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Image of a Bayer office representing the Roundup weedkiller cancer lawsuits.

Bayer Hit With $1.5 Billion Roundup Weedkiller Verdict

MedTruth Editors · November 30, 2023

This marks the fourth consecutive Roundup trial loss for Bayer in litigation that alleges the weedkiller causes cancer.

Legal Developments
Herbicide warning representing glyphosate cancer warning labels.

California Can’t Require Glyphosate Cancer Warning Labels, Court Rules

MedTruth Editors · November 29, 2023

The panel asserted that California can only mandate commercial speech if it satisfies the requirements of intermediate scrutiny.

Rite Aid pharmacy building representing the Rite Aid opioid bankruptcy proceedings.

Rite Aid Opioid Bankruptcy Contested by DOJ

MedTruth Editors · November 28, 2023

Rite Aid claims that the DOJ’s request could irrevocably cripple the company and prevent it from restructuring successfully.

Legal Developments
Los Angeles city skyline representing LA county filing a lawsuit against J&J for its talcum powder products causing ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.

Talc Lawsuit Filed Against J&J by LA County

MedTruth Editors · November 22, 2023

Los Angeles County is filing claims against J&J for the talcum products that allegedly led to residents’ health complications, including ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.

Legal Developments
Lawyers discussing trial representing the Bayer Roundup verdict under question because of a judge's feedback to the jury.

Bayer Accuses Judge of Misconduct in $175 Million Roundup Verdict

MedTruth Editors · November 21, 2023

Bayer has filed a motion to have a decision overturned because the trial judge improperly provided feedback to a Pennsylvania state court jury.

Legal Developments
Doctor talking to overweight patient representing the new weight management drug approved by the FDA.

FDA Approves Weight Management Drug Amid Ozempic Lawsuits

MedTruth Editors · November 20, 2023

Zepbound, a drug for weight-related health conditions, helps regulate blood sugar by slowing the rate at which the stomach empties and suppressing appetite.

FDA Regulation
Woman taking diabetes drug representing the Eli Lilly Mounjaro lawsuit.

Eli Lilly Seeks Diabetes Drug Lawsuit Dismissal

MedTruth Editors · November 17, 2023

A woman claims she developed severe stomach issues from a diabetes drug and that there should have been a warning about the risk of those side effects.

Person shaking pills out of a pill bottle representing the Suboxone antritrust suit settled by Indivior.

Suboxone Monopoly Suit Settled by Indivior

MedTruth Editors · November 16, 2023

According to the lawsuit, Indivior undertook a series of actions that ensured that the company could maintain a monopoly of their drug Suboxone.

A man gardening representing Bayer losing third consecutive Roundup trial in a $330 million verdict.

$330 Million Roundup Verdict Awarded in Latest Bayer Defeat

MedTruth Editors · November 15, 2023

After winning at trial in nine consecutive Roundup cases in 2022 and 2023, Bayer has now lost three straight cases.

Legal Developments
A doctor placing a pulse oximeter on a dark skin-colored hand representing the racism bias in pulse oximeters.

Multistate Oximeter Lawsuit Alleges Device Racism Bias

MedTruth Editors · November 14, 2023

It has been known for decades that people with darker skin tones can have reduced accuracy when their oxygen saturation is measured with a pulse oximeter. 

Image of Philadelphia skyline representing the Roundup verdict in favor of a man who said his exposure to Roundup caused non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Philly Jury Awards Roundup Plaintiff $175 Million

MedTruth Editors · November 10, 2023

This verdict ended Bayer & Monsanto’s winning streak of nine consecutive Roundup trials, all of which shared similar allegations that exposure to Roundup causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Legal Developments
Image of a veterans' affairs building representing the Camp Lejeune lawsuit options.

Camp Lejeune Elective Option and VA Benefits

MedTruth Editors · November 9, 2023

Factors such as receiving benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs may affect a veteran's verdict award in the Camp Lejeune lawsuits.

Legal Developments
A court room similar to the one where the Roundup verdict against Bayer was delivered.

Bayer Loses First Roundup Trial Outside CA

MedTruth Editors · November 8, 2023

For the first time, Bayer has lost a Roundup trial outside of California and in its home state of Missouri.

Legal Developments
Pills similar to the opioids that suboxone is designed to alleviate the withdrawal syndromes of.

Suboxone Whistleblower Lawsuit to Continue By Judicial Order

MedTruth Editors · November 7, 2023

A whistleblower lawsuit accusing Indivior of participating in a kickback scheme has been approved to proceed by judicial order with full governmental support.

Bankruptcy documents similar to those filed by Johnson & Johnson in another attempt to settle their opioid burdens.

Third Talc Bankruptcy Suggested by J&J

MedTruth Editors · November 3, 2023

After receiving two rejections, Johnson & Johnson is seeking bankruptcy protection for its opioid subsidiary for a third time while their second dismissal is being presented to the Supreme Court.


JUUL Investors File Suit Over Allegations of Unfair Business Practices

MedTruth Editors · November 3, 2023

Among the financial strain of numerous e-cigarette lawsuits, investors are alleging that Juul Labs took steps to unlawfully enrich certain long-term investors and other senior members of the company.

Legal Developments
E-cigarettes similar to the devices rejected by the FDA for posing an undue risk of influencing minors to use e-cigarettes.

E-Cigarette Application Rejection Upheld by Appeals Court

MedTruth Editors · November 1, 2023

The FDA has rejected the application of Logic Technology Development's menthol flavored e-cigarette devices. A decision upheld by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Legal Developments
Squad cars parked on the side of the road like those purchased using opioid settlement funds.
Photo by Matteo Modica

Opioid Settlement Funds Spent on Police Spark Controversy

MedTruth Editors · October 31, 2023

As opioid settlement funds become available, a controversy has arisen about how much of those funds should be made available to the police.

Legal Developments
Man on a phone call representing the 3M military earplugs false caller scam.

3M Plaintiffs Face New Scam From False Callers

MedTruth Editors · October 26, 2023

Scammers are posing as the settlement administration company for the 3M military earplug litigation, collecting identity information to attempt fraud and identity theft.

Black woman looking at hair in the mirror representing the hair relaxer formaldehyde lawsuits.

Amid Hair Relaxer Lawsuits, FDA Considers Banning Formaldehyde

MedTruth Editors · October 25, 2023

Despite the well-documented health risks associated with formaldehyde, the chemical compound has not yet been banned by the FDA. 

FDA Regulation
Man taking a pill representing the Zantac cancer lawsuits.

Zantac Manufacturer Settles Ahead of Bellwether Trial

MedTruth Editors · October 24, 2023

A Zantac case against GlaxoSmithKline alleging the heartburn drug causes cancer has been settled before it went to trial.

Legal Developments
Rite Aid pharmacy representing the company's involvement in the distribution of opioids.

Rite Aid Seeks Financial Aid in Opioid Bankruptcy Proceeding

MedTruth Editors · October 23, 2023

Rite Aid has been caught up along with a number of other pharmacies and retail entities in the latest wave of lawsuits that are intended to hold accountable all parties who contributed to the opioid epidemic

Legal Developments
Woman putting in eye drops representing the FDA warnings to companies selling unapproved eye products.

FDA Warns Companies Selling Unapproved Eye Products

MedTruth Editors · October 20, 2023

Eight companies were warned for selling unapproved eye products, some of which contain silver, an ingredient that with long-term usage may cause the skin to turn blue.

FDA Regulation
Woman with pelvic pain representing the talcum powder ovarian cancer MDL.

Talc MDL receives Updated Complaint and Timetable for Vulnerable Plaintiffs

MedTruth Editors · October 19, 2023

The judge for the talcum powder ovarian cancer litigation has set a timetable for bringing the thousands of cases to trial.

Legal Developments
Man spraying weedkiller representing the Monsanto Roundup lawsuit alleging the weedkiller causes cancer.

Defense Witness in Roundup Trial Accused of Being a Mouthpiece for Monsanto

MedTruth Editors · October 18, 2023

Attorneys accused a 32-year employee of Monsanto of presenting biased evidence to protect the company.

Legal Developments
A woman using powdered cosmetics representing the talcum powder supplier filing for bankruptcy.

Former Cosmetics Talc Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

MedTruth Editors · October 17, 2023

Barretts Minerals used to supply talcum powder to the cosmetics industry and still faces over 500 personal injury lawsuits related to the company's talc products.

Man spraying lawn with weedkiller representing Bayer winning a Roundup trial against a man who claimed Roundup caused his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Bayer Wins 9th Straight Roundup Trial

MedTruth Editors · October 13, 2023

The judge agreed with Monsanto that the plaintiff failed to present reasonable evidence that his Roundup use caused non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Legal Developments
Purple pills representing the Nexium heartburn drug lawsuit settlement.

Heartburn Drug Lawsuit Settled by Manufacturer

MedTruth Editors · October 12, 2023

Plaintiffs in these 11,000 lawsuits claimed that the heartburn drugs they took caused them to develop chronic kidney disease.

Scientist holding talcum powder representing the talc cancer verdict tossed by an appeals court.

$220 Million Talc Verdict Tossed By Appeals Court

MedTruth Editors · October 11, 2023

Nearly 40,000 lawsuits accuse J&J of selling asbestos-contaminated talcum powder to consumers and failing to warn about the risks of developing cancer.

Legal Developments
Drug manufacturing representing the Eli Lilly whistleblower lawsuit.

Eli Lilly Settles With Whistleblower Over Medication Claims

MedTruth Editors · October 10, 2023

The facility came to the FDA’s attention after inspectors found that quality control data had been systematically deleted and proper auditing had not occurred.

Illustration showing a scientist presenting information representing the J&J talcum powder science day.

J&J and Talc Powder Cancer Plaintiffs Present Plans for New “Science Day”

MedTruth Editors · October 6, 2023

At the end of this year, J&J and talcum powder plaintiffs will give scientific presentations focused on talcum powder, asbestos and cancer.

Legal Developments
Man with abdominal pain representing the hernia mesh bellwether trials.

Hernia Mesh Bellwether Date Set

MedTruth Editors · October 5, 2023

Plaintiffs allege that Covidien designed defective hernia meshes that caused pain and debilitating, sometimes life-altering complications after implantation.

Legal Developments
Agricultural Silos representing the Monsanto Roundup cancer trial against a man who worked in the agrochemical industry.

Monsanto Says Ag Work Caused Plaintiff’s Cancer, Not Roundup

MedTruth Editors · October 4, 2023

A man who worked in the agrochemical industry used Roundup for 30 years and claims it caused his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Legal Developments
Tennessee State Capitol Building representing the AG settling opioid claims with Food City.

TN AG Settles Opioid Claims With Food City

MedTruth Editors · October 3, 2023

In addition to paying out, the settlement would require K-VA-T and Food City to adjust employee conduct.

Female researchers representing J&J suing talc plaintiff expert researchers for

Talc Plaintiff Expert Asks Court To Toss J&J’s Lawsuit Against Her

MedTruth Editors · September 29, 2023

J&J claims researchers published faulty research, saying that the subjects in the studies had been exposed to asbestos from other sources than J&J baby powder.

Legal Developments
A female judge representing the 3M judge barring plaintiffs from obtaining litigation funding.

3M Judge Bars Plaintiffs From Obtaining Litigation Funding

MedTruth Editors · September 28, 2023

Judge Rodgers is exercising her legal authority to demand disclosure from plaintiffs’ attorneys to ensure that the veterans are protected from these allegedly unscrupulous companies.

Legal Developments
Man using weedkiller on a lawn representing the Roundup weedkiller cancer case in Missouri.

Latest Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Trial Begins in Missouri

MedTruth Editors · September 27, 2023

Two more Roundup cancer trials are set to begin in the next coming weeks.

Legal Developments
Paragard copper IUD representing the Paragard adverse events with growing litigation.

Paragard Adverse Events Mount Alongside Growing Litigation

MedTruth Editors · September 26, 2023

As reports mount, more people are taking legal action for injuries allegedly connected to the Paragard non-hormonal IUD.

Women's Health
A woman drinking water representing the PFAS chemical drinking water lawsuit.

3M Offers $12.5 Billion Revised PFAS Chemical Settlement

MedTruth Editors · September 22, 2023

The settlement provides protections for both 3M and water utilities by preventing utilities from demanding additional funds from 3M if they opt into the settlement.

A woman on a CPAP machine representing the Philips CPAP settlement.

Philips C-PAP Settlement Nears $500 Million

MedTruth Editors · September 21, 2023

While this settlement partially reimburses plaintiffs who bought a device that allegedly led to cancer, lung damage, breathing problems, and other injuries, it does not resolve any of the claims that Philips’ device caused these injuries.

Legal Developments
Military flags representing the Camp Lejeune settlement offered to claimants.

Camp Lejeune Voluntary Settlement Offered to Claimants

MedTruth Editors · September 20, 2023

The payment plan would compensate claimants up to $450,000 depending on the type of illness and the length of time spent at Camp Lejeune.

Doctor prescribing opioids representing the Kroger opioid settlement payout.

Kroger Opioid Settlement Could Begin Paying Out This Year

MedTruth Editors · September 19, 2023

Kroger is offering states and municipalities $1.2 billion and offering Native American tribes $36 million to fund opioid abatement programs.

Legal Developments
Image of a Rite Aid pharmacy representing Rite Aid possibly filing for bankruptcy over opioid lawsuits.

Rite Aid May File for Bankruptcy Over Opioid Lawsuits

MedTruth Editors · September 15, 2023

The pharmacy chain could file for bankruptcy to potentially escape opioid lawsuits, including over 1,000 federal lawsuits.

Amgen office building representing the Amgen-Horizon merger.

Tepezza Liability Could be Acquired in Amgen-Horizon Merger

MedTruth Editors · September 14, 2023

The settlement paves the way for Amgen to acquire Horizon Therapeutics – and its legal claims.

Legal Developments
Zantac Makers Face New Lawsuit in Connecticut

Zantac Makers Face New Lawsuit in Connecticut

MedTruth Editors · September 13, 2023

Plaintiffs allege that they developed bladder, breast, prostate or other cancers because of long-term usage of Zantac or its generic, over-the-counter equivalent ranitidine.

Legal Developments
Baby drinking baby formula representing the FDA inspections and recalls with contaminated formula.

FDA Warns Infant Formula Manufacturers

MedTruth Editors · September 12, 2023

These inspections and recalls were intended to prevent distribution of formula contaminated with Cronobacter sakazakii.

FDA Regulation
Woman holding her stomach/pelvis region representing J&J talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits.

Johnson & Johnson Accused of New Effort To Delay Talc Litigation

MedTruth Editors · September 8, 2023

J&J is attempting to challenge expert witness testimony that was approved two years ago in an effort to further delay the case.

Legal Developments
Doctor talking to a patient representing the Teva kickback trial regarding multiple sclerosis drugs.

Teva Kickback Trial Paused By Appeal

MedTruth Editors · September 7, 2023

According to the government, Teva paid two charities more than $350 million over 11 years to cover co-payments for Copaxone patients.

Legal Developments
3M headquarters representing the earplug settlement.

3M Board Approves $6 Billion Earplug Settlement

MedTruth Editors · September 6, 2023

Nearly 260,000 lawsuits have been settled in the 3M earplug hearing loss litigation.

Woman with hands on her heart representing the Bard IVC filter lawsuits.

Bard IVC Filter Verdict Upheld on Appeal

MedTruth Editors · August 31, 2023

The court ultimately sided with the plaintiff, upholding the decision that Bard's IVC filter caused injuries to a nurse.

Legal Developments
Judge signing an order representing the talcum powder cancer litigation stay lifted.

Talc Powder Cancer Litigation Stay Lifted

MedTruth Editors · August 30, 2023

Tens of thousands of talcum powder lawsuits were paused. Now, the two-year stay on talcum powder litigation has been lifted.

Legal Developments
Doctors in neurology looking at a brain scan representing the Camp Lejeune Parkinson's risks.

Camp Lejeune Study Finds Increased Parkinson’s Risks

MedTruth Editors · August 29, 2023

Military veterans stationed at Camp Lejeune were 70% more likely to have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease than vets who were stationed elsewhere.

Research + Findings
A doctor inserting a port catheter system representing the Bard PowerPort MDL.

Bard Port MDL Assigned to Arizona

MedTruth Editors · August 25, 2023

The Bard PowerPort is a subcutaneous, implantable port catheter system that delivers medications such as chemotherapy drugs.

Legal Developments
Surgeons performing surgery with medical devices representing the Medtronic bribery scheme.

Medtronic Accused of Bribery Scheme

MedTruth Editors · August 24, 2023

According to the lawsuit, members of a Kansas VA hospital were allegedly bribed to purchase additional, unnecessary products that were then used on patients.

Woman using a hair serum representing the hair relaxer claims process streamlined regarding chemical hair straighteners allegedly causing health problems

New Hair Relaxer Claims Process Streamlined

MedTruth Editors · August 23, 2023

The Short Form Complaint streamlines the process for new plaintiffs to submit claims that they developed health problems caused by the chemicals in hair relaxers.

Legal Developments
Judge holding a gavel in court representing the opioid bankruptcy settlement reviewed by the supreme court.

Opioid Bankruptcy Settlement to be Reviewed by Supreme Court

MedTruth Editors · August 22, 2023

The Office of the U.S. Trustee issued a formal complaint about the settlement, arguing that the deal protects the Sackler Family.

Laws + Congress
Veteran talking to doctor representing the Camp Lejeune lawsuits for contaminated drinking water.

Camp Lejeune Claim Acceptance Rate Less Than 20%

MedTruth Editors · August 18, 2023

The acceptance rate for Camp Lejeune claims is currently only 17% after the VA began using subject matter experts to evaluate claims.

Legal Developments
Woman with hip pain representing the hip implant cases consolidated in a Washington court.

Hip Implant Cases Consolidated in WA Court

MedTruth Editors · August 17, 2023

The plaintiffs say their metal-on-metal hip implants led to injuries and a decreased quality of life.

Legal Developments
Woman lying in bed with stomach pain representing the Ozempic stomach paralysis lawsuit.

First Ozempic Stomach Paralysis Lawsuit Filed

MedTruth Editors · August 16, 2023

The drug manufacturers should have warned users of the potential risk of gastroparesis, alleges the lawsuit.

Woman applying face cream representing the FDA Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022.

FDA Prepares For Implementation of MoCRA

MedTruth Editors · August 15, 2023

With the average American using between 6 and 12 cosmetic products every day, MoCRA was deemed a vital safety measure for consumer health.

FDA Regulation
A pregnant woman taking a pill representing the Tylenol autism lawsuits.

Over 200 Lawsuits Allege Connection Between Acetaminophen and Autism

MedTruth Editors · August 11, 2023

The litigation, which names major manufacturers and retailers of Tylenol and generic acetaminophen products as defendants, remains in the early stage of the discovery process.

Image of the Department of Justice building representing the DOJ attempting to stop the opioid bankruptcy settlement that would shield the Sackler family.

DOJ Moves to Stop Opioid Bankruptcy Settlement

MedTruth Editors · August 10, 2023

The DOJ is taking the case to the Supreme Court in an effort to prevent a bankruptcy plan that would shield the Sackler family from opioid lawsuits.

Legal Developments
A judge holding a gavel representing J&J's attempt to escape talcum powder cancer lawsuits denied.

J&J’s 2nd Attempt To Escape Talc Lawsuits via Bankruptcy Denied

MedTruth Editors · August 9, 2023

The decision blocks J&J’s proposed $8.9 billion settlement, which would have prevented new lawsuits from being filed.

Legal Developments
Person filling up a cup with tap water representing the PFAS drinking water class action lawsuit.

PFAS Coalition of States Voice Opposition to 3M Settlement

MedTruth Editors · August 8, 2023

The coalition says that a more comprehensive settlement must be reached before undergoing the lengthy and costly process of disseminating class notices.

Legal Developments
Doctor holding a vaccine representing the Gardasil bellwether cases.

Gardasil Bellwether Cases Moving Forward

MedTruth Editors · August 4, 2023

They are making progress in selecting bellwether cases in the Gardasil HPV vaccine MDL.

Legal Developments
Lawyer on the phone representing the class action lawsuit where Camp Lejeune lawyers are cold calling people on the no call list.

Camp Lejeune Attorney Actions to Proceed

MedTruth Editors · August 3, 2023

Based on the Judge’s examination of the current facts, there is enough evidence to plausibly connect the plaintiff to the firm.

Legal Developments
Audiologist looking at model of an ear representing hearing loss added to the Tepezza warning label.

Hearing Loss Added to Tepezza Warning Label

MedTruth Editors · August 2, 2023

The FDA added a new section to the warning label on Tepezza, with updated information warning users about the risk of severe hearing loss.

Doctor looking at a lung X-ray representing the talcum powder plaintiff who won a lawsuit against J&J for his mesothelioma.

Critical Talc Plaintiff Awarded Millions by Jury

MedTruth Editors · August 1, 2023

After over a week of deliberation, the jury delivered a verdict against Johnson & Johnson, fining it $18.8 million in damages.

Legal Developments
Person taking pill representing the Zantac cancer lawsuits.

First Zantac Lawsuit Trial Date Set, Again

MedTruth Editors · July 28, 2023

The plaintiffs allege that Zantac caused them to develop cancer of nine different types, including colorectal, breast, and bladder cancer.

Legal Developments
Woman holding her stomach area representing the transvaginal mesh case settled.

Transvaginal Mesh Case Settles Weeks Before Trial

MedTruth Editors · July 27, 2023

After it is implanted, the Obtryx mesh has been known to contract over time, causing it to pull or compress inside the person’s body, resulting in adverse effects.

Legal Developments
View of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania representing the new Roundup cases being tried in Philadelphia.

New Roundup Cases To Be Tried in Philadelphia

MedTruth Editors · July 26, 2023

The center of Roundup cancer cases has shifted from California and Missouri to include dozens of cases assigned in Philadelphia.

Legal Developments
XRay and different pill packs representing J&J approving generic tuberculosis drugs.

J&J Approves TB Generic License Amid Storm of Pressure

MedTruth Editors · July 25, 2023

This generic license will allow non-wealthy nations to treat cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among their populations.

Image of a Black woman pulling a strand of her hair representing the hair relaxer lawsuits.

Hair Relaxer Makers Move To Dismiss Master Complaint

MedTruth Editors · July 21, 2023

The plaintiffs claim that they were not warned about the risk of developing cancer associated with the use of hair-relaxing products.

Legal Developments
A beautician brushing a cream on a client's face representing the ovarian cancer risk factor study looking at professions.

Study Names Talc Among Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors

MedTruth Editors · July 20, 2023

Cosmetic talcum powder is included in a list of substances that increase the risk of ovarian cancer, according to a study on occupational histories and ovarian cancer carcinogens.

Research + Findings
Two doctors discussing research representing J&J suing talcum powder expert witnesses.

J&J Sues Talc Plaintiff Expert Witnesses

MedTruth Editors · July 19, 2023

The lawsuit alleges that the research provided by the plaintiffs’ experts is fraudulent because some people were exposed to asbestos in other products besides cosmetic talc.

Legal Developments
Group of people holding sodas representing aspartame to be declared possibly carcinogenic.

Aspartame To Be Declared “Possibly Carcinogenic” by WHO

MedTruth Editors · July 18, 2023

Aspartame is used in a number of products that are advertised as having reduced or no sugar, like diet sodas and sugar-free gum.

Research + Findings
A military veteran talking to a doctor representing the 3M military earplugs allegedly causing hearing loss.

3M Urges Reversal of $50 Million Earplug Verdict

MedTruth Editors · July 14, 2023

The company is seeking to overturn a $50 million verdict in a bellwether trial concerning defective military earplugs.

Legal Developments
Image of a catheter device representing the Bard PowerPort that may be fracturing and causing thousands of lawsuits.

Bard PowerPort Device May Generate Thousands of Lawsuits

MedTruth Editors · July 13, 2023

This catheter device has a risk of fracture, which results in pieces migrating into the body, causing chest pain, blood clots, and blockages in the pulmonary arteries.

A woman getting her hearing tested representing the Tepezza hearing loss lawsuits.

Tepezza Hearing Loss MDL Approved

MedTruth Editors · July 12, 2023

In the lawsuits, plaintiffs say Horizon Therapeutics failed to notify the plaintiffs and their physicians of the risk of hearing damage with Tepezza.

Graphic of 5 women representing the talcum powder victims speaking out against J&J.

Talc Victims Speak Out Against J&J

MedTruth Editors · July 11, 2023

The press release encourages the public to condemn J&J and support the plaintiffs’ assertions that there is a link between talcum powder products and cancer.

Woman talking to her doctor representing a vaginal mesh report saying women are not given accurate medical advice.

Mesh Report Claims Women Not Given Accurate Advice

MedTruth Editors · July 10, 2023

Transvaginal mesh is intended to prevent pelvic organ prolapse and urinary stress incontinence.

Women's Health
Image of a scientist getting a water sample representing the PFAS water contamination settlement.

3M Settles PFAS Water Contamination Claims For $10 Billion

MedTruth Editors · July 7, 2023

The settlement will provide funds to public water systems to test for PFAS chemicals and treat contamination of the synthetic compounds.

Man giving a testimony in court representing the J&J CMO testifying on talcum powder recall

J&J Chief Medical Officer Testifies on Talc Recall

MedTruth Editors · July 6, 2023

The testimony addressed how J&J issued a recall of their talc products after a U.S. FDA investigation found asbestos in the samples of talc.

A lawyer with a stack of papers representing attorneys defending cases with awaiting replies.

District Judges Urged to Accelerate Camp Lejeune Consolidation Process

MedTruth Editors · July 5, 2023

Attorneys working on behalf of the government are currently defending nearly 1,000 cases with 663 lawsuits awaiting replies.

Legal Developments
A man taking a pill representing the Zantac cancer lawsuits.

GSK Settles Ahead Of First Zantac Trial

MedTruth Editors · July 3, 2023

An individual who claimed to have developed bladder cancer due to the heartburn medication Zantac has reached a settlement with the manufacturer of the drug.

Legal Developments
Image of an African-American woman holding her hair representing the hair relaxer lawsuits.

Hair Relaxer Lawsuit Plaintiffs File Master Complaint

MedTruth Editors · June 30, 2023

The master complaint provides a comprehensive list of the allegations that show an association between regular exposure to the synthetic chemicals in hair-relaxer products, and uterine cancer.

Legal Developments
A person holding a vape representing the e-cigarette poison reports.

E-Cigarette Poison Reports Trigger FDA Retailer "Blitz"

MedTruth Editors · June 29, 2023

The majority of vape exposure cases reported to U.S. poison-control centers over the past 12 months were among children under the age of 5.

Image of New York's Central Park representing the settlement between the state of NY and Bayer, manufacturer of Roundup.

Bayer Reaches $7 Million Roundup Advertising Settlement with NY

MedTruth Editors · June 28, 2023

Bayer will pay millions to resolve the claims that Roundup is safe and non-toxic without having enough evidence to support these claims.

Legal Developments
Veteran being consoled representing the 3M military earplug litigation in which veterans claim 3M earplugs caused their hearing loss.

3M Earplug Bankruptcy Rejected

MedTruth Editors · June 21, 2023

A federal judge dismissed 3M’s bankruptcy of its subunit, Aearo Technologies, the manufacturer of military earplugs that are claimed to have been faulty.

Legal Developments
Woman taking a pill representing the Zantac cases pending in courts.

Tens of Thousands of Zantac Cases Pending in State Courts

MedTruth Editors · June 14, 2023

Over 50,000 Zantac lawsuits have been dismissed, with over 100,000 still pending. The cases claim the drug’s active ingredient, ranitidine, causes cancer.

Legal Developments
Baby powder bottle representing the 2nd talcum powder bankruptcy ploy by J&J.

State AGs Oppose J&J’s 2nd Talc Bankruptcy Ploy

MedTruth Editors · June 13, 2023

J&J recently offered nearly $9 billion to settle tens of thousands of lawsuits that the company's talcum powder products contain asbestos.

Legal Developments
Image of a woman using a phone representing the Camp Lejeune lawsuits claim.

Camp Lejeune Law Firm Fights Class Action Claim

MedTruth Editors · June 9, 2023

The plaintiff alleges that the two law firms violated the TCPA when they allegedly cold-called her and other people on a federal do-not-call list in order to generate leads for their Camp Lejeune lawsuits.

Legal Developments
Lawyer working on documents representing the J&J talc bankruptcy settlement offer.

J&J Declares 2nd Talc Bankruptcy "Largest Settlement in History"

MedTruth Editors · June 8, 2023

As opposed to its initial bankruptcy settlement offering of around $2 billion, J&J claims that the quadrupled settlement offer of $8.9 billion warrants additional consideration.

Bayer offices representing the Roundup cancer trials with Bayer's seventh consecutive win.

Bayer Wins 7th Consecutive Roundup Cancer Trial

MedTruth Editors · June 7, 2023

Roundup manufacturer Monsanto and Bayer have won the seventh trial in a row over claims that the weedkiller causes cancer.

Legal Developments
Texas flag representing the Texas opioid settlement.

TX AG Reaches $340 Million Opioid Settlement

MedTruth Editors · June 6, 2023

This settlement joins with settlements in California, West Virginia, and other states that are pursuing opioid manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.

Image of a man spraying weedkiller representing the supreme court refusing to review a Roundup lawsuit.

Supreme Court Refuses Roundup Refund Review

MedTruth Editors · June 2, 2023

This $39 million settlement covers just one of several Roundup class action lawsuits filed by various consumer groups.

Legal Developments
Kids in school representing the MN youth vaping deal struck with JUUL and Altria.

$60 Million MN Youth Vaping Deal Struck

MedTruth Editors · June 1, 2023

Minnesota leveled a series of legal claims against Juul Labs and Altria to address the companies’ roles in fueling the state’s youth vaping spike.

Marine Corps veterans representing North Carolina senators urging the feds to settle Camp Lejeune lawsuits.

N.C. Senators Urge Feds To Settle Camp Lejeune Lawsuits

MedTruth Editors · May 31, 2023

Camp Lejeune was contaminated with harmful chemicals that were present in the base's drinking water from 1953 until 1987.

Legal Developments
San Francisco city view from above representing Walgreens found liable for contributing to the opioid epidemic.

San Francisco Closes $230 Million Opioid Settlement

MedTruth Editors · May 30, 2023

Walgreens was found liable for contributing to the opioid epidemic in San Francisco and will pay hundreds of millions of dollars to the city.

Man holding pills in one hand and water in the other representing the Zantac class action dismissed in Canada.

Zantac Class Action Dismissed in Canada

MedTruth Editors · May 26, 2023

The court ruled that the plaintiff lacked the evidence necessary to convince the court that ranitidine, the active ingredient in Zantac, showed any causation to cancer.

Legal Developments