Congenital Heart Defects Alleged in Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit

A California woman is suing Pfizer for fraud, product liability, failure to warn and negligence alleging that the popular antidepressant Zoloft caused congenital birth defects in her son. After taking Zoloft throughout her pregnancy with her doctor’s OK, plaintiff Kelly Hardy gave birth... Read More »

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Judge Recommends Certification for Cargo Price-Fixing Class

On Oct. 15, a New York federal magistrate recommended class certification for a cargo price-fixing multidistrict litigation, alleging since the early 2000s, multiple airlines conspired together to raise the price of transporting cargo worldwide. The magistrate judge has stated the plaintiffs representing… Read More »

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AndroGel Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Death

The makers of AndroGel, Axiron, and Fortessa are facing another lawsuit alleging that their testosterone drugs are dangerous. Plaintiff Kelly Marshall, the administratrix for deceased Roy Marshall, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against AbbVie Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Eli Lily, and related... Read More »

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Hepatitis C Drug Incivek Linked To Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Incivek, a drug used to treat Hepatitis C, can cause a potentially fatal skin reaction known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome when taken in combination with other medications. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added its most serious warning... Read More »

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Types of Stock Broker Misconduct: Watch for These Red Flags

Investment in the stock market carries an inherent level of risk in exchange for the possibility of a better rate of return than with safer investments. However, sometimes losses are not caused by market forces, but by stock brokers behaving unethically or... Read More »

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Blue Buffalo Class Actions Consolidated in Missouri Fed. Court

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has agreed to consolidate seven false advertising class action lawsuits filed against Blue Buffalo Co. Ltd. for misleading customers about the ingredients in its pet food. The Blue Buffalo multidistrict litigation (MDL), or mass tort,… Read More »

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Unum Lawsuit Alleges Bad Faith, Conflict of Interest

A Unum claim denial lawsuit was filed by an Arizona resident who alleges her claim was wrongfully denied and Unum had a conflict of interest in refusing to pay the claim. Plaintiff Andreia Correia accuses Unum of a bad faith insurance denial.... Read More »

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Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Injuries Alleged by Texas Man

A Medtronic Infuse bone graft complications lawsuit was filed by a Texas man who claims that the company encouraged his physician to use the device for his surgery even though it had not been approved for that purpose. Plaintiff Ramon Barrientos underwent... Read More »

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State Farm Tries to Dismiss TCPA Class Action Lawsuit

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. filed a motion to dismiss a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit from Illinois federal court, claiming the plaintiffs have failed to properly define the proposed TCPA Class. The proposed State Farm TCPA class action... Read More »

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