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First Bair Hugger Knee Replacement Infection Lawsuit Headed to Trial, after Federal Judge Refuses to Dismiss Design Defect Claim

The federal judge overseeing thousands of hip and knee replacement infection lawsuits involving the 3M Company’s Bair Hugger forced air warmer blanket has denied a defense motion seeking to dismiss a design defect claim from the case selected for the … Continue reading

FDA Aware of Nuplazid Deaths, Other Adverse Events, But Won’t Modify Label Warnings

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is continuing to monitor side effects and deaths among Parkinson’s disease patients treated with Nuplazid. For now, however, the agency sees no reason to alter the safety information currently included on the medication’s label. … Continue reading

Xarelto Lawsuit Trial News: Pennsylvania Plaintiff Claims Defendants Failed to Warn of Risks Allegedly Associated with Triple Therapy

Pennsylvania’s second Xarelto lawsuit trial got underway earlier this month, with the plaintiff accusing Bayer and Johnson & Johnson of concealing the side effects that may occur when the controversial blood thinner is used in combination with Plavix and other … Continue reading

Federal Testosterone Litigation Prepping Androderm Lawsuits for Bellwether Trials

The federal court overseeing thousands of testosterone treatment lawsuits is preparing to try a series of cases involving Androderm, a transdermal patch marketed by Actavis Pharmaceuticals. According to a Case Management Order issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District … Continue reading

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict: C.R. Bard Ordered to Pay $33 Million to Recipient of Align and Avaulta Pelvic Mesh Implants

C.R. Bard, Inc. has been ordered to pay $33 million in compensatory damages to a transvaginal mesh lawsuit plaintiff and her husband, after a jury in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court determined that the company’s Align and Avaulta pelvic … Continue reading

Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits Mount, as Kidney Damage Claims Exceed 2,000 Nationwide

Plaintiffs throughout the nation continue to file proton pump inhibitor lawsuits for kidney failure and other renal complications allegedly related to the long-term use of heartburn drugs like Nexium, Prilosec and PrevAcid. Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits Pending in New Jersey, … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson Hit with Another Big Talcum Powder Lawsuit Verdict, as Jury Awards $117 Million in Total Damages to Mesothelioma Victim

Johnson & Johnson was dealt another setback yesterday in the massive litigation involving its talcum powder products, as a New Jersey jury awarded $80 million in punitive damages to a plaintiff who alleged his life-long use of Baby Powder was … Continue reading

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Plaintiff Takes Stand in First New Jersey C.R. Bard Trial

The plaintiff at the center of New Jerseys’ first trial of a transvaginal mesh lawsuit involving products manufactured by C.R. Bard, Inc. recently took the stand to recount the painful complications she allegedly experienced in connection with the company’s Align … Continue reading

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Mount, as Tennessee Plaintiff Seeks Compensation for Atrium C-Qur Complications

Hernia mesh lawsuits continue to mount in courts throughout the country, as a woman from Tennessee became one of the most recent plaintiffs to seek compensation for injuries and complications allegedly associated with Atrium Medical Corp’s C-Qur hernia patch. Atrium … Continue reading

Another AndroGel Testosterone Lawsuit Heads to Trial in May

The federal court overseeing thousands of testosterone lawsuits filed on behalf of men who claim their use of AndroGel caused heart attacks, strokes and blood clots is preparing to convene its next bellwether trial next month. AndroGel Pulmonary Embolism Testimony … Continue reading

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