I have been asked by several lawyers from outside the firm what direction our Toxic Torts Section will now take with the BP litigation beginning to wind down. Read more
While exposure to toxic agents can occur almost anywhere and at any time, the threat of exposure is greatest in the workplace. Read more
An Olympus Corp. subsidiary has been sued again in a Pennsylvania state court. It’s alleged that a surgical device it manufactures was responsible for the spread of cancer-causing cells. Thi... Read more
Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. has asked doctors to return a surgical device used in a now controversial hysterectomy procedure that the U.S. Food and Drug Administrati... Read more
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts Inc. has filed a number of subrogation actions in the Louisiana multidistrict litigation (MDL) over the bladder cancer risks carried by Takeda Pha... Read more
A lawsuit has been filed against PepsiCo Inc., alleging that the food and beverage company failed to warn consumers that its diet drink, Pepsi One, contains a cancer-causing component. The P... Read more
Genoptix Inc., a subsidiary of Novartis AG, will pay nearly $8 million to end a putative securities class action alleging the company misrepresented customer demand for diagnostic cancer tes... Read more
A Tennessee appeals court has reinstated an $8.6 million jury verdict favoring a longtime switch operator for CSX Transportation Inc. who was found to have developed fatal lung cancer from o... Read more
Recently, a South Dakota federal jury found in favor of Deane Berg in her claim that Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower caused her ovarian cancer, but declined to award any money dam... Read more
The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors about another counterfeit version of the cancer drug Avastin distributed in the U.S., the third case involving the best-selling Roche drug... Read more
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