Zithromax Side Effects Include Liver and Kidney Damage

The bestselling antibiotic Zithromax (azithromycin) is under scrutiny once more for its possible link to several life-threatening medical conditions. Attractive because of its short prescription length, Zithromax is used to treat various bacterial ailments including ear infections, pneumonia, skin infections, tonsillitis and... Read More »

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Treating Shingles During Pregnancy with Neurontin (Gabapentin)

Pregnant women who get shingles, the painful, blistering skin rash resulting from reactivation of the varicella zoster virus – chickenpox --  must make a difficult decision whether to treat the pain  with medication. Neurontin (gabapentin) is an anticonvulsant and analgesic that can... Read More »

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Adobe to Settle Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

Adobe Systems Inc. has reportedly reached an agreement to settle a consolidated class action lawsuit over allegations it failed to protect users’ data, which was compromised in a 2013 data breach. The Adobe data breach allegedly resulted in the release of information… Read More »

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Federal Truck Regulations May Not Prevent Car Accidents

Federal trucking regulations cannot guarantee car passenger safety in the event of a car accident, and following those regulations does not necessarily mean the owners or operators of the truck aren't liable for the resulting harm. Car accident attorneys are available to... Read More »

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Class Action: Game of War is an Unlawful Casino Game

A Maryland woman has filed a class action lawsuit against app maker Machine Zone, Inc., alleging that its Game of War app is a de facto game-of-chance, or casino, which is illegal. Plaintiff Mia Mason claims that she purchased Game of War… Read More »

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Anti-Nausea Pill Named in Birth Defect Lawsuits

Women who took the anti-nausea medication Zofran during their pregnancy and later gave birth to children suffering from cleft lip, cleft palate, or heart defects may choose to sue the drug’s manufacturer in a Zofran birth defects lawsuit. According to a 2012... Read More »

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PetSmart Sued in ADA Class Action Over POS Devices

On April 21, PetSmart Inc. was sued in a proposed Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) class action lawsuit in Colorado federal court, a suit which alleges the mega pet store retailer committed ADA violations by requiring consumers to enter their debit PINs… Read More »

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A Close-Up Look of Risperdal Gynecomastia

Risperdal is a popular atypical antipsychotic that is regularly prescribed to adults and children alike, to manage the symptoms of their extreme mood disorders. Recently, Risperdal has been linked to a number of severe side effects, most infamously being gynecomastia (male breasts).... Read More »

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AIG Reaches $40M Class Action Settlement Over Pension Funds

American International Group Inc. has agreed to a $40 million class action settlement to resolve allegations by its own employees for investing their pension plans in the company’s own stock, which had fallen significantly after the 2008 mortgage crisis. The plaintiffs filed… Read More »

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Infertility Drug Clomid May Cause Serious Birth Defects

An estimated 6 million women in the United States suffer from infertility and seek medical help in order to become pregnant. One of the most common fertility treatments is to prescribe Clomid, an effective drug that is used to stimulate ovulation and is... Read More »

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Popular Quinolone Drug Linked To Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) is a popular antibiotic that is prescribed to treat a variety of infections, like ear, throat, and urinary tract infections. It belongs to an equally popular drug family called quinolones, which work by halting the production and growth of bacteria.... Read More »

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Colo. Woman Claims Pinnacle Hip Implant Is Defective

A Colorado woman and her husband claim that DePuy Orthopaedics (DePuy) and Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn consumers about the risks and severity of side effects associated with the Pinnacle hip implant device. Plaintiff Katherine M. has filed a civil complaint against... Read More »

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