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Cottonelle Wipes and Urinary Tract Infections Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that the bacterial contamination that found its way into certain lots of Cottonelle Wipes products was not invisible. The complaint reports that some of the wipes showed “dark-brown spots on the surface and mildew-like odors emanating from their packaging” that should have alerted their maker, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, to  Read more

Cottonelle Flushable Wipes

Elmiron Patients and Medical Monitoring Massachusetts Class Action

The defendants in this class action are a number of pharmaceutical companies (such as Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Johnson & Johnson) who have made, promoted or sold a drug called Elmiron. Elmiron is intended to treat interstitial cystitis, which is known as IC or bladder pain syndrome. However, the complaint for  Read more

Bottle of Elmiron Capsules

CoolSculpting Can Cause Deformed Tissue Class Action

How would you feel if you bought a noninvasive fat-reducing device and then found out that using it caused a “deformity” that could only be removed by invasive surgery? The complaint for this class action alleges that AbbVie, Inc.’s CoolSculpting Device can create a condition known as Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH) or Paradoxical Hyperplasia (PH)  Read more

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Wrongful Death Multidistrict Litigation

A massive multidistrict litigation (MDL) is ongoing against Johnson & Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc., Imerys Talc America, Inc., and Personal Care Products Council (PCPC). The lawsuit is entitled In Re: Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation. The document attached below is a Short-Form Complaint meant  Read more

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products

Firefighting Foam Water Contamination Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Tyco Fire Products, LP, Chemguard, Inc., and ChemDesign Products, Inc. that alleges that their chemicals contaminated private drinking water sources with perfluorinated chemicals (PFAS) in a certain portion of Peshtigo, Wisconsin. The settlement addresses claims of (1) loss of value to real property caused by the contamination of  Read more

Peshtigo Fire Museum, Peshtigo, Wisconsin

Fort Lauderdale Lincoln Park Incinerator Settlement

The City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida is settling two class actions centering three properties it owns, (1) the site of the former Lincoln Park incinerator, (2) the former Lincoln Park Elementary School, and (3) Lincoln Park. Parts of the properties may have been contaminated with dumps and storage of ash from the incinerator, which was  Read more

Soil Contamination Sign