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Mass tort

FDA recalls mislabeled pain medications

A recent medication recall by the Food and Drug Administration illustrates the dangers of mislabeled prescriptions. The FDA ordered drug manufacturer Bryant Ranch Prepack to recall a lot of 500 mg methocarbamol bottles that actually contained 750 mg tablets. Learn...

What are the benefits of mass tort lawsuits?

The more common name for mass tort litigation is a class action lawsuit. This involves a group of people who have similar or the same injuries due to the same action or product from a defendant that the group is suing.  More specifically, “mass tort” action is a...

What are some important mass torts in history?

Mass tort cases are nothing new. While they may not get the attention of a class action, they still can lead to significant results.  Many of the most famous mass tort cases led to valuable verdicts that helped many people. Alert Communications explains there are a...

The dangers of medication errors and blood thinners

When Kentucky residents go to the emergency room or urgent care facility with chest pains, they may need immediate medical treatment that requires medication. In situations where communication is poor, or care is inadequate, the patient may receive the wrong drug or...

Why is Zantac potentially deadly?

Zantac was a very popular drug that was used to treat stomach acid issues. The most common issue it was used for was heartburn. It could treat it when it occurred, and it could also prevent it in some cases. Other issues it was sometimes used for included GERD, or...