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Archive for November 2017

Perfix Mesh Lawsuit Filed by Injured Patient

bard ventralight hernia mesh lawsuit filed

Bard’s Perfix mesh has been named in a new lawsuit on behalf of a Louisiana man who allegedly experienced significant injures. According the Bard Perfix lawsuit, the hernia mesh manufactured by this industry leader is unreasonably dangerous and toxic. Plaintiff Bruce B. claims that after receiving hernia repair surgery in which the Bard Perfix mesh was implanted,…

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Former FDA Commissioner Says Warnings Inadequate

xarelto warnings may have been inadequate

The former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration said that the warnings provided to doctors and patients about the risks of were wholly inadequate. As a part of his testimony in the litigation over the drug, David Kessler, the former head of the FDA under the H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations, said that the…

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Opioid Crisis Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Illinois Residents

In the wake of a rising opioid epidemic throughout the United States, an opioid crisis lawsuit has been filed in Illinois. According to the opioid crisis lawsuit, drug manufacturers are responsible for generating a campaign of deceptive, false and unfair assurances grossly understating the dangerous risk of addiction associated with opioid drugs. Both indirect and direct…

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Signs of Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

what are the signs of sexual abuse in nursing homes

The decision to place a loved one in an assisted living or nursing home can become overwhelming and frustrating, especially if you believe that your loved one has been subject to any type of abuse. Recent reports and news stories indicate that sexual abuse in nursing homes is on the rise. Being aware of the…

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Cook Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Alleges Severe Complications

A Tennessee woman is suing Cook Medical Inc. alleging a defective IVC filter caused her injuries. Plaintiff Lori B. alleges that she was implanted with the Cook Celect Vena Cava Filter in 2016 at a Nashville hospital. However, the Cook blood clot filter put her at an increased risk for severe medical complications and even…

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CR England Truck Accident Prompts Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A CR England truck accident is responsible for the severe injuries and untimely death of a North Carolina woman, according to a recently filed lawsuit. The defendant named in the CR England truck accident lawsuit owned the semi-truck that was ultimately involved in the accident and was operating it in the course of his employment with CR England. According…

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Court Confirms Risperdal Statute of Limitations

A Pennsylvania appeals court recently dismissed a lawsuit alleging Risperdal caused breast growth after ruling that the statute of limitations had expired. The Risperdal statute of limitations is the deadline plaintiffs have to file a lawsuit over their claims that the drug caused side effects and additional pain and suffering. Unfortunately for a 24-year-old who alleged…

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Marlex Mesh Caused Bowel Injuries, Lawsuit Claims

C.R. Bard, along with its subsidiary Davol Inc., was hit with a lawsuit alleging its Marlex Mesh caused a Pennsylvania woman to suffer from bowel injuries which required emergency surgery. Plaintiff Caroline I. alleges that she was implanted with Marlex Mesh in 2003 as a part of a repair for an incisional hernia. In 2015, the plaintiff…

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Texting and Driving Simulators Warn Teens About Accident Risks

Texting and driving simulators are being used in an educational campaign across the U.S. to raise awareness about the risks of distracted driving and to show teens how much of their focus is pulled from the road. Distracted driving is an especially problematic risk for teens who are not yet comfortable with their skills on…

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Opioid Crisis Continues to Raise Concerns Across the Country

opioid crisis raises concerns

According to many different sources and research studies, the United States may be affected by an opioid crisis due to the rising number of people who are taking these serious medications. When these drugs are overprescribed or given to patients who don’t really need them, those patients can become addicted and may struggle with all…

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New State Trial Begins in Pennsylvania

A 75-year-old Indiana resident filed a lawsuit that eventually evolved into a state trial after she received multiple transfusions from taking . Thousands of patients have come forward with injury claims in recent years, many of them filing adverse event reports with the FDA. Concerns over the dangers of the blood-thinning medication have also prompted…

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CNN Reports PBA Drug Nuedexta Being Pushed onto Elderly

red pill Nuedexta

A drug meant to treat a rare condition affecting less than one percent of the population is being pushed by drug companies and doctors for use with elderly patients suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to a recent CNN investigation. According to the CNN investigation, sales of a drug called Nuedexta have skyrocketed by 400 percent…

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Denali Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit Alleges Dangerous Side Effects

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Stands with $3.6M Jury Award

A Georgia man has filed a lawsuit over the allegedly dangerous side effects associated with the Denali vena cava filter. According to the lawsuit, a Denali vena cava filter was implanted in the plaintiff on July 28, 2015. The lawsuit has been filed against the manufacturer C.R. Bard alleging manufacturing defects, design defects, negligence in design and manufacture…

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Risperdal Side Effects Lawsuit Filed by California Man

A California resident has filed a Risperdal side effects lawsuit after taking the medication and developing serious injuries as a result.  Some of the most serious side effects stipulated in this legal claim, include “permanent bodily injury, severe and rapid weight gain, enlarged breasts, pain and suffering, disability, mental anguish and loss of capacity for the enjoyment…

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Schneider Tractor Trailer Accident Prompts Lawsuit

A Texas man claims that he suffered severe injuries after a Schneider truck plowed into his Ford Focus in September of 2016. Joseph P. alleges in his lawsuit that the Schneider tractor trailer accident was caused by negligence on the part of the driver and the company. He is demanding damages for his injuries, medical…

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