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Published: April 24th, 2014
A powerful cocktail of sedatives and antipsychotics similar to one involved in Risperdal lawsuit litigation is being doled out to thousands of nursing home residents in Ontario, and the results could be especially serious for patients with dementia, according to a report from the An art...Read More
Published: April 23rd, 2014
The New England Journal of Medicine is asking a judge in Massachusetts to reconsider an order requiring it to hand over data from a Prolift study some Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuit plaintiffs say was heavily influenced by the company. According to a New Jersey Law Journal report, the medical ...Read More
Published: April 22nd, 2014
Johnson & Johnson has introduced a new type of diabetes medication amid controversy snowballed by hundreds of Januvia and Byetta lawsuit filings, and it may just change the game for diabetics. According to an April 21st report from the, the new drug is called Invokana, and is t...Read More
Published: April 21st, 2014
A German drugmaker has seen an increase in its 2013 operating income since cutting costs associated with a blood thinner tied to serious internal bleeding injuries alleged in Pradaxa lawsuit filings, according to Boehringer-Ingelheim reported last week that its earnings rose 14 perce...Read More
Published: April 17th, 2014
A federal judge in Colorado has dismissed certain claims filed in a GranuFlo lawsuit alleging serious cardiovascular injuries caused by the dialysis medication, court documents indicate. An Order on April 9th indicates the dismissal of failure to warn and breach of warranty claims against a dialy...Read More
Published: April 15th, 2014
A group of women whose transvaginal mesh lawsuit allegations involve products from Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit and other companies have moved to remand their cases to Pennsylvania state court, according to recent reports. A article from April 14th indi...Read More
Published: April 14th, 2014
Pharmaceutical companies have been paying doctors to promote their antipsychotic drugs for years, according to hundreds of Risperdal lawsuit filings, in a trade-off that may have harmed poor and foster children the most. A recent report from the Denver Post indicates that foster children in Color...Read More
Published: April 11th, 2014
A Defendant in more than 1,000 Mirena lawsuit filings has moved to dismiss a claim over the IUD from a federal litigation established in the Southern District of New York, the National Law Journal reports. According to a motion filed on April 8, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals said that claims f...Read More
Published: April 10th, 2014
Specific lots of a medication used in dialysis have been affected by a voluntary NaturaLyte recall in Canada, according to a notice posted by the country’s health regulators. An alert published April 5, 2014 by Health Canada indicates that certain batches of the acid concentrate were found to b...Read More
Published: April 9th, 2014
With roughly 30 cases over AndroGel now pending in the Northern District of Illinois, plaintiffs have requested that all similar testosterone lawsuit filings be transferred there for pretrial proceedings, court documents indicate. In a brief filed on March 28th, 2014, plaintiffs in these cases as...Read More