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2014-06-18 23:08:45

Bellwether Trials Expected to Begin in Either Mid-2015 or Early 2016 DALLAS (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd reports that the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts held a Status Conference on May 9, 2014 in regard to federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for GranuFlo lawsuits. The Court filed a Joint Status Report stating that, included in the matters discussed during the conference were potential dates for the MDL’s bellwether trials. According to...

2014-06-14 23:01:10

Transfer Order Consolidates 49 Testosterone Lawsuits Involving Several Different Manufacturers DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) issued a Transfer Order on June 6, 2014 creating an MDL for 49 testosterone lawsuits in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. Plaintiffs in the lawsuits allege drugs such as AndroGel, AndroDerm, Axiron, Foresta, Testim and others...

2014-06-13 23:03:53

Bellwether Trial Expected to Begin in July 2015 ST. LOUIS, MI (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Multidistrict litigation (MDL) is continuing to progress in cases involving Lipitor, a cholesterol-lowering medication that has been linked to the development of type 2 diabetes, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. So far, more than 130 lawsuits have been transferred to the MDL. The lawsuits allege that the maker of Lipitor, Pfizer, either knew about the risk of diabetes or should have known...

2014-05-29 23:09:50

Plaintiffs Allege Testosterone Drug Manufacturers Did Not Provide Sufficient Warnings of Potentially Dangerous Side Effects Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Manufacturers of drugs used to provide treatment for low testosterone continue to face lawsuits from plaintiffs alleging the drug manufacturers failed to provide adequate warnings of potentially fatal side effects, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. These “low-T” drugs include AndroGel, Axiron, Fortesta, Testim,...

2014-04-26 23:01:13

Team of Researchers Recommends Blood Tests Be Used in Conjunction with Physical Exams DALLAS (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd reports that a study conducted by a panel of physicians recommends doctors not rely on blood tests alone when determining whether a patient suffers from low testosterone. The study, spearheaded by the American Urological Association (AUA), included data from more than 10,000 patients. It will be published in the May issue of Urology...

2014-04-24 23:04:31

Plaintiff Testifies She Had to Undergo 18 Subsequent Revision Surgeries After Mesh Implantation DALLAS (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd reports that a New Jersey jury previously awarded an $11.1 million settlement to a patient in her transvaginal mesh lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed against Ethicon, the maker of the Gynecare Prolift mesh device, and its parent company Johnson & Johnson, according to a March 26, 2014 article from LawyersandSettlements.com....

2014-04-17 23:05:28

Number of Lawsuits Pending Against Manufacturer Approaches 6,000 DALLAS (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 National law firm Baron & Budd reports that the number of lawsuits against the manufacturer of GranuFlo continues to increase. The lawsuits stem from patients who suffered adverse health effects after undergoing dialysis treatment where the product was used. Baron and Budd shareholders currently serve on the leadership committee, known as the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, in the...

2014-04-17 23:03:48

Congress also investigating GM's delay of the recall for years after it allegedly knew of the problem DALLAS (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Questions about legal and moral responsibility are mounting as more people are affected by the GM recall, which expanded March 28, 2014, to include an additional 900,000 GM vehicles. Currently, the GM recall may affect more than 2.5 million vehicles, and at least 13 deaths have been linked to the faulty ignition switch defect in GM vehicles, as well as...

2014-02-20 23:01:06

Antibiotic Allegedly Associated With Severe Nerve and Muscle Problems Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Baron and Budd, a national plaintiffs’ law firm, announced today that it is accepting lawsuits against the manufacturers of Levaquin, an antibiotic designed to treat bacterial illnesses and infections. The medication has been allegedly linked to a serious condition known as peripheral neuropathy, which can result in several types of sensory problems such as pain, diminished...

2014-01-22 23:20:40

LeBlanc Honored for the Fourth Time in His Illustrious Career BATON ROUGE, LA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The January edition of Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, has named national law firm Baron & Budd attorney Burton LeBlanc to its list of 2014 Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Environmental Litigation. This is the fourth time LeBlanc has been presented with the honor, which is given to no more than five percent of the top lawyers in the state. The Super Lawyers list...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.