What’s The Ford Decision and What Does It Mean for Zantac Lawsuits?
How could a lawsuit against an automobile manufacturer help people who file Zantac lawsuits? The decision may give new life to the claims against brand-name makers, even if the individuals took a generic version of Zantac. What is The Ford Decision? The “Ford Decision” refers to a United States Supreme Court ruling in the case… read moreRead More
3M Bellwether Trial
Over 230,000 lawsuits have been filed against 3M Company for alleged design defects in the 3M Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs. Service members and veterans allege they sustained injuries after using the product, including permanent hearing loss and tinnitus. The cases have been consolidated into multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Northern District of Florida. The discovery… read moreRead More
The Hidden Dangers of Paraquat: What You Need to Know
Paraquat is a weedkiller. It is an inexpensive herbicide that American farmers have used since the 1960s. In recent years, paraquat has increased in popularity because of its low cost and effectiveness compared to other herbicides. The Use of Paraquat as an Herbicide in the United States Paraquat is only available for use by commercially… read moreRead More
What’s the Difference Between a Mass Tort and a Class Action?
Big cases with many plaintiffs are complicated. Sometimes these cases are treated as a mass tort, sometimes as a class action. The difference is meaningful in terms of how plaintiffs are grouped and treated. In both types of cases, there are a large number of plaintiffs usually suing one defendant. In both types of cases,… read moreRead More
200,000+ Plaintiffs Join 3M MDL, Making it the Biggest in History
Over 200,000 claimants joined multidistrict litigation (MDL) against 3M. The MDL accuses the company of manufacturing faulty earplugs. It is the biggest class of mass tort claimants in recent U.S. history. Like defective drugs, defective medical devices cause more severe harm precisely because of the nature of the product. Some medical product liability claims involve:… read moreRead More
ParaGard IUD May Cause Disruption in Microbiota, Lead to Serious Infections
Many women have chosen the ParaGard IUD because they believe that a copper IUD is better than hormonal birth control. However, some women have experienced severe injuries and complications from using the copper IUD. Numerous ParaGard IUD lawsuits have been filed alleging injuries ranging from infertility and uterine scarring to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and… read moreRead More