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Mass Torts vs. Class Action Lawsuits: The Real Differences

Article provided by Taylor Williams Attorney at The Advocates Injury Attorneys As an attorney whom specializes in mass tort law, one question I am frequently asked at every turn is what: exactly, is the difference between mass torts and class action lawsuits? Over the years, popular movies such as Erin Brockovich and Michael Clayton have […]

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 […]

Aqueous Film Forming Foam – AFFF

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 […]


(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 […]


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.[1]  The lawsuit is centralized around the basis that the drug causes an […]

The Truvada-Atripla Litigation And The Many Layers Involved

“Personal Injury-Patent Infringement COVID-19 Are All In The Mix” Click Here to view the FDA Link to the Truvada Label “Gilead Sciences and their Truvada/Atripla drug line are facing litigation on several fronts including patent infringement claims by the US Dept of Health and Human Services along with the personal injury claims and CDC research […]

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) […]

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:10.1001/jama.2020.6582 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 […]