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We handle a broad range of legal matters including; Class Actions, Mass Torts, Complex Litigation, Defective Drug Cases, Other Defective Product Cases, Personal Injury, Maritime Law, and Insurance Coverage Disputes.

NFL and Ex-players Settle in Concussion Lawsuit

The National Football League has reached a “historic” $765 million settlement with retired players over concussion-related brain injuries agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research. read more

Yamaha Motor Corp. Defective Outboard Motor Investigation

The Dugan Lawfirm is investigating claims for a class action suit against Yamaha Motor Corp. USA for allegedly making outboard boating motors with a defective aluminum coating in the exhaust system. read more

Byetta Linked to Pancreatic and Thyroid Cancer

Byetta (exenatide) is an incretin mimetic used in the treatment of type-2 diabetes. Byetta is a self-injected medication and is injected subcutaneously (just under the skin), prior to meals. Reports suggest Byetta side effects may have caused at least 2 deaths and a number of serious injuries. The first Byetta lawsuit was filed in 2008. Other Byetta lawsuits have since followed. read more

Tylenol / Acetaminophen & Liver Damage

The Dugan Lawfirm is investigating injury claims associated with Tylenol®, the brand name for acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is the leading pain and fever reducing drug in American households today, and recent studies have shown however that Tylenol/acetaminophen can cause severe liver damage. read more

Judge Appoints James Dugan of The Dugan Law Firm to the Pradaxa Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee

James Dugan of The Dugan Law Firm was one of several attorneys appointed by Judge Herndon to the PSC to lead and coordinate the litigation on behalf of individuals who were allegedly injured as a result of taking pradaxa. read more

NFL Concussion Litigation

The NFL Concussion Litigation seeks to recover damages for injuries sustained by the Plaintiffs as the direct and proximate result of the wrongful conduct of the Defendants in connection with the failure to take effective action to protect players and/or failure to inform players of the true risks associated with … read more

Healthcare / Insurance Litigation

With the dramatic rise of health care costs, the Dugan Lawfirm is leading actions around the country, challenging wide-ranging fraudulent and unfair conduct in the healthcare industry that contribute to these higher prices. read more

Antitrust Litigation

“[Antitrust laws] are as important to the preservation of economic freedom and our free-enterprise system as the Bill of Rights is to the protection of our fundamental personal freedoms.” U.S. v. Topco Associates, Inc., 405 U.S. 596, 610 (1972). Unfortunately, individuals and businesses sometimes violate the rules of our market-based … read more

Pradaxa Lawsuits

Pradaxa is being investigated by the FDA for serious side effects including: death and unusual bruising or bleeding/hemorrhaging. read more

Actos Bladder Cancer

On June 15, 2011 the FDA issued an urgent health warning to users and prescribers of the drug Actos acknowledging the recent statistical data that shows up to a 40% increase in risk for bladder cancer in users of Actos. The studies further show that the risk of bladder cancer increases with higher dosages and longer courses of treatment with Actos. read more

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