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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
Published: April 8th, 2014
The makers of a diabetes drug allegedly tied to bladder cancer and other side effects are planning to appeal a U.S. federal jury’s decision yesterday to award an Actos lawsuit plaintiff $6 billion in punitive damages, according to The $6 billion judgment was part of $9 billion in p...Read More
Published: April 7th, 2014
A $1.2 million transvaginal mesh lawsuit verdict over Johnson & Johnson’s TVT-O mesh sling has been reached in Texas state court, where jurors found the company liable for damages caused by the device, Bloomberg News reports. According to an article on April 4, 2014, the judgment was reache...Read More
Published: April 4th, 2014
The nationwide law firm of Bernstein Liebhard LLP has joined a thriving GranuFlo lawsuit litigation that now includes more than 650 federally-filed claims over the dialysis drug, the Firm reports. According to court records from March 24, 2014, the Firm filed a GranuFlo lawsuit in the U.S. Distri...Read More
Published: April 3rd, 2014
A new cholesterol drug from the pharmaceutical company, Amgen Inc., may steer doctors away from prescribing a medication tied to Lipitor diabetes complications in a rising number of lawsuits against its manufacturer, according to An article on April 1st reports that the new drug, e...Read More
Published: April 1st, 2014
A federal judge overseeing more than 6,000 cases in the C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh lawsuit litigation has asked its parties to choose 200 for case specific discovery, in preparation for next year’s bellwether trials. According to an Order on March 25, 2014, these cases will go into a pool that...Read More