Viagra Lawsuit Filed Following Melanoma Diagnosis

A Viagra lawsuit has been filed by a North Caroline man who was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer after using the popular erectile dysfunction medication. The Viagra lawsuit claims that the skin cancer diagnosis was directly caused by Viagra and that the... Read More »

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Pradaxa Bleeding Risks Lead to More Lawsuits

Drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals is under scrutiny, as Pradaxa consumers claim the company failed to warn of the serious internal bleeding side effect risks that have reportedly led to more than 500 deaths. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has also... Read More »

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Lamictal May Increase Risk of Stevens Johnson Syndrome

About 10 percent of patients who take Lamictal experience a rash on some area of their bodies. Even though most Lamictal-induced rashes are not severe, some studies have linked Lamictal with a rare skin rash known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). Lamictal SJS... Read More »

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Court Consolidates 26 Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

A West Virginia federal court has agreed to consolidate 26 vaginal mesh lawsuits into one trial. The cases all accuse Ethicon Inc. of similar design defect allegations and they all involve West Virginia residents. This consolidation effort is an attempt to move... Read More »

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Case Study: Zithromax Induced Kidney Failure

Zithromax, arguably one of the most popular and well known antibiotics on the American pharmaceutical market, has been linked to several dangerous side effects and health complications. Most recently, this macrolide antibiotic has been linked to instances of Zithromax liver damage and... Read More »

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Quinolone Antibiotics May Carry Risk of SJS

Patients prescribed quinolone antibiotics should be mindful of the risk of developing two serious skin conditions known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Fluoroquinolones, or simply quinolones, are a class of antibiotics that work by inhibiting the activity of certain... Read More »

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Testosterone MDL Scheduled for July Meeting

The judge overseeing multiple testosterone product lawsuits has scheduled a case management conference for July 9. At the meeting, representatives of over 1,500 plaintiffs who have filed testosterone product lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will discuss... Read More »

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Plaintiffs Want MDL for Power Morcellator Lawsuits

Plaintiffs from several power morcellator cancer lawsuits are seeking to have their cases consolidated as part of a multidistrict litigation, or MDL. These power morcellator cancer lawsuits allege that the medical device manufacturers failed to warn the medical community and general public... Read More »

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Jury Awards $38M in Depakote Birth Defects Lawsuit

Abbott Laboratories has lost its first Depakote lawsuit, after a jury in St. Louis, Mo., ordered it to pay $38 million in damages to a Minnesota girl who was born with spina bifida and other birth defects which allegedly developed from her mother's use... Read More »

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Widow Files Propecia Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The spouse and two children of a man who committed suicide after using the hair loss drug Propecia have filed a lawsuit in California federal court. The plaintiff’s husband began using Propecia for male pattern baldness in May 2008. He discontinued the drug in 2012,... Read More »

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Ill. Woman’s Lipitor Lawsuit Added to Diabetes MDL

An Illinois woman recently filed a Lipitor lawsuit in federal court, alleging she developed type-2 diabetes after using Lipitor, the popular Pfizer-manufactured cholesterol managing drug. It is one of thousands of similar Lipitor type-2 diabetes lawsuits consolidated in South Carolina Court as... Read More »

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NC Woman Claims She Suffers From Quinolone Peripheral Neuropathy

Levaquin is a commonly prescribed fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat sinus and urinary tract infections. However, a North Carolina mother is pushing to have this quinolone drug removed from pharmaceutical shelves after she suffered severe quinolone drug side effects. Additionally, a watchdog... Read More »

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