Pa. Man Wins over $3M in Actos Lawsuit

Pennsylvania plaintiff John K. has claimed victory in his lawsuit against Japanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda Pharmaceuticals for the permanent injuries he allegedly incurred from ingesting their type-2 diabetes treatment drug, Actos. John claims that in direct result of using Actos, he developed... Read More »

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Eliquis Lawsuits Claim Bleeding Side Effects

A few years ago, Pfizer Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb decided to jointly design, manufacture, and market a blood thinning medication known as Eliquis (or apixaban). Eliquis is part of a new generation of anticoagulants, which includes Pradaxa and Xarelto, that have been... Read More »

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Knee Replacement Lawsuits Allege Defective Design

The popularity of the knee replacement surgery, currently the most popular elective surgery within the U.S., has created a high demand for knee implant products, such as the OtisKnee implant. However, many knee implant manufacturers are currently facing knee replacement lawsuits and... Read More »

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Dilantin SJS: A Serious Concern for Seizure Patients

The popular anti-seizure medication Dilantin is under investigation for causing dangerous Dilantin skin side effects. Some users have developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, painful and potentially deadly skin conditions that are caused by an allergic reaction to drugs like Dilantin.... Read More »

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Zofran May Have Been Promoted Beyond FDA Approval

Zofran is an anti-nausea drug, but it is not approved for use in pregnant women. Despite this,  Zofran is frequently prescribed to treat morning sickness and may be the cause of many birth defects. Under federal law, drug makers must seek approval... Read More »

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S.C. Woman Files Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Against Pfizer

A South Carolina woman has joined the Lipitor MDL by filing a lawsuit against Pfizer Inc. for the injuries she allegedly suffered after using Lipitor. Plaintiff Joyce H. claims as a direct result of using the popular cholesterol-lowering drug, Lipitor, she developed type-2 diabetes. After... Read More »

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Report: AAGL Power Morcellator Guidelines Biased

During the last few years, doctors have been concerned with the possible cancer risks and side effects associated with the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomies and myomectomies. A debate has arisen within the American medical community as to whether or... Read More »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri Symptoms to Watch Out For

  Pseudotumor cerebri or "false brain tumor" has recently entered the national consciousness, as concerns—and Mirena lawsuits—continue to grow, alleging that the Mirena IUD could cause the condition. Women using the Mirena IUD should be aware of the symptoms of pseudotumor cerebri... Read More »

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Eli Lilly Hit With Axiron Testosterone Gel Lawsuit

A 69-year-old Texas man has filed a testosterone gel lawsuit against Axiron manufacturer Eli Lilly after suffering an aortic aneurysm about a year after beginning testosterone therapy. Plaintiff Leroy W. was prescribed the drug for symptoms of low testosterone, or low-t,  in 2011.... Read More »

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Depakote Birth Defects Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Who's Affected Depakote is a popular anticonvulsant drug that has been prescribed to hundreds of thousands of Americans for the treatment of epilepsy, bipolar mania and migraine prevention. A class action lawsuit investigation has been launched into Depakote and claims made by... Read More »

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CDC Study Finds Risk of Clomid Birth Defects

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a research study which found a link between the drug Clomid and a constellation of birth defects. Though the authors of the Clomid birth defect study voiced some reservations about the results of... Read More »

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Study Suggests Viagra Melanoma Link

In June 2014, the peer-reviewed research journal JAMA: Internal Medicine published a study that drew national attention, alleging a potential Viagra melanoma link. Melanoma is one of the most deadly forms of skin cancer, typically associated with a lifetime of sun exposure. However,... Read More »

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