Plaintiffs alleged that an exhaust emission control system used in Caterpillar's C13 and C15 heavy-duty on-highway engines is defective. Read more
Two separate lawsuits have been filed against Continental Tire The Americas LLC, the North American unit of German automobile parts maker Continental AG, involving defective tires. The produ... Read more
Two more wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed in connection with a helicopter crash in South America that killed five Americans and two Peruvians two years ago. The Jan. 7, 2013, crash oc... Read more
Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to settle a class action filed by thousands of women who were secretly videotaped during gynecological examinations by a doctor, Nikita... Read more
State Street Corporation, an Asset Manager, will pay $70 million to investors and employees who claimed the company mischaracterized its mortgage-backed securities investments as “high quali... Read more
Five lawsuits were filed recently against Abbott Laboratories Inc. and AbbVie Inc. It was alleged in each case that the companies downplayed the stroke and heart attack risks associated with... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced Class II recalls of two different components of the da Vinci surgical system, which uses robots to perform procedures. The agency al... Read more
Lawsuits are being filed in the Stryker hip replacement litigation. As we have previously written the Stryker hip replacement system was recalled a few months back. These are the first lawsu... Read more
More Yasmin birth control lawsuits have been filed against Bayer, alleging the contraception is linked to serious side effects. Bayer has put money aside to settle Yasmin and Yaz side effect... Read more
Johnson & Johnson (J & J) announced last month that it plans to stop selling certain surgical mesh products used in women to repair pelvic organ prolapse. As we have written in pre... Read more
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