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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million for Role in Opioid Crisis

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million for Role in Opioid Crisis

In a groundbreaking ruling, a judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million over the ongoing national opioid crisis. Oklahoma Judge Thad Balkman, who handed down the verdict, declared that the crisis has “ravaged” his state. The decision will likely affect...

Big Pharma Can Expect Bigger Crackdown Given Uptick in Opioid Epidemic

Big Pharma Can Expect Bigger Crackdown Given Uptick in Opioid Epidemic

If you live in this country, then you know there is a huge problem with opioids in the United States. Over the last year or so, many states have decided to file suit against the pharmaceutical companies that produce opiates. For example, Purdue Pharma is one of the...

How Likely Are Settlements in Roundup Cases?

How Likely Are Settlements in Roundup Cases?

Bayer, the parent company of Monsanto, is in mediation to possibly settle thousands of Roundup lawsuits. But as Reuters reports, some legal experts are uncertain whether these cases can easily be resolved. They cite the potential for novel legal questions that could...

Jesuit Prep School Faces New Lawsuit Over Sexual Abuse

Jesuit Prep School Faces New Lawsuit Over Sexual Abuse

Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas is facing a new lawsuit alleging sexual abuse. The plaintiff – a lawyer filing under the pseudonym Richard Roe – is the fourth former student to allege abuse. Also included in the list of defendants is the Catholic Diocese...

How Dangerous is the Polaris RZR?

For more than ten years, the Polaris RZR has been one of the most popular selling off-road vehicles. People of all ages buy the vehicle to go adventure and thrill seeking. What they don’t expect is to get hurt or even die as a result of their adventure. Sadly, this is...

Asbestos Found in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder Prompts Recall

Asbestos Found in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder Prompts Recall

Johnson & Johnson has recalled about 33,000 bottles of its baby powder product. The move comes after the Food & Drug Administration found trace amounts of asbestos. While only one bottle was identified as contaminated, others could be at risk. If you have...

Doctors Uncover a New Illness Linked to Vaping

Doctors Uncover a New Illness Linked to Vaping

Doctors are already warning of several health problems associated with vaping. Now they have a new illness linked to vaping: hard-metal lung disease. The likely culprit is the metal coils in the vape pen or electronic cigarette. These are used to heat the e-liquid and...

Nearly $300 Million Already Awarded in Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Ever since 2012, when we learned that transvaginal mesh inserts are dangerous, more than 100,000 lawsuits have been filed. Most of these have been filed against the larger manufacturers, such as Johnson and Johnson. In fact, there are still more than 2,300 cases...

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