Tenn. Couple Hits Stryker With Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit

Mark S. and Tammy S., a couple from Tennessee, hit Stryker Corporation with a metal hip implant lawsuit for the injuries Mark allegedly suffered after using one of the company's metal hip implant devices. Mark claims in the metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuit that... Read More »

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Actos Bladder Cancer Settlement Conferences Scheduled

Although more than 4,000 Actos bladder cancer lawsuits have been filed nationwide, and several bellwether cases are going to trial, no Actos settlement agreements are currently being offered by the drug maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. However, an order issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge... Read More »

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Eliquis Investigated for Link to Colon Cancer and Liver Injury

The new and popular blood-thinner Eliquis (apixaban), which is already the subject of lawsuits and controversy over fatal internal bleeding episodes, is now being looked at for two more dangerous side effects — colon cancer and liver injury. According to nationally syndicated... Read More »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri Linked to Birth Control

A  painful condition called pseudotumor cerebri is leading to numerous lawsuits linked to the use of certain types of birth control. The condition occurs when pressure increases inside the skull due to an increase of cerebrospinal fluid, which has been allegedly brought... Read More »

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Cymbalta Withdrawal Lawsuits Allege Eli Lilly Hid Risks

Cymbalta is a powerful antidepressant and anti-anxiety drug designed not only to combat the symptoms of depression or anxiety, but to help treat the painful effects of disorders like arthritis and fibromyalgia. While this drug can be very helpful in the treatment... Read More »

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Levaquin May Be Linked To Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Research shows the antibiotic levofloxacin — sold under the brand name Levaquin, as well as Tavanic outside the United States (or Oftaquix, Quixin, and Iquix in eye drops or eardrops, and oral solutions) — may cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Levaquin is a brand name for the drug levofloxacin. Developed by Daiichi... Read More »

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New Mirena IUD Lawsuit Filed In California Federal Court

A California couple has recently filed a Mirena IUD lawsuit against Bayer Pharmaceuticals, alleging that plaintiff Hilary W. suffered personal injuries as a result of using Mirena, which she says is a defective and dangerous birth control product. Hillary’s husband, Jeffery, also... Read More »

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Studies and Warnings Indicate Depakote Birth Defects

Depakote has been on the market since 1983, treating millions of patients with epilepsy. Unfortunately, this popular medication has been blamed for potentially causing severe birth defects. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also taken issue with this allegation, warning that... Read More »

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Pradaxa Antidote In Development

Pradaxa lawsuits have alleged that uncontrollable bleeding with Pradaxa is a major problem. However, there may be hope for patients with Pradaxa bleeding in the form of a reversal agent or Pradaxa antidote. What is Pradaxa? Pradaxa is a blood thinner or... Read More »

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Anti-Seizure Medication May Cause Onfi SJS

Many patients taking an anti-seizure medication like Onfi have reportedly developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), a painful allergic reaction to a prescription drug. While any person can contract SJS after taking any kind of medication, certain classes of medications like anti-seizure drugs and antibiotics have... Read More »

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Is Clomid Linked to Birth Defects?

Many women who have used the fertility drug Clomid to aid in pregnancy claim that the drug caused their child to be born with a birth defect. Clomid has been linked to birth defects by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The... Read More »

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Men May Be At Risk of Viagra Melanoma Skin Cancer

Back in June 2014, a skin cancer study published in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA: Internal Medicine caused a stir when researchers found evidence that Viagra could increase the risk of melanoma. The Viagra melanoma study was a prospective cohort study, a... Read More »

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JPML May Centralize Benicar Lawsuits

More than two dozen plaintiffs who have filed Benicar lawsuits against Tokyo-based Daiichi Sankyo are anxiously awaiting a court’s decision concerning whether the pretrial proceedings will be centralized. Benicar lawsuit plaintiffs have alleged a failure by the drug maker to adequately research... Read More »

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