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Experts Say Patient Harm Not Tracked Well Enough

Healthcare Professionals Call for Better Tracking of Patient Harm On Thursday, medical experts testified before Congress that the healthcare community was not doing enough to accurately track patient harm, which is the third leading cause of death in the US. "Our collective action in patient safety pales in comparison to the magnitude of the … [Read more...]

Endo Pharmaceuticals Testosterone Therapy Faces Lawsuit

Endo Pharmaceuticals Testosterone Therapy Drug Fortesta Faces Product Liability Lawsuit Endo Pharmaceuticals and the Prostrakan Group PLC were hit with a product liability lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court in early May for their testosterone therapy gel, Fortesta.  The lawsuit claims that the company failed to disclose serious and dangerous side … [Read more...]

Number of Syngenta GMO Corn Seed Lawsuits Increases

Hearing for Syngenta GMO Corn Seed Lawsuit Consolidation Scheduled for December Agrochemicals company Syngenta, makers of Viptera and other types of genetically-modified corn sold to US farmers, faces several GMO Corn Seed lawsuits that may soon be consolidated into one large class action. Syngenta so far faces 50 different lawsuits in 11 major … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Court Establishes Xarelto Mass Tort

Philadelphia Court Establishes Xarelto Mass Tort Docket After several people have filed personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits against Janssen Pharmaceuticals for their dangerous blood thinner, Xarelto, a judge in Philadelphia Claims Court has established a Xarelto mass tort docket. According to the court order issued on Wednesday, January … [Read more...]

Food Recall for 200,000 Lbs of Egg Product Due to Salmonella

Manufacturer Issues Class I Food Recall for 200,000 of Egg Products Because of Salmonella Contamination Nutriom, LLC, has issued a Class I food recall after discovering salmonella contamination of its OvaEasy and Egg Crystal products. The food recall covers 226,710 lbs of processed eggs which were produced between February 28th, 2013 and February … [Read more...]

Over 30 Personal Injury Lawsuits for Metro-North Train Accident

Two Years After Massive Metro-North Train Accident, Personal Injury Plaintiffs Still Filing Lawsuits Although it has been two years since the infamous Metro-North train accident and derailment injured 70 passengers, plaintiffs are still filing personal injury lawsuits against the railroad company for long-lasting injuries and disabilities. As … [Read more...]

Montana Settles Risperdal Lawsuit for $5.9 Million

Janssen To Pay $5.9 Million Settlement to Montana for Misleading Ads In March of this year, Montana State Attorney General Tim Fox announced that Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle allegations in the state regarding its antipsychotic drug, Risperdal. Like many Risperdal settlements in … [Read more...]

Whistleblower Lawsuit Unsealed for Derco Aerospace

Derco Aerospace, Other Tech Companies, Face Whistleblower Lawsuit for Overbilling A new whistleblower lawsuit has been unsealed by the Department of Justice involving United Technologies Corp, and three of their units – one of which is Derco Aerospace – for overbilling the United States government for a Navy contract in 2006. The whistleblower, … [Read more...]

Testosterone Therapy Drugs Should Carry Warning

Consumer Group Advocates for Black Box Warning Label on Testosterone Therapy A consumer advocacy group is petitioning the FDA to put a black box warning, the strongest warning label possible, on testosterone therapy drugs due to the potential for heart problems or stroke. Public Citizen added that the FDA should also require testosterone therapy … [Read more...]

FDA Warns Against Overuse of Testosterone Therapy

Another Warning from the FDA Chides Doctors for Over-Prescribing and Enabling Overuse of Testosterone Therapy The Food and Drug Administration has issued another warning to doctors regarding overuse of testosterone replacement therapy – the gels, pills, and ointments, the agency says, should not be overused to treat common signs of aging, such as … [Read more...]

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