Recent advertising figures indicate the makers of the heartburn drug Zantac and its generic equivalents will soon be facing an onslaught of lawsuits, as personal injury lawyers have begun the process of rounding up clients.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Navy has won a key victory in Pennsylvania as a judge recently dismissed a lawsuit over the ubiquitous chemicals known as PFAS after finding they weren’t defined as “hazardous” under the state’s toxic waste statute.
PHILADELPHIA - On Oct. 4, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a lawsuit filed by Sherwin-Williams against the County of Delaware and related parties. Sherwin Williams requested a declaration that threats of a lawsuit against it violate a number of the paint company’s constitutional rights.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As a federal agency considers whether lawyers are illegally frightening potential clients who see their television commercials, research shows drugs like Invokana and Truvada are among the most popular subjects of lawyer spending.
HARRISBURG – An appeals court ruled that a group of Pennsylvania gun owners have standing to challenge the legality of three out of five City of Harrisburg ordinances that regulate the use, possession, ownership and transference of firearms, as they pursue their litigation against the city, mayor and police chief.
Irish real estate magnate Garrett Kelleher is on tilt in Philadelphia – and not at SugarHouse’s poker room. With millions in the pot, he’s holding 2-7 off-suit and going heads-up with a federal judge with pocket aces.
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.
HARRISBURG – According to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, it will not hear an appeal of the first Risperdal case to be decided in the hands of a Philadelphia jury and its $2.5 million verdict for the plaintiff will stand.