New York man awarded $1M in Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuit

November 1, 2017 - Risperdal has been linked to a condition called gynecomastia, in which males grow female-like breasts. Some plaintiffs developed breasts as large as DD and the breasts may even lactate. Read More

Alabama water systems fight back against PFC contamination

October 31, 2017 - Alabama is tied with New Hampshire for having the second-highest number of drinking water sites contaminated by the toxic chemicals perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooactanoic... Read More

Congress axes rule protecting consumers’ right to hold financial institutions accountable for wrongdoing

October 27, 2017 - This week the U.S. Senate axed a rule designed to ensure consumers would be able to effectively seek justice through the courts and hold financial institutions accountable for wrongdoing. Read More

Fifth Circuit rules in favor of Trinity for Lack of Materiality

October 27, 2017 - Josh Harman, a former customer and competitor of Trinity Industries, filed a sealed False Claims Act (FCA) suit on March 6, 2012, in the Eastern District of Texas. The FCA prohibits anyone... Read More

Reducing Halloween frights: Make safety a top priority

October 26, 2017 - Thanks to Halloween, the month of October ranks No. 2 for motor vehicle deaths by month, and Oct. 31 was the second deadliest day of the year following New Years from 1997-2006 Read More

Taxotere may add misery of permanent hair loss to breast cancer patients’ plight

October 25, 2017 - Some breast cancer survivors have also been left with an enduring, physical reminder of their battle – permanent alopecia – thanks to the cancer drug Taxotere. Read More

Blind cords can pose strangulation risk to young children

October 24, 2017 - October has been designated Window Covering Safety Month in hopes of raising awareness of safety hazards. An estimated 184 infants and young children were strangled by window cords between... Read More

European, American officials to decide on fate of Roundup chemical glyphosate

October 23, 2017 - Monsanto’s cash cow herbicide Roundup is now making waves both in the United States and across the pond. Documents brought to light in American court cases have European officials... Read More

Frank Woodson: My journey to joining Beasley Allen

October 20, 2017 - Beasley Allen lawyer Frank Woodson has practiced in the area of pharmaceutical product liability with Beasley Allen Law Firm since 2001. Read More

Sleep apnea testing aims to improve truck driver safety

October 19, 2017 - Truck drivers with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that failed to adhere to treatment were five times more likely to be involved in a preventable crash. Read More

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