FDA Panel Reviews Morcellator Cancer Risk in Fibroid Removal Surgery

Due to rising concerns about the risk of uterine cancer being spread by power morcellators used in laparoscopic hysterectomy and myomectomy fibroid removal procedures, the FDA's Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Advisory Committee met on July 10 and 11 to produce recommendations for their... Read More »

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Leggett & Platt to Settle Foam Price-Fixing Class Action Lawsuit

Missouri-based furniture components supplier Leggett & Platt Inc. has agreed to settle a portion of multidistrict litigation (MDL) over allegations it conspired to fix prices on polyurethane foam, according to a court document released last week. On Friday, U.S. District Judge Jack… Read More »

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Unpaid Unum Disability Insurance Claim Leads to Another Lawsuit

Unum is the largest disability insurance company in the country. It’s been alleged in many bad faith insurance lawsuits that in an effort to boost their bottom line, the company unjustly denies and/or terminate thousands of valid disability insurance claims. That’s the... Read More »

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Class Cert. Sought in Del Monte Mislabeling Class Action Lawsuit

Plaintiffs in the Del Monte labeling class action lawsuit that alleges that Del Monte’s labeling misled consumers into believing that their canned tomato products contained antioxidants filed a motion to certify a nationwide Class of consumers on Tuesday. In 2012, plaintiffs filed… Read More »

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Asbestos Lawsuit Names Navy, Auto Plant, and Insulation Makers

A Michigan couple has filed an asbestos mesothelioma lawsuit alleging that former employers and related companies had carelessly allowed asbestos exposure. The asbestos lawsuit was filed by Charles Shall and Ursula Shall, after Charles Shall developed mesothelioma, a rare, aggressive type of... Read More »

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New Study Could Have Implications for Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuits

A major medical journal has published a paper suggesting that Lipitor and related drugs’ risks may outweigh their benefits. This could provide fuel for Lipitor diabetes lawsuits. The new study was published in the July issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ). The study... Read More »

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‘Bridgegate’ Class Action Lawsuits Consolidated Against NJ State

Earlier this week, two George Washington Bridge class action lawsuits filed against the State and District of New Jersey were consolidated into one putative “Bridgegate” class action lawsuit. The class action lawsuit, filed last September, alleges the state, Governor Chris Christie, and… Read More »

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Judge Rejects TCPA ‘Cramming’ Class Action Settlement

A proposed Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) text “cramming” class action lawsuit settlement was rejected  by the presiding federal judge in Nebraska because the proposed $3 million class action settlement fund would not be enough to compensate to potential Class of approximately… Read More »

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