Testosterone Lawsuit: Depo-Testosterone Caused Man’s Heart Attack

An Arizona man alleges the heart attack he suffered in August 2012 was caused by  Depo-Testosterone, which he had been using for seven months. Plaintiff Robert W. filed the testosterone side effects lawsuit against Pfizer Inc., the maker of Depo-Testosterone. Robert’s testosterone... Read More »


Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit Alleges Off-Label Marketing

The parents of a child born with birth defects filed a Zofran birth defects lawsuit against drug giant GlaxoSmithKline, alleging the company's drug caused their child's birth defects. Plaintiffs Kayce H. and Josh H. of Northport, Alabama filed the lawsuit in October... Read More »


Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuit Filed by Georgia Man

A Georgia resident has filed a Xarelto lawsuit against Janssen Research & Development, a subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson. The plaintiff, Addis J., began taking Xarelto in 2013, as prescribed by his physician as an anticoagulant or blood thinner. Addis' Xarelto... Read More »


Pradaxa Bleeding Leads to Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Within two years of being on the U.S. market, blood thinner Pradaxa has been named in hundreds of hemorrhage related deaths, leading to numerous wrongful death lawsuits. Initially, Pradaxa was marketed as an improved anticoagulant thought to replace the traditional Warfarin (Coumadin).... Read More »


Jardiance Diabetes Medication Use Associated with Health Risks

Jardiance (empagliflozin) is one of several newer diabetes medications on the market in a class known as SGLT-2 Inhibitors. Jardiance is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim and was approved in 2014. This new class of SGLT-2 inhibitor diabetes drugs has several medications currently... Read More »

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Punitive Damages Hinge on Appeal in Risperdal Lawsuits

Plaintiffs in some 1,500 Risperdal lawsuits are awaiting the outcome of an appeal that could determine whether they may seek punitive damages against defendant Johnson & Johnson. In October 2015, Judge Arnold New of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas determined that... Read More »


Texas Teen Suffers Painful SJS Symptoms from Antibiotics

As reported by the Times Record News of Wichita Falls, Texas, a teenage girl has suffered a rare and painful reaction to antibiotics known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome. According to the article, Shanelle L. thought she had pinkeye at first. Her mother initially... Read More »

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New Onglyza Diabetes Drug Denied FDA Approval for Now

AstraZeneca has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug administration rejected an application for approval of a new type-2 diabetes drug that combines the active ingredients in Farxiga and Onglyza, saying the federal agency needs more clinical data to support the application. Farxiga... Read More »

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Lamictal Use May Cause Potentially Fatal SJS Skin Rash

Lamictal (lamotrigine) is an anticonvulsant drug designed to treat epileptic seizures in children and adults with abnormal brain activity. It is also used as a mood stabilizer for adults suffering from bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression. Like all prescription medications,... Read More »

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Anticonvulsant Medication Phenytoin Linked with Brain Degeneration

The popular anticonvulsant medication phenytoin, the generic version of Dilantin, may be connected with a dangerous side effect that impacts the brain. Phenytoin is one of the more commonly used antiepileptic or anticonvulsant drugs. It is connected with several neurological side effects falling under the... Read More »


FDA, NIH Warn of Zithromax Liver Concerns

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that Zithromax is one of the leading causes of drug-induced liver injury. The NIH states that since Zithromax is so widely used, it is now one of the most common causes of drug-induced liver injury.... Read More »


DePuy Hip Complications Lawsuit Filed by Oregon Man

An Oregon resident filed a metal hip complications lawsuit against DeDuy Orthopaedics, alleging the DePuy Pinnacle acetabular cup system is “defective, unsafe and has not been adequately tested.” This lawsuit joins many others already filed within a larger multidistrict litigation for metal... Read More »