FDA Strengthens Warnings About Invokana Side Effects

FDA Warns Invokana Can Cause Bone Fractures in New Warning LabelInvokana is the brand name Type 2 diabetes treatment manufactured in the U.S. by Janssen / Johnson & Johnson, and now has a stronger warning after a more in-depth FDA investigation.The stronger warning was issued after a new trial involving 714 elderly patients taking the … [Read more...]

FDA Finds Safety Problems With Eliquis

FDA Reviews Eliquis Data and Finds Safety Problems As More Lawsuits are FiledFor the last few years, BristolMyers Squibb and Pfizer have pushed their joint anticoagulant, Eliquis, as safer than many other anticoagulants out on the market, including Pradaxa, Coumadin/warfarin, and Xarelto – all of which face personal injury and wrongful death … [Read more...]

Upcoming Testosterone Therapy MDL Trial Highlights Drug Industry Issues

Testosterone Therapy MDL Will Focus on Off-Label Marketing of Fake DiseaseThe testosterone therapy MDL (multidistrict litigation) has 1,340 personal injury lawsuits alleging that therapies like Androgel, manufactured by AbbVie, were not only misrepresented in off-label direct-to-consumer marketing, but the drug manufacturers created a fake … [Read more...]

SC Couple Keeps $11.6 Million in Topamax Birth Defect Damages Case

$11.6 Million Award for Topamax Birth Defect Damages Will Not Be OverturnedA state Superior Court ruled in Pennsylvania that a South Carolina couple will be able to keep the damages awarded by the jury for birth defects caused by Topamax.Topamax, a drug used to treat epilepsy, has been tied to birth defects in children born to women who took … [Read more...]

W.Va Lipitor Personal Injury Cases Moved to Federal Court

Three Dozen Plaintiffs in West Virginia See Lipitor Lawsuits Moved to Federal CourtThe 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...]

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