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Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

A vital food safety program was saved from budget cuts this week, enabling the country’s largest—although considered by experts to be far too small—produce-safety testing program to continue.

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Actos Whistleblower Lawsuit Questions Avandia Researcher's Financial Ties to Takeda

A prominent researcher has been implicated in an alleged cover-up of Actos side effects, according to a report from TheHeart.org. An Actos whistleblower lawsuit unsealed earlier this year has alleged financial connections between the Cleveland Clinic’s Dr Steven Nissen and the maker of Actos “should be considered when analyzing Actos’s ...

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FDA Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement Investigation Is Flawed, Researchers Say

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) metal-on-metal hip replacement investigation is flawed, according to researchers.

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What Action Will the FDA Take on E-cigarettes?

What Action Will the FDA Take on E-cigarettes?

As health and quality concerns trouble the e-cigarette industry, experts and the public await the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s action to regulate the devices.

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Medtronic Settles Charges Over Kickbacks To Doctors

Medical device giant, Medtronic Inc., is settling charges over kickbacks to doctors. The firms just agreed to pay $23.5 million to settle claims it paid physicians kickbacks in exchange for their use of its pacemakers and defibrillators, according to a U.S. Justice Department announcement yesterday. The company was accused of seeking ...

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64 More Plavix Patients File Suit Over Bleeding Side Effects

Another Plavix lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 64 Plavix patients who allege bleeding side effects. Plavix (clopidogrel) is a blood thinner prescribed for the prevention of blood clots and heart attacks, and has been linked to serious side effects, such as the heart attacks and strokes it is ...

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Decision on Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuit Multidistrict Litigation Expected Soon

Victims of alleged Pradaxa injuries are awaiting word on whether their lawsuits will be consolidated in a multidistrict litigation. According to a report from The Madison Record, so far just over two dozen Pradaxa bleeding lawsuits have been filed in federal courts throughout the U.S.

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Canadian Study Confirms Actos Bladder Cancer Risk

A new study conducted by Canadian researchers has found that users of the type 2 diabetes drug, Actos (pioglitazone), may face a higher risk of developing bladder cancer than first thought. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, found that taking Actos for two years doubles the likelihood ...

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Actos, Avandia May Up Risk for Diabetic Macular Edema

A West Virginia man fitted with a metal-on-metal version of DePuy Orthopaedics’ Pinnacle Hip Implant System has filed suit against the company and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, alleging the device caused him to suffer pain and elevated cobalt levels. The Plaintiff is being represented by the national law ...

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Mirena Injury Allegations Prompt Lawsuit

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Another Mirena IUD injury lawsuit alleges serious allegations concerning the implantable birth control. The complaint indicates that the plaintiff was implanted with Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) in October 2009. In April 2010, she went to her doctor’s office complaining … Continue reading

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Mirena® IUD Multidistrict Litigation Centralized to New York

Lawsuits filed into a Mirena® IUD multidistrict litigation (MDL) that is being centralized to the Southern District of New York. Most of the plaintiffs in these cases allege similar injuries: That the Mirena® intrauterine (IUD) device migrated from its original … Continue reading

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Mass Tort Likely Over Mirena® IUD Injuries

In response to scores of lawsuits brought over Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Mirena® intrauterine device (IUD), a mass tort is likely over allegations the device migrates after insertion, embedding in the uterus or puncturing organs. The injuries, noted Lawyers USA … Continue reading

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Parker Waichman Seeks Centralized Management of Multicounty Mirena® IUD Lawsuit Litigation

Mirena® lawsuits allege that the intrauterine device (IUD) is inherently defective, creates an unreasonable risk of injury to women, and that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. failed to warn consumers about the risks associated with the Mirena® IUD. In response to … Continue reading

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Parker Waichman Files Another Lawsuit on Behalf of Mirena® IUD User Who Alleges Serious Injuries

Another woman has come forward concerning serious injuries associated with the Mirena® intrauterine device (IUD) manufactured and marketed by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. National law firm, Parker Waichman LLP, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Utah woman who alleges … Continue reading

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Arkansas Woman Files Lawsuit Over Uterine Perforation by Mirena® IUD

An Arkansas woman who suffered serious and permanent injuries when her Mirena® intrauterine device (IUD) perforated her uterus has filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, the device’s manufacturer. The plaintiff received her Mirena® IUD in 2007. A follow-up exam … Continue reading

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Mirena® IUD Caused Ectopic Pregnancy, Other Complications, Lawsuit Charges

A Minnesota woman who received a Mirena® intrauterine device (IUD) in 2006 has filed a lawsuit alleging that the device was responsible for her ectopic pregnancy and other complications. The Mirena®, a hormonal IUD, works by releasing the hormone levonorgestrel … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Alleges Mirena® IUD Perforated Arizona Woman’s Uterus, Prompting Need for Surgery

Parker Waichman LLP recently filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals alleging that the Mirena® intrauterine device (IUD) perforated the uterus of an Arizona woman and surgery was required to retrieve the device. The lawsuit, filed on January 2, 2013 … Continue reading

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Parker Waichman LLP Reports on Petition Filed on Consolidation of Mirena® IUD Lawsuits into MDL

Parker Waichman LLP just reported that a petition has been filed for a Mirena® multidistrict litigation (MDL). The case is In Re: Mirena IUD Product Liability Litigation, Case No. 1:12-CV-2780. An MDL is created when complex litigation involving a number … Continue reading

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Another Mirena® User Files Lawsuit Alleging IUD Perforated Her Uterus and Caused Permanent Injuries

National law firm Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Arizona woman alleging that the Mirena® intrauterine device (IUD) perforated her uterus and migrated outside the uterus, forcing the plaintiff to undergo laparoscopic surgery to remove … Continue reading

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