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Texas Judge Reduces Transvaginal Mesh Personal Injury Verdict

Jury Awards $73.4 Million in Personal Injury Damages to Transvaginal Mesh Victim, Judge Cuts Award in Half In a transvaginal mesh personal injury case against Boston Scientific last month, a jury awarded the plaintiff $73.4 million in punitive and compensatory damages for her pain and suffering, as well as ongoing medical expenses. Now, the … [Read more...]

Takeda Pharmaceuticals Wins Nevada Actos Lawsuit

Pharmaceutical Company Wins Actos Lawsuit in Nevada Over the past couple of years a number of Actos lawsuits have been filed. The Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturer behind Actos was recently found not liable in a massive personal injury case in Nevada, in which two plaintiffs alleged that the Type 2 diabetes drug caused bladder cancer. The … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Cannot Exclude Memos in Trial

Judge Rules CR Bard Cannot Exclude Internal Memos in Transvaginal Mesh Trial On Friday, Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied a motion put forward by transvaginal mesh manufacturer CR Bard to exclude certain internal memos, as they might bias the court against the defendant. Judge Goodwin ruled that the memos actually were pertinent to the plaintiff’s … [Read more...]

Study Finds More Children Injured in High Chairs

Number of Children’s Injuries Caused by High Chairs Jumped 22% in Past Decade A new study shows that the number of children injured in accidents involving high chairs has jumped 22% in the past decade. Every year, about 9,400 children younger than 3 years old are injured when they fall out of a high chair. That rate has increased 22% since … [Read more...]

FDA May Allow Generic Drugs to Update Label Information

FDA Proposes Rule for Generic Drug Manufacturers to Update Safety Info on Label On Friday, November 8th, the Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule that would allow generic drug manufacturers to update the labels on their products if a potential safety problem, with the generic or brand name drug, is discovered. In June of this year, the … [Read more...]

W.Va Lipitor Personal Injury Cases Moved to Federal Court

Three Dozen Plaintiffs in West Virginia See Lipitor Lawsuits Moved to Federal Court The US District Court of Bluefield, West Virginia transferred 36 personal injury cases involving the statin drug Lipitor to the US District Court of Southern West Virginia between October 10th and October 14th. Some of the civil court cases that were transferred … [Read more...]

Bard Wants Compensation for Dropped Transvaginal Mesh Case

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Wants Attorneys’ Fees for Dropped Personal Injury Case The third bellwether trial in the CR Bard transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) was dropped recently, and now the medical manufacturer is seeking compensation for incurred attorneys’ fees. According to court documents, the trial in the case of Linda … [Read more...]

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