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Category Archives: Lawsuits

Summaries and background on lawsuits or topics.

Breast Implant Lawsuits

Potential product liability lawsuits are being evaluated against the manufacturers of certain types of breast implants, which have been linked reports of a rare form of cancer, known as breast implant anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), which is a subtype of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.…

Viagra Melanoma Lawsuit

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Recent studies have found that side effects of Viagra may increase the risk of melanoma, a serious and potentially deadly form of skin cancer. Lawsuits are now being reviewed for men nationwide who may have avoided problems from melanoma if warnings had been provided. STATUS OF VIAGRA MELANOMA LAWSUITS: Product liability lawyers are providing free consultations and case evaluations for men diagnosed with melanoma following use of Viagra, to determine whether financial compensation may be available through a lawsuit. MANUFACTURER: Pfizer OVERVIEW: Viagra (sildenafil citrate) was approved in 1998 for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The widely used drug generates…

Vaginal Mesh / Bladder Sling Lawsuits

Thousands of women who had a vaginal mesh or bladder sling implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse have experienced severe internal injuries, urinary problems and other complications as a result of problems with the medical devices, which may actually provide no real benefit over other methods of treating pelvic organ prolapse.…

Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Lawsuit

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The new blood thinner Pradaxa has been linked to an increased risk of serious and potentially life-threatening bleeding, leading many to question its safety. PRADAXA LAWSUIT STATUS: In May 2014, Boehringer Ingelheim and attorneys for plaintiffs reached a Pradaxa settlement agreement for $650 million, which would resolve about 4,000 Pradaxa bleeding lawsuits.…

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

A number of different types of hernia mesh made by various manufacturers have been associated with design defects that could cause severe and life-threatening complications after hernia surgery.…

Laundry Detergent Pod Lawsuit

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Thousands of children have suffered serious and potentially life threatening injuries from laundry detergent poisoning caused by single use pods or capsules, which have been sold without adequate warnings or safety precautions to prevent young children from accessing and placing the packs in their mouths. LAUNDRY DETERGENT PACK LAWSUITS: Potential product liability lawsuits are being reviewed and evaluated by lawyers for children who have suffered laundry detergent poisoning from pods or packs sold by a number of different manufacturers. Cases are reviewed on a contingency fee basis, which means there are no fees or expenses unless a recovery is received.…

Energy Drink Lawsuits

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There are growing concerns over the health risks associated energy drinks and energy supplements, which have been linked to reports of heart problems and even death. Lawsuits allege that many of these products contain inadequate warnings about the potential side effects, yet they are aggressively promoted as safe. ENERGY DRINK LAWSUIT STATUS: A number of product liability lawsuits, wrongful death lawsuits and class action lawsuits have been filed against makers of energy drinks, such as Monster Energy, Red Bull, Rockstar, Redline and others. >>SUBMIT INFO FOR REVIEW BY A LAWYER<< OVERVIEW: Since the turn-of-the-century, the energy drink market has exploded.…

Nexium, Prilosec and Other Acid Reflux Drug Lawsuits

Side effects of Nexium, Prilosec and other blockbuster heartburn and acid reflux medications have been linked to a risk of acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease and potentially kidney failure. However, it appears that inadequate warnings may have been provided to consumers and the medical community. ACID REFLUX DRUG LAWSUIT STATUS:: Product liability lawyers are reviewing potential Nexium lawsuits, Prilosec lawsuits and other claims involving side effects of acid reflux drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI). Potential claims are being reviewed for users who suffered any of the following injuries: Acute Kidney Injury Acute Interstitial Nephritis Chronic Kidney Disease…

Thoratec HeartMate II Lawsuits

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Concerns have been raised that individuals who received a Thoratec HeartMate II heart pump since early 2011 may face a higher risk of blood clots than has previously been associated with the device. As a result, potential claims are being evaluated for those who have suffered a blood clot injury that may be linked to changes to the device, warnings or performance.…

Tylenol Lawsuits

Side effects of Tylenol, the popular and widely used pain killer, may increase the risk of serious liver damage and liver failure, potentially resulting in the need for a liver transplant. TYLENOL LAWSUIT STATUS: Product liability lawyers are pursuing potential Tylenol lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States who have been diagnosed with liver problems due to side effects of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in the pain medication. In February 2017 a proposed Tylenol settlement was announced, but the details have not been released. . >>SUBMIT INFO ABOUT A TYLENOL LAWSUIT<<…