An Additional 54 Former USC Students Filed Suit Alleging Sexual Abuse by USC OB/GYN Dr. George Tyndall

LOS ANGELES, CA/BALTIMORE, MD– July 31, 2018 – Janet, Janet and Suggs, LLC (JJS) managing partner Howard A. Janet and Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, LLP (ASWT) managing partner Mike Arias announced today the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of 54 former USC students alleging sexual abuse by USC OB/GYN Dr. George Tyndall. This... Read More

Proposal Would Restore Seventh Amendment Rights to Consumers

Can you imagine the outcry if corporations used fine print – buried in contracts – to deprive us of our rights to free speech or to bear arms? The people of this country wouldn’t stand for it. But, the truth is, corporations are already denying us a fundamental right under the Seventh Amendment to the... Read More

Big Pharma’s Big Perks for Doctors are Big Costs to Taxpayers

Doctors who regularly accept money and perks from pharmaceutical companies – and I’m not talking about a fruit platter for the office – prescribe the companies’ brand name products two to three times as often as their peers who don’t. This is important to all of us because brand name products cost substantially more than... Read More

Unregulated Diagnostic Tests Causing Great Harm, FDA Reports

Congress should move quickly to bring all the companies that make medical diagnostic tests under FDA oversight. Recent findings show the test products are rife with error and fraud and may be causing great patient harm. In a report released in November, the FDA said its review of 20 laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) showed the following problems: Unacceptable... Read More

To the FDA: Stop Approving Untested Mesh Products!

Let’s be clear: the FDA should not be approving any new pelvic mesh products until manufacturers can prove they don’t put women at high risk for severe and permanent injury. As logical as this sounds, the FDA has not gotten the message. It has signed off on a new pelvic mesh product – Vertessa™ Lite... Read More

Big Pharma “Victory” May Actually Hold Generic Drugs Liable

A recent federal court ruling may hold out some hope for patients seriously injured by generic drugs – a group that thus far has been prohibited under FDA rules from suing over their injuries. The August 7th ruling in Amarin Pharma, Inc. et al v. United States Food & Drug Administration, is being hailed as a... Read More

Terribly Injured Teen Can’t Sue Because She Took Generic

Within months of taking the generic version of the Yaz birth control pill, drospirenone, to even out her menstrual cycles, Taylor Smoot developed multiple blood clots. The clots required 17 surgeries and left Taylor with 11 stents in her legs and stomach. She can’t do sports or walk long distances. She is, for all intents... Read More

Drug Advertising Tsunami Headed Towards Consumers

A gigantic wave of drug advertising may be headed our way, and consumers need to grab on to a few facts about drug marketing to keep from being swept up in lies and misconceptions. This advertising tsunami was predicted in a recent article in Ad Ageabout how marketing agencies are gearing up for a surge in... Read More

Where Was My Generic Medication Made?

When I look inside my shirt, the label says “made in the Philippines.” When I buy a cantaloupe, a sticker says “grown in Mexico.” When I look on a bottle of prescription medication, I can find no information about where the finished pills or their ingredients originated. This is the dilemma presented to American consumers... Read More

What Early Wins in Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Mean for Women

Thousands of women have filed lawsuits against various manufacturers of vaginal mesh products used in bladder and pelvic prolapse surgeries. We represent many of these women, and continue to take new cases. These defective products are still in many women and more lawsuits are expected to be filed. Do you know the symptoms of a... Read More

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