October 2014

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Bard to Pay $21 Million to Resolve Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuits

The Bard Company, one of the numerous medical device companies that manufacture vaginal mesh devices, has agreed to pay for… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Endo Said to Add $400 Million to Resolve Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Endo International, manufacturers of controversial vaginal mesh products, has reached a settlement with several plaintiffs in cases filed against the… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Testosterone May Increase Risk for Prostate Cancer

Testosterone is a naturally occurring hormone that is higher in a man’s body than a woman’s. It plays an essential… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Uterine Cancer Rates from Morcellation May Be 1 in 370 According to New Research from Columbia University

Fears that using a morcellation device in the removal of uterine fibroids could cause aggressive cancer to spread worsened following… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Granuflo Complications Lead to Lawsuits Against Fresenius Medical Care

The company of Fresenius Medical Care is facing product liability lawsuits in relation to its GranuFlo dialysis treatment. The number… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Xarelto Lawsuits Increase as More Patients Experience Bleeding Problems

Lawsuits continue to arise over Xarelto (Rivaroxaban), a medication intended to treat blood clots. Suits have been filed against Bayer… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Jury Awards $73 Million to Woman in Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Boston Scientific Corp. was recently ordered by a Texas State court to pay a $73 million award to Martha Salazar,… Read More