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Byetta Cancer. Did Manufacturers Know About Potential Health Risks?

When Did Manufacturers Know About Byetta Cancer Health Risks? Claims that Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly failed to communicate the potential risk of pancreatic Byetta cancer, are nearing the pre-trial phase. The reality of the risk is evident in stories like that of Rebecca Richard, who filed a claim on behalf of her deceased husband, David, who Read More »

I Have Mesothelioma Cancer. What Are My Options?

  Learn About Mesothelioma Cancer There were 18,068 mesothelioma cancer deaths in the U.S. between 1999 and 2005, and the number continues to grow. Mesothelioma is a lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, a natural mineral used in products, such as building materials and vehicle brakes, to resist heat. The use of asbestos as Read More »

Did Fresenius Withhold Knowledge of GranuFlo Side Effects?

What are GranuFlo Side Effects? Granuflo. Aside from hearing it mentioned during just about every other commercial break, there probably isn’t much else you know about it. That’s because it’s one of several chemicals used in dialysis. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Granuflo in 2003. It’s manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care (FMC), Read More »

Hip Replacement Lawsuit: California Court Awards $8.3 Million

Hip Replacement Lawsuit Cases on the Rise About 10,000 hip replacement lawsuits have been filed nationwide against manufacturers of hip replacement devices. While many of those suits are pending – and thousands more are being filed — the recent California verdict marks an important precedent for other hip replacement lawsuit cases: the finding of negligence Read More »

New Cases of Januvia Cancer Trigger More Lawsuits

Januvia is the latest Type 2 diabetes drug to receive national attention due to its serious side effects. The development of Januvia cancer among patients has spawned a growing number of lawsuits against Merck & Co., the maker and marketer of the drug. The following include some the latest updates on Januvia warnings and Januvia Read More »

Study Links Pradaxa Bleeding in Patients Taking Medicine

Pradaxa News: Research Reveals Pradaxa Bleeding in Patients Taking Medicine When Pradaxa was approved by the FDA in 2010, it was touted as a safer alternative to other blood thinning medications, which help prevent strokes. But just one year later, the drug was linked to more deaths in the U.S. than any other prescription medication. Read More »

Avandia Settlement: GlaxoSmithKline Could Pay Up to $6 Billion in Lawsuits

How Much Will My Avandia Settlement Be? After a two-year investigation by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee revealed that GlaxoSmithKline, the maker of Avandia, intentionally suppressed information about the drug’s link to heart attacks, tens of thousands of lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. alone. The first signs of trouble started in 2007, when the Read More »

Millions Awarded in Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Who’s Held Responsible in Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits? Thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits are underway across the U.S. In New Jersey, nearly 2,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits are pending against Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson that manufactures the Gynecare Proflift mesh implant. In West Virginia, approximately 3,800 transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against Ethicon; Read More »

Over 500 DUI Arrests in Los Angeles Over Memorial Day Weekend

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported that 529 DUI arrests were made this Memorial Day weekend, between 12:01 a.m. on Friday and midnight on Sunday. The arrests were made as part of an “Avoid the 100 Los Angeles County DUI Campaign,” which involves officers from over 100 agencies making DUI arrests. If you were Read More »

Why Medical Records are Key to a Personal Injury Case

Medical Records Help Prove Personal Injury If you’ve been injured in a car accident or as the result of a slip and fall, medical malpractice, a product defect or dog bite, medical records will be an integral part of your personal injury case. Your medical records will show what injuries you sustained, the extent of Read More »

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