In early August, Daiichi Sankyo, the manufacturer of the blood pressure medication Benicar, agreed to pay $300 million to settle approximately 2,300 pending lawsuits alleging that the drugmaker failed to warn that taking the drug could lead to gastrointestinal… Read More
On June 9, a federal jury in East St. Louis, Illinois, awarded $15 million to a California mother who claimed her son developed a birth defect because she took Depakote while pregnant.
The Depakote lawsuit was filed in 2015 against Abbott Laboratories,… Read More
A class action lawsuit is a claim that is brought in state or federal court on behalf of a group of individuals who have suffered the same or similar injuries from the same product or action. This group, also known as the class, is usually represented… Read More
On Oct. 27 a St. Louis jury awarded a California woman a $70 million verdict in her talcum lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. The woman alleged that use of Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder for more than 40 years caused her ovarian cancer, heightening concerns… Read More