A California lawyer won a partial victory last week in a federal lawsuit alleging that Zicam nasal spray caused his loss of smell.Read More »
WASHINGTON – This term the U.S. Supreme Court will take up Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano, a securities case stemming from a class action against the manufacturer of the cold remedy Zicam.Read More »
A class action against the manufacturer of Zicam alleging that the company violated the Securities Exchange Act by failing to disclose material information – specifically, that the product causes a loss of smell – can go forward, the 9th Circuit ...Read More »
In what could be the opening salvo in a new wave of lawsuits against the maker of Zicam, lawyers on Monday filed an Arizona lawsuit on behalf of 117 people who claim they have suffered loss of smell after using the popular nasal spray. Click here for the full article from The Arizona Republic.
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Zicam and hundreds of other homeopathic remedies -- highly diluted drugs made from natural ingredients -- are legally sold as treatments with explicit claims of medical benefit. Yet they don't require federal checks for safety, effectiveness or even the right ingredients. An Associated Press analysis of the Food and Drug Administration's side-effect reports found more than 800 homeopathic ingredients were potentially implicated in health problems last year. Complaints ranged from vomiting to attempted suicide. Click here for the full article.Read More »