Record-Breaking Sprinter Issam Asinga Files Suit Against Gatorade Over Alleged Contaminated Product Amidst Career-Defining Olympic Setback

NEW YORK — Issam Asinga, a teenage track sensation from Suriname and once hailed as the fastest high school sprinter in the world, has filed a lawsuit against beverage giant Gatorade after a wellness product he consumed supposedly caused a positive drug test that derailed his burgeoning career. The lawsuit, initiated in the Southern District of New York, asserts that Gatorade-supplied Recovery Gummies, intended to aid athletic recovery, were tainted with a banned substance, leading to Asinga’s four-year suspension from track and field and stripping him of his recent 100 meters record. The allegations by … Read more

Steptoe LLP Loses Three Partners as Venable LLP Gains Ground in Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice

Chicago and Los Angeles have witnessed a significant departure of three partners in the fields of product liability and mass torts from the renowned law firm Steptoe LLP. These partners have now found a new professional home at Venable LLP, marking a significant transition in the legal landscape. The announcement regarding this move was made on Tuesday, and it has garnered considerable attention within the legal community. This development underscores the competitive nature of the legal industry, where high-profile attorneys constantly seek new opportunities to expand their practice and make a greater impact. By joining … Read more

Cannabis Control Division Faces Lawsuit Over Unlawful Product Recall on 4-Year Anniversary of Legal Marijuana Sales in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Cannabis Control Division in New Mexico is facing a new lawsuit as the state marks four years of legal recreational marijuana sales. Instead of celebration, a local cannabis manufacturer has taken legal action against the division over a recent product recall. The manufacturer claims that the recall was “unlawful” and that the state did not follow its own rules in issuing the recall. According to Jacob Candelaria, attorney for Pharmers LLC, the recalled products were manufactured by his clients in the fall of 2022 and passed all required tests mandated by … Read more

Duane Morris LLP Presents Groundbreaking Product Liability and Mass Torts Class Action Review – 2024, Offering Expert Insight for Organizations Facing Legal Challenges

Chicago, IL – Duane Morris LLP, a leading law firm, has released its inaugural publication, the Duane Morris Product Liability and Mass Torts Class Action Review – 2024. This comprehensive review analyzes the key legal rulings, settlements, and litigation trends in the product liability and mass tort class action space in 2023. Written by Duane Morris partners Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Jennifer A. Riley, alongside contributions from members of the Class Action Defense Group, the review provides valuable insights from their extensive experience in defending class action litigation across the United States. Class action … Read more