Class Action & Mass Torts

Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme Why would 300 people invest $9.5 million over a five-year period in a company that sells water that is similar in color to oil? EarthWater, a Dallas (Addison) based operation had a great name, good story, and targeted elderly investors with promises of fast, high-yield returns. Health and Wellness Product “EarthWater manufactured and sold bottled water that it claimed was infused with special minerals mined from an 80-million-year-old deposit hidden…
New Vision-Related Side Effects Warnings For Beovu Eye Injections Have Been Added In US, Australia, And Switzerland, Thus Far   (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com)   In this recent article, “Beovu Label Change: Warnings About Possible Permanent Vision-Loss Side Effects Added In June 2020“, we pointed out that the HAWK & HARRIER clinical trials was a significant factor leading to the new warnings for Beovu eye injections about retinal vasculitis and…
A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers recently formally introduced legislation that would create a new benefits program for essential workers infected with coronavirus. The bill’s introduction makes public details of a proposal that was first announced in May. The Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act (H.R. 2020) would create a benefits fund that is similar in many ways to existing programs for 9/11 responders and survivors. It would provide certain benefits to essential workers – and family…
A recent study has has associated exposure to World Trade Center dust and 9/11-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with an increased risk of developing autoimmune disorders, including lupus. The study, titled “Systemic autoimmune disease among adults exposed to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack” was published in November 2019 in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology. Researchers said that the study’s findings indicate a need for more robust health monitoring of 9/11 survivors.  What…
Legislation recently introduced in Congress that would establish a new benefits program for essential workers impacted by the coronavirus would also extend to certain federal workers who have been on the job during the pandemic. The Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act (H.R. 2020) would provide certain benefits to essential workers – and family members who reside with an essential worker – who become infected with Covid-19 and suffer economic loss as a result. Although it is…