Category: Health News

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
Cook Blood Clot Filter Lawusit Filed in Nevada

Nevada Man Files Cook Günther Tulip® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by one of the oldest retrievable blood clot filters on the market has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining a centralized litigation involving over 1,100 similar cases in Indiana.

/ December 7, 2016
Energy Drink Hepatitis Lawsuit

The Dangers of Energy Drinks: 5 Reasons You Should Quit Now

Energy drinks are aggressively marketed as a quick and easy way for busy people to focus their concentration and power through the day, but the reality is that the beverages are far less effective than the average cup of coffee,...

/ December 7, 2016
Texas Lawyer for Blood Clot Filter Lawsuits

Texas Man Files Bard Denali® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by a blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit against C.R. Bard, joining more than 1,100 other people in a consolidated litigation in Arizona.

/ December 6, 2016
Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

A new study has found that flavoring chemicals in e-cigarette liquids produce dangerous levels of carcinogens when they are vaped.

/ December 5, 2016
IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Man Files Bard Recovery® IVC Filter Lawsuit

C.R. Bard has been sued by a man who was injured by a blood clot filter that is linked to a 40% 5.5-year fracture risk. It was pulled off the market in 2005, but never recalled.

/ December 5, 2016
That Expensive New Cancer Drug Might Not Work

That Expensive New Cancer Drug Might Not Work

At least 50% of cancer drugs that were fast-tracked to patients by the FDA from 2008-2012 did not help them live longer or better lives. The most expensive drug also worsened quality of life. Even when these medications do not...

/ December 2, 2016
Lawsuit Filed in Nevada for Bard Meridian IVC Filter

C.R. Bard Hit With Meridian® IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Over 1,100 injury lawsuits have been filed over C.R. Bard blood clot filters. The latest case involves a filter that was pulled off the market in 2013 without a recall.

/ December 2, 2016