Consumer Lawsuits / Class Action News

Supreme Court Rejects Takeda and Eli Lilly Appeal in Actos RICO Case

June 8, 2020, Washington D.C. -- The United States Supreme Court has declined Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly Co.’s appeal of a lawsuit accusing both companies of defrauding patients and health benefit funds by failing to disclose that the diabetes drug Actos increases the risk of developing bladder cancer. Actos [...]

Ninth Circuit Revives Actos RICO Class Action Against Takeda and Eli Lilly

Dec. 3, 2019 – San Francisco, California - - Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company and Eli Lilly and Company will face revived class action claims after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a Central District of California court decision. The plaintiffs, a Minnesota-based healthcare fund and consumers from multiple [...]

Monsanto to Pay $289.2 Million in Landmark Roundup Lawsuit Verdict

August 10, 2018 San Francisco, California - - A San Francisco jury returned a verdict today in the case of a former groundskeeper with terminal cancer against Monsanto Company, ordering the agrochemical giant to pay $39.2 million in compensatory damages and $250 million in punitive damages for failing to warn [...]

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $4.69 Billion in Largest Talcum Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $4.69 Billion in Largest Talcum Powder VerdictJuly 13, 2018 – St. Louis, Missouri - - A St. Louis jury held that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) talc products contained asbestos and caused cancer in 22 women, slamming the multinational health products company with a landmark $4.69 billion [...]

By |2018-07-16T10:39:09-07:00July 13th, 2018|Talcum Powder News|

CA Jury Issues $25.75 Million Talcum Powder Verdict Against J&J

May 25, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - A California jury issued a $25.75 million talcum powder verdict against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) this morning, siding with an Oregon woman who claimed that her cancer was caused by J&J baby powder. This case is just one of the many [...]

Johnson & Johnson Loses Another Mega-Million Baby Powder Trial

A New Jersey state court jury has returned verdicts totaling $117 million against Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier, Imerys Talc America Inc., after finding that the healthcare giant’s talcum powder caused a New Jersey man to develop mesothelioma. The award included $37 million in compensatory damages to plaintiffs [...]

Researchers Seek Retraction of MD-18 Celexa Study

Feb. 23, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – A group of researchers sent a letter this week to Dr. Robert Freedman, Editor of the American Journal of Psychiatry, calling for the retraction of a Celexa study the researchers claim is rife with “serious misrepresentations.” The study, known as the MD-18 ‘Wagner’ [...]

Johnson & Johnson Fraud Lawsuit Filed Over Asbestos in Baby Powder

On February 8, 2018, a federal securities class action lawsuit against J&J was filed, charging the company with defrauding investors by failing to disclose the presence of asbestos and heavy metals in its baby powder products. The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of New [...]

By |2018-05-02T07:29:49-07:00February 15th, 2018|Talcum Powder News, Consumer Lawsuits / Class Action News|

Baum Hedlund Urges DOJ to Reopen Investigation re Celexa / Lexapro Clinical Trials

Boston, Massachusetts – February 8, 2018 - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has sent a letter and memorandum to the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the District of Massachusetts calling for the reopening of its investigation and prosecution of Forest Laboratories Inc. and its subsidiary, [...]

Judge Upholds $110M Talc Verdict, Paves Way for Out of State Cases

Dec. 6, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri -- A Missouri judge decided to uphold a $110 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in a lawsuit filed by a Virginia woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using J&J talcum powder products for feminine hygiene. The Nov. 29 ruling [...]

By |2018-01-04T16:04:40-08:00December 6th, 2017|Talcum Powder News|