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Ozempic Lawsuit – What is it About and Who Qualifies?

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A significant development has emerged in the pharmaceutical industry, involving two major players, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly. These companies are facing a wave of lawsuits concerning their GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) medications, commonly used in the treatment of diabetes. GLP-1 medications, known for their efficacy in lowering blood glucose levels and aiding in weight management, have become a cornerstone in ...
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How to Join a Class Action Lawsuit

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When hundreds or even thousands of people  all suffer the same harmful effects of the same individual or entity, rather than file several different lawsuits, those people can come together to form a “class.” That way, they can all file a single lawsuit known as a “class action.” Class action suits arise for several reasons, including defective products such as …

Can Gun Manufacturers Be Sued

Can Gun Manufacturers Be Sued?

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Nearly every sector of the American economy could potentially face civil and product liability lawsuits if they’re found culpable. This has been used as a way to keep irresponsible manufacturers and rogue retailers in check. As with all things, however, there is an exception to that all-important rule, and that’s the gun industry. In 2005, Congress enacted the Protection of …

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Why Is There a Lawsuit Against TRESemmé

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In December of 2020, two women filed a class-action lawsuit against TRESemmé for failing to warn them about the side effects of the dangerous chemicals used in their shampoo products. According to Shannon Keener and Robyn Lipetz – the plaintiffs in the suit – Unilever United States Inc., the manufacturer of the TRESemmé line of hair care products, should be …


Why Is There a Lawsuit Against Zantac

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Ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name, Zantac, belongs to a group of medications called Histamine-2 (H2) antagonists. It is sold over the counter or by prescription and is used to relieve the symptoms of heartburn and treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines. On September 13, 2019, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found traces of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) …

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Vaping Injuries – Who’s Liable?

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Vaping has, in recent times, been touted as a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. This perception has seen a large number of young people take up e-cigarette smoking despite never having smoked in their lives. In fact, companies like JUUL with their JUUL vape have historically been known to target children and teenagers with their products. This begs the …

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Purdue Pharma Opioid Lawsuit and Settlement

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Purdue Pharma, the pharmaceutical giant that makes OxyContin is facing an estimated 3,000 lawsuits against it for its role in perpetuating the US opioid crisis that has plagued the country for the past two decades. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prescription opioid-related deaths make up for a whopping 68% of all drug overdose …

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Johnson and Johnson Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit

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An estimated 130 people in the US die every day from opioid overdoses. In 2017 alone, it was responsible for more than 70,000 deaths. The abuse and misuse of opioids – including heroin, prescription pain medication, and synthetic ones like fentanyl have become a national crisis that needs to be nipped in the bud. The first step to doing this …