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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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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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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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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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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Lipitor Lawsuits Skyrocket In Months Following Creation of MDL

Lipitor lawsuits against Pfizer Inc. have skyrocketed in the face of allegations that the heart disease medication causes type-2 diabetes in women. Lipitor type-2 diabetes lawsuits have increased from 56 to almost 1,000 in just five months by women who claim they... Read More »

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British Toddler Recovering After SJS Reaction

A British toddler recently suffered a life-threatening medical emergency called Stevens Johnson Syndrome, or SJS. SJS is an autoimmune reaction, a situation in which the immune system, which normally protects the body from infection, misfires and attacks the patient’s body, treating it... Read More »

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First DePuy Metal-on-Metal Hip Lawsuit Going to Trial

In spite of recent efforts by DePuy to have a metal-on-metal hip lawsuit thrown out, the lawsuit will go to trial on September 1. The metal-on-metal hip lawsuit is part of a special phase of the mass litigation over metal-on-metal hip replacement surgeries. Metal-on-metal... Read More »

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Study: Viagra May Increase Risk of Deadly Melanoma Skin Cancer

A recent scientific study indicates that men who take Viagra may have an almost 84 percent higher chance of developing melanoma, the most aggressive skin cancer. This Viagra melanoma study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, with researchers analyzing... Read More »

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