Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Possible New Pradaxa Use

In the midst of the anticoagulant bleeding risk litigation and the pending approval of a bleeding antidote, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has made another major Pradaxa announcement. The German pharmaceutical giant is now seeking FDA approval to treat patients who have recently undergone hip replacement surgery for deep... Read More »

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Couple Joins Low-T Multidistrict Litigation After Heart Attack

A legal complaint from a Georgia couple has been added to a growing testosterone product multidistrict litigation in the Northern District of Illinois. Plaintiff David B. began taking Axiron in 2002 and recently suffered a heart attack. The testosterone product lawsuit alleges that the plaintiffs were... Read More »

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Eliquis Lawsuits on the Rise

Product liability lawyers are currently seeking potential plaintiffs to bring Eliquis lawsuits against the drug manufacturers Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb. The Eliquis lawsuits often claim the drug manufacturers produced a dangerous and defective medication and failed to warn the medical community and... Read More »

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Lamictal Linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Product liability lawyers are currently looking for potential plaintiffs to bring Lamictal Stevens Johnson Syndrome lawsuits. These lawsuits allege that Lamictal drug manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), failed to warn the medical community and the general public about the serious risk of developing Stevens Johnson... Read More »

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JAMA Study Suggests High Risk of Quinolone Eye Injury

In a study published in the January 2015 issue of the journal JAMA Ophthalmology, scientists found further evidence that quinolone antibiotics may cause permanent eye damage. The makers of these popular antibiotics have recently faced a number of allegations regarding severe quinolone side effects,... Read More »

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Viagra Side Effects May Include Melanoma

As recently as 2011, scientists suspected that the popular erectile dysfunction drug Viagra might actually reduce the risk of melanoma. However, a recent study suggests the opposite may in fact be the case. The study was published online in JAMA Internal Medicine.... Read More »

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Boston Mother Sues GSK For Child’s 9 Zofran Birth Defects

A Boston woman is suing GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), alleging the drug maker marketed its anti-nausea drug Zofran off-label as a morning sickness relief while concealing its knowledge that ingestion of the drug by pregnant women can cause serious birth defects. The Zofran lawsuit,... Read More »

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Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Motrin SJS Lawsuit

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on April 17 affirmed a $63 million Children’s Motrin verdict. Samantha R. was 7 years old when she took Children's Motrin ibuprofen a decade ago. Shortly after taking the drug, the girl suffered a serious life-threatening side... Read More »

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Risperdal Side Effects: Male Breast Growth and More

Risperdal is an antipsychotic approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1993 as a schizophrenia treatment in adults. In 2006 and 2007, the FDA approved additional uses for Risperdal, including schizophrenia in children, bipolar disorder in adults and children and... Read More »

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NC Woman Files Avelox Peripheral Neuropathy Lawsuit

Bayer Healthcare and Merck & Co.are facing an Avelox lawsuit by a North Carolina resident, who alleges she developed permanent peripheral neuropathy (or nerve damage) after taking the pharmaceutical companies’ commonly prescribed antibiotic. Plaintiff Aimee K. filed her quinolone lawsuit on May 1... Read More »

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Xarelto Lawsuit Claims Serious Internal Bleeding Injuries

A Tennessee resident has filed a lawsuit against makers of the blood thinner Xarelto, alleging he suffered two gastrointestinal internal bleeds that required blood transfusions. Plaintiff James H. claims he took the anticoagulant as directed to treat pulmonary embolism and deep vein... Read More »

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