April 2014

Consumer Drug Safety
Consumer Information

Misdiagnosis Happens Twelve Million Times a Year in the United States

People go to the doctor all the time, and they put their faith and full belief in the physicians who… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

More Women and Doctors Bringing Up Complaints Regarding Essure

Over the past several months, more and more women, along with their physicians have been bringing up complaints to the… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Consumer Information

GlaxoSmithKline Allegedly Paid Bribes to Polish Doctors

GlaxoSmithKline, one of the largest drug companies in Britain, is facing accusations of bribery and corruption in Poland. This money,… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Jury Awards $9 Billion in Actos Cancer Case

Actos is a drug prescribed to patients with type 2 diabetes. Actos makes diabetic patient’s cells more responsive to the… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

AndroGel Lawsuits to be Consolidated in Northern District of Illinois

AndroGel lawsuits continue to mount against the makers of the product, AbbVie Inc. in courts across the country. Current lawsuits… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Bellwether Trials Chosen for Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacements

Zimmer, the world’s largest knee implant manufacturer, is facing over 1,300 pending trials against them for a range of complaints… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Novartis New Proposed Drug Under Scrutiny for Lack Of Efficacy

FDA reviewers are currently analyzing a drug that received a “breakthrough therapy” designation just last year. Novartis’ recent development of… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

First Trials On Defective Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implants To Start 2015

Trial litigation for Stryker Rejuvenate Hip implants is slated to begin in the summer of 2015.  In the meantime, mediations… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Consumer Information

FDA Inquiry About Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin Starts

It was announced in February that the United States Food and Drug Administration, better known as the FDA, will begin… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Public Citizen Says FDA Must Warn Public About Testosterone Drugs And Heart Attacks

Testosterone replacements should carry warning labels for potential risks of heart attacks, says the consumer interest group Public Citizen. On… Read More