Xarelto Lawsuit Claims Life-Threatening GI Bleeding

A Tennessee couple has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of the blood thinning drug Xarelto (rivaroxaban), alleging that Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson) produced and marketed a dangerous and defective drug. In the Xarelto lawsuit, plaintiffs... Read More »

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Widow Files Eliquis Lawsuit for Husband’s Wrongful Death

An Alabama widow is pursuing an Eliquis lawsuit against Bristol-Meyer Squibb and Pfizer Inc., the drug’s manufacturers, alleging her husband used this popular new generation anti-coagulant and suffered extreme injuries that led to his untimely death. Plaintiff Willie Margaret Y. is filing... Read More »

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FDA Advisors Recommend Onglyza Add Heart Failure Warning

An FDA advisory committee has recommended that the type-2 diabetes medication Onglyza should carry a new warning label that includes the increased risk of heart failure as a possible side effect. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory... Read More »

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Diabetes Medication Invokana May Carry Serious Risks

A recent investigation into Invokana side effects was launched after the FDA made an announcement on May 15 that suggested the drug contained unwarned side effects. Invokana and other diabetes medication may cause ketoacidosis and kidney failure, said the FDA announcement. What... Read More »

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Why Is Cymbalta Withdrawal So Severe?

Doctors have prescribed Cymbalta to thousands of individuals suffering from depression. Although all antidepressants come with side effects, and many cause additional withdrawal symptoms, Cymbalta withdrawal has caused patients to experience extreme pain and suffering that often lasts long after the patient... Read More »

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Antipsychotic Drug Risperdal Linked to Male Breast Growth

As many Americans are now aware, a certain antipsychotic has been linked to a peculiar side effect seen in young male patients. Risperdal (Risperidone) has received numerous allegations of inducing gynecomastia, or male breast growth, in young boys. Currently, there are 130... Read More »

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Parents Sue GlaxoSmithKline for Daughter’s Zofran Death

In another strike in the Zofran litigation movement, GlaxoSmithKline is facing a wrongful death lawsuit filed by a family who lost their baby girl due to severe cardiac defects. The family alleges that in direct result of the mother ingesting Zofran, the baby... Read More »

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Viagra Lawsuit Filed Following Melanoma Diagnosis

A Viagra lawsuit has been filed by a North Caroline man who was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer after using the popular erectile dysfunction medication. The Viagra lawsuit claims that the skin cancer diagnosis was directly caused by Viagra and that the... Read More »

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Pradaxa Bleeding Risks Lead to More Lawsuits

Drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals is under scrutiny, as Pradaxa consumers claim the company failed to warn of the serious internal bleeding side effect risks that have reportedly led to more than 500 deaths. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has also... Read More »

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Lamictal May Increase Risk of Stevens Johnson Syndrome

About 10 percent of patients who take Lamictal experience a rash on some area of their bodies. Even though most Lamictal-induced rashes are not severe, some studies have linked Lamictal with a rare skin rash known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). Lamictal SJS... Read More »

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Court Consolidates 26 Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

A West Virginia federal court has agreed to consolidate 26 vaginal mesh lawsuits into one trial. The cases all accuse Ethicon Inc. of similar design defect allegations and they all involve West Virginia residents. This consolidation effort is an attempt to move... Read More »

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