Defective Drug Class Actions
Prescribed to millions with acne, Accutane may cause serious side effects, including Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis.
It has been alleged that Tylenol, even when taken as recommended, can cause liver failure.
Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills may put users at an increased risk for pulmonary embolisms (PE), deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and other forms of blood clots.
Consumer Fraud Class Actions
It has been alleged that car rental companies, such as Enterprise, Alamo and National Car Rental, have been exorbitantly billing customers for cosmetic damage weeks after their vehicles have been returned.
Allegedly, some mortgage companies are force-placing flood costly and unnecessary insurance policies on their customers, who are thereby forced to pay high premiums for a valueless second policy.
A settlement has now been reached between CytoSport and plaintiffs who accused the company of misrepresenting products' health benefits.
We are investigating allegations that Bank of Oklahoma and its affiliates engaged in deceptive business practices when offering so-called deposit advance loans, which essentially function as payday loans. This product may have been marketed under the name "FastLoan."
Many of the country's largest banks, including Bank of America, Citibank, and Wachovia are allegedly subjecting their customers to unfair and deceptive overdraft protection charges. We are investigating to determine whether smaller, regional banks are also engaging in similar practices.
Dangerous Medical Devices
Designed to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP), the Avaulta transvaginal mesh has been linked to a number of surgical mesh complications, including pelvic pain, vaginal scarring, inflammation and infection.
Although a DePuy Pinnacle hip recall has not been issued, patients have reported a number of DePuy Pinnacle problems, including hip pain and hip implant failure.
Johnson and Johnson has announced that it plans to take four of its vaginal mesh products off the marketed.
When used in cervical spine surgery or other unapproved settings, the Medtronic infuse bone graft can reportedly lead to infection, male infertility, cyst formation, swelling of the neck and throat tissue, difficulty swallowing, trouble breathing and death.
Stryker Corp. has recalled two metal hip replacement components because they may corrode, causing damage to bodily tissue and manifesting symptoms of pain and swelling.
Product Liability Class Actions
It has been alleged that certain Electrolux dishwashers can catch fire or leak, problems that may stem from a product defect.
A considerable number of complaints, including water leaks and fires have surfaced online regarding Frigidaire dishwashers. Could these consumers have legal recourse?
Omnifilter water filters may be liable to break due to an alleged design defect, potentially providing way for a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer.
If you have solar panels installed in your home, you may have legal recourse to collect financial compensation in light of allegations that companies have been selling defective solar panels.
Allegations have surfaced that Tremco, Inc. sold defective, generic and low-cost roofing systems and products, despite advertising that its products were superior and top-of-the-line.
Veterans and family members who served on active duty or resided at Camp Lejeune between Jan. 1, 1953 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be entitled to both health benefits and disability compensation.
Benzene is one of the most widely used chemicals in the United States, found in everything from plastics to detergents. While most people have little exposure to benzene, chemical plant and oil refinery workers with long-term exposure to the chemical have a higher risk of developing leukemia, anemia and excessive bleeding.
Unpaid Overtime Law
Urban Outfitters may be classifying its department managers incorrectly and withholding overtime wages. Class action lawsuits are now being filed to recover unpaid wages.
Paratransit drivers who were wrongfully denied overtime wages may have legal recourse to collect back wages.
Several lawsuits have been filed on behalf of students and other young workers who were hired as "unpaid interns" to cut costs for the company.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating potential claims that could affect investors who purchased Abiomed common stock.