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Tylenol Risk Evident While Government and Companies Are Slow to Respond

Tylenol Risk Evident While Government and Companies Are Slow to Respond

October 2, 2013 – 11:16 am | Comments Off

An increasing number of lawsuits have been brought against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary McNeil for Tylenol’s alleged link to liver damage.

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Tylenol Risk Evident While Government and Companies Are Slow to Respond

October 2, 2013 – 11:16 am | Comments Off

Tylenol Risk Evident While Government and Companies Are Slow to Respond

An increasing number of lawsuits have been brought against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary McNeil for Tylenol’s alleged link to liver damage. Read the full story »

Maker Of Vaginal Mesh Put Profits Over Patient Safety, Nurse Charges

August 14, 2013 – 3:55 pm | Comments Off
Maker Of Vaginal Mesh Put Profits Over Patient Safety, Nurse Charges

In the first lawsuit to go to trial in federal court involving faulty vaginal mesh products, Bloomberg reports that the plaintiff Donna Cisson charges that the manufacturer C.R. Bard Inc. used plastic in Avaulta line of …

Importance Of Opening Big Pharma’s Data To Patient Safety

July 1, 2013 – 2:29 pm | Comments Off
Importance Of Opening Big Pharma’s Data To Patient Safety

This weekend, The New York Times published an article on the effort to bring transparency and open review of data on the testing of prescription drugs in clinical trials by the pharmaceutical industry.

All Nap Nanny, Chill Infant Recliners Recalled

June 18, 2013 – 3:11 pm | Comments Off
All Nap Nanny, Chill Infant Recliners Recalled

As reported by USA Today, Federal regulators have announced that all models of the Nap Nanny infant recliners have been recalled and should no longer be used.

Metal Hip Recall Litigation Update

June 5, 2013 – 12:50 pm | Comments Off
Metal Hip Recall Litigation Update

In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a new rule requiring that manufacturers demonstrate the safety of all-metal hip implants in order to continue to sell these medical devices.

Video Update on Profemur Z Hip Implant Injuries and Profemur Z Lawsuits

May 15, 2013 – 5:34 pm | Comments Off
Video Update on Profemur Z Hip Implant Injuries and Profemur Z Lawsuits

Lieff Cabraser hip implant defect injury attorney Kent Klaudt has produced a video discussing Wright Profemur Z hip implant injuries and patient lawsuits

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Training Methods Being Reevaluated as Lawsuits Continue to Mount

May 10, 2013 – 5:06 pm | Comments Off
Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Training Methods Being Reevaluated as Lawsuits Continue to Mount

Intuitive Surgical, the company that builds and designs da Vinci Surgical System – a robot used to assist doctors in surgical procedures including removing prostates and repairing heart valves – has been hit with at …

$6.5 Million Verdict in First Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

April 27, 2013 – 10:01 am | Comments Off
$6.5 Million Verdict in First Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

In the first trial of an Actos lawsuit against Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., the manufacturer of Actos, a jury in Los Angeles, California, on April 25, 2013, awarded $6.5 million to Jack Cooper and …

California Jury Awards $8.3 Million to Injured DePuy ASR XL Hip Implant Patient

March 8, 2013 – 3:22 pm | Comments Off
California Jury Awards $8.3 Million to Injured DePuy ASR XL Hip Implant Patient

Today, in the first trial involving the recalled DePuy ASR hip implant, a California jury returned an $8.3 million verdict in favor of a Montana patient forced to undergo revision surgery to remove his defective …

New Stryker Metal Hip Implant Recall Lawsuit Filed

February 21, 2013 – 3:41 pm | Comments Off
New Stryker Metal Hip Implant Recall Lawsuit Filed

An Iowa resident has charged that Stryker Orthopaedics manufactured and sold a defective artificial hip implant, known as the Rejuvenate System, to her and thousands of other patients in the U.S.

Preventable Infections Common and Can Be Deadly in U.S. Hospitals

February 13, 2013 – 4:11 pm | Comments Off
Preventable Infections Common and Can Be Deadly in U.S. Hospitals

Consumer Reports discusses the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on deadly hospital infections, which follows the rates of infection in hospitals across the United States. The CDC’s report includes statistics on …

Hip Replacement Patients Fall Victim to FDA Loophole

February 13, 2013 – 12:26 pm | Comments Off
Hip Replacement Patients Fall Victim to FDA Loophole

There have been 93,000 patients who received the DePuy ASR hip replacement system since it was first introduced to the market in 2005.

Video: Simply Thick Recall and Risks Explained

February 4, 2013 – 1:44 pm | Comments Off
Video: Simply Thick Recall and Risks Explained

SimplyThick is a brand of thickening agent for infant formula. It was sold to parents, caregivers, and health professionals to thicken both formula and breast milk in order to assist infants in swallowing and keeping …

Yaz Lawsuits and Settlements Update

January 30, 2013 – 1:10 pm | Comments Off
Yaz Lawsuits and Settlements Update

In this video, Lieff Cabraser personal injury attorney Paulina do Amaral provides an update on the lawsuits against Bayer brought by women who developed blood clots after being prescribed the birth control pills Yaz, Yasmin, …

Internal Study by Johnson & Johnson Suggested Hip Device Could Fail in Thousands More

January 22, 2013 – 5:33 pm | Comments Off
Internal Study by Johnson & Johnson Suggested Hip Device Could Fail in Thousands More

The New York Times reports that an internal analysis conducted by Johnson & Johnson in 2011 after it recalled a troubled hip implant projected that the all-metal device could fail within five years in nearly …

Longer Time Between Contaminated Injection and Meningitis Diagnosis

January 18, 2013 – 5:10 pm | Comments Off
Longer Time Between Contaminated Injection and Meningitis Diagnosis

New patients continue to be diagnosed with fungal meningitis weeks after the outbreak began in October of last year.