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Research Reveals Possible Mechanism for Proton Pump Inhibitors – Dementia Link

A new study out of Sweden has revealed how the long-term use of Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors might increase an individual’s risk for dementia. Heartburn Drugs Inhibit Production of Vital Neurotransmitter Seven previous studies involving proton pump inhibitors … Continue reading

Federal Court Sets Schedule for First Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Trial

The federal court overseeing thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits involving polypropylene implants manufactured by C.R. Bard, Inc. and its Davol, Inc. subsidiary has established a schedule for the multidistrict litigation’s first bellwether trial. That trial is scheduled begin on September … Continue reading

Direct Filing of Breast Implant Cancer Lawsuits Permitted in Federal MDL

Breast implant cancer lawsuits filed against Allergan, Inc. continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation currently underway in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. According to a Case Management Order dated April 24th, new plaintiffs will … Continue reading

3M Earplugs Lawsuit News: Independent Expert to Aid Bellwether Selection

The federal court overseeing thousands of military hearing loss claims involving the 3M Company’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2, continues to plan for litigation’s first bellwether trials. Expert Would Define “Representative” Case There at least 8,000 3M earplugs lawsuits pending … Continue reading

Latest Elmiron Lawsuit Filing Blames Bladder Pain Drug for Vision Loss

Janssen Pharmaceuticals is facing yet another Elmiron lawsuit, as a new plaintiff blames the bladder pain drug for causing the limited loss of her vision. Elmiron Patient Diagnosed with Permanent Retinal Injury According to a complaint filed in the U.S. … Continue reading

Zantac Lawsuits Move Forward, as Court Establishes Plaintiffs’ Leadership Structure

Hundreds of Zantac lawsuits continue to move forward in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, where a federal judge recent appointed 26 attorneys to various plaintiffs’ leadership positions. According to a Pretrial Order dated May 8th, the appointments … Continue reading

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Litigation Takes Another Step Towards Bellwether Trials

The federal multidistrict litigation established for thousands of talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits is moving closer to the commencement of bellwether trials. According to a Joint Status Report filed in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, on May 5th, … Continue reading

Elmiron Lawsuit News: Florida Woman Alleges Janssen Failed to Warn on Maculopathy

A Florida woman who developed maculopathy after taking Elmiron for more than two decades has filed suit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals for failing to warn patients and doctors that the bladder drug could result in permanent vision loss and impairment. Elmiron … Continue reading

West Virginia Residents file Firefighter Foam Lawsuit Over PFAS Pollution

Two residents of Martinsburg, West Virginia, have filed a new class action lawsuit alleging the manufacturers of Aqueous Film Forming (AFF) firefighter foams were responsible for their city’s contaminated drinking water. Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base Used AFF Foams … Continue reading

Iron Injections Caused Dangerously Low Phosphorous, Lawsuit Alleges

An Idaho woman has filed suit against the manufacturers of Injectafer, alleging the iron injections caused her to experience painful and debilitating complications related to dangerously low phosphorous levels. Injectafer Infusions for Iron Deficiency Anemia According to a lawsuit filed … Continue reading

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