Lawsuit Alleges Actos Caused Fla. Man’s Bladder Cancer

A Florida couple has filed an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit against Takeda Pharmaceuticals. The husband allegedly developed bladder cancer after taking the type-2 diabetes drug. Plaintiffs Morton and Phyllis Goldberg's Actos lawsuit said that Morton Goldberg was prescribed Actos in May 2002.... Read More »

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Fla. Man Files Xarelto Lawsuit

Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a member of the family of anticoagulants known as “direct thrombin inhibitors,” which are used to reduce the risk of blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and stroke. And like its sister drugs, it is alleged to cause uncontrollable internal... Read More »

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Risperdal Lawsuits Entering Next Phase of Litigation

An important step in the Risperdal breast growth litigation is scheduled for next month. Since hundreds of individual Risperdal breast growth lawsuits have been filed, these cases have been grouped together in a type of group legal proceeding called a multidistrict litigation,... Read More »

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Benicar Lawsuit Moved to Federal Court

Daiichi Sankyo won its request to have a California Benicar chronic diarrhea lawsuit moved to federal court. The drug maker is facing a collection of lawsuits alleging the hypertension drug caused users to suffer intestinal damage and diarrhea. Plaintiffs Susanne and Richard... Read More »

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Janumet Cancer Lawsuit Alleges Woman’s Wrongful Death

A Janumet pancreatic cancer lawsuit was filed after the death of a Kentucky woman whose cancer was allegedly caused by the Merck & Co. diabetes drug. Rebecca Tite suffered from type-2 diabetes and was prescribed Janumet as a treatment, according to the... Read More »

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Man Suffers Stroke, Files AndroGel Lawsuit Against AbbVie

An Ohio man filed a testosterone product lawsuit against AbbVie Inc. over injuries he allegedly suffered from using the testosterone supplement  AndroGel, including a stroke. Plaintiff Joseph Dane requested AndroGel from his doctor after fearing that he was showing signs of testosterone... Read More »

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New Study Links Viagra to Increased Melanoma Risk

Medical researchers are looking at a connection between erectile dysfunction medications and melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Research found that men taking Viagra (sildenafil) had an 84 percent higher chance of developing melanoma than those not taking the drug, a... Read More »

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Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit Alleges Device Caused Abnormal Bone Growth

A Portland, Ore., couple filed an Infuse bone graft lawsuit against the makers of the Infuse Spinal Fusion System, alleging the device caused serious complications, including debilitating, painful bone growth that caused pain throughout the husband’s lower body. Matthew Paulsen had spinal... Read More »

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Calif. Proton Therapy Insurance Denial Investigation Launched

Proton beam therapy is a type of cancer treatment that some California insurance companies are reluctant to pay for. This has led to a class action lawsuit investigation to explore the possibility of a proton beam therapy insurance lawsuit. Proton cancer therapy… Read More »

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FDA Panel Reviews Morcellator Cancer Risk in Fibroid Removal Surgery

Due to rising concerns about the risk of uterine cancer being spread by power morcellators used in laparoscopic hysterectomy and myomectomy fibroid removal procedures, the FDA's Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Advisory Committee met on July 10 and 11 to produce recommendations for their... Read More »

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Leggett & Platt to Settle Foam Price-Fixing Class Action Lawsuit

Missouri-based furniture components supplier Leggett & Platt Inc. has agreed to settle a portion of multidistrict litigation (MDL) over allegations it conspired to fix prices on polyurethane foam, according to a court document released last week. On Friday, U.S. District Judge Jack… Read More »

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