Some 8,000 individuals in the U.S. who were allegedly forced to undergo metal hip removal surgery following 2010’s DePuy ASR recall may soon receive compensation for their injuries through a recent settlement from Johnson & Johnson, but a number of claimants in Australia are still waiting for ...Read More
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay as much as $1 billion to insurers who covered costs to remove implants affected by the 2010 DePuy ASR hip recall, according to a settlement recently proposed in Ohio federal court.
Announced on November 19th, the settlement could affect some 8,000 claims ag...Read More
A study examining the effects certain incretin mimetics have on the pancreas may lend evidence to the growing body of Byetta lawsuit filings now underway in the U.S.
Findings of the research, which looked at 1,169 complaints found on the Italian Spontaneous ADR Reporting Database, were published ...Read More
Five new NaturaLyte and GranuFlo lawsuit claims alleging injuries caused by a pair of recalled dialysis medications have now been filed in West Virginia, according to court documents.
Filed on November 5th in Charleston, reports indicate that these cases are likely to be removed to the federal di...Read More
A new study shows that the majority of women who start using IUDs as their method of birth control continue to do so for at least six months, but that does not speak to the growing number of women who have gone on to file Mirena lawsuit claims after they were allegedly forced to have it removed due ...Read More
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedics, have agreed to a $2.5 billion settlement of some 8,000 federal DePuy ASR lawsuit claims over the recalled metal-on-metal hip replacement, the Associated Press reports.
If approved by 94% of eligible plaintiffs, thousands of claims over...Read More
The process for scheduling bellwether trials in the federal Biomet hip lawsuit litigation is now underway, and could begin as early as 2014, according to proposals recently submitted by parties involved in the proceeding.
Court documents from this month show that Plaintiffs’ attorneys recently ...Read More
77 plaintiffs in Risperdal lawsuits alleging gynecomastia, or male breast growth, caused by the anti-psychotic medication have asked the judge overseeing claims in a consolidated Pennsylvania state court litigation to enforce settlement agreements reached earlier this year by the drug’s manufactur...Read More
Surgeon training for a widely-used surgery robot may soon be more heavily scrutinized by hospitals in the U.S., given its attention in a recent safety survey led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and da Vinci robot lawsuit filings, Bloomberg.com reports.
Over the past few weeks, the ...Read More
A woman in Indiana has filed a Mirena lawsuit after the IUD allegedly broke into several pieces inside her body, and released an uncontrolled amount of hormones that resulted in birth defects to her unborn baby, court documents indicate.
According to a report from November 12th, the Plaintiff in ...Read More