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Biomet Metal Hip Lawsuit Filed Under MDL

A couple has filed a metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuit against Biomet Orthopedics, LLC, Biomet, Inc. and Biomet, LLC due to complications allegedly caused by the device. The metal hip lawsuit was filed by plaintiffs Gregory and Bonnie S. as part of the... Read More »

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Hospital Workers Fight to Certify California Wage Lawsuit

Over 1,000 California nurses and patient care employees have motioned to revive their denied certification bid in a putative proposed meal and rest break class action lawsuit claiming various violations of the wage and hour laws of the California Labor Code. In... Read More »

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Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits May Be Heading Toward MDL

Zofran manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) faces a growing number of birth defect lawsuits, as plaintiffs allege the widely prescribed “morning sickness” drug was never actually tested to see if it was safe to use during pregnancy. The latest Zofran lawsuit filed by plaintiff Melisa... Read More »

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Dilantin Linked With Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Anticonvulsant medication such as Dilantin may create a severe allergic reaction called Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). Dilantin, known in its generic form as phenytoin, is the most commonly prescribed antiepileptic drug for adults. Dilantin is a mood stabilizing, anticonvulsant drug effective in... Read More »

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Pradaxa Side Effects: What You Need to Know

Pradaxa (dabigatran) is a new generation anticoagulant that is used to prevent the formation of blood clots. It works by blocking thrombin, a clotting protein. Pradaxa is primarily used to treat atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm that is linked to an... Read More »

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Caterpillar Inc. Wins Asbestos Lawsuit in Fla.

Caterpillar Inc. and Dana Holding Corp., an auto parts manufacturer, recently prevailed in an asbestos lawsuit earlier this August. The Asbestos lawsuit was tried in Miami, Fla. and was brought on behalf of mechanic Pablo G., who died from mesothelioma cancer after spending... Read More »

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Bair Hugger Safety Called Into Question

Plaintiff Tommy W., a Texas resident, has filed a Bair Hugger lawsuit against 3M Company, Arizant Healthcare Inc, and Robert Prestera, a district sales manager for the aforementioned companies, alleging that the Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming device that was used on... Read More »

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Zithromax Linked to Rare, Serious Skin Conditions

Patients taking the antibiotic Zithromax may not expect to be suffering from a life-threatening skin condition within a few days. In rare instances, however, courses of Zithromax have led to cases of Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, which can be... Read More »

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Lipitor Diabetes MDL Adds New Plaintiff from Kansas

Plaintiff Debra N. of Kansas filed a Lipitor lawsuit against Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of Lipitor. Debra says she took Lipitor from August 2008 through January 2014. In October 2013, she was diagnosed with type-2 diabetes. She argues that her diabetes was... Read More »

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Bard IVC Filter Receives FDA Warning

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently indicated that C.R. Bard has failed to properly report complications with its blood clot filters, and has thus been illegally marketing its retrievable IVC device. These blood clot filters, which are also known as inferior... Read More »

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Birth Control May Cause Pseudotumor Cerebri Complications

There are many different types of birth control utilized by women across the United States to prevent pregnancy, as well as to regulate menstrual cycles and other bodily functions related to hormonal prescription contraceptives. When taking hormonal birth control, many women are... Read More »

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Lawsuit Claims Benicar Causes Chronic Diarrhea

Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil), a drug used to treat hypertension, has recently been associated with multiple medical complications that have sparked a series of lawsuits. The Benicar lawsuits allege the medication is defective, and the manufacturer failed to adequately warn consumers of the risks. An Illinois... Read More »

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