Janssen Hit With Risperdal Lawsuit By Mother, Son

Another Risperdal lawsuit joins the growing number of lawsuits against Janssen Pharmaceuticals over the anti-psychotic Risperdal, alleging that the drug causes male breast growth. A concerned mother filed the Risperdal lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals after her... Read More »

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Xarelto Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Drug Makers

Bayer and Johnson & Janssen Pharmaceuticals are facing a wrongful death lawsuit, alleging that their blood thinner Xarelto (also known as rivaroxaban) is dangerous and should not be sold. The family of a Texas woman filed a Xarelto wrongful death lawsuit on Dec.... Read More »

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Mirena IUD Users File Lawsuit Alleging Dangerous Side Effects

A recently filed lawsuit brought collectively by 23 women across the United States alleges that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals (Bayer) fraudulently misrepresented the Mirena IUD birth control and failed to notify women that using Mirena put them at greater risk of uterine complications,... Read More »

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Effexor Birth Defect Lawsuits One Step Closer to Trial

In a case management order issued in November, the U.S. District judge presiding over all federal Effexor birth defect lawsuits has approved the cases to proceed in the first round of bellwether trials. Each party must choose seven cases to include in the bellwether trials,... Read More »

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AndroGel Blood Clot Injuries Alleged in Lawsuit

A testosterone product lawsuit was filed against AndroGel maker AbbVie Inc. by a Virginia man who alleges he developed life-threatening heart complications after using the low-T treatment. Based on the defendant’s advertisements, plaintiff Herbert J. and his wife said they believed he... Read More »

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Takeda Hit With Joint Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

An Actos bladder cancer lawsuit was jointly filed by 14 different plaintiffs in mid-June on behalf of themselves, their spouses, or family members against Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc. This Actos lawsuit alleges the plaintiffs or their loved ones developed bladder cancer sometime... Read More »

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Stevens Johnson Syndrome Victim Describes Experience

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) usually begins as a rash, following flu-like symptoms, and seems harmless enough at first. Not all cases of SJS are deadly, or even harmful – but it can be. And not everyone lives to tell his or her... Read More »

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Birth Injuries: Brachial Plexus

Brachial plexus injuries occur when something stretches or tears the nerves. Most frequently this can be caused by an injury like a tree fall or motorcycle accident, but it can also be caused in childbirth. The brachial plexus is a network of... Read More »

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Intracranial Hypertension: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Intracranial hypertension (IH) – also known as pseudotumor cerebri – is a neurological disorder in which pressure around the brain causes debilitating headaches, vision loss (sometimes leading to blindness), nausea, vomiting, pulse-synchronous tinnitus and a host of other symptoms often unique to... Read More »

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Benicar Lawsuits Claim Side Effects Required Hospitalization

Three Benicar lawsuits were filed in a span of three days earlier this month claiming that Benicar side effects caused the plaintiffs to be repeatedly hospitalized and that the drug manufacturer failed to adequately research and warn about the side effects. Two... Read More »

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Lawsuit: Lipitor Causes Type-2 Diabetes

A Lipitor lawsuit has been filed alleging that drug giant Pfizer Inc. negligently misrepresented its prescription cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) and that the drug causes type-2 diabetes. According to the Lipitor diabetes lawsuit, Pfizer knew or should have known about the potential... Read More »

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Xarelto User Sues Drug Makers for Near Fatal Internal Bleeding

Another Xarelto user is suing Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, alleging he suffered severe bleeding injuries caused by the blood thinning medication. Illinois plaintiff Larry M. alleges in the Xarelto lawsuit that the drug manufacturers "concealed their knowledge of Xarelto's defects" from not only him,... Read More »

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Permanent Nerve Damage Linked with Quinolone Drugs

Antibiotics, especially fluoroquinolone antibiotics, may be over-prescribed to U.S. patients who are generally not fully informed about the possible quinolone side effects, including quinolone peripheral neuropathy. While quinolone antibiotics are great for providing broad coverage and do in fact save many lives, some... Read More »

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