New York Class Action lawyers
“A “class action” is a civil suit brought by one or more people on behalf of themselves and others who are similarly situated. In other words, the others are in a similar circumstance where the common issues are the most critical to the lawsuit. For example, if a large number of consumers is injured as a result of an allegedly defective product, the principal issue will be whether the product caused the injury.
Examples of class action suits are those brought against manufacturers which include defective, hazardous products, such as asbestos, certain vaccines, Agent Orange, tobacco, and breast implants. Class action lawsuits involve many people who have similar claims. A class action permits all such claims be heard in a single trial. The purpose of a class action lawsuits is to give the victims the best representation in taking on large corporate or private entities that are suspected of wrong doings.
If elderberry supplement manufacturers are making misleading claims about the benefits of their products – or are otherwise improperly labeling their supplements – they could be held accountable through a class action lawsuit.
Elmiron Lawsuits. Elmiron lawsuits claim the drug causes an eye disorder called maculopathy and other disorders of the retina that may lead to blindness. People who took Elmiron and suffered maculopathy or other serious vision problems may be eligible to file an Elmiron lawsuit.
Harvoni Lawsuit. Pharmaceutical company, Gilead Sciences may be facing multiple Harvoni lawsuits after the FDA issued a Black Box warning which says that the medication may reactivate Hepatitis B infections and result in liver damage or liver failure.
Attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed against the maker of Neuriva, challenging the claims that the brain supplement is clinically proven and scientifically backed.
The manufacturers of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are being sued by patients who were diagnosed with certain types of kidney injuries.
Women across the country have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson alleging that the company’s talcum powders can cause ovarian cancer when used near the genitals.
Class action lawsuits have been filed alleging that Zantac exposes users to unsafe levels of a probable carcinogen and that the manufacturers knew about the risk but failed to disclose it.
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