Defective 3M Combat Arms Earplugs From 2003 until 2015, 3M Company sold and distributed millions of pairs of Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2), to the U.S. military. The 3M earplugs were used by U.S. service members, including combat veterans who served tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2018, 3M agreed to pay $9.1 million… Read More

Talc Powder and Cancer Powder made from talc has been implicated in the development of cancer.  Talc, the softest of all the minerals, has been used for centuries for cosmetic purposes.  Crushed, it is used to protect the skin by absorbing moisture and keeping the skin dry, reducing friction and discomfort, and to perfume the… Read More

DePuy Attune Knee Replacement Lawsuit DePuy Attune Knee Problems The DePuy Synthes Attune total knee arthroplasty (TKA) system has been the subject of hundreds of complaints to the FDA about the knee device’s problems. The DePuy Attune Knee was introduced in 2010 and a recent study finds a higher than normal device failure rate. The failure… Read More

What Is Actemra? Actemra is prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis. It is a biologic drug, known as a monoclonal antibody. It is administered by injection every 1 to 2 weeks, or by intravenous infusion once a month. It is manufactured by Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche. Why Is It Prescribed? The FDA has approved Actemra as a… Read More

Ovarian cancer linked to talcum powder Use of talcum powder on the genitals and perineal area, including on sanitary napkins, may raise a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to scientific studies conducted since 1982. Millions of women have used Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and Shower to Shower talc powders for years because… Read More

Monsanto and Roundup Weed Killer Health Injuries Thornton Law Firm was among the first law firms to sue Monsanto Company for significant health injuries as a result of Roundup® exposure.   In 2012 our firm first filed lawsuits on behalf of 125  children with significant birth injuries as a result of their parents’ using Roundup weedkiller… Read More

Aortic Side Effects From Fluoroquinolones Widely prescribed antibiotics Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox have been linked with aortic aneurysms and dissections, which are potentially fatal side effects. Fluoroquinolones are very strong antibiotics that are often prescribed for common infections like bronchitis, sinusitis, and urinary tract infections. Recent epidemiologic studies have shown significantly increased risk of serious… Read More

Committed to protecting consumers from financial and physical harm The consumer class action attorneys at Thornton Law Firm LLP understand the emotional and financial toll a corporate misrepresentation or fraud can have. Through numerous cases, we have helped victims obtain justice against companies and industries that prey on consumers: Manufacturers Conveyancing/lending settlement service providers Insurance… Read More

You have a story to tell. Something is wrong at work. You know it. You know that what is happening isn’t right and isn’t fair. Someone should do something about it. You. With the help of an experienced whistleblower litigation lawyer, you can bring fraud to light without endangering yourself and without having to pay… Read More

What is a whistleblower lawsuit? A whistleblower lawsuit is filed under the federal False Claims Act or a similar state statute. False claims acts allow people who know fraud is being perpetrated against the government to file lawsuits to stop the fraud. People who file claims are commonly referred to as whistleblowers or relators. Whistleblowers… Read More