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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Onfi Skin Reactions Lead to FDA Warning, Lawsuits

Throughout the country there have been an increasing number of class action law firms accepting Onfi Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) claims. Lawyers are encouraging patients affected by this devastating condition to seek legal counsel to see whether or not they have a... Read More »

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Mirena IUD Lawsuit: Migration Led to Bowel Adhesions

A Florida couple is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals for the injuries the wife allegedly suffered from its Mirena IUD product. Samantha C. and her husband Joseph claim in their Mirena IUD lawsuit that as a direct result of using this product, Samantha experienced significant pain and suffering from... Read More »

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Quinolone Side Effects May Be Caused by Antibiotic Overuse

A study suggested that doctors are overprescribing antibiotics, such as quinolones, which may have dangerous repercussions for the human race. Not only may overuse promote stronger bacteria, but quinolone side effects from the drug itself have become more common as well. Quinolones... Read More »

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Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Hits Ethicon Over Complications

A vaginal mesh lawsuit has been filed against Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson medical device subsidiary, by a Georgia resident who alleges she sustained a personal injury after she was implanted with the Prolift vaginal mesh product. On Oct. 28, plaintiff... Read More »

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Viagra Usage Linked to Melanoma

A study published in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine showed a possible link between Viagra use and an increased risk of developing melanoma skin cancer. The study looked at 25,000 men who participated in an earlier Health Professionals Follow-up Study,... Read More »

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