September 17, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: As the manufacturer of Risperdal (risperidone) continues their attempts to have a recent plaintiff verdict overturned, the Pennsylvania state judge assigned to the case explained last month why he denied a request by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a new trial in the Risperdal side effects lawsuit.Read [ Risperdal Judge Explains Reasons for Denying Janssen a New Trial ]
September 11, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY: The plaintiff in a Risperdal lawsuit who faced a petition for summary judgement on the part of the manufacturer, won the right to pursue the majority of his claims following a ruling by a New York judge that testimony by an expert witness is admissible, and may stand.Read [ Risperdal Plaintiff Green Lighted to Pursue Risperdal Lawsuit in New York ]
August 23, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: If there was ever any doubt that Risperdal gynecomastia was a compelling issue that too few knew about, that myth was dispelled when a Risperdal lawsuit landed squarely onto the pages of People Magazine in February, 2015.Read [ Philadelphia Judge Refuses to Overturn $2.5 Million Risperdal Plaintiff Verdict ]
August 9, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
New Orleans, LA: This is Frank’s story about his son Frankie, who was prescribed Risperdal to treat ADHD when he 11 years old. (Risperdal is frequently prescribed off-label for uses not approved by the FDA.) By the time Frankie was 16, he had developed “female boobs” or gynecomastia. Frank’s son was incarcerated at 18 years of age and he will be eligible for parole in three years, when he is 29 years old.Read [ Father Worries about his Incarcerated Son with Risperdal “Female Boobs” ]
July 24, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Philadelphia, PA: In the wake of several juries ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay compensation to Risperdal victims, over 3,600 new Risperdal lawsuits have been filed since the beginning of this year. The number of lawsuits in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has doubled, making the Risperdal mass-tort the largest in the system.Read [ Risperdal Now the Fastest-Growing Mass Tort Program ]
July 11, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: On the day that the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas is holding a status update and discussion on the Risperdal lawsuit file, (July 11, 2017) it’s instructive to look rearwards a year and a week to July 1, 2016 when a $70 million verdict was delivered by a Pennsylvania state court jury favoring the plaintiff in a Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuit.Read [ One Year after Blockbuster Risperdal Gynecomastia Award, Lawsuits Now Top 20,000 ]
June 25, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: The Risperdal lawsuit count now stands at a number above 18,000. To that end a staggering number of cases name pharmaceutical giants Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals as defendants. Most allege Risperdal gynecomastia, a Risperdal side effect characterized as the growth of male breast tissue. However one Risperdal lawsuit was recently filed in Missouri alleging that Risperdal had been prescribed to children as young as two years of age.Read [ Risperdal Lawsuit Hit 18,000 and Climbing, Status Update Due in July ]
June 14, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Plattsmouth, NE: Most of us don’t think twice to talk with our doctor if we think there is an issue—a side effect—associated with a prescribed medication. But many people with mental illness don’t have the wherewithal to seek help. Such is the case with Jared, who was prescribed Risperdal for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He developed gynecomastia, or “man boobs” and was unable to talk about it with his doctors, most of whom were at hospitals for mentally ill patients.Read [ Seeking Help Difficult for Bipolar Man with Risperdal “Man Boobs” ]
May 23, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Detroit, MI: Most jurors in Risperdal trials are likely sympathetic and at the same time shocked to discover how boys who developed female breasts have suffered. The public are likely reacting the same way after seeing a photo project online titled “Risperdal Boys”.Read [ Risperdal Victims Candid Photographs Speak Volumes ]
May 4, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: A Risperdal lawsuit that was initially stopped following a health issue on the part of a jurist, restarted and then thrown out on the second try will be up for a third go if the plaintiff has his way.Read [ Risperdal Lawsuit Plaintiff Up for a Third Try ]