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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.
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.
Crestor may put users at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, as well as heart attacks, a health problem the drug aims to prevent by decreasing cholesterol.
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.
Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of patients who took the anticoagulant Eliquis and suffered serious or fatal bleeding complications.
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.
Attorneys across the country are investigating whether lawsuits can be filed against Janssen Pharmaceuticals over its Type 2 diabetes drug Invokana and its link to ketoacidosis.
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.
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.
The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) provides compensation to individuals who have suffered an acute adverse reaction to a vaccine resulting in permanent injury.
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.
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.
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.
The Artelon CMC Spacer has reportedly been linked to a number of issues including inflammation, shooting or burning pain, bone loss, and misshapen thumb, which may require a revision surgery.
The Biomet M2a-Magnum has been linked to a number of side effects including pain, metal poisoning and popping noises.
The da Vinci surgical robot has been linked to serious complications, including organ lacerations, burns and death.
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.
Attorneys 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.
Mirena intrauterine contraceptive devices have been linked to perforation of the uterus, which can lead to other complications including organ damage, infection and intestinal puncture.
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.
All lots of the Ti Synex II Vertebral Body Replacement have been recalled after patients complained of increased pain, spinal compression fracture and neural injury.
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 Wright Conserve hip replacement has been linked to metallosis and other side effects associated with metal-on-metal hip implants.
Patients implanted with the Durom Cup Hip Socket experience severe pain after surgery, often leaving them more immobile than before the procedure.
The Zimmer NexGen CR-Flex Knee Replacement has been linked to an early failure rate. As a result, surgeons have requested a Zimmer knee implant recall.
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.
Certain banks and mortgage lenders have allegedly been trying to reap profits from struggling consumers by marking up fees charged for default-related services after a borrower defaults on their mortgage loan or has their account classified as delinquent.
Attorneys are investigating whether customers who purchased jewelry, accessories and other items from the Liquidation Channel may be able to file a class action lawsuit against the home shopping program.
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that MonaVie advertised several of its "super juices" as being able to improve high cholesterol, among other medical conditions, and even claimed some of its beverages had anti-aging properties.
If you bought resold tickets for Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, One Direction or Taylor Swift through StubHub.com or any other online secondary market, you may have been ripped off.
Robocalls to cellphones and landlines are generally prohibited unless the consumer has provided their express consent to receive these automatic dialer, pre-recorded calls.
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.
If you have a private student loan serviced by Sallie Mae or Navient and have been charged a 5% late fee for missing a payment, contact us.
A class action has been filed in Arkansas alleging that Walmart and Sam's Club overcharge for prescription glasses, eye exams and other goods and services by pocketing vision insurance benefits that should be reimbursed to customers.
It is believed that certain portable butane stoves or ranges, also known as camping stoves, pose a fire hazard.
Attorneys are investigating whether a lawsuit can be filed against HP for selling laptops with defective hinges.
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.
Attorneys are investigating potential class action lawsuits over defective surge protectors, which may overheat, smoke, melt, and catch fire.
Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of individuals who has been regularly exposed to artificial turf and have been diagnosed with cancer.
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.
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.
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.
Employees and job applicants who were terminated or denied employment as a result of a background check may be eligible for a background check lawsuit if their employer or potential employer violated federal law when conducting the criminal background search.
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.
A number of lawsuits have alleged that employment credit checks discriminate against minorities, including African Americans and Latinos.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Insomniac Entertainment and Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. alleging that wages were illegally withheld from "volunteers" of the companies' electronic music festivals.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to speak to current and former Jimmy John's employees to determine whether a class action can be filed against the company over its uniform policy.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Workers who are paid on a piece rate basis may be able to seek compensation following allegations that employers are practicing illegal "pay averaging" schemes.
Attorneys are interested in hearing from individuals who worked as assistant manager at Qdoba restaurants, as part of an investigation into unpaid overtime wages.
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
Weatherford International, LLC is facing a class and collective action alleging that some employees were not properly paid overtime wages.
It is illegal for employers to force waiters, waitresses, bartenders and other service employees to share their tips with non-tipped employees.
A class action has been filed against Skywest Airlines alleging that the airliner cheats its flight attendants out of proper pay by only paying them for block time - the time between the opening and closing of the cabin door.
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.
Attorneys have reason to believe that Chipotle may be breaking the law when it deducts the cost of uniforms from employees' paychecks.
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.
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 had to pay for your uniform, you may be able to start a class action lawsuit and get your money back.
Allegations have surfaced that certain banks may be charging their borrowers for unnecessary and unauthorized collateral protection insurance, which is designed to protect lenders in the event that the borrower fails to obtain auto insurance or allows their insurance to lapse.
Attorneys are investigating whether Monumental and Transamerica Life Insurance Company are wrongfully denying valid claims for benefits under their accidental death policies.
The 400 Series Tilt Wash vinyl clad windows sold by Andersen Windows allegedly contain a defect which allows moisture to invade the structure and results in mold growth, decay, rotting and deterioration.
It has been alleged that Atlas Chalet roof shingles are defective, as they are prone to premature cracking, blistering and failure.
Attorneys are investigating claims that certain windows manufactured by Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. are defective and can leak, rot, crack, warp or otherwise fail to keep water and air out of customers' properties.
It has been alleged that GAF CrossTimbers decking can crack, warp, buckle and grow mold due to a defect that allows water to seep into the boards.
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
Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of property owners experiencing problems with their Lincoln wood clad windows. It is believed that these windows may be prone to moisture intrusion, which may cause the windows to deteriorate and leak.
If you bought Tescun laminate flooring from Lowe's, you may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit against the company. Reports have surfaced that the store's Chinese-made laminate flooring contains toxic levels of formaldehyde, a chemical that can cause serious health problems with
Homeowners who have installed Maibec cedar shingles on their property have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the shingles are defective.
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.
It has been alleged that certain roofing shingles manufactured by Owens Corning have a defect which causes them to deteriorate prematurely.
A number of class action lawsuits have been filed against Pella Corporation alleging that the company's Architect and Designer Series windows are defective and allow water to penetrate.
Portico decking products are allegedly defective and allow for the growth of mold or mildew, which manifests as dark spots throughout the surface of the boards.
It has been alleged that Shamrock Building Materials, Inc. and White Mountain Roofing Materials, LLC, the distributor and manufacturer of Limerick 30 asphalt shingles, sold defective roofing shingles that can crack or fail to properly seal.
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 interested in hearing from property owners who experienced problems with their TimberTech decking.
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.
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.
According to a class action lawsuit, Pinnacle windows manufactured by Windsor Windows and Doors contain a defect that allows water to penetrate the windows' seals.
Attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed over CertainTeed's fiberglass Independence shingles in light of claims that the product is defective.
Attorneys would like to hear from property owners who are experiencing problems with JELD-WEN windows.
Attorneys are investigating reports that a number of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) contain defective evaporator coils.
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.
Consumers who experienced an unexpected vibration, known as the "death wobble," when operating their Dodge Rams may be entitled to compensation.
It has been alleged that certain Electrolux washers contain a defect which cause the machines to overflow.
Attorneys are investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of owners and lessees of 2011 – 2015 Ford Explorers.
Certain General Electric microwaves may pose a fire hazard, even when not in use. Has your microwave oven caught fire?
Allegedly, certain General Electric (GE) refrigerators were sold with a defect which can cause cause the refrigerator to stop operating and poses a fire risk.
It has been alleged that certain General Electric (GE) washing machines contain a defect which causes them to overflow intermittently.
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that Goodman Manufacturing designed and sold defective air conditioners and other heating and cooling products.
It has been alleged that certain Kenmore ovens pose a fire hazard, with several consumers reporting that their ranges have caught fire, causing property damage.
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.
Attorneys are investigating potential class action lawsuits on behalf of drivers who had to replace or repair melted dashboards in their vehicles.
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.
Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of consumers who had their windshields replaced.
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