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Published: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:25:48 -0700

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Settlement: $13M Award in Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:05:35 -0700

Alameda, CA: A $12,958,461 verdict has been awarded against The Hillshire Brands Company in a products liability suit alleging asbestos contamination resulting in death from asbestos mesothelioma.



Potential Lawsuit: Medtronic Urgent Recall of MiniMed Insulin Infusion Sets

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:57:01 -0700

Washington, DC: Medtronic in conjunction with the US Food and Drug Administration, has issued an urgent, global recall of its defective Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm Insulin Infusion Sets following reports of a potential safety issue that can occur if insulin or other fluids come in contact with the inside of Medtronic Paradigm infusion sets.



Potential Lawsuit: Class I Recall Issued for Datascope Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:42:28 -0700

Washington, DC: Datascope Corp./MAQUET is recalling 5,049 defective CS100i, CS100, and CS300 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps made from July 1, 2003 to June 16, 2017 due to False Blood Detection Alarm and Ingress of Fluid into the Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump.



Settlement: $60M Deal Reached in Victoza Fraud Cases

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:31:08 -0700

Washington, DC: A $60 million deal has been agreed between Novo Nordisk Inc., and federal agencies who alleged the pharmaceutical company engaged in misleading marketing practices concerning its best selling Type 2 diabetes drug Victoza.



Potential Lawsuit: Smith & Nephew Defective Knee Replacements

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:45:16 -0700

Santa Cruz, CA: Allegations of knee replacement failure are being made against device manufacturer Smith & Nephew. In some cases people have filed personal injury and defective knee replacement lawsuits.



Settlement: $67M Settlement Reached in Mylan Antitrust Lawsuit

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:20:26 -0700

Washington, DC: Mylan Pharmaceuticals and chemical companies Cambrex and Gyma Laboratories have been ordered to pay $67 million in fines to end the long-running antitrust lawsuit brought by Blue Cross.



Potential Lawsuit: Reliance Standard Denied Disability Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:22:38 -0700

A number of Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company policyholders have filed denied disability lawsuits against their insurer claiming bad faith tactics. Reliance Standard, also known as First Reliance, allegedly practices bad faith insurance to delay, deny or terminate claims. If you have been wrongfully denied an insurance claim and think Reliance Insurance Company has conducted health insurance fraud, an insurance lawyer can help.



Potential Lawsuit: Cook Celect IVC Filter Injury

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:50:55 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: Allegations of injury have been made against the makers of Celect vena cava filters including a defective products lawsuit.



Settlement: $417M Awarded In California Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:26:08 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: In the latest talcum powder lawsuit, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered to pay $417 million in damages to a woman who claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products such as Johnson's Baby Powder.



Settlement: Mylan to Pay $465M Over EpiPen Fraud

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:57:00 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: Mylan has agreed to pay $465 million to settle fraud claims that it underpaid rebates for the EpiPen, which amounts to stealing from the government federal authorities claimed. The lawsuit, alleging violations of the False Claims Act, was possible due to Sanofi acting as a



Potential Lawsuit: Patient Deaths and Liquid-filled Intragastric Balloon Systems

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:37:50 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: Following five reports of patient deaths that occurred within a month or less of placement of liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an updated alert.



Settlement: Endo Will Pay $775M to End All Known AMS Vaginal Mesh Product Liability Claims

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:29:06 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: Endo International PLC has announced that it will settle “virtually all known” AMS transvaginal mesh product liability lawsuits. This includes lawsuits in the US and internationally.



Potential Lawsuit: SEC Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:28:27 -0700

Under the SEC Whistleblower program, a successful whistleblower lawsuit can award a whistleblower of 10-30 percent of the amount the SEC recovers in sanctions, depending upon the quality of information provided to defraud government. Since the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) implemented the Whistleblower Program, it has seen a considerable increase in complaints. The program also protects whistleblower rights and prohibits retaliation. Blowing the whistle can get very complicated, so if you plan to “blow the whistle’, first seek advice from a whistleblower attorney. If you wait too long or go to the FBI alone, there is a chance that you could miss a claim and whistleblower award, or even worse, risk being found complicit in the fraud.



Settlement: $300M Benicar MDL Settlement Reached

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 15:06:33 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: A $300 million settlement has been reached between makers of the Benicar, Forest Laboratories Inc., and Daiichi Sankyo Inc., and about 2,300 plaintiffs in multi-district litigation (MDL) that claims the blood pressure drug caused gastrointestinal injuries.



Potential Lawsuit: Demandas contra malla abdominal Ethicon Physiomesh

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:20:41 -0700

Las demandas se están archivando contra la filial de Johnson & Johnson Ethicon las cuales alegan que su malla compuesta flexible de Physiomesh es un producto defectuoso. La malla abdominal, que se utiliza en cirugías de hernia laparoscópica, se ha relacionado con tasas de retiro de mercado superiores a la normal de otros productos de malla de hernia quirúrgica. Ethicon anunció un retiro de la malla compuesta flexible de Physiomesh después de que los pacientes sufrieran numerosos efectos secundarios adversos de la hernia, incluyendo cirugías de retiro de mallas hérnicas. Los abogados de Physiomesh están investigando las quejas de Ethicon en todo el país, y se ha presentado una demanda colectiva contra Ethicon Physiomesh en Canadá.



Potential Lawsuit: Actemra Lawsuit News and Legal Information

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:57:22 -0700

Actemra (tocilizumab) lawsuits claim that Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche, failed to warn rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients about Actemra’s side effects, including heart attacks, heart failure and even death. According to Actemra attorneys, Genentech negligently advertised its arthritis drug to patients by claiming it was safer than the competitor medications. Tocilizumab side effects also include lung complications and pancreatitis, which has a 50 percent risk of death. None of these side effects appear on the Actemra warning label.



Potential Lawsuit: DePuy Synthes Attune Knee Replacement Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:48:16 -0700

Knee implant lawyers are investigating complaints involving premature failure of the DePuy Attune Knee System. Although the medical device company—DePuy Synthes-- has not yet announced an Attune knee implant recall and DePuy Attune knee lawsuits have not yet been filed, patients experiencing debilitating knee failure with the Synthes Attune system are filing personal injury and defective device claims with Attune knee lawyers.



Settlement: $280M Settlement Reached in Celgene Off-Label Cancer Drugs Lawsuit

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:14:13 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: Celgene has agreed to pay $280 million to settle allegations made by a California Whistleblower under the False Claims Act that the biotech company promoted off-label uses for two of its cancer drugs.



Potential Lawsuit: Actemra Linked to Heart Attacks and Deaths

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:10:48 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: A new drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Actemra (tocilizumab), which is made by Roche/Genentech, has been linked to hundreds of patient deaths resulting from heart attacks, strokes, and heart failure.



Settlement: Jury Awards $25M to Plaintiffs in Nissan Defective Infiniti QX56 SUV Braking System Lawsuit

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:49:50 -0700

Santa Clara, CA: A $25 million settlement was awarded to surviving family who suffered the loss of their mother and her two daughters who were killed in 2012 when a Nissan Infiniti QX56 SUV crashed into the family’s minivan in a Hollywood intersection. The Nissan SUV had a defective braking system.