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$25 Million Accutane Verdict Reinstated by NJ High Court

Mon, 01/30/2017

The New Jersey Supreme Court has reinstated a $25.16 million judgment in favor of an Alabama man who claims he contracted Crohn's disease after taking Accutane, an acne drug that has been the subject of mass tort litigation in the state for more than a decade.

Latest Bellwether Risperdal Lawsuit Underway in Philadelphia

Sat, 12/10/2016

First Xarelto Trial Dates Set as Mass Tort Filings Increase

Tue, 09/06/2016

It would appear that the focus on the Xarelto multidistrict litigation is starting to come together. The first trial dates for the Philadelphia mass tort are being set and the number of filings is increasing.

Risperdal Plaintiffs Gain Leverage in Wake of $70M Verdict

Thu, 07/21/2016

The $70 million verdict a Philadelphia jury levied against Janssen Pharmaceuticals on July 1 may not survive challenges that it is excessive, but the award was a definitive win for the plaintiffs in the Risperdal mass tort litigation, attorneys who work in the pharmaceutical arena said.

These are the 50 most dangerous drugs on the market

Fri, 06/10/2016

"While overdose deaths from prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999, some of the most dangerous drugs don’t require a prescription.

Many seniors using dangerous drug combinations

Mon, 03/21/2016

"One in six seniors in the U.S. regularly uses potentially dangerous combinations of prescription and over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements, according to new research. The study, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, showed a two-fold increase over a five-year period."

Jacoby & Meyers Dangerous Drugs

Source: Many seniors using dangerous drug combinations - CBS News

Has Apple Has Been Holding Text Messages Hostage?

Thu, 12/11/2014

Joseph Coughlin, student intern Jacoby & Meyers, LLC

Apple was dealt a big blow when it learned that it would have to defend itself against allegations that it was holding former customers’ text messages hostage. In the ever-growing war of which company can get the most people to purchase their newest and greatest smartphone, it was discovered that if you switch from Apple to another smartphone, your text messages might not make the switch with you.

Critical Error Could be a Slam Dunk for Kentucky in Case against Oxycontin Manufacturer

Tue, 11/25/2014

Zachary Mayberry, student intern Jacoby & Meyers

Extendicare: Poor Health Care and Billing Fraud

Thu, 11/20/2014
Gregory Posch, student intern Jacoby & Meyers, LLC
 

#Freedomofspeech

Tue, 11/18/2014
Johnathon Paul Hanes, student intern Jacoby & Meyers, LLC
 
Imagine you live in a place where telling someone whom you voted for is a crime. That taking a picture of a completed ballot and excitedly posting it to your Facebook profile would have the government calling you asking questions. You might believe that you’re in a country like Syria, Russia, or China. However, this is happening in the United States of America. 
 
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