The Dangers of 4 Commonly Prescribed Drugs: What Colorado Residents Should Know

Prescription medications: you see the ads on T.V. all the time, or you may have even been prescribed a few. However, many drugs while FDA approved, still have serious health risks that the drug manufacturer has not made you aware of. Here are 4 commonly prescribed drugs that could have…

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J&J to Pay $72 Million in Cancer Suit Over Baby Powder

Late February of this year, a jury in St. Louis, Missouri awarded the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer $72 million. The woman claimed that Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products caused her to develop ovarian cancer. The plaintiff, Jacqueline Fox, died of…

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How a Mass Tort Case Works

What is mass tort litigation? It is a type of civil action that involves multiple plaintiffs against one or more defendants. They are different from class actions where a plaintiff represents a class of people. The characteristics of a mass tort case include:

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Blood & Money: The Dangers of Blood-thinning Drugs

Xarelto is a commonly prescribed blood-thinner, used mainly to prevent blood clots in patients. Sold by Johnson and Johnson in the United States, and Bayer in Europe, the drug produced almost $2 billion in sales in 2013. If you go home for your lunch, you might see an ad on…

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How Tort Cases Can Differ in other Countries

A recent article from the New York Times covers the anguish that the Germanwings Flight 9525 victims’ families are going through. It focuses on the families in Haltern am See, a small town in western Germany. On the fateful flight were 16 students and two teachers from Haltern. The article…

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