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Xarelto: Is it the next Pradaxa?
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on August 13, 2014
After the recent multi-million dollar Pradaxa lawsuit settlement, patients who suffered a bleeding injury while taking the anticoagulant Xarelto may wonder if they have a legal claim. For more than 50 years, patients with an abnormal heart rhythm known as nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AFib not due to valve problems) used a blood thinner called...
Jury Awards $9 Billion in Actos Litigation
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on April 9, 2014
In one of the largest jury awards in U.S. history, the manufacturers of the diabetes treatment Actos® were ordered to pay $1.5 million in compensatory damages and $9 billion in punitive damages over hidden cancer risks. According to court documents, a federal court jury found that pharmaceutical giants Takeda and Eli Lilly acted with...
Black Box Warning for Testosterone Drugs
Posted in Medical Malpractice on February 25, 2014
As we previously reported, multiple studies revealed a link between the use of Low-T medications and the risk of blood clots, stroke, heart attack and death. Now, consumer watch group Public Citizen has petitioned the FDA to add a Boxed Warning to all testosterone medications and require manufacturers to inform patients about the increased...