Category: Health News

California Man Files Bard Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

California Man Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a man who was injured by a blood clot filter that has a 40% 5-year risk of fracturing. It was pulled off the market in 2010.

/ November 10, 2016

Does Trump Victory Mean the End of Obamacare?

Donald Trump has vowed for months to repeal the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, if elected. Now that he has secured the nomination, the question is whether he’ll be able to completely repeal the law in the event...

/ November 9, 2016
Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in MDL

Virginia Woman Files Bard Meridian® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman from Virginia who was injured by a blood clot filter that was recently pulled off the market by C.R. Bard has joined a nationwide litigation with over 1,000 lawsuits.

/ November 9, 2016
Candida Auris

Symptoms of C. Auris Fungal Infections Hard to Detect

The most common symptoms are fever and chills, but Candida auris is hard to detect because symptoms resemble other fungal infections. Diagnosis also requires special lab tests.

/ November 8, 2016
Lawyer for vena cava blood clot filter side effects.

Florida Man Files Option™ Elite IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man with a blood clot filter permanently embedded in his body has filed a lawsuit accusing Rex Medical of selling a defective device.

/ November 8, 2016
Baby Powder St. Louis Trial Verdict

Johnson & Johnson Seeks Venue Change for Talcum Powder Lawsuits

After three consecutive multi-million dollar verdicts in lawsuits alleging cancer from Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based hygiene products, the healthcare giant is hoping to change its luck by having future cases heard by a different court.

/ November 7, 2016

Two More Deaths Linked to Medtronic Pain Pump

Two people have died following dosing errors with the Medtronic SynchroMed II infusion pump, a device that injects pain medications directly into the spine of patients with metastatic cancer, chronic pain and severe spasticity.

/ November 4, 2016
Energy Drink Hepatitis Lawsuit

Energy Drinks Linked to Case Report of Hepatitis

Excessive consumption of energy drinks with vitamins like niacin (Vitamin B3) may cause sudden liver inflammation or acute hepatitis, according to a case report.

/ November 3, 2016

J&J Settles Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit Before Trial

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging that its antipsychotic drug Risperdal caused a young man to grow excessive breast tissue in order to avoid a trial that was set to begin Monday in Pennsylvania...

/ November 3, 2016
Essure Warning FDA

FDA Finalizes Essure “Black Box” Warning Label

The FDA has recommended stronger warnings about the risks of Essure, a sterilization device made by Bayer that has been linked to over 9,900 reports of problems.

/ November 1, 2016