By Garrett Bradley, Esq. and Guillaume Buell, Esq. Posted on April 18, 2019 On March 19, 2019, a class action was filed against MobileTeleSystemsPJSC arising under the federal securities laws regarding the Company’s disclosure on March 19, 2014 that the United States Department of Justice also is conducting a parallel investigation related to the Company’s […]

Transvaginal Mesh Sales Halted The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered makers of transvaginal surgical mesh implants to immediately stop the distribution and sale of the products in the United States. The FDA said that Boston Scientific and Coloplast, the last two companies selling these products in the U.S., have not demonstrated “a […]

By Leah M. McMorris, Esq. Published April 1, 2019 Service members in the U.S. military may have been exposed to excessive noise while using 3M Combat Earplugs. From 2003 until 2015, 3M Company had the exclusive U.S. military contract to supply millions of pairs of Combat Arms Earplugs to U.S. service members. Soldiers thought the […]

By Garrett J. Bradley, Esq. and Guillaume Buell, Esq. Published March 28, 2019 Thornton Law Firm LLP announces that it is investigating a potential securities class action on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Cango Inc. (NYSE ticker: CANG) pursuant to, or traceable to, Cango’s July 2018 initial public offering (“IPO”). The investigation involves possible […]

By David C. Strouss, Esq. UPDATE: The jury awarded over $80 million dollars to plaintiff Edwin Hardeman; compensatory damages of $5.27 million and punitive damages of $75 million Published March 22, 2019 A federal court jury has ruled unanimously that Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller was a substantial contributing factor in the development of a California man’s […]

by Guillaume Buell, Esq. Posted on March 21, 2019 Thornton Law Firm LLP announces that it is investigating a potential securities class action on behalf of purchasers of the securities of BrightView Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ticker: BV) pursuant to, or traceable to, the registration statement and prospectus issued in connection with BrightView’s June 2018 initial public offering […]

By Leah M. McMorris and Leslie-Anne Taylor Posted on March 19, 2019 A California jury awarded $29 million to a woman dying from mesothelioma cancer in her lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, attributing her development of the asbestos-linked cancer to her use of J&J baby powder. Plaintiff Teresa Leavitt, the mother of two children, was […]

Thornton Law Firm is a proud corporate sponsor of the Cristo Rey High School Work-Study Program. Loren, a junior at Cristo Rey in Boston, is in her second year interning with us. Legal Assistant Mary Collins, a long-term Thornton Law Firm employee, trains, works with, and mentors Loren closely.

By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. Posted on February 12, 2019 Thornton Law Firm is pleased to welcome our newest associate, Madeline Korber. Madeline will represent mesothelioma and asbestos exposure victims, children born with birth defects from parental chemical exposures, securities class actions, and employees with worker’s compensation claims. She is admitted to the Massachusetts and […]

By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. Published January 7, 2019 Every year for the holiday season Thornton Law Firm proudly supports the Heading Home nonprofit. Our staff and lawyers buy and wrap presents to the residents Heading Home serves in shelters, transitional, and permanent housing. Heading Home has been a pioneer in ending homelessness in the […]

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