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2018 Class Action Roundup: Where Are The Top 5 Now?

In our popular series of Class Action articles, we’ve covered the “big five” ongoing Class Action lawsuits (Taxotere, Talcum Powder, Roundup, IVC Filters, and Gadolinium; as well as articles covering several smaller but no less important ongoing lawsuits). Our Class Action series spanned numerous articles and touched on all five of the current biggest classes pursuing litigation as of 2018. Now, with 2018 coming to a close, we’ll present a follow-up article on where these “big five” cases currently stand and where they’re set to go going into 2019.

Gadolinium: Thousands of People Underwent MRIs, Thousands Were Poisoned

Every year hundreds of thousands of patients across the United States undergo MRI–magnetic resonance imaging–for a wide array of medical problems. MRIs with and without contrast are a noninvasive procedure routinely utilized in the healthcare field to provide a better understanding of various pathology and soft tissue within the body. Doctors order MRIs for everything from torn ligaments of the knee to the most life-threatening illnesses such as Alzheimer's and cancer. No matter why the scan is ordered, most will be conducted using a contrast agent. Contrast agents help radiologists better visualize the area of concern and report back clearer...

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