lawsuits

healthcare

The Obamacare Lawsuit That's Getting Buried in the News

A group of Republican state attorneys general went to court this week with a lawsuit aimed at striking down the Affordable Care Act.
Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
9.7.18
you've been gooped

Goop Settled a Lawsuit Over Unscientific Claims About Its Products

Gwyneth Paltrow's company is also offering refunds to anyone who bought its now-infamous vaginal eggs.
Susan Rinkunas
9.5.18
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
herpes

The New Lawsuit Against Sephora Is Probably Bullshit

The chances of contracting herpes from a lipstick sample—and proving it—are extremely low.
Michelle Malia
10.31.17
women's health

The Many Women Suing Johnson & Johnson

The company faces an estimated 60,000 lawsuits over three products.
Amy Martyn
10.30.17
Cancer

Johnson & Johnson Faces 5,000 Lawsuits Over Baby Powder

But does using talcum powder really cause ovarian cancer?
Alexandra Ossola
8.30.17
rights

Health Insurance Company Fined $200K for Denying Care to Trans People

Seven patients in California were denied coverage for gender transition-related care.
Ed Cara
8.18.17
h20-no

Lawsuit Claims Poland Spring Water Is 'a Colossal Fraud’

The plaintiffs say it's nothing more than common groundwater.
Jesse Hicks
8.18.17
united states of addiction

OxyContin Maker Has Now Been Sued by Six States

Is Big Pharma going the way of Big Tobacco?
Jesse Hicks
8.15.17
Sex

Catholic Hospitals Are Still Denying Women Pregnancy-Related Care for 'Moral Reasons'

Now, the ACLU is suing healthcare giant Dignity Health for denying women tubal ligations and other contraceptive care.
Peter Holslin
5.3.16