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Frederick Schenk Appointed to Steering Committee for Social Media JCCP MDL

CaseyGerry partner and head of Mass torts, Frederick Schenk has been appointed to the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the Social Media Judicial Council Coordination Proceedings (JCCP) lawsuit against several of the world’s biggest Social media companies, including Facebook and Instagram, YouTube, SnapChat, TikTok, and others.

Exactech® Recall Update

February 21, 2023 Mass Tort Blog

In the fall of 2022, CaseyGerry alerted consumers to the Exactech®, recall for knee and ankle replacement implants due to the early degradation of the polyethylene liner used in these medical implants.

Hair Relaxer Litigation Update

February 21, 2023 Mass Tort Blog

In October 2022 , the US National Institute of Health (NIH) published a study showing a strong correlation between the frequency of use of hair relaxers/hair straighteners, and several types of cancers such as Uterine cancer.

Hair Straightener Lawsuits

Hair Straightener Lawsuit Information

December 12, 2022 Blog,Mass Tort Blog

Hair straightener cancer lawsuits are being filed against manufacturers including L’Oreal, Strength of Nature, Soft Sheen, Dabure, Namaste and others for failure to disclose potential dangers of use. 

The law firm of CaseyGerry is investigating hair relaxer manufacturers and the link between relaxers and uterine cancers in users.  

exactech recall

Exactech Recall Lawsuit Information

December 6, 2022 Blog,Mass Tort Blog,Recalls
Over 200,000 Affected by Exactech Recall 

Global medical device company, Exactech, has issued a recall for knee and ankle replacement implants. The recall has affected at least 250,000 individuals.

According to Drugwatch, the Florida-based company, which has been manufacturing implants such as joint replacements since 1985, issued the recall due to potential degradation of the polyethylene liner in ankle and knee joints caused by improper packaging.