the new MDL No. 2741 in southern Illinois to hear their

700 New Pradaxa Cases Filed in Connecticut State Court

700 New Pradaxa Cases Filed in Connecticut State Court

Larry Bodine  Sep 9, 2016

                So far there are 700 cases and climbing

IVC Filter Cases Settling Quietly as Litigation Grows

IVC Filter Cases Settling Quietly as Litigation Grows

Larry Bodine  Sep 8, 2016

Manufacturers of defective IVC filter medical devices are settling cases behind the scenes, as litigation is building na

FDA Recommends Against Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests

FDA Recommends Against Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests

Larry Bodine  Sep 8, 2016

The FDA recommends against using currently offered tests to screen for ovarian cancer. The Agency is especially concerne

No Deposition for Bard President over Memo on IVC Filter Study

No Deposition for Bard President over Memo on IVC Filter Study

Larry Bodine  Sep 6, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1710" align="alignright" width="150"] Jim C. BeasleyGroup President[/caption] US District Jud

Charging that Vitamin E is Bad for Your Heart, Class Action is Revived Against CVS

Charging that Vitamin E is Bad for Your Heart, Class Action is Revived Against CVS

Larry Bodine  Sep 2, 2016

The First US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a class action lawsuit against CVS Caremark pharmacies may proceed in l

Slides & Recording for Webinar: Mass Torts Update for Plaintiff Attorneys

Slides & Recording for Webinar: Mass Torts Update for Plaintiff Attorneys

Larry Bodine  Sep 1, 2016

5 Mass Torts for Plaintiff Attorneys Today Broadcast August 31, 2016 Visit http://goo.gl/rOG9qt to see the slides an

How the FDA Let Down Transvaginal Mesh Patients

How the FDA Let Down Transvaginal Mesh Patients

Larry Bodine  Aug 31, 2016

Too many women who have suffered transvaginal mesh complications wonder how it was ever approved by the FDA and why it t

Mass Tort Defendants Use Mirena "Mass Production" Method to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Cases in MDLs

Mass Tort Defendants Use Mirena "Mass Production" Method to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Cases in MDLs

Larry Bodine  Aug 30, 2016

Harnessing a successful tactic used in Mirena IUD litigation two years ago, defendants in other Mass Tort cases are usin

GlaxoSmithKline Must Face Paxil Birth Defect Lawsuits in Illinois State Court

GlaxoSmithKline Must Face Paxil Birth Defect Lawsuits in Illinois State Court

Larry Bodine  Aug 30, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1327" align="alignright" width="300"] Tetralogy of fallot, which is a combination of several con

Hearing Sept. 29 on Forming Taxotere MDL

Hearing Sept. 29 on Forming Taxotere MDL

Larry Bodine  Aug 24, 2016

Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation set arguments on Sept. 29 for a motion to centralize 33 federal lawsuits wher

New IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Arizona MDL

New IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Arizona MDL

Larry Bodine  Aug 24, 2016

[caption id="attachment_746" align="alignright" width="230"] Bard Meridian IVC Filter 2011[/caption] A woman who was

State-Law Claims Against Generic Reglan Makers Can Proceed in New Jersey

State-Law Claims Against Generic Reglan Makers Can Proceed in New Jersey

Larry Bodine  Aug 23, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that 1,000 lawsuits filed against the generic makers of Reglan, a gastric reflux drug

Court Upholds $8.3M in Compensatory Damages in DePuy Hip Implant Verdict

Court Upholds $8.3M in Compensatory Damages in DePuy Hip Implant Verdict

Larry Bodine  Aug 23, 2016

[caption id="attachment_934" align="alignright" width="300"] DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip[/caption] The Californ

When Should Mass Tort Marketers Change Strategy?

When Should Mass Tort Marketers Change Strategy?

Larry Bodine  Aug 22, 2016

Adam Warren of The Sentinel Group® in Temecula, CA, published an article saying it is crucial for attorneys to understan

New Motion to Form MDL for Taxotere Cancer Drug that Causes Permanent Alopecia

New Motion to Form MDL for Taxotere Cancer Drug that Causes Permanent Alopecia

Larry Bodine  Aug 22, 2016

Two lead plaintiffs in the Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation have filed a motion with the US Judicial P

Class Action Filed Against Janssen Over Nerve Damage from Levaquin Antibiotic

Class Action Filed Against Janssen Over Nerve Damage from Levaquin Antibiotic

Larry Bodine  Aug 21, 2016

A woman who used the antibiotic Levaquin and developed permanent nerve damage has filed a class action lawsuit accusing 

Cook IVC Filter Settlement Talks Fail

Cook IVC Filter Settlement Talks Fail

Larry Bodine  Aug 20, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1491" align="alignright" width="300"] Cook Celect® IVC Filter[/caption] U.S. Magistrate Judge

Judge Sets 6 Bellwether Trials in Testosterone Mass Torts Litigation

Judge Sets 6 Bellwether Trials in Testosterone Mass Torts Litigation

Larry Bodine  Aug 20, 2016

US District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly has set June 5, 2017, for the start of first of six AbbVie bellwether trials in MD

Philly Judge Adds $6.66 Million Delay Interest to $70M Risperdal Verdict

Philly Judge Adds $6.66 Million Delay Interest to $70M Risperdal Verdict

Larry Bodine  Aug 19, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1610" align="alignright" width="290"] Risperdal causes gynecomastia, or enlarged breasts, in men

Attorney Mikal Watts acquitted in Gulf oil spill fraud case

Attorney Mikal Watts acquitted in Gulf oil spill fraud case

Larry Bodine  Aug 18, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1600" align="alignright" width="300"] Mikal Watts (right) was accused of padding a list of claim

Are Your Personal Care Products Really Safe?

Are Your Personal Care Products Really Safe?

Larry Bodine  Aug 17, 2016

Your skin is your largest organ, and anything you put on it should contain only the best and safest ingredients from nat

Kentucky AG Sues Johnson & Johnson for Deceptive Marketing of TVM Surgical Mesh

Kentucky AG Sues Johnson & Johnson for Deceptive Marketing of TVM Surgical Mesh

Larry Bodine  Aug 17, 2016

Lawsuit seeks millions of dollars in civil penalties under Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act Kentucky Attorney Gener

Ethicon and J&J Move to Exclude Plaintiff Expert in TVM Litigation

Ethicon and J&J Move to Exclude Plaintiff Expert in TVM Litigation

Larry Bodine  Aug 17, 2016

Ethicon, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson filed a motion to exclude the general-causation testimony of Brian Raybon, M.D.

FDA Releases New Patient Info for Taxotere (Docetaxel) Cancer Drug

FDA Releases New Patient Info for Taxotere (Docetaxel) Cancer Drug

Larry Bodine  Aug 16, 2016

The FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research approved new safety labeling changes for the Taxotere (Docetaxel) breast

Performance Marketing…When Economics Collide

Performance Marketing…When Economics Collide

Larry Bodine  Aug 16, 2016

By Adam Warren of The Sentinel Group®, Temecula, CA. If you are deep into mass tort marketing or other forms of legal

Health Canada Warns of Diabetic Ketoacidosis from Invokana Diabetes Drug

Health Canada Warns of Diabetic Ketoacidosis from Invokana Diabetes Drug

Larry Bodine  Aug 13, 2016

Health Canada, the country's equivalent of the US Food and Drug Administration, warned healthcare professionals about th

FDA Updates Draft Guidance for Dangerous Dietary Supplements

FDA Updates Draft Guidance for Dangerous Dietary Supplements

Larry Bodine  Aug 12, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1575" align="alignright" width="229"] See below for 15 supplements to always avoid.[/caption]

Watch this video and then contact Barbara Capasso

Watch this video and then contact Barbara Capasso

Larry Bodine  Aug 12, 2016

Watch this video and then contact Barbara Capasso at (954) 383-3932 or barbara@masstortnexus.com Attorney James O

Roundup Cancer Plaintiffs Seek MDL Against Monsanto

Roundup Cancer Plaintiffs Seek MDL Against Monsanto

Larry Bodine  Aug 11, 2016

Eight plaintiffs who have been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the lymph nodes) have petitioned the Judic

Emerging and Ongoing Mass Tort Litigation Update

Emerging and Ongoing Mass Tort Litigation Update

Larry Bodine  Aug 9, 2016

You can't miss this!   Mass Tort Nexus has added the hottest emerging litigation to its September Course: RoundUp

California Judge Rules for Essure Plaintiffs in Preemption Issue

California Judge Rules for Essure Plaintiffs in Preemption Issue

Larry Bodine  Aug 5, 2016

Judge Winifred Y. Smith in Superior Court of California, Alameda County, issued a decision on Aug. 2, 2016, permitting t

Federal Court Orders Bellwether Trials in Cook IVC Filter Cases

Federal Court Orders Bellwether Trials in Cook IVC Filter Cases

Larry Bodine  Aug 5, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1491" align="alignright" width="300"] Cook Celect IVC Filter[/caption] U.S. District Judge Ri

7 Xarelto Cases Chosen for Trial in Louisiana Federal Court

7 Xarelto Cases Chosen for Trial in Louisiana Federal Court

Larry Bodine  Aug 5, 2016

In Case Management Order No. 5 on August 1, US District Court Judge Eldon E. Fallon ordered four categories of Xarelto c

Amicus Media Group Helps Mass Tort Firms with Legal Marketing

Amicus Media Group Helps Mass Tort Firms with Legal Marketing

Larry Bodine  Aug 3, 2016

Valencia, California, August 2, 2016 -- Amicus Media Group is stepping up the legal marketing game with new services, to

Updated FDA Black Box Warning for Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs

Updated FDA Black Box Warning for Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs

Larry Bodine  Jul 28, 2016

The FDA revised the Boxed Warning, its strongest warning, about fluoroquinolone antibacterial drugs to address side effe

Ruining Lives with Xaretlo and Invokana, Johnson & Johnson Reports $18.5 Billion in Sales

Ruining Lives with Xaretlo and Invokana, Johnson & Johnson Reports $18.5 Billion in Sales

Larry Bodine  Jul 26, 2016

Johnson & Johnson announced sales of $18.5 billion on July 19, 2016 for the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 3

Feds Nail J&J Subsidiary in $18 Million Settlement of False Claims Charges

Feds Nail J&J Subsidiary in $18 Million Settlement of False Claims Charges

Larry Bodine  Jul 26, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1451" align="alignright" width="300"] Acclarent marketed the Stratus even after the FDA rejected

Taxotere Chemo Drug Lawsuit Now filed in California Federal Court

Taxotere Chemo Drug Lawsuit Now filed in California Federal Court

Larry Bodine  Jul 25, 2016

[caption id="attachment_964" align="alignright" width="224"] It is generally understood that temporary baldness may be a

New Study to Investigate Long-Term Xarelto and Pradaxa Use

New Study to Investigate Long-Term Xarelto and Pradaxa Use

Larry Bodine  Jul 24, 2016

A patient-centered research institute is conducting two studies that will compare the effectiveness of Pradaxa, Xarelto

Order Concerning Filing Fees When Filing Short Form Complaints in Zofran Litigation

Order Concerning Filing Fees When Filing Short Form Complaints in Zofran Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jul 23, 2016

US District Judge F. Dennis Saylor ordered on July 21 that any plaintiff in a pending action who previously filed a comp

IVC Filter Litigation Is the Hot, Trending Practice Area

IVC Filter Litigation Is the Hot, Trending Practice Area

Larry Bodine  Jul 21, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1398" align="alignright" width="155"] Troy Brenes[/caption] Litigation involving Cook and Cor

3 State Attorneys General Charge that Volkswagen Scandal is 10-Year Orchestrated Fraud

3 State Attorneys General Charge that Volkswagen Scandal is 10-Year Orchestrated Fraud

Larry Bodine  Jul 19, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1377" align="alignright" width="648"] The lawsuits allege this cover-up was orchestrated at the

Talcum Powder Plaintiff Seeks Centralization of Federal Ovarian Cancer Claims Against J&J

Talcum Powder Plaintiff Seeks Centralization of Federal Ovarian Cancer Claims Against J&J

Larry Bodine  Jul 19, 2016

By Sandy A. Liebhard, Bernstein Liebhard LLP, New York. A talcum powder lawsuit plaintiff has filed a motion with the

Shocker: EU Has Covered Up Volkswagen Emissions Cheating Since 2010

Shocker: EU Has Covered Up Volkswagen Emissions Cheating Since 2010

Larry Bodine  Jul 18, 2016

For the last six years, the European Commission has known that German automaker Volkswagen was cheating on emissions of

Paxil Judge Won't Lift Litigation Stay for GSK in Birth Defect Litigation

Paxil Judge Won't Lift Litigation Stay for GSK in Birth Defect Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jul 18, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1327" align="alignright" width="648"] Tetralogy of fallot is a combination of several congenital

PharmaTech Recalling Diocto Liquid Stool Softener Because of Bacteria

PharmaTech Recalling Diocto Liquid Stool Softener Because of Bacteria

Larry Bodine  Jul 17, 2016

The FDA is alerting healthcare professionals that PharmaTech LLC, Davie, Florida, is voluntarily recalling all non-expir

Stifle the Telephone Background Racket, Judge Orders Lawyers in Zofran Litigation

Stifle the Telephone Background Racket, Judge Orders Lawyers in Zofran Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jul 15, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1315" align="alignright" width="300"] The judge said, "Counsel should also avoid placing the Cou

Drivers Argue that GM MDL Should Continue After 2nd Circuit Bankruptcy Rulings

Drivers Argue that GM MDL Should Continue After 2nd Circuit Bankruptcy Rulings

Larry Bodine  Jul 15, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1310" align="alignright" width="300"] Jacqueline Gilbert was injured when this Chevy Cobalt hit

PA Court Now Allows Ischemic Stroke Claims in Xarelto Litigation

PA Court Now Allows Ischemic Stroke Claims in Xarelto Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jul 15, 2016

In an important new ruling, Judge Arnold L. New in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas amended the master and short f

$70 million Verdict against Janssen Pharma in Risperdal Breast-Growth Case

$70 million Verdict against Janssen Pharma in Risperdal Breast-Growth Case

Larry Bodine  Jul 14, 2016

A jury in Philadelphia ruled on July 8 that the antipsychotic drug Risperdal caused a Tennessee boy to grow breasts and

B. Braun Medical Inc. to Pay $7.8 Million for Selling of Contaminated Syringes

B. Braun Medical Inc. to Pay $7.8 Million for Selling of Contaminated Syringes

Larry Bodine  Jul 13, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1269" align="alignright" width="191"] The former president of AM2PAT, Dushyant Patel, was indict

Alere Recalls Inaccurate INRatio Blood Monitor for Patients Taking Pradaxa or Xarelto

Alere Recalls Inaccurate INRatio Blood Monitor for Patients Taking Pradaxa or Xarelto

Larry Bodine  Jul 13, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1263" align="alignright" width="155"] Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Monitor System[/caption] Diagnost

Time Extension to File Summonses in Xarelto MDL 2592

Time Extension to File Summonses in Xarelto MDL 2592

Larry Bodine  Jul 12, 2016

In Pretrial Order #10A, US District Judge Eldon Fallon allowed plaintiffs who have not already served Bayer Pharma AG or

Class Action Charges Company Lied to Cover Up Defective Bard IVC Filter

Class Action Charges Company Lied to Cover Up Defective Bard IVC Filter

Larry Bodine  Jul 11, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1160" align="alignright" width="299"] Bard Recovery IVC Filter[/caption] A federal judge cons

Judge Approves Short-Form Complaint in Zofran Products Liability Litigation

Judge Approves Short-Form Complaint in Zofran Products Liability Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jul 10, 2016

[caption id="attachment_954" align="alignright" width="225"] Zofran cleft palate birth defect[/caption] US District J

All Brands of IVC Filters  FDA Approval Dates and Images

All Brands of IVC Filters FDA Approval Dates and Images

John Ray  Jul 5, 2016

Approved IVC Filter Products United States Food and Drug Administration 07/05/2016: The following images and descripti

How did IVC Filters Obtain FDA Approval without Proving they were Safe and Effective

How did IVC Filters Obtain FDA Approval without Proving they were Safe and Effective

John Ray  Jul 1, 2016

How did IVC Filters Obtain FDA Approval without Proving they were Safe and Effective?   In that the first IVC F

North Carolina Woman Sues Sanofi & Aventis Pharma Over Taxotere Side Effects

North Carolina Woman Sues Sanofi & Aventis Pharma Over Taxotere Side Effects

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

A North Carolina woman who took Taxotere has filed suit against the makers of cancer drug Taxotere, alleging that it cau

Ohio Couple File Xarelto Lawsuit Against Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Ohio Couple File Xarelto Lawsuit Against Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

Xarelto Lawsuit Filed Against Makers of Xarelto A husband and wife from Ohio filed suit against the makers of the drug

Thousands of Benicar Side Effect Lawsuits Filed Against Allergan and Warner Chilcott

Thousands of Benicar Side Effect Lawsuits Filed Against Allergan and Warner Chilcott

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

At least 1,239 Benicar side effects lawsuits have been filed against Allergan plc and Warner Chilcott Ltd., according to

Bair Hugger Blankets Made by 3M May Increase Risk of Infection

Bair Hugger Blankets Made by 3M May Increase Risk of Infection

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

By Kay Van Wey, Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization [caption id

Nearly 400 Cases Pending in Federal Litigation over Levaquin

Nearly 400 Cases Pending in Federal Litigation over Levaquin

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

Nearly 400 peripheral neuropathy lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox continue are pen

Pfizer's Lyrica Linked to Major Birth Defects

Pfizer's Lyrica Linked to Major Birth Defects

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

A drug commonly used to treat pain, epilepsy, anxiety and other brain health disorders may be associated with an increas

Similarities To Pradaxa Lawsuits Lend Hope To Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs

Similarities To Pradaxa Lawsuits Lend Hope To Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

Plaintiffs product liability lawsuits against the manufacturers of Xarelto are encouraged by actions taken with another

MDL 2545 Created in Illinois for Testosterone Products Liability Litigation

MDL 2545 Created in Illinois for Testosterone Products Liability Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

The US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation transferred 45 actions pending in four districts (listed below in Sche

Court Establishes MDL in  in California for Viagra Products Liability Litigation

Court Establishes MDL in in California for Viagra Products Liability Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

The US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has issued a transfer order centralizing federal lawsuits in the Viagr

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic Litigation MDL

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic Litigation MDL

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

Nearly 400 peripheral lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox continue to move forward in

Bayer's Essure Birth Control Device Facing Multiple Negligence Lawsuits

Bayer's Essure Birth Control Device Facing Multiple Negligence Lawsuits

Larry Bodine  Jun 29, 2016

A Florida woman who was the first to file a lawsuit against Bayer for negligence and breach of express warranties concer

Judges Call Conferences over Taxotere Cancer Drug that Causes Permanent Hair Loss

Judges Call Conferences over Taxotere Cancer Drug that Causes Permanent Hair Loss

Larry Bodine  Jun 28, 2016

A case management conference is scheduled for June 30, 2016, in US District Court for the Northern District of Californi

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $14.7 Billion to Settle for Deceiving Customers on Emissions

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $14.7 Billion to Settle for Deceiving Customers on Emissions

Larry Bodine  Jun 28, 2016

Settlements Require VW to Spend up to $10 Billion to Buyback, Terminate Leases, or Modify Affected 2.0 Liter Vehicles an

FDA Warns Public about Dangerous IVC Filter Side Effects

FDA Warns Public about Dangerous IVC Filter Side Effects

Larry Bodine  Jun 28, 2016

[caption id="attachment_747" align="alignright" width="211"] Bard Denali IVC Filter 2013[/caption] In a public safety

Judge Campbell Pushes Bard IVC Filter Litigation Forward in Arizona

Judge Campbell Pushes Bard IVC Filter Litigation Forward in Arizona

Larry Bodine  Jun 28, 2016

Issuing several orders about discovery and trial dates, US District Judge Dennis G. Campbell is pushing forward C.R. Bar

Novartis Added as Defendant in Zofran Mass Tort Litigation

Novartis Added as Defendant in Zofran Mass Tort Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jun 28, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1040" align="alignright" width="300"] When pregnant women take Zofran, it leads to birth defects

FDA strengthens kidney warnings for diabetes medicines Invokana, Invokamet, Farxiga and Xigduo XR

FDA strengthens kidney warnings for diabetes medicines Invokana, Invokamet, Farxiga and Xigduo XR

Larry Bodine  Jun 27, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened the existing warning about the risk of acute kidney injury

3M Lawyers Intimidate Bloggers who Report about Bair Hugger Surgical Blankets

3M Lawyers Intimidate Bloggers who Report about Bair Hugger Surgical Blankets

Larry Bodine  Jun 26, 2016

In an effort to stifle free discussion about the Bair Hugger surgical blanket, attorneys for 3M are sending threatening

$54 M Settlement against Salix Pharma for “Speaker Programs” Used to Pay Kickbacks to Doctors

$54 M Settlement against Salix Pharma for “Speaker Programs” Used to Pay Kickbacks to Doctors

Larry Bodine  Jun 26, 2016

Federal law enforcement agencies announced a $54 million settlement against Salix Pharmaceuticals for using “speaker pro

FDA Links Abilify to Compulsive Gambling, Eating, Shopping and Sex

FDA Links Abilify to Compulsive Gambling, Eating, Shopping and Sex

Larry Bodine  Jun 26, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop, and have sex have

Family Sues Boston Scientific over Defective IVC Filter that Killed Truck Driver

Family Sues Boston Scientific over Defective IVC Filter that Killed Truck Driver

Larry Bodine  Jun 24, 2016

[caption id="attachment_977" align="alignleft" width="300"] Boston Scientific makes the dangerous Greenfield Vena Cava F

Cases Proliferating that Taxotere Cancer Drug Causes Permanent Hair Loss

Cases Proliferating that Taxotere Cancer Drug Causes Permanent Hair Loss

Larry Bodine  Jun 24, 2016

[caption id="attachment_964" align="alignright" width="224"] Image credit: Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm[/caption] Produc

Zofran Lawsuit Parties Adopt Master Form Complaints, as Birth Defect Litigation Proceeds

Zofran Lawsuit Parties Adopt Master Form Complaints, as Birth Defect Litigation Proceeds

Larry Bodine  Jun 23, 2016

More than 260 Zofran birth defects lawsuits continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation now underwa

Study Finds High Revision Surgery Rate with DePuy Pinnacle MoM Hip Implant

Study Finds High Revision Surgery Rate with DePuy Pinnacle MoM Hip Implant

Larry Bodine  Jun 23, 2016

[caption id="attachment_934" align="alignright" width="300"] DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip[/caption] A recent stu

Hundreds of Cordis IVC Filter Cases Up for Consolidation in California State Court

Hundreds of Cordis IVC Filter Cases Up for Consolidation in California State Court

Larry Bodine  Jun 22, 2016

[caption id="attachment_921" align="alignright" width="150"] Cordis TrapEase IVC Filter[/caption] California plaintif

South Dakota Woman Files Suit after Bard IVC Filter Gets Embedded in Her Organs

South Dakota Woman Files Suit after Bard IVC Filter Gets Embedded in Her Organs

Larry Bodine  Jun 21, 2016

[caption id="attachment_747" align="alignright" width="150"] Bard IVC Filter[/caption] A South Dakota woman charges i

Xarelto MDL 2592 Bellwether Cases Selected For Bellwether Trials

Xarelto MDL 2592 Bellwether Cases Selected For Bellwether Trials

John Ray  Jun 20, 2016

Forty Bellwether Trials Selected For Xarelto MDL 2592 Per Xarelto MDL 2592 Case Management Orders #2, #3 and #4 as well

FDA Confirms Acute Kidney Damage from Invokana, Invokamet and Farxiga

FDA Confirms Acute Kidney Damage from Invokana, Invokamet and Farxiga

Larry Bodine  Jun 15, 2016

The FDA has strengthened the existing warning about the risk of acute kidney injury for the type 2 diabetes medicines ca

Bayer & Janssen Use Celebrities to Promote Xarelto Despite Ongoing Litigation

Bayer & Janssen Use Celebrities to Promote Xarelto Despite Ongoing Litigation

Larry Bodine  Jun 10, 2016

Despite ongoing federal and state litigation, defendants Bayer HealthCare AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals have broadcast

Xarelto Bellwether Trials Set

Xarelto Bellwether Trials Set

Larry Bodine  Jun 9, 2016

[caption id="attachment_829" align="alignright" width="116"] Judge Eldon E. Fallon[/caption] The court in Xarelto MDL

FDA Warns about Serious Bleeding Risk from Antacids with Aspirin

FDA Warns about Serious Bleeding Risk from Antacids with Aspirin

Larry Bodine  Jun 7, 2016

The FDA is warning consumers about the risk of serious bleeding when using popular hangover remedies like Alka-Seltzer.

$10.9 Million Verdict Revived Against Topamax Maker Janssen Pharmaceutical

$10.9 Million Verdict Revived Against Topamax Maker Janssen Pharmaceutical

Larry Bodine  Jun 7, 2016

--By Starkeisha Tucker A Pennsylvania appeals court affirmed the $10.9 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson'

Oklahoma Doctors Treating More Burns from Exploding E Cigs

Oklahoma Doctors Treating More Burns from Exploding E Cigs

Larry Bodine  Jun 7, 2016

Doctors at the Alexander Burn Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma have treated four patients for third-degree burns in the last mo

260 Zofran Cases Filed Against GlaxoSmithKline

260 Zofran Cases Filed Against GlaxoSmithKline

Larry Bodine  Jun 1, 2016

The federal multidistrict court, where 260 Zofran birth defect lawsuits are filed, has issued two Pretrial Orders in MDL

217 Lawsuits Filed Against 3M for Bair Hugger Blanket

217 Lawsuits Filed Against 3M for Bair Hugger Blanket

Larry Bodine  May 31, 2016

Hundreds of hip and knee replacement infection lawsuits involving the 3M Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket continue

California AG Sues Johnson & Johnson for Deceptive Marketing of Surgical Mesh Products

California AG Sues Johnson & Johnson for Deceptive Marketing of Surgical Mesh Products

Larry Bodine  May 30, 2016

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris on May 24, 2016 filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnso

Despite Attacks, Strokes, Vision problems, Men's Sex Dysfunction Drugs are Best Sellers

Despite Attacks, Strokes, Vision problems, Men's Sex Dysfunction Drugs are Best Sellers

Larry Bodine  May 29, 2016

The global erectile dysfunction drugs market size was valued at over $4.39 billion in 2014. Key drivers of the market in

Deceptive Testing Casts Doubt on J&J's Xarelto Safety Claims

Deceptive Testing Casts Doubt on J&J's Xarelto Safety Claims

Larry Bodine  May 28, 2016

An investigation is underway into a clinical trial that the makers of Xarelto hired Duke University to undertake. S

Bellwether Trials Set for Dangerous IVC Filters by Cook Medical

Bellwether Trials Set for Dangerous IVC Filters by Cook Medical

Larry Bodine  May 27, 2016

Cook Medical Inc. and plaintiffs who have filed 400 lawsuits against it have agreed to bellwether cases that will be pre

Attorney James Onder Attends Mass Tort Nexus Immersion Course

Attorney James Onder Attends Mass Tort Nexus Immersion Course

Larry Bodine  May 26, 2016

https://youtu.be/9gfOvU3x70w Attorney Jim Onder of Onder Shelton, O'Leary & Peterson LLC in St. Louis, attended a

Lawsuits Increase as Phoenix Man Suffers Extensive Burns From E-Cigarette Explosion

Lawsuits Increase as Phoenix Man Suffers Extensive Burns From E-Cigarette Explosion

Larry Bodine  May 25, 2016

A Phoenix, AZ man was hospitalzied with extensive burns after batteries from an e-cigarette exploded, According to a rep

Federal Racketeering Case Brought Against Johnson & Johnson

Federal Racketeering Case Brought Against Johnson & Johnson

Larry Bodine  May 24, 2016

A group of plaintiffs who were seriously harmed by the antibiotic Levaquin, have filed suit against Johnson & Johnso

Case Filings Burgeoning in Xarelto Litigation

Case Filings Burgeoning in Xarelto Litigation

Larry Bodine  May 23, 2016

By Eleanor Smith. Thousands of case filings are increasing court dockets in the Xarelto blood-thinner mass tort litig

FDA Warns that Invokana Causes Leg and Foot Amputations

FDA Warns that Invokana Causes Leg and Foot Amputations

Larry Bodine  May 19, 2016

The FDA is alerting the public about results of an ongoing clinical trial that found an increase in leg and foot amputat

Despite FDA Warning, Fluoroquinolone Litigation Crawls Forward in Minnesota

Despite FDA Warning, Fluoroquinolone Litigation Crawls Forward in Minnesota

Larry Bodine  May 18, 2016

In the multi-district ligitation docket MDL 1943, defense counsel reported that there are currently 18 cases pending bef

First Xarelto Trials Set in Federal Court in Louisiana

First Xarelto Trials Set in Federal Court in Louisiana

Larry Bodine  May 18, 2016

Trial dates have been set for the first four bellwether trials for blood thinner Xarelto, by Judge Eldon Fallon in multi

Severe FDA Warning Against Use of Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs

Severe FDA Warning Against Use of Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs

Larry Bodine  May 17, 2016

[caption id="attachment_578" align="alignright" width="300"] Side effects of Fluoroquinolones include a ruptured achille

Bard CEO Flees Cameras when NBC Asks about Defective IVC Filters

Bard CEO Flees Cameras when NBC Asks about Defective IVC Filters

Larry Bodine  May 13, 2016

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="https://www.masstortnexus.com/mass-torts-news/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/NBC-News-C

FDA Warns About Rare But Serious Skin Reactions from Olanzapine

FDA Warns About Rare But Serious Skin Reactions from Olanzapine

Larry Bodine  May 12, 2016

The FDA is warning that the antipsychotic medicine olanzapine can cause a rare but serious skin reaction that can progre

750 Lawsuits Filed Against Manufacturers of IVC Filters

750 Lawsuits Filed Against Manufacturers of IVC Filters

Larry Bodine  May 11, 2016

Two women from Kentucky are the newest members of a massive litigation accusing Cook Medical and other device-makers of

$11.4 Million Award Affirmed in Johnson & Johnson Vaginal Mesh Suit

$11.4 Million Award Affirmed in Johnson & Johnson Vaginal Mesh Suit

Larry Bodine  May 10, 2016

By Starkeisha Tucker A New Jersey appeals court affirmed an $11 million award to a woman who claimed a defective vagina

Pfizer Wins Motions to Limit Witnesses in Lipitor Litigation

Pfizer Wins Motions to Limit Witnesses in Lipitor Litigation

Larry Bodine  May 9, 2016

The US District Court in South Carolina has issued four case management orders in the Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium) Pro

3 Zofran Plaintiffs Dismissed in Massachusetts MDL

3 Zofran Plaintiffs Dismissed in Massachusetts MDL

Larry Bodine  May 6, 2016

Judge Dennis Saylor, US District Judge in Massachusetts, dismissed plaintiffs Tia Hancock, Joanna Tyler, and Dawn Barchi

Feds: 3 Reasons to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Contracts

Feds: 3 Reasons to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Contracts

Larry Bodine  May 5, 2016

Bureau Seeks Comment on Proposal to Ban a Contract Gotcha that Prevents Consumers from Suing Consumer Financial Companie

FDA Warns About Abilify Causing Compulsive Sex, Eating and Gambling

FDA Warns About Abilify Causing Compulsive Sex, Eating and Gambling

Larry Bodine  May 4, 2016

The FDA is warning that compulsive or uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop, and have sex have been reported w

Behind the $55 Million Talc Verdict: J&J Knew About Cancer Risks Since the 1970s

Behind the $55 Million Talc Verdict: J&J Knew About Cancer Risks Since the 1970s

Larry Bodine  May 3, 2016

[caption id="attachment_494" align="alignright" width="182"] Jacqueline Fox, who died in 2015 of ovarian cancer after us

40 Plaintiffs Set to be Deposed in Federal Xarelto Litigation in New Orleans

40 Plaintiffs Set to be Deposed in Federal Xarelto Litigation in New Orleans

Larry Bodine  May 2, 2016

US District Judge Eldon E. Fallon scheduled the depositions of 40 plaintiffs in product liability litigation against the

New Kidney Warnings for Diabetes Patients Taking Metformin

New Kidney Warnings for Diabetes Patients Taking Metformin

Larry Bodine  Apr 9, 2016

The FDA is requiring labeling changes regarding the recommendations for metformin-containing medicines for diabetes to e

Bard Signals Settlement of IVC Filter Lawsuit, while Struggling to Suppress Evidence

Bard Signals Settlement of IVC Filter Lawsuit, while Struggling to Suppress Evidence

John Ray  Mar 30, 2016

03/30/2016 - Plagued with mounting allegations and evidence of wronging related to various IVC Filter Devices C. R. Bard

Xarelto MDL 2592 Important Developments

Xarelto MDL 2592 Important Developments

John Ray  Mar 28, 2016

[caption id="attachment_376" align="alignright" width="186"] Xarelto MDL 2592[/caption] Important Development

FDA Warns about  Lead Poisoning with Best Bentonite Clay

FDA Warns about Lead Poisoning with Best Bentonite Clay

Larry Bodine  Mar 24, 2016

The FDA is warning consumers not to use “Best Bentonite Clay,” a product of Best Bentonite, located in Guthrie, Oklahoma

Particulate Matter in Sodium Bicarbonate Injection Causes Hospira Recall

Particulate Matter in Sodium Bicarbonate Injection Causes Hospira Recall

Larry Bodine  Mar 22, 2016

Hospira, Inc. is recalling one lot of 8.4% Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP (NDC: 0409-6625-02, Lot 56-148-EV, Expiry 1

$502M Bellwether Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson over Hip Replacement

$502M Bellwether Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson over Hip Replacement

Larry Bodine  Mar 18, 2016

Five plaintiffs have won a $502 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in a bellwether trial concerning

$11.75 Million Settlement Proposed in Caldera Transvaginal Mesh Class Action

$11.75 Million Settlement Proposed in Caldera Transvaginal Mesh Class Action

Larry Bodine  Mar 12, 2016

Attorneys representing women who were permanently injured by transvaginal mesh (“TVM”) devices manufactured by Caldera M

Zofran Litigation Update Defendants Summary Judgement Motion Denied

Zofran Litigation Update Defendants Summary Judgement Motion Denied

John Ray  Mar 8, 2016

[caption id="attachment_954" align="alignright" width="225"] Zofran cleft palate birth defect[/caption] US District J

James Onder, attorney on the recent $72M Talc Case, Speaking at Mass Tort Nexus Course

James Onder, attorney on the recent $72M Talc Case, Speaking at Mass Tort Nexus Course

Larry Bodine  Mar 4, 2016

[caption id="attachment_340" align="alignright" width="150"] James Onder of Onder, Shelton, O'Leary & Peterson, LLC,

Essure Litigation Update Post FDA Action

Essure Litigation Update Post FDA Action

John Ray  Mar 1, 2016

Update on Essure Permanent Birth Control Litigation 03/01/2016: On February 29th 2016 the United States Food and Drug

Only two seats left for the March Mass Tort Immersion Course

Only two seats left for the March Mass Tort Immersion Course

Larry Bodine  Feb 26, 2016

Register for the next "Four Days to Mass Tort Success Course"  Contact Barbara Capasso (954) 383-3932 

Mass Tort Nexus receptions at the AAJ event

Mass Tort Nexus receptions at the AAJ event

Larry Bodine  Feb 24, 2016

      Register for the next   "Four Days to Mass Tort Success Course"  

Zofran Lawsuit Alleges Heart Birth Defects In Virginia Child

Zofran Lawsuit Alleges Heart Birth Defects In Virginia Child

Larry Bodine  Feb 19, 2016

By Michael Monheit of Monheit Law, Rydal, PA. Among several more Zofran birth defect lawsuits filed in the month of F

Super-Potent Toxic Morphine Recalled by Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals

Super-Potent Toxic Morphine Recalled by Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals

Larry Bodine  Feb 18, 2016

The FDA is alerting health care professionals of a voluntary recall of morphine sulfate 0.5 mg/mL preservative free in 0

Invokana Side Effects Shown In Clinical Trials Raise Concerns Following Lawsuit

Invokana Side Effects Shown In Clinical Trials Raise Concerns Following Lawsuit

Larry Bodine  Feb 12, 2016

By Banville Law Clinical trials done on diabetes type 2 drug Invokana have indicated that the medication substantiall

Learned Intermediary Doctrine Causes Dismissal of New Jersey Accutane Suits

Learned Intermediary Doctrine Causes Dismissal of New Jersey Accutane Suits

Larry Bodine  Feb 4, 2016

[caption id="attachment_242" align="alignright" width="240"] Accutane is linked to a series of serious side effects, inc

Rising Incidence of Ketoacidosis among Users of SGLT2 Inhibitor Diabetes Drugs

Rising Incidence of Ketoacidosis among Users of SGLT2 Inhibitor Diabetes Drugs

Larry Bodine  Feb 3, 2016

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) continues to receive adverse event reports involving SGLT2 inhibitors, suc

Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs Gain Support From JAMA Ophthalmology Study

Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs Gain Support From JAMA Ophthalmology Study

Larry Bodine  Feb 2, 2016

[caption id="attachment_9" align="alignright" width="275"] 2,800 plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits against Xarelto manu

Jury Awards $4.1 Million in Asbestos Death of Wisconsin Electrician

Jury Awards $4.1 Million in Asbestos Death of Wisconsin Electrician

Larry Bodine  Feb 1, 2016

A St. Louis jury has awarded $4.1 million in damages to the widow of an electrician from Westfield, Wisconsin, who died

Pink Bikini Diet Supplement Recalled for Undeclared, Dangerous Ingredients

Pink Bikini Diet Supplement Recalled for Undeclared, Dangerous Ingredients

Larry Bodine  Jan 31, 2016

Lucy's Weight Loss System of Arlington, TX, is voluntarily recalling all lots of Pink Bikini and Shorts on the Beach Cap

6 Mass Tort and Class Action Cases to Watch

6 Mass Tort and Class Action Cases to Watch

Larry Bodine  Jan 26, 2016

[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignright" width="300"] Credit: ADR Toolbox[/caption] By John H. Beisner, Jessic

5 Ways to Hold Gun Manufacturers Liable

5 Ways to Hold Gun Manufacturers Liable

Larry Bodine  Jan 25, 2016

By Charles James, Jr., and Camden Webb of Williams Mullen Do gun manufacturers really have blanket immunity from laws

SCOTUS: Defendants Can’t Pick Off Lead Plaintiff in Class Claims with Settlement Offer

SCOTUS: Defendants Can’t Pick Off Lead Plaintiff in Class Claims with Settlement Offer

Larry Bodine  Jan 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a highly-anticipated ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 20  that a class-action defendan

Two Frackquake Lawsuits Filed Within Days of Each Other in Oklahoma

Two Frackquake Lawsuits Filed Within Days of Each Other in Oklahoma

Larry Bodine  Jan 20, 2016

[caption id="attachment_199" align="aligncenter" width="648"] To see live reports of current earthquakes in Oklahoma, se

Chinese Licorice Cough Liquid Contains Unidentified Morphine

Chinese Licorice Cough Liquid Contains Unidentified Morphine

Larry Bodine  Jan 19, 2016

The FDA is warning consumers not to use Licorice Coughing Liquid, a cough syrup product sold over-the-counter, because i

RICO case Targets Boston Scientific over Chinese Supplier for Vaginal Implants

RICO case Targets Boston Scientific over Chinese Supplier for Vaginal Implants

Larry Bodine  Jan 15, 2016

[caption id="attachment_89" align="alignright" width="300"] Boston Scientific discussed bribing Chinese officials to hel

Jury Awards $12.5M Against Ethicon in Transvaginal Mesh Case

Jury Awards $12.5M Against Ethicon in Transvaginal Mesh Case

Larry Bodine  Jan 13, 2016

By Chris Janish, CEO of MT Services In the latest transvaginal mesh lawsuit news, plaintiff Patricia Hammons was rece

Chest Drainage Kit Recalled Because Catheter Can Break

Chest Drainage Kit Recalled Because Catheter Can Break

Larry Bodine  Jan 12, 2016

The FDA issued a safety watch and recall for the Pleural and Pneumopericardial Drainage Sets by Stryker Fuhrman because

Lack of Insurance Coverage in Litigaton over Defective Wright Metal-on-Metal Hips

Lack of Insurance Coverage in Litigaton over Defective Wright Metal-on-Metal Hips

Larry Bodine  Jan 11, 2016

By Brenda Fulmer, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley At this time, there are Wright defective hip cases pen

Ketoacidosis Victim Files Class Action Against Invokana Manufacturer

Ketoacidosis Victim Files Class Action Against Invokana Manufacturer

Larry Bodine  Jan 8, 2016

A Texas man who suffered diabetic ketoacidosis from taking the diabetes medication, Invokana, is the lead plaintiff in a

Class Action Filed against Floor & Décor over Formaldehyde in Chinese Flooring

Class Action Filed against Floor & Décor over Formaldehyde in Chinese Flooring

Larry Bodine  Jan 7, 2016

Residents of California, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas and Georgia filed a class action lawsuit against Floor & Décor Out

10 Plaintiffs Charge Xarelto Caused Wrongful Death

10 Plaintiffs Charge Xarelto Caused Wrongful Death

Larry Bodine  Jan 6, 2016

A group of 10 residents from multiple states are suing pharmaceutical manufacturers, alleging that blood thinner Xarelto

FDA Classifies Transvaginal Mesh as High-Risk Medical Device

FDA Classifies Transvaginal Mesh as High-Risk Medical Device

Larry Bodine  Jan 5, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued two final orders to manufacturers and the public to strengthen the data req

First Bellwether Trial in Xarelto Litigation Set for February

First Bellwether Trial in Xarelto Litigation Set for February

Larry Bodine  Jan 4, 2016

By Joseph Osborne A federal judge has ordered that bellwether trials will take place starting in February for lawsuit

First of 15,000 Xarelto Lawsuits Heading for Trial

First of 15,000 Xarelto Lawsuits Heading for Trial

Larry Bodine  Jan 2, 2016

With the first of 15,000 lawsuits heading to trial on March 13 against the makers of blood-thinner Xarelto, Judge Eldon

Kentucky AG Settles Risperdal and OxyContin False Marketing Cases for $39.5 Million

Kentucky AG Settles Risperdal and OxyContin False Marketing Cases for $39.5 Million

Larry Bodine  Dec 31, 2015

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced the settlement of two pharmaceutical cases for total of $39.5 million. T

Revealing the Secrets of Practicing Mass Tort Law Successfully

Revealing the Secrets of Practicing Mass Tort Law Successfully

Larry Bodine  Dec 30, 2015

Jan 15-18: 4 Days to Mass Tort Success Immersion Course

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Move Forward, as MDL Court Approves Master Long Form and Short Form Complaints

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Move Forward, as MDL Court Approves Master Long Form and Short Form Complaints

Larry Bodine  Dec 30, 2015

  [caption id="attachment_1160" align="alignright" width="250"]           Bard IVC Filter MDL[/caption] Dozen

Latest Warning about Exploding E-Cigarettes

Latest Warning about Exploding E-Cigarettes

Larry Bodine  Dec 29, 2015

Across the country, e-cigarettes are a booming business, popular with many segments of society.  But as their popularity

Weight Loss Products by Bee Extremely Amazed Recalled Because of Undeclared Drug Ingredients

Weight Loss Products by Bee Extremely Amazed Recalled Because of Undeclared Drug Ingredients

Larry Bodine  Dec 28, 2015

Bee Extremely Amazed LLC, Jewett, OH is voluntarily recalling various products marketed for weight loss to the consumer

Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs Point To Studies That Raise Excessive Bleeding Concerns

Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs Point To Studies That Raise Excessive Bleeding Concerns

Larry Bodine  Dec 23, 2015

By Joseph Osborne Two studies have brought new concerns to light regarding blood-thinner Xarelto and dangerous, uncon

80,000 Transvaginal mesh lawsuits now consolidated in six multidistrict dockets

80,000 Transvaginal mesh lawsuits now consolidated in six multidistrict dockets

Larry Bodine  Dec 23, 2015

Transvaginal mesh has been plagued by reports of devastating injuries among women who received the implants to treat pel

Study: Contamination Increased 2000x With Bair Hugger Warming Blanket

Study: Contamination Increased 2000x With Bair Hugger Warming Blanket

Larry Bodine  Dec 22, 2015

By Susan Schaefer The use of Bair Hugger forced-air warmers during surgery creates convection currents that capture par

Xarelto Lawsuit Addresses New Claim: Drug Is Not Effective For 24-Hours As Stated

Xarelto Lawsuit Addresses New Claim: Drug Is Not Effective For 24-Hours As Stated

Larry Bodine  Dec 21, 2015

BloodThinnerHelp.com reports on a recently filed Xarelto lawsuit which is quite different from most. The suit, which was

Diabetes Medications Linked to Diabetic Ketoacidos, Kidney Failure, Heart Attack & Stroke

Diabetes Medications Linked to Diabetic Ketoacidos, Kidney Failure, Heart Attack & Stroke

Larry Bodine  Dec 18, 2015

By Ford & Associates Nationwide Legal Services San Diego, CA - December 11, 2015 - The market for diabetes drugs

FDA Warns about Bone fracture risk from Invokana

FDA Warns about Bone fracture risk from Invokana

Larry Bodine  Dec 17, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened the warning for the type 2 diabetes medicine canagliflozin

Plaintiffs 3-for-4 in Philadelphia Risperdal trials, confident punitive damages will be reintroduced

Plaintiffs 3-for-4 in Philadelphia Risperdal trials, confident punitive damages will be reintroduced

Larry Bodine  Dec 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – If the results of the first trials are any indication, Janssen Pharmaceuticals might find itself with a h

Xarelto Lawsuit From Vermont Alleges Drug Caused Father’s Fatal Bleedout

Xarelto Lawsuit From Vermont Alleges Drug Caused Father’s Fatal Bleedout

Larry Bodine  Dec 16, 2015

BloodThinnerHelp.com reports on a lawsuit filed in Vermont against the manufacturers of blood-thinning drug Xarelto: Bay

Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuits Consolidated Before Judge Dennis Saylor, IV in the US District Court of Massachusetts

Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuits Consolidated Before Judge Dennis Saylor, IV in the US District Court of Massachusetts

Larry Bodine  Dec 15, 2015

BOSTON, Oct. 13, 2015 - Families across the country have filed 112 product liability lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline (G

222 IVC Filter Lawsuit Claims, and Rising

222 IVC Filter Lawsuit Claims, and Rising

Larry Bodine  Dec 14, 2015

Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that there has been a rise in IVC filter lawsuit

$9.8 Million Judgment Against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon Endo-Surgery for Defective Anal Stapler

$9.8 Million Judgment Against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon Endo-Surgery for Defective Anal Stapler

Larry Bodine  Dec 11, 2015

A California jury awarded $9.8 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiaries Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

Upstate New York Trial Court Upholds $4 Million Jury Verdict for Mesothelioma Victim

Upstate New York Trial Court Upholds $4 Million Jury Verdict for Mesothelioma Victim

Larry Bodine  Dec 11, 2015

NEW YORK, NY -- A $4 million verdict in favor of a man who was exposed to asbestos while working as an internal grinder

Recall of Pink Bikini Dietary Supplement - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Recall of Pink Bikini Dietary Supplement - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Larry Bodine  Dec 10, 2015

Lucy's Weight Loss System is voluntarily recalling all lots of Pink Bikini White powder Capsules, 30 white (750MG per ca

Diabetes Drug Invokana Linked to Serious Side Effects Including Kidney Failure and Ketoacidosis

Diabetes Drug Invokana Linked to Serious Side Effects Including Kidney Failure and Ketoacidosis

Larry Bodine  Dec 10, 2015

FDA Revises Invokana Warning Label According to the Invokana Legal Help Center, the most serious side effect concerns

Lawsuits against VW to be consolidated in Northern California

Lawsuits against VW to be consolidated in Northern California

Larry Bodine  Dec 9, 2015

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Tuesday consolidated more than 500 suits accusing Volkswagen of cheati

Delaware Superior Court Cuts Punitive Damages In Transvaginal Mesh Case

Delaware Superior Court Cuts Punitive Damages In Transvaginal Mesh Case

Larry Bodine  Dec 9, 2015

[caption id="attachment_25" align="alignright" width="270"] 85,000 cases against surgical mesh manufacturers have been c

Xarelto Lawsuits’ Similarities To Pradaxa Lawsuits Encourage Plaintiffs

Xarelto Lawsuits’ Similarities To Pradaxa Lawsuits Encourage Plaintiffs

Larry Bodine  Dec 8, 2015

BloodThinnerHelp.com reports on similarities between Xarelto and Pradaxa lawsuits, which have helped to give plaintiffs

Xarelto Lawsuits Involved In Federal MDL Surpass 2,000 Cases

Xarelto Lawsuits Involved In Federal MDL Surpass 2,000 Cases

Larry Bodine  Dec 6, 2015

Xarelto lawsuits involved in MDL 2592 continue to mount, and have now surpassed 2,000 cases according to BloodThinnerHel