Class Actions
Catalyst Theory in New Jersey

Catalyst Theory in New Jersey

Posted: November 23, 2013 at 3:07 pm   /   Class Actions, Personal Protection

When a lawsuit effects a positive change in the conduct of the wrongdoer, the plaintiff in that lawsuit has been a catalyst for the change. Sometimes, a wrongdoer will change its conduct after a plaintiff’s complaint (often a class action) exposes the fraudulent or wrongful conduct. The wrongdoer will often then argue that the lawsuit […]

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Judge Warns of ‘Rogue Websites’ in J&J Case

Judge Warns of ‘Rogue Websites’ in J&J Case

Posted: November 23, 2013 at 2:41 pm   /   Class Actions, Internet & Email Scams, Personal Protection

Something to be wary of if you are one of those affected by Johnson & Jonhson’s recalled hip implants… A judge in Hackensack warned Thursday of several “rogue websites” by lawyers seeking to take advantage of Johnson & Johnson’s agreement to pay at least $2.47 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits over its recalled hip […]

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Bayer Settles Yaz and Yasmin Cases

Bayer Settles Yaz and Yasmin Cases

Posted: March 9, 2012 at 4:19 pm   /   Class Actions, Consumer News

Consumer Fraud Forum received the following press release today, regarding the long-awaited Yaz / Yasmin settlement: Bayer has agreed to settle about 70 of the approximately 11,300 product liability claims involving the oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin, according to the drug company’s latest annual report. As of Feb. 13, 2012, Bayer had reached agreements, without admission […]

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