Homeopathic Remedy, Dietary Supplement Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Who's Affected Health-conscious consumers are increasingly turning to dietary supplements and homeopathic products for natural “remedies” to a wide variety of ailments. These multi-billion dollar industries have capitalized on this trend by offering a wide variety of products that promise to effectively... Read More »

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Chrysler Capital Sued in Auto Loan Class Action Lawsuit

Chrysler Capital LLC is being sued in an auto loan class action lawsuit, which alleges the financial department of the Chrysler Group LLC uses local dealerships to get around usury laws while exploiting New York’s low income consumers by financing high interest rate car… Read More »

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Miss. Widow Sues Pharma Giants for Husband’s Xarelto Death

Missouri widow Dixie S. is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, alleging that the defendants' product caused the death of her husband. Dixie claims that as a direct result of using Xarelto, her husband developed, and later died from,... Read More »

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Judge Denies Cert. in Dollar Thrifty Add-On Insurance Class Action

Early this week, the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit accusing Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. of tricking consumers into purchasing add-on insurance lost their bid for Class certification. Lead plaintiffs Sandra McKinnon and Kristen Tool alleged in their class action lawsuit that… Read More »

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Vaginal Mesh Complications Lawsuit Filed Over Injuries

A vaginal mesh complications lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson and  subsidiary Ethicon Inc. by a Kentucky woman who alleges she suffered debilitating side effects. Plaintiff Rebecca F. was suffering from a common condition that prevented her from controlling a majority... Read More »

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Judge Dismisses Class Action Lawsuit Against Ambit Energy

Last week, a class action lawsuit alleging that Ambit Energy Holdings LLC unfairly hiked up its rates was dismissed by a New Jersey judge who ruled that Ambit had disclosed its rates in its terms of service. Lead plaintiff Michael Urbino alleged… Read More »

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Onglyza Link to Heart Failure Raises Concern

The type-2 diabetes drug Onglyza has been linked to serious side effects including heart failure, leading the Food and Drug Administration in April to issue a public warning. The FDA reached this conclusion after analyzing clinical trials of Onglyza, and finding a... Read More »

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Emeritus Assisted Living Class Action Settlement

Emeritus Corp. has agreed to pay $13 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of residents of assisted living communities operated by Emeritus, alleging the company made misleading statements about its services, leading the plaintiffs to pay for additional... Read More »

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Plaintiffs Agree To Consolidate Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits

A group of plaintiffs who have filed baby powder lawsuits after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer have requested to consolidate their lawsuits as part of a multi-county litigation (MCL) in the New Jersey Supreme Court. The application for consolidation comes after a... Read More »

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Pradaxa Blood Thinner May Be Too Risky for Kidney Patients

Physicians have issued new warnings about using Pradaxa and other new generation anticoagulants on patients with kidney problems. According to new guidelines published in the Journal of American Medical Association, medical professionals studying atrial fibrillation management have warned that the new line... Read More »

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Agricultural Business Faces Wage and Hour Class Action

A well known California agricultural family is under scrutiny after former employees filed a wage and hour class action lawsuit. Lead plaintiffs Cipriano Ponce and Carlos Faria have accused the Santa Maria Valley agricultural businesses owned by Abel Maldonado Sr., Abel Maldonado... Read More »

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Birth Control Side Effects May Include Blood Clots or PTC

New research suggests that women who get migraines while taking birth control have a greater risk of developing serious complications including blood clots or strokes. In a recent medical study, the records of more than 145,000 women taking a hormone combination birth... Read More »

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Mesothelioma Resulted from Car Repair, Plaintiff Alleges

A woman recently diagnosed with mesothelioma is suing a group of auto parts suppliers, alleging her disease was caused by asbestos from auto parts. Nancy S. says she did maintenance on vehicles from the 1980s through 2000. She also claims to have... Read More »

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