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Federal Judge Allows Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Lawsuit to Move Forward

The federal judge overseeing hundreds of hernia mesh lawsuits involving Atrium Medical, Inc.’s C-Qur implants has refused to dismiss claims asserted by a potential bellwether plaintiff. Plaintiff Received Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh in 2012 Felicia Blackwood received an Atrium C-Qur … Continue reading

New York Child Sexual Abuse Survivors Reviving Decades-Old Claims, as 1-Year Look-Back Window Opens

Hundreds of child sexual abuse survivors across New York State are expected to file civil lawsuits in the coming months, now that the one-year look-back window created by the recently passed Child Victims Act is officially open. “A Switch in … Continue reading

Vaping Suspected in Wisconsin Lung Damage Cases

Health officials in Wisconsin are investigating a rash of lung damage cases that could be tied to vaping. 8 Wisconsin Teens Admitted to Hospital After Vaping Eight teenagers from Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Winnebago counties were admitted to the Children’s Hospital … Continue reading

EPA Moves to Block Glyphosate Cancer Warnings in California

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will no longer approve cancer warnings for Monsanto Roundup and other glyphosate-based herbicides sold in California. Glyphosate Cancer Controversy Glyphosate is the most popular weed killer in the world. But in March 2015, the … Continue reading

Gilead HIV Drug Lawsuits Will Be Coordinated in San Francisco Superior Court

HIV drug lawsuits filed against Gilead Science, Inc. in the state of California will undergo coordinated discovery in San Francisco Superior Court. Gilead Plaintiffs Sought Coordinated Docket Last May In recent months, hundreds of plaintiffs have filed more than two … Continue reading

Yet Another Injectafer Study Links Iron Infusions to Severely Low Phosphorus Levels

A new study appears to confirm previous research linking Injectafer to severe hypophosphatemia, a potentially life-threatening condition marked by dangerously low levels of phosphorus in the blood. How the Injectafer Study Was Conducted Injectafer (ferric carboxymaltose) is an intravenous medication … Continue reading

Uloric and Allopurinol for Gout: A Comparison

Uloric and allopurinol are indicated for the treatment of gout. While they both reduce uric acid in the blood by inhibiting the action of xanthine oxidase, only Uloric is sold with a Black Box Warning regarding a risk of heart-related … Continue reading

Report Suggests Bayer Willing to Pay $8 Billion to Settle Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

Monsanto Roundup settlement talks appear to be moving forward, with sources telling Bloomberg News that Bayer AG is willing to pay as much as $8 billion to resolve thousands of cancer lawsuits involving the glyphosate-based herbicide. While the offer is … Continue reading

FDA Investigating More E-Cigarette Seizure Reports

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating 127 reports of seizures and other neurological symptoms that occurred after vaping, including many cases involving children and young adults. “The FDA is continuing its scientific investigation to determine if there’s … Continue reading

As First Taxotere Lawsuit Trial Approaches, Plaintiffs Score Partial Win on Expert Testimony

A federal judge said a plaintiff’s expert may provide her opinion on the standard of care for informed consent when the first Taxotere lawsuit goes to trial next month in Louisiana. Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Warnings Taxotere (docetaxel) is a … Continue reading

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