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Risperdal Risk Lawsuits Allege Side Effects Weren’t Explained

Risperdal Risk Lawsuits Allege Side Effects Weren't Explained

Risperdal risk lawsuits have become increasingly prominent in recent years as more patients who took this popular antipsychotic discover that there are serious side effects associated with short and long-term use. Those plaintiffs in recent Risperdal risk lawsuits recently received approval to seek punitive damages under a ruling established by the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Plaintiffs were…

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IVC Filter Trial Outcome Includes $3.6M Award

IVC Filter Trial Outcome Includes $3.6M Award

An IVC filter trial against C.R. Bard, a popular manufacturer of the IVC device, has led to a claim that the manufacturer of the device owes more than $3.6 million to an injured party. A federal jury in Phoenix involved in the IVC filter trial gave $2 million in punitive damage costs and $2 million in…

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Ethicon Physiomesh Lawsuit Alleges Serious Injuries

An Ethicon Physiomesh lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey, accusing the manufacturers of making a defective and dangerous device. The Physiomesh’s flexible composite mesh was allegedly used to treat umbilical hernia for the plaintiff, an individual who suffered serious injuries. The defendants, Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson, allegedly created, manufactured and supplied multi-layer hernia…

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Study: Xarelto Risks May Include Internal Bleeding Issues

A new study identifies that the Xarelto risks for patients may be much higher than the potential benefits. The study published in the New England Journal of Medicine identified that Xarelto risks can include serious side effects but it is no more effective than aspirin in terms of preventing blood clots following a knee replacement…

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Debt Collector Abuse Complaints Get Senators’ Attention

Debt Collector Abuse Complaints Get Senators' Attention

New senators are concerned about private debt collector abuse linked to the IRS. Debt collector abuse can take many different forms and it can also allow consumers who have been negatively affected to pursue legal action. Four Democrats in the United States Senate have already drafted a letter to the companies who were hired by…

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Risperdal Effects in Children May Be Severe

Risperdal has been tied to a number of different serious side effects but there are particular concerns recently over Risperdal effects in children. Risperdal is a widely prescribed antipsychotic medication and one that has recently become more popular for use with children diagnosed with autism. While there are side effects associated with all kinds of medications,…

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Study: IVC Filter Fracture May Be Common Side Effect

Study: IVC Filter Fracture May Be Common Side Effect

A new IVC filter fracture report identifies that there is a high risk of strut embolism. Inferior vena cava filter fractures have been reported by patients around the United States and a new report reveals that the risk of IVC filter fracture is high. The case study identifies one female patient who suffered from an…

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Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Cases May Be Centralized

Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Cases May Be Centralized

The polypropylene hernia mesh that has allegedly caused serious injuries may have future claims in a centralized Bard hernia mesh lawsuit. Many plaintiffs have filed a Bard hernia mesh lawsuit after suffering what they allege are serious injuries about which they should have been warned well in advance. Centralization of the separate hernia mesh claims…

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Elder Abuse Lawsuit Says Caretakers Stole $1.4M

An elder abuse lawsuit says that the caretakers responsible for assisting a dementia patient stole $1.4 million and failed to share news about her death with her family. The lawsuit points to money being transferred in a scheme that began as soon as the patient in question was diagnosed with dementia and began a mental…

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Texas Trucking Lawsuit Blames Driver, Employer for Negligence

Texas Trucking Lawsuit Blames Driver, Employer for Negligence

A Texas trucking lawsuit alleges that a female plaintiff was critically injured as a result of the behaviors carried out by The Pearl’s Trucking Inc. According to the Texas trucking lawsuit, on July 18, 2016, a driver employed by the defendant company was traveling on I-30 throughout Dallas country, Texas. The defendant’s vehicle was located…

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Patients Say Risperdal Warnings Didn’t Go Far Enough

Diabetic Amputation Lawsuit Filed by Invokana User Risperdal Warnings

Risperdal has been named in hundreds of different lawsuits filed in particular by young men and boys who developed gynecomastia. Other side effects have also been reported by patients alleging that Risperdal warnings should have been placed clearly on the medication to allow them to make an informed decision about using the drug to begin…

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