Texas Woman Sues Janssen Pharmaceuticals for Xarelto Bleeding Injuries

Texas plaintiff Jeanne Jeffcoat is suing Janssen Pharmaceuticals for the injuries she allegedly sustained from its blood-thinning medication, Xarelto. Jeffcoat claims that as adirect result of ingesting the drug, she suffered severe and life-threatening internal bleeding injuries, which nearly caused her death.... Read More »

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Byetta Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Death

A Kentucky woman filed a Byetta pancreatic cancer lawsuit against Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly & Co. alleging the wrongful death of her husband was related to his use of Byetta. Plaintiff Linda C. Plano alleged in her Byetta lawsuit that her... Read More »

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Harvard Study Links Viagra With Increased Risk of Melanoma

Earlier this year, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a research study with evidence of a strong link between use of Viagra (sildenafil) and an increased risk of melanoma skin cancer. While the study cannot conclusively state that the popular... Read More »

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French Study Warns Against Dangerous Benicar Side Effect

In the midst of Benicar lawsuits alleging chronic diarrhea and permanent gastrointestinal damage, French researchers are now warning doctors to be on the lookout for another Benicar side effect, villous atrophy, which was announced this month at the annual Digestive Disease Week conference... Read More »

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Colorado Man Files Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit

A Colorado patient has filed an Infuse bone graft lawsuit against Medtronic Inc., a Minneapolis based medical device manufacturer, for allegedly marketing the Infuse product for illegal, off-label uses. Robert Morford underwent anterior lumbar interbody fusion surgery on Jan. 23, 2013, upon... Read More »

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Risperdal Litigation Meeting Date Set

A meeting of the parties involved in the Risperdal litigation is scheduled for Sept. 16 in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas to discuss the status of the numerous pending lawsuit. Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, faces allegations that its antipsychotic... Read More »

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Testosterone Lawsuit Attorneys Meet With Judge Over Pretrial Matters

Attorneys representing plaintiffs in testosterone drug lawsuits met with an Illinois federal judge on Friday to go over the pretrial management of the testosterone lawsuits, after they were consolidated in the Illinois federal court. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated... Read More »

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Takeda Faces Another Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, maker of the type-2 diabetes drug Actos, is facing yet another Actos lawsuit as plaintiff Carlos Cadiz Parrilla files an Actos lawsuit against Takeda. Parrilla took the drug for nearly five years before he was diagnosed with bladder cancer in... Read More »

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Visa, MasterCard Reach Swipe Fee Settlement with Delta

According to documents filed Wednesday in New York federal court, Delta Air Lines Inc. has reached a settlement that will resolve all allegations against Visa and MasterCard in a lawsuit it filed over the credit card companies’ swipe fees. Delta filed the… Read More »

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TCPA Lawsuit Says Walgreens Prescription Calls Violate Law

A Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit alleging that Walgreens’ automated calls about refilling prescriptions violate the law is still alive. Plaintiff Robert Kolinek alleges in his July 2013 TCPA lawsuit that he started receiving “robocalls” to his cell phone from Walgreens… Read More »

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FIFA, Others Hit with Soccer Concussion Class Action Lawsuit

The Fèdèration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and other soccer organizations have been hit with a class action lawsuit for allegedly failing to take effective measures to manage concussions that take place during soccer games and practice. “Injuries are an unfortunate part of… Read More »

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GM Ignition Switch Lawsuit Filed After Highway Crash

A Colorado father and daughter filed a GM ignition switch lawsuit alleging that problems with their car's ignition switch caused the daughter to have a serious car accident while driving on a highway. Plaintiffs Stephanie Hamilton and her father Joe Hamilton filed... Read More »

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