September 20, 2019

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Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Mesh Under Fire

Johnson & Johnson makes health and beauty products that most Americans have used at one time or another. Some of the most well known J&J products are Band-Aids, Tylenol, J&J baby products including the now infamous baby powder, Neutrogena … [Read more...]

Pharmaceutical Injury Settlements Falling

In March 2018 the nonprofit consumer rights group, Public Citizen Foundation, released an in-depth study called Twenty-Seven Years of Pharmaceutical Industry Criminal and Civil Penalties: 1991 through 2017. The report catalogs all of the major … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Court Reverses Sole Defense Victory in Risperdal Mass Tort

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania issued two decisions in November, dealing victories to both plaintiffs and defendants in a state mass tort case involving Janssen Pharmaceutical’s anti-psychotic drug, Risperdal. The first decision reversed a 2015 … [Read more...]

Genentech Neglects Potentially Fatal Effects of Actemra

  In 2010, Genentech and Roche released a drug designed to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and other similar autoimmune diseases. The medication, known as Actemra, was approved by the FDA but was not required to carry a black box warning … [Read more...]

Proton Pump Inhibitor MDL to be Reconsidered in July Hearing

People who have potential claims against manufacturers of proton pump inhibitors should know that the arguments for the motion to centralize the lawsuits into a multidistrict litigation (MDL) will be heard in July by the Judicial Panel on … [Read more...]

Invokana Lawsuit Plaintiffs Move to Consolidate

If you or someone you know is suffering from Type 2 Diabetes, you may have used a medication known as Invokana. You may therefore be eligible to file a claim as part of the multidistrict litigation that will be consolidated against the manufacturer … [Read more...]

Chantix Found to Cause Man to Attempt Murder

Chantix, a smoking-cessation drug, has been found to be a contributing factor in a man’s psychiatric event that led him to attempt the murder of his wife. This is not the first time that Chantix has been cited for contribution to aggressive … [Read more...]

Invokana Renal Impairment and Kidney Failure

The type 2 diabetes drug Invokana (canagliflozin) has been linked to renal impairment and kidney failure. Invokana was the first in a new class of diabetes drugs to receive approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). … [Read more...]

Side Effects of Invokana

If you have type 2 diabetes, you may be taking a new drug called Invokana (canagliflozin). It was the first in a new class of diabetes drugs to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Invokana quickly became popular, and since it … [Read more...]