Fla. Woman Sues Pharmaceutical Giants Over Byetta Induced Injuries

A Florida woman is suing pharmaceutical giants Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly & Co. for  injuries she sustained from the type-2 diabetes treatment drug, Byetta. Regina Skiba alleges that as a direct result of taking the medication, she developed pancreatic cancer. Skiba… Read More »

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Fla. Man Says AndroGel Testosterone Treatment Caused Stroke

Florida resident Frank Lau filed a testosterone gel lawsuit in February alleging that the Axiron and AndroGel testosterone gels he was using caused the stroke he suffered from. Lau was 43, very healthy and had no history of heart disease prior to using… Read More »

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Ohio Woman Sues Pfizer for Lipitor’s Alleged Diabetes Risk

An Ohio woman is suing Pfizer Inc. for the injuries she allegedly sustained from the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. Mary Honkonen alleges that she developed type-2 diabetes as a result of her Lipitor treatment. According to the lawsuit, Honkonen was prescribed with Lipitor… Read More »

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Zithromax May Trigger Cardiovascular Events

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013 warned that Azithromycin, a commonly-prescribed antibiotic, may trigger a potentially deadly irregular heart rhythm for some patients. Azithromycin, sold as Zithromax, Zmax and often referred to as a “Z-Pak,” is prescribed to treat bacterial… Read More »

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Woman’s Death Leads to Yaz Side Effects Lawsuit

Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals has been hit with a wrongful death lawsuit after a Washington, D.C. woman died from side effects allegedly caused by Yaz birth control pills. According to the Yaz lawsuit, Angela Holland received a prescription for Yaz on April 2,… Read More »

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Bayer Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Mirena IUD Injuries

West Virginia resident Danielle Bone filed a Mirena IUD lawsuit against Bayer Pharmaceuticals alleging that the birth control device lead to serious injuries she sustained leading her to and had to have have the device surgically removed. Bone was 22 years old… Read More »

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New Lawsuit Claims GranuFlo, NaturaLyte Caused Fatal Heart Attack

A new lawsuit has been filed against Fresenius, alleging that the company’s dialysis fluids are dangerous. GranuFlo and NaturaLyte GranuFlo and NaturalLyte are two similar products. Both are produced by Fresenius, a medical supply company. Both of these products are designed as… Read More »

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State AG Wants $1.2B Risperdal Settlement Reinstated

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is asking the state’s Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling that overturns a $1.2 billion damage award earlier issued against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals for allegedly marketing its antipsychotic drug Risperdal illegally. The… Read More »

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Trial Date Set for first Bellwether Pradaxa Lawsuit

A federal judge has officially announced the date for the first Pradaxa bellwether trial, as part of the Pradaxa multidistrict litigation. The judge has also determined an outline of dates the parties must meet for litigation deadlines, including exchanging witness lists and… Read More »

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Janumet and Byetta Killed a Texas Woman, Lawsuit Says

A  San Marcos, Texas, woman named Nancy Megerson allegedly died as a result of using the diabetes medications Byetta and Janumet, according to a new lawsuit filed March 31. The drug injury lawsuit, filed the by the executrix of Megerson’s estate, claims… Read More »

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Dilantin Linked to Serious Complications, Including SJS

For epileptics plagued by unpredictable and uncontrollable seizures, a drug like Dilantin may seem a godsend. However, some patients have suffered serious and even life-threatening side effects from the drug. Dilantin Dilantin (Phenytoin sodium) is used to treat several types of seizures…. Read More »

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