1st California Trial Over Alleged Ovarian Cancer Risks From Johnson & Johnson’s Talc Powder Begins

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July 28, 2017, Los Angeles – A closely watched and highly anticipated bellwether trial began Wednesday in California state court over the alleged ovarian cancer risks from Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing hygiene products, in a case that could open up a new front in the sprawling litigation. Plaintiff Eva Echeverria’s case is the first ovarian […]

Key Talc Expert Defends Cancer Link Ahead Of Calif. Trial

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June 29, 2017, Law 360 — A toxicology expert who has repeatedly testified for women alleging they developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products on Tuesday explained her methodology to the California judge overseeing the state’s first talc trial. Toxicology and pharmacology expert Laura Plunkett defended her conclusion that talc causes […]

Warning About the Risks of Combining Aspirin with Xarelto

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As parties prepare for the second Xarelto bellwether trial in the Xarelto Multidistrict Litigation (MDL)in the Eastern District of Louisiana, the Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has released their QuarterWatch report for the third quarter of 2016. Among the institute’s findings is an increase in aspirin-related bleeding events, which they believe is actually related […]

Scovern Law Reports Over 18,000 Xarelto Cases Filed as Second Bellwether Trial Set to Get Underway

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2017 — Xarelto patients who suffered internal bleeding and other life-threatening complications allegedly related to use of the medication continue to file lawsuits in courts throughout the U.S. According to a May 3rd filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG have been named defendants […]