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Consumer Information July 17, 2018

Several Valsartan Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Due to Cancer Concerns

A voluntary recall has been issued for several medications used to control blood pressure and treat heart failure. The recall… Read More

Defective Medical Devices July 16, 2018

Aesculap Knee Replacement Lawsuit Update 2018

A new lawsuit was just filed against Aesculap, a division of B. Braun, regarding a problem with the company’s prosthetic… Read More

Defective Medical Devices July 1, 2018

Medtronic Insulin Pump Update 2018: FDA Expands Aproval

It has been nearly a year since certain Medtronic Insulin Pump infusion sets were recalled by the device’s manufacturer after… Read More

Defective Drugs June 30, 2018

Androgel/Low T Lawsuits & Settlement Updates for 2018

A settlement agreement was recently reached between Endo International, makers of Androgel, and the 1300 plaintiffs who sued the company… Read More

Defective Medical Devices June 27, 2018

Physiomesh Lawsuit Update 2018 – Physiomesh Hernia Patch Mesh

A lawsuit was filed in mid-June against Ethicon, the company that manufactures Physiomesh. According to the claim, filed by Merlene… Read More

Defective Drugs June 24, 2018

Nexium, Prilosec Lawsuits Scheduled to Begin in September 2020

Bellwether trials for proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication lawsuits are scheduled to begin in September 2020. Consumers filed the lawsuits… Read More

Defective Drugs May 2, 2017

Town Struggling With Opioid Addiction Takes Fight to Drugmaker

The mayor of Everett, Washington is suing the drugmaker responsible for the pain medication OxyContin, claiming that the company was… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs April 25, 2017

Ibuprofen Linked to Heightened Risk for Cardiac Arrest

Using ibuprofen and other common painkillers puts users at an increased risk for heart attacks, according to a new Danish… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices March 14, 2017

Ethicon Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Scheduled for Trial

The first lawsuit against the Ethicon division of Johnson & Johnson regarding the company’s Physiomesh surgical mesh product is set… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Despite New Technology, IVC Filters Continue to Fail

There is currently only one IVC filter still available on the market, but it possibly poses the same problems and… Read More