By | December 23, 2013

London Metal Exchange Concedes to Demands of Aluminum End Users

LME overhauls rules for warehouse queues In November, Agfa Corporation filed an antitrust class action suit against the London Metals Exchange and other bankers for stockpiling aluminum in warehouses and causing the… Read More

By | August 26, 2013

C.R. Bard Reaches Settlement in Second Lawsuit Trial Over its Transvaginal Mesh Product

C.R. Bard, a medical technologies developer, manufacturer and marketer commonly referred to simply as Bard, has reached a settlement in the second lawsuit trial of the multidistrict litigation for its transvaginal mesh… Read More

By | August 12, 2013

Moldy Washing Machines Could Influence Future of Class Action Lawsuits

A recent Slate article titled, “The Case of the Moldy Washing Machines” by Emily Bazelon, gives an overview of the legal and consumer protection implications of a class action case that visited the Supreme Court… Read More

By | July 31, 2013

Asbestos and Mesothelioma Updates: July 2013

  The mesothelioma lawyers at the Firm are committed to keeping you up-to-date on the latest asbestos and mesothelioma headlines. Browse recent headlines highlighting the dangers of asbestos exposure and new information… Read More

By | July 19, 2013

FACT Act Update: One-Sided Bill Remains a Threat to Asbestos Victims and Families

FACT Act Update: One-Sided Bill Remains a Threat to Asbestos Victims and Families Legislation Still Under Consideration in House of Representatives The so-called FACT Act (Furthering Asbestos Transparency Claims Act, House Resolution… Read More

By | July 8, 2013

FDA To Revisit Rule Blocking Lawsuits Against Generic Drug Makers

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has indicated it might allow generic drug manufacturers to revise their products’ safety labels independent of their name brand counterparts. If this change is made, consumers harmed by… Read More

By | May 24, 2013

Asbestos Legistation Update: Corporations Lobby for Legislative Protections While Thousands of U.S. Military Veterans Continue to Die from Asbestos Cancer

“If you have enjoyed a good life while working with asbestos products, why not die from it.” Nearly 50 years ago, the Director of Purchasing for the Bendix Corporation, a part of… Read More

By | April 29, 2013

Study Finds Januvia May Damage Pancreas

Januvia is a once-daily medication prescribed to help lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Also known by the name Sitagliptin, the medication can be used in combination with… Read More

By | February 5, 2013

Research Finds Female Lipitor Users Have Increased Risk of Diabetes

Three studies have determined women who take the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor have an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. In one study published by The Archives of Internal Medicine, the risk for older… Read More

By | July 13, 2012

New study: hair-loss drug Propecia’s side effects may be permanent

As we reported this morning, Propecia has been a topic of interest on the Today Show, and most recently Good Morning America. The Good Morning America segment on ABC discussed the negative side effects of… Read More