Category: Health News

Cook Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit Filed in Missouri

Missouri Woman Files Cook Günther Tulip® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a blood clot-catching filter made by Cook Medical has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of selling a defective medical device.

/ December 13, 2016

EPA Panel to Investigate Cancer Risk with Monsanto’s Roundup

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a three-day series of meetings this week dedicated to examining evidence linking Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer.

/ December 13, 2016
Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh

Ethicon Recalls Physiomesh Hernia Mesh in Europe, Australia

Ethicon is facing several lawsuits from people who were injured by Physiomesh hernia mesh. It was pulled off the market in the United States after studies found higher rates of hernia recurrence and revision surgery. The FDA did not announce...

/ December 12, 2016
Ohio Lawsuit for Bard G2 Vena Cava Filter Injury

Ohio Man Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by a blood clot-catching filter has filed a lawsuit accusing C.R. Bard of selling a defective medical device.

/ December 12, 2016
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Alzheimer’s Cure Within Reach After Successful Drug Trial

A drug that ‘switches off’ production of toxic proteins caused by Alzheimer’s disease is raising hopes that a cure could finally be within reach.

/ December 12, 2016
Injury Lawsuit Filed for IVC Filter

Texas Woman Files Cook Celect® Platinum Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a "new-and-improved" version of an IVC filter that has been linked to serious risks has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical.

/ December 9, 2016
Mumps Vaccine Lawyer

Vaccine Worries Rise As Mumps Outbreaks Hit 10-Year Peak

Mumps outbreaks are spreading across the U.S. at their fastest rate in a decade — mostly in fully-vaccinated students. As new viruses emerge, so have concerns that the 50 year-old mumps vaccine may not work as well as Merck claims.

/ December 9, 2016

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Pay $19.5 Million Over Improper Marketing of Abilify

Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to pay $19.5 million to resolve allegations that the company made misleading representations to promote its blockbuster antipsychotic drug Abilify (generic: aripiprazole).

/ December 9, 2016
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Woman Suffers Horrific Skin Rash from Antibiotics

Sandy Duperval, 34, was "burned from the inside out" and nearly died of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN), a rare but life-threatening side effect of many medications.

/ December 8, 2016
Cook Gunther Tulip IVC Filter Lawsuit

IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

Cook Medical is facing over 1,100 lawsuits from people who were injured by blood clot filters implanted in the inferior vena cava (IVC).

/ December 8, 2016