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New District Judge Selected to Lead Ozempic MDL

New District Judge Selected to Lead Ozempic MDL

On June 6, U.S. District Judge Karen S. Marston of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania was selected by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to assume responsibility for the litigation involving Ozempic and other similar drugs following the sudden...

Status Update on J&J’s Proposed Third Bankruptcy Filing

Status Update on J&J’s Proposed Third Bankruptcy Filing

The ongoing saga of pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson’s third attempt to file for bankruptcy and resolve over 61,000 lawsuits involving its talc products has escalated into a battle between two factions of law firms representing women who allege that they...

Roundup Verdict Drastically Reduced by Philadelphia Judge

Roundup Verdict Drastically Reduced by Philadelphia Judge

  A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge has reduced the $2.25 billion verdict against Monsanto to $404 million after the weed killer manufacturer argued the award was constitutionally excessive. In her order, Judge Susan I. Schulman threw out the initial...

Attorneys Appointed to Lead the Baby Food Contamination MDL

Attorneys Appointed to Lead the Baby Food Contamination MDL

U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, Jacqueline Scott Corley, has appointed a number of attorneys to serve in leadership positions in the multidistrict litigation involving baby food and its alleged connection to the development of autism...