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Multidistrict Litigation

Multidistrict litigation is a procedure by which a single federal judge and court is put in charge of a large number of similar lawsuits. Multidistrict litigation is typically used in cases involving the following.  Defective pharmaceutical drugs Auto defects Defective medical devices Large-scale transportation accidents In such cases, a Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation may […]

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Reasons to Hire a Trucking Accident Lawyer

There are multiple reasons to hire a trucking accident lawyer if you’ve been involved in a truck accident that wasn’t your fault. A lawyer can make sure you account for the full amount of damages, help you collect the right evidence, hire experts and negotiate a fair settlement. If you’re on the fence about getting […]

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FDA Orders Heart Damage Warning Labels on Testosterone Products

Several manufacturers of testosterone replacement drugs currently face lawsuits filed by men who claim that the medications caused a number of side effects, including heart damage. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an order that requires manufacturers of these testosterone drug products to attach specific warning labels on packaging. The labels must […]

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Ethicon Must Pay $5.7 Million for Defective Vaginal Sling

Several dozen personal injury lawsuits across the country that are currently in process claim that women suffered injuries from the use of these transvaginal sling mesh products. One company that faces those lawsuits is Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson. The company manufactures TVT Abbrevo, a transvaginal mesh that caused debilitating pain to women […]

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Mass Tort vs. Class Action: What’s the difference?

Mass torts and class actions have many things in common—including that large groups of plaintiffs have been harmed in each—and are often mistakenly used interchangeably. While the two terms have similarities, there are also stark differences that should be noted. For a brief synopsis of the differences between mass tort vs. class action, refer to […]

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How to Choose a Chiropractor

Like all medical professionals, chiropractors can vary in preferred methods of treatments, opinions about medications, practice philosophies, and techniques. And, of course, each chiropractor has a different style and personality, charges differently, accepts different insurance types, and is situated in a different location. As such, choosing a chiropractor is a big decision. Whether you are […]

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