Zostavax Fails to Prevent Shingles and Causes Injuries

Daniel Sproviero Drug Injury, Vaccine Injury

Zostavax was developed to prevent the outbreak of shingles (herpes zoster) in adults 50 and older. Shingles is caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster) due largely to stress. The symptoms of shingles include severe pain, discomfort, and a rash across the body. People who suffer from shingles experience a severely decreased quality of life. Merck is …

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HPV vaccine lawyer Mark Sadaka meets with 11 Japanese Attorneys

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Mark Sadaka met with 11 attorneys from Japan who represent 125 women suffering serious injuries resulting from Gardasil. The attorneys sought out Mr. Sadaka for his knowledge and expertise in litigating these cases. Mr. Sadaka is the first and only attorney to successfully prove that the HPV vaccine caused the death of 21-year-old Christina Tarsell. Less than a month after …

Florida Man Files New Zostavax Lawsuit In New Jersey

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In one of the newest lawsuits against the drug Zostavax and its manufacturer Merck & Co., a Florida man filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. In the lawsuit, the man alleges shortly after receiving the Zostavax shingles vaccination, he sustained numerous injuries as a result of side effects from the vaccine. Based on …

Mark T. Sadaka Appointed as Co-lead Counsel in Zostavax National Product Liability Lawsuits

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Sadaka Associates founder Mark T. Sadaka was appointed as co-lead counsel of the Zostavax Multi District Litigation (MDL). ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (PRWEB) November 12, 2018 Mark T. Sadaka was appointed by Judge Harvey Bartle of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania as co-lead counsel of the Zostavax Multi District Litigation (MDL). As co-lead counsel, Mr. Sadaka will help lead a team of …

Jury Holds Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer Accountable For Man’s Cancer

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Last Friday, a jury in San Francisco ordered Monsanto, an agribusiness giant, to pay almost $300 million to a man that formerly worked as a school groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, who is now dying of cancer. Johnson claimed Roundup week killer, one of Monsanto’s popular products, contributed to his cancer diagnosis. Johnson’s lawsuit is just the first among thousands of cases …

Mark Sadaka argues for Zostavax victims before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation

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Mark Sadaka travelled to Santa Fe, New Mexico to argue before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation for the 1000s of people injured by Zostavax, a vaccine given to adults to prevent shingles. Because there are so many cases, Merck asked for all of the cases to be heard in front of one court. Sadaka Associates argued that the case …

Apple Hit with Second Class Action Lawsuit Over Defective Keyboards in Recent MacBook, MacBook Pro Models

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Apple was hit with a class action lawsuit in May over the design of its butterfly style keyboards featured on its MacBook and MacBook Pro models. The suit, filed in Northern California, complains about faulty key switches in the keyboards, specifically keys becoming stuck and virtually unusable, rendering the laptops themselves useless. The problem lies with the 2015 version of …

What You Need to Know About the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic

Sadaka Associates Defective Drug, Hazardous Chemicals, Serious Personal Injury

Opioids are powerful pain medications that are prescribed or obtained illegally. Although opioids relieves pain, they are some of the most addictive drugs on earth. The drugs are so dangerous that the final out come is death or recovery. In 2015, 33,000 people died from opioid overdoses in the United States. Further, opioids are a nationwide health crisis. This article …

What to Consider With an Out of Court Settlement

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When a plaintiff is offered an out-of-court settlement, it’s usually because the defendant wants to avoid going to trial. Whether to accept a settlement offer is a big decision for a plaintiff. They must decide if it is better for them to accept what has been offered, or reject it and let their case be decided by a judge and …