Current Litigation

Michigan Woman Claims Gardasil HPV Vaccine Caused Life-Changing Injuries

The national law firm of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a young Michigan woman who developed postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and other serious health problems after receiving the Gardasil human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.   Gardasil attorneys Bijan Esfandiari, Nicole Maldonado, Michael L. Baum, Monique Alarcon, and co-counsel Robert F. Kennedy, […]

Paraquat vs. Roundup: A Case Study

According to a June 22, 2021 court filing, Syngenta, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, and Chevron USA had hundreds of cases pending against them in state and federal courts across the country. The lawsuits claim that their paraquat-based herbicides cause Parkinson’s disease. All named defendants have denied liability.  Paraquat dichloride is a highly toxic chemical commonly […]

Why Were Insys Therapeutics, Inc. and CEO John Kapoor Indicted and Not The Sacklers and Purdue Pharma? A Retrospective Look Back to the 2018 Insys Criminal Indictments

Why Were Insys Therapeutics, Inc. and CEO John Kapoor Indicted and Not The Sacklers and Purdue Pharma? A Retrospective Look Back to the 2018 Insys Criminal Indictments  The Opioid Crisis Behind The Scenes by Mark A. York (June 8, 2018 original date) (revised with additional comments August 25, 2021) Subsys – an Insys Therapeutics, Inc. Pharmaceutical […]


By Mark A. York, Editor August 18, 2021 (MASS TORT NEWS) Bayer filed a Writ of Certiorari with the US Supreme Court on Aug. 16, regarding the $25 million federal court verdict in the Edwin Hardeman trial, who was able to show exposure to glyphosate from spraying Roundup on his property caused his non-Hodgkins lymphoma. […]

Endo International and Arnold Porter Opioid Discovery Abuses

    by Mark York, Editor Endo International’s opioid defense counsel Arnold & Porter,  is facing  civil contempt charges in the New York state court opioid trial currently underway In Re Opioids Litigation, Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Jerry Garguilo. Reflecting the gravity of the issue, Arnold & Porter has hired lawyers from three powerhouse commercial firms including Steptoe […]

Military members exposed to dangerously high level of sound.

3M 0—1 in Earplugs Test Cases

by Leah Rush Easterby Contributing Editor 3M Products Liability Litigation MDL 2885 Combat Arms Aren’t Your Typical Earplugs 3M’s Combat Arms are dual-ended earplugs designed for one side to block all noise and the other to be transparent enough to hear voice commands while blocking harmful ballistic noises. U.S. soldiers used the earplugs in Iraq, […]

Zantac Litigation Overview

Article Provided by Brenden Leydon Attorney at Wocl Leydon LLC The litigation over the harmful effects of Zantac (generic name is Ranitidine) is just getting underway, and it looks like it will lead to a significant number of cases. What is Zantac/Ranitidine? Ranitidine is an antacid which belongs to a class of drugs known as histamine-2 […]