According to recent research, Elmiron, a drug commonly prescribed for bladder pain, can damage people’s eyes and even cause vision loss. Elmiron has been sold since the mid-1990s to hundreds of thousands of people who suffer from a particular urinary disorder called interstitial cystitis.
Product liability lawsuits alleging failure to warn have been filed against Janssen. So far, the plaintiffs are mostly women from the ages of 37 to 79.
The temporary closure and disruption of businesses across the nation was an inevitable consequence of state and federal governments’ strategic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, many companies are being denied coverage through their business interruption insurance policies and are being forced into litigation to recover the financial benefits they expect and deserve. We are standing up for those businesses during this tough time.
A connection between talcum powder and cancer has been a concern for decades. Despite scientific links between the long-term use of talcum powder and both mesothelioma and ovarian cancer, Johnson & Johnson refuses to concede that talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder is unsafe.
In the face of several large verdicts, J&J continues to defend the safety of its products and has sought to appeal all talc-related ovarian cancer and mesothelioma cases that have resulted in damage awards.
Human trafficking is on the rise across the United States, and The Lanier Law Firm is devoting its full resources to ensuring that those who exploit others are held accountable and provide restitution and compensation.
The statistics are shocking: Tens of thousands of people are exploited for the sex trade or forced labor in the U.S. every year. Fueled by greed, human trafficking has become a $32 billion criminal enterprise, second only to the drug trade in illicit revenue.
Concern is mounting about health risks associated with the world’s most popular herbicide – Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer.
Marketed as a safe way to manage weeds, Roundup has been the world’s most popular herbicide for a generation. Its success has been a cash cow for Monsanto and made the company an attractive acquisition target by Bayer AG, which recently completed a takeover of the company. But a recent independent study highlights growing concerns that the Glyphosate-based herbicide may cause cancer and that Monsanto has known about the health risks for decades but failed to warn consumers.