February 2012 - Class Action Blog Archive
Merck has yanked its website dedicated to the popular hair loss drug Propecia, according to The Examiner. This action fuels speculation that more warnings about the drug’s negative side effects could possibly be issued soon.
Complaints alleging MI Windows manufacturing defects have led to a class action lawsuit against the company for a variety of offenses. Allegedly, MI Windows and Doors’ 8500/4300/3500 single hung windows contain a manufacturing defect that results in a loss of seal at the bead along the bottom of the double pane glass.
The Korean automaker Kia is recalling certain car models for airbag defects, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Some asthma medications could possibly lead to an increased risk of certain birth defects, as shown in a mid-January article in the medical journal Pediatrics.
Pepsi’s largest bottling plant will pay $3.13 million to over 300 people after it was determined that criminal background checks formerly used by the company discriminated against African Americans.