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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...]

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...]

Endo Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Cases Scheduled

Endo Set to Begin Transvaginal Mesh Personal Injury Trial as Bellwether Cases Scheduled A federal judge has set bellwether trial dates for the multidistrict litigation against Endo Pharmaceuticals and their transvaginal mesh devices. American Medical Systems, the transvaginal mesh subsidiary of Endo, faces at least 16,000 personal injury cases … [Read more...]

The 5 Current MDLs Against Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers

While the US District Court of West Virginia decides if it will create a sixth multidistrict litigation (MDL) to collect a growing number of cases against transvaginal mesh and surgical mesh kit manufacturers, five MDLs are in place and currently hearing bellwether trials against medical device manufacturers. An overview of the current five is … [Read more...]

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