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Endo Pharmaceuticals Testosterone Therapy Faces Lawsuit

Endo Pharmaceuticals Testosterone Therapy Drug Fortesta Faces Product Liability Lawsuit Endo Pharmaceuticals and the Prostrakan Group PLC were hit with a product liability lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court in early May for their testosterone therapy gel, Fortesta.  The lawsuit claims that the company failed to disclose serious and dangerous side … [Read more...]

GranuFlo Defective Drug Lawsuits May Be Federally Consolidated

Federal Lawsuits Filed Against GranuFlo Manufacturer Could Be Consolidated into One MDL Plaintiffs with defective drug lawsuits against Granuflo may be able to consolidate their cases into one multidistrict litigation (MDL) soon. They filed a motion with the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate all federally-filed … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Side Effects Prompt Class Action

Pradaxa Class Action Lawsuit in Canada Alleges Pradaxa Side Effects Not Disclosed A class action lawsuit filed in the British Columbia supreme court alleges that the potential for serious Pradaxa side effects was not properly disclosed on the label. Gladys Chouinard, who lived in BC, had a heart attack and valve replacement and was prescribed … [Read more...]

Lawsuits Against GranuFlo and Naturalyte Dialysis Powder

Lawyers Encourage Patients and Their Loved Ones to File Against GranuFlo and Naturalyte In November 2011, an internal memo at Fresenius, the manufacturers of GranuFlo and Naturalyte, warned it’s clinic doctors and medical directors that the products could create a higher risk of cardiopulmonary arrest or sudden cardiac death in certain patients. … [Read more...]

Dangerous Drugs Show Up in Supplements

Dangerous Drugs Banned by the FDA Show Up in Dietary Supplements A study published on Tuesday, October 21st, traced FDA recalls of dangerous drugs, including recalls of supplements that feature those dangerous drugs after they have been removed from the pharmaceutical market, and showed that many of those supplements do not get removed from retail … [Read more...]

JPML May Ship Some Cymbalta Lawsuits to California

28 Plaintiffs in Cymbalta MDL May Get Moved to California A multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Cymbalta, from pharmaceutical manufacturer Eli Lilly, claims that plaintiffs faced serious withdrawal symptoms when they stopped taking the antidepressant, including “brain zaps” and other debilitating health problems. Now, 28 plaintiffs may be … [Read more...]

Risperdal Judgment Reversed in Arkansas

J&J Wins Reversal of Risperdal Penalty in Arkansas On Thursday, March 20th, Johnson & Johnson won a reversal of their $1.2 billion penalty against their drug Risperdal in Arkansas Supreme Court. In 2012, an Arkansas jury agreed that J&J and Janssen Pharmaceuticals misled Arkansas’s doctors regarding Risperdal’s safety. The judgment … [Read more...]

Latest Dangerous Drugs Recalled: Prescription Painkillers

Mylan Voluntarily Recalls Two Dangerous Drugs On December 20th, Mylan voluntarily recalled two of their painkillers – hydrocodone bitartrate, and acetaminophen – up to 10 mg for hydrocodone, and 500 mg for acetaminphen. These two dangerous drugs were recalled by the manufacturer because it was discovered that the potency of the dosage may exceed … [Read more...]

Research Links Viagra to Skin Cancer

Study Finds Viagra Use Increases Risk of Skin Cancer New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows that men who take Viagra may have up to double the risk of skin cancer. The study, published in the June edition of JAMA, evaluated 26,000 male patients who disclosed during a 2000 Harvard study that used … [Read more...]

Mirena IUD Brain Injury Lawsuits Will Not Consolidate

JPML Will Not Consolidate Mirena IUD Brain Injury Claims The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) announced on August 12th that they would not consolidate the Mirena IUD brain injury  lawsuits that allege brain tumors and other neurological conditions caused by the birth control device because there are too few lawsuits. The JPML … [Read more...]

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