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Deliberate Oversight

How bad drugs and devices get to consumers. by Leah Rush Easterby, Contributing Editor June 22, 2021 Biogen Inc.’s stock price soared this month when FDA approved its new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm (aducanumab), through accelerated approval. While most Alzheimer’s treatments address only dementia symptoms, Aduhelm is the first one marketed to treat the disease process […]

Modern Day Sex Trafficking

by Leah Rush Easterby, Contributing Editor and Greg G. Gutzler & Diandra “Fu” Debrosse Zimmermann, Contributing Authors Civil Liability for Human Trafficking An estimated 21 million survivors of human trafficking live in the United States. Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises, and civil cases against traffickers are increasing as well.  Human trafficking disproportionately […]


In re: Juul Labs, Inc. Marketing, Sales Practices & Products Liability Litigation 3:19-md-2913-WHO By Mark A. York (May 19, 2021) Link: Why JUUL MDL 2913 IS NEEDED It’s business as usual in Big Tobacco and e-cigarettes as they follow the Monsanto-Bayer Roundup “Glyphosate is harmless” and Johnson & Johnson “Talc is safe” models of […]

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, […]

2021 Trial Lawyers Summit Recap

“TRIAL LAWYERS SUMMIT 2021” Back in Business AWESOME WEEK IN MIAMI BEACH By Mark A. York (Mass Tort News) May 10, 2021 The first major live legal event post-March 2020 Covid shutdown and the impact on the legal industry, the 2021 Trial Lawyers Summit in Miami Beach was a confirmed success.  Based on attendance and […]


The 10th Annual Trial Lawyers Summit is happening now in Miami, FL. “The first in-person, national legal conference of 2021!” TRIAL LAWYERS SUMMIT @ Loews South Beach, FL May 4-7, 2021 Register here: Summit 2021video: #NTL #TRIALLAWYERSSUMMIT


Trials in California, West Virginia and New York – Opioid Big Pharma Trial Strategy: “Deny The Opioid Crisis Ever Existed” PROFITS BEFORE PATIENTS The Santa Clara, Orange and Los Angeles County Opioid lawsuits, filed in May 2014, allege that the defendants—including opioid manufacturers Purdue Pharma L.P., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Endo Health Solutions, Inc., and Actavis […]

Merck Vaccine Exploits Girls With Gardasil

What You Should Know About Gardasil Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. Gardasil is a series of three injections designed to prevent HPV in children as young as 9 years old. Its original formulation protected against four HPV strains that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. Merck manufactures Gardasil and […]