What Is A Black Box Warning Label

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

We often refer to “black box warning” labels when discussing the side effects of drugs. But what is a black box warning label? Why is it so important? A black box warning label is the strongest warning the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can place on a drug. They make companies put black box warning labels on drugs that show … Read More

Why Is There No Proper Warning Label On Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder?

Talcum Powder Products

Many of us grew up with our mothers giving us only the best baby products to keep us fresh and clean. They would tenderly nurture our wounds and bathe us, scrubbing away the day’s adventure. To keep the tears caused by rashes away, they would powder us using Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder. Shaking a little baby powder into their … Read More

Daniel Gallucci Chairing Conference on Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits

HarrisMartin PPI Conference

Daniel Gallucci of NastLaw LLC is chairing the HarrisMartin Conference on Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits. The conference will be held on June 15, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia. Along with Mr. Gallucci, featured panelists include Neil D. Overholtz of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, and Paul J. Pennock of Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. For more information or … Read More

Dianne Nast Appointed to Lipitor Lawsuit Steering Committee

Lipitor Lawsuit

Dianne Nast, Senior Partner at NastLaw LLC, has been appointed to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in RE: Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium) Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation. The appointments were announced on April 8, 2014 by the Honorable US District Court Judge Richard Mark Gergel. This most recent appointment furthers Dianne Nast’s track record of leadership in major mass tort and … Read More

Lipitor and Other Statins May Cause Diabetes

Lipitor Lawsuit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has added new warnings to the labels of Lipitor and other cholesterol drugs called statins. According to a recent study, statins may raise blood sugar levels, leading to memory loss and increasing the risk of developing Type II diabetes. Lipitor, manufactured by Pfizer Inc., is one of the most widely used statin drugs. The … Read More

Dianne Nast Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in National Zoloft Litigation

Zoloft Lawsuit

Dianne M. Nast has been appointed as co-lead counsel in the Zoloft Birth Defect class action lawsuit. Zoloft is an antidepressant prescription medication that belongs to the SSRI class. Introduced in 1991, Zoloft has since been prescribed to over 30 million people, and is one of the most highly prescribed antidepressants in the U.S. However, it is now known that … Read More

Avandia Plaintiffs Counsel Seek Approval of Nearly $144 Mil. in Fees

Avandia Settlement

The Legal Intelligencer September 20, 2012 As the federal Avandia multidistrict litigation draws to a close after 65,000 claims have been winnowed down to between 500 and 600 cases, over 150 lawyers from over 50 plaintiffs law firms are seeking court approval of the dispersal of up to $143.75 million in attorney fees as well as costs undertaken for the … Read More