Month: July 2016

Essure Lawyers Request MDL to Centralize Lawsuits

Lawyers spearheading the Essure litigation have asked judges to centralize dozens of lawsuits involving 1,000 injured women into one federal court.

/ July 29, 2016

Body Snatching Lawsuit Filed Against Phoenix Company

Biological Resource Center sued for "body snatching" — illegally harvesting and selling body parts for profit without consent.

/ July 28, 2016

Study Links Red Tattoo Ink and Cancer

Think twice before you get that rose or cherry tattoo. Red inks are linked to allergic reactions and even cancer.

/ July 27, 2016

FDA Adds Stronger Warnings on Powerful Antibiotics

FDA is updating labels on powerful antibiotics to warn that the risk of severe, disabling side effects outweighs their benefit for treating less serious infections.

/ July 26, 2016

1st Case Selected for Cook IVC Filter Trial in 2017

With over 650 federal IVC filter lawsuits now pending against Cook Medical, a judge has chosen the first case to go to trial next year.

/ July 25, 2016

Government Investigates Ford F-150 Brake Failures

The most popular pickup trucks in America have been investigated for brake failures after dozens of crashes.

/ July 22, 2016

FDA Investigates Hair Loss Linked to WEN Cleansing Conditioner

Hundreds of women experienced balding, hair loss, and skin reactions from WEN Cleansing Conditioner, sold on QVC by celebrity stylist Chaz Dean.

/ July 21, 2016
Lawyer for vena cava blood clot filter side effects.

Nearly 1,500 IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court

What happens when a medical device that is supposed to stop dangerous blood clots suddenly tilts, breaks, or moves somewhere else in your body?

/ July 15, 2016

Pep Rally Beating Victim in Chicken Suit Awarded $10 Million

A former high school student who was mobbed and beaten during a pep rally while wearing a chicken suit has been awarded $10.5 million by a jury in California.

/ July 14, 2016

5th Patient at Pittsburgh Hospital Dies of Mold Infection

A transplant patient who died from a fungal infection he got at a hospital in Pittsburgh has died, making him the 5th victim in an outbreak that began in 2014.

/ July 13, 2016