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Jacky Gale

Jacky is a long-time contributor to Injury Lawyer News who believes that education is a powerful tool. She hopes to empower readers with knowledge about the pharmaceutical industry so that they may become their own best advocates.

J&J Ordered to Pay $25 Million in Talc Powder Verdict

Plaintiff Donna Olson, 66, alleged that years of breathing in particles of talc powder manufactured by Johnson & Johnson resulted in her development of mesothelioma, a rare lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Jurors in New York agreed with the plaintiff and ordered the defendants... Read More

Sharp Increase in Nexium, Prilosec Lawsuits Filed

As more patients become aware of the potential complications associated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), there have been an increasing number of lawsuits filed against the drug manufacturers. Currently, there are more than 8,400 lawsuits pending regarding the serious complications Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, and... Read More

Latest Updates in Taxotere Hair Loss Lawsuits

cancer patient hospital hair loss from chemotherapy
Over 12,340 lawsuits have been filed against Sanofi-Aventis with regard to allegations about complications stemming from the defendants’ chemotherapy drug, Taxotere. The plaintiffs claim that the defendants failed to provide adequate warnings to doctors and patients about the risk of permanent hair loss from this... Read More