Article
November 23, 2016

PBC is pleased to announce that its own Chris Coffin has been appointed to the Plaintiffs? Steering Committee that will take the lead on all federal Taxotere litigation for plaintiffs throughout the U.S.

Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis and primarily used to treat breast cancer, is linked to permanent hair loss or ?alopecia? in women who were undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

Article
August 17, 2016

 

We are currently investigating and accepting claims and filing cases for anyone that has been exposed to the commercial herbicide and weed killer, Roundup, on their farm, home or on the job and who were diagnosed with certain cancers.  Roundup, or glyphosate, has been recently scientifically linked to Non-Hodgkin?s Lymphoma and other cancers.

 

Article
June 29, 2016

Class members who submitted timely and valid claims for the pediatric Celexa, Lexapro settlement began receiving checks on June 27, 2016.  The class action accused Celexa and Lexapro manufacturer, Forest Laboratories, of improperly marketing the medications to minors under the age of 18.  The plaintiffs are represented by Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC and Pendley, Baudin & Coffin, L.L.P.  Click here to read more.

Verdict
June 08, 2016

Patrick Pendley of Pendley, Baudin & Coffin, L.L.P. presented a $290,000 check to ARC-Iberville after winning a class action settlement filed against British Petroleum after the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Article
May 11, 2016

Law360, New York (May 9, 2016, 4:05 PM ET) -- Health care fund providers seeking to recover money lost because of Forest Laboratories?

Article
March 24, 2016

The lawyers at Pendley, Baudin and Coffin LLP are representing women across the country who have suffered severe permanent hair loss (alopecia) as a result of taking Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug used to treat multiple forms of cancer.  Each Taxotere hair loss case will be given the individual care and attention that it deserves and will not be pursued as part of a class action lawsuit.  

Article
March 17, 2016

 

PBC?s Chris Coffin is part of a panel of attorneys that will present on the current state of Taxotere litigation at the 2016 Mass Torts Made Perfect conference.

PBC recently filed one of the first Taxotere lawsuits in the nation, alleging it causes permanent hair loss in some women who were treated with the drug while undergoing chemotherapy.

The lawsuit contends that the manufacturer of Taxotere, Sanofi-Aventis, did not warn patients and physicians properly of the risks associated with taking the drug and permanent alopecia.

Article
March 11, 2016

Chris Coffin of Pendley, Baudin & Coffin was a speaker at a Taxotere Hair Loss Litigation Webinar held Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Lawyers litigating Taxotere cases presented a range of topics.  Included were overview of the case, intake, Taxotere toxicity and causation, state of the litigation, all about Sanofi Aventis, generic vs. brand name, etc.

Article
March 10, 2016

Patrick W. Pendley participated in the American Bar Association seminar on March 10, 2016 in New Orleans, entitled ?Class Action Litigation in America?A National Symposium?.  Pendley appeared on a panel with The Honorable Eldon E. Fallon, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana and Professor Edward Sherman, former Dean of the Tulane Law School.  The panel topic was ?View from the Bench and Bar?

Article
March 10, 2016

 

On behalf of the firm?s client, Erma Spann, PBC lawyers filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of Taxotere in Illinois Federal Court today.  The complaint alleges that Ms. Spann received Taxotere as part of her treatment for breast cancer in 2005.  Following her Taxotere treatment, Ms. Spann experienced permanent disfiguring hair loss.  Ms. Spann alleges that, despite the fact that the manufacturer of Taxotere was aware of the serious risk of permanent hair loss from Taxotere use, she and her doctors were never warned of the risk.