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Levaquin Tendon Damage Trial Underway in New Jersey State Court

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Trial has begun in New Jersey state court for two lawsuits that alleges Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn doctors and patients about the risk of tendon damage from side effects of Levaquin, a popular antibiotic that has been the subject of more than 2,600 similar lawsuits filed throughout the United States.…

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 drug maker’s failure to warn about the side effects of Levaquin. …

First Levaquin Tendon Rupture Lawsuit Ends in $1.8M Verdict

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

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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 first Levaquin trial, which is expected to begin in about 60 days.…