Disability Insurance Claim Denials Rampant at Unum, Plaintiffs Claim

Unum, the largest disability insurance company in the U.S., has reportedly caused hundreds of thousands of people with legitimate disability insurance claims to be denied insurance. This is an alleged systematic claim-denial policy that increases the company’s profit, while denying often-necessary insurance... Read More »

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Knee Surgery Infections Linked to Hospital Warming Device

The Bair Hugger warming system, a warming blanket that is used on patients during surgical procedures to regulate body temperature, has recently been connected with dangerous and potentially life-threatening complications. The system blows hot air at patients in an attempt to warm... Read More »

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Zithromax Stevens Johnson Syndrome Sparks Lawsuits

Zithromax (generic: azithromycin), manufactured by Pfizer, is an antibiotic for bacterial infections. Adults and children may take this medicine for different reasons – adults may take it to fight respiratory infections or sexually transmitted diseases, but children may take it for such... Read More »

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Cymbalta Discontinuation Linked to Withdrawal Syndrome

Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a commonly prescribed medication for mood issues and certain physical conditions. While it is most often used to treat depression, it is also used to treat anxiety, fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy and chronic pain. Cymbalta is known as a serotonin-norepinepherine... Read More »

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Texas Man Claims Testosterone Products Led to Stroke

A Texas man who suffered a stroke while on testosterone replacement therapy has filed a testosterone lawsuit in Illinois federal court. Plaintiffs George and Nelva S. are suing 10 of the 22 named defendants in the multidistrict litigation over testosterone replacement therapy.... Read More »

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Allergic Reactions Prompt Dilantin SJS Lawsuits

The anti-epileptic drug Dilantin has been linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN). More than 20% of TEN cases, which can develop from SJS, are believed to be caused by Dilantin. Dilantin is one of the most commonly prescribed anti-seizure medications and has... Read More »

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Status Conference Held for Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

A status conference hearing regarding a national talcum powder lawsuit recently took place, moving the baby powder cancer lawsuit closer to trial. Plaintiffs in the talcum powder lawsuit filed in December 2014 claim that use of baby powder products manufactured and sold... Read More »

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Birth Control Usage Associated with Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC)

Pseudotumor cerebri (“false brain tumor”) is a condition characterized by increased cerebrospinal fluid pressure in the skull. This condition is also known as Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) or Benign Intracranial Hypertension. In this condition, there is no mass or hydrocephalus (build of... Read More »

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Pancreatic Cancer Linked to Onglyza Use

Onglyza, a medication used to treat type-2 diabetes, has been linked with the development of pancreatic cancer in some patients. Pancreatic cancer and other Onglyza side effects may increase the risk of death or injury, when the medication was supposed to help... Read More »

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Syngenta Denies Wrongdoing in Viptera Corn Litigation

Syngenta®, an agribusiness that produces seeds, has asked a Kansas federal judge to throw out a mass tort filed by thousands of U.S. farmers, distributors and supply companies who accuse the company of negligently tainting the U.S. corn supply with genetically modified corn... Read More »

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Class Action: Adidas SpringBlade Running Shoes Come Apart

Adidas America, Inc. was hit with a class action lawsuit in a New York federal court alleging that the Adidas SpringBlade running shoe is defective and it literally comes apart. New York resident and plaintiff Edward Ruffo, explains in his Adidas class… Read More »

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Lipitor Lawsuit Claims Cholesterol Drug Caused Diabetes

A Lipitor lawsuit was filed by an Ohio resident who claims the popular cholesterol medication caused the development of type-2 diabetes. Plaintiff Harriet T. has added another Lipitor diabetes lawsuit to the growing multi district litigation (MDL) accusing Pfizer Inc. of failing to warn... Read More »

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