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Lipitor side effects lawsuits mount against Pfizer
Lawsuits are mounting against Pfizer Inc., alleging the company withheld information that its cholesterol-lowering statin drug Lipitor could cause women to develop type 2 diabetes. In the past five months, Lipitor side effects lawsuits have jumped from 56 to more than
Second transvaginal mesh lawsuit against Boston Scientific goes to trial
The second bellwether trial involving injuries from Boston Scientific’s transvaginal mesh device is underway in Massachusetts state court, and plaintiffs are hoping for a different outcome than the first.
Bank of America settles mortgage fraud claims with U.S. and six states for record $16.65 million
The U.S. Justice Department and six state attorneys general have reached a $16.65-billion settlement with Bank of America Corporation to resolve claims that the bank and its former and current subsidiaries, including Countrywide and Merrill Lynch, defrauded investors, government agencies,
Last unresolved lawsuit from Continental Flight 3407 crash headed to trial
One wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the crash of Continental Airlines Flight 3407 in Clarence Center, New York, has not been resolved, and the case appears to be headed to trial in the coming months.
Pfizer faces thousands of lawsuits linking Lipitor to type 2 diabetes
From the time the cholesterol-lowering statin Lipitor (atorvastatin) hit the market in 1996, it has been the No. 1 best-selling prescription drug in the country, bringing in more than $130 billion in worldwide sales. More than 29 million people in
Lawsuits against Bayer alleging neurological side effects from Mirena IUD will not be centralized
Nine lawsuits against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals alleging the company’s Mirena IUD caused neurological conditions will not be consolidated into a multidistrict litigation because there are just too few to justify the motion. Plaintiffs had asked that the lawsuits be centralized
Fresenius fighting request to produce adverse event reports related to GranuFlo, NaturLyte
Fresenius Medical Care is fighting a request by plaintiffs for the dialysis products and services provider to produce hard copies of adverse event reports involving patients because it would require the company to sift through records at 2,100 clinics with
Fresenius faces more than 5,500 NaturaLyte, GranuFlo lawsuits
Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis services and products, is facing more than 5,500 lawsuits alleging the company’s dialysis concentrates caused patients to suffer sudden cardiac arrest.
Risperidone side effects send patients to the emergency room
Adverse effects of antipsychotic medications such as Risperdal (risperidone) send more than 20,000 people in the United States to the emergency room each year, prompting the American Psychiatric Association to issue an advisory to clinicians to carefully evaluate patients before
FDA approves oxycodone combination drug that resists abuse
A powerful combination opioid painkiller whose euphoric effects can be rendered inactive if the drug is tampered with has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drug’s formulation aligns with the agency’s commitment to combat the misuse