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Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuit Heads to Mediation in Pennsylvania

Parties to a Stryker hip replacement lawsuit have agreed to mediation, after a Pennsylvania federal judge dismissed most of the Plaintiff’s claims, save a single charge of negligent failure to warn. According to the complaint, Gary Webb received Stryker hip components … Continue reading

With 1,100+Taxotere Lawsuits Pending, Federal Hair Loss Litigation Schedules July Status Conference

Plaintiffs who allegedly experienced permanent hair loss following chemotherapy with Taxotere continue to file claims in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in Louisiana. Court records indicate that 1,116 Taxotere lawsuits were pending in the proceeding as of June 15th, … Continue reading

Bair Hugger Lawsuit News: New Order Establishes Sequence of Federal Bellwether Trials

The federal court overseeing hundreds of deep joint infection lawsuits involving the 3M Bair Hugger has announced the sequence of the litigation’s bellwether trials. Those trials, which are slated to begin next February, could provide some clues as to how … Continue reading

New Invokana Lawsuits Filed Over Ischemic Stroke, Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections

Johnson & Johnson has once again been accused of concealing side effects allegedly associated with Invokana, one of the company’s most important Type 2 diabetes medications. According to lawsuits filed earlier this month in New Jersey federal court, those side … Continue reading

Stryker Hip Lawsuit News: Federal MDL Court Mulling Remand of Three LFIT V40 Femoral Head Claims

The federal court overseeing the multidistrict litigation established for Stryker hip lawsuits involving LFIT CoCr V40 Femoral Heads is considering a plaintiffs’ motion to remand three claims to Massachusetts state court. In opposing remand, defendants argue that the lawsuits’ claims … Continue reading

Levaquin Lawsuit News: Federal Court Provides Update on Progress of Peripheral Neuropathy Litigation

The federal court overseeing pretrial proceedings for hundreds of peripheral neuropathy lawsuits involving Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox convened its most recent Status Conference on May 31st. An update since provided by the Court  indicates that discovery is moving forward in … Continue reading

New Prilosec Lawsuit Seeks Compensation for Plaintiff’s Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Interstitial Nephritis

The manufacturers of Prilosec have been hit with a new lawsuit over the drug’s alleged potential to cause acute interstitial nephritis and chronic kidney disease. The complaint, filed June 8th in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Ohio, claims … Continue reading

IVC Filter Study Highlights Importance of Timely Retrieval

New research suggests that patients with inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are more likely to experience retrieval complications the longer the devices remain in the body. The study, which was published June 12th in Cardiovascular Interventions, indicated that standard retrieval … Continue reading

Mistrial Declared in Talcum Powder Lawsuit Following U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

A mistrial has been declared in Missouri’s sixth talcum powder ovarian cancer trial, after the U.S. Supreme Court imposed limits on where injured parties may file lawsuits. However, the litigation is far from over, as plaintiffs’ attorneys remain confident they … Continue reading

“Risperdal Boys” Photo Project Vividly Captures Pain of Gynecomastia

Thousands of Risperdal lawsuits have been filed in U.S. courts on behalf of men and boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia due to treatment with the antipsychotic drug. Now a new photography project is vividly capturing the suffering endured by victims … Continue reading

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