$650 Million Settlement Reached in MDL Pradaxa Mass Tort Claim

Starting in 2012, cases concerning anticoagulant Pradaxa sprang up rapidly at state and federal levels. Plaintiffs alleged manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH did not provide medical professionals and patients with sufficient information about major risks, such as excessive bleeding from mild trauma and no antidote to hemorrhaging. As of December 2013, 1,963 lawsuits had been…

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Low Testosterone Lawsuit Update: New Side Effects, More Research, MDL Consolidation

Lawsuits concerning low-testosterone supplements have accelerated over the past two months, with more developments surfacing since then. Back in April, a press release from UNT Health Science Center revealed that not only are the supplements like AndroGel associated with increased cardiovascular risks, but they’re also correlated with brain cell damages in certain races. Researchers found…

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New Study Confirms Autism SSRI Link

Although SSRIs assist in improving depressive symptoms, they’re associated with a wide range of side effects, including several birth defects. Past studies have found a link between autism and SSRI exposure in the womb, with another recently finding a similar correlation. Published in Pediatrics on April 14, the study revealed that boys with autism are…

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Chevrolet Cobalt, Other GM Cars Recalled Over Ignition Defects

Trantolo & Trantolo’s team of lawyers represents plaintiffs in a wide range of personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents and product liability. A recent recall from General Motors falls within both fields. Announced nearly two weeks ago, GM recalled the Chevy Cobalt and other vehicles from its line over defective ignition switches. Although the…

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Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Division Throws Out Crucial Records for Consolidated Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

This content is for informational purposes only Trantolo & Trantolo is not currently accepting cases for this lawsuit. Please check in the future for any updates.   More than 30,000 consolidated lawsuits concerning transvaginal mesh implants are headed toward a national trial in Charleston, West Virginia, by February. However, with less than two months to…

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