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  • Audi Emissions Scandal: Audi is facing several class action lawsuits over allegations of CO2 emissions cheating on its automatic gasoline-powered models. Investigators at the California Air Resources Board uncovered evidence that Audi had installed a emissions defeat device on 2012-2016 A6, A8, Q5, Q7, S4, S5, S6, and S7 models that hid the true CO2 emissions levels of the affected vehicles from drivers and regulators.
  • Fentanyl Patch Lawsuits: Fentanyl is an extremely potent opioid painkiller that has been linked to numerous cases of overdose or death. Fentanyl is sold under the brand name Duragesic, as a generic pain patch, or in several additional formulations. Heygood, Orr & Pearson has handled more lawsuits the fentanyl pain patch than all other law firms in the country combined. If you or a loved one have been the victim of a fentanyl overdose, visit our website to find out more about whether you may be eligible to file a lawsuit.
  • Life Settlements Attorneys: Numerous lawsuits have been filed over legal disputes regarding the sale and purchase of life settlement investments. In some cases, life insurance companies have attempted to avoid paying the death benefit on valid life insurance policies sold as life settlements by claiming that these policies were “stranger-originated life insurance” or STOLI policies. Lawsuits have also been filed on behalf of investors, brokers, and other parties involved in life settlement transactions. Heygood, Orr & Pearson has filed several class action lawsuits on behalf of life settlement investors.
  • Mirena IUD Lawsuits Help: Mirena intrauterine devices (IUDs) have been linked to an increased risk of serious complications, including uterine perforation, migration of the IUD outside the uterus, embedding in the uterine wall, and miscarriages or other pregnancy complications. If you have suffered serious complications caused by problems with Mirena IUDs, visit our website to find out if you might qualify to file a lawsuit.
  • Painkiller Overdose Lawyers: Thousands of patients die each year from overdoses caused by prescription opioid painkillers, including Vicodin (hydrocodone), Percocet and OxyContin (oxycodone), Dilaudid (hydromorphone), Duragesic and fentanyl products, methadone, and morphine (MS Contin). Many of these fatal overdoses were caused by the overprescription of these dangerous medications, or by a combined drug overdose due to the prescription of painkillers together with other respiratory suppressant medications. If you our a loved one were the victim of a opioid painkiller overdose, visit our website to find out more about whether you may qualify to file a lawsuit.
  • Silicosis Fracking Lawsuits: Oil and natural gas workers who were employed at drilling sites that used a technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” may be at risk of developing silicosis, lung cancer, or other diseases caused by inhaling airborne silica sand. Residents who live nearby these fracking sites may also be at risk. To learn more about the link between fracking and silicosis and whether you may be eligible to file a lawsuit, please visit our website.
  • Talcum Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits: Women who use talcum powder products for feminine hygiene may be at risk of developing ovarian cancer. Women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using baby powder products containing talc have filed lawsuits against the manufacturers of these products for failing to properly warn them about the cancer risks they may have faced.
  • Volkswagen Diesel Recall Lawsuits: Volkswagen has admitted that the company installed “defeat devices” on VW and Audi “TDI Clean Diesel” engines in order to hide the fact that these vehicles emit up to 40 times more pollution than allowed under federal law. Volkswagen recalled 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide, including 500,000 in the U.S., over the “Dieselgate” scandal. Owners of recalled Volkswagen and Audi diesel vehicles may be eligible to file a lawsuit.