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Published: January 28th, 2015
The lowest-rated Medicare dialysis centers are operated by a supplier preparing to defend thousands of NaturaLyte and GranuFlo lawsuit claims, a new rating system finds. A report published January 26th by ModernHealthCare.com notes the findings of a new five-star rating system instituted by the f...Read More
Published: January 26th, 2015
The first trial for a Risperdal lawsuit has begun in Philadelphia state court, where a consolidated litigation currently includes more than 1,250 cases over the antipsychotic medication. According to court documents, oral arguments were presented on January 23, 2015 by attorneys for the plaintiff...Read More
Published: January 22nd, 2015
Roughly 75 Xarelto lawsuits were transferred this week to newly-formed mass tort litigation in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, court records indicate. The decision was made public in an order docketed on January 21, in which a Pennsylvania judge ordered that the proceeding be created to c...Read More
Published: January 20th, 2015
A Risperdal lawsuit filed by a 24-year old man who alleged gynecomastia complications caused by the medication has been dismissed from a consolidated litigation in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, court records indicate. According to an Order recently issued by the judge presiding over sim...Read More
Published: January 15th, 2015
There is likely truth to allegations made in testosterone lawsuits that certain medications designed to raise levels of the male hormone may increase the risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems, a recent study finds. Among other things, research published in the medical journal P...Read More
Published: January 14th, 2015
Nearly three dozen Canadian women are seeing their transvaginal mesh lawsuits resolved after suffering pain and internal damage allegedly caused by pelvic implants they received for prolapse or incontinence, according to CTV News Canada. A report on January 13th indicates that the mesh settlement...Read More
Published: January 12th, 2015
Johnson & Johnson paid doctors nearly $7 million during the first half of 2013 to promote a drug tied to Xarelto internal bleeding injuries, according to a recent analysis. The study, which can be found in Pro Publica, looked at cash amounts shelled out by top manufacturers during the last ...Read More
Published: January 8th, 2015
The first bellwether trial in a federal multidistrict litigation involving the metal-on-metal Wright Conserve hip replacement is scheduled to begin in March of this year, court documents indicate. According to a recent scheduling order, the hearing’s start date is slated for March 9th, 2015, an...Read More
Published: January 7th, 2015
Doctors considering whether to remove an implant similar to one now blamed for injuries in thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits should do so if the recipient has developed elevated metal ion levels, if the implant has undergone clinical or physiological changes, or if cups have loosened, said a ...Read More
Published: January 5th, 2015
Thousands of individuals in the United Kingdom who are prescribed Risperdal and other antipsychotic medications are often taking them in the absence of a serious mental illness, a new study suggests. According to a December 30th report from Medscape Medical News, new research suggests that half t...Read More