Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Feb 28, 2013 1:07:00 PM The injection drug Omontys, used to treat anemia in dialysis patients, has been voluntarily recalled nationwide by the firms selling the drug, Affymax and Takeda. Hypersensitivity reactions — including death – were observed in a number of patients being given the drug. Every lot has been… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Feb 14, 2013 2:00:00 AM Many are aware that DePuy recalled its defective ASR-model hip implants. The ASR, as well as DePuy’s Pinnacle hip, have a metal-on-metal ball and cup design that has caused serious injuries to recipients. We continue to represent individual clients who received these defective hip implants.… Read More


Posted by Thornton Law Firm LLP on Feb 11, 2013 2:30:00 AM On January 10, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit heard oral arguments on the fate of Travelers $510,000,000 asbestos settlement. The statutory direct action settlement counsel had appealed the district court’s March 1, 2012, order which had overturned… Read More


Posted by David C. Strouss Since bringing one of the first cases in the country related to reproductive harm arising from chemical exposure in the semiconductor industry, Thornton Law Firm has been at the leading edge of representing victims of birth injuries. New studies show that workplace chemicals are long known to cause serious birth… Read More


On January 17, the FDA issued new guidance for patients with metal hip implants. While the DePuy ASR hip implants were recalled over 2 years ago, this is the first time the FDA has issued guidance regarding all metal hip implants. What is new is that the FDA is recommending that patients with certain symptoms… Read More


Over the course of three-and-a-half decades of representation of plaintiffs, Thornton Law Firm has grown into the largest plaintiff-only law firm in New England. Always at the leading edge of litigation, Thornton Law Firm has a proven track record of unswerving dedication to clients and an intense focus on working our hardest for you. We… Read More