Johnson & Johnson Issues Drug Recall for Baby Motrin

J&J Issues Drug Recall for Baby Motrin That Might Have Plastic ParticlesJohnson & Johnson has issued a drug recall for 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infant’s Formula, which is used to treat fever and flu aches and pains in children 2 years or younger. Reportedly, thedrug recall was issued due to potential plastic particles in a batch of … [Read more...]

Pharmaceutical Company Issues Product Recall for Birth Control Pills

Manufacturer of Birth Control Pills Issues Voluntary Product RecallPharmaceutical manufacturer Sandoz announced on Friday, July 5th, that they were issuing a voluntary product recall for one lot of their brand-name birth control pill, Estarylla.The Estarylla (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) product recall was reportedly initiated by the … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Generic Drug Makers

Generic Drug Manufacturers Have No Liability in Personal Injury, Per Supreme CourtOn Monday, June 24, the US Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that generic drug makers are not liable for personal injury caused by side effects.The decision reverses the original decision in the case of Karen Bartlett, a New Hampshire woman who took Mutual … [Read more...]

AMAG Issues Drug Recall Anemia Drug after Patient Death

Pharmaceutical Company Receives Report of Patient Death, Issues Drug RecallAmag Pharmaceuticals, partnered with Takeda Pharmaceuticals, which has recently come under fire for their potentially dangerous Type 2 diabetes drug Actos, issued a drug recall for their anemia drug after reports of patient illness, and one death.Amag has issued a drug … [Read more...]

$6.5 Million Awarded to Victim in Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

Bellwether Actos Trial Returns Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff, Wins DamagesThe first of more than 3,000 personal injury lawsuits against Takeda Pharmaceuticals has returned a verdict, in favor of the plaintiff.On Friday, April 26th, Jack Cooper was awarded $6.5 million in personal injury damages by a jury which ruled that Takeda … [Read more...]

Samsca Safety Alert

The Strom Law Firm is now investigating cases against SamscaThe Strom Law Firm is now investigating and evaluating potential cases against Samsca.  The FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication Tuesday, April 30, 2013.  The safety announcement notes that Samsca should not be used for any longer than 30 days and should not be used in those with an … [Read more...]

Takeda Concerned About Link Between Actos and Bladder Cancer, Per Filing

A New Court Filing Shows that Takeda Pharmaceuticals Knew About a Possible Link Between Actos and Bladder CancerAccording to a new court filing in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the company’s executives were concerned, as early as 2003, that there might be a link between their diabetes drug Actos and an … [Read more...]

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