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Male Breast Cancer Linked to Camp Lejeune Contamination Scandal

September 29, 2023 Blog,Mass Tort Blog

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 500 thousand to one million people who lived and worked at Camp Lejeune Military base were exposed to toxic elements in the water supply between 1953 and 1987.

The Tragic Impact of the Camp Lejeune Contamination on Families

September 22, 2023 Blog,Mass Tort Blog

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was enacted in 2022, enabling those who suffered from exposure to the toxic waters of Camp Lejeune, to file claims against responsible parties including the U.S.

CaseyGerry Investigates Reports of Gallbladder Issues and Gastroparesis in Ozempic® Users

August 22, 2023 Blog,Mass Tort Blog

CaseyGerry is investigating reports linking the use of the prescription drug Ozempic® to Cholelothiasis (gallstones), Cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder), and other gallbladder health issues, as well as Gastroparesis.

Ozempic® and similar medications are used by some patients with diabetes to control blood glucose levels.

CaseyGerry Attorney Named to Social Media Steering Committee – Social Media Addiction

SAN DIEGO (June 6, 2023) Frederick Schenk, a longtime CaseyGerry partner and head of the firm’s mass torts practice, was recently appointed by Judge Carolyn Kuhl of the Los Angeles Superior Court to serve on the plaintiffs steering committee in the social media judicial council coordination proceedings (JCCP) lawsuit against some of the world’s biggest Social media companies, including Facebook and Instagram, YouTube, SnapChat, TikTok, and others.

Consumer Alert – Boppy Infant Lounger Manufacturer Re-Issues Recall After More Infant Deaths

June 8, 2023 Blog,Mass Tort Blog

Boppy has re-issued a recall of the Boppy Infant Lounger which has been linked to at least 10 infant deaths. The Boppy loungers under recall are the Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers. 

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.

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.