Smucker False Labeling Class Action Lawsuit Denied Certification

A federal judge has denied certification of a putative class action lawsuit claiming that Smucker’s Uncrustables and Crisco shortening products are falsely labeled, deciding that incomplete damage calculations were fatal to the attempts by lead plaintiff Lucina Caldera and other consumers who… Read More »

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Bayer Birth Control Lawsuit: Mirena IUD Punctured Woman’s Uterus

Florida resident Nicole Minghelli has filed a Mirena IUD lawsuit against drug giant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleging that the birth control device punctured her uterus and caused serious harm that required surgical intervention. According to the Mirena lawsuit, Minghelli began using… Read More »

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Testim Testosterone Gel Caused Father’s Death, Lawsuit Says

The children of  John B. Peuler  are suing Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Testim, for  wrongful death after he suffered fatal heart attack after taking the testosterone replacement therapy. According to the lawsuit filed by Jeffrey D. Peuler and Jennifer P. Gillen… Read More »

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Los Angeles Hit With Inflated Gas Tax Class Action Lawsuit

A Los Angeles woman has filed class action lawsuit against Los Angeles, alleging that the Southern California city improperly overcharged residents by using non-gas related fees when calculating its gas utility user tax and, as a result, illegally inflating the charges. Plaintiff… Read More »

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Santa Cruz Organic Beverage Class Action Lawsuit Put on Ice

Class action lawyers litigating evaporated cane juice lawsuits are going to be watching the Food and Drug Administration carefully, especially after one case was put on hold pending the federal agency’s request for comment on that ingredient name. Two California residents had… Read More »

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W.Va. Woman Sues Bayer Over Yaz Blood Clot Injuries

A West Virginia woman is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals for the injuries she allegedly sustained from the oral contraceptive pill Yaz. Karen Hartlove alleges that as a direct result of using the medication she suffered multiple blood clot injuries and is still contending… Read More »

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Zithromax Side Effects Linked to SJS and Heart Problems

Zithromax is one of the most popular antibiotics on the market because it is effective against a wide range of illnesses, and it only has to be taken for five days. However, safety concerns have emerged, which has resulted in a Zithromax… Read More »

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GM Recall Leads to Another Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed over concerns related to the recent General Motors recall of 1.6 million vehicles over concerns that an ignition switch defect has caused hundreds of deaths. The GM recall centers on an alleged defect in the… Read More »

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Studies Indicate Link Between Risperdal and ‘Man Boobs’

The antipsychotic drug Risperdal has allegedly been linked to gynecomastia, the growth of female-like breasts in male patients. The growth of “man boobs” may embarrass many patients and make them reluctant to file a Risperdal lawsuit, but several studies and Risperdal lawsuits… Read More »

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Pradaxa Lawsuit Trials Pushed Back to September 2014

The first trial dates for lawsuits concerning Pradaxa bleeding injuries have been pushed back to September 2014. More than 2,000 Pradaxa lawsuits are pending against Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmceuticals Inc. over claims the drug causes uncontrollable internal bleeding. The four bellwether Pradaxa lawsuits… Read More »

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Fiberon Composite Decking Class Action Settlement

Fiber Composites LLC has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit that alleges some of its composite decking products were susceptible to mold and fungus growth, and that the company failed to honor its warranty and pay for the decking to be... Read More »

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