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While hernia mesh surgeries are among the most common surgical procedures performed today, there are still a number of risks involved. Read this blog post to learn more about the possible complications and adverse events that can occur following hernia mesh repair surgery.
September 4, 2020

While hernia mesh surgeries are among the most common surgical procedures performed today, there are still a number of risks involved. Read this blog post to learn more about the possible complications and adverse events that can occur following hernia mesh repair surgery.

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A recent study released by the Stanford University School of Medicine found that young people who use JUUL products or other e-cigarettes are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and suffering severe effects from the virus. It is no surprise that the damage done by using a JUUL or an e-cigarette weakens the lungs and makes young people more susceptible to the novel virus that brought the world to a standstill. Are you or your children at risk?

A recent study released by the Stanford University School of Medicine found that young people who use JUUL products or other e-cigarettes are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and suffering severe effects from the virus. It is no surprise that the damage done by using a JUUL or an e-cigarette weakens the lungs and makes young people more susceptible to the novel virus that brought the world to a standstill. Are you or your children at risk?

At the Court of Appeal, Monsanto, which was acquired by Bayer AG in 2018, sought to challenge the trial court’s findings – arguing that Johnson failed to prove liability and causation and that the plaintiff’s failure-to-warn claims are preempted by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.

At the Court of Appeal, Monsanto, which was acquired by Bayer AG in 2018, sought to challenge the trial court’s findings – arguing that Johnson failed to prove liability and causation and that the plaintiff’s failure-to-warn claims are preempted by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.

3M has argued that because it made the earplugs for the U.S. military and discussed specifications about the product with the government, its claims are therefore preempted and the company should not be held liable. Judge Rodgers disagreed, however, citing a lack of evidence of any back-and-forth dialogue concerning design specifications.

3M has argued that because it made the earplugs for the U.S. military and discussed specifications about the product with the government, its claims are therefore preempted and the company should not be held liable. Judge Rodgers disagreed, however, citing a lack of evidence of any back-and-forth dialogue concerning design specifications.

Elmiron, the only medication on the market to treat interstitial cystitis, is linked to pigmentary maculopathy. This rare degeneration of the macula was discovered in patients who had taken Elmiron for sustained periods but were completely unaware that their vision loss was from taking Elmiron. Following the studies, countless lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of the drug for failing to warn consumers of the potential risk of irreversible vision loss.

Elmiron, the only medication on the market to treat interstitial cystitis, is linked to pigmentary maculopathy. This rare degeneration of the macula was discovered in patients who had taken Elmiron for sustained periods but were completely unaware that their vision loss was from taking Elmiron. Following the studies, countless lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of the drug for failing to warn consumers of the potential risk of irreversible vision loss.

If you are a survivor of sexual abuse during your time as a Scout, please know that you are not alone and you have a voice. We are committed to helping you access the information and services you need to obtain the justice you deserve. It is important to come forward now if you were abused as a Scout, as the bankruptcy court has now set a November 16, 2020 deadline for claims to be filed. Once this window has passed, survivors of abuse may no longer be able to seek legal action against the BSA.

If you are a survivor of sexual abuse during your time as a Scout, please know that you are not alone and you have a voice. We are committed to helping you access the information and services you need to obtain the justice you deserve. It is important to come forward now if you were abused as a Scout, as the bankruptcy court has now set a November 16, 2020 deadline for claims to be filed. Once this window has passed, survivors of abuse may no longer be able to seek legal action against the BSA.

Bayer announces the agreement, and will pay up to $10.9 billion, to resolve the major Monsanto litigation. The agreement comes after years of litigation from thousands of plaintiffs who allege exposure to the weedkiller caused them to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other cancers.

Bayer announces the agreement, and will pay up to $10.9 billion, to resolve the major Monsanto litigation. The agreement comes after years of litigation from thousands of plaintiffs who allege exposure to the weedkiller caused them to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other cancers.

Johnson & Johnson remove talcum powder from all stores in the U.S. and Canada amidst continued losses in the growing litigation that claims their talcum powder is linked to ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.

Johnson & Johnson remove talcum powder from all stores in the U.S. and Canada amidst continued losses in the growing litigation that claims their talcum powder is linked to ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.

Popular anti-nausea medication, Zofran, has been found to cause birth defects if mothers take the medication to help fight morning sickness. To make things worse, the makers of Zofran allegedly were aware of it and still actively recommended the drug be prescribed to pregnant women.

Popular anti-nausea medication, Zofran, has been found to cause birth defects if mothers take the medication to help fight morning sickness. To make things worse, the makers of Zofran allegedly were aware of it and still actively recommended the drug be prescribed to pregnant women.

American Express may have violated the Truth in Lending Act by not properly disclosing information they are required to disclose. Were you affected?

American Express may have violated the Truth in Lending Act by not properly disclosing information they are required to disclose. Were you affected?

Johnson & Johnson still faces more than 16,000 similar lawsuits as well as a federal criminal investigation into how forthright it has been regarding its products’ safety. The company’s assertions of the safety of its baby powder have been seriously called into question after the FDA found trace amounts of asbestos in a sample of Johnson’s Baby Powder in 2019.

Johnson & Johnson still faces more than 16,000 similar lawsuits as well as a federal criminal investigation into how forthright it has been regarding its products’ safety. The company’s assertions of the safety of its baby powder have been seriously called into question after the FDA found trace amounts of asbestos in a sample of Johnson’s Baby Powder in 2019.

The FDA’s announcement came in January after the clinical trial found that more patients taking lorcaserin were diagnosed with cancer compared to those taking a placebo.

The FDA’s announcement came in January after the clinical trial found that more patients taking lorcaserin were diagnosed with cancer compared to those taking a placebo.

In early 2019, the FDA released a public safety announcement that alerted the public to alarming side effects found after taking 10 mg doses of Xeljanz, twice a day, for extended periods. While this dosage was only approved for use by patients who suffered from acute UC, records showed that Xeljanz was being prescribed at this dosage for cases of severe RA as well.

In early 2019, the FDA released a public safety announcement that alerted the public to alarming side effects found after taking 10 mg doses of Xeljanz, twice a day, for extended periods. While this dosage was only approved for use by patients who suffered from acute UC, records showed that Xeljanz was being prescribed at this dosage for cases of severe RA as well.

It was announced by Deborah L. Connor, the Interim Special Master of the Fund, that $1,075,000,000 will be available for third-round payments from the Fund. Third-round payments will be authorized by the Special Master to eligible claimants by May 19, 2020. Subsequent rounds of payment will be authorized by the Special Master by January 1 in subsequent years, if funds are available, until the USVSST Fund expires in 2030.

It was announced by Deborah L. Connor, the Interim Special Master of the Fund, that $1,075,000,000 will be available for third-round payments from the Fund. Third-round payments will be authorized by the Special Master to eligible claimants by May 19, 2020. Subsequent rounds of payment will be authorized by the Special Master by January 1 in subsequent years, if funds are available, until the USVSST Fund expires in 2030.

New California Assembly Bill 218 opens up a three-year window of opportunity for victims of sexual abuse who were previously barred from bringing their case to civil court due to the statute of limitations. Hundreds of victims have already begun to file their cases and expose their abusers as well as the institutions that help to cover up the abuse.

New California Assembly Bill 218 opens up a three-year window of opportunity for victims of sexual abuse who were previously barred from bringing their case to civil court due to the statute of limitations. Hundreds of victims have already begun to file their cases and expose their abusers as well as the institutions that help to cover up the abuse.

Having lost three jury trials in California for combined damages of $191 million, Bayer signaled a move towards mediation in December by agreeing to postpone at least a half-dozen additional trials – some of which were scheduled to start this month.

Having lost three jury trials in California for combined damages of $191 million, Bayer signaled a move towards mediation in December by agreeing to postpone at least a half-dozen additional trials – some of which were scheduled to start this month.

Since the cases were transferred to Florida, Judge Rodgers has been actively working with the parties and the government to streamline the litigation. The Court has now held seven case management conferences as the pretrial proceedings continue to move forward.

Since the cases were transferred to Florida, Judge Rodgers has been actively working with the parties and the government to streamline the litigation. The Court has now held seven case management conferences as the pretrial proceedings continue to move forward.

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

The study found that women who use permanent dye or straighteners are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who do not use these products.

The study found that women who use permanent dye or straighteners are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who do not use these products.

Three bellwether trial cases will be selected by the Court by February 14, 2020 and are slated to commence in May, July, and September of 2020. In addition to the suits pending in the federal court system, Bard is also facing several thousand claims in the state court of Rhode Island, where the manufacturer’s headquarters is located.

Three bellwether trial cases will be selected by the Court by February 14, 2020 and are slated to commence in May, July, and September of 2020. In addition to the suits pending in the federal court system, Bard is also facing several thousand claims in the state court of Rhode Island, where the manufacturer’s headquarters is located.

“When doctors fail to perform or woefully misread tests, when nurses botch routine procedures, when clinicians ignore and disregard pain, servicemembers deserve their day in court,” says Rep. Speier regarding the proposed legislation.

“When doctors fail to perform or woefully misread tests, when nurses botch routine procedures, when clinicians ignore and disregard pain, servicemembers deserve their day in court,” says Rep. Speier regarding the proposed legislation.

Zostavax is a vaccine developed by Merck & Co. that helps reduce the risk of getting shingles in individuals over 50 years old. Though adverse reactions can occur in virtually all medications, the safety of the vaccine has been called into question after several individuals developed more serious side effects shortly after being inoculated.

Zostavax is a vaccine developed by Merck & Co. that helps reduce the risk of getting shingles in individuals over 50 years old. Though adverse reactions can occur in virtually all medications, the safety of the vaccine has been called into question after several individuals developed more serious side effects shortly after being inoculated.

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

While it takes sustained exposure to silica dust over long periods of time for silicosis to develop, the prevalence of silica in nature creates makes it more common for those who work in construction, mining and other industrial industries. Despite OSHA regulations and the duration one needs to be exposed to silica dust, silicosis is still the cause of death for 250 Americans each year.

While it takes sustained exposure to silica dust over long periods of time for silicosis to develop, the prevalence of silica in nature creates makes it more common for those who work in construction, mining and other industrial industries. Despite OSHA regulations and the duration one needs to be exposed to silica dust, silicosis is still the cause of death for 250 Americans each year.

For the past decade, doctors have written between 15 and 17 million prescriptions each year for ranitidine, which has been on the market since 1981. The volume of potential victims that may have been affected is staggering.

For the past decade, doctors have written between 15 and 17 million prescriptions each year for ranitidine, which has been on the market since 1981. The volume of potential victims that may have been affected is staggering.

After Iran was properly served and defaulted, the Court held a bench trial to determine whether the evidence was sufficient to support entry of default judgment under the FSIA. Upon consideration of the Plaintiffs’ evidence and the record as a whole, the Court found Iran to be liable for the attacks and granted default judgment against Iran.

After Iran was properly served and defaulted, the Court held a bench trial to determine whether the evidence was sufficient to support entry of default judgment under the FSIA. Upon consideration of the Plaintiffs’ evidence and the record as a whole, the Court found Iran to be liable for the attacks and granted default judgment against Iran.

Pressure cookers, for the most part, are miraculous machines. But similar to Uber’s autonomous vehicles or JUUL’s “safer” electronic smoking alternative, these technologies can have deadly strings attached that consumers may be completely unaware of.

Pressure cookers, for the most part, are miraculous machines. But similar to Uber’s autonomous vehicles or JUUL’s “safer” electronic smoking alternative, these technologies can have deadly strings attached that consumers may be completely unaware of.

Although most people have been exposed to PFAS at low levels, individuals with higher exposure, including firefighters, military personnel, and residents living near military bases, are at a greater risk of PFAS-related health problems.

Although most people have been exposed to PFAS at low levels, individuals with higher exposure, including firefighters, military personnel, and residents living near military bases, are at a greater risk of PFAS-related health problems.

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Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

JUUL has been the subject of criticism, and now legal action, in recent months over its continued promotion of its products as “safe,” despite the fact that there are no scientific studies supporting this claim.

JUUL has been the subject of criticism, and now legal action, in recent months over its continued promotion of its products as “safe,” despite the fact that there are no scientific studies supporting this claim.

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Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

A recent study by the Stanford Research on the Impact of Tobacco Advertising found that 15-17 year-olds were "16 times more likely to be current JUUL users than the 25-34 year-old group," noting that "a principal driver of JUUL's explosive growth in sales has been its adoption by youth."

A recent study by the Stanford Research on the Impact of Tobacco Advertising found that 15-17 year-olds were "16 times more likely to be current JUUL users than the 25-34 year-old group," noting that "a principal driver of JUUL's explosive growth in sales has been its adoption by youth."

The facts and figures of Essure's problematic history.

The facts and figures of Essure's problematic history.

In a series of internal emails obtained by lawyers representing plaintiffs in the Roundup® litigation, a Monsanto executive reveals the ongoing practice of ghostwriting scientific research papers to sway the public opinion of Roundup and its safety.

In a series of internal emails obtained by lawyers representing plaintiffs in the Roundup® litigation, a Monsanto executive reveals the ongoing practice of ghostwriting scientific research papers to sway the public opinion of Roundup and its safety.

In a series of internal emails obtained by lawyers representing plaintiffs in the Roundup® litigation, a Monsanto executive suggests ‘beating the s**t out of’ a concerned mothers group who wrote an open letter to Monsanto, expressing concerns over the effects of GMOs and Roundup® on their children.

In a series of internal emails obtained by lawyers representing plaintiffs in the Roundup® litigation, a Monsanto executive suggests ‘beating the s**t out of’ a concerned mothers group who wrote an open letter to Monsanto, expressing concerns over the effects of GMOs and Roundup® on their children.

In the midst of JUUL's unprecedented rise, underage nicotine addicts and hospitalized teens demand change from the emerging tobacco giant.

In the midst of JUUL's unprecedented rise, underage nicotine addicts and hospitalized teens demand change from the emerging tobacco giant.

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Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

Injuries from electric scooters, via scooter sharing services, have skyrocketed with the growing rates of use. But who is really liable for the increase in accidents and subsequent lawsuits?

Injuries from electric scooters, via scooter sharing services, have skyrocketed with the growing rates of use. But who is really liable for the increase in accidents and subsequent lawsuits?

If you or a loved one have experienced abuse, neglect or mistreatment at a nursing home or professional care center, we are here to help. Make sure you are aware of what kinds of abuse may be occurring, how to spot it and how to stop it.

If you or a loved one have experienced abuse, neglect or mistreatment at a nursing home or professional care center, we are here to help. Make sure you are aware of what kinds of abuse may be occurring, how to spot it and how to stop it.

Injuries from e-cigarette explosion, fire or related health problems have skyrocketed with the growing rates of use. Make sure you are keeping yourself safe and are aware of the dangers smoking them exposes you to.

Injuries from e-cigarette explosion, fire or related health problems have skyrocketed with the growing rates of use. Make sure you are keeping yourself safe and are aware of the dangers smoking them exposes you to.

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

The magnitude of the data breach is quite astonishing. Equifax admitted in September of 2017 that 147 million customer’s information was exploited by hackers. They discovered that the breach began in mid-May of 2017 and they believe lasted all the way through July of that same year.

The magnitude of the data breach is quite astonishing. Equifax admitted in September of 2017 that 147 million customer’s information was exploited by hackers. They discovered that the breach began in mid-May of 2017 and they believe lasted all the way through July of that same year.

In 2005, Public Law 109-13 was signed into law that established traumatic injury insurance for all servicemembers who are covered by Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI). This law provides payment of up to $100,000 for servicemembers who have suffered a traumatic injury.

In 2005, Public Law 109-13 was signed into law that established traumatic injury insurance for all servicemembers who are covered by Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI). This law provides payment of up to $100,000 for servicemembers who have suffered a traumatic injury.

Eight suits from Minnesota, California, Oklahoma, and Texas have recently been centralized in Florida Federal Court by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, along with an additional 635 related actions.

Eight suits from Minnesota, California, Oklahoma, and Texas have recently been centralized in Florida Federal Court by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, along with an additional 635 related actions.

The FDA called for this removal after new information showed that the Biocell breast implants with a textured surface manufactured by Allergan accounted for a disproportionate number of rare lymphoma cancer cases.

The FDA called for this removal after new information showed that the Biocell breast implants with a textured surface manufactured by Allergan accounted for a disproportionate number of rare lymphoma cancer cases.

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

Here are some new class action opportunities that you may be eligible to receive compensation from. Subscribe at the bottom to receive new opportunities every month!

Confused on what separates class action lawsuits from mass tort lawsuits? This blog looks at what differentiates these two so that you can be better equipped to navigate the legal world.

Confused on what separates class action lawsuits from mass tort lawsuits? This blog looks at what differentiates these two so that you can be better equipped to navigate the legal world.

The product has become a hot topic in the last few years with the mounting litigation against several prominent manufacturers over alleged health risks and links to cancer.

The product has become a hot topic in the last few years with the mounting litigation against several prominent manufacturers over alleged health risks and links to cancer.

Numerous lawsuits have been filed against hernia mesh manufacturers over links to serious and life-threatening complications.

Numerous lawsuits have been filed against hernia mesh manufacturers over links to serious and life-threatening complications.

The United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund was established in 2015 to provide compensation to eligible service members, military contractors and their families who were victims of various acts of state-sponsored terrorism.

The United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund was established in 2015 to provide compensation to eligible service members, military contractors and their families who were victims of various acts of state-sponsored terrorism.

In May, Monsanto lost its third trial against plaintiffs who claimed that their use of Roundup® led to them developing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

In May, Monsanto lost its third trial against plaintiffs who claimed that their use of Roundup® led to them developing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

The devices have been identified by the FDA under a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall reserved for products or devices that may cause serious injuries or death.

The devices have been identified by the FDA under a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall reserved for products or devices that may cause serious injuries or death.

Monsanto, the manufacturer of Roundup®, is accused of failing to warn about the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and other cancer associated with exposure to Roundup®.

Monsanto, the manufacturer of Roundup®, is accused of failing to warn about the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and other cancer associated with exposure to Roundup®.

Lawsuits have been filed against the makers of the Stockert/Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler system (the “Stockert Device”) by patients who developed life threatening infections after the device was used during their heart bypass surgery.

Lawsuits have been filed against the makers of the Stockert/Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler system (the “Stockert Device”) by patients who developed life threatening infections after the device was used during their heart bypass surgery.

Taxotere, also known as Docetaxel, is a chemotherapy medication used to treat breast cancer and other forms of cancer. Taxotere has been linked to permanent hair loss (also known as alopecia) in addition to certain other serious ailments and risks.

Taxotere, also known as Docetaxel, is a chemotherapy medication used to treat breast cancer and other forms of cancer. Taxotere has been linked to permanent hair loss (also known as alopecia) in addition to certain other serious ailments and risks.

If you or a loved one was a U.S. military service member, veteran or contractor between 2003 and 2015 who was diagnosed with partial or total hearing loss or suffer from tinnitus, you may have a claim against 3M.

If you or a loved one was a U.S. military service member, veteran or contractor between 2003 and 2015 who was diagnosed with partial or total hearing loss or suffer from tinnitus, you may have a claim against 3M.

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