Achilles Tendon Lawsuit News and Information
The antibiotic Levaquin has been associated with side effects that could increase the risk of tendon ruptures and permanent damage to the tendon, resulting in hundreds of failure to warn lawsuits filed throughout the United States. The manufacturers now face questions about whether adequate warnings have been provided about the risk of retina detachment with […]
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A Minneapolis jury has handed down a defense verdict in the second Levaquin lawsuit to go to trial involving allegations that the popular antibiotic caused a user to suffer a tendon rupture.
Trial is scheduled to begin early next week for the second Levaquin bellwether lawsuit in the federal MDL, after a jury returned a verdict of $1.8 million in the first bellwether trial over side effects of the popular antibiotic, which occurred late last year.
The federal judge presiding over thousands of Levaquin lawsuits filed by individuals who have suffered tendon ruptures after using Johnson & Johnson’s popular antibiotic, has agreed to release previously confidential company documents that were introduced at the first trial, where a jury awarded $1.8 million in compensatory and punitive damages as a result of the […]
State and federal court trials are scheduled to begin in April and May, respectively, for claims over tendon ruptures from Levaquin, an antibiotic made by Johnson & Johnson.
A Minnesota jury has awarded $1.8 million in the first bellwether Levaquin lawsuit, including $1.1 million in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and a subsidiary for recklessly failing to warn consumers and doctors of about the risk of tendon ruptures from Levaquin.
The first Levaquin trial, involving allegations that the popular antibiotic increases the risk of tendon ruptures, is underway in federal court in Minnesota.
A status conference is scheduled for today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota to discuss the status of the Levaquin litigation, involving lawsuits filed by users of the antibiotic who suffered severe tendon damage and other side effect of Levaquin. Lawyers will also review with the Court the schedule for the […]
A federal judge has denied a motion by Johnson & Johnson attorneys to have a Levaquin Achilles tendon rupture lawsuit dismissed on summary judgment, paving the way for the case to proceed to trial.
Two new Levaquin lawsuits have been filed in Illinois by four plaintiffs who say that the popular antibiotic caused them to experience tendon problems.
As the first trials for lawsuits over tendon damage from Levaquin approach in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL), Plaintiffs are renewing their request to have several of the “bellwether” cases consolidated for one trial.
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