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July 16, 2018
talcum powder lawsuit

$4.7 billion talcum powder lawsuit verdict against Johnson & Johnson may echo for more ovarian cancer plaintiffs

$4.7 billion talcum powder lawsuit verdict against Johnson & Johnson may echo for more ovarian cancer plaintiffs Johnson & Johnson lost a major talcum powder lawsuit last week when a Missouri jury awarded $4.69 billion – including $4.14 solely in punitive damages — to 22 women who claimed their ovarian […]
July 9, 2018
litigation transparency act

Litigation Transparency Act of 2018: What You Need to Know

Litigation Transparency Act of 2018: What You Need to Know A recent bill known as the Litigation Transparency Act has been intrоduсеd in thе U.S. Senate that ѕроnѕоrѕ say will diѕсоurаgе “gambling” by thе multibilliоn-dоllаr and growing litigation funding industry iѕ fаr from thе first еffоrt to rеgulаtе рrivаtе legal […]
June 26, 2018
hernia mesh

PA judge denies appeal on pelvic mesh medical liability award

Bristol-Myers Supreme Court case does not apply to pelvic mesh lawsuit A woman who won a $12.8 million verdict two years ago in a medical product liability case over transvaginal mesh – a pelvic mesh lawsuit – will get to keep her jury-awarded claims and damages. That’s because a Pennsylvania […]
June 11, 2018
Mobile Health Apps

FDA Adjusts to Tech Boom With Mobile Health Apps

Consumers eat up mobile health apps as FDA adjusts to technology. Admit it. You can’t live without your phone. You use it for everything. You have your calendar, your online checkbook, your Rolodex in your contact list, your music on your playlists. We use our phones to navigate the streets, […]