Ghirardelli to Settle White Chocolate False Ad Class Action Lawsuit

Plaintiffs have filed a motion for preliminary approval of a class action settlement that would resolve allegations Ghirardelli Chocolate Company falsely advertised some of its products in a manner that could mislead consumers into believing they were white chocolate. According to the court… Read More »


Man Suffers Stroke, Files AndroGel Lawsuit Against AbbVie

An Ohio man filed a testosterone product lawsuit against AbbVie Inc. over injuries he allegedly suffered from using the testosterone supplement  AndroGel, including a stroke. Plaintiff Joseph Dane requested AndroGel from his doctor after fearing that he was showing signs of testosterone... Read More »


Apple Maps Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

On Wednesday, a California federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit filed over Apple Inc.’s “clearly defective” Maps application. The Maps application has been a feature of the iPhone operating system since iPhones were first released in 2007. However, the app was… Read More »


Risperdal Lawsuits Entering Next Phase of Litigation

An important step in the Risperdal breast growth litigation is scheduled for next month. Since hundreds of individual Risperdal breast growth lawsuits have been filed, these cases have been grouped together in a type of group legal proceeding called a multidistrict litigation,... Read More »


MonaVie Can’t Escape Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit

Earlier this week, MonaVie Inc.’s motion to dismiss a consumer fraud class action lawsuit was denied by a New Jersey federal judge who ruled that the plaintiff could sufficiently support her allegations against the superfood juice manufacturer. Lead plaintiff Lisa Pontrelli filed… Read More »

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Benicar Lawsuit Moved to Federal Court

Daiichi Sankyo won its request to have a California Benicar chronic diarrhea lawsuit moved to federal court. The drug maker is facing a collection of lawsuits alleging the hypertension drug caused users to suffer intestinal damage and diarrhea. Plaintiffs Susanne and Richard... Read More »


Lawsuit Alleges Actos Caused Fla. Man’s Bladder Cancer

A Florida couple has filed an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit against Takeda Pharmaceuticals. The husband allegedly developed bladder cancer after taking the type-2 diabetes drug. Plaintiffs Morton and Phyllis Goldberg's Actos lawsuit said that Morton Goldberg was prescribed Actos in May 2002.... Read More »


Ambit Energy Hit with Deceptive Marketing Class Action Lawsuit

On Tuesday, an energy customer filed a class action lawsuit against Ambit Energy LP, a Texas-based power reseller and marketer, alleging that the power company deceived customers by falsely promising low electricity rates and free energy in its marketing and then overcharging… Read More »


Fla. Man Files Xarelto Lawsuit

Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a member of the family of anticoagulants known as “direct thrombin inhibitors,” which are used to reduce the risk of blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and stroke. And like its sister drugs, it is alleged to cause uncontrollable internal... Read More »


Janumet Cancer Lawsuit Alleges Woman’s Wrongful Death

A Janumet pancreatic cancer lawsuit was filed after the death of a Kentucky woman whose cancer was allegedly caused by the Merck & Co. diabetes drug. Rebecca Tite suffered from type-2 diabetes and was prescribed Janumet as a treatment, according to the... Read More »


New Study Links Viagra to Increased Melanoma Risk

Medical researchers are looking at a connection between erectile dysfunction medications and melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Research found that men taking Viagra (sildenafil) had an 84 percent higher chance of developing melanoma than those not taking the drug, a... Read More »


Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit Alleges Device Caused Abnormal Bone Growth

A Portland, Ore., couple filed an Infuse bone graft lawsuit against the makers of the Infuse Spinal Fusion System, alleging the device caused serious complications, including debilitating, painful bone growth that caused pain throughout the husband’s lower body. Matthew Paulsen had spinal... Read More »