Gallup TCPA Class Action Settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging Gallup Inc., formerly known as the Gallup Organization Inc., violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by using an automated telephone dialing system to place calls to cell phones without the... Read More »

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FDA Issues Warning to IVC Filter Manufacturer Bard

The manufacturer of the Bard inferior vena cava (IVC) filter and its retrieval system has been issued an FDA warning letter for failing to notify the federal agency of life-threatening device malfunctions. The FDA specifically notes that Bard misfiled consumer complaints (including a... Read More »

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Class Action Over “Smart” Keys Rolls Against Toyota

Last week, in a class action lawsuit filed against Toyota Motor Corp. in 2010, the plaintiff argued that the motor company’s Smart Key system violates anti-rollaway regulations. Lead plaintiff Jeffrey Sachs filed the class action lawsuit in 2010 alleging that Toyota sells… Read More »

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Credit Union Study Looks At Overdraft Fee Practices

Credit unions across the U.S. are addressing overdraft fees, mobile banking, and reward programs in a bid to attract demographic groups including millennials and underbanked consumers. In a recent credit union study, more than 50 percent of individuals belonging to the millennial... Read More »

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$22M Foam Antitrust Class Action Settlement Reached

On July 27, three foam manufacturers agreed to a pay a combined $22 million in a foam antitrust class action settlement. This sum and agreement will settle claims filed by indirect purchasers against these foam companies in a multidistrict litigation, alleging these… Read More »

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Minn. Farmer Wants Syngenta Suit Remanded to State Court

A Minnesota farmer who allegedly suffered economic injuries because of Syngenta Corporation’s actions is seeking to keep his lawsuit in state court rather than join a multidistrict litigation in federal court. Plaintiff Arnold T. is a Minnesota corn farmer who–like many other... Read More »

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Final Approval Granted in BSH Moldy Washer Settlement

Early this week, a settlement agreement in the class action lawsuit accusing BSH Home Appliances Corp. of selling washing machines prone to mold was given final approval by a federal judge. Lead plaintiffs alleged that BSH Home Appliances Corp. manufactured front-loading washers that were prone… Read More »

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New Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit Filed in Louisiana

Another woman who was prescribed Zofran to alleviate morning sickness symptoms during pregnancy filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) over birth defects allegedly caused by the anti-nausea drug. Plaintiff Alexis A. claims in the Zofran lawsuit that GSK promoted the drug for morning sickness... Read More »

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Zithromax Side Effects May Cause Liver Failure

Zithromax is a popular antibiotic manufactured by Pfizer for the treatment of mild to moderate infections. Zithromax has been linked to an increase risk of liver damage, elevated liver enzymes, jaundice and death. Zithromax (azithromycin, Z-Pak, or Zmax) is a prescription medication first... Read More »

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Tribe Hummus Hit With $5M ‘All Natural’ Class Action Lawsuit

A proposed $5 million "all natural" class action lawsuit has been filed against Tribe Mediterranean Foods for mislabeling its hummus products as “100% natural” when it allegedly contains synthetic ingredients as well as ingredients grown with genetically modified organisms (GMO). Lead plaintiff Sarah M.... Read More »

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3M Bair Hugger Products Facing Potential Lawsuits

Product liability attorneys are looking for potential plaintiffs to bring Bair Hugger deep joint infection lawsuits. These lawsuits will likely allege that the medical device manufacturer created a defective and dangerous device and failed to warn about risks associated with using the... Read More »

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FDA Makes Public Power Morcellator Warnings

Because of the various morcellation cancer lawsuits filed against numerous medical device manufacturers for alleged personal injuries, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made several decisions and public safety announcements regarding the use of power morcellator tools during minimally invasive... Read More »

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Lamictal May Induce Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Stevens Johnson Syndrome is an illness that can be disfiguring or even life-threatening, especially if not treated immediately. This condition can appear as a side effect of the anticonvulsant medication Lamictal (lamotrigine), which is used as a mood stabilizer in the treatment of... Read More »

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