Category: Health News

Generic Drug Conspiracy Lawsuit

Generic Drug-Makers Charged in Illegal Price-Fixing Scheme

A federal antitrust lawsuit has found a widespread conspiracy in the generic drug industry to illegally reduce competition and boost prices on life-saving medications like antibiotics and diabetes drugs.

/ December 20, 2016
Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit in Texas

Texas Woman Files Recovery® Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a blood clot-catching filter that is associated with at least 27 deaths and 300 injuries has filed a lawsuit against C.R. Bard.

/ December 19, 2016
Pregnancy

Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy

A new study has found that pregnant women with low vitamin D levels are more likely to have children that display “autistic traits.”

/ December 19, 2016

Lymphoma Lawsuits Filed Over RoundUp Exposure Risks

Monsanto is facing a growing number of lawsuits from people who were diagnosed with cancer after years of being exposed to the weed-killer Roundup.

/ December 16, 2016
Actos Bladder Cancer

FDA Confirms Bladder Cancer Risk for Actos

The FDA has concluded that the type-2 diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) can increase the risk of bladder cancer. The label will be updated with results from a 13-year study that found a 63% increased risk.

/ December 15, 2016
Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

Pennsylvania Man Files Cook Günther Tulip® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was seriously injured by one of the oldest blood clot filters still on the market has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical.

/ December 15, 2016

ConAgra to Pay $11.2 Million for Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Nearly a decade after hundreds of people got sick from eating salmonella-tainted Peter Pan peanut butter, the company that sold it paid with a guilty plea to shipping adulterated food and an agreement to pay the largest criminal fine ever...

/ December 15, 2016
Anesthesia Brain Damage Warnings

FDA Warning: Anesthesia May Cause Brain Damage in Kids

The FDA is warning about the risk of brain damage from repeated or lengthy use of anesthesia in children under 3 years old, or the unborn babies of pregnant women in their third trimester.

/ December 14, 2016
Utah IVC Filter Lawsuit

Utah Woman Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Cook Medical has been sued by a woman who was injured by a blood clot filter that is associated with high rates of perforation through a major vein where it is implanted to prevent pulmonary embolisms.

/ December 14, 2016
Atrium C-QUR Hernia Mesh Lawsuit MDL

Atrium C-QUR Mesh Recall Lawsuits Centralized in New Hampshire

Three years after Atrium recalled thousands of C-QUR Hernia Mesh implants because the fish oil coating could peel off, nearly two dozen injury lawsuits were centralized in a federal court in New Hampshire. Lawyers say the mesh causes inflammation, allergic...

/ December 13, 2016