Pradaxa Antidote on the Horizon

A new Pradaxa reversibility agent was recently submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval. Many believe this could be a major game changer in the market for the newer generation of blood thinning medications. Pradaxa, generically known as dabigatran,... Read More »

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Minn. Farmer Wants His Syngenta Corn Seed Suit Remanded

Syngenta is facing multiple GMO corn lawsuits that allege the major corn seed supplier caused a substantial loss to corn farmers by tainting the U.S. corn seed supply with a genetically modified seed that had not yet acquired necessary approval by China. Most recently, a... Read More »

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‘All Natural’ Beauty Care Products May Not Be All Natural

Market researchers Kline & Company have found that all natural beauty product sales have increased over the past year. Their research found that all natural personal care products increased in sales by almost 10 percent worldwide. This shows that many individuals are... Read More »

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SJS Among Ciprofloxacin Side Effects

The antibiotic ciprofloxacin may, in rare cases, lead to a debilitating skin condition known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Ciprofloxacin is sold under the brand names Cipro and Proquin. It’s also the active ingredient in Ciloxan Ophthalmic Solution and Ciloxan Ophthalmic Ointment, both... Read More »

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Lawyers Announce Major Development in Power Morcellator Litigation

Lawyers involved in the growing power morcellator litigation movement have announced there has been a significant development. These power morcellator lawsuits filed throughout U.S. District courts are in discovery processes with numerous claims set to be completed at the end of this summer. This development means... Read More »

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Joan Rivers’ Daughter Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

According to recent news reports, Melissa Rivers, the late Joan Rivers' daughter, claims her mother’s death was “100 percent preventable” and alleges that the doctors attending her mother caused her death due to gross negligence and medical malpractice. As a result, she... Read More »

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Caribbean Cruise Line TCPA Lawsuit Dropped for Now

A TCPA lawsuit against Caribbean Cruise Line has been dismissed. However, the plaintiffs have been granted one last chance to amend the case in order to persuade the court of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations allegedly committed by the cruise company.... Read More »

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Over 100 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Settled

Over 100 transvaginal mesh lawsuits were recently settled in West Virginia. The complaints, consolidated into a transvaginal mesh MDL, were filed against American Medical Systems, a manufacturer of transvaginal mesh, bladder slings, and other products. Each transvaginal mesh lawsuit plaintiff involved in... Read More »

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Senators Urge Changes to GM Ignition Switch Compensation

Two U.S. senators are calling for General Motors to expand its ignition switch compensation program and to extend the deadline for accepting offers from the Detroit automaker. On Aug. 1, 2014, the GM Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility was created to compensate people... Read More »

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Lawsuits Filed in Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment

The first lawsuits stemming from the May 12, 2015 deadly Amtrak crash that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others -- 11 critically -- have been filed and dozens more are anticipated as federal investigators uncover information during their review.... Read More »

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Neurontin Use While Pregnant May Increase Birth Defect Risk

The anticonvulsant medication Neurontin, used to treat chronic nerve pain, has been linked to numerous congenital birth defects. The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer designed Neurontin to treat epileptic seizures and to relieve nerve pain caused by multiple sclerosis, shingles, diabetic neuropathy, and sciatica. However,... Read More »

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Fertility Drug Clomid May Increase Birth Defect Risk

Infertility can be an emotionally draining diagnosis that affects roughly 6 million women in the United States. Many women seeking medical assistance in an effort to become pregnant are prescribed Clomid, which is effective up to 20 percent of the time. The... Read More »

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