Product News and Recalls

Cruise Ship Crew Members Launching Class-Action Against Celebrity Cruises

celebrity cruise lines sued by crew members over coronavirus treatmentAs news breaks of dozens of passenger lawsuits stacking up against cruise lines like Norwegian and Princess over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak, one cruise line’s employees would like their day in court as well. In a class-action estimated to be more than 10,000 members strong, crew members sailing aboard Celebrity Cruises’ ships have sued the corporation alleging a wide variety of ...

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Appeal Heard in Landmark Roundup Verdict

landmark Roundup decision under appealThe verdict that served as the flashpoint for a flood of lawsuits that have erased over 30% of Bayer’s market value is under appeal in a California courtroom. At stake is not only the $78 million remainder of the original $289 million verdict awarded to school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson, but also the future of ongoing settlement negotiations with the tens of thousands of plaintiffs currently awaiting their ...

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Princess Cruises Facing Additional Lawsuits Over Passenger Coronavirus Deaths

princess cruise line facing multiple coronavirus lawsuitsA trip that was scheduled as a birthday gift to her 64-year-old husband ended in tragedy when Eva and Ronald Wong boarded the Grand Princess in San Francisco this past February. Unbeknownst to them, but most likely known to Princess Cruises and its parent company Carnival, the novel coronavirus had begun wreaking havoc on cruise ships around the world, and the Wongs were about to find ...

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Sex Abuse Allegations Force Bankruptcy Claim by Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy as a result of sex abuse allegationsBoy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in a move that says more about the organization’s commitment to staying open than its commitment to righting the wrongs perpetrated on so many boys and young men by its leaders. As a result of BSA’s Chapter 11 filing, victims and survivors of abuse at the hands of thousands of scout leaders will ...

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Companies Brace for Employee Coronavirus Lawsuits

employees begin filing lawsuits against businesses that ignored coronavirus concernsCompanies and corporations that prioritized profits over the safety of their employees during the Covid-19 pandemic are watching as an increasing number of lawsuits are being filed by workers alleging unsafe workplaces and a lack of proper employee protective gear.

McDonald’s is just the latest as five of the fast food restaurants’ employees in Chicago and four of their family members filed a lawsuit claiming continue reading...

J&J Ends Talc-based Baby Powder Sales in US & Canadian Markets

johnson & johnson pulls talc baby powder from us and Canadian marketsThe world’s largest healthcare goods manufacturer has pulled one of its cornerstone products from shelves across the United States and Canada. Amid an onslaught of lawsuits and having suffered strikingly large jury awards linking talc-based baby powder to mesothelioma, Johnson & Johnson will no longer sell its Baby Powder product in the two countries.

While the move is seen as a victory ...

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