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.
Januvia lawsuits are being considered across the country in light of allegations that the drug's maker failed to properly warn patients about the risk of pancreatic cancer.
More than 91 people have fallen ill with meningitis, which has been linked to a contaminated, custom-made steroid injection for back pain.
Hair loss drug Propecia has reportedly been linked to erectile dysfunction and other sexual side effects which can last months or years after stopping use of the drug. Prostate cancer and male breast cancer have also been reported among patients taking Propecia.
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
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.
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We are investigating allegations that U.S. Bank, Fifth Third Bank and Wells Fargo engaged in deceptive business practices when offering so-called deposit advance loans, which essentially function as payday loans. These loans may have been marketed under the following names: "Direct Deposit Advance," "Checking Account Advance" or "Early Access."
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.
It has been alleged that Vector Marketing violated federal and state labor laws by failing to pay its employees for initial training time.
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 Atlas Chalet roof shingles are defective, as they are prone to premature cracking, blistering and failure.
A class action is alleging that Demilec spray foam insulation emits toxic fumes which can cause property damage and health concerns for homeowners.
Allegedly, Entran 3 heating tubes manufactured by Goodyear are defective, and can cause significant property damage and catastrophic leaks.
A considerable number of complaints, including water leaks and fires have surfaced online regarding Frigidaire dishwashers. Could these consumers have legal recourse?
Allegedly, certain Whirlpool dishwashers can leak water and present a fire hazard due to a defect in their heating elements.
A BP settlement has been reached to compensate individuals and businesses who suffered economic losses, property damage or illness due to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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
Police sergeants who were denied overtime wages may be able to file a claim for compensation.
Marketing representatives for HMOs who were wrongfully denied overtime pay may be able to file a lawsuit to recover unpaid overtime wages.
Bank of America loan officers who were denied overtime pay may be able to file a claim seeking up to three years of unpaid overtime wages.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating potential claims that could affect investors who purchased Abiomed common stock.