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Levaquin Lawsuit

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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Lawsuit Over Tendon Rupture From Levaquin Results in Defense Verdict

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. 

Second Levaquin Bellwether Trial Set to Begin May 31

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.

Judge Allows Release of Documents from Levaquin Lawsuit

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 […]

Levaquin Lawsuits Scheduled For Trial in April and May

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.

First Levaquin Tendon Rupture Lawsuit Ends in $1.8M Verdict

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.

Levaquin Trial Over Tendon Damage Underway in Federal Court

The first Levaquin trial, involving allegations that the popular antibiotic increases the risk of tendon ruptures, is underway in federal court in Minnesota. 

Levaquin Lawyers to Meet with Court to Discuss Status of Litigation, First Trial

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 […]

Levaquin Lawsuit Over Achilles Tendon Rupture May Proceed: Court

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. 

Lawsuits Over Levaquin Tendon Problems Filed in Illinois

Two new Levaquin lawsuits have been filed in Illinois by four plaintiffs who say that the popular antibiotic caused them to experience tendon problems. 

Plaintiffs Renew Push for Consolidated Trial in Levaquin Bellwether Cases

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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