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Doctors can’t shut down pelvic mesh lawsuit by J&J class action member
Healthcare 2020-04-07 3:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two gynaecologists have lost their bid to dismiss a negligence lawsuit brought by a patient implanted with a Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh device found […]

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Johnson & Johnson appeals landmark ruling in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2020-04-06 2:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson & Johnson has appealed a ruling awarding the three lead applicants in a class action over its pelvic mesh products a combined $2.6 million […]

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Law firm investigates class action against opioid makers
Class Actions 2020-03-31 12:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The makers of popular opioid drugs like OxyContin and Fentanyl may face a class action in Australia by consumers who allege they suffered financial loss […]

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Court wrestles with how toxic foam settlement objectors will be heard
Class Actions 2020-03-26 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the $212.5 million settlement in three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has been told of at least one […]

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Government to pay $212.5M in landmark toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-03-11 12:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government will pay $212.5 million to settle three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at government military bases. Earlier […]

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Judge orders graphic warning for Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh products
Class Actions 2020-03-06 8:57 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to include a graphic warning on the patient information leaflets and instructions for use that accompany four of its […]

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Judge signs off on $2.6M for lead applicants in Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2020-03-03 8:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Federal Court judge has awarded combined damages of $2.6 million to the lead applicants in the Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh class action, following […]

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Judge questions need for confidentiality in toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-03-02 10:24 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Federal Court judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic firefighting foam has questioned the terms of the in-principle […]

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New pelvic mesh class action targets Medtronic unit, two other device makers
Product Liability 2020-02-27 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Medtronic owned Covidien and two other medical device manufacturers have been hit with a class action on behalf of thousands of women who claim to […]

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Judge says no need to clarify referees’ role in PFAS class actions
Class Actions 2020-01-10 5:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth alleging contamination from the use of toxic firefighting foam at three naval bases has shot down […]

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