Strauss Troy Co. has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court in the Southern District of Ohio against Bayer, manufacturer of the drug Xarelto®, and Janssen Pharmacefuticals (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson that marketed the drug in the U.S.). Xarelto (generic name rivaroxaban) is generally referred to as a blood thinner. It is prescribed …Read More
In today’s media-saturated world, where the power of the internet can bring global attention in an instant, the threat of unfair criticism is ever present. But when criticism is based on a false statement, that can cross the line into unlawful defamation. The law can protect you if you are the victim of defamation, but …Read More
Social media has become an integral part of our personal and professional lives. It is nearly impossible to find an individual or organization without a corresponding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Snapchat account. While the benefits of social media are readily apparent, the legal risks that accompany it are often overlooked. At the touch …Read More
JOHNSON & JOHNSON is now facing more than 1,200 lawsuits, filed by women with ovarian cancer, who have used Johnson’s baby powder or Johnson’s Shower to Shower talcum powder product for feminine hygiene. In 1971, British researchers analyzed 13 ovarian tumors under a microscope and found talc particles deeply embedded in 10 of them. In …Read More
Strauss Troy is investigating potential claims against Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky, Inc., which relate to the limits it imposes on coverage for the treatment of autism in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Kentucky Autism Mandate requires that every individual health insurance policy issued in Kentucky after January 1, 2011, include coverage for the treatment …Read More
On June 21, Volkswagen will announce the settlement that will be offered to defrauded VW diesel customers. At that time, a decision must be made as to whether to accept the settlement or to file a separate lawsuit seeking to hold Volkswagen responsible for additional compensation and punitive damages because of its fraudulent conduct. Strauss …Read More
Recent research demonstrates that there may be a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. When used in the genital area, tiny particles can travel to the ovaries causing inflammation, which might allow cancer cells to flourish. Talcum powder is made from the mineral talc. Talc rocks are mined and then processed by crushing, drying …Read More
Shares of Fitbit continue to slide as investors file multiple lawsuits alleging false heart-rate information. The class action suit claims the “Charge HR” and “Surge” fitness watches do not accurately measure heart rates.
Strauss Troy, a leading local litigation firm based in downtown Cincinnati and Covington, KY, has successfully blocked Volkswagen’s attempt to transfer three locally filed Volkswagen Diesel lawsuits to Federal Court in California. Earlier today, a German Newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported that Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) is likely to buy back 115,000 cars in the U.S.
But how you say something can be just as important as what you say.
Ohio’s defamation law recognizes that context, and circumstances in which you say something, matters.