Class Action & Mass Torts

How Do I Know If I Have a Exactech Claim?
STEP 1: Obtain Medical Records
We have written extensively about the different types of defects in certain Exactech products, and the various causes of those defects, particularly to the polyethylene (plastic) liners of those products. Regardless of whether you are dealing with a hip, knee or ankle replacement, the

The Way Most Vaccine Injuries Are Handled.
Not long after widespread use of vaccines in the United States, drug makers began to be subject to increasingly successful and costly vaccine injury lawsuits. This engendered a growing concern that vital vaccine production and supply could be impaired. As a result, in 1986 Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, which

Syngenta, the manufacturer of the commercial-strength pesticide paraquat, is seeing mounting legal troubles.

A new petition on March 25, filed on behalf of Paul Rakoczy, identifies 14 lawsuits in six federal judicial districts that link paraquat exposure to Parkinson’s disease diagnoses. This petition was submitted to the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation with the intention of creating a multi-district

As you know, COVID-19 has hit some sectors harder than others. The judiciary was especially susceptible because it relied on in-person proceedings – for example, you may have observed that no one in your family has received a jury duty notice lately. Though it is of little comfort to you, these unprecedented delays have affected virtually all pending litigations around

The Product – Elmiron
Elmiron, also known as pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS), is used to treat interstitial cystitis. Interstitial cystis is an ailment of the urinary tract system that may cause pain in the abdomen, pelvic and genital regions. Although Elmiron is not a cure to interstitial cystitis (IC), it aids in relieving some of the symptoms associated with bladder

In addition to those previously filed, three new lawsuits have been filed against Teva Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the intrauterine medical device (IUD) known as Paragard.

As we have written before, Paragard is a small plastic T-shaped device with a copper wire coiled around it. Recent lawsuits allege that Paragard is defective and causes serious complications and injuries. The

In addition to hundreds of individual suits, the nation-wide litigation against JUUL now includes more than 100 public school districts, across nine states, including Pennsylvania. These school districts are seeking to hold JUUL accountable for its role in fueling the e-cigarette crisis, causing districts to divert valuable taxpayer funding to anti-vaping education, and addressing absences caused by JUUL related sicknesses.