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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AndroGel Defendants Seek to Further Centralize Testosterone Lawsuits

The lawsuits over testosterone-bearing drugs are expected to become so numerous they have been coordinated into a multidistrict litigation, or MDL, that two of the defendants, AbbVie and Abbott Laboratories, want expanded to coordinate testosterone lawsuits filed in both state and federal… Read More »

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Lawsuit Alleges Januvia Caused Lethal Pancreatic Cancer

The wife of a man who died of pancreatic cancer sued the makers of the diabetes drug Januvia, alleging Januvia caused her late husband to develop the lethal cancer. Mary Harmon filed the Januvia pancreatic cancer lawsuit on behalf of herself and… Read More »

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Zithromax Linked with Increased Cardiovascular Risks

According to a recent Zithromax study performed on elderly patients suffering from pneumonia, the popular antibiotic treatment, while effective in treating bacterial infections, may carry additional health risks. Lead researcher Eric M. Mortenson, M.D. of  the VA North Texas Healthcare System and… Read More »

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Report Finds Xarelto Leading Pradaxa in Sales, Side Effects

New data suggests that Xarelto has increased both its market share and the number of serious medical complaints over competitor Pradaxa, possibly leading to Xarelto bleeding side effects lawsuits. Both Xarelto and Pradaxa are blood thinners. Blood thinners are drugs designed to… Read More »

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