Dianne Nast Appointed as Interim Co-Lead Counsel in Zytiga Lawsuit

Dianne Nast of NastLaw and Michael Roberts of Roberts Law Group have been appointed as interim co-lead class counsel in a lawsuit against the manufacturers of Zytiga. The case alleges that Janssen, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, willfully and wrongfully maintained monopoly power and harmed competition by initiating and pursuing meritless patent infringement litigation that delayed entry of generic … Read More

Dianne Nast Appointed as Interim Co-Lead Counsel in Insulin Price Fixing Lawsuit

Dianne Nast of NastLaw, Michael Roberts of Roberts Law Group, and Don Barrett of Barrett Law Group, have been appointed as interim co-lead class counsel in a class action lawsuit involving several insulin drugs. The Plaintiffs, direct purchasers of the analog insulin drugs NovoLog, Humalog, Lantus and Levemir, have accused the three insulin drug manufacturers of those drugs – Novo … Read More

$2 Billion Awarded to Couple in Monsanto Roundup Trial

May, 2019 $2 billion have been awarded to a couple in Oakland, California after a jury finds that extended exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer led to their non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer diagnosis. Alva and Alberta Pilliod had been using Roundup for residential landscaping for 30 years. They will also receive $55 million to cover medical expenses, pain and suffering. … Read More

Bayer Loses its Second Roundup Legal Battle, 11,200 Lawsuits are Still Pending

March, 2019 A federal jury in San Francisco found that Edwin Hardmen’s use of Monsanto’s Roundup in his yard was a “substantial factor” in causing him to develop a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Hardmen’s lawyer argued that Monsanto “influenced and manipulated” science surrounding the popular weedkiller and its active ingredient glyphosate. The new study released on March 18, 2019, by the International … Read More

Bayer to Discontinue Problematic Essure Birth Control Implants

A lengthy campaign by health advocates and thousands of women to remove Bayer’s birth control method Essure has proven successful. Bayer announced this past July that they would discontinue sales of Essure by the end of the year. The implant has caused a myriad of problems for scores of women. The subject of an estimated 16,000 Essure lawsuits or claims … Read More

$289 Million Verdict Awarded in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

Dewayne Johnson was awarded $289 million in a lawsuit that claimed Monsanto’s popular weedkiller, Roundup, gave him terminal cancer. More than 800 patients have filed lawsuits against Monsanto claiming Roundup gave them cancer. Johnson’s case was the first to go to trial after doctors feared that he would not live to hear the verdict. Johnson testified that he applied Roundup … Read More

Dianne Nast Ranked by Chambers USA

Dianne Nast, founder of NastLaw, was honored by Chambers USA in their 2018 attorney rankings. Chambers USA highly recommends Ms. Nast as a Product Liability: Plaintiffs lawyer, placing Ms. Nast among a select few product liability attorneys in the nation. Chambers USA covers all the states in the USA. The awards are based on research for the 2017 edition of … Read More

Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid Lawsuit Status

NastLaw is committed to providing the latest information on the Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid Lawsuit Status. Many lawsuits have been filed and are being investigated for claims that Nexium, Prilosec or Prevacid products, known as Proton Pump Inhibitors, commonly referred to as PPI’s, cause chronic kidney disease or other serious kidney injuries. We will provide ongoing updates on the Proton Pump … Read More

Pennsylvania Woman Joins Growing Legal Backlash Against Equifax

Barbara Hensley, a resident of Reading, Pennsylvania, has filed a lawsuit against Equifax after her information was compromised in the massive data breach that affected 143 million Americans. Hensley filed the lawsuit after learning that her sensitive data including Social Security number, address, driver’s license data, birth date, and potentially even her credit card number was put at risk. “The … Read More

Over 18K Former NFL Players Registered Concussion Claims

Over 18,400 retired National Football League players or their relatives have registered to receive benefits in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) over brain injuries former players suffered from during their sports careers. August 7, 2017, was the final deadline for players to register for the NFL settlement program. The settlement program includes: An uncapped monetary fund for qualified players $75 million … Read More