January 27, 2017

Doctors have found a small, statistically significant link between women's talcum-powder use and ovarian cancer, but the jury still is out on whether cosmetic products containing the ingredient actually can cause harm, these experts said.

Dr. Paolo Boffetta, associate d...

January 27, 2017

A multi-district litigation in Louisiana currently holds over 14,000 Xarelto lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. This figure does not include another 1,000 lawsuits that are currently pending in a mass tort program in P...

October 6, 2016

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has ordered all federal lawsuits alleging permanent hair loss or "alopecia" from Taxotere to be cons

August 2, 2016

A California judge's ruling allowed a handful of Essure permanent birth control lawsuits to proceed against Bayer despite the drug giant's attempts to have the cases dismissed.

April 13, 2016

PPI prophylaxis is routinely — and unnecessarily — recommended for patients taking corticosteroids without concomitant NSAID use, according to a study published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers found that these prescriptions are not only inappropriate,...

April 4, 2016

A federal judge in New Orleans granted final approval Monday to an estimated $20 billion settlement, resolving years of litigation over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The order came nearly five years to the day after an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana,...

April 22, 2015

A $765 million settlement was announced on behalf of 4,500 former NFL players. This settlement would resolve concussion-related lawsuits by funding medical exams, concussion-related compensation, and medical research.

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