Lipitor Diabetes MDL Heads to Next Step After Key Meeting

The Lipitor MDL — the group litigation over the cholesterol drug allegedly increasing the risk of developing diabetes — is moving forward following a big step in the legal process. A key meeting for the Lipitor MDL was held last week to... Read More »

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Dilantin SJS Lawsuits Allege Drug Makers Didn’t Warn Public

While the anti-seizure drug Dilantin can be a godsend, some patients suffer life-threatening complications such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), resulting in Dilantin SJS lawsuits. Dilantin is an anticonvulsant, a drug that can help treat some of the most common types of... Read More »

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Study: Isolation Bags May Increase Safety of Power Morcellator Devices

New research suggests that using inflated tissue collection bags during hysterectomy procedures, while using morcellator devices, may significantly reduce the risks of uterine sarcoma. This research was conducted due to the rising number of cancer cases in association with power morcellator devices.... Read More »

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Biomet Hit With Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit

Tennessee plaintiff Ricky Peterson filed a metal hip implant lawsuit against Biomet Orthoapedics LLC for the injuries he allegedly sustained from their M2A magnum metal hip implant device. Peterson claims that as a direct result of using the device, he suffered serious... 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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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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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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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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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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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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