Category: Financial News

Bad Day for Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

As Johnson & Johnson defends itself in trials over baby powder and a metal-on-metal hip implant, the company finally warns that an insulin pump is vulnerable to hacking.

/ October 5, 2016
Railroad Cancer Lawsuit

Railroad Worker With Cancer Awarded $7.5 Million

A jury in Illinois has awarded $7.5 million to a railroad worker who developed leukemia after being exposed to creosote and other toxic chemicals on the job without protective equipment.

/ September 29, 2016
Class action lawyer for Samsung washing machine explosion injuries.

Samsung Top-Loading Washing Machines Linked to Explosions

Samsung and U.S. safety regulators are warning that top-loading washing machines made between March 2011 and April 2016 can explode and cause severe injuries and/or property damage.

/ September 28, 2016
Hepatitis A lawsuits filed against Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Virginia.

Hepatitis A Lawsuits Filed Against Tropical Smoothie Café

Tropical Smoothie Café is facing several lawsuits and a class action after strawberries from Egypt were linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A. Health officials have confirmed 102 illnesses in Virginia, plus dozens of cases in 7 other states.

/ September 21, 2016

Fentanyl Drug-Maker Donates $500K to Stop Pot Legalization

The biggest donor against the legalization of marijuana in Arizona is a pharmaceutical company that makes the highly-addictive painkiller Fentanyl and two synthetic cannabis products.

/ September 9, 2016
IVC Filter Lawsuit Against B. Braun

B. Braun Vena Tech IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

A woman who was injured when her permanent IVC filter was crushed with blood clots has filed a lawsuit against B. Braun.

/ August 23, 2016
IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Cook IVC Filter Settlement Talks Fail

Cook Medical and lawyers for hundreds of people who were injured by IVC filters have failed to reach a settlement.

/ August 18, 2016

$25 Million Settlement Offered in WEN Class Action Lawsuit

Consumers who went bald after using WEN Cleansing Conditioner could be eligible for up to $20,000 as part of a proposed $25 million class action lawsuit settlement.

/ August 15, 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

Microsoft Pays $10K Over Windows 10 Forced Update Lawsuit

Microsoft pays $10,000 to woman who sued over a forced update to Windows 10 that made her computer unusable.

/ June 28, 2016