May 2014

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Boehringer Ingelheim Settle Pradaxa Cases, over $650 million

Boehringer Ingelheim, makers of Pradaxa, agreed to pay $650 million to settle 4,000 cases that have been filed against the… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Federal Regulators Update Statement on Pradaxa to Include Bleeding Risk

Federal regulators are finally issuing an update to their statement regarding the potential side effects of the drug Pradaxa. They’ve… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Will Takeda Pay Eli Lilly & Co.’s Share of Diabetes Drug Case?

Recently, a federal court ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Eli Lilly & Co. to pay $9 billion in damages. The… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Consumer Information

Bayer Purchases Merck Consumer Business

One of the biggest deals to come out of the pharmaceutical world in recent weeks is the acquisition of Merck… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

More Yaz, Yasmin Lawsuits for Bayer

Bayer has paid more than $1.74 billion in settlements for the Yaz and Yasmin cases they’ve been dealing with recently…. Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Consumer Information

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Risks Shown in New Studies

Talcum powder is most commonly marketed as a baby powder and is an extremely common household item.  For decades this… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

FDA Feels Transvaginal Mesh Needs Reclassification as High Risk

Over the past couple of years, transvaginal mesh and the problems it has been causing have been in the news… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Should Generic Drug Makers Be Accountable?

People who take generic drugs often suffer from the same debilitating and dangerous side effects as those who take name… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Not All Testosterone Drug Makers Agree on Multidistrict Litigation Plan

Many companies who are in the business of creating, manufacturing, and selling male testosterone replacement support the idea of creating… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Consumer Information

FDA Sends Warning to Medical Tech Firm Over Minnetonka Plant

The Food and Drug Administration recently sent a letter to Endo International, Inc., a company from Ireland who owns American… Read More