WHO AND WHAT IS PHILIPS N.V AND MDL 3014? Philips and it’s Philips USA entity, were formerly one of the largest electronics companies in the world, currently focused on the area of health technology, with non-healthcare divisions being divested. The sudden transition into becoming a healthcare conglomerate via corporate acquisitions may point to a reluctance to … [Read more...] about PHILIPS USA AND THE EMERGING CPAP LITIGATION: WHO AND WHAT IS PHILIPS N.V AND MDL 3014?
“Sargon Hearings Start January 31, 2022” Experts Discuss Baby Food Heavy Metals Link to Autism at Jan. 31 Hearing, Led by Baum Hedlund’s Brent Wisner and Pedram Esfandiary January 27, 2022 Pedram Esfandiary quote “The industry could make this heavy metals problem go away with relative ease if they sourced better ingredients and adequately screened their products … [Read more...] about BABY FOOD AND AUTISM: SCIENCE BASED HEARINGS IN CALI STATE COURT BEGIN
As with most things, the future of mass torts will likely mimic its past. Cancer cases, like those associated with tobacco and asbestos in the past, are driving current and future mass tort litigation. New and ongoing litigation continues for products such as: Zantac Roundup Talc Valsartan Sunscreen PFAS Metformin CPAP With technological and scientific … [Read more...] about A Forward-Looking Perspective on Mass Tort Practice
A Case Study by Stag Liuzza law firm HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF FIREFIGHTING FOAMS The first firefighting foam was developed in 1902 by Russian engineer and chemist Aleksandr Loran. Loran was working in the oil and gas industry trying to find a substance to combat petroleum-based fires for which water is wholly ineffective. Loran’s solution was the first firefighting foam … [Read more...] about Aqueous Film Forming Foam – AFFF
(May 29, 2020) Governments and health authorities across the United States are responding to the outbreak of COVID-19 through the use of stay-at-home orders and other federal, state, and local orders in an attempt to disrupt the spread of COVID-19. As a result of these measures to disrupt the spread of COVID-19, many businesses have fallen on tough times and are looking to … [Read more...] about COVID-19 AND INSURANCE CLAIMS “WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW”
By Rachel Shkolnik, Hunter J. Shkolnik Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC (May 27, 2020) The nationwide Elmiron eye damage litigation has picked up headlines over the past several months. Elmiron, the brand name for pentosan polysulfate sodium, is a semi-synthetically produced heparin-like macromolecular carbohydrate derivative. The lawsuit is centralized around the basis that … [Read more...] about ELMIRON LITIGATION: EMERGING TORTS