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Federal Judge Pauses Tens of Thousands of Cancer Lawsuits as J&J Attempts Settlement Through ‘Texas Two Step’ Bankruptcy

J&J 'Texas Two Step' Bankruptcy

Federal Judge Pauses Tens of Thousands of Cancer Lawsuits as J&J Attempts Settlement Through ‘Texas Two Step’ Bankruptcy

A federal bankruptcy judge has again halted lawsuits filed by tens of thousands of cancer victims as part of Johnson & Johnson’s latest attempt to use bankruptcy laws to settle its growing litigation liabilities.

In January 2023, Third Circuit judges dismissed J&J’s first “Texas two-step” Chapter 11 filing, allowing plaintiffs suffering from ovarian cancer, mesothelioma...

$3 Million Verdict for Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Upheld

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict

$3 Million Verdict for Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Upheld

The Fourth Circuit Upheld a $3.27 Million Verdict Issued Against Johnson & Johnson’s Subsidiary, Ethicon Inc., for its Defective Transvaginal Mesh

A $3.27 million verdict was upheld by the Fourth Circuit for a woman who suffered pain from a defective transvaginal pelvic mesh implant. In 2012, the woman sued Ethicon Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for its use of a...

Johnson & Johnson Back in Court for Defective Mesh Device

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Johnson & Johnson Back in Court for Defective Mesh Device

Johnson & Johnson’s Defective Transvaginal Mesh Products are, for the Fifth Time, the Subject of a Trial in Philadelphia

Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Ethicon Inc., is back in court in Philadelphia for the fifth time for its defective transvaginal mesh products. A woman who was implanted with pelvic mesh to treat her incontinence in July of 2010 is suing Ethicon over the...

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Twelve congressional members have asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct an investigation concerning the laparoscopic power morcellator — a device used in gynecologic surgeries that can spread undetected cancer cells throughout the body. A bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to the GAO, criticizing the Food & Drug Administration for being lax in its decision...

Power Morcellator Lawsuit Settles

Power Morcellator Lawsuit Settles

Lina Medical ApS has settled a power morcellator lawsuit filed against the medical device maker in federal court in Pennsylvania. The amount of the settlement is confidential. It was expected that this would be the first power morcellator lawsuit to reach trial.

Lina Medical Settles Power Morcellator Lawsuit Involving Death of 53-Year-Old Woman

Scott Burkhart filed suit in March 2014...

F.B.I. Investigates Power Morcellator Injuries

F.B.I. Investigates Power Morcellator Injuries

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) reportedly has launched an investigation into whether laws were broken by medical device manufacturers of the power morcellator device. Used in gynecologic surgery to perform hysterectomies and remove fibroid tumors, the power morcellator unfortunately has caused the spread of undetected cancers in many women.

F.B.I. Looking Into Whether...

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