On January 30, 2023, a U.S. court rejected Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) attempt to file for bankruptcy in response to the tens of thousands of lawsuits
The recent news about possible problems with EzriCare Artificial Tears has raised concerns for individuals who have used this product. The Centers for Disease Control and
Prolonged usage of chemical hair straighteners can increase chances of being diagnosed with uterine cancer, says new NIH study Some of you may have heard
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the results of a collaborative effort with other government agencies to identify potentially unsafe or tainted dietary supplements.
By:Indhira Benitez As a NYC native now residing in Boston, I often find myself looking for the more “economically efficient” alternatives to traveling back home.
Congress’ 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act mandates the creation of a searchable product safety database. The public database is being developed by the U.S.
Not long ago, the Toyota Prius was the star of the Japanese automaker’s line-up. With its distinctive appearance and hybrid technology, it was seemingly a
Cigarettes and hoverboards; what do they have in common? Lithium-ion Batteries. Many electronic cigarettes and so called hoverboards use lithium ion batteries because of their
Monsanto, the globally known agriculture chemical company, recently received another blow against them. Monsanto was ordered to pay around $46.5 million to three different plaintiffs
By: Charles Lee St. Jude Medical Inc. has recalled their device, the Amplatzer TorqVue FX Delivery System, and had urged customers and doctors to remove
By: Indhira Benitez As recently reported in the media, Fung Wah’s bus fleet was removed from the roads following inspections by the state Department of
Throughout New York and the rest of the United States, there has been a trend of students using stimulant drugs, originally meant for those suffering
Below is a list of popular mesh used for prolapsed organs and for stress urinary incontinence. None of these mesh models got full pre-market approval
Eva Echeverria had used Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder as part of her feminine hygiene routine since the age 11, unaware of the product’s link
Widely used among consumers of all ages, talcum powder is a popular product found in any drug store. However, the easily accessible product has many
For years, the manufacturers of Johnson’s Baby Powder have fought allegations that the product caused ovarian cancer by calling the evidence “junk science”. Now, that
Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of the ever-popular Johnson’s Baby Powder, had appealed an earlier jury verdict that awarded a woman who had contracted ovarian
A New Jersey state judge upheld the $186 million in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of Johnson’s Baby Powder. In the ruling,
Our firm was the first to file NuvaRing suits in state and federal courts. Before any national or global attention was drawn to a higher
A new follow up study by Øjvind Lidegaard found that compared to combined oral contraceptives containing levonorgestrel users of vaginal ring contraceptives (such as NuvaRing)
Both Neutragena and Aveeno have pulled some of their sunscreen products from the shelves due to high levels of the toxic chemical benzene. The companies
Medical technology manufacturer Philips issues recall on CPAP, BiPAP, and ASV machines as research suggest toxic polyurethane foam emits cancer-causing particles and gases. Millions of
Pfizer announced today that it is recalling a over million birth control pills after it recently found out about an error in the packaging. Some
The sad story of defective transvaginal mesh continued in January as the FDA demanded over thirty manufacturers of transvaginal mesh to immediately implement safety studies.
Johnson & Johnson is one of the wealthiest companies in the world, but they are trying to escape from compensating the injuries and deaths caused
This past week, the US Supreme Court rejected a bid by Johnson & Johnson, the maker of Johnson’s Baby Powder, to dismiss lawsuits against the
Toro is recalling 6,700 of its popular Toro Power Max 826 OHAE Snowthrowers with the model number 37802 because of an amputation hazard, according to
A new complaint joins the countless existing claims alleging the talc in Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) baby powder caused cancer in generations of African-American women. The
Paraquat, the herbicide that is so dangerous it requires a commercial license for its application, is drawing the attention of the nation’s healthcare providers. The
C.R. Bard, the manufacturer of the well-litigated hernia mesh implant, began using Marlex polypropylene as a component in its hernia mesh products in the 1970’s.
Paraquat is an herbicide manufactured and distributed by a few large corporations including Cevron Chemical, Chevron USA Inc., and Chevron Phillips (1964 to 1986) The
A number of Paraquat lawsuits are close to being finalized in California. The suits were filed in state court and the manufacturer appears to have
A recent trend in the settlement of claims arising out of disasters has been to set up a fund directly from a responsible party, seeking