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Doctors, addiction experts urge FDA not to allow sales of potent new painkilling opioid Zohydro
More than 40 health care, consumer and addiction treatment groups have teamed up to urge drug regulators to rethink the approval of the potent painkiller Zohydro ER, due to hit the market in March.
Neighborhood blames cancer cluster on smokestacks at Whirlpool plant
Families from a rural Ohio town whose children have been diagnosed with cancer have been given the green light to pursue personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits against Whirlpool Corp. The families believe smokestacks from Whirlpool’s large washing machine factory
$100 million offered to plaintiffs in NuvaRing blood clot lawsuits
Merck & Co. has agreed to pay $100 million to settle thousands lawsuits alleging the company’s contraceptive device NuvaRing caused life-threatening blood clots. The only caveat is that at least 95 percent of the eligible complainants must opt into the agreement
Woman files Mirena IUD lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare
An Illinois woman has filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare alleging the company overstated the benefits of its Mirena IUD contraceptive device and failed to adequately warn women or their doctors of the serious health risks that it could cause.
Lawsuits filed on behalf of construction workers killed in Outer Loop industrial accident
Montgomery, Ala.,-based law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of one of two men killed in a construction accident while working on the Montgomery Outer Loop
Talcum powder could be to blame for thousands of cases of ovarian cancer each year
As many as 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed each year may have been caused by regular use of talcum powder, according to a Harvard University researcher. Dr. Daniel Cramer has spent the past three decades studying the link between
Transvaginal mesh manufacturer should be punished for mishandling documents related to lawsuits
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon mishandled documents related to its transvaginal mesh devices and should be barred from seeking to throw out lawsuits or using some defense tactics, say attorneys for women who filed lawsuits against the companies.
Attorneys general ask FDA to rethink its approval of first single-ingredient hydrocodone painkiller
Twenty-eight attorneys general are calling for the removal of powerful new painkiller Zohydro, arguing that the narcotic would only add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.