These uncategorized stories may seem out of place, but when it comes to legal matters, these stories may be just what you need.

Apple Admits to Slowing Performance of Older iPhone Models

Watch out the next time your iPhone asks if you want to update the iOS! There may be a surprise inside that is not a new feature. People with the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, SE, 7, and 7 Plus have been surprised with Apple’s recent operating system updates by what was inside. [...]

December 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wine Country Fires Destroy Homes, Families, and Dreams

As the fires spread all over Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino, uncertainty and anxiety followed by horror or elation gripped many. As the fires spread many fled for their lives. Parents grabbed children, jumped into vehicles, and outraced flames to safety. Others were less fortunate and never made it out of their homes. Many were evacuated [...]

October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is there a Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer?

Recently, there has been increasing medical evidence that suggests that women should not use talcum powder as an intimate hygiene substance because of its links to ovarian cancer. As early as 1971, scientists suggested that there may be a connection with using talcum powder as a hygienic cleanser.  Researchers believed that talc particles could enter [...]

Thomas Brandi and Daniel Dell’Osso Nominated by SFTLA for Trial Lawyers of the Year

The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Annual Trial Lawyer of the Year awards dinner will be held on April 7, 2016.  Among this year’s four finalists are Dan Dell’Osso and Tom Brandi for their work in a recent matter where a Santa Clara jury awarded $26 million to our client for the injuries she sustained as result [...]

March 28th, 2016|Firm News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Court Rejects Sealing Settlement for Discharged Employees Who Claimed They Were Fired for Joining Earlier Suit

It is all too common when a corporate defendant settles a case a great deal of effort is made to preclude the public from knowing what happened. In some instances valid concerns about trade secrets or competitive advantages justify sealing settlements.  However, all too often large corporations seek to conceal their misconduct that leads to [...]

January 7th, 2016|Hershey Retaliation Lawsuit, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Risperdal Continues to Boggle Down Johnson & Johnson

Trouble is no stranger to Johnson & Johnson.  Johnson and Johnson (J&J), embroiled in massive litigation in DePuy ASR artificial hips, and in transvaginal mesh litigation from its Ethicon Gynecare products, faces more legal issues from its anti-psychotic drug, Risperdal.  Currently, Johnson & Johnson is appealing a 1.2 billion dollar fine issued in an Arkansas [...]

June 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FDA Wanted To Close New England Compounding Pharmacy in 2003

According to a report of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, released on the eve of their November 14, 2012 hearings,  “Documents produced to the Committee by the FDA and the Massachusetts Board show that NECC has a long history of very similar, if not identical, underlying misconduct. Some of the violations observed by [...]

November 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Total Meningitis Cases Climbs to 363

The CDC reported the death toll from the contaminated epidural meningitis outbreak has risen to 28 people as of October 30, 2012.  The number of fungal meningitis cases reported across the USA has risen to 363.  Nineteen of the 23 states that received shipments have reported cases with Michigan and Tennessee being the hardest hit. [...]

October 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NECC Shipped Steroids BEFORE It Had Sterility Results

One of the procedures to be followed by NECC was to ensure that its products passed sterility tests before they were shipped.  According to Dr. Madeleine Biondolillo of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, in at least one case, NECC shipped methylprednisolone acetate, the steroid linked to the meningitis outbreak, 11 days before obtaining sterility [...]

October 24th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

1279 Clinics Used Contaminated Steroids from NECC

As of October 23, 2012 the death toll from the bacterial meningitis outbreak linked to the New England Compounding Company’s steroid treatment  has risen to 23 in sixteen states and people with bacterial fungal meningitis has risen to 297. On October 22, 2012 the FDA issued a list of all clinics that received drugs, 1279 [...]

October 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments