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Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs Seeks New Trial on Basis of Recent Study

A Mississippi woman whose Xarelto lawsuit was selected for the litigation’s third bellwether trial is seeking a retrial, citing the findings of a recent study co-authored by “leading Bayer scientists” Dora Mingo’s lawsuit went to trial last month in Mississippi … Continue reading

Another Homeopathic Manufacturer Cited for Belladonna in Teething Drugs

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning letter to Nova Homeopathic, a New Mexico-based company that markets an infant teething medication laced with potentially-toxic belladonna. The FDA letter is the third issued this year to … Continue reading

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Alleges C. R. Bard Ventralight ST Device Is Unreasonably Dangerous, Incompatible with Human Tissue

A North Carolina man has filed a hernia mesh lawsuit against C.R. Bard that alleges its Ventralight ST hernia patch is unreasonably dangerous and incompatible with human tissue. Ventralight ST mesh is manufactured by Bard’s Davol, Inc. subsidiary, and is indicated … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Woman Praises $57 Million Verdict in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

The Pennsylvania woman at the center of the state’s latest transvaginal mesh lawsuit trial is now going public with her story, just weeks after a Philadelphia jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon, Inc. subsidiary to pay her more … Continue reading

Missouri Set to Convene Sixth Talcum Powder Trial on October 16th

Missouri is on track to convene its sixth talcum powder lawsuit on October 16, 2017, following a hearing in the 22nd Circuit Court for St. Louis on Monday. The trial will involve a wrongful death lawsuit filed by a single … Continue reading

Australian Researchers Find Proton Pump Inhibitors Overused, Call for Deprescribing Programs

As proton pump inhibitor lawsuits continue to mount in U.S. Courts, a new study out of Australia suggests that drugs like Nexium, Prilosec, and PrevAcid are overused worldwide, prompting its authors to recommend that the popular heartburn drugs be the … Continue reading

Study Suggests Levaquin Side Effects May Include Increased Risk of GI Perforations

A recently-published study suggests that patients who take Levaquin or other fluoroquinolone antibiotics may face an increased risk of gastrointestinal (GI) perforations. Fluoroquinolones, including Levaquin, Cipro, and Avelox, are among the most commonly prescribed antibiotics. However, up to 20% of … Continue reading

As U.S. Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filings Mount, Controversy Takes on International Scope

Even as hernia mesh lawsuits involving devices marketed by Ethicon, Inc. and Atrium Medical Corp. continue to mount in U.S. Courts, patients around the globe are coming forward with their stories of hernia repairs that went horrifically wrong, allegedly due … Continue reading

Insys Executives Face October 18th Trial Over Subsys Kickback Charges

Six former Insys Pharmaceuticals executives accused of bribing doctors to prescribe Subsys spray will head to trial on October 18th in Massachusetts federal court. Subsys is a spray version of fentanyl, a highly-addictive opioid painkiller that is significantly more powerful … Continue reading

Taxotere Lawsuit Attorneys Must Report All Potential Claimants to Participate in Any Possible Settlement

The federal court overseeing hundreds of Taxotere lawsuits filed over the cancer drug’s alleged association with permanent alopecia has issued a new Pretrial Order pertaining to the collection of data by the Plaintiffs’ Settlement Committee. According to a September 7th … Continue reading

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