Lawyers Argue NCAA Settlement Differs From Other Case

A federal judge’s decision to conditionally approve an NCAA student athlete licensing class action lawsuit settlement may raise more questions than answers regarding a similar lawsuit. Both cases revolve around the use of player likenesses in video games and on television for… Read More »

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Class Action Lawsuits: Consumers Were Juiced for Circuit Board Parts

Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Hitachi Ltd., and close to 20 other companies have been hit with multiple antitrust class action lawsuits within the last couple weeks for allegedly fixing high prices on essential key electrical circuit board components.  These electrical circuit… Read More »

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Takeda Hit With Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit By Ala. Woman

Alabama plaintiff Anita Kulisek filed an Actos lawsuit against Japanese pharmaceutical giant, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, for the injuries she allegedly suffered from taking the type-2 diabetes drug. Kulisek accuses the company of deliberately concealing information regarding the possible Actos side effect of bladder… Read More »

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Fraud Claims Trimmed from Bigelow Tea Mislabeling Class Action

Fraud claims alleging that R.C. Bigelow Inc. overstated the purported health benefits of its tea products have been dismissed from a class action lawsuit against the company. Lead plaintiff Adam Victor of California filed the class action lawsuit in June 2013 against… Read More »

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New Study: Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Likely to Recur

A new study has found that patients who suffered from Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are at risk for a dangerous recurrence of the reaction. The new study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)… Read More »

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GM Ignition Switch Claims to be Accepted in August

General Motors (GM) is expected to begin accepting personal injury claims of victims certified in the GM ignition switch recall class action lawsuit as soon as August. The GM ignition switch recall class action lawsuit alleged that GM knowingly sold vehicles with… Read More »

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Unum Life Insurance Sued Over Alleged Bad Faith Claim Denial

A South Carolina man filed a bad faith claim denial lawsuit against Unum Life Insurance for allegedly withholding his long-term benefits. Plaintiff Vernon K. Rhodan was employed at Mainline Supplies/Fortiline, which provided the plaintiff long-term and short-term benefits for his full-time employment…. Read More »

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AndroGel Defendants Seek to Further Centralize Testosterone Lawsuits

The lawsuits over testosterone-bearing drugs are expected to become so numerous they have been coordinated into a multidistrict litigation, or MDL, that two of the defendants, AbbVie and Abbott Laboratories, want expanded to coordinate testosterone lawsuits filed in both state and federal… Read More »

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Lawsuit Alleges Januvia Caused Lethal Pancreatic Cancer

The wife of a man who died of pancreatic cancer sued the makers of the diabetes drug Januvia, alleging Januvia caused her late husband to develop the lethal cancer. Mary Harmon filed the Januvia pancreatic cancer lawsuit on behalf of herself and… Read More »

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EBay Hit With Data Security Breach Class Action Lawsuit

EBay was hit with a data security breach class action lawsuit by an eBay customer alleging that the ecommerce website did not have adequate security to protect its customers’ information from identity thieves when the data was compromised in February. The data… Read More »

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