There have been sexual misconduct and assaults at Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) programs for many years, including numerous young victims. A report finds fault due to poor hiring and improper oversight practices.
Talc is an ingredient in common household hygiene products like Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and is linked to ovarian cancer. If you used this product and have ovarian cancer, please reach out to us for a free consultation.
Paraquat is a highly toxic herbicide used to control weeds in many farming and commercial groundskeeping settings - and is unfortunately linked to causing Parkinson's disease among its many users.
Women are filing claims about their Paragard intrauterine devices (IUD), as many doctors report they break apart inside women during removal - causing chronic abdominal pain, infections, pelvic inflammation and infertility.
Breast reconstruction or enhancement performed with a type of surgical mesh made by SERI, sometimes called SERI Surgical Scaffolding, a sling or hammock, may cause "red breast" or other complications such as severe infections
Certain textured breast implants and tissue expanders made by Allergan are linked to a rare cancer. The FDA requested a recall by the manufacturer due to the belief they may cause significant patient harm, including death.
Millions of CPAP, BiPAP and ventilator machines made by Philips have been recalled due to potential carcinogenic and toxic chemicals believed to cause cancer or other ailments are released in the users' devices.
Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) is a disease that is often caused by feeding milk-based formula, such as Enfamil and Similac, to premature babies. Complications from NEC can lead to death.
Zantac (and the generic ranitidine) is linked to several types of cancers. The active ingredient formerly used in the heartburn and acid reflux medicine was found to contain NDMA, which is classified as a probable human carcinogen.
Though the deadline for filing a claim has passed, we are currently working with victims and the courts to develop a plan to compensate survivors of sexual assault.
The maker of Essure, Bayer, is settling legal claims from women who sustained injuries from their birth control devices, though the company admits to no wrongdoing.
Johnson & Johnson will reportedly pay $100 million to settle more than 1,000 lawsuits that allege its talc-based baby powder causes cancer.
In 1993, Mentor offered $24 million to settle 1,000 lawsuits. Though they did not admit wrongdoing, the silicone breast implant manufacturer settled their cases.
In 2017, Endo International says it reached agreements and will pay $775 million to settle approximately 22,000 claims filed by women who say they were injured from the company’s transvaginal mesh.
A $7.1 million dollar verdict against 3M Company has been awarded to three Army Veterans after a federal jury in Pensacola, Florida ruled that the corporation failed to warn about flaws in the earplugs they sold.