Class Action Slams ‘Fake’ Michael Kors Outlet Store Discount Prices

Michael Kors LLC was slammed with a class action lawsuit last week accusing the clothing company of tricking customers into believing they were purchasing discounted clothing items at Micheal Kors factory outlet stores by using fictitious “original” retail prices. Lead plaintiff, California… Read More »

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Calif. Couple Pursues Janumet Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuit

A California couple filed a Janumet lawsuit against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. in June after the husband allegedly developed terminal cancer from his use of the type-2 diabetes drug. Plaintiffs Peter and Beverly Tabb filed this Janumet lawsuit after Mr. Tabb... Read More »

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Risperdal Side Effects Lawsuit Alleges Drug Cause Man to Lactate

A new Risperdal side effects lawsuit has joined others in alleging that the drug caused male breast growth, and even lactation. This Risperdal side effects lawsuit alleges that plaintiff Shaquil Byrd was prescribed the drug in 2001 through 2008. According to Byrd’s… Read More »

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BofA and Deutsche Bank Foreclosure Class Action Lawsuit Reinstated

On Tuesday, the Third Circuit panel partially reinstated a foreclosure class action lawsuit filed against certain units of Bank of America NA and Deutsche Bank AG alleging that plaintiffs were improperly charged attorney’s fees during foreclosure proceedings. The panel ruled that the… Read More »

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FDA Tasks Committees with Evaluating Testosterone Drug Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has directed two different committees to evaluate the potential public health risk associated with androgen-based drugs used in testosterone therapy. This comes as the drugs are facing increasing scrutiny, in the form of both public… Read More »

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Efforts to Limit Asbestos Exposure Woefully Inadequate

In nearly every mesothelioma lawsuit, the decades of research available regarding the link between asbestos and cancer, but unfortunately asbestos exposure is still a very real problem and one in which there is little regulatory impact. In spite of $30 billion or… Read More »

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Ariz. Woman Files Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit

An Arizona couple is pursuing a civil action lawsuit against the Minneapolis-based medical device company Medtronic Inc., alleging that the company’s Infuse Bone Graft product caused Miller serious complications, pain, and suffering. The case joins over 1,000 similar lawsuits alleging that Medtronic’s… Read More »

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Calif. Man With Bladder Cancer Joins Actos MDL

While all diabetes patients may face a slight increase in the risk of bladder cancer, several studies have suggested that long-term Actos users face a greater risk. Osaka, Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer of Actos, is defending against an ever-growing multidistrict litigation, or… Read More »

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FG Life/OM Financial Life Insurance Class Action Settlement

A California Court has preliminarily approved a class action lawsuit settlement with Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company (“FG Life”), formerly known as OM Financial Life Insurance Company (“OM Financial”), over claims it deceptively sold and marketed life insurance policies. If you... Read More »

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Jeep Ignition Switch Issues Lead to Class Action Lawsuit

Chrysler Group LLC was named in a Jeep defective ignition switch class action lawsuit filed on Monday in a California federal court. The class action lawsuit alleges that Chrysler willfully concealed a defect in older Jeep models ignition switches from their consumers…. Read More »

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