Daily Archives: November 9, 2011 - 2 results


Posted 3 years ago in Products Liability by Arthur Buono  
Hair Regrowth Drug Propecia Ruining Men’s Sex Lives

The giant drugmaker Merck is the target once again of serious product liability claims. Merck’s popular hair-loss treatment Propecia has come under fire for causing serious, lasting side effects – including impotence - in men who’ve used it.   Propecia regrows hair but may diminish sexual function Experience and independent study show side effects far worse than disclosed Failure to warn of side effects a recognized theory of products liability law   Propecia has been prescribed since 1997 for treatment of …

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Posted 3 years ago in Labor and Employment by Keith Ecker  
Female Employees Pursue Giant Wal-Mart Sex Discrimination Case

Despite being dealt a major blow by the Supreme Court, hundreds of thousands of female Wal-Mart employees will continue to seek compensation for allegations of pay and promotion discrimination based on sex. On June 20, the High Court ruled that the nationwide class, which consisted of any woman who worked at a Wal-Mart store since Dec. 26, 1998, could not proceed because it failed to point to a companywide policy that had a common effect on all women covered by …

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