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Archive for September 2017

Life-Threatening Bleed From Subject of Another Lawsuit

For about two weeks in September 2015, Ohio resident Louise R. says she took the widely popular blood-thinner , prescribed by her doctor for the treatment of pulmonary embolism. Thirteen days in, Louise claims to have experienced gastrointestinal bleeding and suffered a life-threatening bleed from , according to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Louisiana federal court,…

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G2 Vena Cava Filter Complications Prompt Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

ivc blood clot filter surgery

A plaintiff has filed a new lawsuit against numerous defendants including IVC filter manufacturer C.R. Bard Inc. and Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. alleging injuries sustained as a result of the G2 Vena Cava Filter. The blood clot filter lawsuit accuses the defendants of manufacture and design negligence as well as failure to warn and breach…

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Tennessee Woman Files Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

A plaintiff from Tennessee is suing Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson over medical expenses and injuries she suffered after being implanted with pelvic mesh. According to the Ethicon pelvic mesh lawsuit, plaintiff Betty B. was implanted with the mesh at the Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. The pelvic mesh the plaintiff was implanted…

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Jury Awards Victim $11M in 18 Wheeler Accident Lawsuit

big truck crashes

A Texas jury handed down an $11 million dollar verdict after a man was severely injured in a trucking accident. According to the 18 wheeler accident lawsuit, Alex P. was driving home from work on a rainy night in 2015 when he was hit head-on by a truck driver who was on his phone. Alex…

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How Does Risperdal Cause Gynecomastia?

gynecomastia is one of the side effects of Risperdal

According to a CNN report, Eddie B. began taking the anti-psychotic medication Risperdal at age 13 to treat anxiety and bipolar disorder. Eighteen months later, he developed female-sized breasts, a medical condition known as gynecomastia. It was the early 2000s and the drug, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, and marketed by its subsidiary Janssen, had…

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Wreck Caused by Off-Duty Cop Ends in Car Accident Verdict

car accident settlement reached in Texas

After repeated attempts to settle a personal injury case brought by two men who suffered serious injuries in a car accident caused by an off-duty police officer who allegedly failed to yield to the right-of-way at an intersection, a Texas jury returned a car accident verdict awarding the plaintiffs more than $1 million, according to KLTV.…

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Family Files Lawsuit After Woman Dies from Uncontrollable Bleeding

Lawsuit alleges woman developed anemia from .

The estate of a Tennessee woman who died of gastrointestinal bleeding after taking is suing the drug makers Janssen, Bayer and Johnson & Johnson for wrongful death. The uncontrollable bleeding lawsuit alleges that the deceased Phyllis L. took the drug and suffered severe medical complications and expenses leading up to her death. The lawsuit claims that…

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Lawsuit Says Bard Ventralight Hernia Mesh Incompatible

bard ventralight hernia mesh lawsuit filed

Bard was hit with a lawsuit alleging its Ventralight hernia mesh is incompatible with human tissue and patients with the mesh suffer pain and other medical complications. Plaintiff Julio N. of North Carolina alleges that he was implanted with Bard Ventralight hernia mesh after hernia repair surgery in 2014. However, the lawsuit claims that the mesh was…

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What are the Penalties for Texting Truck Drivers?

Commercial truck drivers have a variety of different rules and regulations that affect their ability to maintain their license and hold down a job. Commercial truck drivers who text while driving, are not only putting themselves at risk of being critically injured in an accident, but they are also endangering everyone else on the road. The…

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Florida Patient Files Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit

bard ivc filter lawsuit filed by Florida resident

A Bard IVC filter lawsuit was filed against the company after a Florida resident implanted with the G2® Vena Cava Filter allegedly suffered injuries. This plaintiff has joined the master complaint against Bard. Plaintiff Shelly S. was implanted with Bard’s G2® Vena Cava filter in 2008. According to the complaint, the patient and doctors were unaware of…

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