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Was Invokana Rushed to Market?

In 2013, a new drug to treat type 2 diabetes was released. This medication, Invokana, was seen as a new way to help control diabetes and doctors began prescribing it to many of their patients. Unfortunately, there were a few details about Invokana use nobody knew about. Now, some experts are questioning if the medication was potentially rushed to market….
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Could Zostavax Actually Cause Shingles Instead of Preventing It?

Have you ever had Chicken Pox? It’s often considered a rite of passage, and once you’ve had Chicken Pox, the shingles virus (herpes zoster) stays with you for the rest of your life. Shingles  can be a devastating illness when you are older, but a vaccine promises to help stop the virus in its tracks. However, is Zostavax the helpful…
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Is This Blood Thinner One of the Most Dangerous Drugs on the Market?

Bayer and Johnson & Johnson are facing thousands of lawsuits over deaths and injuries attributed to Xarelto, a blood-thinning medication. Plaintiffs involved in the cases claim the drug is responsible for causing uncontrollable bleeding in the intestines and brain. Additional claims suggest both companies did not warn consumers about the risks associated with taking the drug. Xarelto is for patients…
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Drug Lawsuits Result in Multi-Million Dollar Verdicts Against Johnson & Johnson

Drug lawsuits hold manufacturers accountable for releasing life-ruining or dangerous medications. One of the best recent examples is Risperdal, an antipsychotic drug made by Johnson & Johnson. Earlier this year, a Tennessee teenager received $70 million from a lawsuit against the multinational company. The teenager claims Risperdal caused him to grow breasts, a condition known as gynecomastia. This is not…
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Has the Birth Control Product Essure Injured Thousands of Unsuspecting Women?

Essure is a permanent birth control product that received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in 2002 for use as a contraceptive. Bayer has carried out aggressive marketing campaigns for Essure that have been called into question by both consumers and attorneys for deceptive advertising. These marketing campaigns promise women Essure is a permanent solution for birth control that does…
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Is This Popular Breast Cancer Drug Causing Permanent Hair Loss?

Multiple lawsuits have been filed against Sanofi-Aventis, the pharmaceutical company behind the breast cancer drug Taxotere. According to the lawsuits, Sanofi-Aventis failed to warn patients they could permanently lose their hair by taking the chemotherapy drug. The lawsuits also claim Sanofi-Aventis knew Taxotere could cause permanent hair loss in 2005, but did not change the labeling until January of 2016…
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Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit in New Jersey

“The risk of bladder cancer increased with increasing dose and duration of pioglitazone use. Compared to never being exposed to pioglitazone, a duration of pioglitazone therapy longer than 12 months was associated with a 40% increase in risk…” From 6/15/11 FDA Drug Safety Communication. Important News Alert On June 10, 2011, the popular Type 2 diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) was…
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New Jersey Courts Become More Class Action Friendly

On Wednesday, May 13, an Appellate Court decision made it a little bit easier for plaintiffs to proceed with class action suits in New Jersey. In the past, it has been unclear whether courts in New Jersey should require, in consumer class action matters with low amounts of damages at stake, that members of the allegedly injured class be objectively…
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“The risk of bladder cancer increased with increasing dose and duration of pioglitazone use. Compared to never being exposed to pioglitazone, a duration of pioglitazone therapy longer than 12 months was associated with a 40% increase in risk… ” From 6/15/11 FDA Drug Safety Communication. On June 10, 2011, the popular Type 2 diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) was pulled from…
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Keefe Law Firm Is Currently Investigating Claims of Serious Injuries to Patients Taking Testosterone Therapy “Low T” Drugs for Treatment

Keefe Law Firm is investigating alleged claims of serious and sometimes fatal side effects suffered by patients who were prescribed “Low T” drugs for testosterone therapy, or TT. There is a wide variety of drugs prescribed to assist males who suffer from low testosterone, including but not limited to: • ANDROGEL • AXIRON • ANDRODERM • FORTESTA • TESTIM •…
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