SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if officials at Johnson & Johnson allegedly injured women with pelvic mesh devices to realize profits, on Wednesday J&J attorneys, through a fact witness, again hammered away at their contention that mesh has done far more good than bad.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson allegedly marketed pelvic mesh devices in a fraudulent manner harming women, an expert witness for J&J on Tuesday said the benefits to women of the devices far outweighed the risks of major complications that he said were a low percentage of cases.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson officials allegedly caused women pelvic injuries knowing its prolapse mesh devices were harmful, officials of the company in a taped deposition testimony on Monday said there were risks with the devices but the benefits outweighed them.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles-based commercial litigator says that last month's California Supreme Court ruling that helps class action lawyers get their classes certified is consistent with how federal courts handle the same issue.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson harmed women by allegedly knowingly selling injury-causing pelvic mesh devices, its lawyers on Thursday attempted to use the past statements of an expert witness for the California Attorney General’s Office to portray her as hostile to the medical device industry.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson allegedly sold pelvic mesh devices knowing they were dangerous, a witness for the California Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday testified the industry alters study findings to influence doctors to purchase and use the mesh.
SAN DIEGO – A former Ethicon sales rep said on Tuesday in a deposition tape played for the court in a trial to determine if the company sold pelvic mesh devices allegedly knowing they could case injury that warnings of possible serious long-term inflammation from the devices were not routinely discussed.
SAN DIEGO – Attorneys for the state of California and those defending Johnson & Johnson accused each other on Monday of misusing studies in a trial to determine if the company sold pelvic mesh devices allegedly knowing they were harming women.
ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Bayer will not comment on "rumors and speculation," the company said following a report that it has proposed a multibillion-dollar global settlement over claims that the use of its weedkiller causes cancer.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its plan to stop false labeling and provide accurate risk information to consumers regarding the chemical glyphosate, most commonly known as the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson profited from selling vaginal mesh devices it allegedly knew caused women injuries, a top medical officer for Ethicon tasked with insuring the safety of the devices on Thursday said the normal scarring that results from an implant is what makes it work.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson sold pelvic mesh implants allegedly knowing they could harm women, state attorneys on Wednesday attempted to get a top company official to admit that risk warnings on the products had been lacking.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson sold pelvic mesh implant devices allegedly knowing they would cause harm to women, an accountant assigned by state attorneys to look at Ethicon’s business model said the company made a priority of treating health care providers to meals.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson harmed women by selling pelvic mesh devices it allegedly knew were dangerous, a former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner told a court on Monday the FDA approval process was based on whether a product raised new safety issues.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson injured women by selling pelvic mesh devices the company allegedly knew were dangerous for profit, a pathologist on Thursday said the mesh can distort once it’s implanted and such devices can also migrate in the body.
LOS ANGELES – Two judges in California this month drastically reduced punitive damages awarded in cases involving Bayer's Roundup product, raising questions about whether juries are properly equipped to determine what constitutes an appropriate punishment in these types of civil cases.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson officials sold vaginal mesh implant kits to doctors to make profits knowing the devices were harming women, a complaint reviewer on Wednesday said some sling patients had felt misled about the risks.
MOUNTAIN VIEW – A state judge has ruled that Google must face a lawsuit over allegations that the tech giant discriminates against conservative and male job applicants, an accusation that was first brought forth by former employee James Damore, the author of 2017’s controversial “Google memo.”
SAN FRANCISCO – Monsanto this week filed a combined reply brief and cross-respondent’s brief in the Dewayne Johnson cancer case against its Roundup weed killer in the Court of Appeal of the State of California, First Appellate District, Division One.