J&J TALC MDL DAUBERT OPINION: All Plaintiffs Experts Remain – Will Wolfson Ruling Lead to Settlement?

The long-awaited ruling by Judge Freda Wolfson in the Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder MDL 2738 was issued April 27, 2020 In the opinion, the court ruled that plaintiffs could present evidence that J&J’s talcum powder products can cause ovarian cancer and that a jury must decide that question Talcum-Powder-MDL-2738-Daubert-Order-Freda-WolfsonDownload What does plaintiff leadership say Chris Tisi, of Levin Papantonio states:  “This is a significant ruling for the thousands of women whose cases await trial by jury in federal court  We look forward to presenting evidence that...

U.S. Office of Special Counsel Complaint & Disclosure Form

Rick Bright’s Primary Claims Include:Retaliation for Protected Activity An agency official is prohibited from taking, failing to take, or threatening to take or fail to take a against any employee or applicant for federal employment because of (A) the exercise of an appeal, complaint, or grievance right granted by any law, rule or regulation; (B) testifying or otherwise lawfully assisting any individual in the exercise of any such right; (C) cooperating with or disclosing information to the Inspector General (or any other component responsible for internal investigation or review) of any agency, or the...

COVID-19—Looking Beyond Tomorrow for Health Care and Society

JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association Phil B Fontanarosa, MD, MBA1; Howard Bauchner, MD1 Author Affiliations Article Information JAMA Published online April 17, 2020 doi:101001/jama20206582 Related Articles  6 months ago, the novel coronavirus now known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19, the severe disease it causes, were unheard of Today, this highly contagious and dangerous virus and the widespread virulent disease it causes have resulted in major disruptions of business, education, and...

COVID-19 CLINICAL STUDY FROM CHINA PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2020 IN LANCET MEDICAL JOURNAL

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 99 cases of 2019 novel coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan, China: a descriptive study By:Chen, NS (Chen, Nanshan)[ 1 ] ; Zhou, M (Zhou, Min)[ 5,6 ] ; Dong, X (Dong, Xuan)[ 1 ] ; Qu, JM (Qu, Jieming)[ 5,6 ] ; Gong, FY (Gong, Fengyun)[ 2 ] ; Han, Y (Han, Yang)[ 3,10 ] ; Qiu, Y (Qiu, Yang)[ 10 ] ; Wang, JL (Wang, Jingli)[ 2 ] ; Liu, Y (Liu, Ying)[ 4 ] ; Wei, Y (Wei, Yuan)[ 1 ] More View ResearcherID and...

CHINESE MEDICAL STUDY ON COVID-19 THAT WAS REMOVED BY CHINESE GOVERNMENT ON MARCH 25, 2020

Study Title: Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China (references included) Fudan University Link:  https://webarchiveorg/web/20200409053204/http://wwwitfudaneducn/Data/View/3657 CONCLUSIONS: During the first 2 months of the current outbreak, Covid-19 spread rapidly throughout China and caused varying degrees of illness Patients often presented without fever, and many did not have abnormal radiologic findings (Funded by the National Health Commission of China and others) Abstract BACKGROUND Since December 2019, when coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) emerged...

FDA Issues Recall Statement On All Zantac (Ranitidine) Products

FDA NEWS RELEASE FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market FDA Advises Consumers, Patients and Health Care Professionals After New FDA Studies Show Risk  The US Food and Drug Administration today announced it is requesting manufacturers withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the brand name Zantac) The agency has determined that the impurity in some...

“Purdue Pharma Legacy” Big Pharma’s Opiates Have Taken A Toll On American Children

Opioid Rx Industry and a Model of “Profits Before Patients” Results: Impact on American Children Snapshot: In West Virginia, home of the highest overdose rates in the nation, the foster population has increased by 42 percent since 2014, with the current foster care numbers at over 7,200 children in state custody Although the exact numbers of kids who are now without families due to the opioid crisis and Big Pharma bad conduct is not known, rest assured that in West Virginia, the correlation of foster kids and the opioid crisis is intimately linked and the results are catastrophic With a population of...

Purdue Pharma And The Sackler Family Created the Opioid Crisis In America: “The Oxy Express”

Why are the Sacklers worth $13 billion today Answer: “The Oxy Express Explained”  See Richard Sackler Unsealed Deposition Transcript in Kentucky vs Purdue: https://wwwdocumentcloudorg/documents/5745212-Depositionhtml (2015) See the Purdue Frederick Co (not Purdue Pharma) Criminal Guilty Plea Outline May 9, 2007 (USDC Virginia) here Mass Tort News (February 4, 2020) COMPARISON OF OXYCODONE PRESCRIBING In the first six months of 2010, Ohio doctors and health care practitioners bought the second-largest number of oxycodone doses in the country at just under 1 million...

LITIGATION FUNDING FORUM MARCH 26, 2020 New York City

LITIGATION FUNDING: DON’T GET LEFT BEHIND wwwlitigationfundingforumcom (MASS TORT NEWS)  It has now become a common practice for law firms, both plaintiff and defense to utilize outside financial resources to support not only litigation, but the overall legal practice in law firms  and law departments across the United States As is continuously stated, “he who writes the checks - gets the most attention” and this may have been a foregone conclusion prior to as recently as 2015  But now, the use of third-party funding is not only prevalent, it is an accepted business practice at...

Rudy Giuliani Was DC Back-Office Fixer That Let Purdue Pharma (OxyContin) Slip Out Of A 2006 Criminal Indictment

Richard Sackler Unsealed Deposition Transcript in Kentucky vs Purdue: https://wwwdocumentcloudorg/documents/5745212-Depositionhtml (2015) See the Purdue Frederick Co (not Purdue Pharma) Criminal Guilty Plea Outline May 9, 2007 (USDC Virginia) How was Purdue Pharma able to slip through the 2006 criminal indictment noose and continue to market, sell and prescribe Oxycontin for another 10 years Giuliani and GW Bush DoJ lawyers agreed to have Purdue Pharma parent “Purdue Fredrick Company” take the guilty plea, thereby permitting Purdue Pharma to continue selling Oxycontin and furthering...