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1st Lawsuit Filed in El Toro Mexican Norovirus Outbreak

1st Lawsuit Filed in El Toro Mexican Norovirus Outbreak

The first lawsuit has been filed by woman who was infected with Norovirus after eating at El Toro restaurant in Tacoma, Washington, in an outbreak that sickened at least 400 people.

/ February 3, 2018
Apple Hit With 40 Class Actions for Throttling Old iPhones

Apple Hit With 40 Class Actions for Throttling Old iPhones

At least 40 class action lawsuits have been filed against Apple for forcing the owners of older iPhones to download an update that slowed down their phone in order to save battery life.

/ February 3, 2018
Southern CA Edison Hit With California Wildfire Lawsuits

Southern California Edison Hit With Wildfire Lawsuits

A class action blames the Southern California Edison utility for failing to maintain power lines, resulting in 3 wildfires near Los Angeles.

/ January 26, 2018
$28 Million Xarelto Jury Award Overturned

$28 Million Xarelto Jury Award Overturned

A state judge in Pennsylvania has overturned a $27.8 million jury award to a woman who suffered severe gastrointestinal bleeding after taking the blood-thinning drug Xarelto.

/ January 18, 2018
Lawsuit Filed Over Elite Bistro Pressure Cooker Explosion

Lawsuit Filed Over Elite Bistro Pressure Cooker Explosion

Lawsuits and several complaints have been filed by people who were severely burned by pressure cooker explosions involving Maxi-Matic Elite Bistro 8-Quart Electric Pressure Cookers sold at Kohl's and HSN.

/ November 14, 2017
A jury in Florida ordered Starbucks to pay $100,000 to a mom who was severely burned by a hot coffee spill at the drive-thru window.

Woman Wins $100,000 in Starbucks Hot Coffee Lawsuit

A jury in Florida ordered Starbucks to pay $100,000 to a mom who was severely burned by a hot coffee spill at the drive-thru window.

/ May 24, 2017
Depakote Lawsuit Settlements for Birth Defects

Abbott Wins Depakote Birth Defect Trial But Lawsuits Continue And Plaintiff Lawyers Remain Confident

Less than 3 months after judges in Missouri upheld a $38 million jury award to a girl with birth defects from Depakote, another trial in Ohio has ended with a jury clearing Abbott Laboratories of wrongdoing.

/ February 3, 2017

Criminal Trial Underway in Deadly Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Barry Cadden, co-owner of a pharmacy next to a trash facility who sold moldy spinal injections that killed 44 people, is on trial for murder after the largest outbreak of fungal meningitis in U.S. history.

/ January 9, 2017
Fracking Earthquake Class Action

Oklahoma Town Hit By Earthquakes Sues Fracking Companies

An Oklahoma town hit by the largest earthquake in state history has filed a class action lawsuit accusing 27 energy companies of triggering the quakes by injecting fracking-wastewater on unstable fault-lines.

/ November 18, 2016