Peterson’s Nelnet Fax Spam TCPA Class Action Settlement

A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging Peterson’s Nelnet LLC violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending fax advertisements. Peterson’s Nelnet is a company that offers a variety of online products and services, including test... Read More »

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NY Senators Call for Nationwide Power Morcellator Recall

Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, issued a power morcellator recall last month with an announcement that the company is stepping out of the morcellation business. This decision was based on a variety of reasons, including concerns about the risk of... Read More »

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Sylvania Headlight False Advertising Class Action Settlement

Consumers who purchased certain types of Sylvania headlights may be eligible for compensation from a class action settlement that resolves allegations Sylvania misrepresented the performance of some of its premium automotive lighting. The Sylvania headlight class action lawsuit was initially filed in... Read More »

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Watchdog Groups Oppose Google Search Data Class Action Settlement

Numerous privacy groups have banded together to fight the preliminarily approved $8.5 million Google data search class action settlement, claiming that the settlement fund will not adequately (if at all) compensate Class Members or effect change in Google’s privacy practices. The proposed settlement… Read More »

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Hulu Argues Privacy Class Action Lawsuit Should Be Tossed

On Tuesday, Hulu LLC filed a motion to dismiss the remaining claims against it in the privacy class action lawsuit that accuses the online movie and TV company of improperly sharing user information with third parties, including Facebook Inc. Lead plaintiffs alleged… Read More »

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Scientists Discover Genome Vulnerable to Dilantin SJS

Researchers in Taiwan have determined that the anti-convulsant medication Dilantin (Phenytoin) and its generic variations can cause the severe allergic skin reaction known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). The study indicated that Dilantin and its generic clones can cause a variety of... Read More »

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Dodge Dart Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Defective Transmissions

Chrysler was hit with a class action lawsuit by a California couple over the Dodge Dart, alleging that the vehicle was made with a faulty transmission that makes it potentially unsafe. Plaintiffs Joshua and Marta Hardt of Huntington Beach, California purchased a… Read More »

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J&J Moves to Dismiss Baby Powder Cancer Class Action Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson on Aug. 14 submitted a motion to dismiss a proposed baby powder cancer class action lawsuit alleging the company's baby powder increases the risk of ovarian cancer. Plaintiff  Barbara Mihalich filed the Johnson & Johnson baby powder cancer class... Read More »

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Bethlehem Steel Pays Out Millions in Asbestos Lawsuits

Bethlehem Steel was an industrial powerhouse that helped build the American landscape, but also is intimately connected with asbestos mesothelioma. Bethlehem Steel, based in Pennsylvania, traces its roots back to the Saucona Iron Company, and developed and grew throughout the Industrial Revolution.... Read More »

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NY Woman Files Lipitor Type-2 Diabetes Lawsuit

New York plaintiff Mary Ann Clark is suing Pfizer Inc. for the injuries she allegedly sustained from ingesting their heart disease drug, Lipitor. Clark claims that she developed type-2 diabetes as the direct result of ingesting the medication. Clark was diagnosed with type-2... Read More »

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Quinolone Antibiotics Such As Cipro May Cause SJS, Liver Failure

Fluoroquinolones are a class of antibiotics. They are a very effective family of antibiotics, and enjoy widespread popularity. However, it has been alleged that some patients may experience life-threatening side effects. The family fluoroquinolone includes some very common drugs, including Cipro (Ciprofloxacin),... Read More »

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