As we move into 2021, it is helpful to assess the current state of mass torts and class action and think about how these matters may develop over the course of the year. Despite the impact of the COVID pandemic, some matters are picking up momentum, some long-standing cases are heading toward settlement and new … Continue reading “Mass Tort and Class Action Outlook for 2021”
On Tuesday, December 15th the JPML sent all Elmiron cases to be tried in New Jersey by U.S. Judge Brian R. Martinotti. The judge had been handling Elmiron lawsuits and had already set up processes resembling those typically followed in MDLs. Because those efforts were already far along and with a majority of the plaintiffs … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Elmiron MDL Sent to New Jersey”
On Monday, July 20, a California appellate court upheld a jury’s finding in 2018 that Monsanto’s popular weed killer, Roundup, was responsible for causing plaintiff DeWayne Johnson’s cancer. Appearing before a three-judge Court of Appeals panel, Monsanto, a subsidiary of Bayer AG, argued that the plaintiff had failed to prove either liability or causation; they … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Court Rules in Monsanto Appeal”
Elmiron [Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium (PPS)] is a drug developed in 1996 by Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals to treat interstitial cystitis, bladder pain and osteoarthritis. The drug has been linked to serious eye injuries including pigmentary and retinal maculopathy and macular degeneration. Interstitial cystitis is a disease that causes severe bladder pain and urinary … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Elmiron Linked to Serious Eye Injuries”
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