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Mass Tort Cases Being Filed Against Opioid Manufacturers

It’s impossible to watch the news these days without hearing about the opioid crisis. People are dying from opioid overdoses at the rate of over 150 per day. And nobody is safe. We’re seeing an entirely new crop of addicts. These are people who, years ago, would never...

How is Expert Testimony Evaluated for Mass Tort Cases?

People injured by products and medications every day. With so many new drugs on the market, it’s hard to keep track of which ones are safe and which aren’t. As consumers and patients, we trust that our products are safe. We have no reason not to. We trust that our...

What You Need to Know About Xeljanz Lawsuits

About six years ago, the FDA approved a new drug called Xeljanz. It was intended to treat a condition called rheumatoid arthritis. People who had rheumatoid arthritis suffer from debilitating pain and stiffness in their joints. Many are eager for any medication that...

Risperdal Mass Tort Cases

When someone is diagnosed with either schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or autism, they may be prescribed Risperdal. Risperdal is an anti-psychotic drug manufactured by Janssen, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson. The drug was originally approved back in 1993 as a drug...

What is the Current Status of Abilify Litigation?

Abilify is one of the newer medications used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It was first discovered in the 1990s and was approved by the FDA in 2002. Five years later, the drug was approved to be used in the treatment of depression. This is when Abilify...

How is a Mass Tort Case Different from a Class Action Lawsuit?

Most people have heard of a mass tort case but they don’t really know what it is. They know it’s a little different from a personal injury case, but they’re not really sure how it’s different. In fact, most people assume that mass tort cases are the same as class...

Can You Still File a Mesothelioma Claim?

In the 1990s, a lot of people were diagnosed with a progressive and terminal type of cancer called mesothelioma. It was caused by exposure to asbestos. Most of the plaintiffs were people who had worked in an industry that handled the dangerous material. When people...

How Do Damages Work in a Mass Tort Case?

In a mass tort case, each plaintiff maintains his separate case. This is different from a class action where the plaintiffs’ damages are pooled together. With mass tort, each plaintiff has to prove and claim his own set of damages. For example, here is how damages...

Are There Problems with the Most Recent Round Up Case?

There have been a lot of updates regarding the Monsanto Round Up cases. Last year, we saw a large verdict being issued in favor of plaintiff Dewayne Johnson. He had a suit against Monsanto for causing his terminal cancer. Johnson has used Round Up for years as a...

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