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Indiana Woman Alleges Serious Injuries From Transvaginal Mesh Products

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm, just filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who suffered injuries after receiving transvaginal mesh implants. The lawsuit suit alleges that the transvaginal mesh created an unreasonable risk and directly caused her injuries.

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Lawsuit Alleges Plavix Caused Oklahoma Man to Suffer Multiple Stomach Bleeds

Another lawsuit has been filed over adverse Plavix side effects. The lawsuit, filed by national law firm Parker Waichman LLP, alleges that the blood thinner, Plavix (clopidogrel), caused an Oklahoma man to suffer from multiple stomach bleeds.

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Conspiracy Claims in Talcum Powder Case Survive Motion to Dismiss

Conspiracy Claims in Talcum Powder Case Survive Motion to Dismiss

E. District of Missouri denied motion to dismiss conspiracy claims. Lawsuit alleges the defendants conspired to misrepresent true dangers with use of talcum powder.

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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Trial

$5.5 Million Awarded to Plaintiffs in First Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Trial

An award of $5.5 million has been made in the first trial over a transvaginal mesh lawsuit. The jury found against medical device maker, C.R. Bard, and its Avaulta Plus transvaginal mesh. The jury agreed that Bard’s Avaulta Plus transvaginal mesh caused numerous and painful injuries in a California woman. ...

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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 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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Federal Judge Certifies Medtronic Infuse Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit

A shareholder lawsuit alleging Medtronic Inc. illegally promoted the off-label use of its Infuse bone growth product has been granted class action status by U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson of Minnesota. According to a report from, the Medtronic Infuse off-label promotion lawsuit was filed by several institutional investors on ...

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Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Scientists are concerned vitamin drinks are contributing to levels of vitamins and other nutrients that are not only unnecessary, but potentially harmful.

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Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads Vulnerable to Fracture after ICD Switch

Medtronic Sprint Fidelis leads are vulnerable to fracture following ICD switch, says a new study published in the June issue of the journal Heart Rhythm.

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Scientist Calls for Federal Regulations for Fracking Pollution

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling should be governed by federal regulations because its pollution has no awareness of state boundaries.

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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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PA Woman Says Yaz Nearly Killed Her Daughter

Yaz, Bayer Healthcare’s popular birth control pill, has been blamed for causing several pulmonary emboli that nearly killed a 16-year-old Pennsylvania girl. The young woman’s mother has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Bayer on her daughter’s behalf, alleging that … Continue reading

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FDA Pondering New Internet Rules For Drug, Device Makers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking into whether or not revised regulations are called for regarding how information is delivered on < "">medicines and < "">medical devices via the Internet, says Reuters. The meeting is entitled “Promotion … Continue reading

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Yaz, Yaz Litigation Progresses, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Named

There is progress to report in the Yaz and Yasmin multidistrict litigation (MDL No. 2100) currently underway in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Judge David Herndon, who is overseeing the Yaz and Yasmin MDL, has appointed … Continue reading

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Yaz, Yasmin Lawsuits in New Jersey Could be Deemed Mass Tort

This year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated Bayer—maker of the birth control pill, < "">Yaz—to run a correction to its Yaz marketing that cost some $20-million. Bayer must also submit its ads to the agency for approval … Continue reading

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Yaz Faces Swiss Probe Following User’s Sudden Death

Swiss health regulators are investigating Yaz following the “sudden” death of a young women who suffered a pulmonary emboli while taking the popular birth control pill. Yaz was approved in the U.S. in 2006. It is a low-estrogen pill, and … Continue reading

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Yaz and Yasmin Legal Woes Mount for Bayer

Bayer Healthcare is facing a raft of legal troubles over its popular birth control pills, Yaz and Yasmin. According to The New York Times, at least 74 lawsuits have been filed by women who claim either Yaz or Yasmin caused … Continue reading

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Study Finds Yaz Ingredient Ups Blood Clot Risk

A new study has found that the type of progestin used in the Yaz birth control pill is associated with more blood clots than other forms of the hormone. The study is published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). sight … Continue reading

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Yaz, Yasmin Among Birth Control Pills with Higher Blood Clot Risk

Some birth control pills, including the popular Yaz and Yasmin, carry a higher risk of blood clots compared with some others, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal. According to The Globe and Mail, the study … Continue reading

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