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Laura is a fierce supporter of informing the public about dangerous drugs and the lawsuits currently pending against their manufacturers.

Georgia Man Files Testosterone Drug Lawsuit

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A Nashville, GA man has filed a short form complaint, which is part of the ongoing testosterone replacement therapy multidistrict litigation. George Lantis began taking Axiron in 2010 and used it until May 25, 2013. He claims testosterone replacement therapy caused him to suffer multiple serious and life-threatening blood clots.... Read more »

Texas Man Claims Xarelto Caused Severe GI Bleed

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A Texas man has filed a Xarelto lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, claiming the drug caused him to suffer a number of serious health issues. Anthony L. Romaniello was prescribed Xarelto by his physician for atrial fibrillation on January 5, 2013. He continued to use the drug until approximately April 24,... Read more »

Alabama Mother Files Zofran Lawsuit

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An Alabama mother and her nine-year-old son have filed a Zofran lawsuit. The mother’s doctor ordered her to begin taking the drug while she was pregnant, in January 2006, to combat nausea. The baby was born on August 12, 2006 and shortly after, doctors discovered he had a high, narrow... Read more »

Bayer Faces Xarelto Class Action Lawsuit in Canada

In addition to a growing number of cases in the United States, Bayer now faces a Xarelto class action lawsuit in Canada. Plaintiff Betty Samson filed the complaint in Calgary and another is likely to follow in Ontario, where an elderly woman bled to death while taking the drug. The complaint includes... Read more »

Law Firm Files Risperdal Lawsuit Against FDA

A Philadelphia law firm has filed a Risperdal lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration. The firm represents hundreds of children who have been allegedly injured as a result of ingesting Risperdal. The antipsychotic drug is used to treat a variety of mental/mood... Read more »

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Filed by Multiple Plaintiffs

Twelve plaintiffs have filed lawsuits against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, claiming the drug caused their spouse or themselves to develop bladder cancer. Each Actos lawsuit will be added to the ongoing multidistrict litigation in the Western District of Louisiana. Actos is an oral diabetes medication used to control blood sugar levels in... Read more »

Alabama Couple Files Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

An Alabama couple has filed a lawsuit alleging baby powder-induced cancer against Johnson & Johnson, after the plaintiff allegedly developed the disease from use of products manufactured by the company. Johnson & Johnson baby powder has been marketed to women for years as a way to keep the skin feeling dry,... Read more »

New Study Reveals Testosterone Drug Risk

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Recent studies have provided conflicting and controversial results regarding testosterone drug risk to patients undergoing testosterone replacement therapy. However, a new report titled “Testosterone Therapy and Risk of Myocardial Infarction: A Pharmacoepidemiologic Study” published on January 13, found statistically significant results. Researchers Mahyar Etminan, Sean C. Skeldon, Sheldon Larry Goldenberg,... Read more »

33 Yaz Lawsuits Headed to Trial

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U.S. District Judge David R. Herndon ─ who is overseeing all federal Yaz and Yasmin lawsuits ─ has identified 33 cases for early bellwether trials that will likely beginning during the middle of 2015. All product liability lawsuits regarding the birth control pills have been joined together under multidistrict litigation... Read more »