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...]

US Supreme Court Reviews Personal Injury Lawsuits Against Generic Drugs

Generic Drugs Previously Exempt from Personal Injury Lawsuits In 2011, the Supreme Court ruled 5 – 4 that patients cannot levy personal injury lawsuits against manufacturers of generic drugs if they fail to warn about side effects. The ruling was based on the FDA’s regulation that generic drugs must be functionally, chemically equivalent to their … [Read more...]

FDA Fails to Publicize Serious Class I Drug Recalls

South Carolina Defective Drug Attorney According to a new study released Monday, over an 8-year span the FDA has failed to send out important recall notifications for 1 in every 5 of the most serious drug recalls through the two electronic systems it utilizes to alert doctors and the public of the risk associated with a defective drug. Class I … [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...]

FDA panel fails to agree on Bisphosphonate Drug Restrictions

South Carolina Fosamax Lawsuit Reproductive Health Drugs and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory board met last week to determine whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should require drug companies to change the label on bisphosphonate drugs to warn that the drug not be used long term. Read about one bisphosphonate drug … [Read more...]

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