Calif. Couple Pursues Janumet Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuit

A California couple filed a Janumet lawsuit against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. in June after the husband allegedly developed terminal cancer from his use of the type-2 diabetes drug. Plaintiffs Peter and Beverly Tabb filed this Janumet lawsuit after Mr. Tabb... Read More »

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Risperdal Side Effects Lawsuit Alleges Drug Cause Man to Lactate

A new Risperdal side effects lawsuit has joined others in alleging that the drug caused male breast growth, and even lactation. This Risperdal side effects lawsuit alleges that plaintiff Shaquil Byrd was prescribed the drug in 2001 through 2008. According to Byrd’s… Read More »

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FDA Tasks Committees with Evaluating Testosterone Drug Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has directed two different committees to evaluate the potential public health risk associated with androgen-based drugs used in testosterone therapy. This comes as the drugs are facing increasing scrutiny, in the form of both public… Read More »

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Calif. Man With Bladder Cancer Joins Actos MDL

While all diabetes patients may face a slight increase in the risk of bladder cancer, several studies have suggested that long-term Actos users face a greater risk. Osaka, Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer of Actos, is defending against an ever-growing multidistrict litigation, or… Read More »

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SJS Lawsuit Allowed to Proceed Over Missing Warning

One of the major problems for Stevens Johnson Syndrome lawsuits has been which defendants to name. After all, the Supreme Court has ruled that generic drug makers cannot be held liable for allegedly defective drugs because they have no control over the… Read More »

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Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Alleges Pfizer Concealed Risks

A new Lipitor diabetes lawsuit has joined the legal action over the allegations that Lipitor can cause type-2 diabetes, particularly in women. The latest Lipitor diabetes lawsuit was filed by plaintiff Linda Edwards of Georgia, and makes similar claims to the hundreds… Read More »

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Zithromax Can Increase Heart Attack Risk in Pneumonia Patients

Azithromycin, sold as Zithromax or “Z-Pak,” is prescribed to treat bacterial infections such as bronchitis, pneumonia, or ear infections. With only a five day cycle versus the usual 10, it’s one of largest selling pharmaceuticals in the U.S. But it also comes… Read More »

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Medtronic Hit With Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit for Severe Injuries

Arizona plaintiffs Debra and Patrick Martin filed a bone graft lawsuit against Medtronic Inc. for the injuries Debra allegedly suffered from using their Infuse Bone Graft System. Debra alleges that as a direct result of choosing to use the Infuse bone graft, she suffered… Read More »

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La. Mother Claims Risperdal Caused Son’s Male Breast Growth

A Louisiana woman has filed a Risperdal lawsuit on behalf of her son, who took the antipsychotic drug, alleging that he developed gynecomastia as a result. Plaintiff Ramona Pierre-Auguste is the mother and guardian of her son, E.P.H. She filed this Risperdal… Read More »

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DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlement Reached

A massive settlement has been announced over the DePuy hip implant lawsuits. The settlement agreement is set to resolve roughly 12,000 lawsuits, bound together in multidistrict litigation (MDL) or mass tort, over the allegedly-defective metal-on-metal hip implant. DePuy is a subsidiary of… Read More »

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Takeda Hit With Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit By Ala. Woman

Alabama plaintiff Anita Kulisek filed an Actos lawsuit against Japanese pharmaceutical giant, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, for the injuries she allegedly suffered from taking the type-2 diabetes drug. Kulisek accuses the company of deliberately concealing information regarding the possible Actos side effect of bladder… Read More »

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New Study: Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Likely to Recur

A new study has found that patients who suffered from Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are at risk for a dangerous recurrence of the reaction. The new study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)… Read More »

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