October 2013

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Topamax Birth Defect Lawsuit Results in $4M Award

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay more than $4 million in damages for the side effects cause by… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Ban at UK NHS Hospitals

The United Kingdom took a big step and banned the use of all controversial hip implant designs in hospitals funded… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Transvaginal Mesh Damage Award Against Bard Upheld

Manufactures in the first federal Bard Avaulta trial have attempted to overturn the $2 million award for the plaintiff. However… Read More

Drug Dangers
Defective Drugs

Pradaxa Adverse Events Lead the Way in 2012

During the entire year of 2012, according to an analysis done by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, The FDA… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Stryker ShapeMatch Cutting Guide Lawsuit Filed

The Stryker Corporation is facing yet another lawsuit. This time, rather than complaints over Stryker Knee replacements, there are complaints… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Da Vinci Robot Complaints to FDA Rise in 2013

In regards to the innovative da Vinci robot surgeries, there have been an increased number of complaints this year. Citron… Read More