Risperdal Linked to Gynecomastia Male Breast Growth

A large number of Risperdal lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging that the company violated consumer protection laws and failed to warn consumers about dangerous side effects associated with taking the medication. In May 2012, the attorney general of Kentucky announced… Read More »

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Hip Replacement Lawsuit Says Biomet Hip Implant Is Defective

A hip replacement lawsuit was filed against Biomet Inc. and its subsidiaries was filed in the Indiana District court alleging that the plaintiff suffered serious physical injury and pain after hip replacement surgery due to a defective Biomet M2a metal-on-metal hip implant. The hip… Read More »

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Phenytoin Skin Rash: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Phenytoin (Dilantin) is a commonly prescribed antiepileptic drug used to treat abnormal brain activity, known as seizures.  Dilantin works by slowing the rate of firing in the brain and can help to stabilize brain activity. Due to its widespread calming effect on… Read More »

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What Causes IVC Filter Complications?

Blood clotting can cause major complications for patients, and even place them at risk of death. To combat this danger, many patients and their doctors choose to implant an IVC filter in order to prevent blood clots from entering a patient’s lungs… Read More »

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Apple Again Seeks to End Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit

On Feb. 2, Apple Inc. asked the court for summary judgment of the class action lawsuit alleging that Apple violated antitrust laws with its original agreement to exclusively allow iPhones only on AT&T’s cellular network. The Apple antitrust class action complaint, originally… Read More »

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Stevens Johnson Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is an adverse allergic drug reaction, which can result in permanent skin damage or death. A Stevens Johnson Syndrome diagnosis is an extremely rare occurrence, with fewer than  1,000 cases diagnosed per year in the United States. Stevens Johnson Syndrome… Read More »