Legal Developments

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The justice system plays an essential role in the safety of prescription drugs and medical devices. When regulatory agencies fail to act, a courthouse becomes the only way to hold manufacturers accountable. At MedTruth, we believe the vitality of a nation relies on the justice upheld by its people. Keep your hand on the pulse of mass torts law and other litigation regarding patient harm and consumer safety.

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Wildfires burning in California potentially caused by PG&E

California Wildfires Spark Legal and Pol...

Nicole Knight · December 5, 2019

PG&E, the power provider implicated in the recent California wildfires, now faces legal action by the state.

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A photo of plants, representing the concept of Roundup causing cancer.

In 3 Months, 20,000 More Plaintiffs Clai...

Emma Schkloven · November 26, 2019

The number of plaintiffs claiming Roundup caused their cancer has more than doubled to 42,700 in the last three months.

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A photo of J&J's talcum powder products in relation to a recent lawsuit involving Claire's.

Seven Plaintiffs Refile J&J Talc Lawsuit...

James Parker · August 1, 2019

Judge George H. Wu of California granted case dismissal to seven plaintiffs in a talc lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson for their failure to label talc products. The plaintiffs will refile - adding more cases to their complaint and holding other companies liable.

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Photo of Field Sprayed with Roundup as lawsuits against Monsanto claim Roundup causes lymphoma.

What Happened in the First Trial Linking Monsanto's Roundup to Lymphoma

Nicole Knight · September 24, 2018

Johnson, who received a favorable $289-million verdict, claimed Monsanto had long known of the cancer risks of glyphosate but failed to warn consumers of the dangers.

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Hands in a circle representing talcum powder cancer case

22 Women Win Talcum Powder Cancer Case

James Parker · August 16, 2018

A Missouri jury awarded $4.69 billion to compensate women who reportedly developed talcum powder ovarian cancer, delivering the largest product-defect verdict in U.S. history.

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