Category: Health News

IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed by Texas Woman

A lawsuit has been filed against Cook Medical by a woman from Texas who was injured by the Celect® Vena Cava Filter.

/ August 4, 2016

Essure Lawyers Request MDL to Centralize Lawsuits

Lawyers spearheading the Essure litigation have asked judges to centralize dozens of lawsuits involving 1,000 injured women into one federal court.

/ July 29, 2016

Study Links Red Tattoo Ink and Cancer

Think twice before you get that rose or cherry tattoo. Red inks are linked to allergic reactions and even cancer.

/ July 27, 2016

FDA Adds Stronger Warnings on Powerful Antibiotics

FDA is updating labels on powerful antibiotics to warn that the risk of severe, disabling side effects outweighs their benefit for treating less serious infections.

/ July 26, 2016

1st Case Selected for Cook IVC Filter Trial in 2017

With over 650 federal IVC filter lawsuits now pending against Cook Medical, a judge has chosen the first case to go to trial next year.

/ July 25, 2016

FDA Investigates Hair Loss Linked to WEN Cleansing Conditioner

Hundreds of women experienced balding, hair loss, and skin reactions from WEN Cleansing Conditioner, sold on QVC by celebrity stylist Chaz Dean.

/ July 21, 2016
Lawyer for vena cava blood clot filter side effects.

Nearly 1,500 IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court

What happens when a medical device that is supposed to stop dangerous blood clots suddenly tilts, breaks, or moves somewhere else in your body?

/ July 15, 2016

5th Patient at Pittsburgh Hospital Dies of Mold Infection

A transplant patient who died from a fungal infection he got at a hospital in Pittsburgh has died, making him the 5th victim in an outbreak that began in 2014.

/ July 13, 2016

Nexium Lawsuit Filed in Tennessee

A man who developed severe kidney inflammation and needed dialysis after taking Nexium has filed a lawsuit.

/ July 7, 2016

$70 Million Awarded to Boy Who Grew Breasts After Taking Risperdal

A boy with gynecomastia who took Risperdal has been awarded $70 million by a jury in Philadelphia.

/ July 5, 2016