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According to a 2013 FDA safety communication, there is "clear evidence of an association" between Benicar and a gastrointestinal (GI) condition known as sprue-like enteropathy, a disease with symptoms commonly associated with celiac disease.
Used to treat type 2 diabetes, Byetta has been linked to pancreatic cancer. Hundreds of lawsuits allege Byetta's manufacturer, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, knew of this link and failed to alert patients and the medical community.
Women who took Depakote during pregnancy and delivered a child with birth defects may have legal recourse to collect compensation for medical care and other losses.
Antidepressant Effexor has been linked to birth defects of the heart, spine and abdomen.
Two dialysis products - GranuFlo and NaturaLyte - have been the subject of the most serious type of recall, as they have been linked to a risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
Lawsuits have been filed against Janssen Pharmaceuticals alleging that Invega can increase a user's risk of developing gynecomastia and/or hyperprolactinemia.
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.
Women across the country have filed lawsuits against Lexapro's manufacturer, Forest Labs, Inc., accusing the company of releasing a defective drug into the marketplace.
Paxil is an anti-depressant used in patients with depression and anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, some young patients taking the drug have developed suicidal tendencies, while mothers on the anti-depressant have delivered infants with birth defects.
Risperdal was the first drug approved by the FDA to treat adolescents with schizophrenia. The drug is also used in combination with other drugs to treat depression.
Attorneys across the country are considering filing lawsuits on behalf of men who used AndroGel and other testosterone therapies in light of new information linking the products to heart attack, stroke and death in users.
Since 2011, mothers have been filing lawsuits against the maker of Topamax, Janssen Pharmaceuticals alleging that the antiepileptic drug is defective and can cause infants to develop cleft lips or cleft palates when taken during pregnancy.
It has been alleged that Tylenol, even when taken as recommended, can cause liver failure.
Studies have suggested the Victoza and other diabetes drugs may increase patients' chances of developing pancreatic cancer.
Lawsuits have been filed alleging that the popular blood thinner Xarelto can cause serious and irreversible internal bleeding.
If you were prescribed Zofran for morning sickness and your child was born with a birth defect, you may be eligible to receive compensation through a lawsuit.
Hundreds of women have taken legal action against Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of Zoloft, after delivering infants with congenital birth defects and malformations.
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.
Women who used Lipitor and were later diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are now filing lawsuits against the drug's manufacturer, demanding compensation for their injuries.
Women across the country have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson alleging that the company's talcum powders can cause ovarian cancer when used near the genitals.
Lawsuits are being filed on behalf of patients who took fluoroquinolone antibiotic drugs, such as Levaquin or Avelox, and developed a specific type of nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy.
If you used Bravelle between March 2014 and October 2015, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the maker of the fertility drug for the money you spent on in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) treatments.
Abilify users are filing lawsuits alleging that the drug caused them to develop compulsive gambling habits and that the drug's maker is legally responsible. The suits claim that Bristol-Myers Squibb failed to adequately test the drug and failed to warn patients and doctors about this side effect.
Across the country, women who received Taxotere during chemotherapy are filing lawsuits saying that they permanently lost their hair because of the drug. They're seeking compensation from the manufacturer for mental suffering, therapy bills and their inability to return to work.
More than 30,000 women have filed lawsuits against makers of transvaginal mesh devices after suffering mesh erosion, vaginal scarring, pain, and other complications following surgery.
The FDA is discouraging the use of morcellation during hysterectomies and myomectomies. The agency made this announcement after discovering that a higher-than-expected number of women undergoing these surgeries were unaware that they had highly malignant, cancerous tumors known as sarcomas.
Attorneys looking to push the litigation involving Essure forward need to speak with any woman who was implanted with the permanent birth control device and suffered serious complications.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of patients who were implanted with any metal-on-metal hip replacements manufactured by Biomet, DePuy, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Wright Medical.
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a unit of Johnson & Johnson, since the company recalled nearly 93,000 ASR hip replacements in August 2010 due to a high failure rate.
Patients who were implanted with DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System and suffered from hip implant failure or other complications may have legal recourse.
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.
Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over injuries connected to retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters made by C.R. Bard and Cook Medical. The suits say the devices are "defective and unreasonably dangerous" and seek compensation for patients who suffered complications from the filters.
Theranos and Walgreens are facing class action lawsuits alleging that they promoted unreliable and inaccurate blood tests. Now, attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to hear from people who were notified that their Theranos test results were invalid.
Several energy companies, including Chesapeake Energy, are facing allegations that they deliberately and fraudulently underpaid gas royalties to leaseholders - sometimes over a span of 10 years.
Companies may be refusing to honor gift cards by using unlawful expiration dates to defraud consumers.
Attorneys are investigating whether customers who purchased Gerber's Good Start Gentle formula can file a class action lawsuit against Gerber Products Co.
Robocalls to cellphones and landlines are generally prohibited unless the consumer has provided their express consent to receive these automatic dialer, pre-recorded calls.
Consumers who received unsolicited text messages may be entitled to compensation, as federal law bans text messages sent without the recipients' consent.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with any California resident who was charged automatically for an ongoing product or service. California has strict laws regarding what companies can and cannot do when it comes to recurring charges and a number of major companies.
A number of major retailers and outlet stores – including J.C. Penney and Michael Kors – have been hit with class action lawsuits claiming they duped their customers into believing they were getting bigger discounts than they actually were.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to speak to anyone who was affected by the VTech data breach. Reports have surfaced that the information of millions of parents and children were stolen when a portal used to download content to the toymaker's learning tablets was hacked.
Landowners in northwest Oklahoma who entered into oil and natural gas leases with Chesapeake Energy between December 2007 and March 2012 may have been cheated out of money when they leased their properties for oil and natural gas extraction.
Independent lab testing has shown that certain aloe products sold under the CVS and Fruit of the Earth brand names have little to no aloe in them – and some may even contain propylene glycol, which is a form of anti-freeze.
It is believed that certain portable butane stoves or ranges, also known as camping stoves, pose a fire hazard.
Attorneys are investigating potential class action lawsuits over defective surge protectors, which may overheat, smoke, melt, and catch fire.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed against Johnson Health Tech Co. in light of allegations that two of the company's popular elliptical trainers can catch fire unexpectedly.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of customers who purchased the Power Pressure Cooker XL. Reports have surfaced that a possible defect in the pressure cookers can cause the food inside the cooker to explode.
Consumers who developed severe acne, abnormal hair growth or other skin problems after using Mario Badescu's Healing Cream and Control Cream products may be able to file lawsuits.
During the 1900s, many asbestos companies knew the dangers of the mineral, but neglected to inform their employees or the public. Decades later, former asbestos company workers are developing deadly diseases, such as mesothelioma.
Lawsuits have been filed alleging that the popular herbicide Roundup can cause cancer – and that the manufacturer didn't do enough to warn people about the risk. In light of these allegations, attorneys working with ClassAction.org are speaking with farm and agricultural workers who used Roundup.
When a business which offers company stock as an investment option for 401(k) and retirement plans files for bankruptcy, they have certain obligations under ERISA to protect their employees' plans.
If you had to undergo a background check and didn't get the job or apartment you were looking for because of it, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the company that ran the report or the company you applied to for work.
If you work in California and you're required to use your own phone or tablet for work, you may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit.
If you are a union retiree, you may be able to join a class action lawsuit against your former employer. Lawsuits have been filed alleging some companies and unions are renegotiating contracts in such a way that active employees' benefits are kept the same, but coverage for retirees is reduced.
Are you paid a fixed weekly salary, regardless of the number of hours worked? According to one Pennsylvania judge, these employees should be paid time-and-a-half, rather than half-time or "Chinese overtime" for hours worked over 40 in a single week.
Some employers intentionally misclassify workers to avoid paying overtime. When an employee is wrongfully placed into an exempt category, they become ineligible for overtime. Intentionally misclassifying employees is illegal and unethical.
Most employees are eligible for overtime pay. If an eligible employee does not receive time-and-a-half pay for hours worked over 40, they may qualify for a lawsuit to recover unpaid wages.
It is illegal for employers to force waiters, waitresses, bartenders and other service employees to share their tips with non-tipped employees.
Several lawsuits have been filed on behalf of students and other young workers who were hired as "unpaid interns" in lieu of paid employees.
If you had to pay for your uniform, you may be able to start a class action lawsuit and get your money back.
If you live in California and you've worked more than six days in a row without extra pay, you may be able to start a class action lawsuit. CVS has already paid out $7.4 million to 1,600 pharmacists who said they didn't get overtime for their 7th consecutive workday.
A number of companies have been sued in California for failing to provide their workers with accurate wage statements. The lawsuits claim the paystubs were missing important information – such as the total number of hours worked and hourly pay rates – and that this violates state labor law.
If you feel you're performing the same work as your male counterparts but are getting paid less, you may be able to take legal action. Despite strict requirements from the decades-old Equal Pay Act (EPA), some companies are still refusing to pay their female employees fairly.
If you travel between jobsites for work and you're not being paid for this time, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. A number of companies have been hit with lawsuits alleging that they're cheating employees out of pay – and overtime wages – by failing to compensate their workers for drive time.
If you've been misclassified from exempt to non-exempt, it's possible that you may have been cheated out of overtime wages for the past few years. Thousands of employees are receiving letters or otherwise being notified that they're being reclassified from exempt to non-exempt.
A number of lawsuits have been filed on behalf of employees who worked off the clock – and didn't get paid for it. Generally, under wage and hour law, all time spent working must be paid, even if that work is being performed before an employee's shift starts or after it ends.
A number of companies in California have been sued for failing to follow work break laws. The lawsuits have accused employers of failing to properly pay employees who worked through their meal periods and failing to provide breaks altogether.
Dozens of class action lawsuits have been filed by independent contractors who say they're actually employees under the law.
Concerns are surfacing that employees who are paid using payroll debit cards are being unfairly cheated out of their wages, and the required minimum wage for hours worked.
California labor law prohibits employers from taking away earned but unused vacation days, therefore making use-it-or-lose-it vacation policies illegal.
Lawsuits are being filed on behalf of employees who say their overtime pay rates aren't being calculated properly and that they're missing out on wages as a result. They claim their employers are leaving out additional forms of compensation, such as bonuses, when calculating their regular pay rates.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are speaking to people who were fired because of their disabilities and helping them file lawsuits against their former employers. Over the past several years, the EEOC has recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for employees who were wrongfully terminated.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are speaking with women who suspect they were fired because they were pregnant. They believe they can help these women get their jobs back and/or collect money for the wages they lost after being terminated.
Under federal law, it is illegal for companies with 20 or more workers to fire employees 40 and older simply because of their age. Despite these regulations, the EEOC still receives thousands of complaints each year from workers who believe they were terminated because of their age.
If you think you were fired for being gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender, you may be able to file a lawsuit for wrongful termination. Despite legal protections, the EEOC continues to receive hundreds of complaints from employees who were wrongfully terminated because of their sexual orientation.
If you were fired or forced to quit your job because of your religion, you may be able to file a lawsuit against your employer. Despite federal laws protecting against religious discrimination, attorneys working with ClassAction.org continue to receive complaints from workers who were fired.
If you were fired for your race or national origin, you may be able to file a lawsuit to recover the wages you lost while out of work – and even get your job back. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are now talking to workers who suspect they were wrongfully terminated.
If you suspect you were fired because of your gender, you may be able to file a lawsuit against your former employer. Despite federal protections, lawsuits continue to be filed on behalf of women, transgender employees and others who believe they were fired because of their sex.
Workers who were fired or forced to quit after experiencing sexual harassment on the job may be able to file lawsuits against their former employers. Over the past decade, both women and men have recovered thousands in lost wages, medical bills and mental anguish from their former employers.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to hear from anyone who believes they were fired after speaking up at work about discrimination, safety problems, underpayment or any other illegal activity. They are offering to speak to these employees at no cost to help determine if they can file suit.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are speaking with workers who took leave under the Family Medical Leave Act and were fired because of it. They have reason to believe that some employers are continuing to fire workers who take FMLA leave despite federal laws that prohibit them from doing so.
If you were fired for asserting your workplace rights, you may be able to sue your former employer. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are now speaking with employees who were terminated after complaining about workplace violations or participating in lawsuits or formal investigations.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed on behalf of employees who are required to be "on call" for work. Lawsuits have been filed against retailers who make their employees clear their personal personal schedules for "on call" shifts.
ClassAction.org wants to speak with current and former ExpressJet flight attendants. We have reason to believe the airline may be breaking federal and state laws by only paying its flight attendants for "block time."
Oil and gas employees who are paid on a day rate basis and do not receive overtime pay when working more than 40 hours a week may be able to file a claim for up to three years of unpaid overtime.
If you're a home delivery or courier van driver who wasn't paid overtime, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. There's a provision of federal labor law that basically says if you're driving a vehicle for work that's less than 10,000 pounds, you should be getting overtime.
Over Easy Management, a franchisee of more than a dozen Huddle House locations throughout Tennessee, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, is currently facing a number of class action lawsuits over unpaid wages.
Most escrow closers and escrow officers are entitled to overtime pay when working more than 40 hours in a single week. However, some employers in the title insurance industry have allegedly adopted a practice of misclassifying these employees as "exempt" to avoid paying overtime to these workers.
Zodiac Cabin Controls, a sector of Zodiac Aerospace, has been sued for allegedly violating California labor laws. According to the lawsuit, the company failed to pay proper overtime wages and didn't give its employees required meal and rest breaks.
Attorneys are interested in hearing from individuals who worked as assistant manager at Qdoba restaurants, as part of an investigation into unpaid overtime wages.
ClassAction.org is investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed on behalf of auto insurance adjusters who use Colossus or ClaimIQ and weren't paid overtime. We have reason to believe some insurance companies may have misclassified these workers as "exempt" from overtime pay.
A number of class action lawsuits have been filed alleging that certain companies are illegally denying tech support workers overtime pay by misclassifying them as exempt from federal overtime requirements. Hewlett-Packard, Wells Fargo and IBM are just a few of the companies to be targeted over the
ClassAction.org is investigating whether real estate appraisers who weren't paid overtime can start a class action lawsuit. We have reason to believe a number of companies have misclassified their staff appraisers as "exempt" from overtime pay.
If you work in the hospitality industry as a waiter, bartender or other food service employee, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. We have reason to believe some hotels, banquet halls and resorts may be ripping off their workers by pocketing service charges.
Allegations have surfaced that some Pizza Hut franchise owners may be cheating their servers out of wages by not "making up the difference" when their employees' tips and hourly pay do not meet at least the minimum wage.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating the pay practices of public and school transportation companies across the country. They have reason to believe that some companies may not be paying their bus drivers for pre- and post-shift work.
ClassAction.org wants to hear from current and former ramp agents for Skywest Airlines to learn more about the company's pay practices. We have reason to suspect the airline may be breaking federal law when it comes to paying overtime.
Strippers across the country are filing class action lawsuits alleging that they are employees – not independent contractors – and should be receiving hourly wages in addition to their tips.
If you work or have worked as a financial advisor trainee and you weren't paid overtime, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. Allegations have surfaced that some banks are misclassifying these employees.
Truck and delivery drivers are suing the companies they work for claiming that they're employees – not independent contractors – and entitled to overtime and minimum wage pay.
Lawsuits are now being filed on behalf of police officers who allege that they did not receive proper overtime wages.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether travel nurses are getting paid properly for their overtime hours. They have reason to believe some hospitals may be shortchanging nurses on their pay and are trying to figure out whether class action lawsuits can be filed.
New York life insurance companies may be misallocating funds, breaking the law and putting consumers at risk in the process. Policyholders may be able to get their money back for premiums paid out over the past three years.
If you purchased an Indexed Universal life insurance policy, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. We have reason to believe that some companies, including AXA Equitable and Pacific Life, may have used misleading financial return illustrations when selling their permanent life insurance policies.
ClassAction.org wants to hear from anyone who submitted a claim to their homeowners' insurance and received a "loss draft" check following a fire, flood, hurricane or other catastrophic event. We have reason to believe some banks are docking homeowners' loss draft checks for inspection fees.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a lawsuit can be filed on behalf of investors who own one or more funds through Charles Schwab's "Intelligent Portfolios" program.
If you own a "Lifetime" target date fund through Great-West Funds, you may be able to help get a lawsuit started against the investment company. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have reason to believe that Great-West is charging excessive fees in connection with its "Lifetime" funds.
Allegations have surfaced that some investment companies are charging excessive fees and providing no useful services to their investors in return. In light of these claims, attorneys working with ClassAction.org are looking to talk to anyone who owns any of the S&P 500 funds listed here.
If you own a "guaranteed account" – a type of investment sold through your retirement plan – attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with you. Allegations have surfaced that some investment companies may be charging secret, excessive fees in connection with these accounts.
Reports have surfaced that some life insurance companies are engaging in secretive transactions – often through shell and offshore companies – to manipulate the appearance of their financial health to the public. Attorneys are now looking into whether class action lawsuits can be filed.
If you placed a loved one in a continuing care retirement community and had to transfer him or her to assisted living or skilled nursing care, it's possible that you may have paid more than you should have.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a handful of companies and their 401(k) providers have breached the fiduciary duty owed to employees who put money in their 401(k) plans.
If you had a problem with your credit report, attorneys working with ClassAction.org may be able to help. They're offering to review people's credit reports, free of charge, to help determine whether the company that ran or ordered the report broke the law.
If you submitted a claim to your insurance company following a fire, storm or other unexpected event, it's possible that you may have been ripped off. Allegations have surfaced that some insurance companies are deducting more than they should from policyholders' claims.
Property owners who experienced problems with James Hardie fiber cement siding may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to recover compensation for repair costs and other damages
A class action lawsuit has been filed against NIBCO claiming that the manufacturer's cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) plumbing tubes are defective and fail earlier than expected.
The solar industry is reportedly facing a quality crisis, potentially paving the way for a new wave of class actions lawsuits over defective solar panels.
Class action lawsuits have been filed against TAMKO over the company's "Heritage" fiberglass roofing shingles. The suits allege that the shingles are "plagued by design flaws" that result in cracking, curling, deterioration, blistering, degranulation and other problems.
Attorneys are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed against manufacturers of under-sink water filters. The attorneys have reason to believe that water filters produced by several leading companies are defectively designed.
Attorneys are investigating whether class action lawsuits could be filed against supply line manufacturers that used sub-standard or defective materials in constructing their products.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether lawsuits can be filed against some of the country's leading toilet fill valve manufacturers, including Fluidmaster. They have reason to believe that some companies' fill valves may be defective.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have opened an investigation into cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) piping. They have reason to believe a number of major manufacturers can be sued for selling defective products in light of a growing number of complaints that the tubing and fittings can crack.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to hear from commercial property managers, engineers and others who own or operate properties on which Victaulic's 608 butterfly valves have been installed. They're investigating whether the valves suffer from a manufacturing and/or design defect.
Consumers who own a Bosch dishwasher that caught fire may be able to sue the manufacturer and recover compensation for damages.
Attorneys are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed against Whirlpool, Kenmore and other leading manufacturers over their bottom-freezer refrigerators.
Attorneys have reason to believe that certain clothes dryers on the market suffer from a design defect that poses a serious fire hazard.
Allegations have surfaced that certain refrigerators were sold with a defect that can result in leaks, spoiled food and broken icemakers.
Consumers who experienced problems with their dishwashers may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to recover financial compensation.
It has been alleged that certain Electrolux washers contain a defect which cause the machines to overflow.
It has been alleged that certain General Electric (GE) washing machines contain a defect which causes them to overflow intermittently.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have started an investigation into Kenmore ovens sold by Sears. They have reason to believe that some of the ovens may contain a design and/or manufacturing defect that causes them to catch on fire.
If you own a 2011 - 2015 Kia vehicle and your sunroof spontaneously exploded or burst, you may be able to participate in a lawsuit against the car manufacturer.
Consumers who purchased a Sears Craftsman lawnmower which caught fire may have legal recourse to seek compensation for property loss and any other resulting damages.
Attorneys have received inside information that a possible defect in certain Troy-Bilt pressure washers is causing the machines to stall or lose pressure during use.
Reports have surfaced that several leading brands of gas and electric water heaters are defective and may leak, catch fire or otherwise fail.
Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of individuals whose washing machine hoses leaked and caused water damage to their properties.
Nissan is facing a class action lawsuit that alleges the continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) in its 2013 and 2014 Pathfinders are dangerous and defective.
ClassAction.org wants to hear from anyone whose panoramic sunroof spontaneously exploded or shattered for no reason. We have reason to believe that exploding sunroofs are an industry-wide problem and want to help consumers take action.
If your Samsung washing machine leaked, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. The attorneys we work with sent us inside information that suggests a design defect in the machines is causing them to leak from the bottom.
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that a defect in the tire pressure monitoring systems in 2008-2011 Chrysler and Dodge minivans can cause the tires to release air without warning.
Volkswagen has been hit with a number of class action lawsuits alleging that the company duped consumers by selling "environmentally friendly" diesel engine cars that, according to reports, emit up to 40 times the permitted level of nitrogen oxide.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of Hyundai owners who experienced problems with the paint on their cars. They've read through dozens of complaints from Hyundai owners who say the paint "bubbled" or peeled off their cars.
Attorneys are investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of owners and lessees of 2010 – 2015 Ford Explorers.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee owners who had their vehicles roll away unexpectedly. Dozens of complaints have surfaced that the cars can roll away after being put in park.
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