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Archive for January 2018

Wrongful Death Nursing Home Injury Lawsuit Settled for $800K

The Devereux Foundation has settled a nursing home injury lawsuit that ended with a wrongful death. The lawsuit alleged that the staff working at a residential behavioral health facility in Pennsylvania failed to recognize infection symptoms in a patient. That resident was developmentally disabled and suffered fatal injuries as a result of poor care, according…

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Georgia Man Joins Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Stands with $3.6M Jury Award

A Georgia man has joined the litigation alleging C.R. Bard manufactured defective IVC filters that caused injuries. According to the Bard IVC filter lawsuit, the plaintiff was implanted with the Denali Vena Cava Filter in 2015. According to the complaint, the patient and doctors were unaware of the risks presented by Bard’s vena cava filter…

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Perfix Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuit Alleges Toxicity

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Manufacturers C.R. Bard and Davol Inc. face a new Perfix hernia mesh injury lawsuit filed by a patient who claims the mesh is toxic. The plaintiff in the Perfix hernia mesh injury lawsuit says he had hernia repair surgery with the implantation back in November 2015. However, the lawsuit alleges that because of the mesh’s…

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Fastest Speeding Tickets in Texas in 2017

The top speeding tickets in Texas in 2017 may illustrate how many people are going above and beyond the posted speed limits, putting themselves and others at risk of a catastrophic accident. The fastest speeding tickets in Texas is only recorded by those captured by the police; other people going at excessive speeds behind the…

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Xarelto Injury Lawsuit Filed Due to Severe Bleeding

A new Xarelto injury lawsuit has been filed due to an adverse bleeding event that occurred in April 2016. The patient, after using the medication for months, allegedly began to notice serious side effects that prompted a visit to the hospital. The Oklahoma resident began using Xarelto in October 2015. A significant adverse bleeding event…

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Opioid Crisis Prompts Crackdown on Prescribing Doctors

Authorities are now cracking down as a result of the opioid crisis on those doctors who allegedly are peddling the pills unnecessarily. Due to the high addiction rate associated with opioids and the fact that opioid use has spread throughout the United States, many doctors who are accused of peddling the medications and operating pill…

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Punitive Damages Reinstated in Risperdal Lawsuit

Drug maker, Johnson & Johnson, may have to pay punitive damages to a plaintiff who alleges severe side effects after taking Risperdal as a child.  Timothy S. alleged in his Risperdal lawsuit that he suffered severe side effects, including the development of female breasts or gynecomastia. The plaintiff was prescribed the drug for Tourette’s syndrome…

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Jury Awards $2M in Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

A $2 million verdict over the death of an elderly woman at a nursing home was affirmed by Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court. The nursing home abuse lawsuit alleged that Elise Dubose died in 2007, a mere two years after becoming a resident at Willowcrest Nursing Home. Her son who initiated the lawsuit against the nursing home…

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Number of IVC Filter Lawsuits Growing Against Manufacturers

A new IVC filter lawsuit argues that using these medical devices puts patients at risk for severe injuries. Cordis is one of three biggest manufacturers of IVC filters currently facing litigation from injured patients who argue they were never told about the serious side effects. IVC filter lawsuits maintain that patients and medical professionals were…

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Bard Hit with Lawsuit over Incompatible Hernia Mesh

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A Mississippi man hit medical device maker C.R. Bard with a lawsuit alleging Ventralex hernia mesh is incompatible with human tissue. The plaintiff, Patrick D., alleges that the incompatible hernia mesh caused him severe personal injuries, medical complications, and damages after it was implanted in March 2014. Further, says the plaintiff, he had to undergo…

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Winter Car Wrecks in Wake of Huge Southern Storm

Car owners in the South faced brutal conditions as winter weather wreaked havoc on the roads in the region. Many roads in the region were closed and a winter storm warning issued from the northern tip of the Atlantic coast all the way to the Gulf Coast of Florida. In the aftermath of the storms,…

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Lawsuit Says Xarelto Caused Rectal Bleeding

A lawsuit alleges that a Delaware man suffered severe bleeding after taking Xarelto. According to the lawsuit, Freddie S., was prescribed Xarelto for the treatment of atrial fibrillation from July 5, 2012 to Dec. 20, 2016. The plaintiff says he suffered severe injuries from taking Xarelto, however, including gastrointestinal and rectal bleeding. Ultimately, says the…

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Tribes Hit Drug Makers with Opioid Epidemic Lawsuits

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate filed legal action alleging drug makers deceptively marketed the powerful painkillers now fueling the opioid epidemic. Attorneys for the tribes say that drug makers and distributors lied about the addictive nature of the drugs to boost their profits; however, the deceptive marketing to doctors…

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Severe Side Effects of Risperdal Prompt Lawsuits

The side effects of Risperdal have been raised by numerous different young adult and male patients who developed breasts. According to recently filed Risperdal lawsuits, the manufacturer is responsible for failing to warn patients and family members about the severe side effects linked to the medication. Specifically, plaintiffs say the side effects of Risperdal materials…

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