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Study Finds First Time Testosterone Users at Higher Risk of Heart Attack

January 22, 2015 – The latest in a collection of medical studies shows increasing evidence that first-time testosterone medication users… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Hospital Chain HCA to Stop Morcellation Use in Light of Recent FDA Warnings

January 6, 2015 – The HCA Network recently decided to end use of power morcellation procedures for treating uterine fibroids…. Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

FDA Urges Caution in Use of Morcellator Device

December 18, 2014—The FDA recently issued a warning against the use of laparoscopic power morcellators for treating uterine fibroids. The… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Plaintiffs in Xarelto Case Requesting Consolidation in Illinois Court

December 16, 2014—There is an effort underway to consolidate lawsuits against drug manufacturers Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson in… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Takeda Ordered to Pay $155,000 in Actos Lawsuit for Destroying Evidence

December 3, 2014—Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co. was recently ordered to pay a $155,000 fine as a result of its destruction of… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Boston Scientific Ordered to Pay $26.7 Million in Mesh Device Settlement

November 25, 2014—Four women will receive a portion of a $26.7 million verdict against Boston Scientific Corp, makers of transvaginal… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Judge Agrees With Jurors but Reduces Actos Award Against Eli Lilly and Takeda to $36.8 million

November 24, 2014—A federal judge reduced the amount of money drug manufacturers Eli Lilly and Co. and its former partner… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Depuy Expected to Settle Lawsuits Related to Its ASR Hip Replacement Devices

November 19, 2014—Johnson & Johnson is expected to pay more than $250 million in settlement compensation to patients injured by… Read More

Defective Medical Devices

Woman Dies From Leiomyosarcoma Following Morcellation Procedure

November 17, 2014—Recently, a 44-year-old New York woman who had undergone morcellation died as a result of cancer that spread… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Stryker to Pay at Least $1.4 Billion to Patients in Relation to Two of Its Hip Replacement Devices

Stryker, makers of hip implants and other medical devices, was ordered by a New Jersey Superior Court judge to pay… Read More