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Elmiron is a prescription drug used by millions for the treatment of bladder conditions. In 2019, new research revealed that long-term use of Elmiron can cause permanent vision loss. This prompted thousands of Elmiron lawsuits which were consolidated into a class action MDL.

It has now been almost 2 years since the Elmiron class action lawsuit was formed. In this post, we will look at what has been going on in the Elmiron class action recently and speculate on when we could potentially see a global settlement.

About the Elmiron Lawsuits

Marines and civilian residents and employees at Camp Lejeune may have developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma from exposure to toxic chemicals in the drinking water for over 3 decades. Thanks to a new federal law, victims can now file Camp Lejeune non-Hodgkin lymphoma lawsuits against the government and get financial compensation for their injuries.

Our attorneys are handling Camp Lejeune lymphoma lawsuits in all 50 states. This page will look at Camp Lejeune NHL cases and their expected settlement value.

Camp Lejeune and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

This page predicts Zantac lawsuit settlement amounts.  Our attorneys also provide the latest updates from the Zantac class action lawsuit as of October 2, 2022.

Projecting Zantac Settlement Amounts

It is impossible to know what the average compensation payout might be in the Zantac litigation at this stage. But projecting settlement amounts from this acid reflux drug is what stock analysts and shareholders for Sanofi-Aventis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, and GlaxoSmithKline are doing –  and baking those future projected settlements and verdicts into the defendants’ stock prices.

Our law firm is handling CPAP sleep apnea class action lawsuits for injuries from the recalled Philips CPAP machine.

The Philips recall covered an estimated 3.5 million sleep apnea devices. There is now a CPAP class action lawsuit with eventually thousands of plaintiffs consolidated into a Multi-District-Litigation (MDL) after a September 30, 2021, MDL panel hearing.  So every CPAP lawsuit in federal court is consolidated in federal court in Pennsylvania.

In this post, we will take a closer look at the recall, the MDL class action, the side effects of these CPAP machines, and what CPAP lawsuit settlement amounts might look like.

Our lawyers are helping victims file a CPAP lawsuits who have cancer, respiratory complications, or other injuries from their defective CPAP that was subject to a recall.

A rapidly growing number of CPAP machine lawsuits have been filed since Philips recalled millions of CPAP devices used for sleep apnea after discovering that users were inhaling toxic foam particles. Many more CPAP recall lawsuits have been filed against Philips and have been consolidated into the CPAP class-action MDL.

This post will look at the Philips recall lawsuit and the types of health conditions or injuries that are potentially linked to the recalled Philips CPAP machines. Our lawyers also

November 26, 2022 Update: 3M will get some insurance coverage for Bair Hugger claims. A federal court in Minnesota ruled this week that 3M must only pay a single deductible for more than 5,000 Bar Hugger lawsuits.

But the insurance company –  Federal Insurance Co. is not on the hook for all of 3M’s attorneys’ fees and other defense costs in the warming device lawsuits because only a fraction of the claims fall within the insurance policy period.

August 23, 2021 Update: Last week a federal appeals court reinstated 5,000 claims that had been dismissed and this litigation is back on. But few lawyers are taking new claims.

Should you bring a Bair Hugger lawsuit if you believe you suffered an infection from a Bair Hugger during surgery?  Decide for yourself.  But despite some early punches to the face for plaintiffs, there is still a reasonable chance these cases end well for plaintiffs.  Let’s talk about these cases, what there are, where they are going, and what are the prospects that the 3M Bair Hugger cases reach a settlement.

What These Bair Hugger Cases Are About

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Bair Hugger MDL Coming Soon?

A Bair Hugger device is a temperature management system that is used during surgery.  The purpose of the invention is to help the body regulate the appropriate temperature.

The Bair Hugger pushed hot air through a hose into a blanket specially made to work with the device. The hot air produced by Bair Hugger accumulates under the surgical drape covering the patient.  This hot air escapes under the surgical drape below the level of the surgical table or over top of it.

Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Device is designed, manufactured, and marketed by Defendants 3M Company and Arizant Healthcare, Inc. There are more than 50,000 Bair Hugger FAWs in the United States.

How does it work? The Bair Hugger is a portable heater/blower connected by a flexible hose to a blanket, typically positioned for the patient getting surgery.

Keeping a patient warm is particularly useful during knee and hip replacement surgery because the procedures tend to be very long.   The body loses heat increasingly throughout the surgery.

Another thing about metal hip and knee replacement surgery is that your body is particularly prone to infection. Why?  The metal helps spread the infection.

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This page is about Exactech recall lawsuits.  Our knee replacement lawyers are handling Exactech lawsuits in all 50 states.

Our attorneys believe the prospects for high settlements after the Exactech recall are strong if you suffered complications with an Exactech knee, hip, or ankle replacement.

Many victims now getting recall letters from their doctors and calling our Exactech lawyers seeking compensation.

Our law firm is handling baby food autism lawsuits in all 50 states.

Several brands of very popular baby foods contain high levels of heavy metals such as mercury, arsenic, lead, and cadmium. These heavy metals are well-known neurotoxins. Consuming these toxic metals in baby foods may have caused thousands of children to develop autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Many parents are filing a toxic baby food lawsuit to protect their children, alleging claims against the manufacturers of these contaminated baby foods. These baby food autism lawsuits allege the manufacturers knew about heavy metals in their products children developed autism from consuming them.

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