Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer and Asbestos

Many Canadians are still regularly exposed to asbestos where they work, visit, go to school or live. Asbestos exposure can cause deadly mesothelioma, lung cancer and other diseases years after the asbestos fibres are inhaled.  The indestructible fibres cause respiratory difficulty, but over a long time can lead to cancers such as Mesothelioma.  Severe illness
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Vioxx Class Action Settlement Now Paid

It has been a long and difficult journey of almost 12 years since the recall of the anti-inflammatory drug Vioxx.  The case in Canada started with the recall of the drug at Halloween of 2004 and it took until Canada Day of 2016 when the claims were finally paid.  On June 29, 2016 a Purolator
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Waiting for MONEY – VIOXX Claims Will Soon Be Paid

        HOW MUCH EACH CLAIMANT WILL BE PAID REMAINS CONFIDENTIAL AND WE DO NOT YET HAVE THAT INFORMATION.  ONCE POINT VALUE IS KNOWN EACH CLAIMANT CAN MULTIPLY THE NUMBER OF POINTS THEY HAVE BY THE VALUE OF A POINT TO KNOW HOW MUCH THEY WILL BE PAID (BEFORE LEGAL FEES, SALES TAX
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STATUS OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR VIOXX

  THE VIOXX CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FOR CANADA IS BEING IMPLEMENTED. FILING CLAIMS OPENED APRIL 20, 2013 AND CLOSED AUGUST 19, 2013. CLAIMS ARE STILL BEING ASSESSED BY THE CLAIMS ADMINISTRATOR AS OF APRIL 2015.  THIS POST DETAILS HOW THE SETTLEMENT PROCESS PROCEEDED.  FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON THE STATUS OF CLAIM NOW PLEASE
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Celebrex Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Compared

    PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING CELEBREX OR BEXTRA CLAIMS PASSED ON DECEMBER 20, 2012 Pfizer’s Cox 2 inhibitor drug Celebrex is similar to Merck’s Vioxx and Pfizer’s more powerful version Bextra.  Celebrex remains on the market and Bextra was banned soon after Vioxx in 2004.  While Merck’s equivalent drug Vioxx
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