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JPML Asked to Consolidate Benicar Lawsuits

Judicial Panel Asked to Consolidate Benicar Personal Injury Lawsuits Plaintiffs who filed cases against pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo for personal injury caused by blood pressure drug Benicar have asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate their lawsuits into one multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Ohio. The … [Read more...]

Takeda Ordered to Pay for Lost Actos Files

Jury Rules Takeda Must Pay for Lost Actos Files A jury ruled that Takeda Pharmaceuticals must pay $155,000 for its destruction or loss of files related to safety studies and information for their blockbuster Type 2 diabetes drug, Actos. Some of the missing Actos files prevented one man in a personal injury lawsuit from proving his claims that … [Read more...]

Stryker Settles All-Metal Hip Implant Lawsuits for $1 Billion

Stryker and Plaintiffs Agree to $1 Billion All-Metal Hip Implant Settlement In 2012, Stryker Corp. issued a massive product recall for their all-metal hip implants, especially models Rejuvenate and ABG II. Along with the product recall, Stryker warned surgeons to immediately stop using the all-metal hip devices because they could cause pain, … [Read more...]

IUDs Endorsed for Teen Birth Control Despite Mirena IUD Fears

Pediatricians Recommend IUDs for Teen Girls, But Concerns Over Mirena IUD Continue in Court The American Academy of Pediatrics stated on Monday, September 29th, that they recommend implants such as IUDs for teenage girls who do not plan to practice abstinence. However, the suggestion of using implants raises questions about IUD safety in light of … [Read more...]

Women File Numerous Lawsuits Against Lipitor

Pfizer Faces Growing Number of Lawsuits from Women with Lipitor Injuries Blockbuster pharmaceutical company Pfizer faces a growing multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the state of South Carolina alleging that Lipitor caused thousands of plaintiffs to develop Type 2 diabetes – and many of the plaintiffs are women. Lipitor is the brand name of a … [Read more...]

New Mirena IUD Injury Lawsuit Could Go to Court

New Mirena IUD Lawsuits Filed with JPML for Latest Mirena IUD Injury Many women have joined a multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Bayer Pharmaceuticals, alleging that the company’s intrauterine birth control device, the Mirena IUD, not only does not prevent pregnancy as advertised, but can perforate surrounding organs and cause severe internal … [Read more...]

Endo Settles Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits at $830 Million

Endo Agrees to $830 Million to Settle Transvaginal Mesh Claims On Wednesday, April 30th, Endo Pharmaceuticals agreed to settle the lawsuits in their transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) for $830 million. The pharmaceutical company stated that the settlement amount would cover most of the transvaginal mesh personal injury lawsuits … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Unit Failed Inspections

FDA Warns Endo’s Transvaginal Mesh Unit About Follow-Up Inspection Endo Pharmaceuticals received a warning letter from the FDA about one of its American Medical Systems transvaginal mesh manufacturing facilities. The Minnesota-based facility reportedly needed further corrections and updates, according to a recent FDA inspection. The transvaginal … [Read more...]

AndroGel Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits Might Consolidate

Motion Filed to Consolidate AndroGel Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits On March 28th, plaintiffs filed a motion to consolidate all lawsuits against AndroGel, manufactured by AbbVie Inc and Abbott Laboratories, into one multidistrict litigation (MDL). The motion requested that the AndroGel testosterone therapy lawsuits be consolidated in the US … [Read more...]

Two Kansas Women File Lipitor Lawsuits

Two Kansas Women File Personal Injury Lawsuits for Lipitor Side Effects The latest Lipitor lawsuits against Pfizer are not yet in the multidistrict litigation, but have been filed by two women in Kansas. Plaintiffs Alice Beems of Topeka, and Nora Hammerschmidt of Plainville, filed in separate filings that Pfizer failed two warn doctors and their … [Read more...]

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